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  0 Thread: finishing a kitchen full of drawers?
Post: RE: finishing a kitchen full of drawers?

mound Wrote: (12-20-2022, 07:53 AM) -- As part of my long running Kitchen Build Thread (https://forums.woodnet.net/showthread.php?tid=7364337)  (check it out if interested) I've got about 25 solid ma...
zaret Finishing 18 934 12-26-2022, 08:36 PM
  0 Thread: What do you use for wiping on oil poly?
Post: RE: What do you use for wiping on oil poly?

i use a staining pad, and i keep it in a covered paint can with mineral spirits.  wring it out, use it over and over.  works great.
zaret Finishing 11 1,303 10-29-2022, 07:37 AM
  0 Thread: Curved kitchen cabinet doors
Post: RE: Curved kitchen cabinet doors

EightFingers Wrote: (06-16-2022, 02:33 PM) -- I’m refinishing our kitchen cabinets and am wondering how common are these types of doors. They aren’t coopered, they’re bent laminations. Never seen any...
zaret Woodworking 4 661 06-16-2022, 10:08 PM
  0 Thread: Johnson Paste Wax is discontinued
Post: RE: Johnson Paste Wax is discontinued

jteneyck Wrote: (05-16-2022, 12:06 PM) -- True, but Minwax is like Johnson's and Lundmark is in a different league.  You have to try it to understand.  At $27 to your door Lundmark is well worth the ...
zaret Woodworking 23 4,818 05-16-2022, 01:45 PM
  0 Thread: finishing an edge grain countertop
Post: RE: finishing an edge grain countertop

Bill Holt Wrote: (02-15-2022, 09:33 AM) -- This is not the advice you are looking for...why are you using Waterlox on a counter top?  Waterlox was my go-to finish (wish someone would give me $1 for e...
zaret Woodworking 16 2,104 02-16-2022, 07:03 PM
  0 Thread: Build Me Table?
Post: RE: Build Me Table?

for what it's worth, if a client asked me to build that table for $2300, i would tell them that it's at least twice that price for such a build.  at least.
zaret Woodworking 16 1,979 09-20-2021, 08:01 AM
  0 Thread: finish for edge of pre-finished maple ply?
Post: RE: finish for edge of pre-finished maple ply?

i use 1.5mm maple edge banding, applied with the Conturo, and Odie's Oil as the finish.  it's easy to apply and blends in perfectly.
zaret Woodworking 4 970 09-04-2021, 03:56 PM
  0 Thread: Share your website
Post: RE: Share your website

mr_skittle Wrote: (08-08-2021, 07:18 PM) -- Thanks for the input so far. I checked out https://www.truenorthwoodworks.com/. I'm not looking for much more in the way of content than you have. It's rea...
zaret Woodworking 7 1,555 08-08-2021, 08:12 PM
  0 Thread: Best place for 8/4 Sapele
Post: RE: Best place for 8/4 Sapele

cpolubin Wrote: (08-08-2021, 01:41 PM) -- Building a dining room table for my middle daughter and SIL. They've picked sapele for the top so I need to find a supplier for 8/4 x 96" stock. Anyplace ...
zaret Woodworking 7 1,395 08-08-2021, 02:59 PM
  0 Thread: Water based dye and stain
Post: RE: Water based dye and stain

Jack01 Wrote: (08-04-2021, 03:24 PM) -- John Thanks for the info I have applied GF water based dye this morning now waiting to dry. I will get new Oil Based stain. Should I get wiping stain or pen...
zaret Finishing 5 1,375 08-05-2021, 07:38 AM
  0 Thread: Anyone using 3M Cubetron discs with Festool sanders?
Post: RE: Anyone using 3M Cubetron discs with Festool sa...

dwg Wrote: (03-15-2021, 11:36 AM) -- I tried some of the Cubetron discs (not with a Festool though).  I like how they sand but they don't seem to stick well to the bottom of my sanders (Rigid and DeW...
zaret Woodworking Power Tools 19 5,272 03-15-2021, 07:14 PM
  0 Thread: Anyone using 3M Cubetron discs with Festool sanders?
Post: RE: Anyone using 3M Cubetron discs with Festool sa...

i've sold all of my festool paper, and i'm using exclusively the cubitron.  it's so much better.
zaret Woodworking Power Tools 19 5,272 03-14-2021, 09:14 PM
  0 Thread: Finish advice for live edge walnut dining table
Post: RE: Finish advice for live edge walnut dining tabl...

jteneyck Wrote: (02-10-2021, 10:20 AM) -- Not that it matters much, but Waterlox uses a phenolic resin.  P&L 38 (I think that's the name) uses an alkyd resin.  And you are right that Waterlox gives a...
zaret Finishing 7 2,257 02-10-2021, 01:50 PM
  0 Thread: Blum Tru Motion Undermount Slide Tight
Post: RE: Blum Tru Motion Undermount Slide Tight

so, obviously i'm not there to debug it, but something is clearly off.  first of all, according to the specs, you should be subtracting 13/32" from the overall opening width for the drawer box.  for 5...
zaret Woodworking 13 1,918 02-10-2021, 01:44 PM
  0 Thread: Finish advice for live edge walnut dining table
Post: RE: Finish advice for live edge walnut dining tabl...

jteneyck Wrote: (02-05-2021, 01:12 PM) -- Any wiping varnish should meet your needs.  I like Arm-R-Seal satin but you could use Waterlox OSF for a darker hue and rub it out after it's cured for a mon...
zaret Finishing 7 2,257 02-09-2021, 08:00 PM
  0 Thread: Blum Tru Motion Undermount Slide Tight
Post: RE: Blum Tru Motion Undermount Slide Tight

zoepup Wrote: (02-09-2021, 07:10 PM) -- Worked on it a bit more.  5 of the 6 drawers are not bad.   On the 6th drawer, I moved the screws to the bottom of the mount (instead of side).  that seems ...
zaret Woodworking 13 1,918 02-09-2021, 07:32 PM
  0 Thread: Blum Tru Motion Undermount Slide Tight
Post: RE: Blum Tru Motion Undermount Slide Tight

zoepup Wrote: (02-08-2021, 04:58 PM) -- Thanks.  These are the 563.  It was definitely one of the most daunting measurement projects I have done.  Blum instructions are clear but I was also trying to...
zaret Woodworking 13 1,918 02-08-2021, 07:38 PM
  0 Thread: Blum Tru Motion Undermount Slide Tight
Post: RE: Blum Tru Motion Undermount Slide Tight

oh - and for the drawer front buttons - i use those with great result.  they are terrific, and by far the easiest way i've found to align and install inset drawer fronts.  strongly recommended.
zaret Woodworking 13 1,918 02-08-2021, 02:15 PM
  0 Thread: Blum Tru Motion Undermount Slide Tight
Post: RE: Blum Tru Motion Undermount Slide Tight

i don't know what the "true motion" slides are... do you mean the tandems?  563 or 763? for the width - it's very formulaic and well defined.  there's a table that dictates - depending on your exac...
zaret Woodworking 13 1,918 02-08-2021, 02:14 PM
  0 Thread: Waterlox on Pine? Pine door Finish Advice
Post: RE: Waterlox on Pine? Pine door Finish Advice

Bad Splinter Wrote: (02-04-2021, 10:50 AM) -- I have used Waterlox allot & think it is probably one of the best oil finishes around. I do think it should be described as a wiping varnish because it r...
zaret Finishing 7 2,089 02-05-2021, 09:59 AM

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