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05-16-2014 05:34 AM

Finishing Furniture with Different Woods. - 2 replies

I have been doing a lot of Refinishing/Refurbishing older furniture 1920s through I’m guessing 70s. Most of this stuff is Laminated on tops, sides, door fronts, etc. With that, most of the exposed/visible wood is the same material. It’s the 10 to 30% of the other woods that is giving me trouble. When I stain the wood it is so d...

03-05-2014 03:58 AM

Notifications of Buddies adding Posts. - 4 replies

Besides having it emailed to you or having to check all your buddies individually. Is there a notification or something on the site that tells you your buddy added a post?

01-25-2014 05:26 PM

...don't ever take sides with anyone against the Site again - 4 replies

Its a Godfather weekend, what is your favorite line.

01-24-2014 04:33 PM

Name for Organization I am starting - 20 replies

I am starting a new Local Organization with a few other Veterans and spouses.. We train Service Dogs for Wounded Veterans with Post Traumatic Stress and Traumatic Brain Injuries in the El Paso, TX Las Cruces, NM area. What I need is input on a name for the Organization. We will only have a Facebook page, but the name is very important ob...

01-24-2014 02:52 PM

23 Adult Truths - 10 replies

Got this email today. 23 ADULT TRUTHS 1. Sometimes I’ll look down at my watch 3 consecutive times and still not know what time it is. 2. Nothing sucks more than that moment during an argument when you realize you’re wrong. 3. I totally take back all those times I didn’t want to nap when I was younger. 4. There is...

01-15-2014 01:46 AM

Looking for Input on a Mequite Projesct - 7 replies

I got this a few months back and was waiting for it to dry out completely. I’m just having a bit of trouble visualizing what to do with it. A table is the only thing I can come up with and maybe that’s what it becomes. So if anyone has ideas either table or not please give them up. Its about 20 to 28 inch in Diameter and is Mes...

02-25-2013 08:09 PM

Warped Cutting Board - 19 replies

I made a couple of cutting boards and they turned out ok. After a few uses one warped on the person I sold it to and the other didn’t, sold to different person. They are made from Cherry, Maple, and Walnut. It is a end grain cutting board made the basic way. I used TB III for the glue up. I made two boards from the same stock. The on...

02-20-2012 07:57 PM

Minwax Gloss Poly over Seal Coat - 8 replies

I am finishing a Red Oak table and having a heck of a time with the finish. I put two coats of Zinsser Seal Coat on and then sanded to 320. It seemed to be good. I waited a few days to put the poly on, just because. I put a coat of the Poly on and it seemed to raise the grain a bit. I wasn’t to worried about it because I figured a l...

08-12-2011 06:48 PM

Anything interesting happen last night? - 14 replies

I don’t even think we were supposed to get a storm last night but we did. I live up on the west side of our valley which gets about half the rain as the east but we get the better view. This was from a storm that went through the Mesilla Valley last night over looking Las Cruces, NM.

04-30-2011 08:32 PM

Freud 8in Dado set question - 5 replies

I just took off my blades after making some dadoes and the outer blade was a bit hard to take off. When I went to put it back in the holder I couldn’t get it back in. I then tried to get it back on the TS and it wouldn’t fit all the way on the arbor. I don’t know what the heck happened. Do you think I may have tightened it t...

04-27-2011 07:49 AM

Writters Block - 7 replies

I have 5 projects to design and start building pretty soon here. I am having a hell of a time. I have literally been sitting in my girlfriend house/shop poking around the projects on here and making a nuisance of myself. I have literally scanned 6000+ projects, I think I am on page 475. I have a Table, Bookcase, File Cabinet, Flag case, and ...

04-17-2011 04:54 AM

A call to Oregonians - 10 replies

I need some Myrtle Wood and I am trying to get it directly from Oregon. I am building a Flag Case for a gentleman that wants it for their fathers Casket Flag. I am looking for a supplier that is near or in Myrtle Point. This is where the family is from. His father was a WWII vet and I am trying to make this a special build. I guess I coul...

03-28-2011 08:40 PM

Repairing a crack - 21 replies

I am repairing an old chair and when I was putting the back on, it cracked. Any ideas on repairing this. I really can’t take it back out again because it will probably just crack further and it is already glued in place.

03-12-2011 06:04 AM

Toolbar in uncompatible with Firefox 4.0 - 7 replies

Firefox just updated itself and now the toolbar is no longer compatible. Is anyone having this problem? I sent a note off to Firefox, but maybe there is a fix on our end.

12-15-2010 08:53 AM

Need help with table design - 6 replies

This table is for my daughter she needs a table for homework and she is getting into drawing and painting. So now I need some help since the table has taken on a dual purpose. What I am looking for is an idea or hardware that would make the top be able to lift up like an easel/drafting table. I am also looking for it to be a floating top. I h...

12-06-2010 07:29 PM

A liitle problem with Inlay - 12 replies

So you know you have been spending to much time in the shop when you can’t figure out why your ROS isn’t sanding well. And then you finally look and you forgot to put the sandpaper on. Anyways on the the question. I had some tear out on my Maple when I was routing an inlay last night. I am really not sure how to fix it. I eith...

11-30-2010 01:09 AM

Messed up my Mortises - 17 replies

I have accidentally made several of my mortises about an 1/8th plus too deep. Do you all think I need to fix this or can I get away with leaving it the way it is. Not the best pic but hopefully it helps.

11-22-2010 07:53 AM

Prblem with Connection - 11 replies

I use Firefox 4 Beta 7 and am having trouble with connectivity. It keeps kicking me off. Not sure if it is the site or Firefox. Anyone having problems with the site or Firefox if using it. It is probably just my stupid computer, I think it is limiting me on the time I spend on this site.

09-03-2010 07:48 PM

New Zealand Earthquake - 0 replies

Heard about the earthquake hope all is well for all the Jocks and all others. Let us know what is going on.

08-04-2010 01:43 AM

What is this Wood - 13 replies

This was left at my new house what is it. Yellowish color to it. Any ideas on best way to preserve it and what it is. It looks like it has a bit of stress fractures in it already.

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