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|299 days ago||
Does Roy take into account wood expansion? - 29 replies
So I was watching the most recent web video of The Woodwright’s Shop, Rachell’s Standing Desk PT. 2 (which can be viewed at: ( http://m.video.pbs.org/video/2365021461/ ), and I don’t understand how Roy’s frame and panel lid allows for any movement of the 10” wide board, with the four part frame neatly mitered at all...
|378 days ago||
Question about oak finishing, need help - 20 replies
I am in the processing of finish an oak dining room table, first time I’ve used oak, and I’m experiencing a problem that I don’t understand: Three board oak top on the table, dyed dark mahogany using TransTint, and attempting to finish with General Finishes Arm-R-Seal, three coats so far. The attached photos show as best ...
|475 days ago||
Question for the hand saw users out there ..... - 4 replies
To the hand saw users out in there Lumberjocks land, I have a question regarding my intended sharpening of three hand saws I own: In total, I have 6 hand saws, two of which are 26” panel saws & one a relatively new PAX Dovetail saw – Rip Cut, none of which are under consideration here in this survey / question. What I am about...
|517 days ago||
Good application for a SawStop - 7 replies
I’m not promoting SawStop here, not really a fan of theirs, but when you see this guy using his “circular saw” in the first part of this video, I think you’ll agree he probably should consider getting one. http://youtu.be/jKKcyKxu7aQ
|664 days ago||
Easy & quick Edge Jointing with a router - 5 replies
Having a need to edge joint manu boards for my current project, which I always did by hand in the past, I wanted a quick and easy way to keep this project moving. (Actually, it was the wife who this project is for & she said she hasn’t seen much progress lately) So, I decided to try this following method:Clamp a 4 ft or 6 ft metal stra...
|713 days ago||
Paraffin have adverse effects on glue? - 3 replies
I’m in the process of hand jointing some really gnarly cherry boards for a chest on chest project, and to make the Stanley #7 move smoother, I’ve used paraffin on the sole. It occurs to me, this is wax, so I’m wondering: Will the paraffin possibly have adverse effects on the Titebond properly doing its job? Has anyone had an...
|719 days ago||
I've got an addiction and I need help - 44 replies
OK, I admit it, I’ve got an addiction and I know I need help. I’ve searched the LJs site for assistance and to no avail. Therefore I’m turning to you guys to see if I’m alone in this habit.I just came from a shop cleanup, and I basically didn’t throw away any wood. I’m addicted to scraps. I can’t help my...