Search:

Type: Posts; User: Earl McLain; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.03 seconds.

  1. Table saw has a pretty much fixed distance on one...

    Table saw has a pretty much fixed distance on one side of the blade, varying a bit with tooth set. Router table is varying from a center line with very bit change, so it may depend more on the type...
  2. Replies
    16
    Views
    717

    Sent you a message Sir!! earl

    Sent you a message Sir!!
    earl
  3. Replies
    16
    Views
    717

    Having spent 5 minutes in the loft of your shop a...

    Having spent 5 minutes in the loft of your shop a year and a half ago--i think i could recall 21 of your projects just up there!! (sander is working great, thank you again!!)
    earl
  4. Replies
    16
    Views
    767

    If you can't find it closer--Johnson's Lumber in...

    If you can't find it closer--Johnson's Lumber in Charlotte, MI would be a good source for Baltic Birch. Or about any other plywood. Their South Bend store has always been willing to rip 5 x 5...
  5. Replies
    7
    Views
    392

    Suggestions given so far sound good. But, just a...

    Suggestions given so far sound good. But, just a crazy thought, but being in Northern IL (i'm at the southern tip of Lake Michigan)--winter began in earnest about a month ago. Any chance your home...
  6. Replies
    62
    Views
    3,952

    I wish this conversation had been happening as i...

    I wish this conversation had been happening as i was beginning a few years ago. Though it likely would not have saved me a dime!!

    Had a clearance e-mail from CPO Outlets this morning, the Nova G3...
  7. I'm in need of spindle gouges--and this afternoon...

    I'm in need of spindle gouges--and this afternoon ordered the Crown 236RAZ (Razor), after waffling between it and the Powder Metallurgy. Did the 1/4" as well. I bought a variety of used tools over...
  8. Thread: Drill Bits

    by Earl McLain
    Replies
    19
    Views
    872

    Much of my drilling is through end grain on the...

    Much of my drilling is through end grain on the lathe (pen blanks). Norseman split points for my imperial sizes, for metric set i picked up Viking. Real happy with how true they run, flutes clear...
  9. I'm no help to Howard, but Lee...i've looked at...

    I'm no help to Howard, but Lee...i've looked at adding an Infrared Repeater in the past--just never did it. Here's a sample: ...
  10. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,031

    Great to know--thanks Mike. I'll have to revisit...

    Great to know--thanks Mike. I'll have to revisit that in the spring--it's only about 50' to run an underground natural gas line from the house.
    earl
  11. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,031

    I took a look at overhead radiant a few years ago...

    I took a look at overhead radiant a few years ago (24' x 36' garage/shop, concrete floor, with snow that would come in on wife's car--my car lives outside). I liked the idea, but if i recall...
  12. Replies
    13
    Views
    1,015

    Even if it's the controller board instead of the...

    Even if it's the controller board instead of the motor itself--motor shop may have line on a rebuilder of encoders. I've had a few simple ones rebuilt by a client's shop, but he retired a few years...
  13. Replies
    15
    Views
    617

    If they don't have it, i'd guess that Carbide...

    If they don't have it, i'd guess that Carbide Processors could make it. Looks like he carries 13 different stock .135" kerf, but they are all 12" and up. And you could spec the grind as...
  14. Replies
    2
    Views
    523

    Bob--i'm hoping you get a buyer soon, as i am...

    Bob--i'm hoping you get a buyer soon, as i am really tempted. Don't put me in line in front of a firm offer, but if it sticks around a few days send me a PM and i'll check with my CFO!!
    earl
  15. Replies
    34
    Views
    2,102

    I've built my hobby shop one piece at a time,...

    I've built my hobby shop one piece at a time, almost 100% used buy/sell/trade-up. Have read of great deals picked up at auctions, but those sound rarer than stories of seeing stuff sell higher than...
  16. I've not moved a lot of machines, but when i do i...

    I've not moved a lot of machines, but when i do i like to lower the motor onto heavy styrofoam (like pink insulation sheets) to cushion it's weight. Smooth roads are not really smooth once you get...
  17. Replies
    25
    Views
    1,066

    Bill--that is a 5 hp motor. There is a...

    Bill--that is a 5 hp motor. There is a dot-shaped stain or mark in front of the 5, so i could see where you'd think 1/2 hp.
    earl
  18. Replies
    26
    Views
    1,288

    I agree with Lisa on my Mast-R-Lift--very nice. ...

    I agree with Lisa on my Mast-R-Lift--very nice. I have the Incra version which is the same lift but with the MagnaLock rings. I added a set of the Clean Sweep rings--which i use most of the time...
  19. Replies
    9
    Views
    1,225

    I turn a pretty fair number of pens--and the...

    I turn a pretty fair number of pens--and the slimline is a tough pen to get right. Not much meat at the ends of the tubes, and though they're "slim", they reflect turning that isn't quite right. ...
  20. Replies
    9
    Views
    1,225

    Perry--I don't need any of the hardware you'd...

    Perry--I don't need any of the hardware you'd listed, but would have an interest in the wood if you decide to post it. Wouldn't even need it trimmed up--i usually start by rounding between centers...
  21. Replies
    36
    Views
    2,482

    Had to read that twice--still want to make sure i...

    Had to read that twice--still want to make sure i got it...UPS propped the box against the garage door, a family member (no need for titles here) ran over it...and Woodpecker's replaced it?? That's...
  22. Replies
    3
    Views
    376

    There was one on South Bend, IN Craigslist a few...

    There was one on South Bend, IN Craigslist a few months ago, guy wanted something like $300. 3 phase, and dedicated 460 volt and he had no means of testing. Was really tempting, but a few searches...
  23. Replies
    36
    Views
    2,482

    I lust for their drill press table. Don't know...

    I lust for their drill press table. Don't know that it would be a tremendous improvement on the one i made--but it sure would look more impressive.
    I do us my Delve Square a lot.
    earl
  24. Replies
    20
    Views
    15,126

    Nah, i bet he sent it on time--but the flat rate...

    Nah, i bet he sent it on time--but the flat rate box deliveries are a little slow these days!! (just kidding)

    I do appreciate the reminder to try dipping pen blanks in lacquer.
    earl
  25. Replies
    3
    Views
    562

    Payment sent--thanks John!! Jack--if i hadn't...

    Payment sent--thanks John!!

    Jack--if i hadn't woken up so darned early, you'd have had it!!

    earl
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4