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10-19-2014 11:58 PM

I've got the sharpening "blues"... - 8 replies

Hi all, Newbie turner here who just received a One Way Wolverine and various jigs this week. Set everything up according to plans with my Delta grinder (1725-3450RPM). My low grit wheel is a stock Delta 80 grit aluminum oxide. The high grit is a Norton 150 grit also aluminum oxide. Tools are an assortment of HSS tools from Sorby, Bodger and P...

12-25-2013 03:23 PM

Are these worth salvaging? - 30 replies

Merry Christmas to you all! Total hand saw newbie here. I’ve been offered these two Disstons. Not having restoration time or know how but having an interest in adding some hand saws to my “arsenal” … Can these two saws be salvaged? Missing a few teeth on each. Plates are relatively straight but… well, you can see why I’m ask...

12-24-2013 01:36 AM

Veritas Mk. II Honing Gauge Issues - 6 replies

All, I have one of these… have for a year plus and though it seems like it should be close to perfect in repeatability I haven’t found it to be. However, I really want to love it. Maybe I need some advice/help. Here are my issues… My biggest issues is that I find that no matter how tight I make the knurled brass screws ...

01-05-2013 10:17 PM

(SOLD) Delta Unisaw 36-953 with outfeed table and Biesemeyer Fence - 0 replies

Hi all, Looking to sell my Delta and move to a SawStop (yeah yeah yeah, reserve comments for elsewhere). Asking $1200 for package. Located in Red Hook, NY (1.5 hrs north of NYC/NJ area). Purchased new from The Saw Center in Springfield, MA this saw works great and is a beauty. Specs are available here. She’s been well maintained. Inc...

01-05-2013 03:22 PM

Two HF Dust Collectors - What to do? - 12 replies

Hi all, Title says it all. I have two of the HF DC’s. One has a motor that isn’t working – haven’t investigated what is wrong with it but a neighbor has offered to check it out. If I fixed the motor – what would be the most effective/efficient system I could build with these? My existing HF DC has the Wynn upg...

12-29-2012 06:19 PM

Selling my Unisaw - Advice Appreciated - 6 replies

Hi All, I’m about to put my 6 year old Delta Unisaw 36-831LA ( on the market in order to finance an “upgrade” to a SawStop. Along with the saw I’m planning on offering a number of accessories: the Delta 50-302 Outfeed Table, an HTC Brett-Guard 10A-L, the Biesemeyer 78-431 T-Square Anti-Kickba...

07-05-2012 12:46 PM

HF Dust Collector Motor - 11 replies

Hi all, The motor on my HF DC seems to be DOA – won’t turn on. In the mean time I purchased a replacement unit (easiest way to get the DC up and running on a Sunday afternoon) but I’d still like to replace/repair the shot motor and have a second DC. Any suggestions? The replacement motor from HF was ~$95. Having never had to...

02-20-2012 01:14 AM

Grizzly 0555 Band Saw Frustrations - am I alone? - 15 replies

G’day all, I’m begging some assistance. I’ve owned a Grizzly 0555 band saw (with riser block) for 8 years and well, I’m just about ready to kick it to the curb. In the time that I’ve owned it it has never worked right. By “right” I mean predictably, accurately (oof!) and reliably. Reading around on...

03-22-2011 02:20 AM

Converting my garage... - 5 replies

Hi all, Giving some thought to converting our garage into a workshop. It is a two car garage framed with 2×4s clad in ship lap on what seems to be a very stable sill and footing. There is a concrete slab floor that has heaved a bit and there is a floor to the second floor/attic that while stable and sturdy seems to be mostly in place to ...

11-25-2010 06:11 PM

Stanley No. 2 - 7 replies

Picked up a Stanley No. 2 as part of a collection of tools from a friend who’s dad was parting out his shop. I know I’m entering dangerous territory here but… Do I use it or not? Or, should I leave it as is and put it on a shelf in my living room? Adam

02-12-2008 02:04 PM

Grizzly 0555 & Non-planar Wheels - 5 replies

Hi all! First post here…(actually, my second… I am cross posting this from another thread where it may have been buried…) I’ve got the original 0555 with the riser block and it seems my wheels are not coplanar. When I adjust the upper wheel tracking to center the blade (a HH WoodSlicer) the blade rides towards the front of the low...

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