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|05-23-2015 05:44 AM||
Mirka Extends Recall - 0 replies
FYI. Mirka Extends Recall of Compact Electric Random Orbital Sanders Due to Fire Hazard. Tools involved are CEROS650 6-inch and CEROS550 5-inch compact electric random orbital sanders. http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/Mirka-Extends-Recall-of-Compact-Electric-Random-Orbital-Sanders/
|05-21-2015 05:12 AM||
Level Legs the Easy Way - 3 replies
An old timer showed me this years ago but just found a video, where as some people say, pictures are worth many words. Here is a video of a good way to Level Legs the Easy Way.
|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||
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...