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    Carbide inserts for hollowing tools?

    I am going to make some carbide tipped hollowing tools.

    I have a complete metal working machine shop (lathe, mill, knife/belt grinder, drill press, saws, TIG and MIG welders, plasma cutter,...
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    No, that's just plain ol' Felix.

    No, that's just plain ol' Felix.
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    Thanks to all for the feedback. My son has...

    Thanks to all for the feedback.

    My son has monitored this thread along with a similar thread elsewhere. After a review with me, he bought the Dewalt 779 and will add the shadow light.

    It...
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    Thanks for all the good insights and comments. ...

    Thanks for all the good insights and comments. Keep them coming!

    For some clarity, l am looking for a slider miter saw and have no interest in a radial arm saw.
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    Which Slider Miter Saw to buy?

    My son is starting a shop from scratch and looking for the best miter/slider saw to buy. Best = accurate, repeatable, reasonable cross cut capacity, dust collection, and reliable. (Edit: added...
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    Lee, thanks for the update. I certainly...

    Lee, thanks for the update. I certainly understand how one's employment gets the priority!
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    Thought I would ask again - any news on the...

    Thought I would ask again - any news on the schedule for the swap?

    I frequent another forum that uses the XenForo software and it is really nice. So I am hoping all is going well for the...
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    Okay, here's the video on the Griz...

    Okay, here's the video on the Griz. Taking John's statement that the Griz and PM are the same, then this should help.
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    Thanks for pointing out Lamb Tool

    Thanks David for the tip on Lamb Tool. I took a look and thought I would post a photo of it here. This is a snippet off their website including the price.

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    It is a very nice looking...
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    Okay Matt, help us out. My search skills must be...

    Okay Matt, help us out. My search skills must be limited. Give us a youtube link for specifically upgrading a Powermatic 15" planer with Byrd Shelix since that is what the OP asked for.
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    Prtrick is correct. You will need some measuring...

    Prtrick is correct. You will need some measuring equipment.

    For example, this Oneway gauge is worth every nickel. I bought it to install the Byrd in the PM jointer and tune the jointer up. It...
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    I recently upgraded my PM 8" jointer to a Byrd...

    I recently upgraded my PM 8" jointer to a Byrd Shelix. Check out Oella Saw and Tool for prices and tips for your upgrade. They had what I needed in stock, shipped it quick, and it was packaged...
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    It is too narrow and has a V grooved edge that it...

    It is too narrow and has a V grooved edge that it sits on. It is extremely unstable and you spend more time trying to hold it up than you do adjusting the surfaces that you are working on. If you...
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    hold it and test it first

    I have two squares and a T-square. All were worth the cost to me and I use them often.
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    I have their straight edge and an extreme case of buyer's remorse. I bought it...
  15. Thanks Pete, I found one on ebay for ~$28 shipped...

    Thanks Pete, I found one on ebay for ~$28 shipped and bought it.
  16. Metal body bench/block plane plans?

    I am looking for plans for metal body bench and block planes.

    I am an avid woodworker but also a hobby machinist. I am lucky to have a nice machine shop and tooling. So I have wanted to make a...
  17. Metal Lathes Also to get the motor drive out of the way and...

    Also to get the motor drive out of the way and provide space.
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    X2 on pictures and feedback. I would be very...

    X2 on pictures and feedback. I would be very interested in your evaluation.
  19. Roger, the lever mounted under the outfeed table...

    Roger, the lever mounted under the outfeed table will give you a bit better leverage/lift because of its location in the linkage. However since its under the table it becomes a bit less efficient...
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    Nice machine but as already mentioned already,...

    Nice machine but as already mentioned already, flat tables are imperative. I would be reluctant to take one on without checking that. If they aren't flat, then you have a big mess on your hands and...
  21. Mel, sorry but the lever is for raising and...

    Mel, sorry but the lever is for raising and lowering the outfeed table. It has no influence on the eccentric adjustment. The lever collar simply covers the eccentric and turns the shaft via the key...
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    Matt, I didn't see a table saw on your equipment...

    Matt, I didn't see a table saw on your equipment list. If you do not yet have one, find a good used one and spend your budget on that. A decent table saw is the center of a decent shop. Buy the...
  23. Yes, I have read the manual. I even have it in...

    Yes, I have read the manual. I even have it in printed form. I followed it to align the outfeed with the new Byrd and then to make both in and out feed tables coplanar. Yes, I used the eccentrics...
  24. Thanks for the comments. I have just finished...

    Thanks for the comments. I have just finished putting a Byrd Shelix in it and adjusted the outfeed table parallel to the Byrd axis. I did this with the eccentric cams as mentioned.

    I then...
  25. PM 8" Parallelogram Joiner out-feed lift handles?

    I am tuning up a "new to me" Powermatic PJ882 8" jointer. It has two handles that operate the elevation of the out feed table. Is this common? All the photos and documentation I have seen only...
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