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by jsburger
Sat Feb 24, 2024 8:43 pm
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: Festool TS 55 won't start
Replies: 2
Views: 10

Re: Festool TS 55 won't start

I assume you checked the continuity of the power cord. The next thing I would check is the switch if you can get to it.
by jsburger
Sat Feb 24, 2024 12:21 pm
Forum: Community
Topic: Floating Glass Shelves
Replies: 1
Views: 35

Re: Floating Glass Shelves

You could us standard floating shelf brackets for wood shelves. Attach a strip of wood just large (thick/wide) enough to mount the bracket and put a groove in the front face to accommodate the glass and epoxy the glass in the groove.
by jsburger
Wed Feb 21, 2024 11:01 am
Forum: Community
Topic: charlese
Replies: 13
Views: 7431

Re: charlese

He was an inspiration to all of us here and will be missed. Sincere condolences for your loss.
by jsburger
Mon Feb 19, 2024 7:53 pm
Forum: Woodworking Tool Review
Topic: Updated Sliding Table
Replies: 7
Views: 330

Re: Updated Sliding Table

Taking a harder look at the improved version(s), perhaps this is a customer improved variant. (?) Main table appears to be the older fully ribbed version, saw blade is an older version (I think), no guards, and lighting variation in the photo is more consistent with a garage shop than other SS phot...
by jsburger
Fri Feb 09, 2024 9:57 pm
Forum: Community
Topic: Mark 7 rip fence
Replies: 2
Views: 180

Re: Mark 7 rip fence

The lever actually has an over center feel to it when properly adjusted. It should not be pointing down to the floor. it should be about half way from horizontal and pointing straight down to the floor. It needs to be lubricated occasionally with a dry lubricant. I use a spray lube. If you don't do ...
by jsburger
Mon Feb 05, 2024 1:11 pm
Forum: Community
Topic: Making a Lie-Nielsen Plane From Start to Finish
Replies: 15
Views: 658

Making a Lie-Nielsen Plane From Start to Finish

This gives an indication for why quality hand tools cost what they do. Lots of hand work involved here.
by jsburger
Sat Feb 03, 2024 1:11 pm
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: Weight Question around Plan to Move a "Greenie"
Replies: 9
Views: 512

Re: Weight Question around Plan to Move a "Greenie"

I don't know for sure but I believe the bench/way tube assembly as you describe it after your disassemble will not weigh as much as the head stock or be very close to the head stock + or - a little. Bottom line, if you can handle the head stock the base/way tube assembly will not be a problem.
by jsburger
Mon Jan 29, 2024 8:37 pm
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: Disc Sander Loosens
Replies: 5
Views: 627

Re: Disc Sander Loosens

Older disks (aluminum) probably were not drilled at an angle to allow full contact with the flat of the set screw and the arbor flat. Try a round noes set screw.
by jsburger
Sun Jan 28, 2024 8:07 pm
Forum: Community
Topic: Utah Winter Sunsets
Replies: 64
Views: 390191

Re: Utah Winter Sunsets

Nothing spectacular yet this year. This one was pretty nice.
by jsburger
Mon Jan 22, 2024 9:58 pm
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: Quill Freeplay
Replies: 14
Views: 1690

Re: Quill Freeplay

I believe there are two things here to remember. There is quill shaft play related to the bearings. There is quill housing play related to the fit in the head stock. Eliminating/reducing one will not eliminate/reduce the other.