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  0 Thread: Small Shop
Post: RE: Small Shop

Hi Jim! Turning doesn't take a lot of space nor does it have to absorb a lot of money. Use lathe, tools and a BS. The true advantage to a lathe is you can turn out (pun intended) small "gifty" items ...
shoottmx Woodworking 13 879 07-08-2024, 05:44 AM
  0 Thread: need help with my arithmetic
Post: RE: need help with my arithmetic

Pi X Diameter = Circumference 3.14 x 3 7/16" (3.437") = 10.8" Gary
shoottmx Woodturning 5 1,171 05-24-2024, 05:57 AM
  0 Thread: Build Thread for my Brother's Urn
Post: RE: Build Thread for my Brother's Urn

Very elegant! I'm not a fan of segmented work but this is lovely. Excellent tribute to your brother. Gary
shoottmx Woodturning 21 2,503 04-06-2024, 06:10 AM
  0 Thread: Salute to Allie
Post: RE: Salute to Allie

My condolences. I, too had a "biscuit", lab mix that had the sweetest personality ever. Loved to ride in my truck, she's been gone 25+ years, still miss her. Gary
shoottmx Woodworking 3 732 03-02-2024, 07:12 PM
  0 Thread: Project for my daughter
Post: RE: Project for my daughter

joe1086 Wrote: (02-12-2024, 02:02 PM) -- Thanks all. John, it's been about three months since the countertop was painted and I told them to give it another month, however the speaker was non-negot...
shoottmx Woodworking 13 1,437 02-13-2024, 07:30 AM
  0 Thread: Shaker to clean dust collection filter.
Post: RE: Shaker to clean dust collection filter.

OK, Thanks. That makes sense. Gary
shoottmx Woodworking Power Tools 14 2,311 01-05-2024, 03:22 PM
  0 Thread: Shaker to clean dust collection filter.
Post: RE: Shaker to clean dust collection filter.

JDuke Wrote: (08-29-2023, 09:44 PM) -- Just got one set up tonight and already ordered another for my other DC.  -- JDuke, Thanks for the info. Could you post a pic of your mounting arrangement? ...
shoottmx Woodworking Power Tools 14 2,311 01-02-2024, 07:44 AM
  0 Thread: Aging joints and shop shoes
Post: RE: Aging joints and shop shoes

My shop floor is covered with Dricore.  https://dricore.com/products/dricore-subfloor/ https://dricore.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Subfloor_Diamond_NewLogo.png Awesome stuff. It's OSB with a plas...
shoottmx Woodworking 6 1,112 12-27-2023, 07:35 AM
  0 Thread: Fitting Drawers
Post: RE: Fitting Drawers

fredhargis Wrote: (11-18-2023, 06:17 AM) -- I almost always have the carcass glued together (usually without the back) when I fit the drawers. No idea if that's the right way, just the way I've alway...
shoottmx Woodworking 13 2,369 11-18-2023, 06:40 AM
  0 Thread: bed rail hardware
Post: RE: bed rail hardware

Built a king size bed three years ago, used these: Antrader Wood Bed Rail Connecting Fittings, 5 Inch Zinc Round Bed Hook, Set of 4 from Amazoo. Similar if not identical to the Lee Valley you linked. ...
shoottmx Woodworking 19 2,783 11-15-2023, 07:12 AM
  0 Thread: Miter Saw Dust Collection Question
Post: RE: Miter Saw Dust Collection Question

Here's the setup in my shop, a Rousseau hood with a 1hp Shop Fox DC. It catches the majority of the heavier chips but leaves some of the finer dust flying. My unscientific analysis guesses it gets 95+...
shoottmx Woodworking Power Tools 14 2,845 09-13-2023, 07:55 PM
  0 Thread: Tools for sale NJ (added router table)
Post: RE: Tools for sale NJ

measurecutcurse Wrote: (08-05-2023, 07:29 PM) -- ............... and inflating the 20 soccer balls l5 minutes before leaving for practice after you get volunteered to coach a game you never played an...
shoottmx Tool Swap N' Sell 7 1,259 08-06-2023, 06:09 AM
  0 Thread: Titan HVLP on sale at Home Depot
Post: RE: Titan HVLP on sale at Home Depot

Still on sale for $99. Thanks for the heads up!! Gary
shoottmx Finishing 7 1,738 08-02-2023, 06:02 PM
  0 Thread: Non-yellowing WB finish for dining table?
Post: RE: Non-yellowing WB finish for dining table?

LOML likes the GF HP without the sealcoat of shellac. Will flip every two coats. The plan is in place, time to execute! gary
shoottmx Finishing 15 2,554 07-26-2023, 06:00 AM
  0 Thread: Non-yellowing WB finish for dining table?
Post: RE: Non-yellowing WB finish for dining table?

Thanks John, I just picked up a can today, will try it on some scrap. LOML is the final arbiter of color so we'll do whatever she likes. Thanks for the tip on using GF extender. The material is we...
shoottmx Finishing 15 2,554 07-24-2023, 04:48 PM
  0 Thread: Non-yellowing WB finish for dining table?
Post: RE: Non-yellowing WB finish for dining table?

Will pick up a rattle can of shellac for a sealer coat. Will try on some scrap, hopefully it pops the grain a little more than poly alone. BTW, elected to go with multiple coats GF High Performance, p...
shoottmx Finishing 15 2,554 07-24-2023, 06:14 AM
  0 Thread: Non-yellowing WB finish for dining table?
Post: RE: Non-yellowing WB finish for dining table?

fredhargis Wrote: (07-22-2023, 04:42 AM) -- Gary, keep in mind that even with a clear finish the table may shift color somewhat. The maple will likely itself will shift over time. -- Thanks Fred, I...
shoottmx Finishing 15 2,554 07-22-2023, 06:07 AM
  0 Thread: Non-yellowing WB finish for dining table?
Post: RE: Non-yellowing WB finish for dining table?

Blaine Hadn't thought about a seal coat of shellac. I'd like to pop the grain as much as possible, will pick up a can and do a test piece. Willyou I did a test piece with Varathane that I had for...
shoottmx Finishing 15 2,554 07-18-2023, 06:35 AM
  0 Thread: Non-yellowing WB finish for dining table?
Post: Non-yellowing WB finish for dining table?

Building a dining table out of spalted maple for LOML. She's in love with the spalted look and wants a clear non-yellowing finish that is durable for every day use. We're easy on our furniture and don...
shoottmx Finishing 15 2,554 07-17-2023, 07:04 AM
  0 Thread: Asked to make an urn
Post: RE: Asked to make an urn

Holy cow!! I was asked by a friend to make one for himself--he's ~250ish. I was thinking that wass going to be a big urn. Not so much in comparison. You did yourself a favor by not getting involved, s...
shoottmx Woodturning 9 1,915 06-17-2023, 05:48 AM

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