I am having big problems with my bandsaw cutting straight after changing the top tire and the blade. Pretty sure it is my fault as I have been fiddling with the adjuster wheel that controls the amount of forward or backward tilt on the top wheel.
I have Steve's set of bandsaw CDs but no longer...
The results for the Winter Challenge are now in and are made up as follows.
My thanks to Richard Findley for his usual sterling work.
Judge's Scores and comments.
1st- Dennisk - Well designed, well made and finished. Very elegant and classic design, planned and executed brilliantly. 10 points...
Its that time again.
The Winter Challenge was for a ‘Christmas Decoration’. Richard Findley has kindly agreed to judge this quarter’s Challenge,
The Winter quarter’s rules were:-
1. The Challenge is open to anyone and everyone.
Entries must be new and made...
Indeed. it is the vanilla version, the T38. I have to say that I have often wished I had paid the extra for the T38R as the chuck can easily 'unwind' when using cole jaws or even a heavy piece of wood ( centrifugal force and all that )...... but it seems I couldn't have anyway, :)
The two holes 'in the face of the chuck' are actually at the bottom of two of the jaw slide areas. There is a grub screw in each hole when you buy it which tighten down onto the shoulder of the spindle.
There are 3 problems with this.
1, They only work if you drill a small recess for them to...
Thats the whole silliness of it. The locking system is unuseable. I had assumed that was why the T38R was made at an extra £20 on the price but presumably you are saying that they haven't actually made it ?