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  0 Thread: Hope Chest Finish
Post: RE: Hope Chest Finish

lincmercguy Wrote: (11-21-2021, 07:34 PM) -- "The curly maple was first stained with dye and then sanded off" Now I'm curious. What dye/concentration? When you say sanded off, do you just mean kno...
Mike 55 Woodworking 16 728 11-22-2021, 01:20 PM
  0 Thread: Hope Chest Finish
Post: RE: Hope Chest Finish

lincmercguy Wrote: (11-21-2021, 05:14 PM) -- Is that cherry in that table? Looks very nice. Did you stain it first? -- Thank you. Yes, its cherry and just the Arm-R-Seal. I put on 5 coats. The curl...
Mike 55 Woodworking 16 728 11-21-2021, 06:58 PM
  0 Thread: Hope Chest Finish
Post: RE: Hope Chest Finish

[attachment=38875 Wrote: -- lincmercguy pid='8032802' dateline='1637000234']I'm working on a hope chest that will be mainly walnut and maple. I plan on adding some unfinished aerobatic cedar parts in...
Mike 55 Woodworking 16 728 11-21-2021, 12:28 PM
  0 Thread: 3M Xtract sanding discs
Post: RE: 3M Xtract sanding discs

Can I assume I can use this on a 8 hole sander and still get some type of dust collection?
Mike 55 Woodworking 10 942 10-01-2021, 02:30 PM
  0 Thread: Jointer Questions
Post: RE: Jointer Questions

I can't speak about your first question but I can on the second. I had a 8" Delta jointer and upgraded to a helix cutter. It was night and day. First was how much quieter it was. The cut when facing s...
Mike 55 Woodworking Power Tools 7 748 09-19-2021, 06:52 PM
  0 Thread: shaper jig
Post: RE: shaper jig

Sorry to say you're a month or so late. I had one for sale here for about 8 months ++++ and no takers. I just sold it locally. It was brand new and still in the original box. If you scroll way down yo...
Mike 55 Tool Swap N' Sell 5 696 09-18-2021, 03:44 PM
  0 Thread: PSA Unisaw in Maine $550
Post: RE: PSA Unisaw in Maine $550

fredhargis Wrote: (06-29-2021, 05:32 AM) -- Yeah, can't imagine it will last long. Looks like that "special edition" paint job they offered somewhere back in the 90s. -- Yup, I had this model until...
Mike 55 Tool Swap N' Sell 4 604 07-02-2021, 06:53 AM
  0 Thread: Oneida 2 hp Cyclone---SOLD
Post: RE: Oneida 2 hp Cyclone

Yea, I can't believe this was still going after a few days. This is the 2nd or 3rd deal up in Michigan. I'm in the market but that's a long road trip from South Carolina.
Mike 55 Tool Swap N' Sell 15 2,206 06-21-2021, 06:23 PM
  0 Thread: Cordless wet dry vac experiances
Post: RE: Cordless wet dry vac experiances

iclark Wrote: (05-23-2021, 02:29 AM) -- I got that same 18V Dewalt at the recommendation of the HVAC maintenance guys at work. It was totally worthless with the original NiMH batteries. When I got...
Mike 55 Woodworking Power Tools 11 1,407 05-23-2021, 07:39 PM
  Photo Thread: Cordless wet dry vac experiances
Post: RE: Cordless wet dry vac experiances

hatline Wrote: (05-21-2021, 07:02 PM) -- Tired of yanking the corded vac around the shop. Would like to get a small hand carry version to pick shavings around the lathe and drill press. Anyone have a...
Mike 55 Woodworking Power Tools 11 1,407 05-22-2021, 09:00 AM
  0 Thread: Never Used Jet 2hp Cannister Dust Collector
Post: RE: Never Used Jet 2hp Cannister Dust Collector

Tug Boat Wrote: (05-18-2021, 02:21 PM) -- Hi Deb, My name is Paul Ernst and I live in Framingham, MA, about 5 min from the Natick exit on the Mass Pike. I'm retired and am available most anytime. P...
Mike 55 Tool Swap N' Sell 4 818 05-18-2021, 08:21 PM
  0 Thread: 5" 8 Hole Random Orbital Sandpaper
Post: RE: 5" 8 Hole Random Orbital Sandpaper

Rob Young Wrote: (05-13-2021, 08:28 AM) -- https://www.industrialabrasives.com/hook-loop-discs-sheets-58-hole-rhynogrip-hook-loop-discs-c-201_253.html?zenid=utgfltsgakooii4k6bhq23hmo3 They also ha...
Mike 55 Woodworking 9 1,109 05-13-2021, 01:52 PM
  0 Thread: 5" 8 Hole Random Orbital Sandpaper
Post: 5" 8 Hole Random Orbital Sandpaper

Hi Guys, I need to replenish sandpaper for my random orbital sander I need the hook & loop 8 hole. The last time I bought sandpaper is was from Norton. I can't find these anymore so I'm wondering w...
Mike 55 Woodworking 9 1,109 05-12-2021, 07:03 PM
  0 Thread: Stack Dado Sharpening
Post: Stack Dado Sharpening

Hi Guys, Any recommendations to send a Freud dado blade set out for sharpening. I asked around where I live and no-one had any good places.  Thanks Mike
Mike 55 Woodworking Power Tools 10 1,364 05-04-2021, 09:03 PM
  0 Thread: Mortise Chisel Set
Post: RE: Mortise Chisel Set

Bill_de Wrote: (05-02-2021, 09:53 PM) -- Amazon has Fisch and Powermatic brands. Fisch Hollow Mortise Chisel Set (1/4") - Kit Includes Premium Mortiser and Bit, Fits All Mortising Machines and Dri...
Mike 55 Woodworking 10 1,703 05-02-2021, 10:17 PM
  0 Thread: Mortise Chisel Set
Post: RE: Mortise Chisel Set

fredhargis Wrote: (05-02-2021, 03:42 PM) -- I nominate Fisch. I had a Clico, which is a very good one, but I think they may have went out of business. -- Thanks, not easy to find a set of 4. There ...
Mike 55 Woodworking 10 1,703 05-02-2021, 06:54 PM
  0 Thread: Mortise Chisel Set
Post: Mortise Chisel Set

Hi guys, After 25 + years of service the chisel set I bought from Woodworkers Warehouse needs to be replaced. I have a Powermatic machine. Looking for a quality set as I have many projects I'm work...
Mike 55 Woodworking 10 1,703 05-02-2021, 08:30 AM
  0 Thread: Curly Maple Source?
Post: RE: Curly Maple Source?

Gary G™ Wrote: (05-01-2021, 08:02 PM) -- There are several options: https://www.peachstatelumber.com/lumber and Atlanta Hardwood in Mableton, GA I’ve heard of these guys in Jax but never used: ...
Mike 55 Woodworking 7 1,132 05-02-2021, 08:00 AM
  0 Thread: Curly Maple Source?
Post: RE: Curly Maple Source?

Gary G™ Wrote: (05-01-2021, 11:08 AM) -- You might have to travel up to Mableton to Atlanta Hardwoods or down to Jacksonville, FL -- Can you provide me the names on the stores? Thanks Mike
Mike 55 Woodworking 7 1,132 05-01-2021, 07:14 PM
  0 Thread: Curly Maple Source?
Post: Curly Maple Source?

Hi all, Anyone know of a good place that has a good selection of curly maple 4/4 near the Savannah area. The only place I know is Case Woodworking supply. I'm willing to travel a few hours if neede...
Mike 55 Woodworking 7 1,132 04-29-2021, 04:36 PM

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