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|9 days ago||
Removing dried PVA glue off of clamps? - 10 replies
Yes, I am the lone idiot that glued up a bunch of cutting boards without waxing my clamps first. They were brand new clamps, I was just too excited to make some boards I guess. Now the clamp bars are covered in dried PVA glue. Is there a good way to dissolve the glue without having to scrape it off? By the way i have tried to scrape the glue off...
|26 days ago||
Using harbor freight coupon at Home Depot - 9 replies
I have heard several times on LJ that several of you have used a Harbor Freight Coupon at Home Depot. What coupon are we talking about? I would like to buy a ridgid planer from there. Are you using the 20% off coupon?
|40 days ago||
For Sale: Delta Dust Collector Model 50-850 - 2 replies
Delta dust collector, runs on 110v 1200 cfm. Runs great. 300 dollars or best offer.
|43 days ago||
Gannomat hinge boring machine - 0 replies
Gannomat hinge boring machine. Runs on 220 volt and air. In excellent working condition. Cost about 3000 new, looking to sell for 700.
|74 days ago||
The dreaded dark stain. - 3 replies
Ok, I have made several pieces of furniture for people in the 23-36 age category. Every single one of them wanted the furniture stained dark. You know the color I am talking about, every Walmart/Ikea/Target piece of furniture is this dark color. I guess you would call it “espresso.” Anyway, I have tried to duplicate that color many t...
|79 days ago||
Pricing for some kitchen cabinet reface - 20 replies
A lady called me and asked if I would come by and give her a bid on refacing her kitchen cabinets. The woodworking is not beyond me, I just have no idea on what to charge. It will be Oak cabinets, raised panel doors. She wants them stained dark (yuk!) and finished. I think most cabinet shops charge by the linear foot. Anyone know a rough price?
|79 days ago||
stains vs dyes - 12 replies
Ok, so what is the difference? I know it is probably a stupid question, but I have no idea what the answer is. I know that dyes are mixed with either water or alcohol but are you just making a stain?
|139 days ago||
Turning bottle stoppers - 7 replies
I have been trying to turn some bottle stoppers with silicone stopper ends. You use a half inch dowel that the silicone part goes on. Common logic to me would be to glue the dowel into the blank, chuck the blank into a Jacobs chuck and turn. However the dowel always breaks during turning. I’m using a oak dowel. What am I doing wrong? How d...
|168 days ago||
Branding Iron Source? - 14 replies
Not sure if this is the right forum for this, but for the woodworkers out there that brand their workpieces, I would like to know where they got the brands? I would like to burn my logo into my projects. Anyone got a source I should try?
|408 days ago||
Good place to buy veneer? - 5 replies
Does anyone know a good place online to buy veneer? I am looking to buy some native and exotic stuff, but not really interested in the highly figured stuff. I usually buy it from woodcraft but it seems to be pretty expensive for what you get. Any help would be awesome. thanks.