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  1. A (perhaps) surprising number of people who work...

    A (perhaps) surprising number of people who work wood also use gun drills. Musical pipe makers of all sorts. Pool cue makers, to core butts and to lighten shafts, etc. Air is used instead of...
  2. Most (billiards) cue makers use metal working...

    Most (billiards) cue makers use metal working machines, including cnc.
    The small shops tend to have manual mill + lathe, some with water cooled spindles for aux attachment, like profiling. Some...
  3. You mean Bill? He (used to?) posts here. I have...

    You mean Bill? He (used to?) posts here.
    I have a back-channel association with him over the years. Great, generous guy.

    Or is the reference to something else?

    smt
  4. for some reason, 550V was also popular in the US,...

    for some reason, 550V was also popular in the US, in the textile industry & areas where that industry was prevalent.
    My Diehl lumber jointer came out of one in the south.

    It's far easier to just...
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    Hmmm... Anyone else having a problem posting...

    Hmmm...

    Anyone else having a problem posting pics?

    Also, why does it say something about opening secure site on facebook?
    (I'm not on facebook)

    smt
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    Having an awful time with finish on the...

    Having an awful time with finish on the furniture, so decided to let it cure a couple days.

    Leading to time for the chainsaw project again.

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    Jason- "Harvester" chain is the name of the...

    Jason-

    "Harvester" chain is the name of the chain run on the machines you describe.
    IOW, the type i am using.
    3/4" pitch harvester chain is very close to the original Disston chisel chain that...
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    Saw shop mentioned that option, but the problem...

    Saw shop mentioned that option, but the problem is that 80 ga is required, and the kerf has to be at least 5/16" to clear the bar (.250" - .255" thick). Though at one time i considered thinning the...
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    Joe - I might save a short section of clear,...

    Joe - I might save a short section of clear, straight, QS grain. Just in case i ever make any stringed instrument parts. :)
    The rest is nearly worthless.

    More developments and pix here:...
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    Show picture of pin type desired. Do they run in...

    Show picture of pin type desired.
    Do they run in ball bearings, or do they not rotate?

    smt
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    None of these will work? ER 20 collet chuck nut...

    None of these will work?
    ER 20 collet chuck nut - Google Shopping

    PS Er 20, or 25?

    smt
  12. Think i may have seen some of his models at a...

    Think i may have seen some of his models at a past Cabin Fever?
    If anything, looking through his website, the drawings might be even more impressive.

    You might get more views posting this to the...
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    Actually, re-calculating - Was somewhat off on...

    Actually, re-calculating -
    Was somewhat off on my backwards adapting.
    Original OD at tips of the original 3/4 pitch spur drive appears to have been 3.125" dia. Subtracting spur projection/cut-out...
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    Doug - Needs to be either 14 or 15 T. I have...

    Doug -

    Needs to be either 14 or 15 T. I have not committed, but leaning toward 15. 15T puts the soles of the links and straps about where the originals would have been, in relation to the bar.
    ...
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    Disston KB7-AY + harvester chain?

    Might as well ask here, too. :)

    Anyone conversant with harvester chain?

    We lost some trees over the winter and it has become interesting to possibly rip them for walkboards in our near field...
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    Cyanide- Thanks! Per your post & Richard's,...

    Cyanide-

    Thanks! Per your post & Richard's, maybe something like a 60deg dovetail cutter, on a diagonal, would do the trick. I might try that, though it could require the more rigid motor...
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    ?"do you walk to work or carry your lunch?" ...

    ?"do you walk to work or carry your lunch?"

    They're not mutually exclusive. Can you clarify your question?
    Also real name so i can check your Fargorate. :)



    Do you do woodworking...
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    :) sounds like stories from my parents during...

    :)

    sounds like stories from my parents during depression.
    "and then they had to burn your uncle Bill's piano one piece at a time to stay warm and that's why he always played in honky tonks and...
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    Andy - Love those all metal cast case...

    Andy -

    Love those all metal cast case grinders!

    To other advisors - I actually have an air die grinder & considered it. It even already has a lathe mount because among other apps, I use it to...
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    Cutter was made last night, had to try it out...

    Cutter was made last night, had to try it out today.

    First need was a mount for the Dremel to toolpost.
    Dremel has a weird .748 - 13 thread (not metric, either)

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    thread was...
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    Threading wood

    Since some of us were talking about grinding and this is a woodworking forum, here's some of each. :)

    I mess around building cue sticks sometimes.
    Some internal parts are threaded together on...
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    Richard - Mark & I are in contact, agreed to do...

    Richard -
    Mark & I are in contact, agreed to do the project sometime in a few weeks. He's figuring out the specs with you, so you've probably heard already.

    Buck- Dave is not a "near" neighbor,...
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    Since this is the wood forum... My...

    Since this is the wood forum...

    My Introduction to the ‘Polissoir’ – Roubo’s Wax Polisher | Popular Woodworking Magazine

    About a 1/2 dozen years ago i made a (loosely) A & C QS w. oak piece &...
  25. I was directed here. :) Is Stephen Thomas still...

    I was directed here. :)
    Is Stephen Thomas still here?

    Thanks for that great note, John!

    I'm outside Elmira.

    Planer will accommodate 24" between the columns. Plenty of long travel - 80",...
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