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  0 Thread: my new system of containing dust in the shop
Post: RE: my new system of containing dust in the shop

Same principle I use when media blasting.  I don't have a cabinet but made a frame out of 1/2" plastic pipe then wrap it in tarps.  I do it outside and hang another tarp behind it to catch anything th...
hcbph Woodworking 3 451 07-12-2021, 10:57 AM
  0 Thread: Rolltop desks
Post: RE: Rolltop desks

Till I retired, I did repairs for a number of refinishing shops, including probably dozens or more roll top desks.  Most were reassembly or minor repairs, but some required substantial parts replaceme...
hcbph Woodworking 3 712 06-29-2021, 09:38 PM
  0 Thread: Dining Table Repair
Post: RE: Dining Table Repair

I've repaired a bunch of table bases list this over the years.  Take the legs off but the dowels can be a problem on some if they are glued.  I used an angle drill and drill into the dowels to weaken ...
hcbph Woodworking 6 742 06-27-2021, 06:23 AM
  0 Thread: Metal detector
Post: RE: Metal detector

(05-19-2021, 02:04 PM)fall Wrote: My lumber wizard worked good but did not hold up very good and did not last long and I hardly ever used it? :( I have 2 metal detectors, one is the Lumber Wizard an...
hcbph Woodworking 10 1,281 06-27-2021, 06:09 AM
  0 Thread: Blade / Bit cleaning
Post: RE: Blade / Bit cleaning

I've used both Orange stripper and EZOff oven cleaner in the past and both have worked.
hcbph Woodworking Power Tools 20 1,219 06-25-2021, 05:50 PM
  0 Thread: Geetech CT-102 3hp shaper parts?
Post: RE: Geetech CT-102 3hp shaper parts?

One thing that could apply: apparently there are more than one setup for spindles and shapers.  I have read where some people have bought Grizzly spindles then had them machined to fit Delta shapers. ...
hcbph Woodworking Power Tools 9 581 06-24-2021, 04:40 PM
  0 Thread: Portable Electric Hand Planer
Post: RE: Portable Electric Hand Planer

I've had a Craftsman unit for maybe 40 years.  I used it to rough out planks before I had a jointer and planer.  Knocked off the high spots so it was easier with jointer plane.  Honestly, I have not u...
hcbph Woodworking Power Tools 8 619 06-20-2021, 03:49 PM
  0 Thread: Delta RC 33 problem
Post: RE: Delta RC 33 problem

I have a DC33 planer and it has both infeed and outfeed table extensions.  If they aren't level, you will get snipe.  Another thing is how long are the boards you're planing?  The longer the boards pa...
hcbph Woodworking Power Tools 6 501 06-16-2021, 08:36 PM
  0 Thread: Rare woodworking machine restored
Post: RE: Rare woodworking machine restored

That is neat, good to hear others will have a chance to see it.
hcbph Woodworking Power Tools 1 537 05-28-2021, 04:35 PM
  0 Thread: Speed Control
Post: RE: Speed Control

Roly The original poster asked about a speed control.  IMO you don't need to look any further than many of the various lathes that use VFD's to vary speed of a 3 phase motor off 110 or 220 volt lines....
hcbph Woodworking Power Tools 12 1,408 05-22-2021, 07:59 PM
  0 Thread: Speed Control
Post: RE: Speed Control

Sorry, figured people understood: take a 3 phase motor device; add a vfd to it and you can run it off regular single phase 220 and most vfd's have a speed variable setting to it.  If nothing else, tak...
hcbph Woodworking Power Tools 12 1,408 05-06-2021, 02:43 PM
  0 Thread: Speed Control
Post: RE: Speed Control

If slowing down the spindle is your object, have you considered a 3 phase with a vfd?  I'm not sure how slow you're planning on going but this might be an option.
hcbph Woodworking Power Tools 12 1,408 05-02-2021, 07:15 PM
  0 Thread: Spiral head cutterhead for shaper?
Post: RE: Spiral head cutterhead for shaper?

Here's another tip, be careful handling that cutter.  When I got mine I went to lift it out of the box by sticking a finger a thumb into the corners of the box (it's not light weight).  It slipped a l...
hcbph Woodworking Power Tools 5 578 05-02-2021, 06:42 PM
  0 Thread: Spiral head cutterhead for shaper?
Post: RE: Spiral head cutterhead for shaper?

Have I done it - yes, do I have the same equipment - yes.  You need the 2" cutterhead, a 4" bearing collar, a double-T-bushing and 2 t-bushings. I typically run it on the 3/4" spindle but I could use ...
hcbph Woodworking Power Tools 5 578 04-30-2021, 09:54 AM
  0 Thread: Antique Hutch
Post: RE: Antique Hutch

If I had to guess based on a picture only, I'd guess it was made in the 1880 - 1920 time frame.  Take a look at the nails, screws, what the back is made out of and the wheels (which appear to have bee...
hcbph Woodworking 19 1,534 04-19-2021, 04:54 PM
  Wink Thread: Now here is a man's dust collector
Post: RE: Now here is a man's dust collector

They move a lot of air volume, but what velocity and how does it compare heat duct dust vs. sawdust?  Had one of those companies do the ducts in the house a few years ago and there was stuff left in t...
hcbph Woodworking Power Tools 4 1,003 04-06-2021, 03:54 PM
  0 Thread: Cremation urn
Post: RE: Cremation urn

Beautiful work.  Now a question, not a negative: I though the internal volume of a cremation urn should be less than the size of a coffee can for a large frame man.  Was this one designed for visual e...
hcbph Woodturning 13 1,735 03-27-2021, 08:54 AM
  0 Thread: rail and Stile router bits
Post: RE: rail and Stile router bits

(03-05-2021, 06:36 PM)CEPenworks Wrote: It has been awhile since I used my rail and stile router bits so I looked up the instructions. They say to use the sale bit around the inside of all the piece...
hcbph Woodworking 7 828 03-05-2021, 08:15 PM
  0 Thread: Everything on Backorder!
Post: RE: Everything on Backorder!

It happens all over the place.  I read GM is shutting down some assembly lines for a week or two because of computer chip availability.  I also saw the same thing at my local electronics store, went t...
hcbph Woodworking Power Tools 40 7,023 03-02-2021, 12:00 PM
  0 Thread: high speed shaper cutters available?
Post: RE: high speed shaper cutters available?

If you're set on steel cutters, maybe check places like Ebay for used ones.  I have several older 1/2" Delta steel cutters from when I had my old Craftsman shaper (it only had 1/2" spindle).  I also b...
hcbph Woodworking Power Tools 9 876 03-02-2021, 11:51 AM

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