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  0 Thread: Is there really a surplus of gbbed cutterheads? I have problems finding one.
Post: RE: Is there really a surplus of gbbed cutterheads...

(01-19-2021, 02:20 PM)Brian in sunny FL Wrote: What make and model machine?  I may be able to help out. The manufacturer was Franz Dornburg AG in Coburg in Germany. Probably made before the war. Mo...
TGW Woodworking Power Tools 8 931 01-19-2021, 02:54 PM
  0 Thread: Is there really a surplus of gbbed cutterheads? I have problems finding one.
Post: Is there really a surplus of gbbed cutterheads? I ...

It seems like I may get the opportunity to purchase a 24" thicknesser very cheap. This because the cutterhead is both damaged and of theclamshell type which is no longer legal for professional use. Ho...
TGW Woodworking Power Tools 8 931 01-18-2021, 12:10 PM
  0 Thread: Whch Upgrade Makes Sense?
Post: RE: Whch Upgrade Makes Sense?

Normally I am firmly in the "rather rebuild than replace" camp but in this very instance I think you would be better off with a stationary planer provided that you have room for it. Portable units ar...
TGW Woodworking Power Tools 29 8,815 01-31-2020, 12:39 AM
  0 Thread: Did I really need all those tools, or
Post: RE: Did I really need all those tools, or

I have notised that any human has an inherent need to cretate something or to shape the environment around you all while making some sort of progress. Some has is to a lesser extent and some to a grea...
TGW Woodworking 26 6,526 11-29-2019, 02:13 AM
  0 Thread: Antique wooden planes questions
Post: RE: Antique wooden planes questions

I'd say there is a very strong likelyhood that the planes are worth restoring for your own use provided that you identify them as "unfit for museum". I prefere to identify my tools before restoring th...
TGW Woodworking Hand Tools 22 5,446 11-14-2019, 12:13 PM
  0 Thread: Delta Replacement Parts Rant
Post: RE: Delta Replacement Parts Rant

What one man can make another man can remake or repair. This holds true for almost everything that is made from either metal or wood. Plastic and rubber parts are very problematic though. Anyway the...
TGW Woodworking Power Tools 50 15,512 10-29-2019, 11:28 AM
  0 Thread: Woodworking gadgets that waste your money
Post: RE: Woodworking gadgets that waste your money

As I am always on a tight budget so I haven's succumbed to the prevalent gadgetry in woodwork. However I have made quite a few misstakes. A few examples: 1. Chineese bench grinder. Lasted 15 miinute...
TGW Woodworking 40 13,227 10-18-2019, 10:37 AM
  0 Thread: Sometimes luck happens
Post: RE: Sometimes luck happens

The modern urbanized or suburbanized lifestyle all over the western world and particularly in America is heavily based on consumerism where everything is supposed to be new and shiny and costly and d...
TGW Woodworking Power Tools 11 4,139 10-18-2019, 09:58 AM
  0 Thread: Bad tool reviews
Post: RE: Bad tool reviews

(08-12-2019, 12:30 PM)Tony Z Wrote: I would agree-if we don't not hear anything about a product that has been on the market for "X" years, human nature leads us to believe said product is decent! ...
TGW Woodworking Power Tools 29 10,727 08-12-2019, 02:58 PM
  0 Thread: choosing between two 10in bandsaws
Post: RE: choosing between two 10in bandsaws

My first ever bandsaw was and is a 100 years old 24 inch E.V.Beronius. It is very costly to upgrade step by step from one machine to another and then to a third and a fourth so I decided to buy a saw...
TGW Woodworking Power Tools 13 4,922 08-12-2019, 05:01 AM
  0 Thread: Bad tool reviews
Post: RE: Bad tool reviews

It would certainly be in the interrest of readers as well as a benefit for the industry if duds were rewiewed honestly..........
TGW Woodworking Power Tools 29 10,727 08-11-2019, 11:20 AM
  0 Thread: Smoke damage
Post: RE: Smoke damage

(07-16-2019, 09:13 AM)daddo Wrote: The first I'd do is take the ends off of the motor and use an electric motor cleaner. Keeping the bearings separate, I'd also wash the motor with a brush and liqui...
TGW Woodworking Power Tools 12 4,202 07-16-2019, 03:20 PM
  0 Thread: Turn screw?
Post: RE: Turn screw?

Aye. It's a turnscrew on this side of the Atlantic....... but when you sail past Nantucket Shoals westward bound it changes name and becomes a screwdriver.
TGW Woodworking Hand Tools 4 1,919 06-29-2019, 03:35 PM
  0 Thread: Long Term Impact of Trade War on Woodworking Tool Prices
Post: RE: Long Term Impact of Trade War on Woodworking T...

There are always exceptions but for most tool or machine makers who move their production to China it is purely a way of cutting costs and relieving themselves of the burden that production and produc...
TGW Woodworking 71 25,003 06-28-2019, 04:08 PM
  0 Thread: Logs to Lumber
Post: RE: Logs to Lumber

(06-28-2019, 02:25 PM)jteneyck Wrote: Holy cow, that must be a fully automated mill.  Got any photos?   (......) John It is an approximately 10 years old Kara Master cirkular sawmill. Powered by an...
TGW Woodworking Power Tools 46 15,646 06-28-2019, 03:09 PM
  0 Thread: Dark Ages - 1st Furniture
Post: RE: Dark Ages - 1st Furniture

(06-24-2019, 09:49 AM)hbmcc Wrote: (.......), a place and furnishings for personal toiletries duty. Which in all likelyhood means a wooden bucket or tub of some sort for washing yourself once a wee...
TGW Woodworking Hand Tools 18 6,458 06-28-2019, 04:09 AM
  0 Thread: Logs to Lumber
Post: RE: Logs to Lumber

We sawed some 50 logs in the forenoon today. A bit late on the season but I have been ill and unable to do such work until now. Now I need to sticker it all before it catches some fungus.
TGW Woodworking Power Tools 46 15,646 06-26-2019, 01:04 PM
  0 Thread: Long Term Impact of Trade War on Woodworking Tool Prices
Post: RE: Long Term Impact of Trade War on Woodworking T...

(06-24-2019, 10:23 AM)Handplanesandmore Wrote: I own and use many premium tools and machines, but I also have China-made machines, a lathe for example, (and including the computer I am using to prod...
TGW Woodworking 71 25,003 06-26-2019, 06:18 AM
  0 Thread: Bad tool reviews
Post: RE: Bad tool reviews

Some people have a strong drive to show off their lack of sence and knowledge. They seem to congregate on youtube. What a waste of oxygen..... On the other hand the world is full of people with adva...
TGW Woodworking Power Tools 29 10,727 06-23-2019, 03:44 PM
  0 Thread: Dark Ages - 1st Furniture
Post: RE: Dark Ages - 1st Furniture

I am now talking about northern Europe especially the Nordic countries...... except the Sami in the far north who used no furniture at all until a couple of generations ago. As Adamcherubini wrote a ...
TGW Woodworking Hand Tools 18 6,458 06-23-2019, 10:06 AM

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