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  0 Thread: Glue up olive wood
Post: Glue up olive wood

I'm going to be gluing up olive wood blocks for turning. I asked Bethlehem Olive Wood and they said the prefer Alexa (Sp?) glue. What do you use on olive wood? Any in put?
Halfathumb Woodworking 1 161 04-17-2021, 08:27 AM
  0 Thread: Wall Switch Question
Post: RE: Wall Switch Question

(04-16-2021, 01:50 PM)Roly Wrote: Look what you posted in HI ,   what are"sge recep. ?"   were you asking about receptacles there ?  Now it makes more sense by by asking about stitches.  If you are ...
Halfathumb Woodworking 10 563 04-17-2021, 08:22 AM
  0 Thread: Wall Switch Question
Post: Wall Switch Question

I posted this in home improvement with 1 response. I screwed up and ordered a set of 10 wall switches. They're single pole and several have to be in line. Is there anyway I can use the switches? Jim
Halfathumb Woodworking 10 563 04-16-2021, 07:55 AM
  0 Thread: sge recep. ?
Post: sge recep. ?

I screwed up and ordered a set of 10 wall switches. They're single pole and most have to be are several in line. Is there anyway I can use the switches. witch there are several in line (on the same br...
Halfathumb Home Improvement 3 253 04-15-2021, 01:13 PM
  0 Thread: Turning a chalice
Post: RE: Turning a chalice

I've ordered olive wood from Bethlehem. Cost of shipping is more than the wood which doesn't surprise me. 5-15 day shipping $50. I had to order 4 blanks of 2.5 X 2.5 X 4 each.  Don't know yet what...
Halfathumb Woodturning 13 547 04-13-2021, 08:25 AM
  0 Thread: Turning a chalice
Post: RE: Turning a chalice

(04-10-2021, 09:37 AM)6270_Productions Wrote: Olive wood plus seventeen Someone on FWW suggested Bethlehem Olive wood but also said it's rather hard to get a hold of & costly.
Halfathumb Woodturning 13 547 04-12-2021, 08:30 AM
  0 Thread: Turning a chalice
Post: RE: Turning a chalice

(04-08-2021, 09:36 AM)SteveS Wrote: Any reason for a chalice? He might appreciate a box or something more useful. But, if you're stuck on the chalice idea, I'd ask whether it was going to be used or...
Halfathumb Woodturning 13 547 04-09-2021, 08:31 AM
  0 Thread: Turning a chalice
Post: Turning a chalice

My priest (Episcopalian) of over 23 years called me yesterday & said he'll be retiring in September. I've had a wonderful relationship with him over the years and would love to make him something ...
Halfathumb Woodturning 13 547 04-08-2021, 07:16 AM
  0 Thread: Gift for Retiring Priest
Post: RE: Gift for Retiring Priest

(04-07-2021, 09:35 AM)Halfathumb Wrote: My priest (Episcopalian) of over 23 years called me yesterday & said he'll be retiring in September. I've had a wonderful relation with him over the years...
Halfathumb Woodworking 4 402 04-07-2021, 04:53 PM
  0 Thread: Gift for Retiring Priest
Post: Gift for Retiring Priest

My priest (Episcopalian) of over 23 years called me yesterday & said he'll be retiring in September. I've had a wonderful relation with him over the years and would love to make him something thou...
Halfathumb Woodworking 4 402 04-07-2021, 09:35 AM
  0 Thread: More Painting stuff
Post: More Painting stuff

I'm painting my LR & hallway, the trim & cutting went pretty well but when I rolled it turned out ugly. In many places not enough paint and in other places it was streaky and you could see whe...
Halfathumb Home Improvement 3 192 04-02-2021, 08:21 AM
  0 Thread: Cremation urn
Post: RE: Cremation urn

(03-26-2021, 08:52 PM)SteveS Wrote: Made it for the SILs father who died a few years ago. Vessel (488 segments): WBLM, African blackwood, Santos mohagany, Brazilian bloodwood, Eastern maple. Lid ...
Halfathumb Woodturning 12 589 03-27-2021, 08:16 AM
  0 Thread: Sheetrock Repair ?
Post: RE: Sheetrock Repair ?

(03-26-2021, 06:41 AM)brianwelch Wrote: I think above a door is okay, just not at any right angle openings, as at the corners at a door or window opening. Stresses struggle in navigating 90 degree a...
Halfathumb Home Improvement 12 611 03-26-2021, 09:31 AM
  0 Thread: Sheetrock Repair ?
Post: RE: Sheetrock Repair ?

Thanks folks! I'm taking your suggestions and going use to elastic tape Jim
Halfathumb Home Improvement 12 611 03-25-2021, 12:02 PM
  0 Thread: Sheetrock Repair ?
Post: Sheetrock Repair ?

My house is about 23 years old and I'm preparing to paint the walls . Over one of the interior doorways it looks like it's cracking apparently where 2 pieces of SR are joined. Can I just use spackling...
Halfathumb Home Improvement 12 611 03-25-2021, 11:11 AM
  0 Thread: PVC Baseboard
Post: RE: PVC Baseboard

(03-17-2021, 03:38 AM)EightFingers Wrote: I made plugs with a plug cutter from a scrap. Duh! Thanks
Halfathumb Home Improvement 10 612 03-18-2021, 08:35 AM
  0 Thread: PVC Baseboard
Post: RE: PVC Baseboard

(03-16-2021, 03:08 AM)EightFingers Wrote: Did the same around a shower. Worked beautifully and took paint (I did a light sanding). I used stainless finish screws to attach. What did you use to plug...
Halfathumb Home Improvement 10 612 03-16-2021, 09:22 AM
  0 Thread: PVC Baseboard
Post: PVC Baseboard

I've decided I should use PVC baseboards. I'm guessing they get applied with silicone. Is this the way to go?
Halfathumb Home Improvement 10 612 03-15-2021, 04:12 PM
  0 Thread: rail and Stile router bits
Post: RE: rail and Stile router bits

I've done both but prefer to do the stiles first. That's just my preference, both ways gets the job done. Several test pieces.
Halfathumb Woodworking 7 674 03-12-2021, 09:13 AM
  0 Thread: Solid wood furniture
Post: RE: Solid wood furniture

They give it an Italian name and charge more for it. I didn't know Italy was that big of a furniture manufacturer. Not coming down on the Italians, just saying
Halfathumb Woodworking 26 1,246 03-12-2021, 08:54 AM

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