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|4 days ago||
Hi all, One more time I am asking for your advices and help here. The right community to get the right solution. A friend of mine asked me if I could make a door for his basement room. From the way his house is designed it would not be practical to have one regular size door. We agreed that 2 narrower doors would be better. Each door wo...
|148 days ago||
Patio Tabler Red Cedar Finishing - 1 reply
Hello, One more time I am asking for advice. I am building the patio table found in Woodsmith #75 I am making it out of red cedar. It will be put inside during the winter, I live in Canada. Can be hot and humid during the spring and the summer. I have a list of interrogations: - How would you protect the table from the elements. I was t...
|203 days ago||
Question: remove paint marks over varnish - 4 replies
Hi, I have been asked if I could remove some paint “splashes” and paint brushes marks over a varnished surface. I wish I had a picture to show but I do not. It’s on an office desk made of Oak, varnished. They used it as a table when they painted the ceiling and did not protect it properly. So there are some “splashe...
|219 days ago||
Indoor door finish - which oil to use - 7 replies
Hello All, I am almost finished renovating an old indoor door for my house (french door style). The door had 6 layers of paint and varnish. It’s has been a nightmare to get it cleaned. I am almost done. Yes !. The door is made from Douglas fir. I want to oil it, no more paint nor varnish like. After that I was thinking to apply a coat o...
|233 days ago||
Question about shelving, hi all, Here is the situation. I have been asked by a friend to build his wall bookshelf. It will be installed in a recessed wall. The bookshelf will be 12’ long (3.5 m), 8’ (2.44) high and 9” (23 cm) deep. I will make it into 3 pieces. For ease of explanation I will call them left, right and middle section. The le...
|233 days ago||
Question about shelving, hi all, Here is the situation. I have been asked by a friend to build his wall bookshelf. It will be installed in a recessed wall. The bookshelf will be 12’ long (3.5 m), 8’ (2.44) high and 9” (23 cm) deep. I will make it into 3 pieces. For ease of explanation I will call them left, right and middle sec...
|661 days ago||
all about the planer - 10 replies
I could not say no to this offer. I found an almost brand new DW735 (only used to plan 100 bf). I think the price was right. I paid $350. No in/out table but I plan to make one long table myself. I spent a lot of time playing with it since the last 2 days, making lots of chips and noise. I am really impressed with the quality of this machine. It...
|690 days ago||
Rockwell Beaver 6" jointer - 2 replies
Hi, I have the opportunity to get a RB 6” jointer with the stand. The model is 48-600, for $100. It looks in excellent condition.I could not find much info on this machine. 2 questions: 1) Is it worth it? 2) I mostly buy my wood rough sawn and it’s pretty flat. I am planing to buy a planer soon (DW734). Is is it worth to ...
|698 days ago||
bench vice installation advice - 8 replies
Hello, My first post here, even if I have been reading this forum quite a lot. Here is my situation. I want to install a vise (groz DQ-7) on my workbench freshly built. The top of the workbench is made of 2 layers of 3/4 MDF and a 3/4 plywood. There is a glued maple apron (1.25”x3”) around it. My question is how do I fix ...