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  0 Thread: Drill Press Vibration Issue...
Post: RE: Drill Press Vibration Issue...

(11-13-2019, 09:07 PM)WxMan Wrote: Been watching this thread.  I have a similar HF DP, but larger.  Same basic design. The problem with mine is runout in the quill. I borrowed a known good chuck, ...
darita Woodworking Power Tools 16 3,570 11-14-2019, 09:11 AM
  0 Thread: Drill Press Vibration Issue...
Post: RE: Drill Press Vibration Issue...

Did a test bypassing the center idler pulley.  Vibration was a bit worse, so I wet back to normal.  Also, the slowest speed I could get was too fast for me.  Unless I find a doable fix, I guess I'll u...
darita Woodworking Power Tools 16 3,570 11-13-2019, 05:44 PM
  0 Thread: Drill Press Vibration Issue...
Post: RE: Drill Press Vibration Issue...

Looks like I can flip the motor pulley without much trouble.  I'm going to try it to see if vibration lessens, while still giving me the speed range I require.  I'll report back.  Thanks for the info ...
darita Woodworking Power Tools 16 3,570 11-13-2019, 10:28 AM
  0 Thread: Drill Press Vibration Issue...
Post: RE: Drill Press Vibration Issue...

Ya...Looking at the pulleys spinning, I can see some wobble in the front spindle pulley...that can't be good.  Can I actually eliminate that center pulley?
darita Woodworking Power Tools 16 3,570 11-12-2019, 05:38 PM
  0 Thread: Drill Press Vibration Issue...
Post: Drill Press Vibration Issue...

I have a HF 10" drill press that has more vibration than I'd like.  With belts off, the motor runs smoothly.  There are 3 pulley assemblies.  The center assembly pivots, but also is loose enough to ha...
darita Woodworking Power Tools 16 3,570 11-12-2019, 12:25 PM
  0 Thread: Laguna Cflux + Dust Deputy?
Post: Laguna Cflux + Dust Deputy?

I have a Laguna Cflux2, 2hp DC.  Suction is good, however when I plane or joint, the filter bag fills up.  I'm wondering if those who are experiencing this issue, have tried using the Dust Deputy and ...
darita Woodworking Power Tools 9 3,061 07-26-2019, 11:03 AM
  0 Thread: HF Blast Cabinet Build/Mod...
Post: HF Blast Cabinet Build/Mod...

Finally got a chance to use my new/modified HF blast cabinet.  I'm super impressed with the performance and ease of use.  I purchased the cabinet new, with the intention of installing several of the T...
darita Woodworking Power Tools 3 1,815 07-04-2019, 03:06 PM
  0 Thread: Dust Collection Expert Question...
Post: RE: Dust Collection Expert Question...

(05-17-2019, 12:23 PM)fredhargis Wrote: It's almost always a leak somewhere in the dust bin/connection. You can check for leaks with it running using smoke, but I use a downy duck feather I got some...
darita Woodworking Power Tools 6 2,163 05-17-2019, 04:39 PM
  0 Thread: Dust Collection Expert Question...
Post: Dust Collection Expert Question...

I've got a Laguna C/Flux 2 DC.  Lots of suction, but when I plane and joint, I get lots of shavings after the filter, causing the small bag to fill up.  My suspicion is that I might be getting air lea...
darita Woodworking Power Tools 6 2,163 05-17-2019, 10:59 AM
  0 Thread: Griz 6x89 Oscillating Edge Sander Sacramento, CA F/S
Post: RE: Griz 6x89 Oscillating Edge Sander Sacramento, ...

Too bad someone doesn't know someone coming this way.
darita Tool Swap N' Sell 7 2,499 05-14-2019, 05:42 PM
  0 Thread: Griz 6x89 Oscillating Edge Sander Sacramento, CA F/S
Post: RE: Griz 6x89 Oscillating Edge Sander Sacramento, ...

Really wish I didn't have to sell it, but my space is so tight, it's too much trouble for me to break out and use.  I don't want it to sit unused, so I figured, why not make it a deal for someone else...
darita Tool Swap N' Sell 7 2,499 05-14-2019, 10:19 AM
  0 Thread: Griz 6x89 Oscillating Edge Sander Sacramento, CA F/S
Post: Griz 6x89 Oscillating Edge Sander Sacramento, CA F...

Hi folks! I have a couple-year-old Grizzly 6 x 89 Oscillating Edge Sander for sale. It has only been run for initial setup and that's it. Other than that, it's new. It works beautifully and runs real ...
darita Tool Swap N' Sell 7 2,499 05-11-2019, 03:59 PM
  0 Thread: finally figured out how to use the fence on my PM66
Post: RE: finally figured out how to use the fence on my...

I have a Beis on my PM2000.  I engage the lock lever part way to square up the fence, then tap the fence to the exact measurements I need, then lock it down.   Once the hairline on the fence is adjust...
darita Woodworking Power Tools 19 5,838 12-03-2018, 11:45 AM
  0 Thread: Need to drill 15/16" holes in steel
Post: RE: Need to drill 15/16" holes in steel

The work is probably already done, but I'll throw this in as an option for information seekers out there. Couple of years ago, I needed some holes drilled in 1/8" steel rails that were larger than I c...
darita Woodworking Power Tools 31 8,578 11-18-2018, 10:15 AM
  0 Thread: Bosch 1617 Router Issue...
Post: Bosch 1617 Router Issue...

I have a 1617 with the D handle.  On the handle, there's a button to press to hold the router on.  That button seems to have sunken in so far into the hole, that it it difficult to press.  I'm wonderi...
darita Woodworking Power Tools 1 1,198 10-24-2018, 10:28 AM
  0 Thread: Sign Making Templates Wanted...
Post: Sign Making Templates Wanted...

I saw some sign making templates on the recent Rockler ad and that peaked my interest although I know nothing about how to.  Are there different fonts available?  Do I need a big $ initial outlay?...
darita Woodworking Power Tools 4 2,362 10-22-2018, 02:55 PM
  0 Thread: Dumb question re Dovetail jig error
Post: RE: Dumb question re Dovetail jig error

(10-22-2018, 05:24 AM)fredhargis Wrote: Steve, have you resolved your problem yet and if yes, what was the solution? +1^^^
darita Woodworking 25 8,694 10-22-2018, 10:08 AM
  0 Thread: Dumb question re Dovetail jig error
Post: RE: Dumb question re Dovetail jig error

Call Barry at Leigh Jigs.  Either he or another guy knows exactly what you're doing wrong, by how your DT fits.  I had some gap issues that they resolved over the phone.  Pretty cool. Please post you...
darita Woodworking 25 8,694 10-21-2018, 02:38 PM
  0 Thread: Veritas MKII Narrow Honing Guide...
Post: RE: Veritas MKII Narrow Honing Guide...

(10-19-2018, 06:21 PM)Handplanesandmore Wrote: This has been discussed elsewhere before (not sure about this forum), and one group of users did not share the same experience, while another asserted ...
darita Woodworking 2 1,768 10-19-2018, 07:53 PM
  0 Thread: Dewalt 618 Router?
Post: RE: Dewalt 618 Router?

Well, I did go out and get one, so I'm hoping it will be OK.  I really like the low center of gravity, power and the fact that you can get the bits mounted far into the collet, still clearing the guid...
darita Woodworking Power Tools 15 5,361 10-19-2018, 05:14 PM

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