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01-08-2019 03:02 PM

Rigid Oscillating Spindle sander EB44240 - Fan - 21 replies

I bought this one used a few years ago and used it once or twice with limited success. Last night, I decided to give it a thorough go-over. Turns out I didn’t get everything that is supposed to be with the sander. One part that is missing is the fan. I looked for replacement parts and Rigid no longer makes it. I called Rigid support a...

09-25-2018 05:58 PM

New Rabbet Plane (MillersFalls #85 - maybe?) - 8 replies

I just purchased an old Rabbet Plane that is similar to a Stanley #78. I only has none marking on it. Just ahead of the handle on the left side, it says “Made in USA” On the direct opposite side the body is checkered with a non checkered “Oval” portion within. On some Millers Falls # 85 planes, it is stamped in that n...

04-28-2018 07:01 PM

Really uneven shop floor - 20 replies

My shop is a 25’ wide by 30’ deep Metal building with a HORRIIBLY uneven concrete floor.It was poured in about 6 or 7 stages and there are still 2×4s between sections, gaps from where boards used to be, etc…. There is a 12’ wide garage door 2’ in from the right front corner. I plan on a man door on the left ...

03-28-2017 02:52 PM

Drill Press Quill wander - 7 replies

I have a Hitachi floor model drill press (don’t recall the model # right now), but I have been trying to get it lined up again after it being moved twice by clumsy knucklehead movers… I removed the morse taper quill and cleaned it up. I drove the pin that aligns the table into the post. When I put a dial indicator a piece of stee...

12-06-2016 09:50 PM

Need advice on insulating my shop - 3 replies

We just moved to a new house and I am lucky enough to have a 25’ x 30’ metal shop building. There is an 8’ garage door on it and 4 sky lights in the roof. The walls are 11’ high and each roof section is approx 14’ from the top plate to the roof ridge.It doesn’t get SUPER cold here in North Texas, but cold en...

08-29-2016 08:27 PM

Aluminum or Cast Iron wheels on a Band Saw? - 5 replies

Thoughts or opinions on which is better, Aluminum or Cast Iron wheels on a Band saw? Thanks!!

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