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    Filling voids in stone sink

    We have a stone farmhouse sink that has some voids in it, one being quite large. I Think the previous owners got a deal on scratch and dent or something.


    We've been dealing with it, but the...
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    Way to slide the gloat into the post ! $425 is a...

    Way to slide the gloat into the post ! $425 is a steal!

    I used to have a Vega and really liked it. I have a Beis now. Only advantage I can really say is that it is the standard fence so most...
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    I don't see a problem with it but i don't think...

    I don't see a problem with it but i don't think its any better than wood. I assume you want to maximize the cutting capacity.

    Think about it this way - push your carriage all the way back. The...
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    Glad I could help. You mention the v belt...

    Glad I could help.

    You mention the v belt slapping - is your belt tension high enough?
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    I'm not sure how your motor is installed, but can...

    I'm not sure how your motor is installed, but can you simply shim the motor mounts (bolts that hold the motor in place)?

    i wouldn't think that set screw would need a ton of pressure to keep the...
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    The red arrow is the keyway I descibed. Do a...

    The red arrow is the keyway I descibed. Do a google image search for "keyway shaft pulley" and you'll see some examples of it apart. That should help you understand what's going on.

    The yellow...
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    A picture would help, but obviously you need to...

    A picture would help, but obviously you need to make sure that all set screws are removed.

    The pulley is likely mounted on a shaft. On that shaft there is a flat area (called a keyway) which...
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    When you say the arbor bearing turns 1/8, you...

    When you say the arbor bearing turns 1/8, you mean an eighth of a full rotation then it gets tight right? That's a pretty sure sign the bearings are toast. id just replace the bearing now, unless...
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    You're not going to be able to edge joint boards...

    You're not going to be able to edge joint boards that long with a hand-held electric planer like you have. you can try and get close, but things likely are not going to align properly.

    Ideally...
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    Looks like a great deal for someone!

    Looks like a great deal for someone!
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    I've thought about buying a shaper a number of...

    I've thought about buying a shaper a number of times. The shaper can be the cheap part, and the expensive part being the cutters. Its quite an investment when all said and done, and personally I...
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    Nice fix! Mine takes a 3mm Allen key, which I...

    Nice fix! Mine takes a 3mm Allen key, which I keep on the saw with a magnet.
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    I wish the OP would chime in here with a little...

    I wish the OP would chime in here with a little more info so we can advise him a little better.
  14. Thread: Powermatic 81

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    Trace the wires from the motor and see if it even...

    Trace the wires from the motor and see if it even uses the starter box. It's probabaly been bypassed and they just left it on.

    Sweet find that it has a single phase motor! Get a new blade and...
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    I always have my phone (iphone5) in my front...

    I always have my phone (iphone5) in my front pocket. But I am on the ground playing with my two kids quite a bit so I was somewhat concerned about the bending. Good call on the protective cases.
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    what kind of projects do you work on? I ask...

    what kind of projects do you work on? I ask because a benchtop 6" jointer doesn't have much capacity (length or width). Bigger is better when it comes to jointers.
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    Lots of media attention about the new iPhone...

    Lots of media attention about the new iPhone bending. I'm hoping it's mostly the 6+, since I'll probably get the 6 in a few months.
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    I like the "sine wave"! Looks great and...

    I like the "sine wave"! Looks great and balanced, to me, an engineer. 😀
  19. My 20" Powermatic weighs 1000# and is on a mobile...

    My 20" Powermatic weighs 1000# and is on a mobile base, and I pass the nickel test easily simply because of the weight.

    You might have something else going on as Jack said.
  20. Thread: 15" Planer

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    These planers are all basically the same except...

    These planers are all basically the same except paint color. Jet stocks all the parts you need.
  21. Thread: 15" Planer

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    it looks like the sam exact planer as my Jet...

    it looks like the sam exact planer as my Jet 15HO. You can find that manual on the Internet and I bet it's all the same.
  22. Thread: Powermatic 81

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    Not sure about the box, mine didn't have one. ...

    Not sure about the box, mine didn't have one.

    I got the FM50-203-C. Total with shipping was $206. Thats going to be cheaper than a new motor, assuming the current one is good.

    You need a...
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    Not sure about the box, mine didn't have one. ...

    Not sure about the box, mine didn't have one.

    I got the FM50-203-C.
  24. Thread: Powermatic 81

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    That's likely a 3hp motor, and a VFD will cost a...

    That's likely a 3hp motor, and a VFD will cost a bit over $200. I have a Powermatic 2013 which is basically a newer version of the 81, and put a VFD on it and have been very happy with it. It's an...
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    Pretty sure it's going to be three phase, being...

    Pretty sure it's going to be three phase, being from a school. And that looks like it could be a three phase plug, though it could be single too I believe.
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