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07-04-2013 06:33 AM

shop smith v 5 , speed dial won't make speed go up - 3 replies

Hi just got a shop smith v 5 and all the accessories to it for $ 100.00 from a guy that wanted it to go to a good home. It is 30 years old . His dad used it for a wile and turned the speed dial on it with the motor off and now the shop smith gear is stuck on the low gear. any ways do I need to take both wheels out and clean them so they open wi...

12-08-2012 06:51 AM

not sure what finish to put on the wood for bathroom towel rack I am making. - 10 replies

Plan on cutting a African blood wood board that I have and making some towel racks out of it for our shower towels to hang on after we shower and was wondering what would make the wood look good and keep the water out from the towel drying. What would I put on the wood to coat it or protect it. I want something clear so the wood can be seen. T...

11-13-2012 08:03 AM

12 inch table saw 220 volt now needs to be 120 volt help!!! - 22 replies

Got a table saw given to me that hooks up to a 220 house current plug in would be like plugging my house dryer in the socket to dry my clothes with. Would like to know how to change the wiring to a 120 current plug in . The rest of my shop tools runs on 120 house current volt when I plug them in and use them. I suppose it would help with the nam...

05-22-2012 06:18 AM

No kidding 12 inch band saw I bought for $ 40.00 - 16 replies

I have looked and looked on craigslist and finally found a 12 inch band saw sears craft man that a guy was getting rid of do to the motor stopped working on him. I went to his house to pick it up from him and he gave me the old motor with the band saw and 5 different size blades to go with it. I loaded it in my van and gave him the $ 40.00 he as...

07-25-2011 09:50 AM

used Tool sale at the right place at the right time. - 6 replies

I was at the right place at the right time at this garage sale tool sale and I mean nothing but tools in that garage.The gentleman that passed away had every kind of tools you could think of years of them built up in his big garage. The man that was selling these tools was very nice and just wanted to get rid of them as fast as he could. He had...

07-08-2011 09:39 AM

direct drive table saw motor - 9 replies

My barrings went out and my motor seized up, boy was it loud and bad sounding . I took my table saw apart and took the motor out and took the outer shell off and found out why my motor stopped. The front barring mount was shot and fell apart. I went down to a alternator and battery shop and they had just what I needed to replace the old barring...

05-12-2011 06:03 AM

Shop vacuum with mini attachments used for freezer bag sealing. - 11 replies

Take your mini attachments and connect 3 together. connect your mini attachments to the shop vacuum. put the meat in the quart size freezer ziploc bags and seal them almost all the way. stick the mini attachment peace half way in the freezer bag with the zipper part, snug to the vacuum hose. Pull the vacuum attachment out...

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