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|15 days ago||
Best way to deal with nails in wood - 30 replies
I had an old black walnut tree cut down and slabbed into 9/4” thick planks. I have roughly 50 planks. The bandsaw found/cut a bunch of nails (ugh). I think the easiest way is is to cut out the sections of wood that contain nails. Unfortunately, that would leave me with some pretty short sections in some cases. Other ideas are: 1) ...
|22 days ago||
which tools would you use to do this carving - 3 replies
All, I want to do a relief carving. Never done one before. I want to make something similar to this in walnut. I’ve read a lot of theads about tools and it appears the overall consensus is only buy the tools you need to do the job at hand rather than buy a set. As far as brands go it seems that Pfeil, Hock and a few others are l...
|38 days ago||
Green and Green bed design help requested - 20 replies
This walnut bed is loosely copied from a bed Darrell Peart made. I’m just learning sketchup so some of the lines aren’t exactly where I want them but it’s close enough for a concept. I’m struggling with the footboard. Does it need something to fill in the opening of the footboard? Vertical slats? Metal posts? Other?...
|45 days ago||
Drawer slides / glides 22" - 1 reply
20+ pair. Knape and Vogt and other brands. 80% extension. some side mount and some bottom mount (on the bottom side of drawer edge). Gently used. Because of the weight I prefer Local pickup only. Gilbert AZ, 85233. $10 takes all.
|46 days ago||
I don't remember what this is used for. - 18 replies
Anyone have one? Can you tell me what tool it goes to? Thanks
|57 days ago||
Termites - 15 replies
There is a local walnut tree that ive considered removing and slabbing for furniture. I cut a branch off and i found termites. I don’t want to go to the trouble and expense if the termites have really caused damage. But, sometimes the holes and channels add character to the wood. Anyone else have experience with termites?
|58 days ago||
Good article to read - 1 reply
I ordered a copy of Woodwork winter 2010 to Darrell Peart’s table design. While skimming through the magazine I ran across an article by Andy Glantz called “Selling the experience”. He describes his methods to attract customers, handle the customer/client relationship, and market his craft. His method targets high-end cu...
|62 days ago||
acryliwood? - 5 replies
I’m interested in making some pen blanks. I see that some people use acryliwood. what is your experience with acryliwood compared to regular wood? Is there a source to buy the acrylic and process the blanks yourself? Has anyone tried it?
|76 days ago||
I love the lumberjocks website. It’s is the best web based platform I’ve seen to share ideas and pictures. But when I want to talk about Euro machines I tend to go elsewhere. A new website is being formed for those who have interest in Euro style machines like Felder, Minimax, SCMI…. Here is a link to the free site. BT...
|80 days ago||
I posted this in the trade forum but people reading this forum may be interested. Last week I purchased a gallon of each T67 F6 and T75 f16 . It was recommended by the SW rep as the most foolproof spray finish. I tested it with my gravity conversion hvlp gun and I like it. It can be applied with any delivery system. Unfortunately, the sma...
|80 days ago||
Last week I purchased a gallon of each T67 F6 and T75 f16 . It was recommended by the SW rep as the most foolproof spray finish. I tested it with my gravity conversion hvlp gun and I like it. It can be applied with any delivery system. Unfortunately, the smallest qty they sell is 1 gal. I’m afraid it will go bad before I use it all. I&...
|83 days ago||
I’m looking for a specific recommendation for a half mask respirator that will protect me while spraying T75 lacquer. I’ve done some research but the suggestions are generic like – read the msds and use an appropriate respirator. And when I read the respirator jargon it’s generic too. There are many options and none of...
|106 days ago||
Gel stain uneven finish - 2 replies
I’m making a mohogony door. I conditioned the wood with a 1 lb cut of dew axed shellac. Ten applied Mohawk grain filler. Used a mahogany gel stain but I couldn’t stain the entire face of the door because the stain was drying too fast. I had to do it in sections and I now I have some lighter and darker areas. Any suggestions on eveni...
|125 days ago||
Dust collection for a JDS Multi-router (video) - 2 replies
For several years I’ve tried to figure out how to collect the dust from the multi-router. I tried a few things that didn’t work well. Finally started messing around with 6” pvc that I had laying around. It fits over a Porter Cable 690 router and hugs against the face of the multi-router. It works pretty well and gets about ...
|126 days ago||
Festool Kapex - 6 replies
My wonderful wife decided I needed a kapex for our anniversary. Who am I to argue with sound logic like that? I was using a friends Bosch miter saw who got tired of storing it since he didn’t use it often. It’s back at his house now.
|126 days ago||
18" Rikon bandsaw tire recommendation - 3 replies
The tires on my bandsaw are cracked and need to be replaced. What brand do you recommend? thanks
|153 days ago||
Beautiful bark -rainbow - 7 replies
|218 days ago||
ebonizing advantages - 9 replies
I need to make some pegs for my G&G furniture. I’ve been using ebony stain because I’m too cheap to pay for real ebony. Is there an advantage to ebonizing wood rather than staining it? thanks,
|254 days ago||
I’m making breadboard ends on tables but the end of the table isn’t straight. Let’s say the ends have a very lazy M shape for discussion purposes. How would you get a perfect fit between the breadboard end and the table? I believe the proper tool for this is a pin router (or CNC) but I don’t have either one. The opti...
|262 days ago||
I bought this unit with the thought that I would be moving to a bigger shop but that isn’t in the cards now. The unit has collected one bag of dust so it’s “like new”. It also has the optional noise suppressor. Felder equipment is expensive. I’ll list the highlights that attract people to purchase Felder DC...