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03-21-2010 05:12 AM

Tacky latex gloss paint - 2 replies

I recently painted some door frames with Valspar latex gloss paint about 4 days ago and they still have a tacky feeling to them. I put the first coat on the frames Wednesday and the second coat on Thursday. It is now Saturday night and the paint is dry to the touch, but the frames have a tacky feeling. I would like this project to be glossy w...

09-18-2009 02:04 AM

Penn Foster Career School - 1 reply

Hi All, Was just wondering if anyone out there has gone through the Furniture and Cabinet Maker Program from Penn Foster online. I’ve been thinking about doing this but I’ve been skeptical since it’s an “at home” program. I guess you do the work at home, send it in, and they grade it and send you the next instr...

08-30-2009 05:47 AM

Uh-oh! Wanting something for nothing! - 31 replies

Hello All,More and more people I know are starting to see my work and asking about small projects that they have in mind. Some friends, some relatives, but mostly parents. You know how it goes. They see your latest project and start talking about things they would like to have made. You mention something about pricing and they get a look on ...

08-21-2009 05:39 AM

Preping Reclaimed Lumber - 16 replies

I have a lot of reclaimed wood that I would like to plane. I know I need to get a metal detector for finding nails and screws but what about the grit that is on the wood? I recently purchased a Jet 10” jointer/planer combo and I don’t want to mess up the knives on it. Can I go ahead and start planing the wood (I think it’s p...

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