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  0 Thread: Sanding sealer
Post: RE: Sanding sealer

A good short article on sanding sealer. Tells you what it is & when to use it. https://www.rockler.com/learn/when-to-use-sanding-sealer
Wildwood Finishing 8 561 07-12-2022, 10:03 AM
  0 Thread: Who remembers, Stabilax
Post: RE: Who remembers, Stabilax

Ernie Conover devoted one page in old “The Lathe Book,” and listed source of supply near the end of the book.  I tried to order one from Highland Hardware, but cancelled my order after a month not get...
Wildwood Woodturning 4 489 07-12-2022, 02:54 AM
  0 Thread: Duck Call Turners
Post: RE: Duck Call Turners

Been years since had their catalog, don’t even know if they still offer one, but check this site out. www.hutproducts.com Most of your pen kit suppliers sell game calls, not sure they offer variety...
Wildwood Woodturning 3 338 06-14-2022, 02:14 AM
  0 Thread: Oil Dry
Post: RE: Oil Dry

With so many products & methods available already with varying results for drying wet turnings. Hard to say whether Oil Dry would or not work for that purpose unless someone makes an attempt.
Wildwood Woodturning 3 486 05-23-2022, 06:00 AM
  0 Thread: Soaking green bowls in soapy water
Post: RE: Soaking green bowls in soapy water

Agree with what MM has to say! Although have postings here in archives on which soap & best methods to use. Not sure will have any more success than rough turning and setting aside to reach EMC.
Wildwood Woodturning 3 1,385 05-16-2021, 06:08 AM
  0 Thread: India Ink?
Post: RE: India Ink?

Not sure which link will work but here is what I use. https://www.docmartins.com/collections/lightfast Lightfast – Dr. Ph. Martin's | Mfg. Salis Int'l, Inc. (docmartins.com)
Wildwood Finishing 17 3,685 04-13-2021, 03:59 AM
  0 Thread: Beautiful figured black walnut crotch bowl
Post: RE: Beautiful figured black walnut crotch bowl

Again outstanding bowl and video, thanks for sharing!
Wildwood Woodturning 10 3,095 03-24-2021, 06:42 AM
  0 Thread: Hi
Post: RE: Hi

Hello Arlin good to hear from you.
Wildwood Woodturning 6 1,585 03-20-2021, 07:07 AM
  0 Thread: Spalted crabapple/ resin starry night bowl
Post: RE: Spalted crabapple/ resin starry night bowl

Outstanding video and bowl thanks for sharing! Certainly lot of work to turn a dishwasher safe bowl.
Wildwood Woodturning 4 1,474 03-20-2021, 07:06 AM
  0 Thread: new lathe.
Post: RE: new lathe.

Won't mention adding weight to base of lathe again, looks great, good luck with!
Wildwood Woodturning 27 4,592 03-02-2021, 02:12 PM
  0 Thread: Upgrade help
Post: RE: Upgrade help

Because very little is known about the Record Power Coronet Envoy 16” or 18” no real reviews from owners here. Looking at the outrigger in the video and optional one offered at Highland Woodworking g...
Wildwood Woodturning 40 6,431 02-24-2021, 02:41 PM
  0 Thread: Upgrade help
Post: RE: Upgrade help

RustyN, lively discussions make reading message boards interesting. At one time many woodturning vendors sold entry level and little bit more sturdy Record CL series bar lathes here & Canada. While...
Wildwood Woodturning 40 6,431 02-23-2021, 04:20 AM
  0 Thread: Upgrade help
Post: RE: Upgrade help

For $2,000 without shipping & tax might be worth a look! Found two sites online Highland has them in stock and Woodturners expects them soon. Had trouble linking at both sites so just type in record...
Wildwood Woodturning 40 6,431 02-22-2021, 04:23 AM
  0 Thread: Moisture meter
Post: RE: Moisture meter

Whether buying or harvesting and processing your own bowl blanks an inexpensive digital mail or kitchen scale will definitely serve you well. Ideally you want your bowl blanks to be at EMC for your ...
Wildwood Woodturning 5 1,199 02-05-2021, 06:23 AM
  0 Thread: Danish oil issues
Post: RE: Danish oil issues

Fred, when started turning various CFR’s and other regulations were cited that said all wood finishes are safe once fully cured! Internet filled with those same claims today. First issue is curing t...
Wildwood Finishing 6 2,442 12-25-2020, 09:16 AM
  0 Thread: Danish oil issues
Post: RE: Danish oil issues

Food Safe Finishes: https://www.finewoodworking.com/2006/08/01/food-safe-finishes If going to finish wood for food contact I only use mineral oil (laxative) if had local source for bees wax would use...
Wildwood Finishing 6 2,442 12-25-2020, 04:50 AM
  0 Thread: comments on my blank kiln
Post: RE: comments on my blank kiln

My first turning symposium, fellow gave talk and slide show on his homemade kiln. Said it improved is success rate for rough turner bowls, hollow forms & vases 80%. Over the years have see and read a...
Wildwood Woodturning 11 3,000 12-10-2020, 04:36 AM
  0 Thread: comments on my blank kiln
Post: RE: comments on my blank kiln

Think if you understand logs lose moisture twelve times fast from the ends than sides, makes drying wood lot easier. So end sealing slows down the drying process, but still need air circulation for b...
Wildwood Woodturning 11 3,000 12-08-2020, 04:28 AM
  0 Thread: Baby-Safe Paint for Toys?
Post: RE: Baby-Safe Paint for Toys?

If were you might look this article as well as others on-line: https://homefixated.com/safe-finishes-wood-toys/ Big thing is knowing when any finish is fully cured! Understanding difference betwee...
Wildwood Finishing 7 1,828 11-12-2020, 11:08 AM
  0 Thread: kodiak sharpening system
Post: RE: kodiak sharpening system

Better to watch the video before deciding if this system what you need. https://woodturnerswonders.com/collections/kodiak-sharpening-system
Wildwood Woodturning 2 1,772 11-01-2020, 04:27 AM

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