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  0 Thread: Holbren Discount
Post: RE: Holbren Discount

It's amazing how spammers find there way into the most obscure places.
Brian in sunny FL Woodworking Power Tools 14 6,917 11-24-2021, 02:11 PM
  0 Thread: Couple Byrd head quickie questions
Post: RE: Couple Byrd head quickie questions

Two purposes of the 45 inch pounds and you pointed out one of them.  The cutters can crack if you tighten too much and consistency.
Brian in sunny FL Woodworking Power Tools 10 977 10-12-2021, 01:10 PM
  0 Thread: Couple Byrd head quickie questions
Post: RE: Couple Byrd head quickie questions

They are Torx Plus or TP25 which have a broader shoulder than the standard Torx.  There should have been a bit included with the head for 1/4" drive.  Use a torque wrench to set to 45 inch pounds to t...
Brian in sunny FL Woodworking Power Tools 10 977 10-07-2021, 10:58 AM
  0 Thread: My CNC Book is now available
Post: RE: My CNC Book is now available

Congrats Ralph.  I'll keep it in mind in case I get a customer asking.
Brian in sunny FL Woodworking Power Tools 8 735 09-22-2021, 11:16 AM
  0 Thread: Sheartak Spiral Cutterhead for WOODMASTER 718 Planer
Post: RE: Sheartak Spiral Cutterhead for WOODMASTER 718 ...

fredhargis Wrote: (06-06-2021, 05:43 AM) -- The inserts are the same size as the Byrd inserts, I'm not sure they are interchangeable, but it will still be a nice addition to the Woodmaster. -- The ...
Brian in sunny FL Woodworking Power Tools 10 1,406 06-10-2021, 12:52 PM
  0 Thread: Top-Notch Plywood Blade?
Post: RE: Top-Notch Plywood Blade?

Like others have said the 10" 80T Hi-ATB blades are the ones to buy.  Being the splintering usually happens when the blade exits on the bottom size a zero clearance insert as mentioned as well helps. ...
Brian in sunny FL Woodworking Power Tools 21 2,597 02-09-2021, 02:06 PM
  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...

TGW Wrote: (01-19-2021, 02:54 PM) -- The manufacturer was Franz Dornburg AG in Coburg in Germany. Probably made before the war. Model unknown but I could take measurements. Having a secondhand cut...
Brian in sunny FL Woodworking Power Tools 8 1,230 01-21-2021, 10:43 AM
  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...

TGW Wrote: (01-18-2021, 12:10 PM) -- 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...
Brian in sunny FL Woodworking Power Tools 8 1,230 01-19-2021, 02:20 PM
  0 Thread: Need to rotate cutters on Shelix head. Any advice?
Post: RE: Need to rotate cutters on Shelix head. Any ad...

Here are the official Byrd instructions. https://www.holbren.com/misc/byrd_cutter_install.pdf Use whatever is easiest to get them out.  Make sure you know how they are indexed so you rotate them...
Brian in sunny FL Woodworking Power Tools 15 2,647 09-24-2020, 02:08 PM
  0 Thread: Rockler Shipping is bad
Post: RE: Rockler Shipping is bad

Folks don't realize how expensive shipping is and USPS is actually the only way to affordable ***** small packages.  UPS wouldn't ***** an empty box to your house a mile away for $7.
Brian in sunny FL Woodworking 32 6,075 09-10-2020, 02:25 PM
  0 Thread: Long high-quality brad point bits
Post: RE: Long high-quality brad point bits

Fred, maybe the bits on page 9 of this catalog?  They appear to be part of the Twinland series which are decent bits but not as good as the LV ones you have.  I checked Norseman and they don't have, d...
Brian in sunny FL Woodworking 14 4,794 05-13-2019, 01:54 PM
  0 Thread: Holbren Discount
Post: RE: Holbren Discount

The discount codes are turned off because the Byrd heads are marked down and can't afford another 10%.  So, just send an email to sales@holbren.com after you place order and it will be processed manua...
Brian in sunny FL Woodworking Power Tools 14 6,917 04-08-2019, 12:30 PM
  0 Thread: Speaking of Whiteside
Post: RE: Speaking of Whiteside

Timing is everything, haven't checked in for a while been really busy.  All is well though.
Brian in sunny FL Woodworking Power Tools 2 2,556 04-08-2019, 12:29 PM
  0 Thread: Home Theater
Post: RE: Home Theater

What did you end up buying?  I have an LG OLED and love it but expensive for the larger ones.  I'm sure some other sets have a great picture but when I viewed the demo side by side the OLED was quite ...
Brian in sunny FL Home Improvement 25 8,990 01-28-2019, 02:11 PM
  0 Thread: sharpening a router bit
Post: RE: sharpening a router bit

Problem is the bearings will probably not line up with the cutter edge anymore.  Many sharpening shops take too much material off which doesn't help.
Brian in sunny FL Woodworking Power Tools 12 4,104 01-28-2019, 01:42 PM
  0 Thread: New LED lights cause buzzing in radio
Post: RE: New LED lights cause buzzing in radio

Because LED's run on DC those fixtures have a power supply in them that would be a switching power supply and probably switching around 60KHz.  One though is the radiated EMI and harmonics of the swit...
Brian in sunny FL Home Improvement 18 8,606 11-07-2018, 12:30 PM
  0 Thread: Blades for Planer/Jointer Rikon
Post: RE: Blades for Planer/Jointer Rikon

Jack01 Wrote: (11-04-2018, 08:23 PM) -- I have Rikon 10" Planer/Jointer Model 25-010 I need to replace blades(knives) , Rikon is out of stock on this item for couple of days. Is there any other s...
Brian in sunny FL Woodworking Power Tools 3 2,261 11-05-2018, 12:57 PM
  0 Thread: CMT plug cutter weird experience
Post: RE: CMT plug cutter weird experience

Here is an update for those interested. "Yes, we did have an instance a few months ago where we received a large batch of plug cutters that were the incorrect size. We went through our entire st...
Brian in sunny FL Woodworking 5 3,181 09-11-2018, 09:10 AM
  0 Thread: CMT plug cutter weird experience
Post: RE: CMT plug cutter weird experience

tomsteve Wrote: (09-07-2018, 02:07 PM) -- if you can see them in person and know they are the correct size id say go for it. the couple plugs i cut in walnut they cut perfectly and pretty quick. i w...
Brian in sunny FL Woodworking 5 3,181 09-11-2018, 08:51 AM
  0 Thread: CMT plug cutter weird experience
Post: RE: CMT plug cutter weird experience

I was thinking of adding them to my inventory, don't need those headaches though.  Call CMT, they may send you the correct one.
Brian in sunny FL Woodworking 5 3,181 09-07-2018, 10:46 AM

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