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  0 Thread: Building out of Construction Lumber
Post: RE: Building out of Construction Lumber

Any suggestions on how to dry this wood? How long to wait or how to test it's dryness? I have a moisture reader I bought to survey boats but not sure how to use it for wood. Would rough cutting the pi...
photobug Woodworking 19 3,200 09-17-2020, 03:10 PM
  0 Thread: Building out of Construction Lumber
Post: Building out of Construction Lumber

I am planning on building a dining room table bench, using plans i found online.  It will be mostly 4x4s for the base structure and a 2x6 and 2x10s for the seat part. I purchased the lumber from a Ho...
photobug Woodworking 19 3,200 09-17-2020, 01:09 PM
  0 Thread: End grain cutting board without thickness planer
Post: End grain cutting board without thickness planer

I have made up the blanks for a cherry/maple cutting board.  After gluing up the blanks I used my ROS to flatten the glued up boards and remove glue lines in preparation for passing them through my De...
photobug Woodworking 11 2,946 07-13-2020, 01:18 PM
  0 Thread: Got Clamps?
Post: RE: Got Clamps?

My wife thinks I have a problem an addiction to clamps.  I need to show her this thread so she sees I am just starting my collection.
photobug Woodworking 39 9,219 04-15-2020, 10:13 AM
  0 Thread: Tune your bandsaw
Post: RE: Tune your bandsaw

(04-11-2020, 09:14 PM)Timberwolf Wrote: ........... Sharpen the blade...Even if it is new..sharpen it...the teeth on a really sharp blade will "catch" the skin like a hypodermic needle.. Thanks, Re...
photobug Woodworking Power Tools 7 2,510 04-12-2020, 02:47 AM
  0 Thread: Air compressor wiring
Post: RE: Air compressor wiring

(04-11-2020, 01:41 PM)KyleD Wrote: Maybe you are talking about the unloader valve Photbug. It is my understanding every compressor of decent size has a valve that bleeds air out of the pump when it ...
photobug Woodworking Power Tools 7 2,341 04-11-2020, 03:46 PM
  0 Thread: What is the best bit(?) to drill thru particle-board?
Post: RE: What is the best bit(?) to drill thru particle...

(04-11-2020, 01:42 PM)CCinPA Wrote: If I could... I would choose the material not to be "strand-board"...  [quote pid='7846782' dateline='1586630533'] Carpenters call it OSB for oriented strand boar...
photobug Woodworking Power Tools 16 17,683 04-11-2020, 03:41 PM
  0 Thread: Air compressor wiring
Post: RE: Air compressor wiring

Check to see if your compressor has a "soft start" option.  I am working from a fuzzy memory here but I believe part of the huge power surge on start up has to do with working against the need to star...
photobug Woodworking Power Tools 7 2,341 04-11-2020, 10:27 AM
  0 Thread: Need help with the table saw setting
Post: RE: Need help with the table saw setting

Try opening up and cleaning dust off of everything.  There is a set of gear and a stop that locks in the 90 degrees, dust on either or both could add up to preventing that last 10th of a degree.  Whil...
photobug Woodworking Power Tools 17 4,132 04-10-2020, 09:43 PM
  0 Thread: Tune your bandsaw
Post: RE: Tune your bandsaw

(04-10-2020, 10:12 AM)jteneyck Wrote: My larger saw came with the wheels perfectly coplaner and has cut straight from day one.  Drift only happens when there is a problem.   John It is a 14" Delta...
photobug Woodworking Power Tools 7 2,510 04-10-2020, 06:17 PM
  0 Thread: Tune your bandsaw
Post: RE: Tune your bandsaw

(04-06-2020, 01:29 PM)Timberwolf Wrote: and ignore the few words of profanity..some people can't say ten words with using it. :crazy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9DzbJYIPPNE Thanks for that. ...
photobug Woodworking Power Tools 7 2,510 04-10-2020, 06:34 AM
  0 Thread: How to tell Cherry apart from Alder.
Post: RE: How to tell Cherry apart from Alder.

(04-06-2020, 06:52 PM)Latech15 Wrote: Density and weight are the easy way.  Cherry is much heavier than the alder.  Alder is really light weight. Yep I know, as soon as i cut a larger piece I know ...
photobug Woodworking 9 2,887 04-07-2020, 12:11 PM
  0 Thread: How to tell Cherry apart from Alder.
Post: RE: How to tell Cherry apart from Alder.

(04-06-2020, 04:36 PM)farmerj111 Wrote: You can always use that alder to smoke some salmon :yes: My house is trimmed in alder.  Got lots of places to use it that is why I got ton around.
photobug Woodworking 9 2,887 04-07-2020, 12:10 PM
  0 Thread: How to tell Cherry apart from Alder.
Post: RE: How to tell Cherry apart from Alder.

(04-03-2020, 10:45 AM)Arlin Eastman Wrote: If I could suggest Mike or goes by PVW sells outstanding cherry and figured as well. https://www.forums.woodnet.net/member.ph...uid=124584 Thanks for tha...
photobug Woodworking 9 2,887 04-03-2020, 02:08 PM
  0 Thread: I need a wide chunk of cherry.
Post: RE: I need a wide chunk of cherry.

(04-02-2020, 07:35 PM)ed kerns Wrote: In a world full of coincidences, I just built a very similar box. I built mine of Walnut and figured maple. My top is glued up. Just glue. There is no need for ...
photobug Woodworking 10 2,897 04-03-2020, 05:01 AM
  0 Thread: How to tell Cherry apart from Alder.
Post: RE: How to tell Cherry apart from Alder.

(04-02-2020, 08:02 PM)Stwood_ Wrote: I have both, and used both in projects. If in doubt, check the knots, *if* your rough lumber has knots. Alder knots will (usually) have a split in the knot. Wha...
photobug Woodworking 9 2,887 04-02-2020, 08:50 PM
  0 Thread: I need a wide chunk of cherry.
Post: RE: I need a wide chunk of cherry.

(04-02-2020, 07:35 PM)ed kerns Wrote: In a world full of coincidences, I just built a very similar box. I built mine of Walnut and figured maple. My top is glued up. Just glue. There is no need for ...
photobug Woodworking 10 2,897 04-02-2020, 08:45 PM
  0 Thread: How to tell Cherry apart from Alder.
Post: How to tell Cherry apart from Alder.

I have a project with just a few boards short of what I need in Cherry.  I have found a few 8/4 boards I thought solved my needs but realized each time as I cut it, I realize based on the weight and d...
photobug Woodworking 9 2,887 04-02-2020, 07:24 PM
  0 Thread: I need a wide chunk of cherry.
Post: RE: I need a wide chunk of cherry.

(04-02-2020, 02:15 PM)jteneyck Wrote: An alternative would be to glue up the bland cherry and then veneer it with some spectacular cherry.  You can buy small pieces from Joe Woodworker and others.  ...
photobug Woodworking 10 2,897 04-02-2020, 04:06 PM
  0 Thread: I need a wide chunk of cherry.
Post: I need a wide chunk of cherry.

I need a wide piece of cherry for a jewelry box I am making for my wife.  9.5 x 15.  I have a large 8/4 board that is wide enough 7" to resaw and matchbook to get a 13" wide board to cut down to work....
photobug Woodworking 10 2,897 04-02-2020, 01:11 PM

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