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Blog series by Jeison updated 06-07-2010 08:57 PM 4 parts 30575 reads 22 comments total

Part 1: New 14" bandsaw in my future?

01-29-2010 02:50 AM by Jeison | 4 comments »

So one of the big items on my OMG DO WANT list for a while has been a 14” bandsaw (I currently have a 10” Ace benchtop that I got free and that has been a pretty solid performer, but really I need something beefier and bigger.) Considering my budget and the fact there really are other things I do need more, I put it on the back burner for the near future. THEN I see the latest HF add, their 14” is on sale for $299, plus one of my stack of 20% coupons would bring it down ...

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Part 2: HAPPY VALENTINES DAY TO ME!!!

02-15-2010 05:07 AM by Jeison | 3 comments »

SQUEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!(That was my happy scream!) JEI GOT A NEW SHINY!!!!! Ok so Sears had the Craftsman 21833 Contractor Saw on sale for $100 off to craftsman club members, so I been scrimping and saving and working to earn enough to get it before the sale runs out on the 27th. Well today I happen to look at the site and I see they have a free delivery thing going on (I only live 5 mins away from the nearest sears but hey, if its free…) and anyways, it would quality for an...

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Part 3: MINE MINE MINE MINE MINE!!!

04-10-2010 05:02 AM by Jeison | 7 comments »

So today I made the last layaway payment (finally!) on my craftsman table saw and went with my brother in law to go pick it up. It am biiiiiig and it am heeaaaavvvyy. Nearly 400 pounds of pure win :D I already have my old Skil benchtop packed up to go on ebay, I get a kick out of the sheer size difference…. So prolly this weekend I’ll be puttin it together, then the first things I’m going to make are some ZCIs and a ramp (you can kinda see that the concrete pad i...

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Part 4: Now I can joint and plane like the cool kids!

06-07-2010 08:57 PM by Jeison | 8 comments »

FedEx just dropped off my shiny new Jet JJP-8BT 8” Jointer/Planer…giggles like a little schoolgirl Probably won’t get a chance to get it put together and try it out for a few days tho (boo), won’t have time to really do anything till this weekend, but like to have it ready and get a little practice in (only used a jointer and planer a few times before). On that note, if anybody has any tips or advice for setting and tuning it up they wanna share, be glad to take em...

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