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02-10-2016 12:07 AM

Button Lac - 5 replies

I saw some walnut finished with button lac. It looked great. I have heard that the clarity is not great. I know it is waxed and I would want to fill the grain with the shellac. That is spray on a lite coat, sand it back and keep it up until the grain is filled then apply the shellac.Any advice would be appreciated.

12-02-2015 08:39 PM

Kehoe Help - 6 replies

I have resurrected a Kehoe Jig. I cannot find the directions nor the bit that came with it. I seems that it take a 7d dovetail bit. Does anyone know what the bit width and diameter should be?I can fine a 17/32 bit but I do not know what the height should be. I have a guide bushing that will work now I just need to know what 1/4’’ ...

10-18-2015 07:08 PM

The Ford Model T - 0 replies

10-16-2015 08:23 PM

Long Jointer Adjustment - 11 replies

Many years ago I came by one of the last Steve Knight’s wooden hand planes. It is 30’’. I must have told him that was what I wanted. I developed a shoulder problem got it fixed then had the other one fixed. I am now ready to have a go at it.IIRC it is bevel up. I have been on Youtube trying to learn how to adjust the blade ...

09-24-2015 11:25 AM

Great Firewood - 2 replies

08-29-2015 12:04 AM

Love those Military Pilots - 6 replies

08-21-2015 09:09 AM

A Great Traffic Safety Inovation - 3 replies

06-26-2015 01:15 AM

Twangy Guitar - 0 replies

One of my favorites.

06-16-2015 09:06 PM

A Nice Pair - 2 replies

Hoping for Independence Day.

03-23-2015 12:51 AM

Astounding and Beautiful - 1 reply

I hope you enjoy this.

01-14-2015 09:00 PM

Gripping Commercial - 0 replies

This is a good one. It will keep you on the edge of your seat. It is not profane, etc. Get ready

01-12-2015 11:10 PM

Hope this is the right place for this - 3 replies

01-03-2015 01:02 AM

You Neve Know - 0 replies

My friend of 60+ years picked up his shotgun, went into his back yard and ended it all.He had had cryptogenic neuropathy for over 13 years. I always thought he would go the pill route when he couldn’t take it anymore.It would have been easier to tell his small grandchildren that he died in his sleep.I feel sadness for his family. I have n...

12-27-2014 11:34 AM

Popup Blocker - 20 replies

The popups are becoming a real bother to me. A few are blocked by MS but come up in back of the main window by the dozens. The there are those that take over the whole screenI would like some recommendations for blockers that do the job. In the past, years ago, I used a couple but they seemed to let the same ads in as the URL’s were chan...

11-26-2014 01:16 PM

Just when I had it made - 12 replies

I got an email from an Uganda princess that she wanted to send me a bunch of money because I am a good fellow. Just now, “Helen” from the IRS called and warned me that I am in deep Kim Chi if I don’t call her back immediately! And just when happy days seemed here at last.:)

11-10-2014 01:40 PM

Infinity Band Saw Blades - 1 reply

I received Infinity’s new catalog. It has a promotion for “Infinity Rip Band Saw Blades.” The narrowest is 5/8ths in.Is anyone going to give one a try? I wonder how that width would work on a 14’’ BS?

11-08-2014 12:48 PM

Delta Unisaw CL - 0 replies

Jacksonville CL has a Unisaw without motor and a few other missing items for $300. The picture looks as if the saw is in good shape. I have one so I don’t need two.

11-07-2014 12:06 PM

DW 708 SCMS Adjustment. - 2 replies

I have managed so adjust the saw blade to 0 degrees and 45 degrees to the left but cannot get the blade to 45d to the right. The adjustment bolt is below the right adjustment bolt for the 0 degree scale. I have adjusted it and the degree pointer will only move about 10d maximum. If I kept turning it it seems as if the bolt would come out comp...

11-03-2014 08:40 PM

Jig Saw - 8 replies

Which one of the Bosch jig saws is considered the best? I do not do well with a BS. Yes I have tried and tried. I still want to move curved items opposite of the way they should go.

11-01-2014 06:53 PM

Pallet Load - 2 replies

I am wondering if I can get tape measures by the pallet load. I don’t know how many I have purchased over the years but I still can find but one.Then there’s the sockets, ratchets and wrenches. I have been putting them in order and in boxes. I have to have at least each three of 1/4’’, 3/8’’ and 1/2’&...

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