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|563 days ago||
Any woodturners attending SWAT this weekend? - 0 replies
I was wondering if any woodturners on LJ’s are attending SWAT in Waco, Tx this weekend? If so, and you’d like to meet, PM me so we can get together and say Hi!
|625 days ago||
Best finish for bottle stoppers? - 1 reply
I’m getting ready to turn some bottle stoppers and I was wondering what finish that other turners use on their bottle stoppers and why you prefer that finish. Do you like poly, lacquer, CA, a friction polish or wax? What is most durable and best suited for the purpose?
|1318 days ago||
Belated 2nd Anniversary - 4 replies
Even after a reminder from a fellow LJ, I missed my second anniversary this past Saturday on LJ’s. Must be suffering from that CRS disease. Anyway, even though I don’t post a lot I’m still here every day checking out projects, blogs, reviews and the forums. There’s always something to see, read and learn here. I hope ...
|1589 days ago||
Painting pen tubes? - 4 replies
I’ve got a question for the pen makers out there. I need white tubes for a Woodcraft European style pencil kit. The brass tubes show through the blue acrylic blank I used and turned the ends a greenish color. White tubes aren’t available in the pencil kit tube size so I’m wondering if I can paint the brass tubes myself and i...
|1772 days ago||
Value of electric motors - 6 replies
I have 4 electric motors that my dad gave me years ago. They’ve been stored in the attic for several years but they do run. I’m planning to list them on Craigslist but have no idea what to ask for electric motors. They need cleaned up and lubricated. One is a Marathon Electric 1/2 hp, 1725 rpm, looks like it can be either 115v or...