Search:

Type: Posts; User: T91

Search: Search took 0.02 seconds.

  1. Thread: band saw mill

    by T91
    Replies
    7
    Views
    857

    any progress on your acquisition of a mill yet? ...

    any progress on your acquisition of a mill yet?

    I am interested to keep track of your progress

    Brendan
  2. Replies
    3
    Views
    334

    the "local woodworkers" had a prior commitment at...

    the "local woodworkers" had a prior commitment at Southpoint Shopping Center in Tuggeranong, until Tuesday. We dont have the resources to be in 2 places at once (and you will not have to pay an entry...
  3. Replies
    7
    Views
    487

    call Henry Bros.. I am using woodmaster B blades...

    call Henry Bros.. I am using woodmaster B blades from HBS on our little mill. They seem to work great & I have resharpened up to 6 times with no problems.

    Seeing as you are local to me, Id love to...
  4. Thread: band saw mill

    by T91
    Replies
    7
    Views
    857

    yes... go for a Lenox woodmaster_B blade imo....

    yes... go for a Lenox woodmaster_B blade imo. They work, and you will get 5 to 6 sharpenings out of a blade
    I am currently looking at a hardwood mills GT26, the new model, which will handle logs to...
  5. Replies
    18
    Views
    904

    I was reluctant, till about the 2nd blade change....

    I was reluctant, till about the 2nd blade change. None of the other 5 bandsaws i maintain have a guard that obscures the guides, and I did not need it for any purpose, so I hack-sawed it off even...
  6. Replies
    18
    Views
    904

    with the upper guides, get out a hacksaw and...

    with the upper guides, get out a hacksaw and remove part of the blade guard (about 50mm) so you can see the gap on the upper bearings.

    As for the lower bearings, remove the throat plate and look...
  7. Thread: Dovetail Jointing.

    by T91
    Replies
    11
    Views
    2,202

    I quite like this one YouTube...

    I quite like this one YouTube
  8. Replies
    5
    Views
    2,323

    judging from the manual...

    judging from the manual https://www.daltonswadkin.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Wadkin-B700-800-Bandsaw-Manual-Parts-List.pdf they are the same guides as on our BZB 20".

    These might be suitable...
  9. Replies
    5
    Views
    2,323

    why not ask wadkin Wadkin - Woodworking Machines...

    why not ask wadkin Wadkin - Woodworking Machines
  10. Replies
    4
    Views
    759

    My opinion (after slabbing up plenty of green...

    My opinion (after slabbing up plenty of green silky oak) leave it at 2+ inch thicknesses, sticker it carefully, dry it for 18 months outside in a shed, then 6 months inside if you can, then resaw it,...
  11. get another 2nd hand C9, I've had mine since 1990

    get another 2nd hand C9, I've had mine since 1990
  12. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,691

    I think what you are missing is that the table...

    I think what you are missing is that the table alignment has nothing to do with the blade. The table attaches to the table via the trunnion assembly with 4 to 6 bolts in oversized holes. If you set...
  13. Replies
    39
    Views
    3,822

    One of these will do the trick...

    One of these will do the trick https://www.bunnings.com.au/deta-master-slave-five-outlet-power-point_p4430737 or SPB5ECO 5 WAY MASTER SLAVE POWER BOARD | or
    ...
  14. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,691

    not an original idea, just the cheap persons...

    not an original idea, just the cheap persons version of the ~$70 commercial product
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h49c-Ckjr9w

    and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZOSB2nA6sLc

    Brendan
  15. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,691

    If you want to know where the blade is pointing...

    If you want to know where the blade is pointing in relation to the fence (& table), BEFORE you alter the table alignment

    1. track the blade correctly with the guides removed or backed off (back of...
  16. Replies
    8
    Views
    4,967

    A.C.T.Swap Maybe check out joining the ACT Woodcraft Guild....

