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02-26-2016 10:04 PM

Finishing end grain on a bowl turned on teh Ring Master Lathe - 1 reply

On my Ring Master bowls and vases I get beautiful finishes using the Shelwax products. But end grain ends up looking …not so much! I take it to 800 grit and I still get a crumby finish on the end grain, especially on woods like Sapale which I guess is rather soft. Do I need to stick with harder woods or is there a technique that will giv...

08-25-2014 09:37 PM

Making quilt blocks with veneers? - 1 reply

How can I make quilt blocks using veneers?

01-07-2014 11:36 PM

Frozen glue - 4 replies

Well last night we had a hard freeze here in central Alabama. My work shop is not heated and my bottles of Titebond glue froze solid. After they thaw are they useable or do I trash them and buy new? I just bought them 2 weeks ago.

12-20-2013 07:53 PM

A Great video all Lumber Jocks will appreciate - 4 replies This Utube video is 14 minutes but should be of interest to all wood workers. Enjoy.

10-19-2013 01:44 AM

I need a recommendation on a purchase of a scroll saw - 16 replies

I want to spend around $200. Can anyone recommend the best scroll saw for the price?

11-30-2012 11:28 PM

Refinishing an antique sewing machine table - 2 replies

My wife bought an antique sewing machine built in a table that looks like oak. You know the kind that has a peddle.She wants me to restore the cabinet. What should I use to first clean off the years of collecting dust and grime? I don’t want to lose the aged look just get it back to a beautiful finish. After I remove the grime what should ...

05-12-2012 07:34 PM

Cutting perfect equilateral triangles? - 7 replies

I need some help y’all. How can I cut consecutive equilateral triangles, one after another. All the same size?Help please.Glenn

02-25-2012 02:42 AM

How can I create this profile? - 5 replies

I came across this box and want to build a similar one. The box is about 6-7 inches tall. How can I duplicate the profile on the sides?

01-25-2012 04:05 AM

Project pricing - 3 replies

How do I determine the price to charge for a piece that someone wants me to make for them? Am not a master craftsman, just a wood working hobbyist. Suggestions please.

07-11-2010 02:33 AM

Requesting ideas for legs on a table - 3 replies

I bought this piece of figured mytlewood at a wood show. I was thinking of making a coffee table with the live edge facing out. Can anyone give me some ideas on how to make the legs, design and how to attach them? I cannot seem to post the photo.

05-28-2010 04:16 PM

Removing dried glue? - 2 replies

Anyone have a good suggestion how I can remove dried wood glue from an unfinished piece of cedar?

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