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02-15-2016 11:40 PM

Jointer belt pulley keeps coming loose - 10 replies

Hi AllThe allan screw on in my pulley vibrates loose and therefore the shaft spins on it’s own or frictionI keep lining it up, tightening it but it keeps vibrating loose Maybe it’s set up wrong?I can’t see using Locktite on it as I want to be able to service itWhy is there another allan screw off to one side (only one groove...

11-24-2015 02:38 AM

How do I make this style of shelving? Looks simple but has me stumped - 11 replies

Hi FolksI have been asked to quote on making a staggered looking wall to wall shelving unit to be “sleek and modern” similar to the attached photo. The customer wants the back to be the actual wall and I said i would paint the backs the same color so it appears to be the wall (blue). I make all my painted furniture from old or reclai...

10-18-2014 04:32 PM

Reusable Shop Vac Bags - Was I the last to know? - 6 replies

Bothered by spending good money on glorified paper bags I just cut one end off, folded and stapled it. I just undo each time to empty

05-07-2014 03:44 PM

How do I make window pane cabinet doors? - 5 replies

I tried selling one of my sideboards i made but it was too small for the customer so i offered to make another one to suit. I sent my LJ link and they liked this one: The cabinet doors on this were lifted from an old hutch i refurbished so i haven’t actually made this door before Does anyone h...

03-19-2014 11:34 PM

Hitachi TR-12 collet threads off the same direction as the blade turns - 10 replies

I purchased a delta table saw with extension tables and a built on router table from a fine gentleman a couple of months ago. the collet on the Hitachi TR-12 started wobbling during use. the bit was tight in the collet but the collet was loosening up. When I took it apart I saw the direction to loosen the collet on the thread is the same dire...

06-06-2013 11:19 PM

Where do you buy Pre-fab hardware to make jigs? - 19 replies

Hi FolksWhere do you purchase the aluminum C-Channel, T-Bolts, Hold Down Clamps, Knobs etc for making your own jigsIt would have to be easier to make jigs, router tables, Drill Press Tables etc with these components in stockAttached is an example of a jig for making tenons on the table saw that uses this sort of hardware thanksGreg

02-02-2013 12:43 AM

What kind of Plane do I own? - 9 replies

Hi AllI found an old plane in our first house and all it has in the cast is Made in USAIt’s 1.5” wide x 8.25” longIs this for rabbeting? thanksGreg

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