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|44 days ago||
wood sealants - 0 replies
I have a customer that requested some cedar benches made that they plan on gel staining later on. so I am wondering if there is any sealant/wood preserver I can apply to the bench that will not interfere with the stain. I don’t want to leave the bench unprotected in all the joints since those would likely not get stained by the customer ...
|299 days ago||
machine info needed - 10 replies
today I bought a montgomery ward 2025A lathe and would like to know if anyone has information on this machine. after a few googles searches I havent really found ny info on this machine and owmm.com didnt have much either. i bought it because it has a variable speed which goes down to 800 rpms and figured it might work for turning bowls.
|393 days ago||
radial saw motor and carriage bearings - 0 replies
it is looking like my motor and carriage bearings are going downhill. I found information on the parts i need. does anyone know what I am up against as I have never stripped down a motor before . It is a 1969 dewalt 7740
|495 days ago||
I need hardwood at a decent price - 8 replies
I need A LOT of hardwood for a corner cabinet a customer wants me to make but the cheapest i could find so far was poplar for $4.25 a square foot. I’m going to email some local lumberyards for quotes hopefully i can find something for less than that
|565 days ago||
planer problems - 15 replies
when I was planing the material for my toys I noticed the boards have large black rubber marks on them and the boards are not feeding properly. Does anybody know how to resolve this? I have only had this planer for about a year and already the knives are needing to be rotated most likely because the wood i used has a lot of knots and sap in it...
|823 days ago||
portamill in seattle - 14 replies
about a week ago at 5 am i was woken to up the merry sound of a 60 ft black locust falling down in my front yard, clipping my roof, and taking out my power line. fast forward to friday april 6. that tree and all the other 6 nearby have been cut up into logs so now i have several thousand pounds of logs in my yard and no way to take advantage ...