Search found 5 matches

by thinkpositive
Thu Aug 22, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Speed controller
Replies: 1
Views: 440

Speed controller

Has anyone made or know of someone who has made a speed controller for a single phase pillar drill ?.

Thank you
by thinkpositive
Thu Aug 22, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: Hand Tools
Topic: Hand plane blade sharpening
Replies: 1
Views: 916

Hand plane blade sharpening

Hello I have several questions on different topics but the one i really want to have answered is , Whats the cheapest and best way to sharpen a plane blade with minimal cash outlay on special tools . I have tried emery paper on a glass surface but after a while the paper tears up . I i have to go fo...
by thinkpositive
Mon Mar 04, 2019 8:21 am
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Band saw Mods
Replies: 5
Views: 855

Re: Band saw Mods

Well i tinkered with the idea of cutting metal but speed reduction i think could be a whole new project so maybe leave well alone . I am very pleased with the saw since i purchased proper blades made in the UK but i need a bigger table , a light and a proper ripping fence . I have looked at you tube...
by thinkpositive
Sun Mar 03, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Band saw Mods
Replies: 5
Views: 855

Re: Band saw Mods

Thanks for the reply Yes already has a table and it sits on a steel frame stand at a comfortable height and my custom made blocks that sit on 25mm marine ply. What i,m looking for is some ideas to enhance its capability. I have pondered the idea of buying a metal cutting blade but fragments of metal...
by thinkpositive
Sat Mar 02, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: Power Tools and Machinery
Topic: Band saw Mods
Replies: 5
Views: 855

Band saw Mods

Hello people
I have one of the De walt 739 bandsaws and finally ordered some excellent blades , this has improved it no end .
But what can i make to improve the bandsaw even further , like a fence or table or something , any suggestions help please .

Thank you