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573 days ago

Food safe epoxy? Need opinions. - 4 replies

Opinions needed, please let me know what you think: Mas, System Three, Interlux epoxy Many believe these epoxies to be food safe and dishwasher safe. One of the wood working mags did an article with these claims. Having used multiple brand epoxies for years I am still hesitant. The Fed regulators do rate it safe for potable water container...

756 days ago

Wax seal endgrain for bowl blanks - 5 replies

Hello all,I just received my first lathe and am new to turning. I scored some short wet pecan logs from a tree that was blown down. My predicament is that as a newbie I do not have the confidence to rough shape the bowl yet. Plus this wood is literally dripping wet. I want to seal the ends as cheaply as possible. Or should I split the logs prior...

857 days ago

Resaw help - 12 replies

This seems like a stupid question to me but I might be missing something so I have to ask. Is there any way to resaw a 14.75” board? I have scored 2.75” X 14.75” X 16’ mahogany (assume African) boards that I want to split and use as cabinet doors with bread board ends. I really, really do not want to rip, resaw and re-glue. Although the doors w...

1135 days ago

I miss Norm! - 51 replies

I am having serious withdrawals. There is nothing better that watching a quality woodworking TV shows, except being in the shop myself. Nobody has filled Norm’s spot yet. Tommy’s Rough Cut show is the only decent one I’ve seen but there is not enough shows yet. Has anyone watched George Vondriska over at WWGOA? I wish somebody would put hi...

1385 days ago

Cotton seed oil saturated old growth pine - 14 replies

Has anyone ever had any experience with, or opinions on, old growth pine that has been thoroughly saturated with cotton seed oil? When I say saturated I mean permeated all the way thru. I am told the lumber is reclaimed from 100 year+ cotton gins. Very hard and as heavy as any wood I have ever held. I’m told by the wood mill that the common fi...

1438 days ago

Air Filtration System - 25 replies

I’m a newbie here on L J and just getting back into woodworking so please forgive me if I ask silly questions. While I’m typing I want to thank everyone for all the help. This is a great place to learn. I have already saved big bucks on tool purchases with advice from L J’s. This is sort of a repost as I put it on the end of a review of a JDS C...


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