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  0 Thread: Resurrecting my Dad's old Craftsman table saw
Post: RE: Resurrecting my Dad's old Craftsman table saw

Bill Wilson Wrote: (10-31-2022, 01:49 PM) -- Good luck with the restoration. I'm left handed, but I think I use my saw in what most would consider the traditional, right handed configuration, with...
pgriff Woodworking Power Tools 12 916 10-31-2022, 04:10 PM
  0 Thread: Carbide turning tools
Post: RE: Carbide turning tools

Blaine Wrote: (10-31-2022, 02:27 PM) -- First off, let me say that I'm pretty much a beginning turner, so take this with a grain of salt. I bought the Easy Wood medium sized carbide tools and have...
pgriff Woodturning 14 1,058 10-31-2022, 02:48 PM
  0 Thread: Carbide turning tools
Post: Carbide turning tools

I recently took a class on pen turning and bowl turning. The class was taught using carbide tools. I have an old (about 1936) Atlas / Craftsman combination wood/metal lathe and a set of early Craftsma...
pgriff Woodturning 14 1,058 10-31-2022, 12:50 PM
  0 Thread: Resurrecting my Dad's old Craftsman table saw
Post: Resurrecting my Dad's old Craftsman table saw

It is time to get my dad's old Craftsman 8" table saw # 103.22160 back up and running. I also have a complete second saw as a parts donor. My dad never had new shiny tools, so this will be a mechanica...
pgriff Woodworking Power Tools 12 916 10-31-2022, 12:38 PM
  0 Thread: Home made carcass saw question
Post: RE: Home made carcass saw question

Rob Young Wrote: (03-16-2021, 10:08 AM) -- Used the green LocTite and it had been fine on a saw kit I bought years ago with a milled back. Fortunately I didn't have to buy a bottle just for this a...
pgriff Woodworking Hand Tools 16 3,547 03-16-2021, 12:38 PM
  0 Thread: Carving knife review
Post: RE: Carving knife review

Timberwolf Wrote: (02-16-2021, 02:27 PM) -- I recently received two knives from Amazon..Brand HUTSULS..and made in Western Ukraine and Romania....one is a hook knife and the other is an "upswept" edg...
pgriff Woodworking Hand Tools 11 2,507 02-24-2021, 08:50 AM
  0 Thread: Tired of your old block plane??
Post: RE: Tired of your old block plane??

Looks Great, Jack! What did you use for the blade?
pgriff Woodworking Hand Tools 13 3,359 02-02-2021, 11:14 AM
  0 Thread: Pre separator for central vacuum
Post: RE: Pre separator for central vacuum

We have a Corgi that seems to shed a new dog every 2-3 weeks. I have an older Budd Vac system in the house that is mounted to the ceiling in my storage room. Could you explain or show me how you conne...
pgriff Home Improvement 8 1,841 11-05-2020, 10:35 AM
  0 Thread: New workbench
Post: RE: New workbench

The workbench I am planning on getting is 15 miles from me now. I will probably get it this weekend. It is definitely more substantial than the hollow core door that I am currently using. I have a res...
pgriff Woodworking Hand Tools 4 1,701 08-31-2020, 09:29 AM
  0 Thread: New workbench
Post: New workbench

I think it is finally time to upgrade my second workbench. The current one is a hollow core door on a pair of saw horses. There is an old industrial workbench in my late father-in-laws garage that I a...
pgriff Woodworking Hand Tools 4 1,701 08-27-2020, 10:58 AM
  0 Thread: Reviving my Father's table saw
Post: RE: Reviving my Father's table saw

Any suggestions for a saw blade? All I have is a collection of old blades from the 70's. The original blade was an 8" blade with a 1/2" arbor hole.
pgriff Woodworking Power Tools 10 4,026 05-15-2020, 08:10 AM
  0 Thread: Reviving my Father's table saw
Post: RE: Reviving my Father's table saw

Thanks for the comments. I have downloaded a copy of the saw manual from OWWM. I plan on making a zero clearance insert and get both the miter gauge and original fence in good operating condition. The...
pgriff Woodworking Power Tools 10 4,026 05-11-2020, 12:52 PM
  0 Thread: Reviving my Father's table saw
Post: Reviving my Father's table saw

Since I have spare time right now, I am in the process of reviving my father's Craftsman 103.22160 table saw. I also have a spare parts saw that I picked up for $25. I am planning on cleaning it up bu...
pgriff Woodworking Power Tools 10 4,026 05-11-2020, 10:18 AM
  0 Thread: Picture Posting for an person
Post: RE: Picture Posting for an person

pgriff Wrote: (03-25-2020, 12:30 PM) -- I tried using Wipedout's formula and got the message that my picture is too large. How do you resize a picture so that it acceptable as an attachment? -- Let...
pgriff Questions about using the WoodNet forum features 486 207,683 03-25-2020, 12:54 PM
  0 Thread: Picture Posting for an person
Post: RE: Picture Posting for an person

I tried using Wipedout's formula and got the message that my picture is too large. How do you resize a picture so that it acceptable as an attachment?
pgriff Questions about using the WoodNet forum features 486 207,683 03-25-2020, 12:30 PM
  0 Thread: New [to me] Work Bench
Post: RE: New [to me] Work Bench

Thanks for the information. I was planning on putting the vise on the right front corner as that is the recommendation for lefties. I do not have any of the planes mentioned so that is not a factor. I...
pgriff Woodworking Hand Tools 6 2,435 03-24-2020, 08:42 AM
  0 Thread: New [to me] Work Bench
Post: New [to me] Work Bench

I am going to acquire one of the workbenches in my late father-in-laws garage for use as my second bench. This will replace a hollow core door on saw horses. The new bench is several layers of plywood...
pgriff Woodworking Hand Tools 6 2,435 03-23-2020, 01:05 PM
  0 Thread: Gift from my wife
Post: RE: Gift from my wife

Thanks, Admiral. I figured as much. I will treasure it because she bought it. She was astute enough to notice the repaired sole on the Stanley block plane that was option # 2.  Time to fettle away.
pgriff Woodworking Hand Tools 4 2,224 02-26-2020, 11:08 AM
  0 Thread: Gift from my wife
Post: Gift from my wife

My wife surprised me with a plane when she came back from visiting our niece at college. It is marked "Merit Tools" on the lever cap and blade. It is about the size of a #4 Stanley plane. I did a Goog...
pgriff Woodworking Hand Tools 4 2,224 02-26-2020, 09:46 AM
  0 Thread: Sweet little guys
Post: RE: Sweet little guys

Here are my little guys. The outer ones are Starrett. The center one is brass with some kind of makers mark, but I have no idea who made it.
pgriff Woodworking Hand Tools 15 5,199 02-20-2020, 03:51 PM

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