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  0 Thread: A Clock of my own design
Post: RE: A Clock of my own design

That's awesome!!! Great job!!! That is way too much work for the likes of me. Coming to Ikea for Christmas 2024. LOL Edit: I just realized that this posts is over 2 weeks old... Times have really c...
Lumber Yard® Woodworking 16 1,601 01-28-2024, 02:43 PM
  0 Thread: Bandsaw blew a tire - help needed
Post: RE: Bandsaw blew a tire - help needed

Warm the tire up in hot water, start 1/2 of the tire on the wheel and secure to the wheel with zip ties, start stretching a section of tire over the other half of the wheel and continue securing it wi...
Lumber Yard® Woodworking Power Tools 15 2,123 07-05-2023, 06:11 PM
  0 Thread: Festool ETS EC 150/3 EQ 6" Sander
Post: RE: Festool ETS EC 150/3 EQ 6" Sander

I'll chime in with what I use with my Festool sanders and has worked for me for years without any issues. The Bosch VAC005 hose is a great inexpensive hose and will fit the Festool perfectly. It used ...
Lumber Yard® Woodworking Power Tools 19 2,229 06-14-2023, 09:18 AM
  0 Thread: Brand new Clearvue cyclone won't start, wiring question
Post: RE: Brand new Clearvue cyclone won't start, wiring...

davco Wrote: (06-01-2023, 02:25 PM) -- Some progress An electrician stopped by and determined that I did not have the double pole breaker in the correct AB slot. So now it starts, but the brea...
Lumber Yard® Woodworking Power Tools 19 2,889 06-03-2023, 10:38 AM
  0 Thread: Brand new Clearvue cyclone won't start, wiring question
Post: RE: Brand new Clearvue cyclone won't start, wiring...

What's the motor doing when you try and start it? My guess is it probably doesn't have anything to do with the gauge wire used.
Lumber Yard® Woodworking Power Tools 19 2,889 05-31-2023, 09:28 PM
  0 Thread: Domino Vacuum Hose
Post: RE: Domino Vacuum Hose

Cabinet Monkey Wrote: (08-26-2022, 02:48 PM) -- It works, but there are better options available. The bosch is too wide and a bit heavy for sanders and a domino.  That extra comes in handy on thi...
Lumber Yard® Woodworking Power Tools 15 2,806 08-27-2022, 12:23 PM
  0 Thread: Domino Vacuum Hose
Post: RE: Domino Vacuum Hose

KevinMalone Wrote: (08-25-2022, 10:24 AM) -- https://www.amazon.com/Bosch-VAC005-5-Meter-Vacuum-Hose/dp/B0000AV78B/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1478030847&sr=8-1&keywords=bosch+hose This one works perfe...
Lumber Yard® Woodworking Power Tools 15 2,806 08-25-2022, 11:36 AM
  0 Thread: DeWalt Track Saw Guides
Post: RE: DeWalt Track Saw Guides

It works in a pinch but if you consistently need the length the only way to go is having the longer rail. IMO
Lumber Yard® Woodworking Power Tools 10 2,135 04-26-2022, 06:29 PM
  0 Thread: Can You Help ID Some Boards?
Post: RE: Can You Help ID Some Boards?

I think you'll have better answers if you surface a section of the wood and take close up pictures of the grain like you did in (1). With rough sawn wood it can be hard to identify species because the...
Lumber Yard® Woodworking 4 1,231 04-02-2022, 10:41 AM
  0 Thread: Do I need a 16" planer?
Post: RE: Do I need a 16" planer?

The Maslow CNC isn't a machine that most folks considering doing CNC work would ever look at but I don't want to rain on the OP parade. :crazy:
Lumber Yard® Woodworking Power Tools 25 5,777 03-24-2022, 02:01 PM
  0 Thread: Do I need a 16" planer?
Post: RE: Do I need a 16" planer?

®smpr_fi_mac® Wrote: (03-23-2022, 08:18 PM) -- I'm contemplating a Maslow CNC in the future.  If I get one and find that it can flatten a face well (even if slower than a jointer) I'll likely give up...
Lumber Yard® Woodworking Power Tools 25 5,777 03-24-2022, 10:45 AM
  0 Thread: Do I need a 16" planer?
Post: RE: Do I need a 16" planer?

I had a 15" 4-post planer for years and it did 90% of what I needed. With a wide drum sander(22/44) accompanying it for workarounds, I could handle pretty much everything. With that, years ago I upgr...
Lumber Yard® Woodworking Power Tools 25 5,777 03-23-2022, 12:01 PM
  0 Thread: My CNC Arrived
Post: RE: My CNC Arrived

I drill .250 holes with 1/4" endmill without any problems. If your machine doesn't have much deflection you'll end up with tight circular holes for your reference dowels... if not you'll end up with o...
Lumber Yard® Woodworking Power Tools 44 9,020 03-12-2022, 12:49 PM
  0 Thread: Festool Domino vs other options...
Post: RE: Festool Domino vs other options...

Just adding to your thoughts: I have owned most every M&T tool (both integral and loose) over the years and the Domino wins hands down and it's not really close for me. One that you left out is...
Lumber Yard® Woodworking Power Tools 13 3,653 03-12-2022, 11:08 AM
  0 Thread: My CNC Arrived
Post: RE: My CNC Arrived

jteneyck Wrote: (03-07-2022, 09:10 PM) -- I used the defaults for the 1/4" - 60 deg V-bit.  70 inches/min feedrate and 100 mm/sec rapid speed.  Curiously, the estimated time in V-Carve Pro was 37 min...
Lumber Yard® Woodworking Power Tools 44 9,020 03-07-2022, 09:44 PM
  0 Thread: My CNC Arrived
Post: RE: My CNC Arrived

2-1/2 hours? What is your cutting feedrate and rapid speed?
Lumber Yard® Woodworking Power Tools 44 9,020 03-07-2022, 08:14 PM
  0 Thread: Blade cleaning
Post: RE: Blade cleaning

handi Wrote: (03-05-2022, 08:31 AM) -- Can’t do 14” blades but MicroJig’s BladeClean is my go to. I work for MicroJig, so I have had this for nearly 2 years now.  I use Simple Green, cut 1 to 1 wit...
Lumber Yard® Woodworking Power Tools 14 4,081 03-07-2022, 10:34 AM
  0 Thread: My CNC Arrived
Post: RE: My CNC Arrived

jeffss Wrote: (03-06-2022, 07:09 PM) -- Got mine early. Went with the Woodworker. Only took 4 weeks. Had to clear up space and run some dust collection. Ready to flatten the spoil board and cut a gri...
Lumber Yard® Woodworking Power Tools 44 9,020 03-06-2022, 08:31 PM
  0 Thread: My CNC Arrived
Post: RE: My CNC Arrived

Cool. You'll find that outside of design, material holding is one of the most critical aspects to producing decent parts. I'm sure you are already aware but the "tab" feature inside of Vectric softwar...
Lumber Yard® Woodworking Power Tools 44 9,020 03-03-2022, 09:47 PM
  0 Thread: Homemade Dust Sentry
Post: RE: Homemade Dust Sentry

HK used a light sensor with a light source ... I believe the OP is using a proximity sensor ...
Lumber Yard® Woodworking Power Tools 5 2,017 02-27-2022, 05:41 PM

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