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    Patrick Walsh

    Vintage Martin T75 restoration

    Thread Starter: Patrick Walsh

    So I have a opportunity to purchase the above machine for a fair deal from my employer. I am aware of the phenolic guides being pop riveted I the the sliding table along with not availible for replacement. So my question is as follows to those in the know with regard to the phenolic ways....

    Last Post By: Mark Hennebury Today, 12:54 PM Go to last post
    Ollie McDottie

    Why a 12" jointer?

    Thread Starter: Ollie McDottie

    I'm in the market for a new jointer. So obviously, I've spent an inordinate amount of time reading up on the options/opinions. Currently I'm waffling between an 8" Powermatic HH parallelogram and Laguna 12" HH parallelogram. Blog after blog, forum upon forum, folks seem to all say bigger is better....

    Last Post By: Mark e Kessler Yesterday, 10:50 PM Go to last post
    Dueane Hicks

    Talking to my drum sander

    Thread Starter: Dueane Hicks

    I bought this overly expensive piece of equipment, thinking it was good at sanding. I bought a Supermax 25/50; mostly to sand burls for making small boxes. This darn thing gums up so easily that I have just given up even using it! I use zirconium belts, at 80,100,120 grit. They always gum up with...

    Last Post By: Jim Becker Yesterday, 4:09 PM Go to last post
    mark mcfarlane

    Air compressor blowing circuit breaker

    Thread Starter: mark mcfarlane

    I have a slow leak somewhere in my air line plumbing (which I possibly should not have installed in the walls...), This causes my air compressor to cycle maybe once or twice a day to refill the circular network of air lines. Every few days the compressor throws the 20 amp dedicated 120V circuit...

    Last Post By: David Kumm Today, 12:15 PM Go to last post
    Prashun Patel

    Gas or Electric Ovens

    Thread Starter: Prashun Patel

    We are replacing our stove top with a range, and not sure if we should get gas or electric. (Electric is 30% more. than the gas option). We currently have an electric wall oven currently, and have issues with baking cakes. Cookies, turkeys, lasagnes, enchiladas are all fine. Anyway, reco's...

    Last Post By: Art Mann Today, 1:16 PM Go to last post
    Bob Riefer

    band saw blade install question

    Thread Starter: Bob Riefer

    Hello again :-) I've been super active in the shop lately, so I guess my questions piled up a bit. Thanks again for any advice. Separate from my table saw thread, I have a question around my band saw. I recently installed a new blade on my Grizzly G0555, and have tried to very closely...

    Last Post By: Bob Riefer Today, 1:38 PM Go to last post