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  0 Thread: Need help selecting a table saw
Post: RE: Need help selecting a table saw

I should be clear on why I posted about the Delta saw you listed. It was not to to correct you but to inform you. The Delta you listed has a motor system under it that is similar to most job site saws...
KyleD Woodworking Power Tools 8 314 Today, 05:16 AM
  0 Thread: Need help selecting a table saw
Post: RE: Need help selecting a table saw

That pretty looking Delta you linked first is not a contractors saw. It has a universal motor slung under it. Not a bad startersaw for the money but I would avoid any of the newer Delta stuff due to l...
KyleD Woodworking Power Tools 8 314 05-14-2022, 07:41 AM
  0 Thread: Caliper Imperial
Post: RE: Caliper Imperial

Depending on what you are using calipers for you may want to memorize the most common fractional equivalents in thousandths. A fractional calipers that rounds to the nearest 1/128th" has a resolution ...
KyleD Woodworking 11 466 05-13-2022, 05:28 AM
  0 Thread: Sharpening system help
Post: RE: Sharpening system help

greenacres2 Wrote: (05-10-2022, 12:41 PM) -- If you ask 10 turners what to sharpen with, you'll likely get 15 answers and something resembling a street fight!!  -- This statement made me laugh. It se...
KyleD Woodworking Power Tools 10 448 05-11-2022, 05:24 AM
  0 Thread: Need some of this
Post: RE: Need some of this

I have used the brush in an aluminum extrusion sold for weather-stripping the bottom of doors for keeping metal chips out of a DRO on a metal mill. I shortened the brush length a little and it is work...
KyleD Woodworking 7 738 05-03-2022, 05:40 AM
  0 Thread: Supernova chuck opinions?
Post: RE: Supernova chuck opinions?

Be careful using the metal chuck. The spinning jaws are almost invisible and they will hurt you if you run your hand or a tool into them.
KyleD Woodturning 18 817 04-22-2022, 05:22 AM
  0 Thread: fasteners
Post: RE: fasteners

Another vote for 1 1/4" screws. These are my go to for 3//4 to 3/4 construction. I am partial to the square drive #8 screws. I probably go through as many of these as the rest of the screw sizes combi...
KyleD Woodworking 7 437 04-20-2022, 05:26 AM
  0 Thread: I'm Back!
Post: RE: I'm Back!

Who else hollered at the screen when the news lady called that Royoba saw a "chinese saw"
KyleD Woodworking 3 351 04-17-2022, 08:01 AM
  0 Thread: Travel trailer makeover
Post: RE: Travel trailer makeover

Thanks for the post. I like it!
KyleD Woodworking 2 393 04-17-2022, 07:52 AM
  0 Thread: Hi, beginner with some questions.
Post: RE: Hi, beginner with some questions.

"The bit was moving when I was trying it out. The lines were all crooked. Is this my fault? Or the tool? " Not sure if you know this yet or not but it is very important to route the right direction...
KyleD Woodworking Power Tools 90 5,591 04-11-2022, 05:24 AM
  0 Thread: Router Bits
Post: RE: Router Bits

I have a 1/2 to 3/8 collet adapter sleeve that I use for hand routing. Works fine and have not had a problem with slipping or vibration. I might hesitate to use this in a CNC router as the run time is...
KyleD Woodworking Power Tools 14 1,182 03-24-2022, 05:20 AM
  0 Thread: Latest tool acquisition
Post: RE: Latest tool acquisition

iclark Wrote: (03-23-2022, 06:10 PM) -- - if you are going to do the fold-up-to-half-size trick (like the car sun shields) be sure to wear gloves and a faceshield that you do not care about scratchin...
KyleD Woodworking Power Tools 12 1,348 03-24-2022, 05:12 AM
  0 Thread: Organization
Post: RE: Organization

I use these:  https://www.harborfreight.com/media/catalog/product/cache/9fc4a8332f9638515cd199dd0f9238da/9/3/93928_W3.jpg  for storage of all the screws, washers, nuts and bolts I keep in stock for pr...
KyleD Woodworking 9 742 03-15-2022, 05:45 PM
  0 Thread: Drill bits for steel, 3/8" and smaller
Post: RE: Drill bits for steel, 3/8" and smaller

Timberwolf Wrote: (03-08-2022, 04:35 PM) -- ................... HSS drills can be easily "modified" on a bench grinder or small whetstone to facilitate drilling in hard materials..by what we call "l...
KyleD Woodworking Power Tools 18 1,148 03-09-2022, 06:32 AM
  0 Thread: Tablesaw Blade
Post: RE: Tablesaw Blade

I have a stable of old combo blades and one rip and two melamine or plywood crosscut blades I rotate through. All different brands. All of them give me glue line ready and smooth cuts. They have been ...
KyleD Woodworking 17 1,242 03-05-2022, 09:24 AM
  0 Thread: Drill bits for steel, 3/8" and smaller
Post: RE: Drill bits for steel, 3/8" and smaller

Good working and lasting drill bits are one area where I feel you get what you pay for. Do not get hung up on the cobalt or coatings they are made of just make sure they are high speed steel and from ...
KyleD Woodworking Power Tools 18 1,148 03-01-2022, 06:43 AM
  0 Thread: Apples and Oranges
Post: RE: Apples and Oranges

Handplanesandmore Wrote: (02-10-2022, 12:50 PM) -- So I called up my friend, and asked him about it (he is still a subscriber). "Yeah! in the Oct issue.....but I didn't read it because it'd be more e...
KyleD Woodworking Power Tools 14 1,395 02-11-2022, 06:43 AM
  0 Thread: Where to find screwdriver bits?
Post: RE: Where to find screwdriver bits?

Have you considered an 1/2 adapter to 1/4 hex bit adapter?  Sorry, re-read the message and realize an adapter probably won't help but this wonderfull forum software won't let me delete the whole messa...
KyleD Woodworking Power Tools 10 1,046 02-11-2022, 06:23 AM
  0 Thread: 6 x 48" sanding belt source
Post: RE: 6 x 48" sanding belt source

Kansas City Fireslayer Wrote: (02-07-2022, 06:16 PM) -- That said, Harbor Freight belts are cheap, readily available and good enough for my limited uses. -- I bought some 6x48 belts from HF a numbe...
KyleD Woodworking Power Tools 12 904 02-10-2022, 06:16 AM
  0 Thread: 6 x 48" sanding belt source
Post: RE: 6 x 48" sanding belt source

120 grit is a little fine for my use on the 6x48 sander. it starts out nice but tends to load and burn after it has been used for a while and the grit has settled down. 80 grit is my choice. It is a l...
KyleD Woodworking Power Tools 12 904 02-07-2022, 06:43 AM

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