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  0 Thread: Returning to the Hobby
Post: RE: Returning to the Hobby

I think Grizzly is a good source for stationary machines. I bought my bandsaw from them many years ago after much research and felt it was the best bang for the buck. I've always had good experience...
Don_M Woodworking Power Tools 17 1,092 02-27-2021, 10:49 PM
  0 Thread: Need a source for stainless steel plate
Post: RE: Need a source for stainless steel plate

(02-27-2021, 10:08 PM)wood2woodknot Wrote: I've never gotten into this kind of thing before so maybe some of you tool makers, blacksmiths, or knife makers can tell me where I can find stainless stee...
Don_M Woodworking 21 1,548 02-27-2021, 10:38 PM
  0 Thread: ? about 45 deg lock miter bit.
Post: RE: ? about 45 deg lock miter bit.

Your post is timely – I am about to start a project and planning to use a lock miter to join the cabinet edges.I have the bit – but have only used it once.  As I recall made a full cut once it was pro...
Don_M Woodworking Power Tools 8 453 02-26-2021, 01:50 AM
  0 Thread: Resawing without a bandsaw?
Post: RE: Resawing without a bandsaw?

Two options; Router: Make a template from ½” birch ply and attached to bottom of full width of material and then route the curve using either a bushing (on the router) or a pattern making bit. I hav...
Don_M Woodworking 18 1,097 02-24-2021, 06:17 PM
  0 Thread: Sofa tables
Post: RE: Sofa tables

(02-14-2017, 07:07 AM)gad5264 Wrote: Show me your sofa tables, please? As requested, Material: Cherry, book-matched Cherry veneer top & Tiger Maple Size: 48”w x 15”d x 32”h Finish: Danish oil, ...
Don_M Woodworking 18 6,035 02-22-2021, 08:44 AM
  0 Thread: Suggested topcoat for pine? PWW article.
Post: RE: Suggested topcoat for pine? PWW article.

(02-20-2021, 11:38 AM)Scott W Wrote: I want to use this method of a finish for some pine stuff. Side table etc... https://www.popularwoodworking.com/techn...ning-pine/ It suggested a topcoat. Othe...
Don_M Woodworking 9 765 02-22-2021, 12:17 AM
  0 Thread: Stumpy Nubs - Table Saw Bevel Kickback Goes Thru Wall
Post: RE: Stumpy Nubs - Table Saw Bevel Kickback Goes Th...

(02-10-2021, 10:20 PM)Teak Wrote: PSA. I apologize in advance if this video has been posted and discussed here before. I just saw it on YouTube and it blew my mind. Had to watch a couple of times to...
Don_M Woodworking 29 2,420 02-22-2021, 12:01 AM
  0 Thread: My first hand-cut dovetails
Post: RE: My first hand-cut dovetails

Tyler, Not bad for a first attempt! Did you cut tails or pins first (I am a tail first guy). There are some pretty good you tube instructions out there (and they make it look so easy!). Here is a r...
Don_M Woodworking Hand Tools 56 3,654 01-22-2021, 11:41 PM
  0 Thread: cabinet painting strategy
Post: RE: cabinet painting strategy

(01-12-2021, 09:32 AM)Cooler Wrote: I was originally planning on re-facing my cabinets, but the boxes are low-quality builder grade and I think they should be replaced too. I will be building 32mm ...
Don_M Finishing 6 1,124 01-12-2021, 10:04 AM
  0 Thread: Wood identification request try 2
Post: RE: Wood identification request try 2

My guess is also some type of Mahogany - but probably not genuine (i.e., Swietenia). Perahaps African, but more likely (as others have suggested) Philippine (Lauan) or Santos. The attached link provid...
Don_M Woodworking 12 978 01-06-2021, 09:55 AM
  0 Thread: Needing a plunge router
Post: RE: Needing a plunge router

(11-19-2020, 11:42 AM)lift mechanic Wrote: My next couple of projects will require a good quality plunge router. Main use, for now, will be loose tenons. I would like a soft start, variable speed an...
Don_M Woodworking Power Tools 27 2,959 11-21-2020, 07:03 PM
  0 Thread: Wood expansion question
Post: RE: Wood expansion question

(11-09-2020, 01:43 PM)AlanS Wrote: So, Building a small jewelry box   6"x3".   Sides are curly maple, 1/4" thick.  Top is Padauk..1/4" thick, set into a dado in the sides of the box.   Bottom is ven...
Don_M Woodworking 8 1,147 11-11-2020, 10:07 PM
  0 Thread: Krenov style cabinet question
Post: RE: Krenov style cabinet question

(11-08-2020, 06:18 AM)nodima Wrote: Dominos.  *snort*   My reading comprehension is better than that!!! Don M, you understood the question for sure.  Interesting that you show the dividers as the ...
Don_M Woodworking 7 759 11-08-2020, 10:39 AM
  0 Thread: Krenov style cabinet question
Post: RE: Krenov style cabinet question

(11-07-2020, 03:34 PM)nodima Wrote: I've read through 3 of his books, and must have missed this detail.  For many of the cabinets he built, there are interior partitions and drawers.  What was the j...
Don_M Woodworking 7 759 11-07-2020, 11:48 PM
  0 Thread: Cherry Kitchen Cabinets
Post: RE: Cherry Kitchen Cabinets

(10-16-2020, 01:37 PM)Charger68 Wrote: I will be building a built in pantry and need some advice.  It will be a large (9' wide by 8' tall) wall unit that will be recessed into an existing wall.  I w...
Don_M Woodworking 15 2,216 10-16-2020, 08:45 PM
  0 Thread: For fans of James Krenov
Post: RE: For fans of James Krenov

Thanks Phil, The drawer fronts were from a single piece of Black Acacia and although not obvious from the photo are actually convex in shape. The drawer case construction is a bit more complicated  a...
Don_M Woodworking 12 2,222 10-11-2020, 10:23 AM
  0 Thread: For fans of James Krenov
Post: RE: For fans of James Krenov

Mike -  Thanks for the link. I am a big Krenov fan. I have a short bio of JK on my web-site. I may have to get the book to fact check what I wrote! Below is my attempt/interpretation/homage to a Kre...
Don_M Woodworking 12 2,222 10-10-2020, 02:26 PM
  0 Thread: FWW Gallery Submittal
Post: RE: FWW Gallery Submittal

(10-01-2020, 09:53 AM)SteveS Wrote: Are the door panels made from solid or veneered panels? What type of wood for the center panel is that? The door (as well as side) panels are solid. The material...
Don_M Woodworking 23 2,995 10-06-2020, 08:34 AM
  0 Thread: FWW Gallery Submittal
Post: RE: FWW Gallery Submittal

(09-27-2020, 12:24 PM)Derek Cohen Wrote: Nice, Don. And the drawers? I’m a sucker for drawers. Where did you get the Jarrah! Regards from Perth Derek Jarrah was from a local supplier (https://www...
Don_M Woodworking 23 2,995 09-27-2020, 03:44 PM
  0 Thread: FWW Gallery Submittal
Post: RE: FWW Gallery Submittal

(09-27-2020, 09:37 AM)Derek Cohen Wrote: Can you say something about the construction?  Derek, Fairly standard frame and panel construction with sliding doors – although the upper and lower corner...
Don_M Woodworking 23 2,995 09-27-2020, 12:06 PM

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