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by charlese
Sun Oct 14, 2018 2:27 pm
Forum: Community
Topic: What drill bits do you use
Replies: 2
Views: 3827

Re: What drill bits do you use

That 12" extension will work well for longer pepper mills.
by charlese
Sun Oct 14, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: Community
Topic: Social Security checks to rise by most since 2012
Replies: 24
Views: 20510

Re: Social Security checks to rise by most since 2012

I'm with Gene Howe!! Glad it's not a merit raise.

As for eating out at Olive Garden - you can always switch to McDonnalds.
by charlese
Sun Oct 14, 2018 2:14 pm
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: Changing speeds
Replies: 5
Views: 5265

Re: Changing speeds

Normal, because you are compressing the big spring on the motor shaft. oiling that shaft will reduce the strain. Raise the headstock to vertical and put plenty of oil on the shaft. let it soak in. Lower the headstock and hand pull and release the sheave. Don't spare the oil. Two drops in the hole ju...
by charlese
Sun Sep 30, 2018 11:22 am
Forum: General Woodworking
Topic: Dry Dock for A Slow Boat to Nowhere
Replies: 3
Views: 7427

Re: Dry Dock for A Slow Boat to Nowhere

Stuff happens. Oh Sh--! Dry dock work ahead. mostly concerned about the stern.
by charlese
Thu Sep 20, 2018 8:10 pm
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: Drill press won't go high enough for lock to work
Replies: 88
Views: 114047

Re: Drill press won't go high enough for lock to work

Loosen the screw on the near side of the leg/way tube casting. It is part number 2 on the diagram of the base.
by charlese
Mon Sep 17, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: Community
Topic: In memory of:
Replies: 7
Views: 6076

Re: In memory of:

A-men! Good life, Good memories, who can ask for more? You surely did an admirable job, Paul B. May he rest in peace!
by charlese
Mon Sep 10, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Community
Topic: Wood carving and the Shopsmith
Replies: 2
Views: 3066

Re: Wood carving and the Shopsmith

Yes! and both of you do beautiful work! Would love to see more of your work. We can gain from viewing your carvings and learning a few tricks. A few years ago I took a wood carving class in S.Texas. A love that will last as long as I do. The hobby is truly long lasting. As my hands weaken, Dremel wi...
by charlese
Sun Sep 02, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: General Woodworking
Topic: Cutting Aluminum Sheet with Carbide Blade?
Replies: 29
Views: 41014

Re: Cutting Aluminum Sheet with Carbide Blade?

Man! You continue to do stuff in SPADES! Congratulations on the build.

Did you look at renting a break?
by charlese
Mon Aug 27, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: Beginning Woodworking
Topic: Wannigan/Cooler Build
Replies: 93
Views: 194596

Re: Wannigan/Cooler Build

Good to hear(read).
by charlese
Mon Aug 27, 2018 2:25 pm
Forum: General Woodworking
Topic: Question about repairing a dining chair
Replies: 5
Views: 9178

Re: Question about repairing a dining chair

I recently repaired a set of oak chairs that served my kids and grandkids for many years. DIL said "get them out of here before someone gets hurt". I took them and me and my shopsmith repaired them so they are again welcome in her house. They've been performing well for the past 5 years or...