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  0 Thread: 1975 Delta 28-3CO
Post: RE: 1975 Delta 28-3CO

(08-05-2021, 06:56 AM)Mike in kc Wrote: I put a 3 horse and riser block on my saw about 8 years ago so I could re-saw wide panels, and its never shown any sign of adverse wear and tear. Did you upgr...
MKepke Woodworking Power Tools 10 878 08-18-2021, 09:48 AM
  0 Thread: Best CNC kit below $3000
Post: RE: Best CNC kit below $3000

(08-10-2021, 06:16 PM)Juss1 Wrote: I should have clarified that the $3000 was for hardware only.  I'm still debating on software choices for now.  Reading and watching yt videos on pros and cons...
MKepke Woodworking Power Tools 12 907 08-11-2021, 11:30 AM
  0 Thread: Onefinity CNC
Post: RE: Onefinity CNC

(08-10-2021, 08:39 PM)Juss1 Wrote: Care to share your experience with the onefinity?  Is it relatively maintenance free or does it take a lot of constant adjusting?  How do you find the Makita route...
MKepke Woodworking Power Tools 11 3,347 08-11-2021, 11:06 AM
  0 Thread: Inspection person's
Post: RE: Inspection person's

(05-21-2021, 08:26 AM)Scouter Wrote: A friend down the street sold his house, but before the sale can go through the "occupancy inspector" (apparently different than the building inspector) is requi...
MKepke Home Improvement 28 2,848 05-26-2021, 01:45 PM
  0 Thread: 21 Pinewood Derby
Post: RE: 21 Pinewood Derby

Looks like there a bit of parental involvement in the Pokémon car ;-) (Not that I was immune to it either - ha ha) Our Pack tried to temper the involvement by offering build parties t...
MKepke Woodworking 8 1,091 04-15-2021, 12:21 PM
  0 Thread: Bearing Experts: Need Advice: SUCCESS!
Post: RE: Bearing Experts: Need Advice

(04-09-2021, 01:41 PM)Cian Wrote: I'm not a machinist by any stretch, but those bearing pullers are a worthwhile investment. And, yes, they do pull on the outer race, and I wouldnt use the bearings ...
MKepke Woodworking Power Tools 21 2,779 04-12-2021, 02:19 PM
  0 Thread: Planer/Jointer cutter head bearing worth going expensive?
Post: RE: Planer/Jointer cutter head bearing worth going...

My $0.02 - get good quality bearings from a name brand supplier but you don’t need high spec bearing. You’re going to spend a couple, possibly several, hours installing new bearings, How much do...
MKepke Woodworking Power Tools 8 1,420 03-26-2021, 08:57 AM
  0 Thread: Recommendation for a power rotary/carver tool
Post: RE: Recommendation for a power rotary/carver tool

I use the Harbor Freight foredom like rotary tool along with a true Foredom 44t collet hand piece. I think it works well - it will comfortably do heavy sanding and grinding steel but some of the ergo...
MKepke Woodworking Power Tools 9 1,184 03-18-2021, 02:56 PM
  0 Thread: Who uses two bandsaws in their shop?
Post: RE: Who uses two bandsaws in their shop?

I have a ubiquitous Delta 14" for curves. Typically the saw has a 1/4" blade on at all times. I also have a Hitachi resaw for..well..resawing sporting a Laguna Resaw King carbide blade. I swapped...
MKepke Woodworking 22 1,734 02-23-2021, 11:13 PM
  0 Thread: slow kitchen drain
Post: RE: slow kitchen drain

Had the same slow drain problem with my disposals. Pulled apart the p-trap and cleaned it of the (not insignificant) accumulated solids. But to no avail. What solved it for me was one good plunge w...
MKepke Home Improvement 10 1,085 01-28-2021, 04:49 PM
  0 Thread: Onefinity CNC
Post: RE: Onefinity CNC

(01-26-2021, 07:09 AM)gad5264 Wrote: Hi Mark, Mine arrives week after next. Order #11422, was really just looking at table ideas and how people liked it being that its a new machine. Ha! I should ...
MKepke Woodworking Power Tools 11 3,347 01-27-2021, 12:42 AM
  0 Thread: Onefinity CNC
Post: RE: Onefinity CNC

(01-25-2021, 07:09 AM)gad5264 Wrote: Has anyone here purchased the new Onefinity CNC? I have one on order for delivery next month if that counts. Currently trying to prep for it by figuring out wo...
MKepke Woodworking Power Tools 11 3,347 01-25-2021, 02:22 PM
  0 Thread: Using Wide Boards
Post: RE: Using Wide Boards

My experience with wide boards is they are beautiful and should be used. Special handling and techniques required, but nothing exception: let the wood reach equilibrium, use appropriate joinery. But ...
MKepke Woodworking 26 2,727 01-19-2021, 01:11 PM
  0 Thread: Part diagram for Woodfast M410/M910 lathe
Post: RE: Part diagram for Woodfast M410/M910 lathe

(12-29-2020, 04:37 PM)lkomroff Wrote: Is this what you need? Linky Larry Larry that’s fantastic, thanks. Even detailed disassembly instructions. -Mark
MKepke Woodturning 2 692 01-05-2021, 11:17 AM
  0 Thread: Part diagram for Woodfast M410/M910 lathe
Post: Part diagram for Woodfast M410/M910 lathe

Anybody have a parts diagram for the aforementioned lathe(s)? I bought one used and over several months, the tailstock has become harder to crank the quill. Time to disassemble and clean. Not findi...
MKepke Woodturning 2 692 12-29-2020, 10:40 AM
  0 Thread: Mortar for wall tile
Post: RE: Mortar for wall tile

Agree it depends what you are setting the tiles on - and also what kind of tiles (glass? large format? materials that stain like marble?). Polymer modified thinset is a good general answer, but not...
MKepke Home Improvement 10 1,125 12-16-2020, 11:30 AM
  0 Thread: CNC routing
Post: RE: CNC routing

(11-30-2020, 06:57 AM)gad5264 Wrote: I've currently got a GarageworX 18x24 (designed and sold by Dave Gatton of Gatton CNC). I use Vectric VCarve Pro with the intent to upgrade to Aspire closer to r...
MKepke Woodworking Power Tools 8 1,665 12-01-2020, 11:03 AM
  0 Thread: foredom / router wrench
Post: RE: foredom / router wrench

Amazon sells them..just look for "thin open ended wrench" Coincidentally, I recently lost/misplaced the collet wrench for my Foredom handpiece but found that one that fit from some random hardware ki...
MKepke Woodworking Power Tools 6 956 12-01-2020, 10:05 AM
  0 Thread: Looking for tile layout planner
Post: RE: Looking for tile layout planner

(11-10-2020, 05:41 PM)EightFingers Wrote: Free of course. Google turned up some horrible sites. No Skechup. Why no Sketchup? I *think* you really just need a drawing program that will let you make ...
MKepke Home Improvement 5 901 11-16-2020, 08:52 AM
  0 Thread: Want to install jet bathtub
Post: RE: Want to install jet bathtub

Personal choice obviously but SWMBO uses the tub daily. We did have a large two person jetted but tore it out in the last remodel and replaced it with a deeper soaking tub. I’m on a well with no fil...
MKepke Home Improvement 15 1,780 11-05-2020, 03:52 PM

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