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|11-10-2014 02:26 AM||
Finishing MDF edges - 14 replies
I cut a number of shapes out of the Plum Creek Premium MDF. When I try to paint the edges, the MDF appears to absorb the primer / paint like a sponge. I am seeking a cost effective and efficient method / product to produce acceptable painted edges on MDF. I currently use Kilz oil based primer spray paint followed up with various brands of s...
|09-11-2014 03:01 AM||
I give up. Previously, someone else posted a forum topic about some round plastic containers that screwed together which looked perfect for storing sanding disks in. I saved the topic on a computer that has since decided it no longer wants to fire up. I have searched Lumberjocks, the internet, under my pillow, etc. and can not find the forum ...
|04-22-2013 11:03 PM||
CMT Lonnie Bird Crown Molding Set For Sale - 0 replies
New, never used, Quantity 1 CMT Lonnie Bird’s Crown Molding Set, Item 800.523.11. 1/2” Shank, 7 Piece Set, wooden storage box. $275.00 USD. We will pay for the shipping (our choice) in continental USA. We can accept Cash, PayPal, Visa, and M/C. I purchased a W&H Moulder Planer instead of using this set. !
|02-01-2013 10:59 PM||
The Woodworking Shows have added a Ft Worth show to their 2013 calendar – March 8-10, 2013, in Ft Worth. Due to the late addition to the calendar, a list of vendors is not available on their website and may influence how many vendors will actually include it in their rotation. In addition, a private Texas individual, who loves woodwork...
|01-18-2013 03:58 AM||
I have been seeking out a formula or method to accurately and repeatedly divide an ellipse into multiple equal chords. My current design needs to be divided into 24 equal chords. I have AutoCAD and have tried the array command w/o success. Will Aspire or V-Carve do this instead? Is there a mathematical formula for doing this? Any help is al...
|01-18-2013 03:53 AM||
Varying grades of MDF? - 15 replies
Are there differing grades of MDF? I had some leftover MDF from a project several years back and it was significantly different than another piece of MDF from a different project. I don’t recall where I purchased either piece from, since I moved a lot during the time period of those previous projects. One of the pieces appeared to have ...
|12-03-2012 04:40 PM||
Facebook Page - PRG Designs - 9 replies
We just added our Facebook page – PRG Designs – for our business. If you do FB, please visit the site and if anything interests you, we would be honored if you would “Like” the page. As always, trying to be thrifty and use all the no cost / low cost resources we can to get our business the most exposure that we can. ...
|12-03-2012 07:23 AM||
Attention Newbies, Lurkers, etc.! - 42 replies
After seeing several posts from “Newbies”, I usually check to see where they are located. Much to my dismay, frequently this information is left blank for whatever reason. You don’t need to put down an exact address or even the name of a small town that might identify you, but please put down at least a nearby metropolitan ar...
|12-03-2012 05:31 AM||
Scary Sharp - 4 replies
Since acquiring my CNC, I have had my greatest success with end mill bits. I purchased my original end mill bits from Magnate and was fairly satisfied with the results once I narrowed down the feed rate and spindle speed for each different size. Along the way, those bits have hit the stray screws,, etc. in the learning process and I felt I nee...
|12-02-2012 03:35 AM||
Cutting Plexiglas on a CNC for a WOOD project - 7 replies
Has anyone cut 0.080 plexiglas on a CNC? If so, what kind/size bit were you most successful with? What spindle speed and/or feed rate were you using? How did you hold the plexiglas to the spoil board? Thanks in advance for any consideration you can give this matter.
|11-23-2012 11:57 PM||
Cutting Board Question - Care Instructions - 4 replies
What instructions do you include when selling or giving away an end grain cutting board? I was thinking of: Do not immerse in waterDo not wash in dishwasherRe-oil after finish dullsWood moves naturally – Allow wood to acclimate to your home environment To all cutting board veterans, please add your relevant suggestions to this list....
|11-06-2012 03:24 AM||
LJ Cutting Board Question - 13 replies
I have been asked to put a blood groove in one of my cutting boards. What profile router bit does anyone typically use? And how deep do you cut the blood groove with said router bit profile? Does the wood make a difference on which router bit profile you use? Thanks in advance for any consideration you can give this matter.
|09-04-2012 08:36 PM||
FDA approved wood species for food contact - 12 replies
I just received my latest e-mail blast from Cook Woods. In the e-mail there was a curious statement about the wood species being offered: “Approved by the FDA for food containers, cottonwood works well for bowls or other turned articles.” I have no reason not to believe this statement, but it did make me curious what other wood sp...
|08-12-2012 11:17 PM||
Found this on CL and saw that other LJ’s were looking for these ornamental mills. http://dallas.craigslist.org/ndf/tls/3179465179.html I have no connection what so ever with this sale. Just letting others know what is available.
|07-06-2012 01:15 AM||
1 HP Jet Dust Collector Motor - 0 replies
I no longer have a use for the following motor: Qty 1 – used 1 HP electrical motor. 3450 RPM. 115/230V. Motor was used to power a Jet Dust Collector. May be adaptable for other or different applications. Prewired for 115V with switch and cord. Fair Condition. The sheet metal gave up early on, but the motor was still in great shape so...
|03-22-2012 09:14 PM||
Wide Belt Sander vs Wide Drum Sander - 8 replies
I own a PowerMax Supermax 25” single drum sander, which is one really well built machine. I purchased it before Powermax was consumed by Jet and then was spit back out as Supermax. I have been researching my alternatives to a wider unit. Back in college (20+ years ago) I had access to a 24” wide belt sander. When it worked it work...
|03-11-2012 02:22 AM||
Retrieving a "saved" LJ's project entry - 6 replies
Does anyone know how to retrieve a LJ’s project entry that was shown as being “saved” at the bottom of my very long and detailed project description? I hit the “post this project” button and my project description and pictures disappeared. I tried my back button and kept getting error messages and finally a screen...
|02-06-2012 02:36 AM||
Being relatively new to the LJ site, could anyone advise me how to search LJ’s for members by their geographical location, i.e. Texas, etc.? Just typing in the geographical location returns a lot of results that aren’t as specific as I would hope for. In the alternative, if this search function is not available, how would one go ab...