Search:

Type: Posts; User: Chip Lindley; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.28 seconds.

  1. Replies
    54
    Views
    3,823

    Thank you all for your interest in my question...

    Thank you all for your interest in my question about my 200v 3-phase Delta radial arm saw being run in the home shop with commercial ARCO Type R, 7.5hp RPC. The RPC is on a dicatated 40A...
  2. Replies
    54
    Views
    3,823

    Please allow me to jump in with a question about...

    Please allow me to jump in with a question about my 3-phase. I have run a home shop for years off of a 240v rotary converter Now I have acquired a nice Delta 16-inch (long arm) radial arm saw ( but...
  3. Replies
    41
    Views
    3,846

    Bluetooth wireless headphones! Connect to laptop...

    Bluetooth wireless headphones! Connect to laptop / iphone / ipod. Take your pick! But, my shop is too noisy for 'just' listening...
  4. Hello Chris, A rotary phase converter is the...

    Hello Chris,
    A rotary phase converter is the way to go for running 3-phase commercial machinery in a home shop with only single phase electrical service. There are TONS of threads devoted to the...
  5. Replies
    2
    Views
    756

    Hello Lundy, What exactly do you mean by *dial...

    Hello Lundy,
    What exactly do you mean by *dial down the belt*? Do you mean adding a dial indicator for micro-adjustment of your sanding thickness?

    I never bothered with micro-measuring....
  6. Replies
    20
    Views
    2,049

    I bought my Leigh D4 back in the '90s to cut thru...

    I bought my Leigh D4 back in the '90s to cut thru dovetails only, so any disadvantage in cutting half-blind DTs with the Leigh eludes me. It does excellent work in 3/4" stock. The template has to be...
  7. Replies
    21
    Views
    2,944

    Many different viewpoints from different folks...

    Many different viewpoints from different folks with different interests and goals.


    Don't forget it is Tax Refund time now. I have sold machinery advertised since last summer in the past few...
  8. Replies
    9
    Views
    2,283

    ~~

    Hi David, Got a pic of that shaper?? I have a 2 hp. Davis & Wells shaper with 1" spindle--but, not that large. Table is 29-1/2 x 21-1/2. It is a nice running, heavy machine. Mine IS dedicated to...
  9. Hi David, I have been a P-C Man since wayy wayy...

    Hi David, I have been a P-C Man since wayy wayy back. No problems at all. The 5-speed 7518 is great if you need the slower speeds. There is also the 7519 Speedmatic from P-C, one speed only. ...
  10. Replies
    44
    Views
    4,775

    Poll: I am proud owner of a pre-owned 1998 Powermatic...

    I am proud owner of a pre-owned 1998 Powermatic 66 in 2005. It has been my quest saw for many years. It cuts perfectly. With overhead Excaliber blade guard/dust extracter, I feel very safe...
  11. Replies
    6
    Views
    2,199

    A DMT Diamond File in the fine grit 6 inch size...

    A DMT Diamond File in the fine grit 6 inch size is great for sharpening router bits. Hold the flat surface of the bit against the sharpener, and count equal strokes on both wings. I have touched up...
  12. Replies
    40
    Views
    4,969

    Reply by Rich Riddle: It's unsafe to cut wood...

    Reply by Rich Riddle: It's unsafe to cut wood with the push stroke with a radial arm saw instead of cutting the wood on the pull stroke. You have to insert the wood after you have pulled the blade...
  13. Replies
    14
    Views
    1,582

    Imma Delta/Rockwell man, but those DeWalts are...

    Imma Delta/Rockwell man, but those DeWalts are mighty fine too! Nothing like a big RAS with wide crosscut capacity when it's needed! Plenty of Hp. for 8/4 oak, or a whole stack of plywood cut to...
  14. Replies
    20
    Views
    2,529

    Why not an Iron Monster? There are many bargains...

    Why not an Iron Monster? There are many bargains on used 15" import planers, depending on your location. I found a Powermatic Model 15 for $454.

    I doubt the table-top DeWalt will last long...
  15. Replies
    9
    Views
    1,792

    Matt, what you actually need is a 1/8" radius...

    Matt, what you actually need is a 1/8" radius roundover bit in your router table. Surely you have a router table for the rail/stile joints of your doors. Round over tops and bottoms first, then the...
  16. Replies
    15
    Views
    10,950

    Bruce, you have a little Jewel there! The...

    Bruce, you have a little Jewel there! The grandfather of all 4-post planers from the '80s probably. Invicta produced fine machines for Rockwell and then Delta after the name changed!

    Change...
  17. Isn't that why they make sound deadening OSHA...

    Isn't that why they make sound deadening OSHA approved ear muffs??? Straight Knife cutter head planers/jointers are much louder than spiral head machines. Adding a dust collector probably triples...
  18. Replies
    37
    Views
    5,811

    IF you have a stick welder and side grinder, make...

    IF you have a stick welder and side grinder, make your own! I have made custom bases for my PM66 table saw, 20" planer, and other lesser machines. Some, I patterned from HTC's Tricycle bases. ...
  19. Replies
    36
    Views
    3,927

    Don't forget, there is the Velcro hook and loop...

    Don't forget, there is the Velcro hook and loop alternative. Grizzly sells a self-adhesive wrap for their 24" drums. Buy a big roll of felt-backed sanding roll online and it will last you eons! ...
  20. Replies
    16
    Views
    2,380

    Since the plate is aluminum, you can re-flex it...

    Since the plate is aluminum, you can re-flex it back to flat by applying pressure at the ends with a fulcrum in the center. Trial and error prevails. But it will work in time. Phenolic could not...
  21. Nick, shapers have a raising mechanism built into...

    Nick, shapers have a raising mechanism built into the spindle, just like router lifts do. On all my shapers, (Powermatic, old Moaks, and a WoodTek) I use the *eyeball method* to adjust cutter...
  22. Replies
    18
    Views
    4,203

    Although mitered frames can add a nice detail to...

    Although mitered frames can add a nice detail to doors and drawers when well done, I am forced to be reminded of commercial cabinetry, which lends itself to CNC machining. The mitered corners omit...
  23. Replies
    3
    Views
    1,745

    If the price is "right", ($500-$700) the G1066 is...

    If the price is "right", ($500-$700) the G1066 is a great FIRST drum sander! It will be adequate for most finishing jobs, while giving you something else to look forward to--like a Woodmaster! I...
  24. Replies
    10
    Views
    3,944

    Paul, I would not hesitate to spend $500 on a...

    Paul, I would not hesitate to spend $500 on a G1066 if it is clean and in working order. Having a double drum sander can be very worthwhile. I find 24" width plenty for most sanding, unless you plan...
  25. Replies
    5
    Views
    891

    Glad you did not try to pound the router barrel...

    Glad you did not try to pound the router barrel in place! I suspect your situation is why those "off-shore" Jessems were sold at bargain prices. Just a silly fraction of a mm. off!

    with a...
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4