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  0 Thread: Buy new or sharpen
Post: RE: Buy new or sharpen

Gregor1 Wrote: (06-18-2022, 06:03 AM) -- I have a number of 25+ year old 10" saw blades. These are not thin blades. The teeth are .133 thick. They are mostly Delta, and Freud. I have seen where so ma...
Bob Vaughan Woodworking Power Tools 10 531 06-20-2022, 03:06 PM
  0 Thread: Band Saw
Post: RE: Band Saw

3M 5200 will glue on poly tires rather nicely. All band saw tires should be glued on, poly or otherwise.  Maybe if you're using .020 x 1/4" blades exclusively, you may get by for a while by not gluin...
Bob Vaughan Woodworking Power Tools 11 647 06-15-2022, 10:13 PM
  0 Thread: One incredible beast od a RAS
Post: RE: One incredible beast od a RAS

fredhargis Wrote: (06-11-2022, 06:58 AM) -- I winder if that is the forerunner of the Northfield Uni-Point (my dream RAS). A lot of similarities between the 2. -- Pretty much the same thing but a l...
Bob Vaughan Woodworking Power Tools 3 288 06-12-2022, 08:22 AM
  0 Thread: Another old planer coming back to life!
Post: RE: Another old planer coming back to life!

®smpr_fi_mac® Wrote: (06-03-2022, 01:30 PM) -- A buddy loaned me his portable bench top planer while this one is down (selling the 100 was a mistake!) and man, is it SLOW.  3/32" max cut...in pine.  ...
Bob Vaughan Woodworking Power Tools 16 1,283 06-06-2022, 08:12 AM
  0 Thread: Old Delta tenon jig for tablesaw
Post: RE: Old Delta tenon jig for tablesaw

MstrCarpenter Wrote: (05-23-2022, 11:18 PM) -- Bob, Do you have two of those Infinity 1/4" square cut blades? Put them both on the Uni with some spacers to exactly match the chisel cut on your mortis...
Bob Vaughan Woodworking Power Tools 18 8,028 05-24-2022, 10:17 AM
  0 Thread: Goodbye, Norm!
Post: RE: Goodbye, Norm!

Handplanesandmore Wrote: (05-19-2022, 04:20 PM) -- A woodworker who is genuine, sincere and down to earth. No fake enthusiasm or clown behavior sometimes seen in social media. Simon -- Back in t...
Bob Vaughan Woodworking 29 2,234 05-22-2022, 09:09 PM
  0 Thread: Help venting laser engraver smoke through a window?
Post: RE: Help venting laser engraver smoke through a wi...

fixtureman Wrote: (05-14-2022, 03:35 PM) -- you don't need a lot of CFM to vent a laser but you do want to suck the smoke out not blow it. -- A fan unit from an old clothes dryer would seem ideal i...
Bob Vaughan Woodworking Power Tools 7 410 05-18-2022, 07:14 AM
  0 Thread: Thickness
Post: RE: Thickness

lincmercguy Wrote: (05-09-2022, 08:45 PM) -- My opinion is that consistency helps more than extreme accuracy. If all of my 3/4 boards come out consistently the same thickness, it makes some things ea...
Bob Vaughan Woodworking 13 739 05-09-2022, 08:56 PM
  0 Thread: Hammond Glider in Halifax County, Virginia
Post: RE: Hammond Glider in Halifax County, Virginia

cbygeorge Wrote: (04-26-2022, 08:56 PM) -- Oh my goodness!  What a deal!  Looks complete too.  Wish I was a few years younger and a little closer.  That machine looks to be in great shape.  The cord ...
Bob Vaughan Tool Swap N' Sell 5 486 04-26-2022, 09:48 PM
  0 Thread: Some Shop Maintenance Stuff
Post: RE: Some Shop Maintenance Stuff

fyrfytr998 Wrote: (04-25-2022, 05:01 PM) -- That is an awesome refurbishment! -- Yes, great job.  I have always been impressed at how both simple and durable those grinders are plus they are ve...
Bob Vaughan Woodworking Power Tools 4 557 04-25-2022, 10:54 PM
  0 Thread: Gluing up
Post: RE: Gluing up

jteneyck Wrote: (04-21-2022, 09:08 AM) -- It's best to let them dry at least 8 to 12 hours, and longer is always better.  The issue is not whether or not the glue bond is strong enough for subsequent...
Bob Vaughan Woodworking 12 849 04-24-2022, 08:06 AM
  0 Thread: Rockwell Radial Drill Press Motor Bearing Replacement
Post: RE: Rockwell Radial Drill Press Motor Bearing Repl...

