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04-29-2020 11:49 PM

What is the best lubricant for the wheels on a 3-wheel band saw - 5 replies

I know these three wheel band saws are not great but it was free. I’m trying to refurb it some. The wheels do not have ball bearings, just two brass or bronze hubs and an axle bolt. The lubricant in there was a grease of some kind. I cleaned them out and some of the grease was typical brownish/yellowish color but some was green. I have ...

06-24-2018 01:55 PM

What would it take to restore this band saw - 8 replies

I saw this at a garage sale and it is still available today. I don’t have a band saw so have not worked on them before. I like restoring old tools but not sure this is worth it or what it would take. They are asking $75 which seems high. Any thoughts on what would needed to get this up and running and the guestimate on cost?

01-13-2018 06:05 PM

What happened to my table saw top? - 18 replies

I have a Delta contractors saw that I got recently cheap on Letgo. Among other things the top needed cleaning. I got it in pretty decent shape – not restoration quality but pretty good. I used Boeshield T9 to lubricate and rust-proof and then paste wax to make is slippery. This was all done a while back when the weather was warmer and imme...

12-12-2017 02:23 PM

Newbie chisel sharpening help needed - 17 replies

I have been woodworking for a number of years on and off but want to learn better hand tool techniques. I have this set of Craftsman chisels that I have had for a while and never sharpened. I bought one of those cheap honing guides and tweaked it per this FWW video –

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