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|295 days ago||
Help with lightening up figured walnut. - 5 replies
I have some highly figured and burled walnut that I have sliced and am using as veneer. I have been using General Finishes Arm-R-Seal which a Tung oil and urethane resin. I don’t use any stain in the process. The walnut comes out very dark and I would appreciated some help figuring out a way to end up with more of the walnut grain showi...
|341 days ago||
I have been using Wood Slicer 3/4” variable pitch blade. Been cutting burled or heavily figured black walnut. I have not really cut that many linear feet but already I am getting bad drift with the blade. I do believe that I need to go to a carbide tipped blade and would like some input on a couple of brands. I am thinking with sticking wi...
|380 days ago||
Help needed deciding on screws to use. - 4 replies
I have been in woodworking for some time now and have just recently bought a Kreg pocket system. I have been using the Kreg screws and found them to be an eyeopener. I like that fact that they are a flat screw with a shank that makes it through the first piece of wood, the extra depth threads, and the self tapping feature. I have a couple of ...
|814 days ago||
Noobie needs some insight about hand planes. - 12 replies
A little history. I took wood shop in high school some….uhm! years ago!..... but it is amazing what I remember.I, finally, have come to a place in my life where I have the time and the resources to get a modest shop going. I have been working with my hands most of my adult life and woodworking is just an extension of what I do for a living...