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  0 Thread: Caliper Imperial
Post: RE: Caliper Imperial

Jack,  not digital, but inexpensive, and does not need batteries   plastic dial caliper imperial (https://www.amazon.com/Calipers-Plastic-Imperial-Standard-Measuring/dp/B09Q96HFBB/ref=sr_1_5?crid=2NU6...
barryvabeach Woodworking 11 466 05-11-2022, 06:27 PM
  0 Thread: Thickness
Post: RE: Thickness

Greg,  no such thing as a stupid question.  I would not worry too much about it being slightly under or over.  Usually, we make pieces to fit each other-  it is not like assembly line for manufacturin...
barryvabeach Woodworking 13 569 05-09-2022, 07:50 PM
  0 Thread: Bent Bandsaw Guides
Post: RE: Bent Bandsaw Guides

Since it is not magnetic, I would guess Aluminum, and that it will be easy to crack.  I like the idea of bolting them together and applying a clamp and I really like the idea of getting it pretty hot,...
barryvabeach Woodworking Power Tools 7 327 04-30-2022, 07:30 PM
  0 Thread: 8/4 Walnut
Post: RE: 8/4 Walnut

Jim, in the video, he rests the board to be cut on top of the plywood straightedge.  On the ones that I did, i put the board to be cut on the table, and then just screwed the straight board to the sid...
barryvabeach Woodworking 10 656 04-18-2022, 07:59 PM
  0 Thread: 8/4 Walnut
Post: RE: 8/4 Walnut

Halfathumb Wrote: (04-16-2022, 07:52 AM) -- I have a slab 36" X 15" with bark, etc. on both edges. I'm thinking to cut a straight line as possible on the BS with resawing blade, clean it up on the jo...
barryvabeach Woodworking 10 656 04-16-2022, 08:50 AM
  0 Thread: Cleaning table saw
Post: RE: Cleaning table saw

Agree with the above about cleaning, though you may have to start with a vacuum before you go to compressed air.  Next,  I would do a tuneup.  If you can find a manual online, that may let you know ho...
barryvabeach Woodworking Power Tools 4 481 04-09-2022, 06:56 AM
  0 Thread: Working with a #7 HP
Post: RE: Working with a #7 HP

Jim,  yes I did.  IIRC,  you helped me with an error that was in the drawings about the gallery, though I forgot what the problem was.  It is not a direct copy,  I made a few changes, and I think I ch...
barryvabeach Woodworking Hand Tools 8 559 03-22-2022, 06:59 PM
  0 Thread: Working with a #7 HP
Post: RE: Working with a #7 HP

Jim,  What I normally do is plane at an angle - so for example, start at the front right side, and plane at a 45 degree ( more or less ) towards the left rear.  I usually use a straight edge to see wh...
barryvabeach Woodworking Hand Tools 8 559 03-21-2022, 07:24 PM
  0 Thread: Can't Get Rid Of Router Lines
Post: RE: Can't Get Rid Of Router Lines

Brian,  I often get router lines when making multiple passes, the slightest tllt of the router is all it takes.  My suggestions is a card scraper. lee valley (https://www.leevalley.com/en-us/shop/tool...
barryvabeach Woodworking 3 454 03-21-2022, 07:14 PM
  0 Thread: SawStop question -- 1.75 vs 3 hp
Post: RE: SawStop question -- 1.75 vs 3 hp

Sorry about your stitches.  Post back here a month after you get the SS and let us know what you think.  When I bought mine, I was told it was a great saw even without the brake technology, and I agre...
barryvabeach Woodworking Power Tools 42 2,807 03-20-2022, 12:59 PM
  0 Thread: Molding on the CNC
Post: RE: Molding on the CNC

John, thanks looks very good.  I would have guessed that it would have taken much longer and a lot more passes to get something looking that good and avoid a lot of tearout.
barryvabeach Woodworking 2 217 03-20-2022, 07:47 AM
  0 Thread: Delta DP 17-900
Post: RE: Delta DP 17-900

I did similar to Bill, but on a bench top drill press, and the extension would hang up on the base when I lowered the table.   I just made a cam for mine - it took about a day, and a metal lathe,  but...
barryvabeach Woodworking Power Tools 7 454 03-17-2022, 07:56 PM
  0 Thread: Latest tool acquisition
Post: RE: Latest tool acquisition

Mark,  nice addition.  Some prefer different blades for different tasks.  I just go with one blade, a 1/2 low tooth count, and went with Lennox Diemaster 2,  it seems to last a long time.
barryvabeach Woodworking Power Tools 12 1,348 03-17-2022, 07:53 PM
  0 Thread: Machined miter bar?
Post: RE: Machined miter bar?

I agree with Simon, if you develop wear in the slot, then how will you solve that?  I drilled holes and threaded them and put nylon screws through them to get a tight but sliding fit, and assume that ...
barryvabeach Woodworking Power Tools 12 627 03-14-2022, 07:35 PM
  0 Thread: Slow motion sawstop activation -- blade & dado blade
Post: RE: Slow motion sawstop activation -- blade & dado...

Simon, thanks,  I skipped ahead to the dado slow motion, that was pretty cool.
barryvabeach Woodworking Power Tools 1 257 03-13-2022, 07:41 PM
  0 Thread: Interesting domino substitute
Post: RE: Interesting domino substitute

I saw a series of ads, usually on facebook, of the same thing, some of the  prices that were extremely low,  like around $30.  I think it is a scam.
barryvabeach Woodworking Power Tools 20 1,373 03-10-2022, 08:15 PM
  0 Thread: Contracts
Post: RE: Contracts

I have a great contract, though most "customers" complain a bit when they read it.  It starts with the my company motto,  "The Customer is Always Wrong "  then says All Work is Guaranteed -  though it...
barryvabeach Woodworking 16 1,020 03-04-2022, 08:57 PM
  0 Thread: Drill bits for steel, 3/8" and smaller
Post: RE: Drill bits for steel, 3/8" and smaller

Adam, thanks for the clarification.
barryvabeach Woodworking Power Tools 18 1,148 03-02-2022, 07:43 PM
  0 Thread: Drill bits for steel, 3/8" and smaller
Post: RE: Drill bits for steel, 3/8" and smaller

adamcherubini Wrote: (03-01-2022, 07:46 AM) -- You want m42 US made drill bits. Chinese cannot source m42 and use a cobalt alloy that is inferior to M42. Expect to pay $100 for a small set. The Bo...
barryvabeach Woodworking Power Tools 18 1,148 03-01-2022, 07:41 PM
  0 Thread: Drill bits for steel, 3/8" and smaller
Post: RE: Drill bits for steel, 3/8" and smaller

Brian,  I have a set of cobalt that I only use for metal sharpened to 135, they seem to last much longer.  No matter how big the hole,  I normally start with a small bit, then enlarge the hole by usin...
barryvabeach Woodworking Power Tools 18 1,148 02-28-2022, 08:08 PM

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