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  0 Thread: Caliper Imperial
Post: RE: Caliper Imperial

dougj71 Wrote: (05-11-2022, 07:45 PM) -- How about the iGaging Dial Caliper 6" Fractional & Decimal Inch Combination Dual Scale.I have one and like it so far.Have one of the Harbor Freight digital it...
kurt18947 Woodworking 11 466 05-12-2022, 07:50 AM
  0 Thread: Reasonably priced router lift?
Post: RE: Reasonably priced router lift?

goaliedad Wrote: (05-05-2022, 06:31 PM) -- I have been using a basic Porter Cable table for a long time. Space is at a premium in my shop so I think putting my router in a wing on my table saw makes ...
kurt18947 Woodworking Power Tools 15 699 05-06-2022, 11:37 AM
  0 Thread: Reasonably priced router lift?
Post: RE: Reasonably priced router lift?

The cheapest router lift I know of is Router Raizer ( It uses a 3/8 -16 lead screw so one turn of the crank moves the bit 1/16", 1/4 turn = 1/64". Th...
kurt18947 Woodworking Power Tools 15 699 05-05-2022, 04:24 PM
  0 Thread: Old Flooring
Post: RE: Old Flooring

K. L. McReynolds Wrote: (04-24-2022, 08:39 PM) -- I bought way too much  unfinished hard maple flooring(too much was less expensive than the proper amount) since it was a factory buy out and needed o...
kurt18947 Woodworking 6 626 05-04-2022, 05:39 AM
  0 Thread: LED Shop Lights
Post: RE: LED Shop Lights

I did the same as Brent, non-ballast tubes. I don't know that it matters power on one end or power on both ends. Just pick one and stay with it. I found re-wiring the fixtures really simple, it's like...
kurt18947 Woodworking Power Tools 10 494 05-04-2022, 05:18 AM
  0 Thread: Re-saw fence
Post: RE: Re-saw fence

jteneyck Wrote: (04-23-2022, 09:19 AM) -- To each his own.  Timberwolf is not exactly the top of the heap for quality and if you run them as recommended, at low tension, they will drift the second th...
kurt18947 Woodworking Power Tools 16 816 04-23-2022, 11:27 AM
  0 Thread: Delta DP 17-900
Post: RE: Delta DP 17-900

George Denecke Wrote: (03-17-2022, 09:58 AM) -- I get lots of use out of this DP but I don't ask too much of it. My problem is with the clamp that locks the table to the floor post. I made an auxilia...
kurt18947 Woodworking Power Tools 7 454 04-17-2022, 08:01 AM
  0 Thread: 1/16 kerfs
Post: RE: 1/16 kerfs

BrentDH Wrote: (03-14-2022, 10:46 AM) -- I too have used a high quality 7 1/4" circular saw blade in my table saw to cut a box and lid apart when I don't want to lose too much kerf and throw of the d...
kurt18947 Woodworking 9 980 04-12-2022, 07:26 PM
  0 Thread: Day Job
Post: RE: Day Job

bmich Wrote: (04-08-2022, 07:54 AM) -- Thanks its a lot to consider.  I think I'll go down there and talk to them, see if I can work Saturdays.  This place seems to specialize in cabinets and restaur...
kurt18947 Woodworking 22 1,933 04-11-2022, 06:44 AM
  0 Thread: Wrong size jointer knives
Post: RE: Wrong size jointer knives

Kudzu Wrote: (04-07-2022, 08:44 AM) -- Just an FYI.  There are lot of companies that will make knifes for you. With a little searching on Google you can find them. Odds are one of them have the right...
kurt18947 Woodworking Power Tools 9 544 04-09-2022, 07:28 PM
  0 Thread: SawStop question -- 1.75 vs 3 hp
Post: RE: SawStop question -- 1.75 vs 3 hp

jteneyck Wrote: (03-21-2022, 02:16 PM) -- Urban legend.  There is no difference in power for the same motor whether wired at 120 or 240 V as long as the wiring can handle the amps required.   John -...
kurt18947 Woodworking Power Tools 42 2,807 04-01-2022, 06:50 PM
  0 Thread: is 3/8" too thin for kitchen drawer side? borderline?
Post: RE: is 3/8" too thin for kitchen drawer side? bord...

Halfathumb Wrote: (03-28-2022, 12:32 PM) -- Isn't that what politicians do? Jim -- Only when it's profitable.
kurt18947 Woodworking 17 1,017 03-31-2022, 05:23 AM
  0 Thread: Bandsaw tension?
Post: RE: Bandsaw tension?

fredhargis Wrote: (03-29-2022, 01:25 PM) -- I always release mine (16" steel bandsaw) but when this question comes up, it usually winds up with a split least it always has in the past....
kurt18947 Woodworking Power Tools 6 676 03-31-2022, 05:08 AM
  0 Thread: Power Twist Link Belts
Post: RE: Power Twist Link Belts

Willyou Wrote: (02-28-2022, 12:58 PM) -- That's a point I had never considered. I'm scratching my head trying to reason out the problem. First, at least on my machines, if the belts are properly tigh...
kurt18947 Woodworking Power Tools 4 374 02-28-2022, 02:26 PM
  0 Thread: Planner knives
Post: RE: Planner knives

Here's what comes up on Amazon $62.48 M2 high speed steel I'd check with Holbren, the Amazon knives above are straight 12" X 7/8"...
kurt18947 Woodworking Power Tools 7 540 02-19-2022, 07:55 PM
  0 Thread: Wahuda Planer
Post: RE: Wahuda Planer

2link2 Wrote: (02-13-2022, 10:23 AM) -- benchtop-planer I don't want go through that again so I was hoping to see some real world user reviews on the Wahuda -- Cutech/Wahuda's problem is going to ...
kurt18947 Woodworking Power Tools 5 925 02-18-2022, 07:48 PM
  0 Thread: Retrofit canister to dust collector?
Post: RE: Retrofit canister to dust collector?

I have a similar DC, Penn State. I have a Wynn 100% spun bond cartridge filter. The benefit to spun bond is that it can be washed with a garden hose. When I do that I make sure it has at least a coupl...
kurt18947 Woodworking Power Tools 8 818 01-30-2022, 04:32 PM
  0 Thread: Shop Lights
Post: RE: Shop Lights

I did similar but didn't buy a kit, just the tubes. There was more than enough wire in the existing fixture, I reused the tombstones. I did have to be a little careful to get LED tubes that have the p...
kurt18947 Woodworking Power Tools 26 2,190 01-29-2022, 02:25 PM
  0 Thread: Granite Top Table Saws
Post: RE: Granite Top Table Saws

MGoBlue1984 Wrote: (01-28-2022, 01:45 PM) -- I always wondered if the granite top saw functioned better as a "catch-all" shelf in shops, because all too often, that's what my Unisaw is. -- Which is...
kurt18947 Woodworking Power Tools 13 11,307 01-29-2022, 01:52 PM
  0 Thread: Granite Top Table Saws
Post: RE: Granite Top Table Saws

Teak Wrote: (07-10-2020, 02:18 PM) -- So 10 odd years back Steel City Toolworks (RIP) was selling table saws with granite tops. Back then it lead to a lot of heated discussion on the pros and cons pl...
kurt18947 Woodworking Power Tools 13 11,307 01-23-2022, 02:10 AM

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