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04-21-2019 12:12 AM

Unisaw "cap screw" - 5 replies

I bought an old unisaw and I’m running through cleaning it up and I noticed that the bolt holding the motor to the mount is incorrectly sized. I have the pin, but the other side is a bolt that threads through the mount into the casting there. It is part 31 on e-replacement parts and they are calling it a “cap screw” but has no ...

11-25-2016 03:00 PM

This ad gave me a good chuckle this morning - 8 replies

If I’m counting correctly, it looks like 4 riser blocks on there! Wonder how she cuts…

08-27-2015 02:30 PM

Buying a used Jointer - 15 replies

Hi All, Looking for some advice on buying a used jointer on craigslist. I’m trying to decide between one of two machines (or neither). The first is a grizzly, he was asking $400 but was quick to accept an offer of $250. The second is a Jet and he is asking $100 firm. Which would you get if you were in my situation? Is the Grizzly $15...

08-06-2015 02:07 AM

What am I missing? - 18 replies

Looking for some advice from someone who has replaced arbor bearings in a unisaw. I have the arbor out and the nut and washer have been removed. I took out 1 set screw in the pully, I can’t find anything else that would stop the arbor from coming out. I have been hitting it pretty good with a deadblow and a peice of wood. Am I forgetting a...

08-05-2015 02:43 PM

Bad Bandsaw Tension Spring? - 2 replies

Hi All, I bought a Delta 28-203 bandsaw recently and have only used it with a smaller blade. I have not had any issues tensioning it with a 1/4” blade. I installed a 1/2” blade and tried to tension, but the spring fully compressed before getting to proper blade tension. with the blade off, the wheel can be raised to the top, but w...

07-07-2015 02:41 AM

Question about my "new" lathe - 21 replies

Hello, I’m a completely new at wood turning. I bought what seemed to be a good deal on a lathe with chisels included. It’s a 1982 central machinery lathe. Seems to run great, but I’m a little confused about the spindle. There was no headstock center (forgive me if my terminology is off!). I’m not sure what I need to ge...

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