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    If you do that, will you still have good ceiling...

    If you do that, will you still have good ceiling clearance? If the ceiling height is low, you'll be muttering every time your handling long stock.
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    We have a "micro" drill press at work for making...

    We have a "micro" drill press at work for making tiny holes. It is similar to the Cameron 214 Series. Would something like that be too small for you?
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    Yep. I agree with Peter. Looks to be parts from...

    Yep. I agree with Peter. Looks to be parts from some type of miter gauge/slider. I think you received a bonus!
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    Dennis, Sounds like you had a great weekend. A...

    Dennis, Sounds like you had a great weekend. A big Thank You to your son for his choice of serving our country.

    I worked on a stand for the old lathe I was given most of last week and assembled...
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    I'm a recent convert to a track saw. I used to...

    I'm a recent convert to a track saw. I used to "rough" cut plywood with my circular saw and then finish cut with the table saw. I've never liked breaking down sheet goods with the table saw. The...
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    Another New to Me Post - It's a Lathe

    Well here it is. An old Power King/Craftsman Lathe that was given to me in pieces. I have de-rusted everything (Thank you EvapoRust), built a stand that I still need to finish, and made a missing...
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    Jim, I love my 16-32, and like you, have to keep...

    Jim, I love my 16-32, and like you, have to keep it on casters due to shop space issues. You'll find that it is a good machine to be mobile, as mine stays put with no problem. Hope you like it.
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    Hope you are able to retrieve all her favorites! ...

    Hope you are able to retrieve all her favorites! Good luck
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    Just wanted to post a quick update. In the end,...

    Just wanted to post a quick update. In the end, I received a replacement set of the Forstner Bits and they are fantastic! I'm still a bit put off by the amount of time it took LV to turn the...
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    Thanks Dave. I posted over there and have an...

    Thanks Dave. I posted over there and have an answer already. It is part of a jack stand for holding a cone pulley.
  11. There was a Shop Notes build of a lazy susan...

    There was a Shop Notes build of a lazy susan arrangement for hold 3 tools. Rather than using a lazy susan mechanism, they used a piece of pipe for the axis. They put a ring of material handling...
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    What is this?

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    I received this in the boxes with the old Craftsman Lathe I was given. I have the lathe cleaned up and put together, but don't know if this even belongs with it or what it is. It...
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    Nice looking mirror Dennis. I hope they sell...

    Nice looking mirror Dennis. I hope they sell well for you.

    I built a new stand to mount my band saw on last week and then this weekend I applied all the finish. Last evening, mounted the band...
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    Spent the day working, on and off, on the lathe. ...

    Spent the day working, on and off, on the lathe. I was able to easily pop the drive spur out of the headstock, but had to get quite persuasive with the dead center in the tailstock. Both are out,...
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    Well I got the lathe today....or at least most of...

    Well I got the lathe today....or at least most of it. It turns out it is an old Craftsman (made by Power King) Model 534.06260 with the cast bed. It has the headstock, tailstock and banjo detached...
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    by Lisa Starr
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    Thomas - go easy when you turn the heat on in the...

    Thomas - go easy when you turn the heat on in the new shop. If you warm the concrete up too quickly, it is much more likely to crack. Also, depending on how it is set-up, consider lowering the...
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    I have the 15" Grizzly Planer, but with straight...

    I have the 15" Grizzly Planer, but with straight blades. I can't compare it to the Powermatic, as I've never used one. I can tell you the Grizzly is heavy and works well. It does tend the let the...
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    Thank you all for thoughts and input. I'm still...

    Thank you all for thoughts and input. I'm still reading every post. I still haven't actually received the lathe and related equipment, as the person giving it to me was sick last weekend. ...
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    I have one made by HydroPex that has worked well...

    I have one made by HydroPex that has worked well for several years. I imagine I purchased it from Supply House online
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    by Lisa Starr
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    For Ken and others considering radiant floor heat...

    For Ken and others considering radiant floor heat without a source of makeup water. You only have to install a low water cutoff to meet code in most jurisdictions. My particular boiler recommends...
  21. The mounting area you see is for the stock blade...

    The mounting area you see is for the stock blade guard/splitter/anti-kickback pawls.
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    Thank you all for the comments so far. I'll...

    Thank you all for the comments so far. I'll positively look up Bill, as you are correct, he would be very close to me. So far, your comments on the "replaceable insert" type tools mimic my initial...
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    Newbie Questions

    Hi all, I'm a long time woodworker, but just getting ready to try my hand at turning. I'm being given an older benchtop lathe with tools etc, but won't know anything about them until I get it on...
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    Well, I know lots of you have had good customer...

    Well, I know lots of you have had good customer service from Lee Valley, but I'm beginning to wonder if it is the right company for me to do business with. As you know, I purchased set of Forstner...
  25. Paul, My Dust Collector systems are also pressed...

    Paul, My Dust Collector systems are also pressed together, but due to availability of fittings locally, Schedule 40 pipe. I agree, workshops evolve, or a least mine does. :)
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