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  0 Thread: Pine sap coming through stain.
Post: RE: Pine sap coming through stain.

(06-14-2021, 09:21 AM)stoppy Wrote: Talked to the table's owner, she doesn't care about the sap only brought it up 'cuz son pointed it out, likes the color it is stained.  Problem solved.  :D Remin...
5thumbs Woodworking 6 821 06-14-2021, 06:38 PM
  0 Thread: Recently completed smoothing plane
Post: RE: Recently completed smoothing plane

Beautiful - Excellent work!
5thumbs Woodworking Hand Tools 12 1,573 05-12-2021, 08:06 PM
  0 Thread: Another sharpening thread with a twist
Post: RE: Another sharpening thread with a twist

My Grandfather, who served in WW1, spent his entire life as a finish carpenter. He worked in some of the finest houses on the main line in Philadelphia.  When he passed, he had a coarse and a fine sto...
5thumbs Woodworking Hand Tools 21 2,360 05-05-2021, 01:41 PM
  0 Thread: crosscut saws for $500!?
Post: RE: crosscut saws for $500!?

I have a different theory. What if his wife said: "Why don't you sell those old saws - you never use them!"  So, he listed them at astronomical prices. If nobody responds, he can say: "There's no mark...
5thumbs Woodworking Hand Tools 12 1,835 04-28-2021, 07:21 PM
  0 Thread: DIY drying wood
Post: RE: DIY drying wood

I would try polyethylene glycol (PEG). Submerge the piece in the PEG for 1-2 weeks.  The PEG will displace the water and prevent cracking. Air dry as needed. Actual times will depend on the thickness ...
5thumbs Woodworking 9 1,304 04-22-2021, 05:21 AM
  0 Thread: Using birch
Post: RE: Using birch

I built a Roubo style workbench out of  flame birch. Very heavy - which is what I wanted. vSo far (3 years) no problems with chipping and it doesn't seem to dent very easily.
5thumbs Woodworking 7 1,165 04-17-2021, 07:48 AM
  0 Thread: Hanging display box for spoon collection
Post: RE: Hanging display box for spoon collection

You could try a bevel at the back of the hole you drilled. Alternatively, you could glue a small square dowel underneath the shelf do that the spoon handle could not rotate backwards, keeping the bowl...
5thumbs Woodworking 7 1,012 04-15-2021, 07:12 AM
  0 Thread: Stuck at home
Post: RE: Stuck at home

Beautiful chair! Well done. My "stuck at home" projects include fixing a wobbly chair (may become firewood), repairing a coat hook device, building an Adirondack chair for Mother's Day, and building ...
5thumbs Woodworking Hand Tools 10 2,854 03-31-2020, 07:25 AM
  0 Thread: Saber saw replacement suggestions needed
Post: RE: Saber saw replacement suggestions needed

Thanks again to all who responded. I used the Bosch yesterday to cut some plexiglass panels I've been wanting to install and it worked like a dream! Regarding my old Craftsman, I;m of the school that...
5thumbs Woodworking Power Tools 23 5,208 03-24-2020, 09:47 AM
  0 Thread: Class Move By Harbor Freight
Post: RE: Class Move By Harbor Freight

Good for Harbor Freight!
5thumbs Woodworking 8 2,809 03-22-2020, 06:45 PM
  0 Thread: Saber saw replacement suggestions needed
Post: RE: Saber saw replacement suggestions needed

Well, I went to Lowes today and bought a Bosch JS260. I considered the bigger model but it was more expensive and I had a gift card for $75.00.  With a set of blades for both metal and wood, the w...
5thumbs Woodworking Power Tools 23 5,208 03-21-2020, 04:58 PM
  0 Thread: Saber saw replacement suggestions needed
Post: RE: Saber saw replacement suggestions needed

Thanks, everyone: Looks like Bosch is the clear winner. Now off to Lowes to pick one up! :D
5thumbs Woodworking Power Tools 23 5,208 03-20-2020, 12:10 PM
  0 Thread: Saber saw replacement suggestions needed
Post: Saber saw replacement suggestions needed

My Craftsman saber saw (which I got nearly 40 years ago, when Sears was a reliable supplier) has died. My son says the bearings and the motor are shot, so it's time for a new one. I am a hobbyist, no...
5thumbs Woodworking Power Tools 23 5,208 03-19-2020, 02:47 PM
  0 Thread: If anyone has scrap wood and wish to get rid of it
Post: RE: If anyone has scrap wood and wish to get rid o...

Arlin: You might want to check with a Lowes store, if you have one locally. They just donated a batch of lumber to a local group that builds houses for disabled veterans. They might be willing to pro...
5thumbs Woodworking 20 6,058 02-10-2020, 08:07 PM
  0 Thread: Sharpness test..Taking sharpening to a new level
Post: RE: Sharpness test..Taking sharpening to a new lev...

I didn't see anything in there about how sharp it has to be to draw blood. :D
5thumbs Woodworking Hand Tools 4 1,816 02-02-2020, 05:57 PM
  0 Thread: Pinewood Derby
Post: RE: Pinewood Derby

Congrats to you and your son! Years from now, the time you spent with  him will be much more valued than any trophy.
5thumbs Woodworking 18 4,998 02-02-2020, 05:53 PM
  0 Thread: Walnut secretary desk completed
Post: RE: Walnut secretary desk completed

WOW, just WOW!  Excellent work! congrats!
5thumbs Woodworking 48 11,102 01-31-2020, 07:46 AM
  0 Thread: pads for Pony pipe clamps
Post: RE: pads for Pony pipe clamps

I gave several small squares (11/2"?) that I cut from a piece of scrap hardwood.  I simply insert them between the clamp jaws and the work. If I'm concerned about glue squeeze out, I add a small piece...
5thumbs Woodworking 10 3,561 01-29-2020, 09:21 AM
  0 Thread: Charles Neil passed away 12/21/'19
Post: RE: Charles Neil passed away 12/21/'19

Sad to hear this. I enjoy his videos and learn a lot from them. Prayers for Charles and his family.
5thumbs Woodworking 8 3,576 12-23-2019, 08:26 AM
  0 Thread: Bubinga box pics
Post: RE: Bubinga box pics

Nice work! Was this your design?
5thumbs Woodworking 18 4,394 12-12-2019, 07:50 AM

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