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  0 Thread: wipe on question
Post: RE: wipe on question

(07-24-2021, 03:51 PM)humanrace Wrote: I'm making a batch of hand mirrors as gifts.  In the past, I used a brand of tung oil that has been discontinued.  I read about making a wipe on finish on this...
thewalnutguy Finishing 6 624 09-12-2021, 04:16 PM
  0 Thread: Daily Bench Shot
Post: RE: Daily Bench Shot

(01-19-2018, 07:10 PM)Stwood_ Wrote: Post away. Give me a picture of what's on your workbench today. Daily, weekly, whatever. Come on, what is laying there you are working on, or need to put up that...
thewalnutguy Woodworking 1,572 472,674 09-07-2021, 10:09 AM
  0 Thread: What're some options for holding a small drill bit securely
Post: RE: What're some options for holding a small drill...

(07-28-2021, 09:33 PM)Robin Dobbie Wrote: Whelp, I'm here for my yearly question. :D So I need to put a 3/32 hole in the end of a steel rod. The rod's chucked up in the drill press, I need to c...
thewalnutguy Woodworking Power Tools 9 882 08-02-2021, 08:54 PM
  0 Thread: Marking pencil for dark wood
Post: RE: Marking pencil for dark wood

(07-31-2021, 05:59 PM)chips ahoy Wrote: Would hate for you to waste a cheap piece of tape.Go to a kid's coloured pencil set and use the yellow pencil.Yellow shows up very well on dark wood. Mel tr...
thewalnutguy Woodworking 17 1,584 07-31-2021, 06:07 PM
  0 Thread: Marking pencil for dark wood
Post: Marking pencil for dark wood

I've not yet found a suitable pencil for marking cut lines on dark wood such as walnut. Those designed for use on fabric don't work well for this use. I'd checked on the web, found one Youtube video d...
thewalnutguy Woodworking 17 1,584 07-31-2021, 02:14 PM
  0 Thread: Truck bed crown
Post: RE: Truck bed crown

(05-14-2021, 11:50 PM)Tankwood Wrote: Built  this bed crown and other wood enhancements for our old truck.    Wood is tank redwood brass hardware copper and aluminum for final assembly, Enjoyable p...
thewalnutguy Woodworking 24 2,547 05-17-2021, 08:28 PM
  0 Thread: Copper Top Hall Table
Post: RE: Copper Top Hall Table

(04-28-2021, 12:25 PM)Gary™ Wrote: Very impressive work, job well done. 
thewalnutguy Woodworking 15 1,794 05-07-2021, 08:51 PM
  0 Thread: Using birch
Post: RE: Using birch

(04-16-2021, 07:35 AM)chizlr40 Wrote: I have purchased property that has a lot of mature birch trees. I was wondering how birch would be to work with as I never used it before. I have a small cuttin...
thewalnutguy Woodworking 7 1,165 04-26-2021, 05:58 AM
  0 Thread: blind corner cabinet
Post: blind corner cabinet

Building complete kitchen cabinets for a friend, there were two blind corners in the configuration. I had some commercial blind corner cabinet hardware, but I was annoyed that there was still unused s...
thewalnutguy Woodworking 1 469 04-08-2021, 09:54 PM
  0 Thread: Everything on Backorder!
Post: RE: Everything on Backorder!

I ordered the WildRiver miter gauge from Woodcraft a few weeks ago, it was delivered within a week.
thewalnutguy Woodworking Power Tools 41 8,791 03-12-2021, 01:22 PM
  0 Thread: Sawstop contractor vs Unisaw
Post: RE: Sawstop contractor vs Unisaw

I replaced my Unisaw with a cabinet model SS several years ago and I've never regretted making the switch. In addition to the auto-braking feature, the SS has quite a few advantages over the Unisaw. D...
thewalnutguy Woodworking Power Tools 24 3,250 03-01-2021, 08:41 AM
  0 Thread: WoodRiver miter gauge
Post: WoodRiver miter gauge

I recently purchased a WildRiver miter gauge from Woodcraft. The miter gauge I'd been using didn't have any positive stops, and even after cranking down on the handle it tended to wander off of the se...
thewalnutguy Woodworking Power Tools 0 357 02-28-2021, 03:00 PM
  0 Thread: Daily Bench Shot
Post: RE: Daily Bench Shot

(01-19-2018, 07:10 PM)Stwood_ Wrote: Post away. Give me a picture of what's on your workbench today. Daily, weekly, whatever. Come on, what is laying there you are working on, or need to put up that...
thewalnutguy Woodworking 1,572 472,674 12-29-2020, 09:46 PM
  0 Thread: shop vac advice
Post: RE: shop vac advice

(11-21-2020, 10:29 AM)jcousins2 Wrote: My old shop-vac is dying and have to replace it – shop-vac company has closed – looking for any recommendations? And is anyone using a newer craftsman – that...
thewalnutguy Woodworking 44 7,070 12-22-2020, 05:43 PM
  0 Thread: I need to cut a hole in wood. Simple right?
Post: RE: I need to cut a hole in wood. Simple right?

(12-21-2020, 07:51 PM)ed kerns Wrote: I need to cut some small discs out of some thin (about 1/4") hardwood. The discs need to vary in size ranging from 1/2" to maybe 1 1/4". The disc is my keeper p...
thewalnutguy Woodworking 21 2,665 12-21-2020, 10:56 PM
  0 Thread: nightstands
Post: RE: nightstands

(12-21-2020, 08:09 AM)Dumb_Polack Wrote: Is it me, or does that handle look like it is on backwards?????   How do you open the drawer?? that's the way the handle was in the plans, although the wood...
thewalnutguy Woodworking 8 1,232 12-21-2020, 08:39 AM
  0 Thread: nightstands
Post: nightstands

A few years ago Woodsmith Shop program on PBS had a series of episodes including segments on building a Green and Green hall table. I enjoyed the episodes, and figured I'd build one. I made a few modi...
thewalnutguy Woodworking 8 1,232 12-19-2020, 07:14 PM
  0 Thread: Pre separator for central vacuum
Post: RE: Pre separator for central vacuum

(11-05-2020, 10:35 AM)pgriff Wrote: We have a Corgi that seems to shed a new dog every 2-3 weeks. I have an older Budd Vac system in the house that is mounted to the ceiling in my storage room. Coul...
thewalnutguy Home Improvement 8 1,420 12-02-2020, 07:37 AM
  0 Thread: Advice on drum sanders
Post: RE: Advice on drum sanders

(11-06-2020, 09:38 AM)cme4dk Wrote: 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 ha...
thewalnutguy Woodworking Power Tools 12 1,740 11-12-2020, 11:12 AM
  0 Thread: Want to install jet bathtub
Post: RE: Want to install jet bathtub

(11-03-2020, 11:03 AM)rwe2156 Wrote: I'm thinking "filters" and "on demand water heater". I have well water (no filtration) and a 40gallon gas water heater 30 feet away.   Sound like a good idea? ...
thewalnutguy Home Improvement 15 1,780 11-12-2020, 11:01 AM

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