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01-13-2021 10:35 PM

Can any one ppoint me to places or sites to get hardwood. - 13 replies

I just retired and I am back into wood working again, I use to get hard wood in South Carolina from craigs list but lately I have not seen any good places. I would like to find saw mills or people selling wood that is not ridiculous in price. I would appreciate any help

08-10-2014 01:06 AM

I need some help with a Live centre for a tail stock - 12 replies

I just purchase a record power lathe dml 24x/c and I set it up and it had a tail stock stationary centre or center in it. I tried it out and I did not like the way it burned the wood. I have a penn state lathe and it has a live centre and it worked great. I bought this record power lathe from craigs list and the guy I bought it from never used ...

08-15-2012 05:24 AM

Changing my jointer blades - 14 replies

Hey Lumber jocks, I change my jointer blades this weekend. It was lot harder then it looked on the internet. I watched and read several articles about changing blades. I have a ridgid jointer i bought for home depot. I had a few nicks in my blades from runing boards in my jointer with small nails in it. It bothered me seeing those nicks so i cha...

04-13-2012 11:30 PM

I need help on picking out a Drum sander - 5 replies

Hey: I recently posted that i bought a G0457 bandsaw from Grizzly. I was real pleased with the saw. Now i want to purchase a drum sander. I was thinking the G0459 Baby drum sander. I see some reviews on the internet, they were old reviews back in 2007. Does any body have any luck with this sander. And if not maybe tell me a saw that does.

04-09-2012 05:23 AM

I Finally Purchased My bandsaw. - 8 replies

Lumberjocks i finally purchased a bandsaw talking about it for three years. I got a G0457 bandsaw from grizzly. I asked a few of you a couple of years ago what kind i should get. And most people said a 17 in bandsaw. I thought about it through out the years and decided to get a 14 inch. The main reason was the size of my shop. I did not want to...

03-31-2011 06:54 PM

I Need Some Advice - 16 replies

I have a 12X24 metal shop, i want to cool it this summer with fans. Blowing the hot air out, i know it stll be warm but i want the shop to have moving air or ventilation. I want to know if attic fans in the windows would work i am tottaly lost when it comes to this subject. I have a 110 air conditioner in there but it dose nothing in the hot So...

04-23-2010 02:09 AM


45 days ago i posted a bird house telling everybody that i made one for work, for the enviroment so they can put them in the woods around the plant. There was over 20 birdhouses and they had employes vote on them. Well i won, the prize was a 100 dollar gift certificate from a garden dept in the area. It was earthday and they anounce the winner ...

12-19-2009 07:59 AM

Please can some one help me decide. - 21 replies

It’s Christmas and my wife gave me the go ahead to get a new bandsaw. I want a 14 inch, around 5 or 6 hundred dollars. I am not sure which one to buy. I been looking on the internet and i was almost sold on a grizzly bandsaw 555, however i was told it was hard to get blade for it. I need some help.

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