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10-02-2014 11:40 PM

Removing glue squeeze out from finished wood - 1 reply

Creating a project with some salvaged oak flooring from a home that was flooded by hurricane Sandy. Most of the wood being used has been planed to remove the finish. Some of the wood will retain the original finish and has been glued up to form some panels for the project. Was able to remove the majority of the glue squeeze out from this but...

08-25-2014 09:06 AM

Reclaimed/salvaged flooring in a project - 9 replies

Hello. I have some salvaged tongue and groove red oak flooring that I’m planning on incorporating into a project. I wanted to try and avoid trimming it as much as possible and was hoping to be able to keep the tongue and groove intact. Is there a trick to getting a snug fit when gluing up the stock or is just better to trim the tongue ...

03-14-2014 10:57 PM

Grizzly Tablesaw opinions - 13 replies

Hello all. Have decided to finally move up to a Grizzly cabinet saw. Recently sold my Craftsman contractor Model 113 saw that I’ve had since the 80’s. It was still a really good saw but I just grew tired of the blade going out of alignment every time I made a bevel cut and decided it was time to upgrade based on the types of proje...

11-20-2013 12:30 AM

Craftsman Table Saw - How To Square Blade - 15 replies

I have a Craftsman table saw one of the 113 models from the 1980’s. I’m stuck at whcih way begin solving this issue. After tilting the blade to make some cuts at an angle I tried to bring the blade back to square. As the blade got closer to 90 degrees. the tilt screw backed out of what I guess is the cradle that holds the blade as...

07-27-2013 07:51 PM

Adapter plate for flooring nailer - 1 reply

Hello all. I have a quick one regarding the adapter plate used on a flooring nailer. I have a 2 in 1 flooring nailer that I bought severla years ago from HF. Yeah I know the horror stories and I was well prepared to use this and toss it but this one hasn’t given me any trouble and I’ve used it to install an entire second floors wo...

06-09-2012 05:03 PM

Grizzly Paddle Switch H8241 110V - 6 replies

Hello all. I’ve been searching the forum to see if anyone else was having this issue but I didn’t see anything similar. I’ve been trying to correctly wire a Grizzly paddle switch to my Craftsmen contractors saw. The motor on the saw, based on the label, is 1 1/2 hp, 120 volts and 13 amps. Originally I purchased the H8242 pa...

11-26-2011 07:01 PM

Craftsman Table Saw Trunnion Adjustment - 16 replies

Hello all. I’m stuck on this procedure. I have an older Sears 10 in. contractors saw Model 113.298762. I’ve had to perform a bit of maintenance on the saw recently and just happened to notice today when looking at the blade compared to the insert that the blade is out of parallel with the miter slots. I’m attempting to adju...

05-09-2011 09:31 PM

Central Pneumatic framing nailer parts - 15 replies

Hello. Hoping someone can steer me in the right direction. Have a Central Pneumatic (Harbor Freight) 34 degree framing nailer Model 93099 which is probably close to 5 years old. Yes I know all the horror stories of HF but the gun actually works. The issue is the gasket between the body and the deflector is shot and of course HF doesn’t...

03-09-2010 12:23 AM

Power tool retailers - 9 replies

I need to replace and add some stationary and bench power tools to my shop. I’m looking for some retailer recommendations other than the usual Home Depot and Lowes. I have a Grizzly catalog as one reference but I have been hearing so many different opinions about their products, I’d like to see what else is available out there. I&...

10-13-2009 05:32 PM

Aftermarket table saw fence - 20 replies

Hello. I am looking for a new fence system for my table saw. I’ve searched the forum and came up with a couple of ideas but not really sure which way to go. The saw in question is a old Craftsman, I guess what you would call a contractor’s saw, model #113.298762. The saw works fine but of course it’s the fence that’s ...

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