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lightweightladylefty

lightweightladylefty

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Apr 2014    sunny central Wisconsin

RECALLS #15: Penn State Industries Recalls Woodworking Jaw Chuck Systems

Penn State Industries Recalls Woodworking Jaw Chuck Systems Due to Laceration Hazard: Recall Date: December 11, 2018 Recall Number: 19-045 Recall Summary Name of Product: Quick change jaw chuck systems Hazard: The jaws can loosen from...

RECALLS #14: Black & Decker Recalls Hammer Drills Due to Injury Hazard

Black & Decker Recalls Hammer Drills Due to Injury Hazard: Recall Date: November 1, 2018 Recall Number: 19-027 Recall Summary Name of Product: Black & Decker, Bostitch and Porter-Cable Hammer Drills and Drill Drivers Hazard: The...

RECALLS #13: RIDGID Wet/Dry Vacuums recalled due to Shock Hazard

I haven’t seen a woodworking recall for some time, but some of you might have this shop vac. Emerson Tool Company Recalls RIDGID Wet/Dry Vacuums Due to Shock Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Home Depot Recall Date: September 11, 2018 Recall...

Workshop safety #1: Workshop fire -- averted . . . and a "whuf" question

In the process of making a jig, I routed a dado for T-track in recycled plywood. Since my trim router was already set up with a ¾” straight bit, I used it – making four shallow passes 9” long and a total depth of 3/8”. After each pass I...

RECALLS #12: Direct Distributors Recalls Angle Grinders Due to Risk of Laceration

Recall Date: June 14, 2016 Recall Number: 16-196 Direct Distributors Recalls Angle Grinders Due to Risk of Laceration http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Direct-Distributors-Recalls-Angle-Grinders/ Recall Summary Name of Product: 4-inch...

RECALLS #11: This Mirka ROS recall includes more sanders

Recall Date: May 31, 2016 Recall Number: 16-182 Mirka Recalls Electric Random Orbital Sanders Due to Fire Hazard http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Mirka-Recalls-Electric-Random-Orbital-Sanders/ Recall Summary Name of Product: Random...

RECALLS #10: Robert Bosch Tool Recalls Grinders Due to Risk of Burns

Recall Date: May 11, 2016 Recall Number: 16-158 Robert Bosch Tool Recalls Grinders Due to Risk of Burns http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Robert-Bosch-Tool-Recalls-Grinders/ Recall Summary Name of Product: Bosch small angle grinders ...

Drum Sander speed control repair #2: PTL! It works!

I can’t express how thankful I am for all the help in getting my sander’s conveyor running again. Living in the middle of nowhere, I was unable to find a vendor for the bridge rectifier within an hour of here so I ordered one (actually two)...

Drum Sander speed control repair #1: I need help to identify a component on speed control circuit board

My drum sander’s conveyor recently quit. We were able (with help) to narrow down the problem to a component on the speed control. My husband said he is willing to attempt to solder on a new component (a new circuit board is over $240) but after...

My Workbench - My Best Workshop Buddy

Outfeed workbench – under $150 I had hoped to keep this bench under $100 but I think maybe I’m just too frugal (spelled c-h-e-a-p)! The main portion of the cabinet is made from lab cabinets we picked up from UW surplus sales. Across the top...