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|140 days ago||
GRAIN DIRECTION QUESTION. PLEASE HELP!! - 11 replies
Good evening everyone, I have been given the opportunity to be a part of a major retirement. My chief is retiring after 41 years with the City of Miami Fire Department. He has been a very influential person in my career and as one of his lieutenants, esteem him to be one of the finest chiefs the department has seen, and a fine man. We ar...
|340 days ago||
PROBLEMS WITH GENERAL FINISHES GEL STAIN???? - 9 replies
Hey everyone! I know this is a strange topic being that General finishes is pretty much foolproof. But I wanted to get someone elses opinion and advice. I had a run in with General finishes “candlelight” gel stain, and it took me some time to fix which perplexed me because I’ve had such good luck with General finish products...
|371 days ago||
Hi everyone, I’m in the market for a floor standing drill press and have been looking and reading about the JET JDP-17DX and the Steel City 20525. Both of these units are in my price range. ( I am trying to build my router table and buy a drill press all under 1000-1200 bucks or so) But after reading, there seems to be some issues with...
|434 days ago||
Hi everyone! Im trying to understand some products on the market now. I have been reading that it seems the industry is now moving towards waterborne products as they are more environmentally friendly and easier to clean. But I have associated oil products as being more durable to wear n’ tear… apparently this is becoming less and...
|642 days ago||
Hey everyone, thanks for stopping in. I have a couple of questions… I am in the process of refinishing a pre/post WWII chest of drawers made of mahogany, it’s a manufactured piece from Kling if anyone recognizes the name… I believe out of Michigan… Like a lot of other furniture. I salvaged it from a Salvation Army an...
|699 days ago||
What kind of wood is this??? (if it is wood) - 8 replies
Hi all! I’m still pretty new to this site and woodworking in general, so forgive me if this question seems a little elementary… I have a friend that has a toddler bed that he wants refinished. He brought it to me to see if it was refinishable. Upon inspection it seemed to be a mahogany type wood, the end grain looked right, a...
|817 days ago||
Hi, all!! I know that this subject has been talked about on her in some detail, but I havent really read anything that pins it down for me. My wife and I have modern home living room. And when I say modern, I mean Miami Beach condo modern. ( We are from Miami… dont hold it against us please..) We bought a chair at a thrift store that...
|895 days ago||
4/4 maple Blew Up!! (not really) Help!! - 5 replies
Hi everyone, I’ve been woodworking for about 2 years and am a novice at the craft. I was making some doors for a cabinet in my garage out of 4/4 hard maple, and while I was running it through the table sawI got about 2/3 of the way through the rip, the whole back end basically blew out before it was cut and and severly warpped. I was mak...