Folding Candle Holder ProjectHey Everyone tell me what you think of this new Small project we can do in a day for gifts for the holidays! I have PDF file of this project for those that would like it. Just email me at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hello Everyone I have Finaly Got Moved Down From Up in Alaska To the lower 48. It has been a big move and lots of stuff got broken in the move because of the shipping container. But We moved to La Pine OR, And Built a new wood shop and Have just finished moving in WOW!!! I Still haft to put up some trim but starting some woodworking projects now.. Check out my new shop video and tell me what you think! http://youtu.be/cjh8HJTuMNA
As if I didn’t hate sanding enough, I’m starting to really loathe finishing. I’m making three baby gates for my little girl and there is a lot of spindles involved. Needless to say I am having a nightmare with the finishing process. I first tried spraying them but was getting too many runs as I don’t think my gun was dialed in properly and overspray everywhere because the spindles are pretty thin. I then sanded most of that down to lose the runs and primed it (I didn...
So when I last posted, I was having trouble with getting the #3 and #4 needles to fit without quite a bit of adjustment to the packing nut on the gun. Since then I’ve tried the following: new #3 needle sets from amazon and fuji, a new #4 set and a new xpc spray gun from fuji. I’m sad to say that nothing worked and the issue persists. Realistically, it probably won’t be a real world issue as everything I spray works perfectly with the #3 needle. But I just feel there should b...
Since I’ve been documenting everything about my experience with the Fuji Mini-Mite 4 I decided to collect all the info in a blog series. So here we go! Backstory (skip past this if you just want to read my impressions of the fuji):For about a year I used a Qualspray QS-125WB from homestead finishing with my makita twin stack compressor. I also opted for the bigger 20 oz cup since it was to be my main spray setup. In that year I used the gun a lot, and it worked great, but the comp...
Well this is my latest aquisition a Turbinaire Hvlp Paint Sprayer System Model 1337.I bought this used… It’s the same as the 1537 Model they sell now, 1537 Model Linkwith all the same features just an older model. 3 Stage Turbine7.2” Fan SizeOutput 130 CFMVariable Speed25 Ft. of HoseAccuspray HVLP Bleeder Spray Gun I’ve never used one of these systems before but it was such a good deal I had to have it..:) Does anyone else have any experience with these??
Right Click to DownloadRight Click to Download in HDSubscription Options Technically, this is really Part 4 of our Wall-Hanging Tool Chest build, but because I focused so strongly on waterborne finishes and HVLP (High Volume Low Pressure spraying), it received its own stand-alone title. When I made this project in the Guild, I asked our members what type of finish they would like to see me use. The votes came in and the majority of folks wanted to see a waterborne finish applied via HV...
For a while I’ve been pondering upgrading my HVLP spray setup. After exploring the turbine vs. conversion gun issue I decided to go with a conversion gun setup. The next step was deciding on a compressor. Initially I was looking at 20 gallon sized portable compressors and trying to find one that would supply enough air to spray with any gun that I wanted to spray with. That was hard to find. I was stuck on portable because I really didn’t have room in my shop for a big stationary ...
https://s3.amazonaws.com/ljimg/ldcxy83.jpg https://s3.amazonaws.com/ljimg/ldcxwt7.jpg1. You will use much less material because the transfer efficiency is higher. 2. Less noxious overspray.3. Better finish with no orange peel. Actually it is glass smooth, and seems almost automatic to get perfect results. 4. If you accidentally run the cup out of finish, it just quietly stops spraying. Compare this to the sputtering mess created by a siphon gun. 5. Two coats of lacquer with the...
So the first piece was really a “how does the trigger works” more than anything. some positions felt a bit awkward, and others’ were a mystery but all in all, a good learning experience. as I posted earlier, the 1st piece is in front, while the original piece is in the back: Lesson Learnt: With the second piece, I followed some given advice added to the already advice I’ve been collecting online for the past who knows how long from people like Charles Neil...
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