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06-23-2008 06:30 PM

Just a thank you - 5 replies

I just wanted to take a moment and thank all those who share here on Lumberjocks. I am a relatively new member here but I really do enjoy participating with all of you. Whether it be a completed project or following along as the work progresses or even the sometimes heated answers spawned from harmless appearing questions. The spark for this tod...

03-17-2008 11:53 PM

Bandsaw Blade question??? - 8 replies

A friend will ordering a carbide tipped bandsaw blade for the 18” Delta. What my question is, what type of tooth arrangement would work best. He will be resawing and roughing out bowl blanks, the wood used will range from Mango( similar to a hard maple) on the soft side up to Keawe ( mesquite) and Ohia (similar to walnut)on the harder end....

03-01-2008 05:31 PM

Location, Location, Location - 13 replies

I was looking at the map that has the small red markers that locate each of our homes and shops. I know that many more LJer’s have yet to add thier shop/home location. I think it would exciting to see the map covered. I think that even if your shop is a future goal or even a work in progress, I would still love to see where your at and a e...

12-03-2007 07:18 PM

I need some help with bleaching - 1 reply

I am working on couple fairly traditional hall tables. And I would like to try bleaching the Ohia I will be using. Ohia is very similar in appearance to walnut in both grain and color. The ohia grays very evenly when exposed to direct sun. I plan to ebonize the legs and top which I have done in the past with a simple steel wool vinegar solution,...

12-03-2007 06:37 PM

Pool Table Refurbish - 4 replies

Good news!, I have been working on the design for this project for several months, and the the owner has finally made the call. The existing table is a old Brunswick that he picked up at an auction. the table is made from pressed board that has really suffered from the humidity here in Hawaii, but the actual frame is all in really good shapeI ha...

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