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  0 Thread: Red cedar??
Post: Red cedar??

I salvaged a few outdoor sitting benches. They have aluminum frames and are pretty cheaply made. Do they use red cedar on these dept store benches. Just wondering it looks like pine but after cutting ...
chizlr40 Woodworking 10 1,363 06-24-2023, 01:15 PM
  0 Thread: Wood id
Post: RE: Wood id

This is what I got,pics would not load right
chizlr40 Woodworking 5 1,103 06-19-2023, 03:03 PM
  0 Thread: Wood id
Post: Wood id

Need help. My neighbors old deck. He says cedar but looks like pine to me
chizlr40 Woodworking 5 1,103 06-19-2023, 02:51 PM
  0 Thread: Wood/hickory
Post: Wood/hickory

Any good places in the michigan,sorta se area, to get decent hickory. Not building any fine furniture just handles,knobs, levers. Any help?
chizlr40 Woodworking 1 532 06-02-2023, 03:15 PM
  0 Thread: Resin/epoxy recomendation
Post: RE: Resin/epoxy recomendation

It is a bark edge in a 8x10 with a 1 1/2" wide frame. I just want it to stay on for the look. Pretty sure it's a walnut.Bark is thick,rough and almost black. Once it's hung it won't be handled,than...
chizlr40 Woodworking 4 1,146 12-29-2022, 09:11 AM
  0 Thread: Resin/epoxy recomendation
Post: Resin/epoxy recomendation

What can I use to hold a raw edge from chipping or otherwise coming of
chizlr40 Woodworking 4 1,146 12-28-2022, 10:05 AM
  0 Thread: Have a good fraction app for Iphone?
Post: RE: Have a good fraction app for Iphone?

Your making it way too hard on youself. I always draw up my plans in dimensions that are easy to work with. There is always a little waste, good luck
chizlr40 Woodworking 10 1,855 05-12-2022, 08:13 AM
  0 Thread: Have a good fraction app for Iphone?
Post: RE: Have a good fraction app for Iphone?

Not to be a smart a** but don't you think it would be easier to learn to read a fractional tape measure or ruler. Not everything needs an app
chizlr40 Woodworking 10 1,855 05-11-2022, 08:26 AM
  0 Thread: Using boiled linseed oil
Post: RE: Using boiled linseed oil

Thanks John I didn't want the shiny finish of poly. Well good thing I am retired and have lots of time. 30 cabs to redue so I'll be here a while. Almost 50 yrs woodworking and still learning,thanks ag...
chizlr40 Finishing 5 1,548 04-27-2022, 09:53 AM
  0 Thread: Using boiled linseed oil
Post: Using boiled linseed oil

I recently refinished my oak kitchen cabinets. Installed probably 20 years ago by a kitchen remodeling store. They are solid doors but looking worn. I cleaned all surfaces using Murphy's oil soap. Let...
chizlr40 Finishing 5 1,548 04-27-2022, 08:59 AM
  0 Thread: Please help with beveled miter angles!
Post: RE: Please help with beveled miter angles!

I went to the lumber store and bought a inside and outside angle piece to help get me started
chizlr40 Woodworking 14 2,434 02-07-2022, 09:28 AM
  0 Thread: Antler mount
Post: Antler mount

I am making an antler mount for my buddies deer antlers. It just the antlers with a small bit of skull. He wants the classic plaque shape but I was wondering. It there a scale for antler size to plaqu...
chizlr40 Woodworking 3 1,321 02-02-2022, 09:55 AM
  0 Thread: Cutting formica
Post: RE: Cutting formica

Thanks that idea might work I keep thinking of holding the saw vertically
chizlr40 Home Improvement 17 2,381 01-21-2022, 08:57 AM
  0 Thread: Cutting formica
Post: RE: Cutting formica

I am afraid that saw blade would be pounding and damaging the countertop. Remember it's all installed and glued,well sorta, to the wall. I don't believe the line is a concern since I will butt the two...
chizlr40 Home Improvement 17 2,381 01-20-2022, 09:16 AM
  0 Thread: Cutting formica
Post: Cutting formica

I have a 4 inch Formica backsplash that is separate from the countertop. Over the years is has come away from the wall behind the sink due to water intrusion. I am wanting to cut that section out usin...
chizlr40 Home Improvement 17 2,381 01-20-2022, 08:14 AM
  0 Thread: Chuck suggestions
Post: RE: Chuck suggestions

Ok I went and checked its a craftsman model 351.217150 gotta be 20 years old. Spindle is 1"x 8 it's 38" max turning width and it says max bowl diameter is 15" thanks for any add infromation
chizlr40 Woodturning 5 2,227 01-14-2022, 08:44 AM
  0 Thread: Chuck suggestions
Post: Chuck suggestions

I have a large craftsman wood lathe I purchased several years ago. Used it very little but now being retired I have time to get into turning. I was thinking of making some larger bowls and wondering a...
chizlr40 Woodturning 5 2,227 01-13-2022, 02:45 PM
  0 Thread: How to rout the groove in a cutting board?
Post: RE: How to rout the groove in a cutting board?

Being a cook and a woodworker i dont put grooves on any boards i make. If your slicing something you expect to juice a lot i just put it in a sheet pan
chizlr40 Woodworking 15 9,390 01-06-2022, 10:53 AM
  0 Thread: Resin/epoxy recomendation
Post: RE: Resin/epoxy recomendation

Thanks just what i needed. I saw some at the local hardware store but couldnt find anyone who knew more than me,which is nothing
chizlr40 Woodworking 2 573 01-05-2022, 02:55 PM
  0 Thread: Resin/epoxy recomendation
Post: Resin/epoxy recomendation

I am currently building a small table that i have inlayed some coins and small trinkets in the top for my wife. I would like to fill the inlays with an resin/epoxy to level out the top as they all sit...
chizlr40 Woodworking 2 573 01-05-2022, 02:09 PM

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