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04-01-2018 05:51 PM

Maple finish options? - 13 replies

I have made an edge grain vanity top for bathroom from soft maple. Am testing different mixes of stain but not happy even with stain control pre coat. Now trying mixes with Danish Oil and Tung Oil. Would like to end with several coats of WaterLox Satin clear. Can anyone explain the difference between tung oil and Danish Oil other than color?...

02-12-2013 02:47 PM

Ripping 8/4 stock on table saw - 15 replies

Hello all, I have decided to try working with heavier stock and want to do a laminated top for a kitchen island. Went back and forth on granite vs. wood for weeks and the wood finally won out. I would usually dive right in head first with my eyes shut but a recent experience with mortise and tenon beaded face frames has made a bit more pens...

12-13-2012 04:33 PM

Sparks when vacuuming sawdust - 4 replies

Hi Y’all, In my garage shop I was cleaning up after a short cutting project. I use a Vortex bucket connected to my shop vac to extend the life of the HEPA filter. While vacuuming up a small pile of sawdust I started getting static shocks and noticed small static electric arcs appearing along the hose. I know that this is not a good t...

12-13-2012 03:47 PM

Help with cutting/milling sequence? - 8 replies

Hi Y’all, I’m finally making that kitchen island that was my first Sketch-Up design and I’m having some difficulty with the cutting phase. The sides, top and bottom are cut from 3/4” MDO and the face frame for the cabinets is being constructed from 3/4”x2” (actual) Poplar as it is going to be painted. My ...

05-04-2012 06:00 PM

Thoughts on this Stanley Plane? - 4 replies

Hey all, I’m seriously considering buying this: It is a Stanley Duplex Bullnose Rabbet Plane with fence. I am figuring on using it like a shoulder plan to clean tenons and rabbets mostly. Been trying to find a decent large shoulder plane but most are way out of my budget and I don...

04-12-2012 08:03 PM

Kitchen Island Leg Design??? - 7 replies

Hello, First time posting in the forum so please go easy on me. I am building a kitchen island, country style, and am unsure if my thinking is sound on leg construction. Island consists of one 30 inch wide by 24 inch deep cabinet set on 4 inch high feet (open underneath) with 72 inch long by 26 inch wide countertop. Pretty basic but the 2 ...

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