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  0 Thread: You're my boy BLUE!!!
Post: RE: You're my boy BLUE!!!

(04-12-2021, 07:16 AM)stav Wrote: Wow, that's a big one.  Are you storing wood working stuff in there or general mechanic type stuff?   I bet I could fit my unisaw in one of those drawers.   :laugh...
Lumber Yard® Woodworking Power Tools 3 566 04-12-2021, 01:28 PM
  Thumbs Up Thread: You're my boy BLUE!!!
Post: You're my boy BLUE!!!

Used bottom cabinet came up on CL for cheap a few weeks ago, top cabinet ordered at the same time and it arrived in store a few days ago. Replaces my 26" US General Series 2 cabinet/chest and a 5 draw...
Lumber Yard® Woodworking Power Tools 3 566 04-10-2021, 07:09 PM
  0 Thread: Bandsaw blade welder
Post: RE: Bandsaw blade welder

I just braze (silver solder) general use bandsaw blades that are up to 1/2" ... as for bigger resaw blades, I get them professionally cut and welded.
Lumber Yard® Woodworking Power Tools 9 448 02-20-2021, 08:57 AM
  0 Thread: Domino and Biscuit Joiner
Post: RE: Domino and Biscuit Joiner

Lumber Yard® Woodworking Power Tools 71 3,900 02-15-2021, 06:38 PM
  0 Thread: Help to determine fair selling price
Post: RE: Help to determine fair selling price

Just my best guesses based on what I see: The G1018 jointer is probably worth $300-$500. 8" jointers are always in demand on the used market. If my eyes are correct, I think that the planer ...
Lumber Yard® Woodworking Power Tools 18 1,803 02-11-2021, 11:26 AM
  0 Thread: DC Motor Upgrade? Yay or Nay?
Post: RE: DC Motor Upgrade? Yay or Nay?

I didn't take it that way. My post isn't really a ding on you if you are enjoying the process. In the past I've done a lot of what you are doing in your shop now. I've refurbed lots of vintage machine...
Lumber Yard® Woodworking Power Tools 96 6,075 02-07-2021, 02:10 PM
  0 Thread: DC Motor Upgrade? Yay or Nay?
Post: RE: DC Motor Upgrade? Yay or Nay?

I'm sorry to be a downer but it's thread like this that make you realize sometimes it's just easier to "bite the bullet" and order a new tool or even buy a quality used tool. Chasing your tail for mon...
Lumber Yard® Woodworking Power Tools 96 6,075 02-06-2021, 08:30 PM
  0 Thread: Domino and Biscuit Joiner
Post: RE: Domino and Biscuit Joiner

(02-03-2021, 12:55 PM)Tapper Wrote: Lumber Yard said..... "The Sawstop is a POS... there I did it... let's roll. LOL" Now that really advances the process and adds to the quality of the discussio...
Lumber Yard® Woodworking Power Tools 71 3,900 02-03-2021, 01:14 PM
  0 Thread: Harbor Freight Air Hose Reel
Post: RE: Harbor Freight Air Hose Reel

(02-03-2021, 10:05 AM)Amaaina Wrote: Ehhh, it is 80 bucks right now, however even 80 bucks is not such a big amount of money for a good Retractable Hose Reel. This thread is from 2018...  ;) :laugh:
Lumber Yard® Woodworking Power Tools 20 8,114 02-03-2021, 11:22 AM
  0 Thread: Domino and Biscuit Joiner
Post: RE: Domino and Biscuit Joiner

The Domino is in a class by itself in my shop. I hung onto a plate jointer for a few years after getting the Domino but it NEVER got pulled out again. For me, the Domino replaced the plate jointer and...
Lumber Yard® Woodworking Power Tools 71 3,900 02-03-2021, 11:07 AM
  0 Thread: Question for Saw Stop guys
Post: RE: Question for Saw Stop guys

Your shop is full of machines that will BITE him. It's like having him swim in a pool filled with 10 sharks and muzzling one of them. LOL OK maybe a little over the top but you get my point. I'm sorr...
Lumber Yard® Woodworking Power Tools 25 2,231 01-21-2021, 08:13 PM
  0 Thread: Table saw with overhead dust collection
Post: RE: Table saw with overhead dust collection

I've been through a few versions of SG on my Unisaw over the years. The current ARK version is what I have on it now. If I were to ever change tablesaw models again (highly unlikely) the first thing I...
Lumber Yard® Woodworking Power Tools 10 890 01-20-2021, 12:02 PM
  0 Thread: Delta Unisaw Switch
Post: RE: Delta Unisaw Switch

Tom knows his stuff. The Unisaw from that era (I also own one) have issues with the cheap mag switches. You might find it less of a headache to just order another cheap replacement.
Lumber Yard® Woodworking Power Tools 4 499 01-17-2021, 06:17 PM
  0 Thread: How do I connect PVC to my blower on my DC?
Post: RE: How do I connect PVC to my blower on my DC?

Fernco couplers work well for this. Lowes or Home Depot will have various sizes.
Lumber Yard® Woodworking Power Tools 4 464 01-12-2021, 09:47 PM
  0 Thread: Advice selling tablesaw
Post: RE: Advice selling tablesaw

I love the Incra fence as well but I don't think most typical folks even know WTH it is. I would sell the saw minus the fence or pick up a used fence to install on it. As far as values how old is the ...
Lumber Yard® Woodworking Power Tools 12 1,067 01-07-2021, 08:43 PM
  0 Thread: Adapting the sawstop folding outfeed to other saws
Post: RE: Adapting the sawstop folding outfeed to other ...

I have the HTC folding roller table and it is awesome for a small shop when you want to be able to fold it away for more space. I have never found that the assembly is unstable on my Unisaw but maybe ...
Lumber Yard® Woodworking Power Tools 9 979 12-22-2020, 03:51 PM
  0 Thread: Looking at getting a benchtop Lathe
Post: RE: Looking at getting a benchtop Lathe

With the changes of ownership over the years, Delta does have way more issues with after-sale support, parts, etc. Even so, the 46-460 has a pretty strong following and the specs are really decent com...
Lumber Yard® Woodworking Power Tools 16 1,741 12-15-2020, 10:41 AM
  0 Thread: Looking at getting a benchtop Lathe
Post: RE: Looking at getting a benchtop Lathe

These 2 have a strong following: Jet 1221VS Delta 46-460 Personally, I have owned the older Jet, model 1220VS and is has been a solid performer in my shop.
Lumber Yard® Woodworking Power Tools 16 1,741 12-15-2020, 09:06 AM
  0 Thread: Which pocket hole jig?
Post: RE: Which pocket hole jig?

The old, no longer made Kreg K3 and the current model K5 have the clamp on the correct side of the material to make things easier on larger pieces. Although the K4 is a great jig you might look at it'...
Lumber Yard® Woodworking 22 3,132 12-13-2020, 11:16 AM
  0 Thread: Psychological help needed
Post: RE: Psychological help needed

I have no problem letting my tools sit while I find motivation, time, energy, passion, etc. I can't imagine not having somewhere to escape and "dink around" when I want to escape the other crap life t...
Lumber Yard® Woodworking 30 3,202 11-26-2020, 01:04 PM

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