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11-12-2012 09:05 PM

Steel City Mortiser for sale - 0 replies

For sale is a hollow chisel mortiser made by Steel City Toolworks. The mortiser was purchased new a few years ago for $300. I’m selling the mortiser for $175 OBO, cash only. It’s in perfect working condition and doesn’t have any rust. The price includes 4 chisels/bits (1/4”, 3/8”, 5/16”, 1/2”) and the...

11-08-2012 04:38 PM

For Sale: Norton Waterstones (1000/4000)(4000/8000) - 1 reply

I’m selling my Norton combination waterstones. Both stones are combination stones and contain 1000/4000 grit and 4000/8000 grit respectively. I’m asking $70 for the pair + shipping. For the shipping I expect they’ll be able to fit into a USPS medium flat rate priority mail box (~$10). The 1000/4000 grit goes for about $...

05-13-2009 06:26 PM

Your favorite finishes for cherry - 13 replies

I am just finishing up the woodworking on a cherry kitchen table and need to start thinking about what finish to put on it. I want to start trying some out on sample boards and was wondering what some of your favorite finishes for cherry are? BTW, from testing with mineral spirits there are definitely areas that are going to blotch so I̵...

12-20-2008 08:12 AM

Why shellac under poly/varnish - 8 replies

I’ve seem some great projects where the wood was finished with a few coats of dewaxed shellac and then a few coats of poly or wipe-on varnish. I understand why shellac is used for woods that are prone to blotching, or to seal off oily woods, or incompatible finishes and why it’s a great topcoat finish by itself. But for example on ...


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