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Forum: Tool talk 03-18-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 807
Posted By Cochese
That's the one I have. I think the more expensive...

That's the one I have. I think the more expensive set is on par with the Benjamin's Best mentioned previously.
Forum: Tool talk 03-18-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 807
Posted By Cochese
I have the 34706 as well. One of the best things...

I have the 34706 as well. One of the best things HF sells. I eventually broke the base requiring a new one, which I think I posted here. I have the 8pc HF tool set, and it's marginal. Good for...
Forum: Tool talk 03-11-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 674
Posted By Cochese
On pure price, I think they overshot by 300...

On pure price, I think they overshot by 300 dollars. Not surprised, though.
Forum: Tool talk 03-09-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,518
Posted By Cochese
Festool is really something that takes using to...

Festool is really something that takes using to grasp how good they are. Not everything, mind you, but a lot.

I was on this forum and others in 2010, 2011, 2012 not understanding why people would...
Forum: Tool talk 03-09-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,518
Posted By Cochese
It's on the list. I need to get some plywood to...

It's on the list. I need to get some plywood to do it, I've been trying to sort out a layout to determine if I had the room. It looks like I can get on that perhaps at the end of the month.
Forum: Tool talk 03-09-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,518
Posted By Cochese
I was going to do a review, but probably need to...

I was going to do a review, but probably need to spend more time with my latest purchase, the 150/3 sander. This thing is out of this world good, it may be their best product. The ergonomics are...
Forum: Shop Setup, Layout, and Design 03-05-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,040
Posted By Cochese
It's total. Not really a lot of wiggle room,...

It's total. Not really a lot of wiggle room, either.
Forum: Shop Setup, Layout, and Design 03-05-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,040
Posted By Cochese
One consideration was to go through the variance...

One consideration was to go through the variance application process to see if I could put a 12x16 shop where I planned to do a 12x12. The site survey that is required and the documentation, plus the...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 03-02-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 786
Posted By Cochese
I tried cleaning mine yesterday and couldn't get...

I tried cleaning mine yesterday and couldn't get all the dust off with a dry towel. It has basically not come off the saw since I got it.
Forum: Tool talk 02-28-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 974
Posted By Cochese
The assortment box is 285, and includes tenons...

The assortment box is 285, and includes tenons from the 5mm to 10mm size, the systainer, and most importantly the cutters. You would spend more buying them individually, unless you didn't want tenons...
Forum: Bargain Alerts 02-19-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,281
Posted By Cochese
I put in an email to corporate to see about...

I put in an email to corporate to see about availability for this area. If I get a positive response I will let you know.

Otherwise, I may do a bit of driving today and see what I can see.
Forum: Bargain Alerts 02-18-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,281
Posted By Cochese
If anyone sees one of these, I don't know the...

If anyone sees one of these, I don't know the rules for shipping, but I'd gladly take a set for 25 and some shipping.

My two original NiCds are almost dead, even with just keeping them for radio...
Forum: Shop Setup, Layout, and Design 02-18-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,040
Posted By Cochese
Probably going with a pergola over the deck. Want...

Probably going with a pergola over the deck. Want to do a stone fire pit and everything, it's going to be a family space with the secondary function of being some extra working space. I will probably...
Forum: Shop Setup, Layout, and Design 02-16-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,040
Posted By Cochese
The time has finally come

After years of fixing up, struggling and being generally dissatisfied with my shop, the time has come to say goodbye. I discovered some fairly extensive rot on the exterior ply on the high side, a...
Forum: Tool talk 02-15-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By Cochese
Stationary or handheld?

Stationary or handheld?
Forum: Project related discussions 02-14-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 996
Posted By Cochese
Just storage for now.

Just storage for now.
Forum: Bargain Alerts 02-12-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,379
Posted By Cochese
I'd rather get a R4512 for that price. I think I...

I'd rather get a R4512 for that price. I think I paid about $275 for my 21829.
Forum: Shop Setup, Layout, and Design 02-11-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By Cochese
Last time the jackpot approached a billion I had...

Last time the jackpot approached a billion I had the same dreams.

http://www.the144workshop.com/mega-dreaming/

There's a mansion for sale locally for $14M that would be ideal, but alas.
...
Forum: Project related discussions 02-11-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 996
Posted By Cochese
Lag bolts. Unfortunately I did not predrill with...

Lag bolts. Unfortunately I did not predrill with the lathe off the mounting points, and it got ugly when I tried to predrill the mounting points around the motor. I broke two bolts and a drill bit,...
Forum: Project related discussions 02-11-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 996
Posted By Cochese
It's 3/4" MDF (so a true 3/4"). I figured that...

