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    sounds like a cheap single pole switch, possibly...

    sounds like a cheap single pole switch, possibly only breaking the neutral. Or a fried 2 pole where the hot contacts welded shut.

    As has been said, it's wired incorrectly. Possibly with a cheap...
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    The failure mode of HSS in wood, is heat...

    The failure mode of HSS in wood, is heat accelerated chemical erosion. As opposed to abrasion.
    Many small HSS bits especially cutting in pockets, do not clear chips effectively, pack up, and die...
  3. Wouldn't want the grit on my mills, but looks...

    Wouldn't want the grit on my mills, but looks like you got great work done!

    Parks planer is not a high-speed matcher: if the knives are all the same width as you indicate, i would not bother to...
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    It's not foolproof - but when i have made boards...

    It's not foolproof - but when i have made boards for bits and such (all my 32mm gang drill bits and chucks, or router bit boards screwed to the bottom of toolboxes for jobsite work, e.g.) I have...
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    Is this because the wood affects the metal, or...

    Is this because the wood affects the metal, or because it is less stable than Mahogany?

    Neither sounds like ideal run of the mill wood for flat board type cases. Unless the cherry was spec'd as...
  6. My pin router is 5.000/10,000 rpms (2 speed) I...

    My pin router is 5.000/10,000 rpms (2 speed)
    I have run 1/4" cutters in plywood at 10,000. Faster rpms would be better. Suppose in my case i could put a VFD on it.

    I routinely run 3/8" & 1/2"...
  7. Boxwood- Thanks for taking such clear...

    Boxwood-

    Thanks for taking such clear pictures.
    However, belongs in electric and motor forum.

    I moved it there, but forgot to unlock it first. Now it's in someone elses bailiwick and i can't...
  8. To the OP: Build the lathe, do some "interesting"...

    To the OP: Build the lathe, do some "interesting" work on it, come back for show 'n tell.
    That's enough for now on the sump pump motor.

    smt
  9. Thanks, Pete. Enough of your inspection tooling...

    Thanks, Pete.
    Enough of your inspection tooling here that i give you a thought from time to time.
    Hope the health continues well.
    :)

    smt
  10. Ratisse I admire your fortitude and...

    Ratisse I admire your fortitude and matter-of-fact non-confrontational response.

    Q does belong in the Electric motor section.

    If you are doing woodworking, we'd be glad to have you.

    FWIW, i...
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    This one's for Stoneaxe, "how many...

    This one's for Stoneaxe,

    "how many toolboxes....."

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    Ron, I really don't know what you are trying to...

    Ron, I really don't know what you are trying to get at.
    The OP asked about miter bars ("Miter slot runners").
    My three saws have T-slots.
    All the miter bars are steel.
    The ones i want/need to be...
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    Not following - are you saying i should not slit...

    Not following - are you saying i should not slit them?



    You can't believe everything you read. Heck i wrote some short articles for FWW. It's written mostly by amateurs who are as prone to...
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    Thanks, Henrya! smt

    Thanks, Henrya!
    smt
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    Should be no contact at all between screws and...

    Should be no contact at all between screws and slot. All the setscrews do is expand slit part of the bar. 10-32 In from the side. Gage bars are mostly T-slots on 3 saws. Old photos on hand for the...
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    A few years ago i met a 71 yr old lady who was...

    A few years ago i met a 71 yr old lady who was still resentful she had not been allowed to take shop class in HS.
    We partnered on a KD product, and she went to work in my shop 3 days a week. I made...
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    This is intended to be an industrial machinery...

    This is intended to be an industrial machinery site.
    If you post import jobsite and low quality homeowner machines, they need to be accompanied by woodworking.
    You can show how you used a cheap...
  18. Those machines look like they are all nice and...

    Those machines look like they are all nice and well maintained. If you have time to post them on various woodworking sites and Craigslist, you should be able to do better than the IRS auctions, even...
  19. IRS Auctions - Lot Listing...

    IRS Auctions - Lot Listing


    3ea 36" bandsaws brought about what i expected.

    2 ccomplete Oakley edge sanders multiple x what i would have imagined - sell yours quick!
    Even the Oakley...
  20. Bob, we all go there despite or maybe because of...

    Bob, we all go there despite or maybe because of our best efforts.
    I don't want to remember how much $ & effort are in my Diehl lumber jointer.

    Any way you look at it though, most of these...
  21. Bob was brave to post prices, but i think they...

    Bob was brave to post prices, but i think they are more from a dealer perspective, and machines in CA seem to typically cost twice what they cost in the NE where we are.

    The Stenner is "valuable"...
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    Thank you. smt

    Thank you.

    smt
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    Sorry i missed this. It's easy on a planer....

    Sorry i missed this.
    It's easy on a planer.
    Conic taper, hyperbolic, stepped, etc.
    Mine has 90" bed, runs out of travel at aprox 80".

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    smt
  24. Sanding butyl as well as wood, or just wood edge?...

    Sanding butyl as well as wood, or just wood edge?
    Trim each pc for fit, or a given non-uniform batch to uniform width?

    For fitting & jointing i use mostly 60 & sometimes 80 grit.
    For appearance...
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    Lazz - this is bizzare. Still no email from you,...

    Lazz - this is bizzare. Still no email from you, but i opened a couple slots in the PM's
    Also, got the gist of your message. Working on it next week suits me, i'm prepping for a road trip this...
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