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07-02-2013 08:07 PM

How to fix a rabbet on a Picture Frame? - 13 replies

I made a picture frame and I used a bearing rabbetting bit. I thought the allotted space would have been fine, but it isnt big enough. I have already finished the frame….so, I do not want to ruin it by trying to make the rabbets bigger through trail and error. My first thought was to cut the glass…and it broke. Is there an R...

04-02-2013 04:44 PM

Question Time YAY! Coyote wood - 6 replies

I was given a 2”x5” block of Coyote wood. There is wax all over it too. I do not know what I can do with it. I do not have a Lathe. What are some ideas as to what I can do with it/ make with it? I am newer to woodworking, but I have a decent amount of tools. I do not want it just to sit around for the next 10 years while I s...

08-12-2012 03:29 PM

Kill Beetle Pine Finishing????? - 8 replies

Yellllloooo Mr. and MizzeZ Lumberjocks~ I am making a sign out of Kill Beetle Pine for a wedding. I want to do my best to bring out the colorof the wood and I am not sure how I should. Items I have to finish are Shellac, Danish Oil, Teak oil, and ‘natural’ stain color. I have used teak oil to bring out the color of redwoods....

07-28-2012 01:04 AM

Question Time~~~Advice/ Acrylic. - 13 replies

Yellllow Lumber Jocks and Jock~etts, I am doing my first go at making my own Router Base out of 1/4” acrylic. (For sign making~~but that doesnt matter) How can I get the ‘edge’ off of the acrylic? I DO NOT have a torch….Do I just sand it? I DO HAVE a dremel and every possible accessory~~ That was my first thought. ...

07-21-2012 05:00 PM

Newbie Question Time! - 4 replies

So, I was tasked to come up with a sign design for a wedding….So, I did….BUT, I have NO IDEA how to execute my design…. I will be using Kill Beatle Pine~ (Not sure if that makes a difference) Can you all give me idea HOW TO join the wood for the ‘cirlcle’ and ideas as to HOW tojoin the horizontal boards to the...

07-13-2012 06:38 PM

LAYOUT IDEAs from Computer to Paper~~~ - 15 replies

Yhheellllow folks, I am trying to find ways to do Layout work from the computer to the wood. I am kind of computer literate, but for the life of me cannot figure out how to do ‘big layouts’. (To be clear about what I am asking; So, I know I can go to Microsoft Work and type out something in a particular font and then print it o...

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