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11-29-2015 02:54 AM

Where do you buy your bearings - 11 replies

So I’m in a quandary. I have to replace the spindle bearings on my old rockwell drill press and I can’t seem to find where to by them. One bearing has a model number on it. The other does not but i have calipers to measure it. Any suggestions on where I might go to buy these bearings or a website you’ve dealt with successfully ...

11-13-2015 03:10 AM

Urn for my mom. - 3 replies

So I have a question and I’d like to ask the community for help. It’s been a year almost since mom passed and I want to finally setup to make her an urn. I didn’t want to rush into it but wanted to wait til my head cleared a little bit. I have a cedar plank that I would like to use because it was one of my mothers favorite wood...

11-01-2015 11:49 PM

Looking for an 8" jointer in the NY Long Island area - 0 replies

Basically what I just said. I’d like to buy a used jointer in decent shape if anyone has a spare or getting rid of one or no anybody. Just a shot in the dark. Been trolling craigslist to no avail

11-06-2014 01:50 PM

Wow it's been a long time. - 16 replies

Well it looks like i might be back. Hopefully for a while this time. I feel very disconnected from the woodworking community as of late but I want back in lol. I’ve been so busy with everything that I actually kinda forgot about LJ. My moms been fighting cancer for about 2 1/2 years. She’s been in the hospital for well over a month n...

04-04-2014 11:40 PM

Kreg vs Incra - 22 replies

I know both companies are pretty top notch. I’ve been looking to upgrade my router table to something with a little more precision. I like the idea of incras dovetailing ability, although I don’t know how much if use it. But I really like the smaller size and price of the kreg precision setup. I’ve read reviews on both and to b...

03-22-2014 01:58 AM

steel city 50150g??? - 12 replies

Anyone have any experience with this saw. I can’t find any reviews online really. I have an opportunity to get one extremely cheap. So was just checking to see if anyone has this bandsaw. Thanks in advance ladies and gents

03-19-2014 07:46 PM

Thein Separator - 12 replies

Ive been looking to Build a thein separator for a while now. Mainly because i want to be able to use my dust collector to sweep up the shop (nails and metal arent good for the impeller) I want to include lexan so i can actually see inside, i have a bunch and figure why not. The lexan is 1\4” so it doesnt bend to easy so i dont think i can ...

03-19-2014 07:41 PM

search not working - 3 replies

anyone have trouble searching lumberjocks? I keep getting an error message

03-13-2014 03:00 AM

Slooooowwwwwww - 6 replies

Is it just me or is the site loading crazy slow. At first I thought it was my internet connection but every other site loads fine. Anyone having the same problem?

03-09-2014 04:36 AM

Late night jibber jabber - 499 replies

I was wondering if there are more guys or girls like me. I’m a night worker and I surf this site at night checking unanswered forums and looking at your newest projects. Unfortunately it seems to be a ghost town. If anyone here is a night owl and would like to post some of your woodworking knowledge or chat about tools (who doesn’t l...

03-08-2014 03:27 PM

Renaissance wax - 8 replies

Renaissance wax on amazon is really cheap right now. 200 ml jar for 25 shipped. Just thought id share

01-26-2014 10:26 PM

Heating my shop with a rocket stove - 13 replies

Hey guys. I’m in a pretty cold climate here in NY. As of right now I’m gearing my shop with a torpedo heater. I’ve been doing a little research about heating a shop safely. While doing that I found out about rocket heaters. I have access to 55 gallon drums and want to know if anyone uses this method of heating. If so how did yo...

12-23-2013 02:50 AM

DMT dia-sharp - 14 replies

Hey guys. I just bit the bullet and bought the 4 piece set of diasharp stones. I bought them from sharpeningsupplies.com it came with an extra coarse, coarse, fine and extra fine. I also got a leather strop and the green honing compound. I am anxiously awaiting my ups man now. From going through the forums here I’ve noticed that a coupl...

12-20-2013 11:19 PM

Homerefurbers.com BS posts - 12 replies

Is anyone here on homerefurbers also. Every time I go on there is a new post advertising Botox injections or some other BS. Is there any monitoring over there. It seems like there’s no one approving initial posts at all.

12-18-2013 12:30 AM

Flip that picture - 6 replies

Hey guys I’m fairly new to the site and I have a technical question. I uploaded my first picture and it’s sideways. I know it’s probably because I took it on my phone. But as it’s my only camera was wondering if anyone knows how to rotate it. Thanks in advance if there is an answer out there :)

12-14-2013 10:52 PM

Delta x5 8" jointer - 1 reply

Hey guys. Was looking through craigslist and found this great deal. I currently am short on funds as I just bought a new dust collector but thought I would pass on the find in case one of my fellow LJs could use it. http://longisland.craigslist.org/tls/4234255947.html good luck

12-14-2013 12:41 AM

Drill press table - 22 replies

I have a very large delta Rockwell drill press with a bald or motor and 22” by 22” cast table. I want to build a wooden one with a kreg fence and t tracks. I want to know if anyone has any experience with how big of a table and how long of a fence is ideal for woodworking? Any advice would be great.

12-05-2013 06:31 AM

If I had $5000 - 0 replies

I often fantasize about what I would buy if I hit the lottery. What kind of house I would build? How sick of a shop I could design? And what tools I would buy to fill it? Sadly….. I’m so broke I can’t even afford to buy a lotto ticket. So my chances are fairly slim. So I figured on a more realistic fantasy. If you were given $5...

12-04-2013 12:28 AM

Dust collector main trunk - 3 replies

Just bought a used powermatic 3hp dust collector. The machine will accept an 8” main line does anyone know if it is advantageous at all to run that or just run a 6”. My thought is every collection system I see in small shops is 6” reduced to 4” at the machines. If an 8” line is going to make that much of a differenc...

12-02-2013 02:16 PM

Powermatic model 75. Yes or no go - 10 replies

I was wondering if anyone has any experience with the powermatic model 75 dust collector. I found one on CL for 400 that’s barely used for 400. Comes with hoses and a little bit of ducting. Can anyone tell me if it’s worth the price. I’m going to look at it tomorrow night. It’s a 3hp 1900 can with a 17” impeller. An...


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