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|1505 days ago||
laminating problems - 3 replies
i am having all sorts of problems making a lamination that will stand up to the lathe without going kablooey! using various hardwoods, glued to metal such as pop cans or copper sheeting, making certain that the surfaces are roughed up, but still…, not a very high rate of success. i want to laminate two sizes, the first 3/4 by 3/4 for pen b...
|1693 days ago||
ca glue - 5 replies
sometimes when i read “how to’s” on various sites, and the author is using ca glue, he then says”give it a shot of stabilizer” to quickly (almost instantly, i think) cure the glue so that the project can continue. exactly what IS stabilizer?
|1698 days ago||
Humidity - 7 replies
ok, i am going crazy here. my woodshop (referred to as “da dunjin”—don’t ask), is in my basement. i live just outside the island of montreal, canada. i have central heating, oil and electric hybrid. the dunjin is more or less 20 degrees Celsius (68 f), and the humidity level is in the mid 30’s %. sounds just about r...