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  0 Thread: WTB: 8/4 cherry (or maple) for side table legs near 01776
Post: RE: WTB: 8/4 cherry (or maple) for side table legs...

Highland Hardwoods will allow you to cut a length off a longer board, as long as the remaining part is at least 6' long.
nodima Tool Swap N' Sell 4 409 08-10-2021, 06:20 AM
  0 Thread: Ripping twisted walnut?
Post: RE: Ripping twisted walnut?

After I posted, I realized that I probably should have asked if you had access to one. Good luck, should be child's play for that saw.
nodima Woodworking 15 2,108 04-13-2021, 12:17 PM
  0 Thread: Ripping twisted walnut?
Post: RE: Ripping twisted walnut?

(04-13-2021, 10:35 AM)Bill_de Wrote: In cleaning out a shed for a neighbor I got some 2" by 10"-12" rough cut walnut boards. They are somewhat twisted and need to spend some time at my 6" x 54" Griz...
nodima Woodworking 15 2,108 04-13-2021, 10:58 AM
  0 Thread: band saw illumination
Post: RE: band saw illumination

(03-18-2021, 03:15 PM)Handplanesandmore Wrote: I don't recommend the LV light for the OP, but not for the reason you gave. LV wasn't blaming anyone but pointing out what happened. Anything , clocks,...
nodima Woodworking 35 4,033 03-19-2021, 06:14 AM
  0 Thread: band saw illumination
Post: RE: band saw illumination

(03-17-2021, 08:27 PM)Aram Wrote: Yes. Lee Valley Permanent fixture on my MM16. It does not budge. I like the option to zoom the bead in and out. Cannot recommend the lee valley product.   It wor...
nodima Woodworking 35 4,033 03-18-2021, 06:30 AM
  0 Thread: Sanding discs, best deal?
Post: RE: Sanding discs, best deal?

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nodima Woodworking Power Tools 11 1,458 03-03-2021, 12:26 PM
  0 Thread: Left handed bowl turning
Post: RE: Left handed bowl turning

another new turner who is also naturally lefty.   Started to rough blanks right handed, to get a feel for it, and when I started on bowls in December was forced to go right handed for some of it.  It ...
nodima Woodturning 8 1,069 02-01-2021, 12:29 PM
  0 Thread: Drill Press Table
Post: RE: Drill Press Table

(01-13-2021, 08:15 AM)Derek Cohen Wrote: I think I know the answer, but why is round better than rectangle for the insert?  Assuming the offset is to prevent it from spinning? I posted a few pict...
nodima Woodworking Power Tools 29 3,999 01-14-2021, 07:28 AM
  0 Thread: A Few More Silver Maple Burl Bowls
Post: RE: A Few More Silver Maple Burl Bowls

Beautiful job.   Those are stunning.   Have you any "before" pictures?   As a new turner, it might help to see the starting points, to know what to look for - tough to look for those finished bowls in...
nodima Woodturning 13 1,920 01-04-2021, 07:23 AM
  0 Thread: Mandrel design
Post: RE: Mandrel design

(12-21-2020, 06:46 PM)iclark Wrote: Had you considered using a hole saw for roughing the outside to round instead of square? For that thickness, one would probably need to use the hole saw from eac...
nodima Woodturning 8 1,625 12-22-2020, 07:50 AM
  0 Thread: Mandrel design
Post: RE: Mandrel design

Thanks Michael, Your last sentence is correct.  I did not bore endgrain, so that when the blank is mounted on the mandrel, there are 2 faces with end grain and two with side grain.  This is why I do...
nodima Woodturning 8 1,625 12-21-2020, 04:20 PM
  0 Thread: Mandrel design
Post: RE: Mandrel design

(12-20-2020, 10:33 PM)iclark Wrote: I am not sure what your mean about having to deal with end grain. Are you starting with flat boards, drilling holes, and cutting out ring blanks with a bandsaw? ...
nodima Woodturning 8 1,625 12-21-2020, 07:39 AM
  0 Thread: Mandrel design
Post: Mandrel design

Been trying my hand at turning napkin rings, for my first exploration at something not a spindle.  The ones I'm doing are drilled so that when turned, there is end grain to deal with which I've not pr...
nodima Woodturning 8 1,625 12-20-2020, 05:02 PM
  0 Thread: Small cabinet build-along
Post: RE: Small cabinet build-along

I just saw this thread, and read along from the get go.  Lot of interesting parts documented well, thank you very much. I'm just finishing a jewelry cabinet, also of sapele and mahogany, but with cur...
nodima Woodworking Hand Tools 160 38,395 12-16-2020, 08:23 AM
  0 Thread: Neighbor gave me this jointer plane...worth fixing?
Post: RE: Neighbor gave me this jointer plane...worth fi...

That is in pretty good shape as it is.   I'd not worry much about rust removal on the plane body itself, and would start with least invasive way to remove rust on sides and bottom - razor blade with W...
nodima Woodworking Hand Tools 20 3,532 12-08-2020, 01:14 PM
  0 Thread: Better seal between shop vac blower and bucket?
Post: RE: Better seal between shop vac blower and bucket...

(12-07-2020, 09:14 PM)®smpr_fi_mac® Wrote: I'll look for that. Thanks. I used a strip of bicycle inner tube wrapped around the dust deputy outlet and that has provided a solid seal.  I cut approx...
nodima Woodworking Power Tools 7 1,321 12-08-2020, 07:40 AM
  0 Thread: Shop vac recommendations for DC?
Post: RE: Shop vac recommendations for DC?

Another vote for a ridgid from HD.  I got a largish one, but that was before adding the dust deputy to it.  If that was plan for day 1, I'd have gone a lot smaller with the vac as nothing ends up in i...
nodima Woodworking Power Tools 29 3,611 12-02-2020, 07:23 AM
  0 Thread: Fish Tank Stand
Post: RE: Fish Tank Stand

(11-20-2020, 12:57 PM)stav Wrote: I have a friend with a salt water tank. I don't recall the size, but I think it is larger than 50 gal.  He had more than one leak that was the result of poorly squa...
nodima Woodworking 18 2,541 11-20-2020, 01:42 PM
  0 Thread: Garage Door Oops
Post: RE: Garage Door Oops

In past, had garage doors with the pair of springs that were parallel with the tracks, vs the torsion style.  One night, as the door was moving, one of the springs let go.  I was *so* glad that upon b...
nodima Home Improvement 10 1,605 11-20-2020, 09:58 AM
  0 Thread: Finished up a lathe restore
Post: RE: Finished up a lathe restore

Beautiful W/T lathe!! Drool. Would look great next to my W/T bandsaw of similar vintage.
nodima Woodturning 16 3,086 11-20-2020, 08:23 AM

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