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06-26-2012 03:44 PM

Anyone else hear the rumor there'd be no US west coast Woodworking Show tour this fall? - 5 replies

was planning the rest of my 2012 vacation days and usually reserve the Friday of The Woodworking Show, but heard there’d be no show in Portland, OR this fall, and that there’d be little presence at all on the US west coast. Is this true? Please advise. Thanks,MikeB

03-20-2012 03:05 PM

Am I rubbing Tung Oil too hard? - 4 replies

Hi,I’m finally finishing a nightstand I built years ago (the finishing part seems to take forever for me), and need advice on proper technique for a hand-rubbed tung oil finish. I am on my 4th or 5th coat and am wondering if I am doing this right. I’ve been steel-wooling between coats and tend to rub the hazy layer to a sheen, th...

03-21-2008 06:15 PM

Whats the deal with the Delta 20-959LX drill press (can't find it anywhere)? - 3 replies

looking to upgrade to a new drill press, saw some video/websites on Delta’s 20” Digital/Laser Drill Press, but cannot find it anywhere. I called CPO Delta, they said the model has been discontinued? Anyone know anything about this? Also, any recommendations? My current drill press is a 1HP Craftsman. And I hate the thought of ...

08-02-2007 07:18 PM

Photographer friend needs picture framing wood; looking for resources - 8 replies

Hi,I received an email from a photographer friend of mine. He has a large print he wants to frame and I think the places he has checked for wood frames are quite expensive. He asked me whether I knew of places to get this type of material. I told of a couple local (Portlnad, OR) places that carry moulding (for house trim/finish work) and migh...

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