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  0 Thread: Tablesaw question
Post: RE: Tablesaw question

jteneyck Wrote: (01-18-2022, 08:23 PM) -- The guard on your Unisaw likely had integrated anti kickback pawls.  Beyond that, there are several anti kickback devices available.  No need to wait for som...
meackerman Woodworking Power Tools 24 1,065 Yesterday, 11:14 AM
  0 Thread: Tablesaw question
Post: RE: Tablesaw question

Had a Unisaw since I bought one new in 1995. Smile every time I turn it on. Probably the last tablesaw I'll buy. when someone comes out with a table saw that prevents kickbacks, that's when I'm r...
meackerman Woodworking Power Tools 24 1,065 01-18-2022, 04:37 PM
  0 Thread: Open ceiling insulation in workshop?
Post: RE: Open ceiling insulation in workshop?

seems to me you're going to be breathing some amount of fiberglass fibers when you're working in there.  more so if you happen to touch the insulation for some reason. but I couldn't tell you wha...
meackerman Woodworking 7 235 01-18-2022, 04:32 PM
  0 Thread: Clearing drain pipes in pond
Post: RE: Clearing drain pipes in pond

I assume the drain pipe isn't straight so you can't just take a length of 1" diameter pipe or something and shove it down the pipe, attach another length and keep going? For the pressure washer c...
meackerman Home Improvement 10 281 01-17-2022, 11:50 AM
  0 Thread: JesseEM Mast R Slide 7500 Excellent condition
Post: RE: JesseEM Mast R Slide 7500 Excellent condition

Mr Eddie Wrote: (01-09-2022, 06:04 PM) -- I have one of these and they work great!   -- same here.
meackerman Tool Swap N' Sell 5 720 01-11-2022, 04:15 PM
  0 Thread: Bessey Revo Clamp Handles
Post: RE: Bessey Revo Clamp Handles

Rockler still sells the rubber clamp handle grips.  Most of my older K-Bodies have them and they work great. Rubber Handle Grips for Rockler Wooden Handscrew Clamp (4 per Pack) | Rockler Woodworkin...
meackerman Woodworking 27 1,388 01-11-2022, 04:05 PM
  0 Thread: Can A Hobbyist Sell Items?
Post: RE: Can A Hobbyist Sell Items?

I would say it depends. years ago I used to have a business license and resellers permit, put it all on my taxes and yada yada. Now I sell one-off things a few times a year so I don't worry ab...
meackerman Woodworking 18 963 01-11-2022, 03:59 PM
  0 Thread: Question Move shop tools or sell and re buy
Post: RE: Question Move shop tools or sell and re buy

there are some tools that I have that I'm not crazy about, but I have them and they work...so I can't really justify buying something different. But if I was moving, those tools would get sold and ...
meackerman Woodworking 25 918 01-11-2022, 03:57 PM
  0 Thread: 2022 Grizzly Catalog
Post: RE: 2022 Grizzly Catalog

container shipping prices have shot through the roof.  Then you have to wait possibly months for the ***** to get unloaded once it reaches port here.
meackerman Woodworking Power Tools 13 699 01-07-2022, 04:58 PM
  0 Thread: My Wishlist for Battery Powered Tools
Post: RE: My Wishlist for Battery Powered Tools

Admiral Wrote: (01-03-2022, 01:37 PM) --   So for me, tools like routers, sanders, recip saws, circular saws, etc. remain corded.  I can see situations where if you are in the trades that having the ...
meackerman Woodworking Power Tools 12 660 01-05-2022, 10:47 AM
  0 Thread: WTB Lie Nielsen drawer lock chisels
Post: RE: WTB Lie Nielsen drawer lock chisels

did you try calling LN on the off chance they have a set still on hand?
meackerman Tool Swap N' Sell 14 771 01-04-2022, 12:17 PM
  0 Thread: Brad point bits
Post: RE: Brad point bits

I've had good luck with the LV ones.
meackerman Woodworking Power Tools 18 1,099 01-01-2022, 01:48 PM
  0 Thread: Battery Reciprocating Saw
Post: RE: Battery Reciprocating Saw

Tony Z Wrote: (12-23-2021, 10:36 AM) -- I have a Bosch 12v (gift). It cuts better with no battery and me pushing it to and fro.  I swear I could grab the blade and stop it. -- I have the little Bos...
meackerman Woodworking Power Tools 20 949 12-28-2021, 11:33 AM
  0 Thread: Battery Reciprocating Saw
Post: RE: Battery Reciprocating Saw

I get longer runtime out of Ridgid 18v RS, more expensive saw, more expensive batteries, so that might account for it.
meackerman Woodworking Power Tools 20 949 12-22-2021, 10:40 AM
  0 Thread: Which palm / trim router? Corded or cordless?
Post: RE: Which palm / trim router? Corded or cordless?

tablesawtom Wrote: (12-21-2021, 11:16 AM) -- I agree 100%. Application, application application governs the routers use. When battery powered routers first came out no. But today, absolutely. It is j...
meackerman Woodworking Power Tools 26 3,671 12-21-2021, 12:01 PM
  0 Thread: Which palm / trim router? Corded or cordless?
Post: RE: Which palm / trim router? Corded or cordless?

RPE1 Wrote: (12-17-2021, 08:17 AM) -- I just purchased a Ridgid corded 5.5 amp trim router.  It has everything you need on it.  $99 on line from Home Depot.  Delivered to my door.  It also comes with...
meackerman Woodworking Power Tools 26 3,671 12-20-2021, 01:12 PM
  0 Thread: New Setup Tool
Post: RE: New Setup Tool

R Clark Wrote: (12-17-2021, 09:18 AM) -- I looked at the link.  Interesting, but not for $200. ***** date on the link is 31 May 2022. So, is this a new product?  Are these are pre-orders for a ...
meackerman Woodworking Power Tools 20 1,558 12-17-2021, 09:43 AM
  0 Thread: New Setup Tool
Post: RE: New Setup Tool

seems more reasonably priced.... iGaging Setup Block Bar Gauge Precision Aluminum 15 piece for Woodworking - - Amazon.com (https://www.amazon.com/dp/B083RG27JT)
meackerman Woodworking Power Tools 20 1,558 12-16-2021, 11:42 PM
  0 Thread: Lowes price games
Post: RE: Lowes price games

Handplanesandmore Wrote: (12-09-2021, 12:40 PM) -- We can never have enough..............:laugh: Simon -- until you have a bunch and no place to store them...
meackerman Woodworking 18 1,513 12-13-2021, 05:17 PM
  0 Thread: Lowes price games
Post: RE: Lowes price games

Bob10 Wrote: (12-09-2021, 12:21 AM) -- I went a bit crazy when Amazon had the Bessey 4 packs for $93 a while back.  I don't think I will need to buy another one in my lifetime.   These are all the...
meackerman Woodworking 18 1,513 12-09-2021, 10:41 AM

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