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|774 days ago||
humidity - 10 replies
What percent do you consider being too high to varnish a piece?
|784 days ago||
STAND BACK!!!! - 4 replies
I actually found USA made 3/4 birch plywood at HD today. Stamped right on the edge made in USA. Will wonders never cease?
|793 days ago||
Tampa Wood Show 2011 - 12 replies
I just came back from my second day . I can only give this show about 3 stars. I have been going to this series of showes for 5 plus years and it seems to get poorer every year.First year I went it(Columbus Ohio) was shoulder to shoulder for three days straight. Lots of vendors(and a bargain or two) Next year it wasn’t as much and going do...
|808 days ago||
TAMPA WOOD SHOW - 13 replies
The Tampa wood show is the 18,19 and 20th of March. I have sent out a number of Emails to people that inititally expressed interest in maybe a get together after the show, however the response was not to good.I propose (as suggested by others) that about 3 o’clock on Saturday any LJ’ers interested could just meet in the lobby of the ...
|810 days ago||
good information FYI - 2 replies
FYI, Hardwoodinfo.com (go to hardwood basics on the web page) has some very good information about various woods properties and availability.
|817 days ago||
attention A1Jim - 8 replies
How about an update on your son? Is he getting along okay?
|823 days ago||
LJ's toolbar - 11 replies
Anyone know how to get rid of it after you have loaded it on your computer?I cannot find any uninstaller or even a listing for it other than on the t/b.
|826 days ago||
And the winner is...... - 20 replies
I am going to buy a new drum sander, either the Jet 16/32 or the Grizz 458(18/36) I’ve read all the reviews on LJ and other places and since I can’t afford both of them thought I would ask….If you were going to buy one tomorrow which would you buy?I’m serious about this.
|831 days ago||
Question for drum sander owners - 6 replies
I’m doing my homework on drum sanders and here’s the question. Everyone I look at(brand doesn’t matter) state not to use for edge sanding. Now , how narrow are they talking? what about table legs etc? I’m aware of “batching” items but suppose I want to run a single item say 1-1/2”? What’s the conse...
|844 days ago||
OK,I brought it on myself!!! - 4 replies
Built mommie a computer desk from plans out of a WW magazine. UNFORTUNATELY, I made the mistake of buying some chinese plywood from HD. I sanded it(100,120,150 and no, I did not go thru the veneer)Minwax prestain then I stained it(minwax) let dry for two days…minwax clear poly top coat….....now the problem…several sections of t...
|859 days ago||
Stand design - 2 replies
I sent this idea to Delta and never heard a word from them.I’m a retired pipefitter and we used “tripod pipe stands” with a screw adjustment on top which made fitting up weld joints precise . Point being this would make it easier to set up a stand for outfeed/infeed without the hassel of trying to match the height of the saw t...
|869 days ago||
HF blade sharpener - 3 replies
Has anyone used this item? Any comments?
|879 days ago||
Looking for finishing comments - 3 replies
I’ve just built a sofa table and stained it with chestnut stain. Now I’m thinking of putting a coat of Tung Oil on all of it and then poly on the top for protection. Any comments good or bad about this? The stain job came out really nice(wife likes it so that’s half the battle)
|895 days ago||
DW734 planer on craigslist(florida) - 7 replies
Says it’s brand new and has a pictureDW734,$175.00. posted Tuesday morning 12/7gives a phone number 813-449-3324 in Citrus Park(I do not know this person,just passing it on)
|902 days ago||
combo stain and poly - 15 replies
Has anyone else tried this? I’ve tried to use it twice and am not impressed with the results. I’ve tried brushing with a foam brush and wiping with a pad, neither was impressive to me. This was a pecan stain and maybe I’m expecting too much. I used it on pine,stirred as needed,sanded to 180(from 100 thru the grits) applied a se...
|915 days ago||
multiple messaging - 2 replies
Does anyone know if you can send messages to several people at the same time(like e-mail) and if you do, how?I need to send a message to about 8 people at the same time and hate the thought of typing it eight times.
|916 days ago||
bending - 4 replies
This is my answer to a steamer /bending box. I used “dog ears”(fence slats) stapled them loosely together and used a steamer supplied by Camper. I tried 1/4 maple and it did bend but not very good. May not have got it steamed enough. I used 1/8 poplar and left it in the steamer for about 20 minutes. Seems to work good. I’ll be ...
|916 days ago||
baby sander - 3 replies
Does anyone have any experience with the grizzly baby drum(12”) sander? comments/good/bad?
|918 days ago||
Am I missing something? - 7 replies
Is it just me or is PW going up in other parts of the country. I priced some Oak PW today(big box store) and it was $45.00 per 4×8 sheet. It also was made in China.
|923 days ago||
Meeting place??? - 7 replies
Maybe there could be an area dedicated to people wanting to get together in their local area/state.Like maybe anyone in(for example) California could post and see if they got some responses for a local get together. That bunch in Michigan looked like they had a great time.Just a thought.