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  0 Thread: Epoxy for inlay turning
Post: RE: Epoxy for inlay turning

Been reading in my spare time. Looking at some of the stock I have saved there are several that have large cracks/voids that go about 3/4 of the way through. They vary from hairline to slightly larger...
firefighter Woodturning 5 616 08-22-2021, 10:04 AM
  0 Thread: Epoxy for inlay turning
Post: Epoxy for inlay turning

Been reading and watching utube vids on turning using epoxy as filler in knoted or other voids. I'm not ready to go the stabilization route just looking for a good epoxy that can be tinted and turns w...
firefighter Woodturning 5 616 08-20-2021, 08:57 AM
  0 Thread: trouble with antler
Post: RE: trouble with antler

gear jammer Wrote: (08-16-2021, 05:35 PM) -- I'm having trouble lining up the curved pieces to drill and come out wrong or to thin on the end. Any suggestions.  Also what is a good finish for antl...
firefighter Woodturning 2 508 08-20-2021, 08:48 AM
  0 Thread: Iphone use.
Post: Iphone use.

I liked the phone version in the forums. Now all I can get is the "full size" version which is crowded and not friendly. What happened?
firefighter Questions about using the WoodNet forum features 1 541 01-30-2021, 09:12 AM
  0 Thread: Valspar Clear
Post: RE: Valspar Clear

jteneyck Wrote: (06-13-2020, 09:46 AM) -- I'm really surprised by your comment that a penetrating oil finish peeled off.  They don't form a film so I can see how they could peel off unless you applie...
firefighter Finishing 4 1,788 06-13-2020, 01:30 PM
  0 Thread: Valspar Clear
Post: Valspar Clear

Anybody have any experience with it? Building some flower box holders and would like to keep the natural Wt. oak look. I have not been real thrilled with some previous penetrating oil finishes on both...
firefighter Finishing 4 1,788 06-13-2020, 08:42 AM
  0 Thread: Drawer and jewelry box question
Post: RE: Drawer and jewelry box question

#1 where is the gift going? Do some reading on types of finishes to see what shows dust and such. Gloss finish showes EVERYTHING. When I flock I use the frog tape. Leaves a nice clean line every t...
firefighter Woodworking 1 1,003 06-10-2020, 08:13 AM
  0 Thread: Menards
Post: RE: Menards

Walmart with lumber. They are my go to for plywood, however. Their selection and quality is far better than Lowe's or HD.
firefighter Woodworking 7 3,266 10-05-2019, 05:27 PM
  0 Thread: Spindel Sander
Post: RE: Spindel Sander

I'll have to start keeping an eye on craigslist. Thanks for the input.
firefighter Woodworking Power Tools 22 7,723 12-26-2018, 04:25 PM
  0 Thread: Spindel Sander
Post: Spindel Sander

I have a big project coming up that would make it nice to have a spindle sander. I don't have room for a floor model (and don't want to spend the money) so I'm looking for recommendations. I think the...
firefighter Woodworking Power Tools 22 7,723 12-26-2018, 12:27 PM
  0 Thread: Filler?
Post: Filler?

Turned some massive legs for a farmhouse table. Developed some cracks which I expected. The legs will be painted so filler is not a problem. Just want to make sure I use something that will not come o...
firefighter Woodturning 2 1,627 04-22-2018, 01:35 PM
  0 Thread: Farmhouse table legs
Post: RE: Farmhouse table legs

Good tips. Thanks ya'll. Just happen to be going to HD so l'll look around.
firefighter Woodturning 7 3,080 03-13-2018, 05:22 AM
  0 Thread: Farmhouse table legs
Post: Farmhouse table legs

Want to turn legs for a farmhouse table for my daughter. Is there a resource for patterns for legs? Tried drawing them out but I struggle with proportions. They all came out looking strange. I'm looki...
firefighter Woodturning 7 3,080 03-12-2018, 02:13 PM
  0 Thread: Pallet wood
Post: RE: Pallet wood

Friend worked in a warehouse and used to bring me all sorts of woods. Some I have no idea what they were. Sadly they put a stop to giving it away after someone was injured by chemicals on the pallet. ...
firefighter Woodturning 9 3,972 09-26-2017, 03:02 PM
  0 Thread: Best Clear Finish???
Post: RE: Best Clear Finish???

daddo Wrote: (09-25-2017, 03:01 PM) --  With practice, the soot from a candle will give you those types of effects and is much better than a torch that just burns.. -- Nice tip! Never thought of th...
firefighter Woodturning 8 4,167 09-26-2017, 02:58 PM
  0 Thread: Best Clear Finish???
Post: RE: Best Clear Finish???

I shouldn't think but I'm playing around with red dye and a torch to give the impression of smoke and fire. May complicate the finish problem.
firefighter Woodturning 8 4,167 09-25-2017, 10:35 AM
  0 Thread: Best Clear Finish???
Post: Best Clear Finish???

I'm turning some pens for a fellow retiring Fire Fighter. Been toying with using a torch to apply a light scorching. Got it looking the way I want, but I need a good clear finish that won't smudge the...
firefighter Woodturning 8 4,167 09-24-2017, 02:22 PM
  0 Thread: Best Outdoor Finish
Post: RE: Best Outdoor Finish

Wow! That went in a completly different direction than I was thinking. Now I have some serious research to do.  Thanks all for the input. :yes:
firefighter Finishing 7 3,821 03-11-2017, 01:27 PM
  0 Thread: Best Outdoor Finish
Post: Best Outdoor Finish

Plan on building an outdoor table from White Oak. What are the best options for finish? I'm thinking of an oilbased finish. Cutting down some BLO has potential. Tried Spar Varnish and didn't like t...
firefighter Finishing 7 3,821 03-10-2017, 08:07 PM
  0 Thread: Scraper Plane
Post: Re: Scraper Plane

That should work! /ssl_proxy.php?url=/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/yellowyes.gif Thanks!
firefighter Woodworking Hand Tools 3 3,972 08-20-2015, 06:29 PM

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