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  0 Thread: Ridgid planer screaming
Post: RE: Ridgid planer screaming

"I’m betting the bearings are going out.' --Cabinet Monkey That also was my initial thought.
Ray Newman Woodworking Power Tools 10 512 05-11-2022, 01:34 AM
  0 Thread: Table saw
Post: RE: Table saw

I ran a Uni-saw with the Uni-fence for almost 30 years and found that it was easy to adjust and held its settings well. The hi-lo fence position was very handy and more often than not, I kept it in th...
Ray Newman Woodworking Power Tools 30 1,522 05-04-2022, 01:40 AM
  0 Thread: Day Job
Post: RE: Day Job

Think about what KC wrote earlier. Make a list of the "negatives", the benefits, and salaries of your day job versus the cabinet shop. Carefully compare both, then decide which is better for you.
Ray Newman Woodworking 22 1,964 04-09-2022, 10:50 AM
  0 Thread: SawStop question -- 1.75 vs 3 hp
Post: RE: SawStop question -- 1.75 vs 3 hp

From the SawStop PCS 1.75 HP on-line manual, p. 36 ff: "Re-Wiring a PCS175 Saw for 208-240V Power The 1.75 hp Professional Cabinet Saw (PCS175) is configured from the factory to operate on 110-120V...
Ray Newman Woodworking Power Tools 42 2,832 03-24-2022, 10:12 PM
  0 Thread: What would you do differently if you were setting up your shop?
Post: RE: What would you do differently if you were sett...

If doing it today, seriously consider a small slider, a combination jointer/planer machine, and finding room for turret head radial arm saw.
Ray Newman Woodworking 21 1,420 03-14-2022, 04:36 PM
  0 Thread: measure techniques
Post: RE: measure techniques

Admiral is onto it! I bought the Veritas bar gauge heads on a whim about 20 yeras ago when I got tired of always clamping on a binder clip and the clip always seemed to slip.
Ray Newman Woodworking 7 594 03-06-2022, 04:45 PM
  0 Thread: measure techniques
Post: RE: measure techniques

Make some bar gauges or "pinch sticks" -- https://www.leevalley.com/en-us/shop/tools/hand-tools/marking-and-measuring/32585-veritas-bar-gauge-heads?item=05N3101 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1...
Ray Newman Woodworking 7 594 03-06-2022, 12:09 PM
  0 Thread: Box joints in center of board? Maybe with the Incra jig?
Post: RE: Box joints in center of board? Maybe with the...

Cannot offer any design or construction ideas.  Due to a time constraint, I did not see the entire video, but "bookmarked" it.  The design and construction methods I viewed are very interesting and...
Ray Newman Woodworking Power Tools 8 513 03-02-2022, 02:09 PM
  0 Thread: Trestle table build thread
Post: RE: Trestle table build thread

I've been following your progress and a very solid design and good craftsmanship are clearly evident.
Ray Newman Woodworking 37 2,400 02-28-2022, 10:42 PM
  0 Thread: How to "gut" Unisaw?
Post: RE: How to "gut" Unisaw?

RClark: your mentioned painted flames. Back in the last century, I saw a photo of rebuilt Uni-saw with flames painted above the cleanout hatch. Another one had a candy apple red cabinet with white pin...
Ray Newman Woodworking Power Tools 11 1,217 02-20-2022, 03:40 PM
  0 Thread: Please help with beveled miter angles!
Post: RE: Please help with beveled miter angles!

All I can say about this project is I wish you luck! Tried to do what you are doing and just like me setting up a router table and a locked miter router bit, it just never seemed to work out! Both ...
Ray Newman Woodworking 14 1,244 01-30-2022, 04:41 PM
  0 Thread: Powermatic Planer -- What is this part? - RESOLVED for now
Post: RE: Powermatic Planer -- What is this part?

How about E-mailing Powermatic with the planer model and serial number, any markings/oart numbers of the part, etc.,  and include a picture of the mystery part?
Ray Newman Woodworking Power Tools 16 1,293 12-27-2021, 10:46 PM
  Thumbs Up Thread: Hope Chest Completed
Post: RE: Hope Chest Completed

Nice work and choice of wood species.
Ray Newman Woodworking 16 921 12-26-2021, 12:25 PM
  0 Thread: Dispozablade System
Post: RE: Dispozablade System

KC Fireslayer: I have seen the videos on swapping the cutter heads and it appears to be relatively straightforward procedure However, I am 75 years old and being a bilateral above the knee amputee ...
Ray Newman Woodworking Power Tools 7 650 12-14-2021, 07:05 PM
  0 Thread: Dispozablade System
Post: RE: Dispozablade System

I thought about a shelix/Byrd type of replacement cutter head. Problem is I would need help and the guys around here are -- at best -- Channel Lock pliers & Vise Grips workers....
Ray Newman Woodworking Power Tools 7 650 12-14-2021, 04:20 PM
  0 Thread: Dispozablade System
Post: Dispozablade System

Colleagues: does anyone utilize the Dispozablade system?  I have a Sunhill/Gee Tech 15" planer that soon will need blade replacement. And it is getting to be a major PITA moving 400 + lbs to the ce...
Ray Newman Woodworking Power Tools 7 650 12-13-2021, 11:49 PM
  0 Thread: Sharpening bench
Post: RE: Sharpening bench

Agree with others' comments. It is something that makes working in the shop so much more enjoyable. Wish I had some room to do the same, but I am getting to the point that if I want to turn around in ...
Ray Newman Woodworking Hand Tools 8 1,199 12-11-2021, 02:32 PM
  0 Thread: Blade guard for radial arm saw
Post: RE: Blade guard for radial arm saw

Now that is interesting, very usable, and easily shop-fabricated!!
Ray Newman Woodworking Power Tools 8 815 11-28-2021, 05:40 PM
  0 Thread: Woodworking books and magazines
Post: RE: Woodworking books and magazines

RE., Media Mail:  “Economy shipping solution for media items. Contents are restricted to books, sound recordings, recorded video tapes, printed music, recorded computer-readable media (such as CDs...
Ray Newman Woodworking Hand Tools 6 968 11-22-2021, 10:55 PM
  0 Thread: Router table upgrade ideas
Post: RE: Router table upgrade ideas

Shoottmx: I like the idea, but wonder about the noise level. Routers are very noisy and doesn't the metal cabinet just increase it??
Ray Newman Woodworking Power Tools 26 3,193 11-17-2021, 08:23 PM

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