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|463 days ago||
Live Edge Top from Burr Oak - 9 replies
Not sure if I like the live edge for a top. This is two boards around 15” wide each, jointed and glued together. Overall size: 8’ length x 25” +/- deep x 3/4” thick. Cut from a yard tree. Going to sit on this knotty pine base: Visable edge will be end grain, no good way to cover end grain that I know of....
|682 days ago||
Soak Waterstones? - 11 replies
I have water stones that are 800, 3000 and 6000 grit. Lately I have been keeping them dry and just runnning water over them right before use. This seems to work great, but I’ve always heard that they need to be soaked, but does any one know why? Thanks
|684 days ago||
Table saw sled - replaceable inserts - 13 replies
I replaced the insert for this sled, but the inserts are not perfectly flush with the top, and because they are long and narrow, they bow. This sled is 10 years old. It was chewed up from repeated cuts. This is my biggest sled and crosscuts 27”. I use it for crosscutting larger panels and larger dados. I cut out the old area and ...
|1410 days ago||
Willow tree for milling? - 12 replies
I have access to a large willow tree that fell this summer. Main trunk is at least 30” diameter by about 20’ long. Is willow worth milling?
|1412 days ago||
Veneer Supplier - 9 replies
Fairly new to Lumberjocks, but what an awesome website. I’m looking for a good veneer supplier, either online or in the Chicago area. I want to make flat veneer quarter sawn white oak panels for cabinet doors. I have plenty of white oak stock, but don’t want to use it for the door panels. Thinking of using veneer over MDF. A...