In Bath, Michigan I visited a beautiful operation that has a ton of wood. The owners name is Kelvin and you couldn’t meet a better person. He had bunks of Oak-Red and White, Maple, Ash, Walnut, Cherry, Elm, and even some Crab Apple. He had burls for turners and also other wood for turners. He has air dried and kiln dried lumber in various sizes. His ad says he doesn’t ship, but he says he does. Fed Ex. You can go on Craigslist and find his ad. Go to Michigan, then Lansing area, an...
<div> Click To Play </div> In this episode I talk about the 5 most used tools in my shop and why they are used so much. I talk about the saying by your last tool first and how it doesnt make any sense.
In this episode I setup the stand to my new skil tablesaw. Most people start off with one of these saws because they are about $120 and theywork ok. Putting the stand together is easy but reading the manual is a pain in the ass because it goes back in forth from english to spanish.I put a piece of cardboard between the saw and the stand to stop all the dust from going ton the floor. I have a full review of this saw on my website at www.kostasworkshop.blogspot.com
what are some of the do’s and don’ts of gluing hard wood to soft and hard to hard i have some experience with glues but not pressure very neuvo there ovens are hard to get to but where my dream shop is i have designed a brickman oven to with stand some atmospheric pressures. may be i don’t know. how many are needed to harden or flexible the resilliences of glues? directions please. i do not intend to bake the finishes i know it will destroy the electronics possibly an assemb...
Yes I admit I went to HF today – ref: previous blog.I looked at this covertable clamp and was quite taken back. This is it as a clampNow it’s a screwdriverSee the socket wrench?Another wrenchNeed a hammer? Pry bar and nail puller Not the sort of item everyone would want but as an emergency tool in your trunk, not badIf in doubt about this tool consider it cost $1.87 !!!!! Yeah I got 2 if them, one for the trunk, one for the house.
<div> Click To Play </div> Yo whats up everybody in this episode of the tool life podcast I go over what I have been doing in my shop. I talk about how internet really changed woodworking.
I didn’t really listen and I should be spanked!!! I am now going to stain the sewing center. I knew I had to actually condition the wood because it is poplar. But instead of doing the 50/50 mix of shellac and denatured alcohol or as I read on a can of Zinsser Bulls Eye SealCoat (which is shellac) a 3 parts denatured alcohol to 2 parts SealCoat mix, I thought I save myself some time and just condition the poplar with MinWax Pre-Stain Wood Conditioner (the yellow can – they also ...
In this video trim the edges for the 1×1s and I sand the top part I know that this is a short episode but I wanted to show this content and it would be too long of a video for youtube if I made it 1 episode
Yo whats up everybody I was looking at the ryobi table saw at homedepot.com and I was thinking about is it really worth it to spend $115 on a bench top tablesaw or is it better to spend $100 on a circular saw. Now I dont have a working circular saw and I know that a table saw is more accurate then a circular saw. In this case its not I read some of the reviews on lumberjocks and on home depot.com on both the ridgid circular saw and the ryobi table saw and I really wasnt convinced that this ...
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