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09-23-2018 02:46 AM

SawStop table came out of square. - 9 replies

Little over a year ago I was using my saw with my tening jig and the jig nicked the blade which activated the Brake . Every since that occurred I noticed that it was little harder to push material. I would feed the material, halfway through the saw blade, it felt like it was being pinched against the fence. I adjusted the fence kicking it out t...

06-02-2017 12:11 AM

Sell my Dust collection Setup - 0 replies

I recently upgraded my Dust collector to a 3hp Delta. I put up my current Dust collection system on CL. It Consist of a Super Dust deputy, HF dust collector, Wynn filter, 5” dust hose, and Rikon impeller.

05-21-2017 02:20 AM

Dust collection Hose Issues. - 3 replies

I have my DC setup in the center back of the garage with PVC piping throughout, at the end I have the one flex hose that I connect to 5 different machines. The one problem that I run into, after a while the end of the hose start to tear apart and I have to re cut it. Dose any one have an ideas to stop this from happening.

04-20-2017 04:18 AM

I made a $174.00 mistake this past weekend. - 19 replies

This past weekend I was working in my garage cutting tenons on my Table saw. I accidentally set off my Brake on my SawStop. I wasted a 2 month old Ridgid Carbide Saw blade that I bought at the Woodworking show this past Feb, then I had to go out and buy a new Cartage for the saw. When the saw first fired I was like SH*T What Happened? I realiz...

08-19-2016 06:57 PM

10% off Coupon from Grizzly who needs one! - 12 replies

I opened my email yesterday and recieved coupon from Grizzly for 10% off until 8-31-16. I don’t need anything here is the code. 16CFACSBNMSXM9Q.

08-03-2016 12:10 AM

Contact Cement need help! - 1 reply

Hi Every one I’m looking for some Help? building a bread box and I was going to use contact cement to glue up the tambour to the canvas. Does contact cement stick to stained wood, I know wood glue doesn’t. I want to stain it but need to know if it’s safe. Thanks for reading.

03-16-2016 09:48 PM

Super Dust deputy on sale at Menards .com - 1 reply

Just opened my email from Menards and saw The SDD for the low low price of $149.00. That is the cheapest I have ever seen it. I’ve had one for the past couple of years . If your in the market for one, now is the time to buy.

11-19-2015 01:16 AM

Looking to buy Jet edge sander! - 3 replies

Looking to buy my first edge sander. I was looking at the Jet OES-80c edge sander and the Grizzly G0564 3hp. I know the Griz is twice as much but looks to hold up longer. If any one has used any of these machines please post your opions. Any information would be great to help decide which direction to go. I know Jet has 15% OFF this black Friday...

04-12-2015 05:25 AM

Only a couple of days left to use the Grizzly coupon code! Looking to Upgrade! - 4 replies

Just wanted to know if anyone is not going to use their coupon code. I’am looking to upgrade to G1071 Spindle sander ( didn’t tell the wife yet!). Thanks Alan.

09-24-2014 03:54 AM

Jorgenson Cabinet master clamps are on Sale. - 6 replies

Menards is having another made in America sale this next two weeks. The Jorgenson Cabinet master Clamps are on sale. The 24” is $22.99, 36” is $26.99, and the 48” is $29.99.

08-24-2014 04:20 AM

How safe is a radial arm saw and is it a good addition to the shop? - 44 replies

I’am going to look a used Delta shop master Radial arm saw in the morning. I ask my brother if he wanted to go for a ride and take a look at it. He told me that I don’t need one and that they are dangerous! I never used one, and I would only use it for cross cutting and dados. I’m hoping if someone could tell me who uses them i...

06-27-2014 04:49 AM

Do you think I have this Grizzly Shaper G1035 priced too high. - 8 replies

This past Father’s Day I upgraded to a used Steel City 3hr Shaper. To help off set the cost of the newer shaper I put my Grizzly Shaper up on craigslist. I have the price set for $375.00, I bought it used and put $100.00 into it. I had some calls/emails and the first thing people want ...

10-20-2013 06:48 AM

Has anyone re sharpened planer knives for Dewalt 734 - 1 reply

I’am going to replace my knives on my Dewalt planer when I wake up. So before I throw them away in the recycle bin. Has any one had their Dewalt 734 Planer knives resharpened? Look forward in reading if anyone has and please let me know how well the knives perform.

08-22-2013 01:08 AM

Are Harbor freight electric motors any good? - 1 reply

I have a HR dust collector with the 2hp motor and it runs great. I was walking through and noticed that HF sells electric motors. Has anyone bought and used these motors . What opinions do you have about them and are they junk or a hidden gem?

08-08-2013 03:38 AM

Do roller guides for band saws make a big difference? - 8 replies

I was throwing around the idea of getting roller guides for my Jet 14” band saw. Do roller guides make a big difference on how well the saw runs and cuts? I just want to make sure it’s worth spending the money for the guides or should I just stay with my cool blocks. I look forward to reading your responses, thanks Alan

05-01-2013 06:30 AM

Issues with 80 grit sandpaper on drum sander - 4 replies

I bought my Jet 16/32 used,it came with 80 grit paper. I never had any issues until I replaced the paper with a new 80 grit roll from a new box. I ran some maple through the drum sander and then used the ROS going through the order 100-220 grit paper. SO should I start off the 100 grit paper on the drum sander or did I miss something when I was ...

02-28-2013 10:37 PM

Free accessories when you buy a Sawstop, but if you bought one few months ago your SOL! - 9 replies

I was looking through my Woodcraft catalog and saw a add for SawStop, if you buy a cabinet saw you get a choice of mobile base or over arm dust collection system. Back in December I called Sawstop and asked if any promotions are coming up and I was told they had no idea, fine so I bought my saw. I love the saw had a problem with motor ( it was b...

12-13-2012 03:24 AM

SawStop contractor saw or 1.75hr cabinet saw - 8 replies

Sold my saw today for $350.00, on Dec 2nd I cut my middle finger with my delta contractor saw, thank God I only had to get stitches.Sitting in the ER my wife told me to get a Sawstop and no I didn’t stick my finger into the blade for a new saw! I’am not sure whats the difference between the contractor and the cabinet saw both have ...

12-08-2012 09:56 PM

What is a fair price to ask for a delta contractor saw 36-969 - 3 replies

I cut my middle finger on my contractor saw last weekend! I was lunky only had to get 4 stitches and I been off work for the past week. So I decided to put it up for sale. I’am asking $450.00 I know people will try and haggle it down. The saw has a 30 inch fence, cast iron wings, link belt, and mitergauge. I will put my money towar...

11-13-2012 02:17 AM

looking for a riving knife for Delta contractor saw. - 3 replies

Hi everyone, I’ve had my Delta contractors saw for the last 6 years and I really like it. I made upgrades to it but now I’am looking to upgrade to a riving knife. I don’t use the blade guard that came with the saw instead I copied off designs for a over head blade guard off the internet. I was wondering if anyone had upgraded t...

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