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  0 Thread: Who uses two bandsaws in their shop?
Post: RE: Who uses two bandsaws in their shop?

I have two.  A 20" Delta/Rockwell that I rebuilt about 10-12 years ago.  It has a 3 phase motor with a VFD for variable speed.  Second is an Inca 10" that replaced a Delta Homecraft 10".  The little I...
EvilTwin Woodworking 22 1,734 02-22-2021, 07:19 PM
  0 Thread: 46 460 lathe bearing replacement
Post: RE: 46 460 lathe bearing replacement

(02-14-2021, 07:54 AM)cbygeorge Wrote: Have a look over at OWWM (Old Woodworking Machines).  I am sure someone there could help you. Don't mention that lathe if you do.  They limit discussions to n...
EvilTwin Woodturning 8 1,467 02-16-2021, 07:50 PM
  0 Thread: "Woodworkers Journal "Irish parlor clock
Post: RE: "Woodworkers Journal "Irish parlor clock

Just so everybody can see what the clock he is building looks like, here is the link to the article: http://www.woodworkersjournal.com/wp-con...-Clock.pdf
EvilTwin Woodworking 11 2,071 02-16-2021, 07:30 PM
  0 Thread: Fish Tank Stand
Post: RE: Fish Tank Stand

You dont need 2x4's to build a sturdy stand.  A strong plywood box that wont flex will do the trick just fine.  As long as the sides dont rack, 3/4 inch ply is strong enough for the compression most h...
EvilTwin Woodworking 18 2,531 12-02-2020, 10:00 PM
  0 Thread: Powermatic Planer Value
Post: RE: Powermatic Planer Value

(11-18-2020, 01:54 PM)aquaticjim Wrote: How do you know?  I hear that all of the time about the Asian crap to justify buying the cheapest copy of something.  The truth is that no one knows.  The 15"...
EvilTwin Woodworking Power Tools 17 2,820 11-30-2020, 07:56 PM
  0 Thread: New Bandsaw (or Band saw)
Post: RE: New Bandsaw (or Band saw)

(10-28-2020, 03:45 PM)Scouter Wrote: I currently have a 10 vintage (old) Delta bandsaw, used it yesterday and the saw locked up (blade came paritally off the wheel and cut into the cover) and blew t...
EvilTwin Woodworking Power Tools 10 1,886 10-30-2020, 04:17 PM
  0 Thread: Looking for DeWalt RAS Info
Post: RE: Looking for DeWalt RAS Info

One thing to look for is the condition of the motor bearings. On saws that old, the grease in the bearings can dry out, so the saw blade will spin endlessly when power is cut. Normally the grease w...
EvilTwin Woodworking Power Tools 9 1,527 09-29-2020, 07:54 PM
  0 Thread: keyless chuck removal
Post: RE: keyless chuck removal

(09-19-2020, 05:31 AM)fredhargis Wrote: Just getting lithium batteries may not work unless your charger will charge them, as i understand it that's not always the case. Regardless, you have the tool...
EvilTwin Woodworking Power Tools 19 3,036 09-24-2020, 06:14 PM
  0 Thread: Bringing an 18yo Jacuzzi back to life
Post: RE: Bringing an 18yo Jacuzzi back to life

(07-15-2020, 10:49 PM)Phil Thien Wrote: That was a lot of work, you're gonna need a soaker. I've had several. The whole process of jacking it out of the deck, propping it up, fixing the leak and t...
EvilTwin Home Improvement 3 993 07-16-2020, 06:04 AM
  0 Thread: Bringing an 18yo Jacuzzi back to life
Post: Bringing an 18yo Jacuzzi back to life

We've had a Jacuzzi hot tub that we bought new about 18 years ago sitting on our back deck.  I know its probably past its use by date, but it has kept on going till one day that it didn't.  Previously...
EvilTwin Home Improvement 3 993 07-15-2020, 09:19 PM
  0 Thread: Help: Lathe (What and Where to buy?)
Post: RE: Help: Lathe (What and Where to buy?)

Before you spend lots of cash on tools and a grinder, how much time have you spent turning?    The reason I ask is that like other hobbies, our interests evolve and what we start out thinking many tim...
EvilTwin Woodworking Power Tools 31 4,766 07-15-2020, 07:25 PM
  0 Thread: Inca 342 Bandsaw, Resaw. Help needed!!
Post: RE: Inca 342 Bandsaw, Resaw. Help needed!!

What flavor of Inca 342 is this?  I have the two wheel 10" one, the "260" .  From what I gather they also have a model that starts with 342 and is a 3 wheel version.  I checked online and found a copy...
EvilTwin Woodworking Power Tools 10 2,984 05-27-2020, 01:28 PM
  0 Thread: Source for Delta Unisaw Switch
Post: RE: Source for Delta Unisaw Switch

(05-07-2020, 03:09 PM)SpotNStalk Wrote: I was a member on this forum several years back which led me to the purchase of a Delta Unisaw and various other woodworking tools.  Following a recent cross ...
EvilTwin Woodworking Power Tools 10 4,612 05-07-2020, 04:48 PM
  0 Thread: Jet 8" or 10" Joiner/Planer combo
Post: RE: Jet 8" or 10" Joiner/Planer combo

Since we are sharing... Combo machines are a good idea if done well.  They can save space for sure, with some compromises in function.  Probably over 10 years ago I picked up a Makita 2030 which is c...
EvilTwin Woodworking Power Tools 6 2,136 04-10-2020, 11:27 AM
  0 Thread: Jet 8" or 10" Joiner/Planer combo
Post: RE: Jet 8" or 10" Joiner/Planer combo

8 or 10 inches is a good size for a jointer, but is a tad small for a planer.   These two machines are essentially benchtop models, and a quick look on woodcrafts website shows some pretty poor review...
EvilTwin Woodworking Power Tools 6 2,136 04-09-2020, 06:30 AM
  0 Thread: Sources for woodturning resin
Post: RE: Sources for woodturning resin

Thanks all. I may order something soon. For a blue/green color with some reflective stuff in it, what would be a good combo of dye and dust? Going to start small and see how it goes, but I always s...
EvilTwin Woodturning 4 1,550 03-30-2020, 09:25 AM
  0 Thread: Sources for woodturning resin
Post: Sources for woodturning resin

Like lots of folks, stuck in the house for the duration.  I've got some wood put up about 6 months ago and its showing a fairly low moisture count now, but some of the blanks did split some.  Rather t...
EvilTwin Woodturning 4 1,550 03-25-2020, 12:34 PM
  0 Thread: Bandsaw
Post: RE: Bandsaw

I've messed around with dust collection on several bandsaws over the years from 10-20". It never quite works as well as you would hope, maybe catches 70-80% of the dust if you are lucky. It seems li...
EvilTwin Woodworking Power Tools 11 3,957 02-10-2020, 07:19 AM
  0 Thread: ROS-shop vac hose?
Post: RE: ROS-shop vac hose?

Any 1.5 inch hose will probably do better, you could also upgrade the vac to one of the euro styles like a festool or in my case a Nilfisk that has a more compliant hose as well as a tool power port s...
EvilTwin Woodworking Power Tools 17 4,561 02-10-2020, 07:10 AM
  0 Thread: A Totally Insane, Ridiculously Over Engineered, X-Y T-Track DRO Drill Press Table
Post: RE: A Totally Insane, Ridiculously Over Engineered...

Beautiful. Over-engineered, Extremely. You are gonna cry the first time you drill through the wood and put a hole in that nice extruded table...
EvilTwin Woodworking Power Tools 20 6,313 02-10-2020, 07:06 AM

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