    Maybe check out joining the ACT Woodcraft Guild. Members get very good prices on our stock, some of which is milled in house from local exotics. In the past couple of months I have milled up things...
  17. Replies
    38
    Views
    6,708

    stretching the limits of the 14 inch horizontal...

    stretching the limits of the 14 inch horizontal bandsaw at the ACT WoodCraft Guild with a fair sized chunk of English elm culled from the Royal Military College
  18. N.S.W. I will take them

    I will take them
  19. Replies
    9
    Views
    1,407

    Its is also possible that you old blade was a...

    Its is also possible that you old blade was a hard-back blade like this https://www.lenoxtools.com/Pages/Product_productId_NeoType.aspx, and your new blade is a flex-back like this...
  20. Replies
    38
    Views
    6,708

    New Mk 2 design dogs for the HB350 is pop up...

    New Mk 2 design dogs for the HB350 is pop up type... much better than flip type

    and some video of the new dog design in action on some claret ash...
  21. Thread: Mini Max LAB 22

    by T91
    Replies
    13
    Views
    1,943

    I am looking at buying a Lab 22 at the mment. Any...

    I am looking at buying a Lab 22 at the mment. Any advice on issues you have had with yours would be appreciated before I part with the hard earned

    thanks
    Brendan
  22. Replies
    11
    Views
    2,556

    I thought I'd post a couple of pictures of the...

    I thought I'd post a couple of pictures of the guides on the Hare & Forbes BP 360 so you could actually see them, as they are so well hidden behind the blade guard on the standard machine that you...
  23. Replies
    38
    Views
    6,708

    452479452478452477452476 Today We added a flip...

    452479452478452477452476
    Today We added a flip up rear dog to one of the existing rear dogs on the HB350. This makes it possible to roll logs onto the bed with a back stop and secure them to make...
  24. Replies
    11
    Views
    2,556

    another Alex Snodgrass setup video ( a bit more...

    another Alex Snodgrass setup video ( a bit more recent ) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bxVyKsbuwZQ

    and how to align your band saw table (and fence ) to the blade to eliminate the perception of...
  25. Replies
    11
    Views
    2,556

    While I think of it, the plastic throat plate is...

    While I think of it, the plastic throat plate is an abomination when trying to deal with thin pieces which are less than the width of the throat plate. It flexes and causes all sorts of vibration...
  26. Replies
    11
    Views
    2,556

    I dont own a BP255 but I do own the BP360. My...

    I dont own a BP255 but I do own the BP360.

    My advice is to check the lower guides to make sure YOU can set them easily, particularly the thrust bearing, which on mine is a skimpy little half sized...
  27. Replies
    47
    Views
    28,315

    dont forget the lanthanides...

    dont forget the lanthanides https://www.homesciencetools.com/product/periodic-table-laminated/ and actinides
  28. Thread: Hammer C3 31

    by T91
    Replies
    6
    Views
    1,872

    Thanks Chis, that fence FELDER e-shop | HAMMER®...

    Thanks Chis,
    that fence FELDER e-shop | HAMMER® Circular saw rip fence | purchase online is precisely the sort of thing I am thinking of from a user point of view, but in any case all that...
  29. Thread: Hammer C3 31

    by T91
    Replies
    6
    Views
    1,872

    I put a couple of photos in the reply to Ian, but...

    I put a couple of photos in the reply to Ian, but I have just realized they don't do a decent job of showing the fence controls. I will get better more detailed photos on Thursday and post them

    ...
  30. Thread: Hammer C3 31

    by T91
    Replies
    6
    Views
    1,872

    Hi Ian, Typically I am using the rip fence as...

    Hi Ian,

    Typically I am using the rip fence as a stop when I am ripping the edge off long/large panels. Today it was to resize a series of re-purposed chipboard panels to put in the steel racking...
  31. Thread: Hammer C3 31

    by T91
    Replies
    6
    Views
    1,872

    Hammer C3 31

    It seems I have inherited a pre 2005 C3 31 (a green one) through a deceased estate donation to our woodcraft guild. So far I am its only user, and I absolutely love it to bits... mostly.

    Issues I...
  32. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,951

    On the subject of the Ryobi 254, I own an...

