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|805 days ago||
Mortise, tenon and maybe epoxy? - 14 replies
Hey guys. Looking for a little guidance here. I’m getting ready for the final glue up of a storage bench and noticed that a few of the joinery is really loose. I didn’t do the best of job with some of the mortises and the tenons are loose. Should/can I use epoxy in these joints to fill in some of the gaps or just use titebond. ...
|926 days ago||
I’m almost finished a bathroom vanity based on this my wife saw at Lowes. My version is made of poplar and I was leaning towards finishing it with a water based black lacquer. The problem is I can’t seem to find a place here that has black lacquer and this would be the first time using it. I was wondering what the best approac...
|1258 days ago||
Card Scraper guidance needed. - 21 replies
Hello LJ’s. I’ve convinced myself that I need to pick up a card scraper. I’ve read some article and listened to some advice from this site. My question isn’t so much about the card scraper, but more towards the burnishing. I see at Rockler/Woodcraft I can purchase a burnisher. I was wondering if I could get away wi...
|1314 days ago||
Best finish for bathroom vanity top - 10 replies
I’m about to put the finishing touches on a walnut bathroom vanity with a maple top. The sink will be a drop in sink resting on the maple top. I have a lot to learn about finishng. Here’s my question. What would be the best finish for the maple top? I will not be staining the top. My wife wants to see the wood grain. My conc...
|1343 days ago||
Jointer - Craiglist - 14 replies
What do you guys think. Worth the $$? I don’t have a jointer, but could really use one. I’m just wondering if this is a good deal or should I consider something else. http://terrahaute.craigslist.org/tls/1667696386.html
|1374 days ago||
How long do I have to wait? - 16 replies
Hi everyone. Simple question here. I just picked up some 4/4 walnut and maple. How long do I need to let it sit in my shop to acclimate until I can start working with it? I can’t wait to get started on my project, but I don’t want mess it up from the very beginning.
|1385 days ago||
USA hockey winning 4-2 in the third! - 10 replies
I didn’t see this coming. USA up 4-2 against Canada in the third period! Very surprising against a very good Canada team.
|1388 days ago||
Hello everyone. I just finished constructing a V-drum sander and was wondering where the best place to buy H&L sandpaper by the yard. I don’t want to purchase an entire roll untill I’m sure I’ll be happy with the sander. Is there a place where I can buy say 5 or 6 ft of 3” H&L paper without paying too much?