Maintenance Update Aug 15/22

Some routine maintenance today. The traffic in the shop is low, so there is not to much repair to do. Two housekeeping matters: the back patios are not being cleaned after use. Just because they are outside does not mean you can leave a mess. Please clean up. The second matter is one that seems […]

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Maintenance Report Aug 8/22

Many thanks to Stewart Tagg for his report on the maintenance meeting today. He reports that it was a relatively easy session with routine maintenance and some repairs. Routine MaintenanceAll bandsaws were checked, cleaned and guides adjusted. Radial Arm Saw cleaned and checked, all ok. Both routers were removed, cleaned and adjusted. Resaw Band SawExhaust […]

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Maintenance Report Aug 1/22

Band SawsWe had the blade fail on the 1/2″ band saw last week. It was caused by a member cutting a curve in mesquite (very hard) and 4-5″ thick (very thick). The blade deformed, possibly because the radius was too small for the blade size (minimum curve radius for the 1/2″ is 2.5″) or because […]

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