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  0 Thread: Bearing Experts: Need Advice: SUCCESS!
Post: RE: Bearing Experts: Need Advice

Yes.  Just paste MRC 203 bearing into google and lots of them will pop up.  Bearings don't change much over the years.
Kudzu Woodworking Power Tools 18 1,002 04-07-2021, 12:57 PM
  0 Thread: band saw illumination
Post: RE: band saw illumination

I have been reading this but my question is why your bandsaw  has so much vibration??  Any decent magnetic base should stick just fine and not move.  Makes me wonder if you have a problem with your sa...
Kudzu Woodworking 35 2,280 03-20-2021, 08:39 AM
  0 Thread: Need a source for stainless steel plate
Post: RE: Need a source for stainless steel plate

(02-28-2021, 07:24 AM)AUswimKC Wrote: Online metals .com If they have it, I agree. I have received top notch service from them on Bronze. Highly recommend them. (02-28-2021, 01:51 PM)ez-duzit Wr...
Kudzu Woodworking 21 1,537 02-28-2021, 02:03 PM
  0 Thread: Sizing boards for joinery
Post: RE: Sizing boards for joinery

(02-26-2021, 08:38 PM)jteneyck Wrote: Unless there is some compelling design reason where each board has to be exactly the same width, build it oversize and trim to width after glue up. This. Typic...
Kudzu Woodworking 9 650 02-27-2021, 08:21 AM
  0 Thread: Bandsaw blade welder
Post: RE: Bandsaw blade welder

(02-20-2021, 06:25 AM)Pirate Wrote: Does anyone use a bandsaw blade welder? As a young man on my first job I watched an apprentice machinist try to learn to weld blades on a DoAll with a welder.  B...
Kudzu Woodworking Power Tools 9 447 02-20-2021, 10:19 AM
  0 Thread: Tankless question
Post: RE: Tankless question

Can't answer but I have been looking at one for our new build and decided against it. Just the two of  us, no kids. For use there is minimal energy savings.  Plus if the power goes out you have no hot...
Kudzu Home Improvement 10 677 02-11-2021, 10:29 AM
  0 Thread: Changing planer knives
Post: RE: Changing planer knives

To work properly, not to just work, your knives need to be set at some specific height.  That height depends on the planner and will be different on each one.  So you just need some way to hold/adjust...
Kudzu Woodworking Power Tools 10 1,206 02-07-2021, 09:32 AM
  Wink Thread: Wooden trailer??
Post: RE: Wooden trailer??

Sure you can.  There were plans for one in Wood Boat some years ago.  Don't remember a lot of details but for a light weight boat it would be no problem.  I seem to remember a couple of beams. Splay...
Kudzu Woodworking 12 3,222 01-25-2021, 01:54 PM
  0 Thread: Cleaning solution for restoring Old machines
Post: RE: Cleaning solution for restoring Old machines

Having restored several and working on cars, a good de-greaser for the greasy parts. Current favorite brand is b-52 but they all work fairly well. A good scrub brush helps a lot. Then I have a 1/4 h...
Kudzu Woodworking Power Tools 13 1,328 01-22-2021, 09:33 AM
  0 Thread: Replacing Band Saw Tires
Post: RE: Replacing Band Saw Tires

(01-06-2021, 12:01 AM)Bob Vaughan Wrote: Poly tires glued on with 3M 5200 will likely last for decades. Bob. I just tried 5200 on some 30" wheels and a week latter it still hadn't set. Found this o...
Kudzu Woodworking Power Tools 12 980 01-09-2021, 09:40 AM
  0 Thread: woodworking vice lubricant and jaw thickness?
Post: RE: woodworking vice lubricant and jaw thickness?

I use this on most everything in my shop that moves.
Kudzu Woodworking 4 611 01-09-2021, 09:34 AM
  0 Thread: Anyone mill and dry ELM?
Post: RE: Anyone mill and dry ELM?

BITTERNUT HICKORY Just wanted to follow up.  100% sure it is a hickory now I have cut up about 3 racks of firewood. 90% sure it is Bitternut Hickory. I have been very surprised at the wood. I am st...
Kudzu Woodworking 22 2,287 12-31-2020, 06:41 PM
  0 Thread: I need to cut a hole in wood. Simple right?
Post: RE: I need to cut a hole in wood. Simple right?

Dowel stock and cut to length?
Kudzu Woodworking 21 2,077 12-22-2020, 09:53 AM
  0 Thread: I need a new jigsaw!
Post: RE: I need a new jigsaw!

(12-20-2020, 09:20 PM)NORM ABRAHAM Wrote: Forgive my ignorance, help me better understand this technique. A better way to say it would be you rotate or turn the saw along the axis of the blade.  Mo...
Kudzu Woodworking Power Tools 24 1,955 12-21-2020, 12:24 PM
  0 Thread: I need a new jigsaw!
Post: RE: I need a new jigsaw!

(12-18-2020, 11:50 PM)MstrCarpenter Wrote: .... You have to learn to aim the blade to the cut line; not push sideways. Even if you purchase a band saw, you'll need this skill. ... I had forgotten t...
Kudzu Woodworking Power Tools 24 1,955 12-20-2020, 09:32 AM
  0 Thread: The reward of hard work.
Post: The reward of hard work.

The joys or restoration work (old boat). Gluing broken panels back together. Trying to fix cracks in the wood. Repairing stripped out screw holes. Sanding and sanding and sanding. Then rubbing o...
Kudzu Finishing 1 500 12-20-2020, 09:22 AM
  0 Thread: I need a new jigsaw!
Post: RE: I need a new jigsaw!

A good jigsaw is much better and easier to use, no doubt,   I upgraded to a higher end model and will never go back to the cheap ones. But a  lot the problem with angled curve cuts is operator error....
Kudzu Woodworking Power Tools 24 1,955 12-18-2020, 06:07 PM
  0 Thread: Anyone mill and dry ELM?
Post: RE: Anyone mill and dry ELM?

I think we have an ID.  Really studying the details and it appears this  is actually a Bitternut Hickory. A sharp eyed gentleman on another forum lead to look at this and fits the description and draw...
Kudzu Woodworking 22 2,287 12-12-2020, 06:56 PM
  0 Thread: Anyone mill and dry ELM?
Post: RE: Anyone mill and dry ELM?

(12-12-2020, 09:54 AM)Stwood_ Wrote: Either persimmon (a really old one) or possibly hickory looking at the bark. Leaves are wrong for a Hickory.  Lot of Shag Bark Hickory, oaks and Beech around h...
Kudzu Woodworking 22 2,287 12-12-2020, 11:46 AM
  0 Thread: Anyone mill and dry ELM?
Post: RE: Anyone mill and dry ELM?

Elm stinks??  This has no smell at all. OK, someone suggested this might be Persimmon. Bark matches for sure. Leaves, what are left fit. I have no idea if a Persimmon could be this large? But is i...
Kudzu Woodworking 22 2,287 12-12-2020, 09:27 AM

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