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  0 Thread: comments on my blank kiln
Post: RE: comments on my blank kiln

I just pulled one blank out and rough turned it to see how it turns (pun intended) out. I wrapped the edge as I saw in a couple of YT videos. I'll check in a couple of weeks to see how badly, or not, ...
scpapa Woodturning 11 1,525 12-12-2020, 09:58 AM
  0 Thread: comments on my blank kiln
Post: RE: comments on my blank kiln

(12-09-2020, 03:29 AM)EightFingers Wrote: I’ve turned a couple thousand bowls and never used a kiln. I haven't turned as many as you, but I have done more than a few, buying dry blanks is expensive....
scpapa Woodturning 11 1,525 12-09-2020, 03:49 PM
  0 Thread: comments on my blank kiln
Post: RE: comments on my blank kiln

(12-07-2020, 04:29 PM)AnthonyYak Wrote: If it's wrapped, it wont dry I was hoping to slow it down some, but I wrapped based on seeing what you have done. Do you only wrap the perimeter? And thanks ...
scpapa Woodturning 11 1,525 12-07-2020, 05:25 PM
  0 Thread: comments on my blank kiln
Post: comments on my blank kiln

I built this last week just for turning blanks. It's about 8 cu ft. Has 60w bulb, 4 1 3/4" holes and a fan to draw the air out. The intake is near the bulb. The wood I get is very green, cut just a fe...
scpapa Woodturning 11 1,525 12-07-2020, 02:53 PM
  0 Thread: General International TS motor swap
Post: RE: General International TS motor swap

(11-10-2020, 06:13 PM)Ohio Mike Wrote: Just curious...... Is the 2 horsepower General International table saw running on 110 volts or 220 volts? 110v
scpapa Woodworking Power Tools 11 1,774 11-10-2020, 09:36 PM
  0 Thread: General International TS motor swap
Post: RE: General International TS motor swap

(11-09-2020, 08:19 PM)toolmiser Wrote: You mention using a "short extension cord"  Is it nice heavy gauge wire such as 12 gauge and not 16?  It can make a real difference.  Think of it like a water ...
scpapa Woodworking Power Tools 11 1,774 11-09-2020, 09:01 PM
  0 Thread: General International TS motor swap
Post: RE: General International TS motor swap

Took the Capacitor covers off. The caps seemed fine, but one (the shorter cap) was packed with saw dust. Could that cause it to overheat and shut down? The gasket was mis-shapened and didn't seal; I r...
scpapa Woodworking Power Tools 11 1,774 11-09-2020, 12:57 PM
  0 Thread: General International TS motor swap
Post: RE: General International TS motor swap

(11-08-2020, 06:31 PM)Bill_de Wrote: How's the blade? Could it be causing the motor to be over worked? -- Same blade I used on the Craftsman. Thin kerf.
scpapa Woodworking Power Tools 11 1,774 11-08-2020, 09:42 PM
  0 Thread: General International TS motor swap
Post: RE: General International TS motor swap

(11-08-2020, 05:42 PM)TDKPE Wrote: There’s something wrong with your 2 hp motor.  Cutting plywood is easy work for any TS.   Pop off the drive belt, run the motor, shut it off, and listen for the c...
scpapa Woodworking Power Tools 11 1,774 11-08-2020, 05:52 PM
  0 Thread: General International TS motor swap
Post: General International TS motor swap

I have a GI TS with a 2 HP motor. I find if I use it to cut up several sheets of 1/2 plywood, it shuts off to cool down. My 3 HP Craftsman never had a problem. What is your recommendations for a 3 HP ...
scpapa Woodworking Power Tools 11 1,774 11-08-2020, 04:45 PM
  0 Thread: Jet 1220 lathe switch
Post: RE: Jet 1220 lathe switch

(09-08-2020, 01:55 PM)Ohio Mike Wrote: This one is $11 and says it fits an opening of 1.5" x 7/8" https://www.amazon.com/HQRP-Rockwell-Hit...-Craftsman I received it the other day and it is wor...
scpapa Woodworking Power Tools 4 1,115 09-13-2020, 01:04 PM
  0 Thread: Jet 1220 lathe switch
Post: RE: Jet 1220 lathe switch

(09-08-2020, 01:55 PM)Ohio Mike Wrote: This one is $11 and says it fits an opening of 1.5" x 7/8" https://www.amazon.com/HQRP-Rockwell-Hit...223&sr=8-2 Thanks, I looked at 31 pages of Amaz...
scpapa Woodworking Power Tools 4 1,115 09-08-2020, 06:07 PM
  0 Thread: Jet 1220 lathe switch
Post: Jet 1220 lathe switch

finally broke. Where can I find a replacement cheaper than $20? It doesn't have to the exact replacement, just fit where the old did and wire the same. Rick
scpapa Woodworking Power Tools 4 1,115 09-07-2020, 05:48 PM
  0 Thread: The aroma of wood
Post: RE: The aroma of wood

Walnut. It takes me back to my childhood. My Great Uncle was a carpenter and his house smelled of walnut. Rick
scpapa Woodworking 32 5,347 07-13-2020, 06:31 PM
  0 Thread: Grounding an antenna
Post: RE: Grounding an antenna

Why not just ground to your dust collection duct work?   :winkgrin: :winkgrin:  Rick
scpapa Home Improvement 7 1,213 07-12-2020, 08:13 AM
  0 Thread: Help finding a riving knife
Post: RE: Help finding a riving knife

Thanks for the replies. I have a sharkguard for my Craftsman TS; I may contact them. Rick
scpapa Woodworking Power Tools 7 1,904 03-09-2020, 12:03 PM
  0 Thread: Help finding a riving knife
Post: Help finding a riving knife

for a General International TS. I can't find a part number or owners manual on line, so I'm looking at other mfgs. Will a Grizzly T30329 - Thin Kerf Riving Knife fit? I need a thin kerf and a std kerf...
scpapa Woodworking Power Tools 7 1,904 03-08-2020, 08:05 PM
  0 Thread: Dust collector for Bosch 1611
Post: Dust collector for Bosch 1611

Does anyone know where I can get an adapter for the router to hook up to a vacuum for dust control? Google isn't much help in specifying what fits. This is for use outside of a table Thanks Rick
scpapa Woodworking Power Tools 5 1,643 01-02-2020, 09:11 PM
  0 Thread: Question for anyone that turned a rolling pin
Post: RE: Question for anyone that turned a rolling pin

I made several different rolling pins;my wife prefers the french pins. Rick
scpapa Woodturning 9 2,669 01-02-2020, 06:55 PM
  0 Thread: Electronic ear muffs for the shop?
Post: RE: Electronic ear muffs for the shop?

(09-19-2019, 09:41 PM)Bryan11 Wrote: From reading many reviews on Amazon, these look like popular options.   Peltor Sport Tactical 300 Electronic Hearing Protector, NRR 24 dB, $81 Howard Leigh...
scpapa Woodworking Power Tools 8 2,743 09-23-2019, 12:08 PM

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