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103 days ago

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...

175 days ago

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?

214 days ago

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

Its a Godfather weekend, what is your favorite line.

215 days ago

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...

215 days ago

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...

224 days ago

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...

548 days ago

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...

919 days ago

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...

1111 days ago

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.

1215 days ago

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...

1218 days ago

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 ...

1228 days ago

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...

1248 days ago

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.

1264 days ago

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.

1351 days ago

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...

1360 days ago

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...

1367 days ago

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.

1374 days ago

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.

1454 days ago

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.

1484 days ago

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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