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|1116 days ago||
Tiger Maple in central Pennsylvania? - 9 replies
Anyone know of a mill in central Pennsylvania (Williamsport Area) that sells Tiger Maple?
|1120 days ago||
Router plate for Triton 3 1/4HP Plunge Router - 12 replies
I am looking for a router plate for my Triton 3 1/4HP Plunge Router. This router will be dedicated to a table so I need a plate that has all the necessary screw holes and a hole for the built in crank. Thanks
|1136 days ago||
Smoothing curved legs on rocking chair - 5 replies
I am making my first attempt at a Scott Morrison traditional rocking chair. I cut the 2 inch thick cherry legs out on the band saw last night. The issue I am having is that I am still kinda new to my saw and not to great at it. I had a bit of wondering with the blade and I now have to smooth out the leg curves. They are not out that must but...
|1163 days ago||
Building a curved top jexelery box - 5 replies
I am planning on building a curved top jewelry box for my sister’s birthday. The part that I need help with is the top. I want to use severl sections of wood cut on the table saw but I am unsure of the angle to cut them at or the width of each section. I want the box to be 8” deep and 12” wide. Has anyone else done a simili...
|1164 days ago||
Drying cherry and walnut bowls - 2 replies
I know that this question have been psted a thousand times so if this is rpetative then just point me in the right direction. I have been turning bowls out of somecherry and walnut logs taty father in law gave me. The cherry was cut down about a year ago and the walnut is pretty fresh. Everytime that I turn a bowl it it looks god for about 2 ...
|1203 days ago||
Help finishing cherry armoire - 4 replies
I am in the process of finishing a cherry armoire for my wife and I need help with the finish. This is my first project that I am staining (last few were painted). I want to show the natural grain of the cherry and get a nive rich dak color. What can I use that won’t be overwhelming for a first timer and not super time consuming. Than...
|1225 days ago||
Cleaning out blank tubes - 7 replies
I am having trouble when it comes to cleaning out the tubes of my blanks after glueing. When I prep my blank I use thick CA glue to glue the tube in. When I put the tube in I twist to distribute the glue and then I let it dry over night. When I come back the next day to clean out the excess glue the tube continues to be pushed out. Sometimes...
|1228 days ago||
Finishing pens - 9 replies
I just finished my second pen and I have the method of turning and assemblying the pens but I am struggling with the finishing. What I have done so far is sand several times from 220 – 600 grit paper, then I use several coats of liquid CA glue to form a plastic coat. After the CA glue I use several coats of plastic gloss for a final fini...
|1233 days ago||
DIY ornamental woodturning jig? - 2 replies
I recently bought a new Jet 1220 mini lathe. Is anyone aware if there are an DIY ornamental woodturning jigs? I have been looking at the LEgacy turning jigs but they are quite expensive. Thanks