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07-29-2021 08:42 PM

Length of belt for Jet 1442 lathe - 6 replies

Hi, The belt on my Jet 1442 is slipping badly and I need to get a replacement. I am not in the US so can’t get one quickly from ereplacements parts. I will try to get one locally but does anyone know the original length of the belt? I know that I can match the old one to a new one but I am not sure how much it has stretched. Thank...

12-31-2020 08:08 PM

Anyone heard of Tool Repair Parts? - 7 replies

Hi, I was trying to order a part from Partswarehouse and then from Toolpartspro and neither of them succeeded, I believe due to using a credit card from outside the US and shipping to a US address. Anyway, I received an alert from my bank that a transaction ran from ToolRepairParts and I cannot find any information about them. I don’...

11-29-2020 04:55 PM

Delta 36-725 not tilting - 4 replies

Hi, Was trying to tilt my Delta 36-725 and had lots of difficulty as it was quite hard to turn. I sprayed some silicon on the threaded rod and that made a little difference but it got to 45. When I was trying to bring it back to 90 however, it became extremely hard to turn around 85 and then I hear a bang. When I checked, the plate on th...

04-30-2020 12:30 PM

Ridges on platters - 7 replies

Hi, I am using a Jet 1442 lathe and am using EWT carbide tools to turn platters between 8” and 16” Whether on the concave or convex side I get jumping when I am moving the tool across the surface. I understand that this could happen when the blank is not yet balanced, but it happens even after I round the edges and the surface...

11-25-2019 06:25 PM

Looking for hinges and catches for jewelry boxes - 13 replies

Hi, I am looking for a source for hinges and catches shown below for small boxes. I usually use a supplier in Canada but he is out of stock of some items at the moment. Thanks Steve

06-17-2019 10:11 PM

Increasing height capacity on Grizzly G0716 - is it possible? - 0 replies

Hi, I have a G0716 drum sander which has a height capacity of 3”. I have noticed though that on the elevation leadscrew, there are a number of nuts at the top which restrict the height. When the motor is at its highest, there is still at least 1.5” available on the drum support on the left hand side. Has anyone ever tried r...

02-21-2019 12:04 AM

Trying to find a source for barbed/slot hinges - 5 replies

Hi, I am trying to find a source for barbed/slot hinges as well as the saw blade. Have checked Rockler, Lee Valley, Woodcraft amongst others but no luck. Any assistance appreciated. Thanks Steve

02-08-2019 12:26 AM

Breaking blades on Grizzly G0555 - 20 replies

Hi, I have a G0555 with the riser kit installed giving me a blade length of 105” and I use Timberwolf 3/8” 3 tpi blades. When the first blade broke after about 4 months or so, I thought that I was doing something wrong – maybe feeding too quickly or working against the blade drift, but after breaking about 3 more I figure...

01-30-2019 11:40 AM

Delta 36-725 bevel adjustment stiff - 6 replies

Hi, I have a Delta 36-725 and have extreme difficulty changing the angle to 45. For the first few turns, the wheel is fine and then it becomes more and more difficult to turn. I will eventually get it there but it takes a lot of effort. I removed the bevel rod assembly to make sure that it was not bent or in any other way damaged –...

08-31-2018 10:37 AM

Replacement power carving tool - 2 replies

Hi, I have a RAM power carving control unit and handpiece, but the handpiece is coming apart and I am unable to get it working properly. I have been looking for a replacement handpiece but not been able to find a source.Would appreciate any assistance. Thanks Steve

04-17-2018 01:19 AM

Installing shelf in upper corner kitchen cabinet - 3 replies

Hi, I am building kitchen cabinets and am using 24” angled front cabinets for the upper corners. As I was getting ready to assemble, I realised that I might not be able to get the shelf in after assembly. Is it there a trick that I am missing or do I have to fit it in before I assemble? Thanks Steve

08-17-2017 10:19 AM

Uneven cut when cutting off box tops - 15 replies

Hi, I make boxes and cut off the tops on the saw. I use the method of cutting just shy of the wall thickness so that there is a sliver to hold the top until the process is complete. What I find however, is that when I make the second cut, it tends to be off by a tiny fraction giving a slight lip between the two sides.

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