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  1. Randy, Thanks for your several responses!!! I'm...

    Randy,
    Thanks for your several responses!!! I'm going to put in a fresh set of batteries and calibrate again according to the directions. I'll let you know the outcome.
    As with all my postings,...
  2. Randy, Thanks for your response. I've calibrated...

    Randy,
    Thanks for your response. I've calibrated the absolute board thickness measurement numerous times while I've attempted to familiarize myself with the readout. In doing so, do you think it has...
  3. installing/calibrating/using a Wixey Digital Planer Readout with a DeWalt 735 planer

    Questions regarding the digital readout:
    I've installed the readout on my planer and have several questions regarding its use.
    *The instructions indicate that there is a need to only calibrate the...
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    Glenn, thanks for staying with me!!! During this...

    Glenn, thanks for staying with me!!!
    During this past week, in trying to achieve precise blade alignment I came to understand better how the blade and motor arbor/pulley alignment and belt tension...
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    Cameron, Thanks for your last comment. It's good...

    Cameron,
    Thanks for your last comment. It's good to know that hand planing is often the next step to obtain precise joinery fits!
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    Glenn, Thanks for your advice. I have made a...

    Glenn,
    Thanks for your advice. I have made a couple of boxes using mitered joinery which were not precisely cut. I was able to hand sand the ends to make a squared fit, but I was dissatisfied that...
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    Lee, In the videos I've watched to align the...

    Lee,
    In the videos I've watched to align the blade (In-Line Industries comes to mind primarily), it appears the the drive belt is not in place. When using the dial indicator, the blade is moved...
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    Lee, Thanks for the tip regarding the trunnion...

    Lee,
    Thanks for the tip regarding the trunnion bolt. My back trunnion has three bolts. I removed the bolt and was able to align the blade within 0.0001-0.0002" and when I tight the middle bolt there...
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    Craftsman table saw blade alignment

    I have a 1965 Sears Craftsman 10" contractors table saw that I've brought back to life, so to speak. I've made several upgrades to acessory components on the saw including a PALS alignment kit on the...
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    power tool alignment for precision

    I've created a garage workshop over the past 4 years since retirement. My power tools include: a 10" constractors table saw, a 16x24 Nova lathe, a 6" Jet jointer, Wen belt/disc sander, Shop Fox bench...
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    Jet jointer surface preparation

    I've just purchased a Jet 6" jointer and the instruction manual recommended removing the packing grease/oil with either kerosine or gasoline. I've used a WD-40 de-greaser to remove the packing...
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    Not necceassarily a direct reply to your...

    Not necceassarily a direct reply to your question, but I have a couple of concerns to share.
    One in regard to Grizzly powere equipment, recently sent back 3 G0940 13" helical cutting head benchtop...
  13. leveling the infeed/outfeed tables with a DeWalt 735x benchtop planer

    Happy Holidays to all!!!
    I have a question regarding the technique of leveling the infeed/outfeed tables to decrease the occurance of snipe. In a review of benchtop planers, in a recent Wood...
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    In search of a benchtop wood planer

    I recently purchased a Grizzly G0940 13" benchtop planer with a helical cutting head. This has turned out to be a frustrating experience. I am in the process of returning my third planer for a full...
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    Glenn, That appears to be the handle on my...

    Glenn,
    That appears to be the handle on my Craftsman table saw. I cann't if your picture is of a Craftsman saw though.
    Anyway, the Craftsmans model does not describe it as a bevel lock clamp screw...
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    Craftsman table saw blade alignment

    To all woodworkers who have table saws:
    I have a 1965 Sears Craftsman 10" contractors table saw, model number 113. 29901.
    I've posted several questions regarding this saw relating to upgrade and...
  17. Tom, My further question is, with six trunnion...

    Tom,
    My further question is, with six trunnion bolts should I loosen all six or leave one tight? I can reach the front right and middle bolts if you are at the front of the saw.
    I have installed...
  18. To Tom Henderson2 specifically, but to all others...

    To Tom Henderson2 specifically, but to all others who have replied to my question:
    With the Craftsman model 113.29901, it appears to be very difficult, if not possible, to loosen the front trunnion...
  19. aligning a blade to the miter slot on a vintage Craftsman table saw

    Good morning fellow woodworkers.
    I've posted a couple of previous messages regarding a Sears Craftsman 10" contrator table saw, model number 113.29901.
    I'm working on achieving improved blade...
  20. Questions regarding aligning a vintage Craftsman radial arm saw model number 113

    This my 3rd post, the second regarding a 1965 era RAS model number 113. Iíve cleaned it, lubricated it in the appropriate spots, and made a new table, and installed a detachable scarifical cutting...
  21. Earl, thanks for your guidance reguarding the...

    Earl, thanks for your guidance reguarding the cutting table and fence. I made the cutting table from 1" thick MDF material, just as the original one was. I kept the measurements the same. I'm now...
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    I have a 1965 Craftsman table saw. From your...

    I have a 1965 Craftsman table saw. From your description of your table saw with each trunnion having 2 bolts, a PALS kit would help you solve the initial challlenge of establishing the blade being...
  23. This is an update narrative in my goal to update...

    This is an update narrative in my goal to update the vintage RAS:
    1. no one has responded to my question regarding the cutting table: why do cuts have to be made into the table at 90 degrees and 45...
  24. Earl, thanks for all of your input!! My intention...

    Earl, thanks for all of your input!! My intention is to make this saw fully function with an improved cutting table.
    I would be interested in the components of the retro kit and am willing to talk...
  25. Dave, I have the model you are referring to with...

    Dave, I have the model you are referring to with the on/off switch and the small tab key on the top of the arm. It is my understanding that the key remains in place to use the saw.
    I am not aware of...
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