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|22 days ago||
Transtint and Arm-R-Seal - 6 replies
Can transtint be used to slightly alter the color of Arm-r-seal urethane? I have a table top that I had to make a repair to and the color on the center panel is a little off. It has a tinted lacquer undercoat with a clear urethane topcoat. I have already applied the first coat of urethane and want to know if I can use the second coat selectively...
|67 days ago||
Candle burn help wanted - 6 replies
A client sent me this photo of a Stickley table top that has been damaged by a candle. Ouch. Any suggestions on the best way to try and minimize the damage?
|116 days ago||
Massive legs - 14 replies
I have a client who wants some massive legs created for a bar top extension. He is talking 12-16” in diameter and 40” tall. I have a Laguna 18-47 lathe which is heavily weighted down and should be able to handle the size but I don’t know if the mass would be too much for it. I have never turned anything that large and have no i...
|148 days ago||
Laguna 1847 Lathe - 2 replies
Found a good deal on a lightly used lathe. Is anyone familiar with this one? Should I jump on it or run?
|255 days ago||
Curved crown moulding - 6 replies
I am seeking help in how to create curved crown moulding for the top of an armoire. Any ideas? I want to recreate this piece.
|431 days ago||
Good cause - 0 replies
Seeking caring souls to help my son raise funds for the Children’s Miracle Networkhttp://www.extra-life.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.participant&participantID=38858
|698 days ago||
Cabinet grade plywood - 8 replies
Any one know a good source for cabinet grade plywood in the Oklahoma City metro area? Also, how many “plies” are considered ‘preferred’ for high end carcass work? I’m building a chest of drawers that will also function as a big screen TV stand and thought cabinet grade ply would work best for the carcass with a hard...
|702 days ago||
Web design software - 4 replies
Seeking insights on good mac friendly web design software. Any suggestions?
|712 days ago||
JET 1220VS Mini Lathe - 12 replies
Is this a good “first” lathe?
|725 days ago||
Wooden Hinges - 6 replies
I’m experimenting with wooden hinges. I want to use a piano style hinge to connect the two plates of a tortilla press by gluing it into a hinge mortise. I’m concerned about the space required between the pins to keep the mechanism from being too tight without letting it become sloppy. Also, whether or not the hinge will be strong enough or have ...
|742 days ago||
Optimal cutting board thickness - 3 replies
Which thickness is best for end grain cutting boards produced for sale? I’ve seen anywhere from 1” to 3” in the marketplace.
|742 days ago||
Pricing cutting boards - 13 replies
What is an acceptable price range for boards like these? I’m actually making them 1.5” thick now without the feet so they can be used on both sides. The large board is approx. 11×14 and the small one is 5×13.http://lumberjocks.com/projects/50207
|889 days ago||
I’ve got a remodel project where I have removed a double door and need to install Boston style redwood siding in its’ place to match the existing siding in the rest of the room. The original siding is a beautiful straight close grained heartwood which has been clearcoated. The only siding I have been able to locate (without spending ...
|925 days ago||
How big is too big? - 8 replies
Shopping for magnifiers to help read grain, check chisel edges and scraper burrs, etc. What magnification is best? 2X, 3X, 10X? Loupe style, attached to a lamp, or with a handle?
|936 days ago||
Food safe pre sealer test - 3 replies
What do you recommend to check for glue remnants on an unfinished end grain cutting board? Water? Mineral spirits? I plan on sealing the board with tung oil followed by beeswax.
|943 days ago||
Jointer outfeed table too low - 9 replies
Anyone know how to raise the outfeed table on a Powermatic 54A jointer? It is reading .026 below the highest point on the cutter head. I have tried using the handwheel with no success. It turns, but nothing happens to the table height. I loosened the limiting collet and the thumbscrew on the back already.
|1004 days ago||
Stanley #7 Jointer - 17 replies
I am now the new owner of my first ebay “vintage” tool. Hope I made a good choice and didn’t overpay.http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&_trksid=p4340.l2557&rt=nc&nma=true&item=260752728000&si=yjTMkdEFmkCJDq%252FjmryW97Ic9ZA%253D&viewitem= Any tips on where to go from here are appreciated. I...
|1006 days ago||
Stanley #7 Jointers - 3 replies
So how much is too much to pay for one of the many Stanley #7’s that show up on ebay? And how can you tell when they were made?
|1008 days ago||
Jointer Plane: Bargain or bust - 22 replies
Looking at Jointer Planes and wondering if the WoodRiver is a bargain at $170 “http://www.woodcraft.com/Product/2021170/29727/WoodRiver-6-Bench-Hand-Plane-V3.aspx” or a bust. All of my other bench planes are Lie Nielsen, but at $425 this one is pretty pricey.”http://www.lie-nielsen.com/catalog.php?sku=7”. I like the longe...
|1013 days ago||
Shop Fox right angle jig - 8 replies
Seeking pros and cons on the Shop Fox right angle jig. http://www.grizzly.com/products/Right-Angle-Jig/G3642