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  0 Thread: SawStop: Eating Crow
Post: SawStop: Eating Crow

I’ve said here MANY times that SawStop wasn’t for me. I work with many tools that could hurt me so it never made sense to me before to pay premium in order to make one of my tools safer. I can’t remem...
Murray M Woodworking Power Tools 41 1,905 09-09-2022, 04:02 PM
  0 Thread: Is festool MFT worth it?
Post: RE: Is festool MFT worth it?

I'm a big Festool head. Got the track saw, several tracks, vacuum.  I owned two MFT tables (one with track, one plain) I sold them and don't miss them.  In one sentence: they're too expensive for...
Murray M Woodworking Power Tools 24 1,755 08-21-2022, 07:01 AM
  0 Thread: Looking for a jigsaw
Post: RE: Looking for a jigsaw

I have the older style Festool barrel grip jig. Love it.  Fun somewhat related tangent: What I find I use WAY more than a jig is my oscillating cutter (I have a top of the line Fein Multimaster ...
Murray M Woodworking Power Tools 18 1,515 08-21-2022, 06:37 AM
  0 Thread: Track saw owners still like wide table on TS?
Post: RE: Track saw owners still like wide table on TS?

You know you want to do it.  Just do it.  You're going to like the space more than the unneeded tool part.
Murray M Woodworking Power Tools 9 590 08-21-2022, 06:25 AM
  0 Thread: Powermatic PM2000
Post: RE: Powermatic PM2000

I'm interested. I tried to send you a private message but your pm's are disabled.  Send me a private message and I'll send you my phone number.  : )
Murray M Tool Swap N' Sell 2 456 08-20-2022, 05:31 PM
  0 Thread: 4" or 5" flex Hose on Bandsaw?
Post: RE: 4" or 5" flex Hose on Bandsaw?

iclark Wrote: (06-29-2021, 02:58 PM) -- The trick is in how you do the transition from the two 4" ports on the BS to your hoses and to your 6" port. Finding an adapter for the 6" port to two 5" h...
Murray M Woodworking Power Tools 9 1,653 07-01-2021, 06:45 AM
  0 Thread: 4" or 5" flex Hose on Bandsaw?
Post: 4" or 5" flex Hose on Bandsaw?

I'm currently designing my dust collection for a new 18" Rikon Band Saw with two 4" ports.  It's near a  5 hp cyclone with 8" Nordfab mains.  Normally folks would hook up two 4" quality flex hos...
Murray M Woodworking Power Tools 9 1,653 06-29-2021, 10:39 AM
  0 Thread: Powermatic 64A - should I upgrade?
Post: RE: Powermatic 64A - should I upgrade?

Now on to the more pressing matter: How to get it in your shop? I HIGHLY RECOMMEND PAYING TALENT TO HELP YOU. Call a Piano moving team. They'll charge more than you want to spend. Pay them.
Murray M Woodworking Power Tools 31 5,808 06-18-2021, 03:37 PM
  0 Thread: Brad nailer or finish nailer, which should I buy?
Post: RE: Brad nailer or finish nailer, which should I b...

Mike in kc Wrote: (04-26-2021, 08:36 AM) -- I too have a broad array of nailers/staplers, and the 18Ga is probably your best bet for a FIRST nailer.   I have several Harbor freight units as well as P...
Murray M Woodworking Power Tools 18 2,083 05-07-2021, 07:26 AM
  0 Thread: Sawstop contractor vs Unisaw
Post: RE: Sawstop contractor vs Unisaw

Wild Turkey Wrote: (02-28-2021, 11:23 AM) -- Spent yesterday afternoon in the Kleinert Kutz Hand Care Center.  Let my dado nibble on back of left ring and index fingers.  Lost nail bed on ring finger...
Murray M Woodworking Power Tools 24 4,283 03-06-2021, 12:47 PM
  0 Thread: Returning to the Hobby
Post: RE: Returning to the Hobby

jteneyck Wrote: (02-28-2021, 10:31 AM) -- Buy used whenever possible.  Old iron owned by a hobbiest is the best value out there.  You'll pay no more than half of the price of a comparable new piece o...
Murray M Woodworking Power Tools 17 2,617 03-06-2021, 12:30 PM
  0 Thread: Question for Saw Stop guys
Post: RE: Question for Saw Stop guys

