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  0 Thread: How is this color accomplished?
Post: RE: How is this color accomplished?

®smpr_fi_mac® Wrote: (08-04-2022, 05:54 PM) -- I can only imagine that this isn't a natural color.  I have somebody who wants a table dyed/stained to look like it, so I'm looking into it.  If you ...
dlorenz Finishing 5 183 08-04-2022, 08:59 PM
  0 Thread: Wheelchair ramp?
Post: RE: Wheelchair ramp?

JSpill Wrote: (05-05-2019, 04:02 PM) -- I need to get an outdoor wheelchair ramp about 10 feet long. I'd appreciate any advice from people who have one. Thanks. -- See https://www.modular-wheelchai...
dlorenz Home Improvement 7 4,387 05-06-2019, 03:15 AM
  0 Thread: Your preference for dadoes --TS or RAS?
Post: RE: Your preference for dadoes --TS or RAS?

Wild Turkey Wrote: (03-03-2019, 04:19 PM) -- I've always cut dadoes with a table saw (I have a Unisaw now) but I saw an ad for a good RAS set up for dadoes at an excellent price (too good -- it's gon...
dlorenz Woodworking Power Tools 32 13,117 03-03-2019, 08:20 PM
  0 Thread: Mystery Jig... I think -->Can you tell me what it is??
Post: RE: Mystery Jig... I think -->Can you tell me what...

It is a tapering jig.
dlorenz Woodworking 25 9,817 12-31-2018, 07:08 PM
  0 Thread: Maple dresser stinks
Post: RE: Maple dresser stinks

JSpill Wrote: (09-06-2018, 08:16 PM) -- My neighbor bought a maple dresser at a garage sale. Evidently the seller was a serious cigar smoker. When she got the dresser home she realized it wreaked of ...
dlorenz Finishing 6 3,529 09-09-2018, 07:12 PM
  0 Thread: SOLD
Post: RE: RIDGID Oscillating sander DFW, TX

okstatefan Wrote: (05-19-2018, 12:16 PM) -- Excellent condition. The spindles have never been used and the belt was only used for a couple of pen blanks.  $150 picked up in Forney, TX -- I'll take ...
dlorenz Tool Swap N' Sell 4 2,326 05-19-2018, 02:54 PM
  0 Thread: Walnut oil question
Post: RE: Walnut oil question

scpapa Wrote: (08-22-2017, 06:40 PM) -- I have a fair amount of walnut oil to use for bowls and cutting boards. I would like to heat treat it. Anyone have the specifics of how to do it? Any help wou...
dlorenz Finishing 4 3,483 08-29-2017, 06:20 AM
  0 Thread: $25 for vacuum chucking system a good deal?
Post: RE: $25 for vacuum chucking system a good deal?

Sounds like it's too good to be true - does the pump work?
dlorenz Woodturning 4 4,245 07-10-2017, 06:18 AM
  0 Thread: Wool Picker Wood or split resistant species
Post: RE: Wool Picker Wood or split resistant species

Try using 2 3/8" pieces.  Drill the holes in one of the pieces so the nails just fit (don't need to be tight).  Glue the other board on top of the board with the nails with epoxy. Hope this helps.
dlorenz Woodworking 15 7,988 05-08-2017, 12:48 PM
  0 Thread: Caulking Gaps Between Plank Floor Boards?
Post: RE: Caulking Gaps Between Plank Floor Boards?

How about sprayed-in foam insulation?
dlorenz Home Improvement 15 13,778 04-02-2017, 12:12 PM
  0 Thread: Anybody build a cajon?
Post: RE: Anybody build a cajon?

Google "how to build a cajon" and read away!
dlorenz Woodworking 14 8,707 09-29-2016, 08:24 PM
  0 Thread: Question about wood itself
Post: RE: Question about wood itself

+1 on the above. Google "wood toxicity" - you'll see some handy charts. Hope this helps.
dlorenz Woodworking 13 6,990 08-22-2016, 09:30 AM
  0 Thread: Rockwell 46-111 basic wood lathe, in SE VA
Post: RE: Rockwell 46-111 basic wood lathe, in SE VA

I started out with this lathe - it is for spindle turning (lower speeds are too high for hollow form turning).  I modified mine with an intermediate jack shaft to get 8 speeds (about 300 - 3000 RPM) a...
dlorenz Tool Swap N' Sell 9 8,007 08-01-2016, 02:06 AM
  0 Thread: Jet 1642EVS
Post: Re: Jet 1642EVS

Had my 1642 EVS 1.5HP for almost 4 years now - no regrets.[br][br]More HP, bigger capacity, more weight would be nice, but I don't see myself spending more money on a bigger lathe.[br][br]Hope this he...
dlorenz Woodturning 7 4,675 07-12-2016, 06:57 PM
  0 Thread: Driveway Stains
Post: Re: Driveway Stains

I get oak leaf stains on my concrete drive - the sun bleaches it out quite nicely.[br][br]You might give it a try.
dlorenz Home Improvement 7 4,348 07-08-2016, 08:09 PM
  0 Thread: stupid mistake... Need suggestions
Post: Re: stupid mistake... Need suggestions

How about some penetrating oil where the chuck meets the headstock? Can't hurt, might help.
dlorenz Woodturning 63 31,106 03-26-2016, 07:10 AM
  0 Thread: On demand water heaters
Post: Re: On demand water heaters

I checked into electric on-demand water heaters in '08 when we built our last house. As I recall, they required an 80 amp circuit, were quite expensive, and only had a 1 year warranty - I was not imp...
dlorenz Home Improvement 4 5,152 03-22-2016, 05:56 AM
  0 Thread: Getting new bandsaw - Grizzly? What do you all think?
Post: Re: Getting new bandsaw - Grizzly? What do you al...

I have the G0555 with riser and like it a lot. I use it without dust collection, and when I added the riser, sawdust will travel around the extra blade length and get in the air. I need to hook up m...
dlorenz Woodworking Power Tools 20 11,085 03-19-2016, 06:17 PM
  0 Thread: Fireplace: how to fix this?
Post: Re: Fireplace: how to fix this?

+1 for finding problem. It may be time to call an expert to find/fix root cause.
dlorenz Home Improvement 9 4,555 03-10-2016, 08:49 AM
  0 Thread: jet 1642 owners help please.
Post: Re: jet 1642 owners help please.

JET pulleys : Low speed 1-1/4", 4"[br] High speed 2-1/16", 2-13/16"[br] (may be a bit off - hard to get a caliper in there!)[br][br]The 3520B is much larger and hea...
dlorenz Woodturning 2 2,337 02-21-2016, 05:40 PM

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