Hi Doreen, Believe it or not, I've seen that hinge before. I am not sure, but I think it is an old Amerock hinge, and the only place where you might find it is a catalog or supplier that sells vintage
Hi Lee I wouldn't have gone with Maple myself; Maple can move more than you would like it too. Sometimes I get it and the boards are quite distorted so requires quite a it of machining. There are timbers
Hi Gail, this is most likely a lacquer finish, so there are many products available like the General: https://www.woodcraft.com/products/general-finishes-furniture-cleaner But just plain mineral
What could you be doing wrong?...I don't think it's anything you're doing wrong, but I am unfamiliar with that machine. Are they direct drive?..Do they use a belt?..is there any lubrication or grease points?
Hey Robert...what material were you cutting...and for what length of time??.(10 minutes, 2 hours, half a day, etc), and were you using an extension cord? In my experience, these saws are "hobby" grade