Philip1231 Wrote: (04-15-2022, 10:27 AM) -- I am planning on replacing the motor bearings on my Rockwell Radial Drill Press that is equipped with a Leeson motor. Below is the nameplate. I thought it ...
Bob Vaughan Woodworking Power Tools 3 348 04-15-2022, 11:26 PM
  0 Thread: Wrong size jointer knives
Post: RE: Wrong size jointer knives

jeffss Wrote: (04-05-2022, 09:02 PM) -- Should have been more clear. Old blade is 8"x7/8"x1/8".  New blade is 8"x3/4"x1/8". -- That's pretty much the way our world is these days if you're stuck wit...
Bob Vaughan Woodworking Power Tools 9 645 04-06-2022, 07:28 AM
  0 Thread: Do I need a 16" planer?
Post: RE: Do I need a 16" planer?

®smpr_fi_mac® Wrote: (03-23-2022, 11:24 AM) -- Here's the deal:  A buddy has offered to give me a 1950-something Powermatic E16 planer.  16" wide.  In good running shape.  He is primarily a turner, a...
Bob Vaughan Woodworking Power Tools 25 1,628 03-23-2022, 10:35 PM
  0 Thread: Organization
Post: RE: Organization

MT Woodworker Wrote: (03-12-2022, 04:46 PM) -- Another member mentioned about organization  How is this?  Also made this tray from end cuts to help sorting and putting fasteners back into the draw...
Bob Vaughan Woodworking 9 814 03-18-2022, 10:12 PM
  0 Thread: Cherry and Sapele Bench
Post: RE: Cherry and Sapele Bench

jteneyck Wrote: (03-16-2022, 09:11 AM) -- It's amazing how much of a difference a couple of thou makes, from won't fit to slides together beautifully.   John --  I had a knowing grin on my face wh...
Bob Vaughan Woodworking 10 866 03-18-2022, 07:47 AM
  0 Thread: Delta?
Post: RE: Delta?

fptahoe Wrote: (03-15-2022, 07:25 AM) -- Not sure if this post belongs here or in wood turning - moderators - apologies if this is in the wrong forum.  I have an opportunity for a good deal on an old...
Bob Vaughan Woodworking Power Tools 5 725 03-16-2022, 08:08 AM
  0 Thread: One Inch Belt Sander
Post: RE: One Inch Belt Sander

Most all the narrow belt sanders I ran across were noisy and shaky regardless of price except for the Burr King.  That one is nice. So before I'd heard of Burr King, I saw samples of the rest and dec...
Bob Vaughan Woodworking Power Tools 10 1,056 03-14-2022, 09:08 PM
  0 Thread: Machined miter bar?
Post: RE: Machined miter bar?

For decades, I've been ordering 3/4 x 3/8 CRS bar stock and using that.  Lately the machining hasn't been perfect so I've had to file fit or bend some of the 18"+ sticks.  This makes for a very precis...
Bob Vaughan Woodworking Power Tools 12 806 03-14-2022, 06:47 PM
  0 Thread: Drill bits for steel, 3/8" and smaller
Post: RE: Drill bits for steel, 3/8" and smaller

Consider learning how to sharpen a twist drill.  Even if its made of the best gee-whiz steel, a dull bit isn't your friend. Sharpening isn't all that hard.  There are some people that will discard a d...
Bob Vaughan Woodworking Power Tools 18 1,404 03-02-2022, 11:13 PM

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