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Forum: BusyBee Manuals   03-13-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,874
Posted By allthunbs
upper wheel sliding bracket

Hi Lee and Charles:

I don't know about OZ but https://www.tufftooth.com/product/upper-wheel-sliding-bracket/ this is I think what you want. they are notorious for cracking and breaking especially...
Forum: Woodshop Dust Control   09-01-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,147
Posted By allthunbs
Hi Rick: No I haven't. I don't have...

Hi Rick:



No I haven't. I don't have the equipment and now my shop usage is so low as to not require the fan at all. I took a standard box fan, stuck a stack of progressively finer furnace...
Forum: Ridgid Manuals   01-14-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,749
Posted By allthunbs
that depends on the brand and vendor and model....

that depends on the brand and vendor and model. Why you would want a laser, I don't comprehend. A good jig is more accurate for repeatable operations and nothing beats following the tip of the bit...
Forum: Table-mounted Routing   08-15-2016, 09:58 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 20,642
Posted By allthunbs
Yup, that's the hard part that is the basis of...

Yup, that's the hard part that is the basis of all LCD monitors. Take off the cover by the back. There are clips all around, remove the motherboard and power supply, take off the protective and...
Forum: Table-mounted Routing   08-15-2016, 08:06 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 20,642
Posted By allthunbs
Hi Stick: You'll quickly find that all...

Hi Stick:

You'll quickly find that all router 'technology' is an attempt to displace the old oakpark baseplate. There is nothing easier, faster and more accurate than Rob's baseplate. I make mine...
Forum: Tools and Woodworking   08-15-2016, 07:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,985
Posted By allthunbs
memories

Good Lord: Hi Dan! It's good to talk with you again.:smile:

We had a less than functional kitchen in a winter cottage in the Appalachians in Quebec. I built a kitchen around a 2x12 and my wife...
Forum: Tools and Woodworking   08-14-2016, 07:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,985
Posted By allthunbs
Yet, there are cheap versions of quality tools...

Yet, there are cheap versions of quality tools out there. If you have learned how to recognize a quality tool. Price dictates only that the seller is willing to take a gamble on the gullability of...
Forum: Jigs and Fixtures   07-18-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 96,734
Posted By allthunbs
Hi Kay: Take a look at an ornamental...

Hi Kay:



Take a look at an ornamental lathe. Do a Google on 'ornamental lathe'. There are a variety. They can be as simple or as complex as you can imagine.



I would think the determining...
Forum: General Routing   04-09-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 14,908
Posted By allthunbs
There are six 'classes' of routers, of which trim...

There are six 'classes' of routers, of which trim routers are one. It is possible to use a laminate trim bit on the four largest classes and I think there is a special trim bit for the smallest...
Forum: General Routing   04-09-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 14,908
Posted By allthunbs
Hi Ivan: Laminate, trim, detail, small are...

Hi Ivan:

Laminate, trim, detail, small are all synonymous for routers under 1 hp. They typically run at 33,000 rpm and you don't get a second chance with them. They make a mess very quickly.
...
Forum: New Member Introductions   01-07-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 7
  Hi all
Views: 640
Posted By allthunbs
Salut, Bonjour de Québec, A ghost just...

Salut, Bonjour de Québec,

A ghost just dropping in to say enjoy and don't be afraid to learn. Actually, testing out a new keyboard. This is going to take some getting used to.

Allthunbs
Forum: Jigs and Fixtures   09-16-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,819
Posted By allthunbs
Hi Phillip: You can take it to a machinist....

Hi Phillip:

You can take it to a machinist. Explain to him what you'll be using it for and ask him if there is enough metal to increase the size of the holes. You might take the skiis and bars...
Forum: Jigs and Fixtures   09-16-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,819
Posted By allthunbs
Phillip: You have a series of options: ...

Phillip:

You have a series of options:

1. increase the size of the holes in the base of your router

2. use short rods (I have 18" and 30" rods)

3. build in supports between the rods and...
Forum: Shop Safety   06-05-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,152
Posted By allthunbs
Hi Cassandra: Good, thank you. That's...

Hi Cassandra:



Good, thank you. That's what I needed.



OK, sounds like my hose diameter is too small at 2.5" but that's what comes stock with the vacuum. I guess it wasn't intended for...
Forum: Shop Safety   06-04-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,152
Posted By allthunbs
The hose diameter to the tool is 2.5" and the...

The hose diameter to the tool is 2.5" and the length about 7'. The hose diameter from the vacuum to the cyclone lid is 2.5" and the length is about 4'.



I'm using the same bin. Does the sides...
Forum: Shop Safety   06-04-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,152
Posted By allthunbs
shop vacs

About a year ago I managed to pick up a Ridgid WD1450, 168 cfm shop vac. I put it on my LeeValley Tools cyclone lid and it worked a charm. However, at some point it was running too long and it got...
Forum: Table-mounted Routing   06-04-2013, 06:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,184
Posted By allthunbs
This is an update photo of the tops that I'm...

This is an update photo of the tops that I'm using or have used over time. The formica-covered double was an excellent design but too hard on the back. I've since followed Casandra's recommendation....
Forum: Jigs and Fixtures   01-20-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 96,734
Posted By allthunbs
An alternative to the Shopnotes version that uses...

An alternative to the Shopnotes version that uses wood gears, there is one in the book "Router Magic" that uses bike gears and chains. I picked one up on Abebooks for a few bucks.

The commercial...
Forum: Delta Manuals   11-28-2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 5
  Planer 22-560
Views: 2,723
Posted By allthunbs
Hi Dan: Yup, I've got the four screw,...

Hi Dan:

Yup, I've got the four screw, three-blade version and snipe is still a problem. It seems inherent in the design of the machine. There's too much flex in the motor head. Probably the...
Forum: Jigs and Fixtures   09-23-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 96,734
Posted By allthunbs
Hi Clemo: I would think that 50mm would be...

Hi Clemo:

I would think that 50mm would be better. Some arthritics have difficulty with small sizes. Did you consider balsa laminates? The router lathe is the best way to machine that material,...
Forum: Jigs and Fixtures   09-22-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 96,734
Posted By allthunbs
Nicely Done Clemo. Are they thick enough for...

Nicely Done Clemo. Are they thick enough for someone with arthritis? How big a diameter are you using? Thanks for the post.

Ron
Forum: BusyBee Manuals   09-22-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,874
Posted By allthunbs
Hi Eric: Take a look at this article that I...

Hi Eric:

Take a look at this article that I wrote. http://www.routerforums.com/woodworking-articles/28139-14-inch-import-bandsaw-hung-li-hsing.html . In there, you'll learn that your's is one of a...
Forum: Ridgid Manuals   09-13-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,732
Posted By allthunbs
Hi Jimmy: Go back to the main menu and...

Hi Jimmy:

Go back to the main menu and search for tables. You'll find lots. You should also go to the "woodworking articles" section and look for "Routers Organized". That will give you a...
Forum: Shop Safety   09-12-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 13,009
Posted By allthunbs
Hi Keith: Ok, this is not a huge question,...

Hi Keith:

Ok, this is not a huge question, but if you read the article at the beginning of this thread, you'll get some good in-depth information.

In short, dust collection consists of three...
Forum: Tools and Woodworking   08-25-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,352
Posted By allthunbs
Hi Laurence: I'm going to have to side with...

Hi Laurence:

I'm going to have to side with Alan on this one. For the life of me I can't see how anything is going to improve the cyclonic action, especially something that will interfere with the...
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