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  • In a reply to Which is better to use for furniture finishing?
    swannyww's picture
    1 day 22 hours ago

      I would be careful to avoid a rub on finish that dries too fast due to the difficulty of all the carving surfaces.  truoil is a gun stock oil finish that dries slowly enough to...

  • In a reply to Can you restain after poly?
    swannyww's picture
    1 day 22 hours ago

    poly is easy to remove if it is relatively fresh as poly takes a long time to fully cure.  Next time add a little finish to your stain and the stain won't be so apt to be removed after...

  • In a reply to Need finishing recommendations for old workbench to be used as 'furniture'
    swannyww's picture
    1 day 22 hours ago

    Check out sutherland wells they have some interesting selections that would be useful for your project.

  • In a reply to Picture frame finish for conservation
    MKWerman's picture
    4 days 28 min ago

    There is also specific aluminum tape that is used to line the rabbets of the picture frame to protect the framed contents.  I bought this tape at a framing supply place.  You can also...

  • In a reply to Wood Glue Problem
    forrestb's picture
    4 days 12 hours ago

    No, use it on the part!

    I have found that denatured alcohol will soften tightbond 3 in trying to correct a glueing process mistake: too much squeeze out.

    I removed the hard...

  • In a reply to Slant Top Desk Hinge Help
    forrestb's picture
    4 days 12 hours ago

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  • In a reply to inlayed banding on solid table top?
    SteveSchoene's picture
    5 days 23 hours ago

    You should make the inlay from veneer, of course.  In that case you would have no problems with wood movement since the veneer has enough "give" to stay adhered.  This is a...

  • In a reply to Mini max in Canada?
    kdobranski's picture
    1 week 17 hours ago

    The SCM Group, who makes Mini Max has a office in Mississauga 905-670-5110 if you are in Western Canada it is Woodworking Machine Services 403-234-7300 Calgary, 604-882-8200 in Vancouver there...

  • In a reply to Picture frame finish for conservation
    SteveSchoene's picture
    1 week 17 hours ago

    I would use shellac.  It very long lived, and importantly, it blocks acid vapors from some woods in the frames.  Pleanty durable for picture frames as long as the frames don't...

  • In a reply to Problem with a Delta bandsaw
    Bob Schilling's picture
    1 week 1 day ago

    I have the same saw.   I bought it in 1992, so yes it is old.    I just recently reset my shop and brought this in.  Needed a thorough cleaning, table polishing etc.   I...

  • In a reply to Bottom drawer rail attachment on large table
    forrestb's picture
    1 week 1 day ago

    I assume you are asking about "how-to" with slip tenons - even though you have done one?

    I use them all the time, even for small projects, since I don't much care for...

  • In a reply to I can't find a supplier for this drop bail drawer pull
    AEW's picture
    AEW
    1 week 2 days ago

    Have you tried Ball & Ball?  Looks like something they might do.

  • In a reply to Can you restain after poly?
    SteveSchoene's picture
    1 week 2 days ago

    Yes, you can remove all the finish using chemical stripper, such as those containing methylene chloride.  You need lots of ventilation and skin protection.  Once the finish has been...

  • In a reply to Finishing Old Pine Planks
    SteveSchoene's picture
    1 week 2 days ago

    Danish Oil is just another name for a Oil/varnish mix.  Same thing for Teak OIl--a product having no special attributes that make it more suited for finishing Teak.  Tung Oil is an...

  • In a reply to Small drawknife repair
    tdacon's picture
    1 week 3 days ago

    Well, after a second look at the tool I can see that when the tool was manufactured the ferrules were hit with a punch to deform them and press them into what are probably notches in the tangs (...

  • In a reply to Wood Glue Problem
    ashleyjohn's picture
    1 week 5 days ago

    I advice you to remove all the dried glue before applying it again to make the work look clean. Glue solvent...

  • In a reply to Preventing the dreaded CRACK (properly drying of a crosscut disk)
    Funhog's picture
    1 week 5 days ago

    What did you end up doing?  What type of results did you get?  I have a similar piece of wood that I am going to be making something out of.

  • In a reply to Dewalt DW735 Chip removal problem
    pintodeluxe's picture
    1 week 5 days ago

    I had the same problem, and started by replacing the large dust hood which is held in place by red thumbscrews.  The dust hood was cracked, so I figured that was the problem, however it...

  • In a reply to any good profile sanders
    Stanleysander's picture
    2 weeks 1 day ago

    That's all true.  But Oldusty's machine with it's belt-sander/block setup is outdated too...
    Modern dedicated sanding machines have replace the belt/block setups with...

  • In a reply to Frameless kitchen cabinets - structural question
    ashleyjohn's picture
    2 weeks 3 days ago

    Frameless kitchen cabinets are a good idea. You can consider a lighter base to avoid the problem.