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  1. That's a very, very nice router table....well...

    That's a very, very nice router table....well done!
  2. Stanley Rule & Level Co. Combination Planes Booklet, by Ken Roberts

    Hello all,
    I am rationalizing my collection of woodworking print publications I've collected over the years, and have a small booklet published by a Ken Roberts (New Hampshire) that I would be...
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    Self-drilling Wood Screws - good source?

    After drilling lots of pilot holes over the years, both in hardwood and softwood lumber, and those years making that task less fun that it once was, is there a source anyone has for good quality...
  4. I have to say that I haven't adapted fully to the...

    I have to say that I haven't adapted fully to the guard on my Felder AD741. Of course, it also helps if you don't forget to collapse the segmented guard so the unused sections don't stick out at just...
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    Flip-over Cabinets

    Hello,
    I have a lunchbox planer and small benchtop style spindle sander that I am contemplating building one of those flip-over cabinets for. Since I doubt the manufacturers of these tools...
  6. Thread: Clamp racks

    by Joe Hollis
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    "My name is Jim, and I'm a Clampaholic" :D

    "My name is Jim, and I'm a Clampaholic"

    :D
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    Benchtop Lathe Recommendations Please

    Hello,
    I have never done any turning, but am considering the purchase of a small benchtop lathe to make tool handles, dowels, and perhaps the occasional bowl. I would be very grateful for any...
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    Each to their own of course. I am currently...

    Each to their own of course. I am currently rebuilding my old table saw and will definitely be cutting down the fence rails to better utilize my shop space. In 20 years, I've used close to the full...
  9. I have an Arrow electric staple gun that I bought...

    I have an Arrow electric staple gun that I bought about 6 or 7 years ago that has worked perfectly and never jammed. I just looked at it, and there doesn't appear to have a model number on it, which...
  10. Porter-Cable Model 7518 Base - Electrical Hazard Issue

    I have owned a P-C Model 7518 for years, and some years ago did attempt unsuccessfully to acquire a free insulated handled replacement base that P-C was offering (around 2014 I think), due I presume...
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    I second John's recommendation of the Bosch...

    I second John's recommendation of the Bosch ROS65VC sander. They are well-balanced and run really smoothly. I have the 5" model but either would be a great choice.

    Regards,

    Joe H.
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    Before undertaking the rebuild of my 10" General...

    Before undertaking the rebuild of my 10" General cabinet saw, I looked very seriously at buying a small slider. I absolutely agree that the ability to accurately cut multiple smaller panels is a very...
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    I wonder if you may have a defective sander, as...

    I wonder if you may have a defective sander, as I've had the same sander for about a year, and have never experienced what you have when using it. It runs very smoothly and I am very happy with it. ...
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    I wish I knew then (when I was first setting up...

    I wish I knew then (when I was first setting up my shop) what I have learned since that time, I can tell you. I started out with a large serving of enthusiasm and barely a pinch of...
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    And I should say that one Jim Becker's sage...

    And I should say that one Jim Becker's sage advice/guidance was key in my decision to buy a combination machine, which further contributed to my quest to save space and migrate my "storage shop" back...
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    I have a different make and model of table saw,...

    I have a different make and model of table saw, but am in the process of doing a major rebuild, which includes doing exactly what you are contemplating, since I want to regain floor space and have...
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    I agree with the other suggestions to replace...

    I agree with the other suggestions to replace your table saw before buying a jointer. That said, I have a full-size table saw, and have shifted to a track saw for almost all panel cutting I do....
  18. Thanks to all of you that have replied. I will do...

    Thanks to all of you that have replied. I will do as suggested and replace both my arbor and motor bearings. Replacing the arbor bearings appears to be straightforward; I've never had an electric...
  19. Replacing Bearings and Pulleys -Table Saw Rebuild Query

    Hello,

    I am in the process of refurbishing my 10" General Model 350 table saw that I have owned for 20+ years. The bearings are NSK 6203DU's. I bought (according to the parts list I have) 6203-2RS...
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    Drum Sander on Drill Press

    Hello,

    I did about 15 minutes in total of sanding, using a 3" diameter drum sander mounted on my drill press.

    After changing the two belts to drill a hole after the sanding was done, there...
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    Hello Zach, I have the Excalibur fence (the...

    Hello Zach,

    I have the Excalibur fence (the old Canadian-made version by Sommerville Design) mounted on my table saw, and also have the small metal fence rail drill hole jig - somewhere. I will...
  22. I have a mix of good quality tools and some I got...

    I have a mix of good quality tools and some I got at garage sales and some such many years ago. My first major tool purchase was a used Rockwell/Beaver table saw 30 years ago. If I can stay away from...
  23. Replacement Drive Belts of General 350 Table Saw

    Hello,

    I have just reassembled my table saw fence after getting a broken part repaired, and thought I would take some time to do some other maintenance. The saw uses two A-22 V belts. Are toothed...
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    The whole thing is just a U-shaped piece of...

    The whole thing is just a U-shaped piece of metal, with the bottom of the U having a hole drilled in it to slide over the threaded rod, and each slightly tapered leg having holes drilled in them to...
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    Frank, Thank you for this- I am taking the two...

    Frank,

    Thank you for this- I am taking the two halves to a local shop next week, and will contact you if I have no luck getting it welded back together.

    Joe H.
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