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  0 Thread: rocking horse build ionstructions
Post: RE: rocking horse build ionstructions

Woodsmith magazine has two different plans.  One is about a year old and there are plans from several years ago as well.  I made the original version out of red oak and since I have a few grandchildre...
cme4dk Woodworking 12 479 09-15-2021, 09:33 AM
  0 Thread: Question about glue
Post: RE: Question about glue

Just as a follow up I used the T88 epoxy, it was easy to use, and after 24  hours I removed the clamp.  Soon after I sanded off the excess.  It's good to know about this product. Jay
cme4dk Woodworking 11 1,518 03-28-2021, 04:03 PM
  0 Thread: Question about glue
Post: Question about glue

What is the recommendation for an exterior wood glue that has a longer open time?
cme4dk Woodworking 11 1,518 03-21-2021, 05:41 PM
  0 Thread: Moxon vise build - how much do you trust a glue joint?
Post: RE: Moxon vise build - how much do you trust a glu...

I glue and clamp in my cold garage, then move it to my heated basement to set.  Am I the only one that does not let the glue set in the cold?
cme4dk Woodworking 10 1,033 02-11-2021, 10:03 AM
  0 Thread: Replacing Formica on countertop
Post: RE: Replacing Formica on countertop

Inject lacquer thinner between the formica and substrate???
cme4dk Home Improvement 21 1,396 02-04-2021, 07:39 AM
  0 Thread: Where did I go wrong?
Post: RE: Where did I go wrong?

(02-03-2021, 01:25 PM)Stwood_ Wrote: I did a 4x10 oak dining table with a granite 12" wide insert. I gave it an 1/8" gap. It's done fine over 10? years or so. how did you fill in the gap?
cme4dk Woodworking 17 1,734 02-03-2021, 01:33 PM
  0 Thread: Where did I go wrong?
Post: RE: Where did I go wrong?

(02-03-2021, 11:07 AM)Ohio Mike Wrote: I believe you are experiencing normal seasonal movement of the cherry wood.  The wood is shrinking with the lower humidity of the winter season but the quartz ...
cme4dk Woodworking 17 1,734 02-03-2021, 11:28 AM
  0 Thread: Adjustable floor lamp
Post: RE: Adjustable floor lamp

I made that lamp a long time ago.  I ran the wire between the 4 shaft blanks. jay
cme4dk Woodworking 2 497 02-03-2021, 11:25 AM
  Photo Thread: Where did I go wrong?
Post: Where did I go wrong?

I need some advice: I want to redo this lazy susan without making the same mistakes.  I am still not 100% sure where I messed up. This is a 24 inch diameter cherry, with some leftover quartz from my c...
cme4dk Woodworking 17 1,734 02-03-2021, 10:56 AM
  0 Thread: What is your favorite Miter Gauge?
Post: RE: What is your favorite Miter Gauge?

I use the Osborne.
cme4dk Woodworking Power Tools 32 3,348 12-30-2020, 07:43 AM
  0 Thread: Kid's Chair - Need Design Advice
Post: RE: Kid's Chair - Need Design Advice

I would do option 2.  If for no other reason the edge grain will be smoother on the kids legs then the end grain.  1/4 inch overhang is not a big deal although a 1/2 inch overhang will look better. j...
cme4dk Woodworking 5 846 12-18-2020, 05:49 PM
  0 Thread: walnut writing table
Post: RE: walnut writing table

I finished a few walnut pieces almost 30 years ago and a few months ago I realized the finish was fading.  I added another coat of tung oil (100% tung oil) and they look great.
cme4dk Finishing 5 1,254 11-29-2020, 09:05 AM
  0 Thread: Psychological help needed
Post: RE: Psychological help needed

I spend a lot of time in my shop, it is a hobby and not a business.  If it was a business I would have to worry about finances as well as finishing projects in time, as a hobby, that is usually not an...
cme4dk Woodworking 30 4,114 11-26-2020, 01:35 PM
  0 Thread: Question about raised panels
Post: RE: Question about raised panels

You guys are great, thank you jay
cme4dk Woodworking 8 1,237 11-25-2020, 10:23 PM
  0 Thread: Question about raised panels
Post: Question about raised panels

Todays project is to prepare raised panels for cabinet doors. I used stick and cope bits to make the 4 inch wide rails and stiles, and the raised panels will be solid red oak about 12 inches wide and...
cme4dk Woodworking 8 1,237 11-25-2020, 09:13 AM
  0 Thread: Advice on drum sanders
Post: Advice on drum sanders

I am thinking of making the plunge for a 16/32 inch drum sander. I have never used one before so my knowledge is limited, just what I see online.  Does anybody have any experience on which brand to ge...
cme4dk Woodworking Power Tools 12 1,741 11-06-2020, 09:38 AM
  0 Thread: Using Earlex 5500 to spray paint
Post: RE: Using Earlex 5500 to spray paint

(10-26-2020, 12:56 PM)jteneyck Wrote: What was the viscosity of the paint?  For a 2 mm N/N and a pressure cup like on the Earlex it should be a max. of 150 - 250 seconds through a #4 Ford cup.  Most...
cme4dk Finishing 14 2,692 10-26-2020, 04:08 PM
  0 Thread: Using Earlex 5500 to spray paint
Post: RE: Using Earlex 5500 to spray paint

I sprayed the planter boxes yesterday.  The finish is smooth and it covered everything, but halfway through I had to stop and clean out the 2 mm tip.  When I was finished, I gave  everything a thoroug...
cme4dk Finishing 14 2,692 10-25-2020, 11:54 AM
  0 Thread: Using Earlex 5500 to spray paint
Post: Using Earlex 5500 to spray paint

I have been using the Earlex 5500 for quite some time spraying water borne poly and similar materials, but I want to spray paint with it.  I finished 2 planter boxes, and today I brushed a coat of pri...
cme4dk Finishing 14 2,692 10-23-2020, 04:53 PM
  0 Thread: Finishing a finish
Post: RE: Finishing a finish

(08-22-2020, 09:33 AM)jteneyck Wrote: I don't think you have enough finish coats on it to consider a real rubbing out process, certainly not with sandpaper or you risk cutting through.  If you just ...
cme4dk Finishing 3 1,262 08-22-2020, 11:17 AM

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