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|02-26-2017 10:54 PM||
Ivans two Chisels...? A puzzling dilemma - 10 replies
I was given some tools that were part of my daughters DIL Dad’s toolkit. He was a very talented graphic artist, carver, model maker and Bonsai propagator. I decided to clean up the chisels and return them to their former glory In doing so I started on the larger of the two.First up I had to dress a grinding wheel to the curve...
|08-23-2015 09:08 PM||
Water/Swamp Gum Epoxy repair Gone Wrong? - 5 replies
I had a slab length of Water/Swamp Gum a friend and I used to make a breakfast bar.The piece we used is on the left bearing the 270 chalk mark We milled it up and needed to Epoxy some defects. I used West System Epoxy and sawdust from the slab to effect the repairs. The West System Epoxy. The sawdust used. Take particu...
|08-21-2015 06:30 AM||
Using a round over bit on timber - 10 replies
I used a 2” round over bit on some Kitchen workbench legs. It worked out well until I had a close look at the stopped section. As you can see there is a reverse curve on each side, side 3 and 4 are the same as 1 and 2. Try as I may using every WW trick I knew I could not remove it on the router table, so I used my Oscillat...
|06-28-2015 09:32 PM||
Moulder cutter knives - 0 replies
I have a set of three knives I have no use for. Do they fit your head? email me a postal address and they are yours
|10-13-2014 10:18 AM||
Water Swamp Gum - 3 replies
Do any LJs have any experience of the subject timber? I have about 6 lengths, and was advised they were cut from a log as it was being squared up and as refered to as Water Gum. Here is one section I cut into three then flattened . It looks to be reasonable timber. I found a spec sheet referencing Swamp Gum
|08-13-2014 12:12 AM||
I was using my scraper on some QLD Walnut and I found the scraper produced what looked like it was a higher equilavent grit to the 1200G I was using. I the did a couple of tests to follow up my curosity to see if I could find out the answer myself Shot No 1 using surface refelection as a gauge Timber on the left is Jarrah. Shot No 2...
|08-06-2014 09:14 AM||
Green Nylon Scouring Pad - 9 replies
I was working on my New Guinea Rosewood boxes today and needed to remove some “fur” from a routed Vee profile, I was going to use steel wool as my first choice but was concerned about metalic residue. As I rummaged about under the sink my wifes green nylon scouring pads caught my eye and I decided to “liberate” a coup...
|11-26-2013 09:32 AM||
Looks like the gremlins are back with us - 6 replies
I see some suspect new LJ or out right non related woodworking members have manage to sneak in somehow. WewradaJanetgurleymarjoriebeacupauloningerkanderseonqebeayurura yururaoheqga
|11-17-2013 09:02 PM||
Waddington AEC Regal Double Decker Bus - 3 replies
I have a request to make a toy bus. Its as per the subject title but I cannot find and design specs anywhere.This is what it looks like It needs to be about 1meter long by whatever but I can scale it to suit. !waddington AEC! second try