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08-28-2017 03:58 PM

Does cast iron flex - 29 replies

Hi All,Question am I nuts or is Grizzly ?I bought a GO490W jointer and the lip on the infeed table was crowned (2 piece table) . the lip was flush on the middle but low on the inside and outside, table flat and true.When I reported the problem the Tech said to tighten 2 screws (there are 3) and use a mallet to flex or bend the lip and tighten th...

06-24-2017 01:00 PM

Grizzly G0490W - 0 replies

Hi, Just assembled my G0490W and Byrd cutter head ,wanted the XW but this was the only jointer they had in stock, ended up $80 more. Tables were flat and adjusted within .002, has a little ridge on the outfeed table at the seam by the cutter.Everything was going great until I started adjusting the fence . I can’t figure it out, loosen the ...

05-29-2015 01:06 AM

Harbor Freight 2 HP Dust Collector - 13 replies

Hi , I just got one of these and I see its a new model, all grey .Anyone know if they improved it or just found some new paint ?I got it hooked up to a Oneida SDD , works very well and quiet too. Glad I didnt shell out for the Jet 2 HP like I was. SO FAR anyway.Mark

12-03-2014 09:08 PM

G0703P 1-1/2 HP Cyclone Dust Collector - 0 replies

Hi all, I was wondering if anyone has one of these, and if it would be overkill for one machine at a time. garage shop and 99 % of the time it would be in the driveway so shop fine dust wouldn’t be a factor.I now have a Delta 3/4 hp that sits on a 55 gal barrel. It does a good job until the makeshift setup I have for a bag clogs . Was thin...

03-16-2013 11:38 PM

Deta T2 fence - 7 replies

Got a Question.Just got a Delta T2 fence for my Craftsman hybrid TS, the holes line up on the rails, I never remember ever using the fence to the left so does anyone think moving the rails to the right a notch cause any problems ?It will give me 8” more rip, Ill just move the scale.ThanksMark

03-24-2011 05:42 AM

Longrifle - 23 replies

Hi,Anyone build a longrifle?I built a Thompson Center Arms kit in 1975, thinking of doing it again, Flintlock with a long Barrel.They are a HOOT to SHOOT!Any suggjestions.I have a book and Track the Wolf Catalog.Thanks

11-09-2010 02:23 AM

Milwaukee 12v drill - 0 replies

Just retired my Makita 6011 12 v driver, got it in 1996 and bought 3 batteries.I saw this Milwaukee 12 v and for a little more than 2 nicad batteries I bought it ,$129 Home Dumpo.I want to know why none of you ever told me about the 1 hand chucks ? what else are you keeping secret.Anyway when I let go the trigger sometimes the bit loosens , is t...

11-07-2010 05:28 PM

? on HF 2 HP collector - 9 replies

Hi all, I was wondering if all the debris goes through the inpeller on this machine ? Seems like it wouldn’t last long.I have a Delta USA made 3/4 HP that sits on top of a plastic barrel, the heavy debris falls to the bottom of the barrel and only dust goes through the impeller, it sits outside and the outlet just goes in a trash can.I was...

10-06-2010 04:23 PM

Free Flush trim bits - 19 replies

I just got a pkg in the mail from the handyman club of america with 5 carbide flush trim router bits nicley packaged in plastic boxes.They say pay $24.99 for them and bi monthly they will send another collection. OR check no and SEND THEM BACK with the prepaid postage enclosed.I would like to take a survey What would you do?By the way they said...

01-21-2010 03:40 PM

Guitar - 1 reply

Anyone build a guitar from Grizzly or other ?Any thoughts or guidance will be apreciated.Thanks

11-08-2009 12:31 AM

Ridgid tools? Lifetime warrany Batteries TOO! - 3 replies

Hey all,I have decided to get a Rigid spindle/belt oc sander from reviews here and on FWW, I noticed on their website they have a limited time lifetime warranty on their power tools and it covers normal wear and tear, and even free replacement batteries for cordless tools .Has anyone delt with them, how’s their tools.I was going to buy the...

02-01-2009 03:43 AM

Thompson lathe tools? - 5 replies

Anyone have opinions on these turning tools? I just got a Jet 12X20 and loving it except for the $ for tools to turn with, got some Sorby tools and am aproaching the lathe price!!These sound good and are priced right, making handles for them would be entertaining. They also have some good inf...

12-08-2008 04:19 AM

Table Saw Q - 4 replies

OK, I have a Craftsman Hybrid Tablesaw, 1 1/2 HP 10”.I’m not the sharpest chisel in the shed but I CAN hold an edge.Can anyone tell me why I need my fence rails to extend out the left side of my saw?I have 25” to the right, 24” to the left.Why would I need to set the fence to the left??Could I saw off the left rails (fo...

11-21-2008 07:19 AM

Iturra Bandsaw Guide Rollers - 2 replies

I just got a Delta 14” bandsaw with metal rub blocks, Iturra Designs has band rollers, standard bearing and ceramic bearing, $60 and $80.They fit into the Delta guides like the metal inserts. (See link below)Just wondering if any LJ’s have tried them? Are they worth the upgrade?I plan on replacing the metal ones with cool blocks and...

11-12-2008 01:10 AM

Lenox bandsaw blade? - 2 replies

I just got a USA Delta 14” bandsaw on Craigslist, $200, after quickly setting the guides per the bandsaw book by Bird it run smooth and tracked straight (set a nickle on the table and it stood up for quite awhile) I am installing a riser block, it came with a carter high tension spring. Also He said it had a Woodslicer blade, it cut a ...

10-09-2008 10:41 PM

Woodworkers Guild of America?/ Woodsmith! - 9 replies

Hi, anybody else get a DVD and sales package from these Clowns? Woodworkers Guild of AmericaIn the package it says if I DONT want to join (or buy) send the DVD back, if You do keep it and you will (join / buy)!! What kind of hokey pokey marketing is that!Now I watched about 1 Min of it and the guy was marking a sheet of ply to cut, he said, s...

09-07-2008 01:36 AM

Help, How To make small box Feet or Legs> - 3 replies

Hi All,Anybody have information on how to make the FEET or LEGS on a Box like this?I was thinking of cutting some moulding or doing somr slick trick on the router table.Thanks.

09-01-2008 04:06 AM

Calling ALL Finish Guru's - 5 replies

Hi All,I was thinking if I mixed my own Oil Varnish Wax Finish and using Outdoor Varnish , (Spar Varnish or Outdoor Poly), would it help control UV from fading or darkening wood like Paduk or Purpleheart?I do not need protection fom the elements, just UV. Thanks

08-21-2008 02:09 AM

Bandsaw Q - 17 replies

Been researching for the last few months and trying to decide what bandsaw will fit my needs.I have heard all the pros and cons of the different makes and models but size is what I am down to.I need (OK I want) something that will resaw (mostly 8” or less) AND cut with a small blade for intricate work.I am down to 18” or 19” G...

08-20-2008 10:56 PM

Wish I lived in Ohio - 4 replies

I was searching for deals today and found this on Ebay a steal I think ,Just in case someone is in

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