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  0 Thread: Soaking green bowls in soapy water
Post: RE: Soaking green bowls in soapy water

Agree with what MM has to say! Although have postings here in archives on which soap & best methods to use. Not sure will have any more success than rough turning and setting aside to reach EMC.
Wildwood Woodturning 3 822 05-16-2021, 06:08 AM
  0 Thread: India Ink?
Post: RE: India Ink?

Not sure which link will work but here is what I use. https://www.docmartins.com/collections/lightfast Lightfast – Dr. Ph. Martin's | Mfg. Salis Int'l, Inc. (docmartins.com)
Wildwood Finishing 17 2,249 04-13-2021, 03:59 AM
  0 Thread: Beautiful figured black walnut crotch bowl
Post: RE: Beautiful figured black walnut crotch bowl

Again outstanding bowl and video, thanks for sharing!
Wildwood Woodturning 10 1,645 03-24-2021, 06:42 AM
  0 Thread: Hi
Post: RE: Hi

Hello Arlin good to hear from you.
Wildwood Woodturning 6 946 03-20-2021, 07:07 AM
  0 Thread: Spalted crabapple/ resin starry night bowl
Post: RE: Spalted crabapple/ resin starry night bowl

Outstanding video and bowl thanks for sharing! Certainly lot of work to turn a dishwasher safe bowl.
Wildwood Woodturning 4 806 03-20-2021, 07:06 AM
  0 Thread: new lathe.
Post: RE: new lathe.

Won't mention adding weight to base of lathe again, looks great, good luck with!
Wildwood Woodturning 27 2,563 03-02-2021, 02:12 PM
  0 Thread: Upgrade help
Post: RE: Upgrade help

Because very little is known about the Record Power Coronet Envoy 16” or 18” no real reviews from owners here. Looking at the outrigger in the video and optional one offered at Highland Woodworking g...
Wildwood Woodturning 40 3,368 02-24-2021, 02:41 PM
  0 Thread: Upgrade help
Post: RE: Upgrade help

RustyN, lively discussions make reading message boards interesting. At one time many woodturning vendors sold entry level and little bit more sturdy Record CL series bar lathes here & Canada. Whi...
Wildwood Woodturning 40 3,368 02-23-2021, 04:20 AM
  0 Thread: Upgrade help
Post: RE: Upgrade help

For $2,000 without shipping & tax might be worth a look! Found two sites online Highland has them in stock and Woodturners expects them soon. Had trouble linking at both sites so just type i...
Wildwood Woodturning 40 3,368 02-22-2021, 04:23 AM
  0 Thread: Moisture meter
Post: RE: Moisture meter

Whether buying or harvesting and processing your own bowl blanks an inexpensive digital mail or kitchen scale will definitely serve you well. Ideally you want your bowl blanks to be at EMC for your ...
Wildwood Woodturning 5 756 02-05-2021, 06:23 AM
  0 Thread: Danish oil issues
Post: RE: Danish oil issues

Fred, when started turning various CFR’s and other regulations were cited that said all wood finishes are safe once fully cured! Internet filled with those same claims today. First issue is curing t...
Wildwood Finishing 6 1,459 12-25-2020, 09:16 AM
  0 Thread: Danish oil issues
Post: RE: Danish oil issues

Food Safe Finishes: https://www.finewoodworking.com/2006/08/...e-finishes If going to finish wood for food contact I only use mineral oil (laxative) if had local source for bees wax would use combina...
Wildwood Finishing 6 1,459 12-25-2020, 04:50 AM
  0 Thread: comments on my blank kiln
Post: RE: comments on my blank kiln

My first turning symposium, fellow gave talk and slide show on his homemade kiln. Said it improved is success rate for rough turner bowls, hollow forms & vases 80%. Over the years have see and re...
Wildwood Woodturning 11 2,125 12-10-2020, 04:36 AM
  0 Thread: comments on my blank kiln
Post: RE: comments on my blank kiln

Think if you understand logs lose moisture twelve times fast from the ends than sides, makes drying wood lot easier. So end sealing slows down the drying process, but still need air circulation for b...
Wildwood Woodturning 11 2,125 12-08-2020, 04:28 AM
  0 Thread: Baby-Safe Paint for Toys?
Post: RE: Baby-Safe Paint for Toys?

If were you might look this article as well as others on-line: https://homefixated.com/safe-finishes-wood-toys/ Big thing is knowing when any finish is fully cured! Understanding difference between r...
Wildwood Finishing 5 892 11-12-2020, 11:08 AM
  0 Thread: kodiak sharpening system
Post: RE: kodiak sharpening system

Better to watch the video before deciding if this system what you need. https://woodturnerswonders.com/collectio...ing-system
Wildwood Woodturning 2 1,273 11-01-2020, 04:27 AM
  0 Thread: What do you think of this new Rikon Lathe
Post: RE: What do you think of this new Rikon Lathe

Here are some short clips on Rikon 70-3040 lathe, could not find a decent review on the $3,800 wood lathe: https://www.woodworkersjournal.com/video...-overview/ Unboxing & assembly: https:/...
Wildwood Woodturning 15 7,305 11-01-2020, 04:08 AM
  0 Thread: Key ring kits
Post: RE: Key ring kits

These are just some of the vendors selling key chain kits. Cannot tell you good one from bad never turned any these popular items. Craft Supplies, USA https://www.woodturnerscatalog.com/searc...chai...
Wildwood Woodturning 2 1,102 10-27-2020, 03:33 AM
  0 Thread: oil and wipe on poly
Post: RE: oil and wipe on poly

Whether using pure Tung oil or oil varnish blend might complicate your final finish. Avoid potential gummy mess! Just use your favorite wipe on General finish. Looking at GF product chart especially...
Wildwood Finishing 4 916 10-26-2020, 06:34 AM
  0 Thread: Walrus Oil Cutting Board Oil water resistance
Post: RE: Walrus Oil Cutting Board Oil water resistance

Could not find either MSDS or SDS for this product so accept list of ingredients manufacturer provides: “Made in USA with Coconut Oil, Beeswax, Mineral Oil, and Vitamin E.” Basically all non-drying ...
Wildwood Finishing 2 1,096 10-24-2020, 02:19 PM

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