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|252 days ago||
Joining Large Slabs For Workbench Top - 8 replies
I am currently designing and building a new workbench. The design is based on the Holzapfel style bench form Chris Schwarz Workbenches book, however I will be using the Benchcrafted crisscross leg vice verses the twin screw face vice as shown in the book. The leg’s and aprons are made up from ash and I’m planning on using 2 – 3” thick ...
|668 days ago||
delta deluxe tenoning jig setup help - 1 reply
I recently got a delta tenoning jig from craigslist. Got it home and ran through the manual to get things set up. Everything worked fine untill i tried to set the face of the jig paralle to the blade. The adjustment as shown in the manual is not enough to get the face of the jig paralle with the blade. I can get the back face of the jig to touc...
|729 days ago||
Dying Plywood Edging - 2 replies
I am getting ready to undertake something similar to David Marks cherry and wenge corner shelf (link below). I am planning on using oak with some type of black dye for the plywood edging. I watched The Wood Wisphers Understanding Dyes video a few times now and I am wondering how deep do dyes typically penetrate the wood? My concern is that if I ...
|805 days ago||
Connecting a Sander to a Dust Collector - 10 replies
I am trying to hook up my dewalt sander to my harbor freight dust collector. The connection is as follows: fitting that connects to the sander with 2 ½” 2 ½” hose2 ½” to 4” fitting4” dust right handle connected to 4” hoseAll this connected to the dust collector The problem is that when I hook up the smaller hose the dust collector seems t...
|957 days ago||
When spraying poly, varnish, lacquer, shellac ect. with a HPLV sprayer how do you keep the sprayer from hardening up between coats? Some of these take some time to dry in between coats and cleaning out the sprayer in between every coat is not that efficient. Any advice?
|1754 days ago||
Scraps Needed for Inlay - 3 replies
I am looking for scraps that I can resaw and use for inlay work. My local woodworking store only sells large boards and I just don’t have the need or space for that. I currently only have maple, walnut, & cherry. All of my pieces are beginning to look like each other because those are the only woods I have. Anyone willing to part with those...