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  • In a reply to Home-built HVLP?
    newbie_swe's picture
    10 hours 37 min ago

    cgates30 wrote:

    I realize this thread is old, but it is still pertinent! Does anybody have a cut list for building a box...

  • In a reply to Buying thin cherry or pine.
    forrestb's picture
    15 hours 31 min ago

    Haven't seen any pine, but a fair assortment at url

    ...

  • In a reply to Wooden Mechanical Bank
    RoseThistleArtworks's picture
    17 hours 20 min ago

    Hi.  I don't know if you ever found the plans, but I was just searching for the same and found some in the January 1981 Popular Mechanics issue, page 94.  books dot google dot com...

  • In a reply to Multiple coats of Minwax
    ashleyjohn's picture
    1 day 3 hours ago


    Yeah, mineral spirits can remove the stain to a great extent. You can later apply the color you want.

  • In a reply to Wood Species Identification
    ashleyjohn's picture
    1 day 3 hours ago

    Cool, how is it goin? It would be better if you share the images

  • In a reply to Buying thin cherry or pine.
    hoytbon's picture
    3 days 9 hours ago

    Bill, recommend both (1) Ocooch Hardwoods for cherry, and (2) Thinboards at Etsy.com for pine.  Big box stores dropped the pine and now carry only oak and poplar.  Yuk!

  • In a reply to Beginner
    forrestb's picture
    3 days 17 hours ago

    I believe that you are on the right tracl by getting on FWW.

    You might watch the Getting Started videos, Seasons 1-3, even they do talk power tools, too.

    ...

  • In a reply to Cabinet Saw Shopping, need help.
    robscaffe's picture
    3 days 19 hours ago

    Dadoing on the saw will not be a problem at all. It is not nearly as challenging HP wise as heavy ripping.

     

    Rob

  • In a reply to Cabinet Saw Shopping, need help.
    jacob labouski's picture
    4 days 15 hours ago

    Thanks, I've been hearing alot of good things about the delta unisaw. and i think your right a 1 1/2Hp motor that can rip 8/4 hardwood should be fine with what i have planed. i guess its a...

  • In a reply to Square display cabinet door
    forrestb's picture
    4 days 16 hours ago

    Ouch!

    If the bottom of your door is contacting the cabinet frame, you look to have a door that is racked, i.e. were you to lay the door down by itself on a flat surface not all four...

  • In a reply to Multiple coats of Minwax
    robscaffe's picture
    4 days 23 hours ago

    You could remove the excess stain with mineral spirits leaving your walnut base color,  then a compatable dye in your top coats would allow you to "sneak up" on the color you want...

  • In a reply to Cabinet Saw Shopping, need help.
    robscaffe's picture
    4 days 23 hours ago

    I purchased a lightly used but old unisaw in 1980. It has the cast iron base and the older 1-1/2 HP "bullet" motor.   It has beed used hard in my millwork shop the first 15 years...

  • In a reply to Square display cabinet door
    Susan48's picture
    6 days 16 hours ago

    Thanks for the advice Forrest. I guess the door is not square. After insuring that the cabinet was resting square on the floor, I put a cardboard shim in the bottom hinge and increased the depth...

  • In a reply to Old Lab Bench
    jamieson's picture
    6 days 18 hours ago

    Hi! Is the lab bench still available? Thnx

  • In a reply to Used Price for Delta 4"Jointer??
    Btry Cmdr 244th's picture
    1 week 12 hours ago

    I have recently retired and closed my cabinet shop after 40 years.  I have and old Delta 4" jointer in excellent shape.  It is mounted on an original Delta stand.  I also...

  • In a reply to need plans - adjustable child's chair
    gbh2's picture
    1 week 15 hours ago

    I saw you had a sketchup for a tripp trapp chair. Would you mind sharing it with me? Grandma wants a chair for her new grand baby!

    Thanks!

  • In a reply to need plans - adjustable child's chair
    gbh2's picture
    1 week 15 hours ago

    I saw you had a sketchup for a tripp trapp chair. Would you mind sharing it with me? Grandma wants a chair for her new grand baby!

    Thanks!

  • In a reply to need plans - adjustable child's chair
    gbh2's picture
    1 week 15 hours ago

    I saw you had a sketchup for a tripp trapp chair. Would you mind sharing it with me? Grandma wants a chair for her new grand baby!

    Thanks!

  • In a reply to Square display cabinet door
    forrestb's picture
    1 week 1 day ago

    Your door may not be made square, the door may have sagged out of square, or the right hand frame may not be 90 degrees - all those you can check before trying to correct.  If it's one...

  • In a reply to Multiple coats of Minwax
    forrestb's picture
    2 weeks 14 hours ago

    Too late for your current situation, but in the future you might try using dyes instead of stains to get the color you want.  No long waiting for a solvent to evaporate.

    They are...