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12-14-2021 04:51 PM

Horizontal Router Table - 9 replies

A while back I posted a question asking if anyone had recently purchased one of the MLCS Horizontal Router Tables. There were limited responses, but I thank those that did respond (o: Due to the limited responses I kind’a figured these MLCS router tables were not a big hit in the wood working community. So that, and considering my limited...

11-25-2021 05:45 PM

MLCS Horizontal Router Table - 6 replies

I have a house full of base and window/door trim to make up. Plus I plan to make an island for my kitchen which will involve some loose tenon joinery, and it seems the horizontal table would be good for mortising the ends of the longer pieces. Recently I’ve been eyeballing the MLCS Horizontal Router Table. I read a review and the respon...

06-03-2021 05:38 PM

Dewalt 18V XRP Batteries - 14 replies

I need a couple of batteries for my 10 year old Dewalt kit. The original batteries have lasted longer than I thought they would, and should. But one is pretty well shot ie no longer takes a charge. The 2nd battery seems to be holding its own for now, but after 10 years it probably won’t last much longer. I checked the Dewalt site and th...

04-25-2021 07:37 PM

Bandsaw tires - 14" Rikon - 2 replies

Tires on my 14 inch Rikon are cracking a bit on the edges. Not bad yet but I doubt like he!! they will improve… so… I see a lot of places sell urethane tires, and prices are all over the place. Where’s the best place to get new BS tires? What say you?!? Thanks!

09-03-2017 07:39 PM

Good deal on a Delta Table Saw - 4 replies

Hi all. Haven’t been here for a while but saw this add and thought maybe someone might be looking for a table saw. I just saw this on Craigslist. Looks like a killer deal to me. If anyone in the central NY area is looking…..

12-24-2016 10:02 PM

Hitachi M 12V collet - 2 replies

Hey guys MERRY CHRISTMAS !! I’ve been trying to locate a 1/2 in. collet for a Hitachi M12V that was my brothers. I’ve spent an hour on the interweb looking and all I can come up with is the collet chuck, which appears to be both chuck that threads onto the motor/shaft, and appears to also include a 1/2 inch collet. Thing is, I d...

05-07-2016 04:02 PM

Material Choice for Kid's Picnic Table - 11 replies

Hey guys… Been thinking about making a smallish picnic type table for my grand daughters and not sure what wood to use. I don’t want to use pressure treated. The top would probably be about 30” x 48”. It would be outside and not under cover. So, it would need to be able to withstand the elements. I’m in central ...

04-24-2016 04:08 PM

Starrett Bi-Metal BS Blade Source - 4 replies

Hi all. Been a while since I’ve been here. Working 60+ hrs. a week and then life stuff in general had not left me much for play time. But on Feb. 16 I finally retired…yaaayyy!!! So now I have time to get working on my house projects. Now to my ?? I have a Rikon 14 in. band saw and have been researching blades for it. Seems t...

07-15-2015 06:13 PM

Remote Light Switch - 13 replies

Hey fella’s. Been a while since I’ve been here. Too darn bizzy working :o( Anyways, I’m looking to put up a light on the outside of my garage/shop. To avoid messing around with running a wire into the house for a switch, I was thinking of using one of those remote switch thingy’s. Anyone use one, any suggestions on...

01-05-2015 10:49 PM

After Market Thicness Gauge for DW735 - 10 replies

Hi all. Been a while since I last posted… always busy, generally too busy to get much done in the shop :o/ Anyways… I’m in the process of planing down about 450 BF of Ash. It’s rough cut and of various lengths and widths. Quite some time ago thought I read here on LJs about an after market thickness gauge that was hi...

12-04-2014 09:23 PM

Accu-head for a 735 - 13 replies

Hi all, I haven’t been around much lately due to a heavy work load over the past several months. Also, I’ve gotten about ZIP – NADA done on the house, or in the shop :o( Anyways, I’ve been thinking about looking into the Accu-Head cutter head for my Dewalt 735. I’ve come across several reviews, but have not bee...

04-27-2014 04:03 PM

Forstner Bit kits...decent brands? - 11 replies

Anyone have a suggestion as to where to buy a decent set? They’d only see home work shop time so I’m thinking HSS would be just fine. Plus I think I can sharpen the HSS bits if/when needed…right? I’ve checked internet suppliers and there are allot of brands and choices. Not sure whats what quality wise and not sure ...

04-13-2014 06:12 PM

Harbor Freight Mobile Base Height - 6 replies

Hey all… Anyone know how far up a HF mobile base raises a tool stand off the floor? HF Base and item no. is below, if it helps I’m putting together a stand for my 735 DW planer and would like it on a mobile. Local HF does not have a ...

04-04-2014 10:15 PM

Value Craft Band Saw - 4 replies

Hey all - I spotted this BS on Craigslist. I talked with the seller and he doesn’t seem to know much about it, nor do I !!He says it runs good, and that’s about all the info I could get out of him. So, any of you LJ’s know anything about a 1997 Value Craft band saw? To be honest I don’t really need it but if I had...

03-30-2014 03:59 PM

Craigslist - Rochester NY - 3 replies

Lotta chisels, planes, etc. and few power tools for sale. I have no connection to the sale or seller, just throwing it up here on LJ’s in case someone is interested.

03-29-2014 10:02 PM

Zero Clearance Insert - 7 replies

Hi all….Anyone here ever try using one of those plastic (I think) cutting boards from Wall/K-Mart for a zero clearance insert? I’d like to make one or two for my Unisaw and was wondering if that material had been tried before. Any other ideas on materials to use is also certainly welcome!! Thanks in advance :o)

03-21-2014 09:19 PM

Looking for a dial caliper - 25 replies

Hey all….I’ve been looking for a dial caliper. I checked out a few at Harbor Freight and wasn’t able to get any of them to set to zero. So I passed on them. Don’t want to break the bank just looking for something decent. Any suggestions where to look on line?Suggestions appreciated :o) Thanks !!

03-12-2014 10:00 PM

Rikon 10-325 table height, and cast wheels vs aluminum - 4 replies

I’ve been checking out band saws and seem to be leaning towards the Rikon 10-325. Also like a couple of the Grizzly’s too, including the 14 in. G0555LANV. Seems like a heck of a good price on that Grizz. Any one know the table height of the 10-325? And what table height has been working well for you other +,- 6 footers out the...

03-09-2014 06:03 PM

Cradle dimensions?? - 5 replies

Well I found out a few days ago I’m gonna be a grand father :o) This will be my 1st and I’m pretty excited about it :o) So, I’m thinking about building a cradle for the new arrival. Don’t know yet if “we” are having a boy or girl. But as far as a cradle is concerned I don’t think it makes much diff...

03-08-2014 04:05 PM

Delta 14 in. (I think) band saw - 4 replies

Hey Gents… There’s a Delta band saw up for auction about 10 minutes from me. In the link below, it looks like a 14 inch. Open cabinet, nothing fancy. I’m thinking of heading to the auction and bidding on the BS. If it’s in good condition, can one of you LJs give me a give or take $$ amount I should stop at? T...

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