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  0 Thread: Jointer Cutter Head
Post: RE: Jointer Cutter Head

meackerman Wrote: (10-04-2022, 02:16 PM) -- I still have my DJ20 original cutter head in a box.  Been there for 10+ years.  Prolly gonna get tossed soon. -- Definitely more than 10 years, you were ...
Brian in sunny FL Woodworking Power Tools 17 1,054 10-06-2022, 08:34 AM
  0 Thread: LuxCut III Replacement Helical Spiral Cutter Head
Post: RE: LuxCut III Replacement Helical Spiral Cutter H...

kurt18947 Wrote: (09-15-2022, 10:46 AM) -- I didn't think so but that's what the banner ad in the top left of the page said. I don't see it today, perhaps they removed an inaccurate ad. I definitely ...
Brian in sunny FL Woodworking Power Tools 7 694 09-15-2022, 05:26 PM
  0 Thread: LuxCut III Replacement Helical Spiral Cutter Head
Post: RE: LuxCut III Replacement Helical Spiral Cutter H...

kurt18947 Wrote: (09-11-2022, 09:39 AM) -- That company doesn't make a cutterhead for my machine but I did learn something. It appears that Shelix Heads by Byrd Tool is a division of mywoodcutters.co...
Brian in sunny FL Woodworking Power Tools 7 694 09-13-2022, 12:47 PM
  0 Thread: Powermatic Model 60
Post: RE: Powermatic Model 60

American made model 60 in that condition, wouldn't have expected it to last long.
Brian in sunny FL Woodworking Power Tools 14 867 09-09-2022, 01:36 PM
  0 Thread: Router Bits
Post: RE: Router Bits

Tapper Wrote: (03-19-2022, 10:36 PM) -- Thanks to all for your comments. John, looks like that 3/8" bit requires a 3/8" collet, correct? I seem to have 1/4" and 1/2" collets; no 3/8" in the inventory...
Brian in sunny FL Woodworking Power Tools 14 2,130 03-23-2022, 11:41 AM
  0 Thread: Holbren Discount
Post: RE: Holbren Discount

It's amazing how spammers find there way into the most obscure places.
Brian in sunny FL Woodworking Power Tools 14 8,111 11-24-2021, 02:11 PM
  0 Thread: Couple Byrd head quickie questions
Post: RE: Couple Byrd head quickie questions

Two purposes of the 45 inch pounds and you pointed out one of them.  The cutters can crack if you tighten too much and consistency.
Brian in sunny FL Woodworking Power Tools 10 1,386 10-12-2021, 01:10 PM
  0 Thread: Couple Byrd head quickie questions
Post: RE: Couple Byrd head quickie questions

They are Torx Plus or TP25 which have a broader shoulder than the standard Torx.  There should have been a bit included with the head for 1/4" drive.  Use a torque wrench to set to 45 inch pounds to t...
Brian in sunny FL Woodworking Power Tools 10 1,386 10-07-2021, 10:58 AM
  0 Thread: My CNC Book is now available
Post: RE: My CNC Book is now available

Congrats Ralph.  I'll keep it in mind in case I get a customer asking.
Brian in sunny FL Woodworking Power Tools 8 1,159 09-22-2021, 11:16 AM
  0 Thread: Sheartak Spiral Cutterhead for WOODMASTER 718 Planer
Post: RE: Sheartak Spiral Cutterhead for WOODMASTER 718 ...

fredhargis Wrote: (06-06-2021, 05:43 AM) -- The inserts are the same size as the Byrd inserts, I'm not sure they are interchangeable, but it will still be a nice addition to the Woodmaster. -- The ...
Brian in sunny FL Woodworking Power Tools 10 2,574 06-10-2021, 12:52 PM
  0 Thread: Top-Notch Plywood Blade?
Post: RE: Top-Notch Plywood Blade?

Like others have said the 10" 80T Hi-ATB blades are the ones to buy.  Being the splintering usually happens when the blade exits on the bottom size a zero clearance insert as mentioned as well helps. ...
Brian in sunny FL Woodworking Power Tools 21 3,188 02-09-2021, 02:06 PM
  0 Thread: Is there really a surplus of gbbed cutterheads? I have problems finding one.
Post: RE: Is there really a surplus of gbbed cutterheads...

TGW Wrote: (01-19-2021, 02:54 PM) -- The manufacturer was Franz Dornburg AG in Coburg in Germany. Probably made before the war. Model unknown but I could take measurements. Having a secondhand cut...
Brian in sunny FL Woodworking Power Tools 8 1,537 01-21-2021, 10:43 AM
  0 Thread: Is there really a surplus of gbbed cutterheads? I have problems finding one.
Post: RE: Is there really a surplus of gbbed cutterheads...

TGW Wrote: (01-18-2021, 12:10 PM) -- It seems like I may get the opportunity to purchase a 24" thicknesser very cheap. This because the cutterhead is both damaged and of theclamshell type which is no...
Brian in sunny FL Woodworking Power Tools 8 1,537 01-19-2021, 02:20 PM
  0 Thread: Need to rotate cutters on Shelix head. Any advice?
Post: RE: Need to rotate cutters on Shelix head. Any ad...

Here are the official Byrd instructions. https://www.holbren.com/misc/byrd_cutter_install.pdf Use whatever is easiest to get them out.  Make sure you know how they are indexed so you rotate them...
Brian in sunny FL Woodworking Power Tools 15 3,077 09-24-2020, 02:08 PM
  0 Thread: Rockler Shipping is bad
Post: RE: Rockler Shipping is bad

Folks don't realize how expensive shipping is and USPS is actually the only way to affordable ship small packages.  UPS wouldn't ship an empty box to your house a mile away for $7.
Brian in sunny FL Woodworking 32 10,059 09-10-2020, 02:25 PM
  0 Thread: Long high-quality brad point bits
Post: RE: Long high-quality brad point bits

Fred, maybe the bits on page 9 of this catalog?  They appear to be part of the Twinland series which are decent bits but not as good as the LV ones you have.  I checked Norseman and they don't have, d...
Brian in sunny FL Woodworking 14 5,272 05-13-2019, 01:54 PM
  0 Thread: Holbren Discount
Post: RE: Holbren Discount

The discount codes are turned off because the Byrd heads are marked down and can't afford another 10%.  So, just send an email to sales@holbren.com after you place order and it will be processed manua...
Brian in sunny FL Woodworking Power Tools 14 8,111 04-08-2019, 12:30 PM
  0 Thread: Speaking of Whiteside
Post: RE: Speaking of Whiteside

Timing is everything, haven't checked in for a while been really busy.  All is well though.
Brian in sunny FL Woodworking Power Tools 2 2,840 04-08-2019, 12:29 PM
  0 Thread: Home Theater
Post: RE: Home Theater

What did you end up buying?  I have an LG OLED and love it but expensive for the larger ones.  I'm sure some other sets have a great picture but when I viewed the demo side by side the OLED was quite ...
Brian in sunny FL Home Improvement 25 9,663 01-28-2019, 02:11 PM
  0 Thread: sharpening a router bit
Post: RE: sharpening a router bit

Problem is the bearings will probably not line up with the cutter edge anymore.  Many sharpening shops take too much material off which doesn't help.
Brian in sunny FL Woodworking Power Tools 12 4,332 01-28-2019, 01:42 PM

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