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524 days ago

Moving to Kingston, NY - 4 replies

Aloha, I have been in Hawaii for 21 years and am now moving to Ulster County NY….I am familiar with the county as I went to high school there and stayed till age 33, when I went to Hawaii. Now I need to return. Just wondering if there are any lumberjocks there in the area that want to talk wood.

609 days ago

Need a substance to use as grout - 10 replies

I have experimented with an old coffee table that I want to glue small Koa pieces to the the top of the table in a mosaic pattern. As you might know, most mosaic is done in tile and cement type grouts are used to fill the spaces between the small pieces that make up the design. But I’m using wood on wood and bathroom grout is not the desir...

609 days ago

clamping - 19 replies

Imagine cutting a sheet of plywood into 8 equal size pieces, 2’x 4’.......then stacked like pancakes. I want to glue them up to make a solid block of wood, 2’x4’ and about 6’‘ I prefer not to buy a vacuum pump w bag in case I never need to do it again. One idea is sand bags as they have good weight and d...

705 days ago

Finally figured it out! - 0 replies

A couple of weeks ago I asked you guys to help me solve a problem. Im trying to cut perfect diamond shapes from 1/8 inch or thinner veneers and my machines are too powerful and splinter the wood. You guy led me to a veneer saw which only works on 1/64 but takes forever on slightly thicker stock. Plus the diamonds i’m cutting are only 2R...

742 days ago

how to cut thin stock w/out destroying it - 10 replies

Hi All….... I want to cut diamond shapes from thin stock I cut, about an 1/8” thick but have been having problems. The diamonds are to be used as inlay. Most of you know that if you fit 3 diamond shape pieces together like a jigsaw puzzle you make a 3 dimensional cube. The more diamond shapes you add, the larger the 3 dimension...


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