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  0 Thread: Bandsaw Rebuild or Trash
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barryvabeach Wrote: (12-29-2021, 08:22 PM) -- I would not be too worried about the Proposition 65 warning  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1986_California_Proposition_65 (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...
D_Harris Woodworking 23 2,446 12-30-2021, 04:21 PM
  0 Thread: Bandsaw Rebuild or Trash
Post: RE: Bandsaw Rebuild or Trash

Ok. I picked up the saw for $189.97. ($206.83 with tax). the motor works, and I now have it temporarily stored in my landlord's garage. I just have to figure out what missing parts I need to rep...
D_Harris Woodworking 23 2,446 12-29-2021, 02:07 PM
  0 Thread: Bandsaw Rebuild or Trash
Post: RE: Bandsaw Rebuild or Trash

Does anyone think that $275 is a reasonable price for this "open box" bandsaw? P.S.: Can anyone elaborate on the "Proposition 65" Warning concerning this bandsaw? Are they referring to the bandsaw ...
D_Harris Woodworking 23 2,446 12-27-2021, 10:59 AM
  0 Thread: Bandsaw Rebuild or Trash
Post: RE: Bandsaw Rebuild or Trash

Thanks. It would be a nice project, but I do have a lot of projects, and I would rather give this away to someone who could use it. I was at Harbor Freight yesterday, and I'm considering going b...
D_Harris Woodworking 23 2,446 12-24-2021, 10:24 AM
  0 Thread: Bandsaw Rebuild or Trash
Post: RE: Bandsaw Rebuild or Trash

barryvabeach Wrote: (10-22-2021, 05:54 AM) -- Darren,  if you are missing the motor, the table, and have broken guides,  I would put my energy into finding something used that is in better shape, or ...
D_Harris Woodworking 23 2,446 10-22-2021, 07:51 AM
  0 Thread: Bandsaw Rebuild or Trash
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Bob Vaughan Wrote: (10-18-2021, 09:20 PM) -- Here's what I've got on those crappy Asian Delta wannabees. The gray trunnion bracket is aluminum.  The Delta bracket (from a machine to be restored) is ...
D_Harris Woodworking 23 2,446 10-19-2021, 03:05 PM
  0 Thread: Bandsaw Rebuild or Trash
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Ok. Apparently this website wasn't fully displayed. At the very bottom I clicked "Display Full version".and it changed.the look. So I'm trying again. There are still subtle things you have to do to...
D_Harris Woodworking 23 2,446 10-19-2021, 02:53 PM
  0 Thread: Bandsaw Rebuild or Trash
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Odd. All I get are two buttons that say "Choose File" and "Add Attachment". The images do not appear, and there is no "Insert into Post" button. This site has gotten buggy. Darren Harris Sta...
D_Harris Woodworking 23 2,446 10-18-2021, 05:06 PM
  0 Thread: Bandsaw Rebuild or Trash
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I just attempted to upload 5 pics. If you don't see them can you tell me what the normal protocol is for displaying images here on this forum? (I tried "Click File" and then "Add Attachment"). Than...
D_Harris Woodworking 23 2,446 10-16-2021, 11:45 AM
  0 Thread: Bandsaw Rebuild or Trash
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Years ago I picked up a 14" band saw that I believe is a Delta clone. The pieces (pot metal?) began falling apart or were just rusty. Basically, the band saw needs everything in the area the blade...
D_Harris Woodworking 23 2,446 10-10-2021, 10:53 PM
  0 Thread: Question: Best Clamps
Post: RE: Question: Best Clamps

I can only assume that all of these are now made in China. PONY/Jorgensen: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0000224C9/ref=ox_sc_act_title_7?smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER&psc=1 And here are some that I as...
D_Harris Woodworking 47 12,595 02-22-2021, 01:03 AM
  0 Thread: Question: Best Clamps
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I did just let four pipe clamps go on Ebay because the condition and price didn't meet. https://www.ebay.com/p/659425895?iid=353369546055 For $15 each at Amazon.com I guess I can't complain. Darren ...
D_Harris Woodworking 47 12,595 02-06-2021, 04:52 AM
  0 Thread: Question: Best Clamps
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fredhargis Wrote: (01-17-2021, 09:15 AM) -- Darren, of the three you linked, I think you'll be just fine with the third (the least expensive) one. The center link shows they've added a "foot" to the ...
D_Harris Woodworking 47 12,595 01-20-2021, 03:24 PM
  0 Thread: Question: Best Clamps
Post: RE: Question: Best Clamps

KC Wrote: (01-16-2021, 03:32 PM) -- I said Rockler Bigfoot earlier... it's actually SureFoot.   I've found them to be more 'square' than the Jorgensen Pony, and less 'finnicky' as to slippage on the ...
D_Harris Woodworking 47 12,595 01-16-2021, 04:25 PM
  0 Thread: Question: Best Clamps
Post: RE: Question: Best Clamps

KC Wrote: (01-11-2021, 05:53 AM) -- the classic 3/4 for pipe is likley what the majority of folks use (that use pipe clamps).   I like the Rockler Bigfoot a little better. -- ez-duzit Wrote: (01-1...
D_Harris Woodworking 47 12,595 01-16-2021, 08:26 AM
  0 Thread: Question: Best Clamps
Post: RE: Question: Best Clamps

Thanks everyone. After settling on a set of Pinch Dogs, four 36" Dubuque Aluminum Bar Clamps and four 12" Harbor Freight(Pittsburgh) Quick-Release Bar Clamps, I still haven't picked up any pipe clamp...
D_Harris Woodworking 47 12,595 01-11-2021, 02:04 AM
  0 Thread: Router or Rasp?
Post: RE: Router or Rasp?

handi Wrote: (10-03-2020, 01:49 PM) -- This was exactly what I was thinking. -- But shouldn't I use a 3/4" Radius Round Over Bowl Bit? (The one in that link has a 1/2" radius). Now, I see a lot ...
D_Harris Woodworking 10 2,300 10-11-2020, 04:15 AM
  0 Thread: Question: Best Clamps
Post: RE: Question: Best Clamps

Thanks. Here on Staten Island there is a Lowes, Harbor Freight, and Home Depot a block from each other. I'll see what they have in the way of pipe clamps. Also, for a smaller drawer size project...
D_Harris Woodworking 47 12,595 10-11-2020, 03:42 AM
  0 Thread: Router or Rasp?
Post: Router or Rasp?

I'm back to a project that I was originally going to tackle last year. My goal was to join two plywood pieces at 80 degrees, before covering with veneer. The problem I ran into was figuring out how t...
D_Harris Woodworking 10 2,300 09-28-2020, 10:09 AM
  0 Thread: Question: Best Clamps
Post: RE: Question: Best Clamps

Thanks Everyone. At Harbor Freight I noticed that the stated size of a clamp isn't necessarily the actual maximum size work it would hold. Clamps can allow either just over or under the stated size...
D_Harris Woodworking 47 12,595 09-25-2020, 02:04 AM

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