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|12-06-2015 08:42 AM||
Best Water Bourne Poly - 11 replies
I’m not a big poly fan, varnishes and lacquer are my go to. Being winter time, it’s too cold and humid for most finishes. Having to finish indoors I prefer poly. I’ve been using Crystallfin from Dalys in Seattle but I imagine there are better products on the market. I need to finish some stair treads so I need something dura...
|05-19-2014 02:32 AM||
My Lunchbox Mods - 2 replies
So i finally got around to upgrading my DW735 with a Shelix head. Things started off a little rough with me breaking a couple of the retaining clips: Nothing a little CA glue couldn’t fix: As i was removing the blades from the original cutter, one of the rare earth magnets fell out XD. CA glue to the rescue: The installation was s...
|09-10-2013 12:25 AM||
Wenge Quickly Dulling Edges - 3 replies
i’m in the process of building out several chess-like game boreds using Wenge and Curly maple. After a couple passes with my #6 or #4 the Wenge cuts quickly go from shavings to dust. The dark dust then clogs the pores on the maple. My irons have a 30 degree secondary bevel. Anyone have any suggestions to hand planing this wood other tha...
|03-20-2013 09:00 PM||
New LT-18 3000 Vibration Issues - 19 replies
I just purchased a new Laguna LT-18 3000 series bandsaw. It was a show room model from Woodcraft of seattle. Took sometime to get a 220v circuit setup and go through the setup. Upon initiate fire up i noticed some vibration. Once i got a blade tracked, the vibration was extreme. Here is a video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F6fnPsVxd8g I ...
|01-10-2013 02:26 AM||
Shelf + Wood Movement - 6 replies
I’m working on a coat rack and trying to figure out the best way to attach a shelf (see pictures of rough layout). I have a feeling that if I just use glue + pin nails eventually it will crack due to expansion / movement. Then again after I get done coating on the polyurethane It might just be fine? The shelf is roughly 1/2” x...
|12-07-2012 04:41 AM||
Resawing reclaimed lumber - 6 replies
Hello, I recently acquired some 1.25” planks of what i thought was solid douglas fir reclaimed from stadium bleacher seats (probably from a public park or school baseball field). I cut the 16’ planks down into 8’ planks for easier transport using my mitre saw and took it home. After getting the wood unloaded i realized ther...