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  0 Thread: Makita Planer Momentary Stops/Slips - Causes?
Post: RE: Makita Planer Momentary Stops/Slips - Causes?

Back in the day when I used to work on daisy wheel printers we used MEK to clean the platens.  It would clean very well without dissolving the platen material and without drying it out.  Alcohol would...
s9plus20 Woodworking Power Tools 32 18,120 03-23-2018, 07:45 AM
  0 Thread: Why Do I Need My Table Saw?
Post: RE: Why Do I Need My Table Saw?

If it were me..... I would keep the saw and cut the rails down. The footprint would go way down. A plywood top would make it into a light duty workbench to serve double duty. Replace one of the wings...
s9plus20 Woodworking 47 21,200 03-06-2018, 02:31 PM
  0 Thread: NEVER AGAIN!!! (more cheap buy woes...)
Post: RE: NEVER AGAIN!!! (more cheap buy woes...)

It used to be that one could buy into a good brand and have a certain set of quality expectations met.  Companies used to seek  to improve market share by improving their product and their service. I...
s9plus20 Woodworking Power Tools 21 9,850 02-25-2018, 12:36 PM
  0 Thread: Zero clearance
Post: RE: Zero clearance

Stwood_ Wrote: (02-24-2018, 12:12 PM) -- The blade extends at a 45 degree angle also, not 90 degrees to the table.  Duh :D :D   Just a blade kerf width over the whole range.   ?????? Slot w...
s9plus20 Woodworking Power Tools 23 13,125 02-25-2018, 12:11 PM
  0 Thread: Good Table Saw Blade
Post: RE: Good Table Saw Blade

SCK Wrote: (02-23-2018, 08:15 PM) -- Hi I am in the process of assembling a new Powermatic P1000 and just found out that it does not ship with a blade. I did a forum search for table saw and found...
s9plus20 Woodworking Power Tools 45 25,439 02-23-2018, 09:08 PM
  0 Thread: Zero clearance
Post: RE: Zero clearance

sussertown Wrote: (02-22-2018, 06:21 PM) -- I'm having brain freeze. If I make a zero clearance saw table throat plate at 45 degrees what happens when I raise and lower the blade.] -- Sorry, I misre...
s9plus20 Woodworking Power Tools 23 13,125 02-23-2018, 02:19 PM
  0 Thread: Zero clearance
Post: RE: Zero clearance

Roly Wrote: (02-23-2018, 08:30 AM) --  If you have a cabinet type table saw the blade rises and lowers along the blade axis.   Tilt the blade at 45 and raise it and see if it extends along the 45 deg...
s9plus20 Woodworking Power Tools 23 13,125 02-23-2018, 09:40 AM
  0 Thread: Scroll saw options
Post: RE: Scroll saw options

Lynden Wrote: (02-13-2018, 04:52 PM) -- Your only option may be two tools, a new scroll saw and one of these. https://www.homedepot.com/p/Rockwell-Blade-Runner-X2-Portable-Tabletop-Saw-RK7323/2056...
s9plus20 Woodworking Power Tools 8 4,312 02-15-2018, 03:08 PM
  0 Thread: What finish to use on a hammer handle??
Post: RE: What finish to use on a hammer handle??

Thanks for all the suggestions! I finished them off with a coat of BLO. They turned out great! Frankie
s9plus20 Woodworking Hand Tools 13 11,280 02-15-2018, 02:59 PM
  0 Thread: How to attach hammer head to handle.
Post: RE: How to attach hammer head to handle.

Stwood_ Wrote: (02-11-2018, 06:42 PM) -- I have the same, small head. Wonder what the intended use for them was. I made a handle for mine long ago. -- For small tack nails.  You can use the wedge pa...
s9plus20 Woodworking Hand Tools 22 16,275 02-11-2018, 06:51 PM
  0 Thread: How to attach hammer head to handle.
Post: RE: How to attach hammer head to handle.

Timberwolf Wrote: (02-11-2018, 12:34 PM) -- The wood is nice..I would give it a coat of thinned garnet shellac, then a couple applications of BLO. -- I started another thread on the handle finish.  ...
s9plus20 Woodworking Hand Tools 22 16,275 02-11-2018, 06:19 PM
  0 Thread: How to attach hammer head to handle.
Post: RE: How to attach hammer head to handle.

C. in Indy Wrote: (02-11-2018, 10:28 AM) -- Very nice!   And, I think you culled some of the better-looking hickory to be had...  nice taste! Chris -- Thanks! I did go thru quite a few looki...
s9plus20 Woodworking Hand Tools 22 16,275 02-11-2018, 06:15 PM
  0 Thread: What finish to use on a hammer handle??
Post: What finish to use on a hammer handle??

I just finished putting handles in 2 hammers.  Both handles are hickory. Both hammers will be used for woodworking and will not be exposed to any grease. So..... what finish would you suggest?   Dan...
s9plus20 Woodworking Hand Tools 13 11,280 02-11-2018, 10:34 AM
  0 Thread: How to attach hammer head to handle.
Post: RE: How to attach hammer head to handle.

Well..... Its a done deal. I ended up using a hickory handle that I already had. (purchased at the same time as the head).  Its a lot longer than what I had intentions of.  I'll use as is, choking up...
s9plus20 Woodworking Hand Tools 22 16,275 02-11-2018, 10:09 AM
  0 Thread: How to attach hammer head to handle.
Post: RE: How to attach hammer head to handle.

jlanciani Wrote: (02-08-2018, 12:47 PM) -- Depending on the fit and intended use, wood wedges should suffice. Mahogany may well prove to be too soft though, the head will never stay tight if the wood...
s9plus20 Woodworking Hand Tools 22 16,275 02-08-2018, 01:15 PM
  0 Thread: How to attach hammer head to handle.
Post: How to attach hammer head to handle.

I picked up this hammer head last summer at the local flea market, just now getting around to making a handle for it.  I wanted a short comfortable handle.  I fashioned it out of a piece of mahogany. ...
s9plus20 Woodworking Hand Tools 22 16,275 02-08-2018, 12:05 PM
  0 Thread: FS: Premium Mortiser Chisels - SOLD
Post: RE: FS: Premium Mortiser Chisels and MagSwitch Fe...

PM sent on Magswitch Featherboard
s9plus20 Tool Swap N' Sell 8 4,719 02-04-2018, 12:25 PM
  0 Thread: Which Version of SketchUp Make Do You Use?
Post: RE: Which Version of SketchUp Make Do You Use?

DaveR1 Wrote: (01-27-2018, 05:06 PM) -- John, the web-based version which is called SketchUp Free has a lot of potential benefits for users because it runs in the Internet browser so it doesn't matte...
s9plus20 Woodworking 18 8,323 01-29-2018, 08:55 AM
  0 Thread: Measuring tools (NEW STUFF)
Post: RE: Measuring tools (NEW STUFF)

PM sent on the Starrett 11H-12-4R Combo Square.
s9plus20 Tool Swap N' Sell 18 10,676 01-17-2018, 08:07 AM
  0 Thread: Arranging new shop - advice appreciated!
Post: RE: Arranging new shop - advice appreciated!

With a 14 ft width to work with, I would consider placing the right hand side of the table saw up against a wall. (If you don't have a router in that table saw wing) I would want my miter station c...
s9plus20 Woodworking 28 11,633 01-13-2018, 09:46 AM

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