Search Results
Post Author Forum Replies Views Posted [asc]
  0 Thread: Replacing Jet Cab Saw motor
Post: RE: Replacing Jet Cab Saw motor

Have you looked at having a local motor shop rebuild the motor? It should be a NEMA frame motor which means there’s a good chance the shop can rebuild it or offer a rebuilt motor with your motor in t...
wpwoodworker Woodworking Power Tools 15 1,676 09-20-2023, 06:15 AM
  0 Thread: WoodSmith magazine, issue 39
Post: RE: WoodSmith magazine, issue 39

I have Woodsmith issue 39. Sent you a PM.
wpwoodworker Woodworking 10 1,641 08-08-2023, 06:28 AM
  0 Thread: Securing handrail to concrete stairs question.
Post: RE: Securing handrail to concrete stairs question.

I faced a similar task a few years ago, I used tapcons. Worked perfectly. Just make sure they are long enough, need to embed the screw at least 1 inch.
wpwoodworker Home Improvement 11 963 07-17-2023, 06:45 AM
  0 Thread: Glass Break Sensor Testing
Post: RE: Glass Break Sensor Testing

We had a home security system that had several glass break detectors. The installers tested them by sharply clapping their hands near the detectors. This would set them off with nothing damaged except...
wpwoodworker Home Improvement 6 886 02-01-2023, 02:59 PM
  0 Thread: Seeking Grain Filler Tips and Suggestions
Post: RE: Seeking Grain Filler Tips and Suggestions

Bill Tindall Wrote: (05-05-2022, 06:32 AM) -- Solvent based filler can be colored with artist pigment, available in any art store or art department of craft stores.   I use Burnt Umber on walnut.  Es...
wpwoodworker Finishing 7 1,818 05-05-2022, 03:13 PM
  0 Thread: Seeking Grain Filler Tips and Suggestions
Post: Seeking Grain Filler Tips and Suggestions

I’m building a walnut desk and would like to apply grain filler to the desktop to get a very smooth surface finish. I’m planning to use Mohawk Grain Filler. This is a solvent based grain filler. I ch...
wpwoodworker Finishing 7 1,818 04-19-2022, 02:53 PM
  0 Thread: John Deere AMT600 Seat Cover Material
Post: RE: John Deere AMT600 Seat Cover Material

Take it to an auto upholstery shop. They will have the materials to recover the seat and can probably do it easier and cheaper than you can do it yourself.
wpwoodworker Home Improvement 4 1,457 01-22-2022, 07:54 AM
  0 Thread: Fed up with my Grizzly G0656 jointer. Asking for help
Post: RE: Fed up with my Grizzly G0656 jointer. Asking ...

After reading Tablesawtom’s post, I realized I’ve been setting up my jointer the exact same way for more than 25 years including the Oneway jig. I stumbled upon a slightly damaged Oneway for a great p...
wpwoodworker Woodworking Power Tools 12 3,482 12-07-2021, 08:25 AM
  0 Thread: band saw throat plate
Post: RE: band saw throat plate

Plexiglass is an acrylic compound which, as you’ve found, is brittle. If you want to stick with clear plastic, try polycarbonate instead (one brand name is Lucite). Polycarbonate is the main component...
wpwoodworker Woodworking 10 1,932 09-30-2021, 07:20 AM
  0 Thread: UPDATE torebuild/replace?
Post: RE: rebuild/replace?

Wild Turkey Wrote: (06-12-2021, 02:10 PM) -- I have three Porter-Cable 7336 6" ROS that I picked up cheap years ago.  They've been my "go to" sander for years but have begun to vibrate a bunch so I f...
wpwoodworker Woodworking Power Tools 11 3,018 06-12-2021, 03:57 PM
  0 Thread: dowels
Post: RE: dowels

Try Cincinnati Dowel & Wood Products in Mt. Orab, Ohio. https://www.cincinnatidowel.com/ (https://www.cincinnatidowel.com/) I’ve been pleased with what I purchased from them.
wpwoodworker Woodworking 3 1,238 02-01-2021, 03:44 PM
  0 Thread: Face Maker Jig Instructions
Post: RE: Face Maker Jig Instructions

Thanks everyone, I’ll follow up on these leads.
wpwoodworker Woodworking 5 2,007 12-22-2020, 05:03 PM
  0 Thread: Face Maker Jig Instructions
Post: RE: Face Maker Jig Instructions

Thanks for the link. It’s a good description.  The photos help but no real user instructions. The link indicated it was sold by Woodworker’s Supply. I’ve contacted their technical support about ins...
wpwoodworker Woodworking 5 2,007 12-22-2020, 07:56 AM
  0 Thread: Face Maker Jig Instructions
Post: Face Maker Jig Instructions

I just picked up a Face Maker Pocket Hole Jig. It was sold by Woodworker’s Supply in years gone by. I’d never heard of this jig before today. Looking at photos found online it looks complete but is...
wpwoodworker Woodworking 5 2,007 12-21-2020, 03:01 PM
  0 Thread: Surge protector
Post: RE: Surge protector

Like others, I simply unplug my lathe when not in use. I do this for all my power tools for safety sake. I installed a whole house surge protector many years ago after a lightning strike and have don...
wpwoodworker Woodturning 4 1,978 12-03-2020, 04:51 PM
  0 Thread: Looking for Porter Cable H&L sanding pad
Post: RE: Looking for Porter Cable H&L sanding pad

wood2woodknot Wrote: (09-05-2020, 09:40 PM) -- I think I got mine from Black & Decker / Stanley parts dept. a couple years ago. Had the same trouble finding one, but they are a perfect match. Only tr...
wpwoodworker Tool Swap N' Sell 7 2,340 09-06-2020, 01:48 PM
  0 Thread: Looking for Porter Cable H&L sanding pad
Post: RE: Looking for Porter Cable H&L sanding pad

The sander is Porter Cable Model 340. The serial number is Type 1 Ser. No. 336075A 8914. The H&L pad catalog/part number is PC 13591. Let me know if you need any more information. Thanks
wpwoodworker Tool Swap N' Sell 7 2,340 09-03-2020, 04:49 PM
  0 Thread: Looking for Porter Cable H&L sanding pad
Post: Looking for Porter Cable H&L sanding pad

The hook & loop pad on my Porter Cable 340 sander has given up. It will no longer hold the sandpaper in place. I’ve looked online for a replacement H&L pad but came up with nothing. Seems the H&L pad ...
wpwoodworker Tool Swap N' Sell 7 2,340 09-03-2020, 03:36 PM
  0 Thread: What would you do with this gouge?
Post: RE: What would you do with this gouge?

Try an abrasive cut-off wheel to cut back past the defect then re-grind the profile. If it still crumbles, then it’s toast. You can try re-heat treating but probably not worth the trouble.
wpwoodworker Woodturning 9 4,858 06-10-2020, 10:30 AM
  0 Thread: Grill recommendation
Post: RE: Grill recommendation

Weber Genesis or Summit are (were?)made in USA, Spirit made in China. Craigslist can be your friend if you don’t mind doing a little clean-up. It’s moving season, bargains can be had since grills ar...
wpwoodworker Home Improvement 21 8,346 06-05-2020, 07:10 AM

Product Recommendations

Here are some supplies and tools we find essential in our everyday work around the shop. We may receive a commission from sales referred by our links; however, we have carefully selected these products for their usefulness and quality.