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  0 Thread: Another example of how people dont do their research before auctions
Post: Re: Another example of how people dont do their re...

There is an auction syndrome--I came to buy '""*:# something!! GOT to bid. OTOH there are bargains! I one time got a Hobart commercial slicer for $18 current price ~$1400 new
JR1 Woodworking 6 4,681 07-01-2016, 06:12 PM
  0 Thread: How about a finish recommendation for this walnut table top?
Post: Re: How about a finish recommendation for this wal...

Well it may be me; but a lot of folks seam to have problems. It does brush OK, but wipes far easier and sprays easiest of all. I hate to see folks shy away from a very useful family of finishes.
JR1 Finishing 2 8,464 06-29-2016, 01:49 PM
  0 Thread: Grain filler - Crystal Lac or Aqua Coat ?
Post: Re: Grain filler - Crystal Lac or Aqua Coat ?

I am a non-fan of filler. Iike wood that looks like wood. Crystalac does; but it's expensive and a PITA.
JR1 Woodworking 3 7,471 06-29-2016, 11:56 AM
  0 Thread: Is the Domino a strong joint?
Post: Re: Is the Domino a strong joint?

I agree but there are many loose tennon systems and methods out there as for Dominoes (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dominoes) probably due to the resemblance. So long as capitalization consistent t...
JR1 Woodworking Power Tools 17 13,120 06-27-2016, 05:18 PM
  0 Thread: Is the Domino a strong joint?
Post: Re: Is the Domino a strong joint?

Unfortunately that test was nvalid. Moden gluees as used are much stronger than the wod so what was measured was the glued area of the wood. Unless you are into timber construction the question is ...
JR1 Woodworking Power Tools 17 13,120 06-27-2016, 12:50 PM
  0 Thread: How about a finish recommendation for this walnut table top?
Post: Re: How about a finish recommendation for this wal...

basically +! for John. I like to use shellac (https://www.shellac.net/Shellac_ordering_list.html) (I like the red of Thai seed on oak) . Use a 1# cut coat and 1 to 3 coats. If the color isn't rig...
JR1 Finishing 2 8,464 06-26-2016, 01:09 PM
  0 Thread: Mortising, what to buy?
Post: Re: Mortising, what to buy?

+1 for the domino. More flexible and usable by far then the regular mortisers. Try puting mortises in a 4x5' panel or at compound angles. If you want an occasional M&T then by all means get one...
JR1 Woodworking Power Tools 13 8,338 06-26-2016, 12:59 PM
  0 Thread: Mortising, what to buy?
Post: Re: Mortising, what to buy?

It depends! If you aare going to do large mortises then jus a chisel and saw, If general furniture construction mortises then the DOMINO (by far the best general choice). If best flexibility then ...
JR1 Woodworking Power Tools 13 8,338 06-26-2016, 12:27 AM
  0 Thread: Between coats sanding with a ROS?
Post: Re: Between coats sanding with a ROS?

I use a Griot's 6" polisher and Griot's Garage Machine Polish 4–6 depending. Can be messy. Sand shellac @ 400 grit by hand with the grain.
JR1 Finishing 4 4,661 06-25-2016, 02:25 PM
  0 Thread: Heat
Post: Re: Heat

Back on the 20th we were having 88+ temperatures now the last couple of days have beeen having 50 to 77F with scattered rain.
JR1 Woodworking Hand Tools 11 8,873 06-24-2016, 11:17 AM
  0 Thread: Overspray
Post: Re: Overspray

If you set your HVLP correctly there wll be little or no over spray.
JR1 Finishing 3 5,033 06-23-2016, 05:40 AM
  0 Thread: Heat
Post: Re: Heat

80° F is a.as high as any waterborne recommends application and is likely near the storage limit. So that may be an issue.
JR1 Woodworking Hand Tools 11 8,873 06-20-2016, 09:38 PM
  0 Thread: Experience with Monocoat and Livos
Post: Re: Experience with Monocoat and Livos

I have not used either. Monocoat is a film forming finish that is wood surface only. I can't find much on Livos except that it's very expensive. You might take a look at Crstalac Poly-Ox. It's a w...
JR1 Finishing 2 2,122 06-20-2016, 12:09 PM
  0 Thread: Poly ?
Post: Re: Poly ?

IMHO you can spray with GF Enduro Clear Poly or Conversion Varnish (https://generalfinishes.com/professional-products/water-base-topcoats-and-sanding-sealers) whenever convenient.
JR1 Finishing 3 3,474 06-18-2016, 09:00 PM
  0 Thread: Tool handle finish
Post: Re: Tool handle finish

TruOil Birchwood Casey developed as a gun stock finish but it;s great on any wood that is curved and takes some wear. Just don't get acetone or MS on it.
JR1 Woodworking Hand Tools 29 17,739 06-18-2016, 08:48 PM
  0 Thread: Finishing a mallet?
Post: Re: Finishing a mallet?

Id do the whole thing in black shellac. (https://www.shellac.net/Shellac_ordering_list.html) This is waxy so test for adhesion with GF Enduro Conversion Varnish (http://homesteadfinishingproducts....
JR1 Woodworking Hand Tools 11 8,393 06-17-2016, 04:51 AM
  0 Thread: brushes for cleaning spray guns
Post: Re: brushes for cleaning spray guns

I have Mack Brush 9-SET (http://www.tcpglobal.com/MAC-9-SET.html#.V2Mmk6K70VE) at least I think that they are around somewhere. I spray shellac and waterborne and ammonia works great for those—no b...
JR1 Finishing 1 2,166 06-16-2016, 05:29 PM
  0 Thread: Hearing protection and hearing aids
Post: Re: Hearing protection and hearing aids

Browning among others makes a circumaural that block loud noises but let ordinary conversations through. They can even be set to attenuate certain frequencies which are normally noise. Cost is ~$150...
JR1 Woodworking 6 3,874 06-16-2016, 07:57 AM
  0 Thread: Evaporust v. Diet Coke?
Post: Re: Evaporust v. Diet Coke?

Most sodas have phosphoric acid as it helps retail the carbonation. You can buy Phosphoric Acid (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_ss_c_0_15?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=phosphoric+ac...
JR1 Woodworking Hand Tools 31 17,178 06-15-2016, 07:02 PM
  0 Thread: Opinions on HVLP systems - hobbiest use
Post: Re: Opinions on HVLP systems - hobbiest use

OK you've sold me. Does the 3M 16580 Accuspray Spray Gun System with Standard PPS (https://www.amazon.com/3M-16580-Accuspray-System-Standard/dp/B01497MZB6/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1465868835&s...
JR1 Finishing 3 6,797 06-13-2016, 08:49 PM

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