Unconventional reply: I've got a 4 and 8 yo that increasingly frequent our barn/shop/studio.  The comment above about 10 sharks in the pool and a SS only muzzling one of them is right on the mon...
Murray M Woodworking Power Tools 25 4,307 02-14-2021, 09:00 AM
  0 Thread: Dust Collector
Post: RE: Dust Collector

Hi Mike, I'm somewhat new to DC--I just got my first Oneida cyclone and am trying to find the time to install it [although all the new filter parts just came in!]--but since nobody has responded I'...
Murray M Woodworking Power Tools 11 3,909 08-22-2020, 07:16 PM
  0 Thread: Multi Tool suggestions
Post: RE: Multi Tool suggestions

Cabinet Monkey Wrote: (08-09-2020, 10:34 AM) -- Murray - we'll just have to disagree on what amount of dust is acceptable and to whom.  I'm guessing your museum clients or owners rarely watch you wor...
Murray M Woodworking Power Tools 22 5,641 08-09-2020, 11:20 AM
  0 Thread: Multi Tool suggestions
Post: RE: Multi Tool suggestions

Cabinet Monkey Wrote: (08-07-2020, 08:44 AM) -- I completely disagree.   Sometimes it is a big issue. And when it is, no amount of positive thinking or ignoring the dust makes it go away.  The sight ...
Murray M Woodworking Power Tools 22 5,641 08-09-2020, 07:04 AM
  0 Thread: $2K+ Bandsaw Comparison
Post: RE: $2K+ Bandsaw Comparison

Cabinet Monkey Wrote: (08-04-2020, 09:09 PM) -- Not really Murray.   They are similar to be sure.  But unless ACM Italy is making that saw for Rikon, they are NOT THE SAME.   Upper doors are differen...
Murray M Woodworking Power Tools 15 7,922 08-07-2020, 08:22 PM
  0 Thread: $2K+ Bandsaw Comparison
Post: RE: $2K+ Bandsaw Comparison

mdhills Wrote: (08-02-2020, 09:46 AM) -- Glad you like your new saw (you did get the 10-347, or another of their 18" saws?).  Think we're going to need to see a picture, and a followup post after you...
Murray M Woodworking Power Tools 15 7,922 08-02-2020, 10:02 AM
  0 Thread: 18" Bandsaw: Do I Need 3hp & Brake?
Post: RE: 18" Bandsaw: Do I Need 3hp & Brake?

paul2004 Wrote: (04-13-2020, 03:46 PM) -- I have the 18" Rikon, which I won't attempt to talk you into, but I am very happy with it. No brake, but I just don't see the need.  IMO, small kids should ...
Murray M Woodworking Power Tools 41 15,748 08-02-2020, 08:08 AM
  0 Thread: 18" Bandsaw: Do I Need 3hp & Brake?
Post: RE: 18" Bandsaw: Do I Need 3hp & Brake?

Update After considering everything y'all said, I've come to the conclusion that I do need 3HP  and a brake.  Here's my complete notes (https://www.forums.woodnet.net/showthread.php?tid=7356975)...
Murray M Woodworking Power Tools 41 15,748 08-02-2020, 01:24 AM
  0 Thread: $2K+ Bandsaw Comparison
Post: $2K+ Bandsaw Comparison

A year and a half ago I needed a 14” bandsaw and shared my notes here (https://www.forums.woodnet.net/showthread.php?tid=7346173). Jet and Laguna did well, Rikon stole the show but I personally ended ...
Murray M Woodworking Power Tools 15 7,922 08-02-2020, 12:57 AM

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