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04-12-2015 04:51 AM

Router Table Dust Collection - 14 replies

I have a Bench Dog cast Iron router table with a hookup for dust collection on the fence, but, have been looking at a more efficient means of dust collection. There are under bench dust buckets, a Incra CleanSweep downdraft dust collection system, the Keen Dust Collector Kit for Router Tables (which I tried and found not effective), as well a...

01-24-2015 06:51 AM

Importance of MSDS sheets....Not Enough Warnings! - 22 replies

Many(edited) have been under the assumption that with the new waterborne and low VOC compliant coatings we are safer in using them. Well, I have been reviewing some of the MSDS sheets for over the counter as well as commercial woodworking finishes that I use in the shop, and the ingredients scare the hell out of me. The EPA in their infinite wis...

01-07-2015 09:29 AM

Members using this site to sell or promote products and services they sell or represent. - 41 replies

When I first joined Lumberjocks I was under the impression that one was not to sell or promote products and services they sell or represent. It seems that I am seeing very active members tout products and services which are supplied be other members or themselves. If a member wants to advertize his or her product, why don’t they take o...

12-30-2014 06:44 AM

Water Based Pre-Stain Conditioner Natural - 4 replies

Has anyone tried the General Finishes Water Based Pre-Stain Conditioner Natural? I would like to get some feedback on which woods it was used with, finishing process you used and the end result of your finish.

06-25-2013 02:33 AM

Handmade Antique Desk - 4 replies

Has anyone seen this Desk? All I can say is way above my skill level…DeskHow long do you think it took to condtruct and finish?

03-06-2012 12:23 AM

Bar Stool/Saddle Seat Stool - 3 replies

For a number of months I have been looking for plans for a Saddle Seat Bar stool without any success until last night. Found a reprint of American Woodworker from April 1996 for the below: I am going to use it with some exception, converting to a saddle seat and leaning toward using mortise and tenons vs floating tenons. My question; ...

05-04-2011 07:07 AM

Entertainment center hinge - 5 replies

I am looking for a hinge something like this but of good quality and in solid brass. It is used for entertainment centers for full 270 degree opening 3/4”overlay and doors which are 3/4” thick and it wraps around the side panel of the face frameless case which is 3/4” thick. Anyone have a source or an alternate sugges...

04-18-2011 07:55 AM

Rectangular Picnic Tables - 5 replies

I have been asked to build two 10’ rectangular picnic tables. My question is why are 6’ and 8’ the only one’s available at the big box stores. Is there something I am missing other than beefing up the legs, seat, and seat supports.

04-11-2011 08:05 AM

Heat the Shop-Sawdust Stove - 6 replies

How do you heat your shop? Has anyone ever built one of the sawdust stoves? Watch the video. Video I don’t know about you but I create at times 55 gal bags of sawdust and in the past thrown it out on a compost pile. But now with the energy prices have been considering making one of the sawdust stoves. Right now in my shop I have a...

03-31-2011 06:00 AM

Water-based Dewaxed Shellac - 9 replies

In my search for the best possible blotch control on Cherry wood I came accross water-based dewaxed shellac at the Targey Coatings site. The Product Yes, a water based shellac. Has anyone have experience with the product or one like it?

03-30-2011 10:39 PM

Supplier for Full Extension Euro Slides - 3 replies

I am having difficulty finding a source to supply EURO style full extension drawer slides like these: Sample Slide Type I really am too small a shop to set up accounts with a real cabinet supplier but there has to be someone that will give better prices. I have done Google searches and looked at most but without luck. Any suggestions ot...


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