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07-31-2017 03:24 PM

How to price this job - 22 replies

I have to make a riser for a steel cabinet.The riser is 40×28x15.I used 1 pc. 2×4, 1 sheet 3/4×4x8 BC plywood, 1 sheet 1/4×4x4 birch plywood, 30 pcs of wood srew, 12 ft. of oak glue on edge veneer, 4 can of black spray paint.I spent on this job 12 hours. What would be the fair price for a friend and for somebody else? I...

03-24-2013 07:31 PM

Reverse spindle rotation - 0 replies

I have a small mini wood lathe, which has a control box for the revolution of the main spindle. It has only one spindle direction. I made some simple modification in order to run the spindle in reverse direction. Cut the cable between the control box and the motor. Installed a connector to end of the cable on the control box side.Installed a dou...

11-24-2012 03:11 AM

Maple end grain darken at finish - 2 replies

I am making 10 pcs. of small bowle, where the middle piece is hard maple, the top and the bottom pieces are dark hard wood.As I touch the maple with ANY coat (wax, oil, etc.) it will be darker at the end grain. I couldn’t sell the bowl this way!Any advice would help

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