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04-21-2014 12:59 PM

Shop Maintenance: Wax Everything - 17 replies

I bought a new Delta saw about a month ago and wrote a review. A new woodworker had just bought the same saw, his first tablesaw. After he had completed the assembly he asked me (in the review comments) if he should wax the painted side extension tables as well as the cast iron. I answered yes then but it got me thinking and looking around my sh...

03-15-2014 01:26 PM

Don’t Return a Defective Product for Another Defective One - 18 replies

We’ve all bought something during our lives that didn’t work as described. We’ve all returned things and sometimes we accepted a replacement only to find the same issues. The worst case is when you have to assemble a product and then find it has issues. Disassemble, repackage, cart it back to the store and repeat the process. Being an engineer a...

03-13-2014 06:55 PM

Cutting Small Strips On A Table or Bandsaw - 14 replies

A young lady from down the street just came by rather in a panic. To summarize; she said her husband was building a toy box on his new saw and the little “thing” blew up in his face. She said he was hurt and asked me come with her. Of course I went with her. He was OK, bits of plastic peppered his face. Looked like Zit City but no real damage. H...

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