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    I had one, and wished that I had never bought it....

    I had one, and wished that I had never bought it. As others have said, the plastics break easily, and aren't available, or they are they are crazy priced. The lack of a miter slot is significant,...
  2. I have seen where some have built filter boxes to...

    I have seen where some have built filter boxes to allow for pleated furnace filters to be used on the air intake to their ductless units. If I go with a mini-split unit in the future, I'll likely do...
  3. Although I don't have one, I have been to shows...

    Although I don't have one, I have been to shows where the Peachtree Router Table Extension was on display, and was seriously considering buying one, but decided that my small shop and saw arrangement...
  4. Thread: Bearings

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    I found and re-built a 34-444 for my #2 son. I...

    I found and re-built a 34-444 for my #2 son. I got the bearings from Fastenal, but don't remember the part number. It's on the side of the bearings. Do get the RS version because they are sealed...
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    George, I have two made by Wixey, and a third...

    George,

    I have two made by Wixey, and a third that came on my Delta floor standing drill press. The Delta housing is all plastic and was way out of calibration when I tried to use it, so I didn't...
  6. I bought a plastic cover for mine. It attaches...

    I bought a plastic cover for mine. It attaches with spring clips and has foam Weather stripping around the edge. I think they are still available online. A significant reduction in motor and blade...
  7. I use one of those Delta saws at work. It has a...

    I use one of those Delta saws at work. It has a 5 hp 3 phase motor and 1" arbor. Blades for it are considerably more expensive that 10" blades with 5/8" arbor holes. We don't have a dado set for it,...
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    If you decide to cut these with a router bit, you...

    If you decide to cut these with a router bit, you need sacrificial strips on BOTH sides of your work pieces, or chip-out will be a significant problem, because the router bits cut in a circular...
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    This is one use for the low position of my...

    This is one use for the low position of my Unifence, plus a feather board to hold the box against the fence while making the cut. I always set the blade slightly higher (1/32") than the box thickness...
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    I did a 46" box on my I-Box jig, but chose to...

    I did a 46" box on my I-Box jig, but chose to make 3/8" box joints using the Freud SBOX8 blade set on my Unisaw. I had to move a light above the saw for the needed extra space above, but had no other...
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    I cleaned up an old framing square and then wiped...

    I cleaned up an old framing square and then wiped yellow paint on it, then before it dried I wiped the surface paint off carefully with a cloth pad dampened in paint thinner, leaving only the yellow...
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    You won't need or want this, until you get your...

    You won't need or want this, until you get your Unifence together and on your saw, but Peachtree Woodworking sells a Uni-T-Fence extrusion for the Unifence.

    This fence extrusion swaps out with...
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    You are mostly checking it in wet and semi dry...

    You are mostly checking it in wet and semi dry conditions. Put it in the oven and set the temperature as low as it will go, probably about 200 deg for several hours and see what happens. It's the...
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    I did that on a box of similar size made of red...

    I did that on a box of similar size made of red oak, and 3 months later the corners of the top had cracked loose from the box sides. The top didn't come off, but the resulting cracks and appearance...
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    I can't believe that anyone would complain about...

    I can't believe that anyone would complain about shifting a Unifence for left or right side cutting when all that is necessary is to loosen two wing nuts, slide the fence extrusion forward on the saw...
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    They make bullet proof windows with thick Lexan,...

    They make bullet proof windows with thick Lexan, but don't try this at home.

    Charley
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    For tose of you that like the Unifence, but...

    For tose of you that like the Unifence, but complain about it's stiffness and the lack of T slots to attach things like Board Buddies, Peachtree Woodworking sells a new fence extrusion for the...
  18. If the deal with Ty doesn't happen, I will be...

    If the deal with Ty doesn't happen, I will be happy to pay shipping on them. Thanks, Patrick.

    Charley
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    You would be better off to add the solid wood...

    You would be better off to add the solid wood block than to drill the plywood for one of these pinball feet. If 3/4 plywood there just won't be enough of the plywood left between the bolt hole and...
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    Ryan, Give Steve at PBResource a call and ask...

    Ryan,

    Give Steve at PBResource a call and ask if he has the covers. I've never used them, so never checked to see if he has them in stock. When pinball machines were popular, some locations did...
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    If you have a leak below the Dust Deputy, very...

    If you have a leak below the Dust Deputy, very little will be collected in your yellow can.

    Leaks on the vacuum side of your dust collection system are hard to find. I use a spray can of smoke...
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    Why would you use elevator bolts over these?...

    Why would you use elevator bolts over these? Pinball feet, like the one in the attached photo, swivel slightly to account for very uneven floors, and each can support several hundred pounds. I have...
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    I use pinball machine feet. A threaded post with...

    I use pinball machine feet. A threaded post with a large metal pad (see photo on the website). You can get them very reasonably from http://www.pbresource.com/legs.html You want part number "LEG2"...
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    If you are having that much trouble driving the...

    If you are having that much trouble driving the screws, are you drilling the correct size pilot holes for them? This becomes much more important as the hardness of the wood increases.

    Charley
  25. Have you added a few drops of oil to the air...

    Have you added a few drops of oil to the air inlet recently? Maybe you should.

    Charley
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