It's 3/4" MDF (so a true 3/4"). I figured that the vac is powerful enough to grab anything, or I could always use air.
Forum: Project related discussions 02-10-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 996
Posted By Cochese
Most likely not. In the end I may end up putting...

Most likely not. In the end I may end up putting in another drawer.
Forum: Project related discussions 02-09-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 996
Posted By Cochese
Yes. It may be hard to see in the render. ...

Yes. It may be hard to see in the render.

The top drawer will be an open one, with room for 5-10 chisels. The design will be similar to this:...
Forum: Project related discussions 02-09-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 996
Posted By Cochese
Thanks. I forgot to mention the genesis of the...

Thanks. I forgot to mention the genesis of the project.

1) I needed storage for the stuff. The stock stand was not made with that in mind.
2) The stock stand was not made for dragging and pushing...
Forum: Project related discussions 02-09-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 996
Posted By Cochese
Lathe stand

Technically, it isn't done. I need to go get some plywood to make two drawer - one for the lathe tools, and the other for accessories. However, in general spirit it is done.

The plan was to do...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 02-06-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 758
Posted By Cochese
You replaced the digitizer, right?

You replaced the digitizer, right?
Forum: Bargain Alerts 02-05-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,281
Posted By Cochese
Anyone have an in-store SKU I could ask stock...

Anyone have an in-store SKU I could ask stock quantities about?
Forum: Shop Setup, Layout, and Design 02-02-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 577
Posted By Cochese
Ahh, I was thinking of rigid foam. I wonder how...

Ahh, I was thinking of rigid foam. I wonder how that would work.
Forum: Shop Setup, Layout, and Design 02-02-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 577
Posted By Cochese
That looks really great. You used foam? What...

That looks really great. You used foam? What depth?
Forum: Around the coffee pot 01-26-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,349
Posted By Cochese
Early March, same as usual.

Early March, same as usual.
Forum: Around the coffee pot 01-26-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,349
Posted By Cochese
Peachtree being the largest vendor is one of the...

Peachtree being the largest vendor is one of the two major complaints I have about the Atlanta show. It's great that they sponsor it, but it's basically transporting their store up the road. It's...
Forum: Tool talk 01-24-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 657
Posted By Cochese
The Marples blades that have gotten good reviews...

The Marples blades that have gotten good reviews are made in Italy. Yes, I enjoy mine quite well. In fact, I will probably gradually replace my Freud blades with the Marples. The 24T rip and the 12"...
Forum: BT3x00 related discussions 01-23-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 793
Posted By Cochese
Works in Chrome.

Works in Chrome.
Forum: Bargain Alerts 01-23-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,533
Posted By Cochese
I'm still looking for pieces a year later...

I'm still looking for pieces a year later...
Forum: Other Tablesaws 01-18-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 787
Posted By Cochese
Very nice, I'm surprised you had one local....

Very nice, I'm surprised you had one local. Haven't seen one in ages.

If I could get one, I might just pull the trigger.
Forum: Shop Setup, Layout, and Design 01-18-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,166
Posted By Cochese
No, that is a mid-90s floor model Craftsman. I'm...

No, that is a mid-90s floor model Craftsman. I'm starting not to like it due to design elements that make it take up more space than the competition, but functionally it works fine. Needs a tune,...
Forum: Shop Setup, Layout, and Design 01-17-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,166
Posted By Cochese
I picked it up yesterday, and installed it today....

I picked it up yesterday, and installed it today.

This is the old reel and hose, and where it was. Too wide, especially with the handle.
...
Forum: Tool talk 01-17-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,488
Posted By Cochese
Is a handwheel pretty self-explanatory in it's...

Is a handwheel pretty self-explanatory in it's function?
Forum: Shop Setup, Layout, and Design 01-09-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,166
Posted By Cochese
Honestly, no. I haven't found any reels with them...

Honestly, no. I haven't found any reels with them included, so it hasn't been worth considering an extra expense. Perhaps I'll try one out if I replace the PVC, which I haven't enjoyed.
Forum: Shop Setup, Layout, and Design 01-08-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,166
Posted By Cochese
That is what I have as well. I am not enamored...

That is what I have as well. I am not enamored with it.
Forum: Shop Setup, Layout, and Design 01-08-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,166
Posted By Cochese
New air reel

I have a manual reel, one that takes up a bit more room than I would like. In addition, it is an absolute PITA to mount. I want to buy a new reel that retracts and perhaps is a bit narrower.

My...
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