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08-30-2019 01:51 AM

A reminder to Hold the Material Securely to the Fence - 6 replies

Behold my slightly damaged Dewalt 780 SCMS. I was attempting to take a slice off a log with it and did not have the log tight to the fence. Adding to my adventure, I was probably a little hurried in bringing the saw down to the log. The blade caught the log, slammed it into the fence, simultaneously kicking itself outward on the slides toward my...

04-16-2019 02:14 PM

Whoopsie! Grabbed the Wrong Glue - 3 replies

So I built this cabinet out of cedar left overs from a fence project. All the joints are pocket hole screws backed up with Titebond III. All except the door panels, due to momentary distraction, I used straight Elmers Carpenter glue. Well no surprise that after it got rained on, this happened. The white line appears to be the glue leaching o...

01-27-2019 02:39 PM

Looking for 115" x 3/16" x 3-4 tpi Bandsaw Blades. - 7 replies

Does anyone have a source for 115” x 3/16” 3-4 tpi blades? I am in research and save money stage of purchasing a new bandsaw. I’ve become quite enamored with the Laguna 14-12 saw for all it’s features and resaw capacity. One thing I noticed was the long for a 14” saw 115” blade length. So I started looking for...

11-03-2018 12:06 PM

How old is this Powermatic 66? - 7 replies

I’m going to bid on an old Powermatic 66 Tablesaw this morning at a local auction. Just curious about it’s age. Some one painted it battleship gray but the inside of the cabinet is emerald green. Serial # 166691. Any guesses?

10-27-2018 01:57 PM

Voltage conversion of an old Powermatic - 9 replies

I’m new to the site so forgive me if this is a repeat topic. I am looking at a powermatic 66 (or 70) coming up in an auction. The only info I have is that they’re both older battleship gray with what looks like 52” or better tables and fences. My shop is has only one 220v circuit (dedicated HVAC) and I’m unsure if I can u...

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