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  0 Thread: Incra iBox limitations?
Post: RE: Incra iBox limitations?

If you are looking for an excuse to by an IBOX, here is your chance :yes:   You'll need to rig up a support to clamp the stock vertical, but then you can cut the notches to the max depth possible with...
Alan in little Washington Woodworking Power Tools 11 1,447 07-06-2021, 01:52 PM
  0 Thread: Fabric air duct?
Post: RE: Fabric air duct?

JDuke Wrote: (03-11-2019, 07:35 AM) -- Sort of a power tool question as it will end up being an air cleaner. I have a couple hvac fans and I’d like to build filter boxes and have the output dispe...
Alan in little Washington Woodworking Power Tools 11 4,116 04-10-2019, 10:24 PM
  0 Thread: Incra TS-LS vs I-Box?
Post: RE: Incra TS-LS vs I-Box?

Bill must have bought an I-BOX assembled on Friday the 13th.   :rolleyes:  Otherwise it is good to hear the I-BOX is still as easy to use and as accurate as I had intended when I designed and licen...
Alan in little Washington Woodworking Power Tools 9 4,745 05-06-2018, 09:12 PM
  0 Thread: Baileigh Industrial
Post: RE: Baileigh Industrial

It uses a Reeves drive just like the Shopsmith, older lightweight Delta (701?) lathe, their big variable speed drill press, and other machinery from other manufacturers.  The design has been around fo...
Alan in little Washington Woodworking Power Tools 22 12,982 03-17-2018, 10:15 PM
  0 Thread: ZCI & DC?
Post: RE: ZCI & DC?

Some ok and some not so ok info in this thread. 1.  Holes in the throat plate won't do squat- they'll be covered up by the wood. They are too small for a relatively low SP of a typical dust collector...
Alan in little Washington Woodworking Power Tools 9 4,751 02-10-2018, 12:23 AM
  0 Thread: Another Mobile Base Project
Post: RE: Another Mobile Base Project

I bypassed using a frame made from square tube and just mounted a step caster and rear wheels directly to the sub-base or frame of  all my machines.  For the rear wheels I removed standard non-swiveli...
Alan in little Washington Woodworking Power Tools 17 12,756 12-27-2017, 12:28 AM
  0 Thread: PM 12-inch jointer dust collection
Post: RE: PM 12-inch jointer dust collection

I discovered that problem with my DJ20 about 10 years ago.  My posts about it showed how to seal off the top of the chute with a piece of ply.  The DJ20 (and most older jointers) is an old design- the...
Alan in little Washington Woodworking Power Tools 7 5,211 10-12-2017, 11:47 PM
  0 Thread: How much could SawStop get in royalty payments? The answer here.
Post: RE: How much could SawStop get in royalty payments...

AHill Wrote: (08-09-2017, 10:13 AM) -- Most of the patents related to SawStop technology are dated 2007 to as recently as 2012.  If he successfully licenses the technology, he'll be getting royalties...
Alan in little Washington Woodworking Power Tools 35 20,785 09-05-2017, 10:10 AM
  0 Thread: Jointing first face with thickness planer
Post: RE: Jointing first face with thickness planer

AHill hit the nail on the head- the infeed and outfeed tables on a planer are coplanar, while the outfeed table and cutter (TDC) on a jointer are colinear.  If you have a board that curves end-to-end ...
Alan in little Washington Woodworking Power Tools 39 23,809 05-06-2017, 11:47 PM
  0 Thread: Craftsman tools division sold to Stanley!
Post: RE: Craftsman tools division sold to Stanley!

In the financial news today: U.S. (multi-national) private equity firm KKR & Co LP said on Friday it has agreed to buy Hitachi Ltd's power tools unit, Hitachi Koki Co Ltd , for about $1.3 billion, ...
Alan in little Washington Woodworking Power Tools 24 12,442 01-13-2017, 05:32 PM
  0 Thread: Talk to me about router lifts.
Post: RE: Talk to me about router lifts.

If you are considering the Woodpeckers or Jessem lifts, I suggest you go with the INCRA branded versions- made by Woodpeckers and Jessemm but with the better designed INCRA insert plates.
Alan in little Washington Woodworking Power Tools 24 14,725 11-27-2016, 10:48 PM
  0 Thread: Vintage Delta Disc Sander - Dust Collection Port Prototype
Post: RE: Vintage Delta Disc Sander - Dust Collection Po...

I have an old Delta 31-730 combo Sanding Machine but the disc portion had the same port.  I fabricated a fitting similar to yours but it connects to one branch of a wye fitting inside the cabinet.  A ...
Alan in little Washington Woodworking Power Tools 3 4,207 11-27-2016, 10:32 PM
  0 Thread: Saw Stop/Bosch Patent Infringement
Post: RE: Saw Stop/Bosch Patent Infringement

I am curious about two things- first is speculation the second needs legal interpretation- I would think a company, or more correctly a large multi-national corporation, like Bosch would have closely...
Alan in little Washington Woodworking Power Tools 22 15,729 10-22-2016, 12:32 AM
  0 Thread: Anyone familiar with "iVAC" remote switches?
Post: RE: Anyone familiar with "iVAC" remote switches?

Robert Adams Wrote: (09-15-2016, 09:00 AM) --       But I have a rule I never buy any product that uses the letter i before the product as it promises much but the electrical and mechanical design is...
Alan in little Washington Woodworking Power Tools 14 9,011 09-28-2016, 09:58 PM
  0 Thread: Torque on Byrd inserts for jointer head?
Post: RE: Torque on Byrd inserts for jointer head?

Please note, that torque is in INCH-lbs, not foot-lbs.  You can't use most automotive style torque wrenches!!
Alan in little Washington Woodworking Power Tools 7 4,009 07-19-2016, 10:40 AM
  0 Thread: DIY Automatic Dust Collection Controller thread - Need to find it
Post: Re: DIY Automatic Dust Collection Controller threa...

Still alive and kicking. [br][br]My autogate system is still working like a champ many years later. My system is distributed- no central controller, no PLC, etc. Each gate is independently operated. ...
Alan in little Washington Woodworking Power Tools 4 3,617 05-11-2016, 10:38 PM
  0 Thread: Show me your...
Post: Re: Show me your...

[blockquote]bennybmn said:[hr][br][br][br]Just move the table around a smidge to get a fresh spot. [br][br][hr][/blockquote][br][br]Don't move the table- the rack is a pain to adjust. Instead, replac...
Alan in little Washington Woodworking Power Tools 36 16,682 04-29-2016, 09:57 PM
  0 Thread: Does anyone own a...?
Post: Re: Does anyone own a...?

I got some tach equipment ("Tachulator") from MKC Tools (http://www.mkctools.com/index.html) and built it in to my lathe and drill press. I put the LED sensor and trigger pattern in the lathe heads...
Alan in little Washington Woodworking Power Tools 9 4,851 04-18-2016, 12:26 AM
  0 Thread: Another d/t jig ?
Post: Re: Another d/t jig ?

I've had a D4R for many years. I don't use it much so when I do, I must relearn- take out the manual and read it. Even then I must make some test cuts. Gotta do it![br][br]I have some experience wi...
Alan in little Washington Woodworking Power Tools 5 4,313 04-17-2016, 11:53 PM
  0 Thread: Compressor to airline hookup
Post: Re: Compressor to airline hookup

As a follow-up to Mike, JGrout, and others about the safety of copper. You can follow this link (http://www.copper.org/publications/pub_list/pdf/copper_tube_handbook.pdf) or Google "Copper Tube Hand...
Alan in little Washington Woodworking Power Tools 9 4,831 02-16-2016, 01:25 AM

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