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04-14-2020 01:01 PM

Knock-off of 14" Delta Bandsaw: Lower Guide - 1 reply

I have a Packard 14” bandsaw (apparently a knock-off of the 14” Delta bandsaw) which I bought second hand. This bandsaw has always worked but not in a robust and accurate fashion. Yes, I adjusted the guides and bearings periodically with limited success. I was always afraid of breaking the ZAMAC casting (or perhaps zink or aluminu...

09-28-2017 10:36 AM

Powermatic Table Saw Motivated Seller $750 or Best Offer - 10 replies

I just saw this ad on CL (Jersey Shore). Looks to be a Powermatic 66 with a fence. Seller lists voltage as 220V. I am unsure of hp, model or condition. I do not know the seller nor am I affiliated with him/her. However, it looks like a decent deal if someone can do a quick buy (as seller wants this concluded by tomorrow, Friday, September 29...

09-26-2017 02:20 PM

Powermatic 12" Jointer Being Auctioned by VoTech School Bethlehem PA - 3 replies

I just saw that a Bethlehem PA VoTech school is acutioning off a Powermatic 12” jointer on craigslist. Deadline for response is Friday, September 29th (3 days away). I have no idea of condition of the machine nor do I know any of the people at the school. But for someone looking for a big jointer, this may bea good opportunity. I have ...

08-11-2017 02:17 PM

Powermatic 66-TA $350 on Craigslist - 6 replies

I just saw this saw for sale on CL. Looks like a pretty good price for a pretty good saw. Looks like the saw does not include the fence. See pics below. PS I don’t know the seller and I don’t have room for another saw. PPS Branchburg is in central New Jersey. Link to CL ad:

07-29-2017 12:43 PM

Need Help Diagnosing Delta 40-150 Scroll Saw Issues - 2 replies

I purchased a Delta 40-150 single speed from a CL seller about a year ago for a project. I was unable to get the right blades in time so I let the 40-150 sit on the shelf for about 10 months until needed for the next project. When I went to start the scroll saw after this ten (“10”) month hiatus, I found that the motor did not spin...

06-30-2017 09:58 PM

Homemade Drum Sander for Sale on CL: Your Thoughts Please - 13 replies

Hi there: I have been itching for a drum sande. Today I found one on CL (not too far away). Seller purchased the unfinished drum sander at an estate sale. According to CL seller, all this sander needs is a belt and motor (I doubt that it is that simple). I am posting snips of CL ad and the link. Please let me know your thoughts whethe...

06-15-2017 04:14 PM

SOLD: Grizzly G1022 Table Saw Fence for Round Rails $50 or Best Offer - 0 replies

SOLD Fence for sale. Asking $50, or Best Offer, plus S&H.Email me with any questions. I will get some better pics in the near future.

06-13-2017 01:39 PM

Grizzly G1022Z Blade Parallelism - 14 replies

I just fabricated a holder for my dial caliper that allows it to be held in a holder while attached to a slider in the miter slot groove. I marked one tooth on my saw blade and measured it at the front and back of the saw. I found that I had a difference of 0.020”. So I looked up the procedure for adjusting blade parallelism in the Griz...

03-12-2017 02:35 PM

Need Recommendation on 4 jaw Chuck for My Delta 46-715 Lathe - 33 replies

I am new to woodturning and I am looking to purchase a 4 jaw chuck for my Delta 46-715 lathe. I have looking at the Nova 4 jaw chuck (described on ebay as a “Nova Lathes 1”-8 TPI Direct Thread Midi Wood Turning Chuck 48111 New”). The vendor is elling it for $82.50 including shipping. My lathe has a 1”-8 spindle. Are th...

01-21-2017 01:07 AM

Trying to Make Window Stop Molding with My Router Table - 3 replies

Hi there: I am trying to make a full set of window stop molding (about 120 LF) for a condo we own which is about 90 years old. The window stop molding holds the lower window sash in place. The existing molding is so beat up and broken it cannot be reused or repaired. Instead I would like to make new molding in a similar size and style as t...

05-11-2016 04:05 PM

Delta 34-670 Tablesaw Hard to Raise: Is It Caused by Missing Pieces? - 1 reply

Hi all. I am a first time poster. I am a hobbyist who has an issue with my Delta 34-670 tablesaw being difficult to raise the blade. Previously, I took the saw off the stand and cleaned out the trapeziodal threads (I believe that is what acme threads are called when they are metric) on the raising and tilt mechanism. I got all the accumula...

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