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|09-05-2013 02:07 AM||
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...
|08-16-2013 10:07 PM||
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 ...
|08-15-2013 10:19 PM||
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.
|08-15-2013 10:13 PM||
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
|07-19-2013 09:10 PM||
Beautiful bark -rainbow - 7 replies
|05-16-2013 05:06 PM||
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,
|04-10-2013 03:32 PM||
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...
|04-02-2013 05:20 AM||
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...
|04-01-2013 11:18 PM||
Rockwell Dado for sale - 3 replies
Carbide tipped, Micro set adjustable Dado. I bought it from a friend a long time ago. He said it’s been used once. I haven’t used it because I don’t make many Dado’s. It looks to be in good condition to me. Ebay has these for $35-$50 including shipping. For LJ’ers, I’ll sell it for $15 plus actu...
|03-30-2013 11:28 AM||
Silicone on breadboard ends? - 2 replies
I’m making curved breadboard ends on an end table. The breadboard end will “slip” over the end of the table like an end cap. I’ll have about a half inch engagement. Normally I would use titebond glue only in the center of the end so the table top can expand and contract as it wishes towards the edges. I’d dril...
|03-28-2013 02:52 AM||
anyone have an extra!
|03-25-2013 02:49 AM||
I’m not a giant – only 6’ tall but I felt like I had to really hunch over to see the line on the wood and the blade. Welded up a stand and it’s much more ergonomic for me. There is enough room at the bottom for a shallow drawer that I’ll make when I making drawers for another project.
|03-23-2013 12:00 AM||
|03-15-2013 05:21 PM||
ACW's workshop webcam. - 0 replies
Sometimes I like to work in the shop….. and sometimes I like to watch other people work. Just found ACW’s webcam. Hadn’t seen a webcam in a shop before. Nice, clean, organized shop!
|03-15-2013 05:18 AM||
Recommendation on drawer glides - 3 replies
I purchased some real cheap glides a while back and the ball bearings fell out of a couple during installation. I cant remember the brand. Looking for decent quality and great price. What do you recommend? I need 20 @ 22”, 100% ext, soft close, side mount glides. They can’t be more than 2.25 tall. Thanks Jocks and Jocketts
|03-14-2013 04:14 PM||
smart and simple push block for sliders - 18 replies
here is a video Most of the interesting stuff is from the middle of the video to the end.
|03-02-2013 12:48 AM||
Anyone use scuff balls? - 0 replies
I saw these but I was wondering how long they last. Here’s a link to amazon. There are some YouTube videos that show them being used but the don’t say how long they last.
|02-26-2013 04:03 AM||
waxilit vs Johnsons Paste Wax for machine tops. - 21 replies
Got the waxilit to keep glue squeeze-out from sticking to wood but when I read it’s intended purpose I found out it’s supposed to be for sealing and shining machined table tops like table saws. I decided to compare it to a fresh can of JPW. I removed all surface rust with lacquer thinner, barkeepers friend, and more lacquer thinn...
|02-21-2013 04:47 AM||
Royce Ayr table saw blades - 8 replies
Anyone try these blades out? I think they ship with new Minimax equipment. Heard about them on another site. What do you think of them? I can’t find an online source to buy them but I’d like to try one out.
|02-12-2013 06:08 AM||
Waxilit to protect wood from glue squeeze out. - 4 replies
Fine woodworking did an article on protecting wood from glue squeeze out using Waxilit. I hate glue squeeze out on my projects but never though to ask how people prevent it. The article said other wax will work too and as long as it doesn’t have silicone in it it will take a finish. Just need to pull the old glue off and use denatured a...