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  0 Thread: window channel balance
Post: RE: window channel balance

(09-07-2020, 01:29 PM)Willyou Wrote: I had to re-mount mine a couple of days ago because the upper mounting screw stripped out and the balance spring came loose and lost it's spring tension. You mig...
artj Home Improvement 6 989 09-18-2020, 09:11 PM
  0 Thread: window channel balance
Post: window channel balance

I have single hung windows in my house.  Some of them are hard to open and close.  I think that I need new channel balances for them.  I do not want to remove the window until I have the new balances ...
artj Home Improvement 6 989 09-07-2020, 12:37 PM
  0 Thread: Delta Hollow Chisel Mortiser
Post: RE: Delta Hollow Chisel Mortiser

I live in Spring so I might be interested.  What is the widest board that you can mortise?  I would want to come up to your place and see it before I purchase.
artj Tool Swap N' Sell 7 2,266 08-08-2020, 06:25 PM
  0 Thread: Flattening wood
Post: Flattening wood

I noticed in the process of building my latest project that a couple of the wider boards were not perfectly flat.  I have a 6 inch planner but the boards are wider than that.  Can I run each side thro...
artj Woodworking 9 1,772 08-08-2020, 06:16 PM
  0 Thread: Shipping furniture
Post: RE: Shipping furniture

I finally decided to ship my side table by UPS.  The man at the UPS store was very helpful and used great care in crating it.  He wrapped the piece in bubble wrap, including the top and bottoms of the...
artj Woodworking 17 2,678 08-08-2020, 06:09 PM
  0 Thread: Shipping furniture
Post: Shipping furniture

I just finished a two drawer walnut side table for my daughter-in-law.  She lives in Montana and I have to ship it to her.  Would someone please tell me the best way to do this.  I was leaning toward ...
artj Woodworking 17 2,678 07-20-2020, 04:25 PM
  0 Thread: Walnut Sapwood Advice Needed
Post: RE: Walnut Sapwood Advice Needed

I have made and finished two walnut side tables.  On the first one I used wood that contained sapwood and it was a real pain to get it to match the heartwood. I finally used a gel stain and mixed in a...
artj Finishing 14 9,190 05-29-2020, 09:41 AM
  0 Thread: finishing front door
Post: finishing front door

I am going to refinish my front door and sidelights, both exterior and interior sides.  For the exterior I plan on a light sanding with 220 grit paper and then putting on a couple of coats of finish. ...
artj Finishing 1 943 05-28-2020, 08:56 PM
  0 Thread: Walnut Sapwood Advice Needed
Post: RE: Walnut Sapwood Advice Needed

I am having the same problem as Steve. I am building a side table out of walnut and I have several areas that are sapwood that I need to blend in to the heartwood. I found an article in Fine Woodwor...
artj Finishing 14 9,190 09-12-2019, 09:24 PM
  0 Thread: resawing
Post: RE: resawing

I purchased the blade from Woodcraft.  It is a hook tooth  blade.  The blade cost about $30.00 so it is probably a bi-metal blade.  I definitely have the blade teeth turned the correct direction, ...
artj Woodworking Power Tools 23 13,455 07-26-2017, 05:09 PM
  0 Thread: resawing
Post: RE: resawing

The blade is brand new. the circuit is 20 amp.
artj Woodworking Power Tools 23 13,455 07-25-2017, 09:56 PM
  0 Thread: resawing
Post: resawing

I have a 14" Laguna bandsaw that I purchased a couple of months ago.  Today I tried resawing some 8" wide x 7' long oak boards.  They were about 2 inches thick and I wanted to resaw them to 1 and 1/4 ...
artj Woodworking Power Tools 23 13,455 07-25-2017, 09:04 PM

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