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396 days ago

Advise from hand plane guys - 6 replies

I’m a 70 year old woodworker that only recently got into hand planes. Bought a Woodriver #4 and a Lei Nelson basic sharpening kit. Once I got pretty good at sharpening the iron I can not put the plane down. All of my 8/4 scrap stock is now less than 4/4. I love this plane. I am going to buy another plane and am lookingh at the Veritas low-...

493 days ago

Wooden medallions - 2 replies

About 7 years ago I ordered some wooden medallions from a company, I beleive was in Texas. The medallions were about an inch in diameter and 1/16 thick. A lazor would imprint various words and figures. Mine had “crafted by name” and had a tree in the center. I can not remember the company’s name and my 4 hour computer search di...

568 days ago

Need input from the best woodworkers on the internet - 4 replies

At the beginning of Dec. the Director of our Community Arts Center happen to see one of my MaLoof style rockers. She then called a friend at the local newspaper and the next thing I knew there was a full page article about my woodworking in the paper. This morning I reeived a call from a lady who is the scout master of a Cub Scout troop. She as...

578 days ago

Carving's that make my day. - 1 reply

As a regular on Lumberjocks I have noticed that Lidiya has not posted in a long time, which is unusual. I hope all is well.

586 days ago

My project post dissappeared - 10 replies

I posted photos of a cradle I made about 4 hours ago, checked it a little while later and there were 6 respnoces, 2 of which wanted to know where I got the plans. I answered and then checked back to my post. It dissappeared.

644 days ago

Sandpaper - 17 replies

Tired of spending $$ for sandpaper (sheets and 5” discs) at the big boxes, that doesn’t last very long. Where do you folks purchase your abrasives. Appreciate all responses.

1234 days ago

Angle grinder question - 2 replies

I am attempting to build a Maloof style rocker. A few folks have told me that an angle grinder and a Kutzall grinding wheel (half donut shape) is a big help especially for contouring the seat. My problem: I bought a new angle grinder that has a 5/8 inch arbor, the Kutzall wheel has a 7/8 inch arbor. I called tech support at Kutzal who told me th...

1378 days ago

How long to wait before applying wax. - 3 replies

I use a finish of equal parts of satin poly, mineral spirits and boiled linseed oil on most of my projects. On the black walnut rocker that I just completed I feel that I should give it a final coat of Johnson’s wax. How long should I wait to make sure the finish has cured. Any advise is appreciated.

1762 days ago

Would like your input/advise - 1 reply

http://C:\Documents and settings\dalet\Desktop\Lumberjocks\P.JPG!This is the second rocking chair that I’ve built and I plan on making a third out of Cherry. You will note that the seat is contoured from front to back, I was thinking of also contouring it (slightly) from side to side. I usually don’t alter original plans, but I have...


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