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  0 Thread: Is a torsion box the best solution?
Post: RE: Is a torsion box the best solution?

I would re-think the design. If your friend is going to the trouble and expense of adding on to his home, I'd spend a little extra dough and design an access to the basement that didn't require a door...
Tapper Woodworking 31 1,170 09-11-2021, 10:21 PM
  0 Thread: Woodpeckers Rip-Flip Fence Stop System
Post: RE: Woodpeckers Rip-Flip Fence Stop System

Just to close the loop on the Rip-Flip stop, mine arrived a few days ago and I installed it. Directions were good and the video I referenced earlier was also a help. One of the things I liked about th...
Tapper Woodworking Power Tools 41 2,888 09-08-2021, 10:54 PM
  0 Thread: Bandsaws
Post: RE: Bandsaws

I had (many years ago) a new Grizzly 14" bandsaw and never had a minute's trouble with it. Sold it when I upgraded to a larger Rikon, which I now use mainly for heavy duty projects or resawing. Restor...
Tapper Woodworking Power Tools 9 890 09-05-2021, 11:02 AM
  0 Thread: 93 1/2” Carbide tipped bandsaw blades $50 ea
Post: RE: 93 1/2” Carbide tipped bandsaw blades $50 ea

Dave Diaman Wrote: (09-04-2021, 06:00 PM) -- I’m to the point now that I’m about to cut up the ones I have left and just weld them into custom lengths and just charge based on length. Two seams on a ...
Tapper Tool Swap N' Sell 10 940 09-04-2021, 08:08 PM
  0 Thread: Bandsaws
Post: RE: Bandsaws

If you're looking for a 14" saw, Grizzly has several in your budget range. Doug
Tapper Woodworking Power Tools 9 890 09-04-2021, 07:52 PM
  0 Thread: Clogging dust collector gates
Post: RE: Clogging dust collector gates

I recently redid my DC system. I have a Penn State 2 1/2 HP unit, typical double bagger. Replaced the top cloth bag with a Wynn filter. Six inch main trunk line (all the way from the impeller to all d...
Tapper Woodworking Power Tools 14 514 09-04-2021, 07:33 PM
  0 Thread: Clogging dust collector gates
Post: RE: Clogging dust collector gates

What is the HP rating on your DC? Doug
Tapper Woodworking Power Tools 14 514 09-04-2021, 11:53 AM
  0 Thread: Woodpeckers Rip-Flip Fence Stop System
Post: RE: Woodpeckers Rip-Flip Fence Stop System

Simon, You can have the rest of this one. I'm tired of beating this "dead horse." Doug
Tapper Woodworking Power Tools 41 2,888 09-04-2021, 11:52 AM
  0 Thread: 93 1/2” Carbide tipped bandsaw blades $50 ea
Post: RE: 93 1/2” Carbide tipped bandsaw blades $50 ea

Hi Dave, Same here as to the length. I have a Walker Turner 16 incher and it looks like the blade length requirement is at least 113" - otherwise I'd be a buyer. Great value for those that have saws ...
Tapper Tool Swap N' Sell 10 940 09-03-2021, 10:04 PM
  0 Thread: Woodpeckers Rip-Flip Fence Stop System
Post: RE: Woodpeckers Rip-Flip Fence Stop System

Handplanesandmore Wrote: (09-03-2021, 08:22 AM) -- This is exactly my point. Unless you have measuring tapes identical to the digital scale or the tape on the table saw and (remember to) use ONLY...
Tapper Woodworking Power Tools 41 2,888 09-03-2021, 08:33 AM
  0 Thread: hollow chisel bit not fitting well
Post: RE: hollow chisel bit not fitting well

Maple Leaf Wrote: (09-02-2021, 07:03 PM) -- Your first move should be to call Lee Valley. They wrote the book on customer service.  I had a professor in college; he was Swiss. In response to a que...
Tapper Woodworking Power Tools 16 968 09-02-2021, 10:09 PM
  0 Thread: Woodpeckers Rip-Flip Fence Stop System
Post: RE: Woodpeckers Rip-Flip Fence Stop System

Not to beat a dead horse, but I looked at several digital tablesaw installation videos before deciding against one. IIRC they all came as kits with the scale included in the kit. The digital device wa...
Tapper Woodworking Power Tools 41 2,888 09-02-2021, 10:05 PM
  0 Thread: Woodpeckers Rip-Flip Fence Stop System
Post: RE: Woodpeckers Rip-Flip Fence Stop System

Handplanesandmore Wrote: (09-02-2021, 12:55 AM) -- Even standard tapes of the same brand from the same company may not be identical. I have different brands and there're discrepancies among them. ...
Tapper Woodworking Power Tools 41 2,888 09-02-2021, 01:27 PM
  0 Thread: Woodpeckers Rip-Flip Fence Stop System
Post: RE: Woodpeckers Rip-Flip Fence Stop System

Handplanesandmore Wrote: (08-31-2021, 06:44 PM) -- I use both, but mostly imperial. My point is that the digital scale is calibrated only to the tape or caliper that is used for the calibration. ...
Tapper Woodworking Power Tools 41 2,888 09-01-2021, 11:28 AM
  0 Thread: Woodpeckers Rip-Flip Fence Stop System
Post: RE: Woodpeckers Rip-Flip Fence Stop System

Handplanesandmore Wrote: (08-29-2021, 10:36 AM) -- If I were to need a digital scale for my saw, this would be the one I'd go with. But I can't imagine how it would be useful in my shop as the tapes ...
Tapper Woodworking Power Tools 41 2,888 08-30-2021, 04:55 PM
  0 Thread: Woodpeckers Rip-Flip Fence Stop System
Post: RE: Woodpeckers Rip-Flip Fence Stop System

Just as a comparison, here (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WVc4fscQ_4Y) is a video of a Wixey being installed on a Sawstop tablesaw (there's lots of these videos on YouTube - I just picked this one)....
Tapper Woodworking Power Tools 41 2,888 08-29-2021, 07:49 AM
  0 Thread: Workbench buy/make/hybrid advice
Post: RE: Workbench buy/make/hybrid advice

Lots of great ideas here as well as options. Many years ago I built the European workbench featured in Woodsmith #50. I used salvaged lumber at the time (wouldn't recommend this - that was then, this ...
Tapper Woodworking 36 2,813 08-29-2021, 07:19 AM
  0 Thread: Tablesaw Placement in New Shop
Post: RE: Tablesaw Placement in New Shop

FWIW, I recently converted my rudimentary DC system to the DustRight by Rockler. I changed all the fittings on my tools to fit their handle. I then bought their longer flexible hose that allows me to ...
Tapper Woodworking 17 1,082 08-27-2021, 01:34 PM
  0 Thread: Tablesaw Placement in New Shop
Post: RE: Tablesaw Placement in New Shop

ez-duzit Wrote: (08-26-2021, 12:42 AM) -- No way would I want my principal table saw on a mobile base! Nor would I place it close to the door. It is best located near the center of the longest di...
Tapper Woodworking 17 1,082 08-26-2021, 08:59 PM
  0 Thread: Woodpeckers Rip-Flip Fence Stop System
Post: RE: Woodpeckers Rip-Flip Fence Stop System

Here's a pretty good installation video on a SS PCS from YouTube if anyone's interested. I like the fact that there is no drilling and tapping necessary on the underside of the front rail. Woodpeck...
Tapper Woodworking Power Tools 41 2,888 08-26-2021, 06:11 PM

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