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  0 Thread: PC Pancake Comp Issue
Post: RE: PC Pancake Comp Issue

As fixtureman mentioned it is most likely your unloader valve not opening correctly. It is there to bleed air out of the compressor chamber and piston so it can start without the resistance of compres...
KyleD Woodworking Power Tools 12 1,254 08-20-2023, 10:52 AM
  0 Thread: What do yall think about that Rip-it?
Post: RE: What do yall think about that Rip-it?

An accurate digital readout and some type of fine adjust knob for when one gets close would give me all the features I want, This would probably be a lot cheaper and more robust than one that moves it...
KyleD Woodworking Power Tools 43 3,378 08-20-2023, 09:18 AM
  0 Thread: What do yall think about that Rip-it?
Post: RE: What do yall think about that Rip-it?

I like the idea. How many times have you cut extra furniture pieces just because you were worried about them all being the exact same width? It would be nice to repeatably be able to go back to an exa...
KyleD Woodworking Power Tools 43 3,378 08-16-2023, 09:41 AM
  0 Thread: What's in that there box?
Post: RE: What's in that there box?

I wonder what that weighs packed like that?
KyleD Woodworking Hand Tools 15 1,521 08-08-2023, 12:08 PM
  0 Thread: Attaching Base Cabinets to CinderBlocks?
Post: RE: Attaching Base Cabinets to CinderBlocks?

If the hole is stripped out then just take a small length of copper wire from a piece of Romez 12 or 14 gauge and pack the hole. If you are at a construction site look around the ground where the elec...
KyleD Woodworking 10 960 07-31-2023, 12:59 PM
  0 Thread: X Point alignment system
Post: RE: X Point alignment system

Earl is buying the kit.
KyleD Tool Swap N' Sell 2 390 07-28-2023, 07:29 AM
  0 Thread: X Point alignment system
Post: X Point alignment system

Redline X Point alignment system. Bought this years ago and used it to align various tools in my shop. All the parts are there. I have got into metal machining the last ten years or so and have all th...
KyleD Tool Swap N' Sell 2 390 07-27-2023, 01:03 PM
  0 Thread: Woodworking YouTubers?
Post: RE: Woodworking YouTubers?

FS7 Wrote: (06-14-2023, 02:23 PM) --  I'm probably more cynical than most but I see epoxy tables, for example, as a fad that will not last very long. -- Ditto. I try and keep my mouth shut on such ...
KyleD Woodworking 29 4,225 06-23-2023, 09:46 AM
  0 Thread: How do I square one end of this blank?
Post: RE: How do I square one end of this blank?

®smpr_fi_mac® Wrote: (06-16-2023, 09:20 PM) -- I do have a bandsaw.  But I didn't even think to consider it.   It's a Delta 14".  Can it cut a good, square end on a blank?  I've never tried it.  I...
KyleD Woodworking Power Tools 22 2,188 06-18-2023, 02:13 PM
  0 Thread: 4-1/2" length, 1/2" diameter upcut bit source?
Post: RE: 4-1/2" length, 1/2" diameter upcut bit source?

I am still having trouble with why you have to reach so deep into the mortice. But that is ok, I look forward to watching your project on youtube. I have no doubt it will be made clear. Good luck with...
KyleD Woodworking Power Tools 19 1,604 06-11-2023, 02:17 PM
  0 Thread: 4-1/2" length, 1/2" diameter upcut bit source?
Post: RE: 4-1/2" length, 1/2" diameter upcut bit source?

So you are going to clamp it to the hexagon over the angle sided grooves the legs fit into on each side of the hex? How big is this hexagon center piece? Alll those mortice ends will be running into e...
KyleD Woodworking Power Tools 19 1,604 06-11-2023, 12:46 PM
  0 Thread: Installing a Carbon Fiber Rod Into An Already Finished Instrument
Post: RE: Installing a Carbon Fiber Rod Into An Already ...

Thanks for taking me along with your repair. It looked like you used wood glue on the maple filler strip. Did you use the same on the carbon fiber beam?
KyleD Woodworking 2 473 06-04-2023, 07:41 AM
  0 Thread: Lapping Fluid
Post: RE: Lapping Fluid

I use windex glass cleaner when I have it or simple green diluted with water when i don't. I have a known quality stone by DMT. A dual sided coarse/extra fine that is about fifteen years old and it is...
KyleD Woodworking Hand Tools 22 2,852 04-10-2023, 07:26 AM
  0 Thread: Metal cutting band saw
Post: RE: Metal cutting band saw

pgriff Wrote: (03-30-2023, 09:11 AM) -- Thanks for all the suggestions. One of my 12" bandsaws came from a shop where it was set up for cutting aluminum. -- An unmodified wood bandsaw can cut Aluminu...
KyleD Woodworking Power Tools 9 1,179 03-31-2023, 05:47 AM
  0 Thread: Metal cutting band saw
Post: RE: Metal cutting band saw

pgriff Wrote: (03-28-2023, 02:06 PM) -- I have a few woodworking projects coming up that will require me to cut some metal -mainly brass or carbon steel less than 1/8" thick. I have a Milwaukie handh...
KyleD Woodworking Power Tools 9 1,179 03-29-2023, 05:36 AM
  0 Thread: Help with hand planes
Post: RE: Help with hand planes

Leandre Now I've just for to stop buying tools and buy some wood.. Wrote: (03-22-2023, 04:31 PM) --  Now I've just for to stop buying tools and buy some wood.. -- :winkgrin::winkgrin::winkgrin::win...
KyleD Woodworking Hand Tools 38 4,277 03-23-2023, 05:46 AM
  0 Thread: Tell me about the sander that changed your life
Post: RE: Tell me about the sander that changed your lif...

This is a little off your original question but it is a good suggestion if you are looking to "upgrade your sanding experience".    You could look at reducing the time spent sanding. One great way is ...
KyleD Woodworking Power Tools 16 2,505 03-15-2023, 07:35 AM
  0 Thread: Cross Cut Blade Recommendation
Post: RE: Cross Cut Blade Recommendation

tomsteve Wrote: (03-09-2023, 08:14 AM) -- i believe the grade of the carbide used comes into play too.  back when i was framing houses there were some brands of blades that wouldnt last one house. te...
KyleD Woodworking Power Tools 20 2,729 03-10-2023, 06:56 AM
  0 Thread: Ideas for Drill Press depth Stop
Post: RE: Ideas for Drill Press depth Stop

As mentioned, a set of speed nuts will help greatly if you find ones that fit your rod. I would add that the little angle bolted to the head that the threaded rod goes through needs to be sturdy and y...
KyleD Woodworking Power Tools 7 1,880 03-08-2023, 06:47 AM
  0 Thread: Best way to attach pneumatic hose to barbed fitting?
Post: RE: Best way to attach pneumatic hose to barbed fi...

As a teenager I worked for a farmer that bought small airplanes that had expired air worthiness certificates. These planes usually needed a complete tear down inspection and then a rebuild. He farmed ...
KyleD Woodworking Power Tools 19 2,218 02-19-2023, 07:15 PM

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