    On the subject of the Ryobi 254, I own an equivalent machine ( they are sold under about 20 different names). There are several reviews of the various incarnations on YouTube...
  33. Replies
    38
    Views
    6,708

    a photo of the HB350A in action with the timber...

    a photo of the HB350A in action with the timber team quarter sawing a London Plane log.

    If you look closely, you can see the home made sacrificial wooden dogs holding the log (We have a backer...
  34. Replies
    38
    Views
    6,708

    Just as a matter of interest, I have made up some...

    Just as a matter of interest, I have made up some Gidgee blocks out of a piece we had lying around. Any opinion/info on how Gidgee performs?

    As it happens I have some correct dimension Iron Bark...
  35. Replies
    38
    Views
    6,708

    A couple more photos to show the setup more...

    A couple more photos to show the setup more clearly
  36. Replies
    38
    Views
    6,708

    We have now made our own guide blocks from...

    We have now made our own guide blocks from timber. This first set are made from Turpentine and the general consensus of the 5 members testing the machine is that they are as good, if not better than...
  37. Replies
    38
    Views
    6,708

    We tried a 19mm 2TPI blade from Henry's today....

    We tried a 19mm 2TPI blade from Henry's today. The standard guides dont have enough free travel for the guide blocks to completely clear the gullet. I will probably make up some spacer pads to glue...
  38. Replies
    38
    Views
    6,708

    Hi cefn, I assume you are with the Caloundra...

    Hi cefn,

    I assume you are with the Caloundra woodworking club

    The ACT woodcraft guild also bought an HB350A after Wood Dust https://www.facebook.com/actwoodcraftguild/videos/2229405964007456/....
  39. Replies
    9
    Views
    2,179

    added auto start to the dust collector

    Latest addition to my el_cheapo dust collector is auto start/stop functionality via EcoSolutions (1x master 4xslave auto-stop power board) $38 from Bunnings. Works great. Have not come across any...
  40. Replies
    9
    Views
    2,179

    Variations so far are: Added some self adhesive...

    Variations so far are:
    Added some self adhesive weather/draft strip ($3) to the upper edge of the box to provide a better seal to the plywood lid/mounting panel. It provided a marginal but...
  41. Replies
    9
    Views
    2,179

    The el_cheapo $8 box from bunnings already comes...

    The el_cheapo $8 box from bunnings already comes with plastic wheels on the bottom. The plastic wheels roll along quite well and because they are cheap plastic, they are easy to side_pull/skid to a...
  42. Replies
    9
    Views
    2,179

    el cheapo cyclone setup

    $22 Chinese cyclone, sourced off ebay, mounted on 6mm Ply with 6 * 12mm screws. Plywood is clipped to wheeled $8 plastic box with 25mm PVC conduit cheapo_clips. chepest vac in Bunnies is mounted sans...
  43. Replies
    290
    Views
    67,668

    CLAIMED I'm in.

    I'm in.
  44. Replies
    11
    Views
    4,742

    A couple of years late with the reply, but I have...

    A couple of years late with the reply, but I have had a GTS10XC for about 5 years. As a saw it's great imo, plenty of power for my needs, and I really like the soft start. Most things operate well....
  45. Replies
    1
    Views
    1,994

    eliminate drift from your bandsaw

    Just tried this on my $50 2nd hand EBW4023 Ryobi 9 inch bandsaw which has always had a chronic drift problem https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vNdrkmx6ehI The technique worked like a charm. I cant...
  46. Replies
    74
    Views
    44,620

    Many Thanks, You have given me quite a few...

    Many Thanks,
    You have given me quite a few clues, including experimenting with my own moxon sub-bench, here pictured stored under my main bench (all constructed from various scavenged pallet...
  47. Replies
    74
    Views
    44,620

    I am interested in wooden threads. I am planning...

    I am interested in wooden threads. I am planning on making my next bench to be completely devoid of purchased hardware, and using home made wooden threads instead, most likely for a shoulder vice and...
  48. Replies
    488
    Views
    787,756

    CLAIMED I'm in.

    I'm in.
  49. Replies
    488
    Views
    787,756

    CLAIMED I'm in

    I'm in
Results 1 to 49 of 49