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  1. NCFS Woodturning Club Meeting Saturday June 1

    Hello All,

    We would like to welcome turners to visit our growing woodturning club in Eastern NC. We meet on the first Saturday of each month from 10 - 12. This month we have an exciting special...
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    the Harvey is a superb lathe, and might also be a...

    the Harvey is a superb lathe, and might also be a good choice here. it has a CNC servo motor that is incredibly strong, efficient and quiet. If you need more length, add an extension. There is an...
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    Have you looked at the Robust Scout? It is a...

    Have you looked at the Robust Scout? It is a powerful lathe with outstanding features in a compact size. I turn on one, Carl Jacobson turns on one, and many other professional turners do as well. For...
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    thanks all for the suggestions, please keep them...

    thanks all for the suggestions, please keep them coming. We have 20 total chucks, one for each of our lathes at the North Carolina Furniture School. Each chuck has multiple jaw sets, so the solution...
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    I don't know what the bore is on your Oneway...

    I don't know what the bore is on your Oneway steady. I use the Clark rests and have seen and used many other brands over the years, the holes are typically universal. Call Oneway, ask what size the...
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    now that's a step in the direction I'm looking...

    now that's a step in the direction I'm looking for! thanks
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    just go with roller blade wheels. If you are...

    just go with roller blade wheels. If you are wearing them out, you are applying too much pressure. $10/wheel is way too much.
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    I've used most of these kinds of things up to...

    I've used most of these kinds of things up to now, however I am trying to figure out something for the school. We have in total 20 lathes, each with a chuck, and each chuck has multiple sets of jaws....
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    how do you store your chuck jaw sets?

    I am looking for a new solution for storing multiple sets of chuck jaws and hoping some of you have come up with good solutions and are willing to share some photos.

    thanks!
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    I'll check on the fan curve for you. i think...

    I'll check on the fan curve for you. i think you'd be surprised, I have hooked it up to my Powermatic 221 and it kept up respectably. They are coming out with two larger models, I should have more...
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    Hello all, i just stumbled across this thread and...

    Hello all, i just stumbled across this thread and thought I would give you my assessment of the machine. I do sell them through the North Carolina Furniture School, and I do have a working...
  12. Malcolm, I have spent a lot of my life abroad and...

    Malcolm, I have spent a lot of my life abroad and understand international logistics. I also sell tools through the North Carolina Furniture School. I'd be glad to look into shipping for you if you'd...
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    I have a 1920's era Yates American G89 that will...

    I have a 1920's era Yates American G89 that will do all you are asking. I'm not sure what the exact capacities are because I use it for straight line ripping. I'll sell it reasonably, so let's talk...
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    I will try that, thanks for the tip!

    I will try that, thanks for the tip!
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    alright thanks all, I'm sticking with the...

    alright thanks all, I'm sticking with the straight knives on the machine. Maybe somewhere down the road I'll convert to a helical head, but my 3 knife has been in service for about 70 years, it'll...
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    thanks, I saw some of that discussion. However, I...

    thanks, I saw some of that discussion. However, I know how to sharpen and don't mind if it takes a little longer if it significantly reduces noise and/or less tear out. That said, my 3 knife head...
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    I have used helical heads, and was thinking about...

    I have used helical heads, and was thinking about converting this head to one before I found this grinder at a price I couldn't pass on. So now I'm wondering about swapping my three knife out for the...
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    Powermatic 221 quiet head?

    Any powermatic 221 owners out there with the 'quiet head' installed on your planer? I just scored one for free, and I'm curious to know if there is any compelling argument to swap out my 3 knife...
  19. I would call the company or look up your closest...

    I would call the company or look up your closest DeWalt Authorized Service Center and ask them. It's a great little planer and will last a long time if you treat it right
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    You can take all the stock outside, wrap it in...

    You can take all the stock outside, wrap it in heavy mil plastic and throw in a whole box of moth balls and leave it for several days. Wear a respirator and nitrile when you do it. When you open it,...
  21. believe it or not the pneumatic sanders from...

    believe it or not the pneumatic sanders from Harbor Freight work well. They are not top of the line sanders but we used them in the big shop and got similar results if we treated them right as we did...
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    I found a grinder setup for mine so I am going...

    I found a grinder setup for mine so I am going that route - at least for a while. I'll update once it arrives and I get everything sharpened up. In the meantime i remain interested in hearing...
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    Is that a vote? care to expand?

    Is that a vote? care to expand?
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    Hi Jeff, how much wood do you run in a month? My...

    Hi Jeff, how much wood do you run in a month? My planer sees as much as 30 hours a month. Do you sharpen on the machine or send your knives out? Do you run a 3, 4, knife or a quiet cutterhead? I've...
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    thanks guys. I want to do the conversion but it...

    thanks guys. I want to do the conversion but it will have to wait for a while. In the meantime I am looking for a grinder, my machine has the mounting bar for it.

    Wade, here is a link to the best...
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