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  0 Thread: Tree of Life
Post: RE: Tree of Life

Very nice work John. I think it looks great against the brick. Gordon
gordon 131 Woodworking 9 789 05-04-2024, 03:47 PM
  0 Thread: Bench Project
Post: RE: Bench Project

I like it!, I like it alot! Great job , it looks real good to my eye. G
gordon 131 Woodworking Hand Tools 17 841 04-30-2024, 09:53 PM
  0 Thread: The Plane has landed
Post: RE: The Plane has landed

That is a very nice gesture Tom. I have always envied the planes you grind and restore! I am sure Pedder will enjoy that one! Gordon
gordon 131 Woodworking Hand Tools 16 902 04-27-2024, 08:53 AM
  0 Thread: Presenting: The RAS Miter Table
Post: RE: Presenting: The RAS Miter Table

John, This is a great idea , and something I may be interested in as well. I have a very nice RAS but currently just use it for 90 degree cutting and never move the arm, but my saw is setup on a longe...
gordon 131 Woodworking Power Tools 36 2,304 04-25-2024, 06:23 PM
  0 Thread: Abrasive wraps for SuperMax Drum Sander
Post: RE: Abrasive wraps for SuperMax Drum Sander

I have used klingspors, 2sand.com and supergrit. They all were good products. I just recently priced H &L rolls for a new drum sander I got, and supergrit had really good pricing compared to the other...
gordon 131 Woodworking Power Tools 14 1,384 03-12-2024, 05:31 PM
  0 Thread: Bandsaw blade tension spring rate
Post: RE: Bandsaw blade tension spring rate

John, this is the problem I am having locating this spring. The OD of the spring sits down inside the casting of the upper main C frame of this saw, and the adjustment rod is a long 1” acme thread bol...
gordon 131 Woodworking Power Tools 11 1,176 03-11-2024, 06:57 PM
  0 Thread: Bandsaw blade tension spring rate
Post: RE: Bandsaw blade tension spring rate

Thank you John for the information. I do not believe my saw can handle the 8” spring. I think about 5” is about max on length. And yes the spring is rated at 766 lbs at 2.9 inches in length. I may...
gordon 131 Woodworking Power Tools 11 1,176 03-11-2024, 03:15 PM
  0 Thread: Bandsaw blade tension spring rate
Post: RE: Bandsaw blade tension spring rate

Thanks for the replies guys. I was doing some research and found a die spring that I am pretty sure will fit my saw. It is 5” long and has a spring rate of 374 lbs/in and fully compressed is 2.9 inc...
gordon 131 Woodworking Power Tools 11 1,176 03-11-2024, 02:27 PM
  0 Thread: Bandsaw blade tension spring rate
Post: Bandsaw blade tension spring rate

I am working on a couple bandsaws right now, and while I am waiting on parts for my W/T 16” , I thought I would address the blade tension spring on my 36” ASMCo bandsaw. The spring on this saw has bee...
gordon 131 Woodworking Power Tools 11 1,176 03-09-2024, 08:26 PM
  0 Thread: Have You Ever Rounded Over an Edge Stropping?
Post: RE: Have You Ever Rounded Over an Edge Stropping?

Thank you , I will check it out, Gordon
gordon 131 Woodworking Hand Tools 38 7,072 11-09-2023, 08:26 AM
  0 Thread: Have You Ever Rounded Over an Edge Stropping?
Post: RE: Have You Ever Rounded Over an Edge Stropping?

Timberwolf, are there any power stropping videos you would recommend for proper techniques? I have a 1x42 leather belt and a 6” leather wheel. Which do you think would be best to power strop with? ...
gordon 131 Woodworking Hand Tools 38 7,072 11-08-2023, 04:12 PM
  0 Thread: group of Winchester chisels - SOLD
Post: RE: group of Winchester chisels - SOLD

rayknight Wrote: (07-06-2022, 04:29 PM) -- an assembled set of five Winchester bench chisels - 1/4 - 5/16 - 1/2 - 3/4 - 1" - socket style (1/2 has  banged up socket) - new shop made matching handles ...
gordon 131 Tool Swap N' Sell 1 1,026 07-10-2022, 08:43 PM
  0 Thread: Daily Bench Shot
Post: RE: Daily Bench Shot

cbygeorge Wrote: (12-01-2021, 10:15 AM) -- Finished up a couple coping saws for two of my sons for Christmas. -- great looking saws George! Nice work! G
gordon 131 Woodworking 1,818 662,790 01-27-2022, 06:44 PM
  0 Thread: Question Move shop tools or sell and re buy
Post: RE: Question Move shop tools or sell and re buy

I think you are getting great advice here, and the re-occuring theme seems to be to move your major tools you really like. I live 2 states north of colo. in Montana, and watch C/L and FB MP daily amon...
gordon 131 Woodworking 25 5,359 01-13-2022, 04:36 PM
  0 Thread: Can A Hobbyist Sell Items?
Post: RE: Can A Hobbyist Sell Items?

Some great questions and responses here with this thread! Another option for seling are local markets in your area. I live in Montana , in a town of 150-200k population and we have several markets or ...
gordon 131 Woodworking 19 4,597 01-13-2022, 04:11 PM
  0 Thread: Assortment of plane blades & parts
Post: RE: Assortment of plane blades & parts

rayknight Wrote: (12-13-2021, 12:18 PM) -- liquidation continues - (1)  New Lee Valley replacement blades for Stanley - blade & chip breaker set for 2" & 1 3/4" (05P3123, 05P6324, 05P3121, 05P6322) ...
gordon 131 Tool Swap N' Sell 2 877 12-13-2021, 05:59 PM
  0 Thread: Drill Press Table
Post: RE: Drill Press Table

lincmercguy Wrote: (12-10-2020, 12:01 PM) -- What does everyone like for a midrange drill press table? I thought about building one and using a Rockler fence. However, for the price of the fence, I c...
gordon 131 Woodworking Power Tools 29 7,878 12-10-2020, 07:09 PM
  0 Thread: RAS Cutoff Stop
Post: RE: RAS Cutoff Stop

Tapper Wrote: (11-24-2020, 10:57 PM) -- Will be getting my Dewalt GA RAS back in action this winter. Building a new table top for it and want to install a cutoff stop system for precision crosscut le...
gordon 131 Woodworking Power Tools 34 11,566 11-29-2020, 12:46 PM
  0 Thread: Exterior Shutters
Post: RE: Exterior Shutters

Very nice John, well executed! A nice job to complete during these times! Gordon
gordon 131 Woodworking 6 4,117 04-09-2020, 07:50 PM
  0 Thread: Table /chair touchup finish repair
Post: RE: Table /chair touchup finish repair

jteneyck Wrote: (03-02-2020, 03:31 PM) -- Thanks for the follow up post Gordon.  Let us know if the Perfect Blend Lacquer misbehaves with the conversion varnish.  I had no clue it would be compatible...
gordon 131 Finishing 5 3,413 03-02-2020, 11:14 PM

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