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  0 Thread: Spokeshave Blade
Post: RE: Spokeshave Blade

Ethan, "the kilted woodworker", rehabs those Millers Falls spoke shaves. Don't know if he sells parts.
rectangle618 Woodworking Hand Tools 4 388 12-05-2022, 10:06 AM
  0 Thread: Finish for figured maple...?
Post: RE: Finish for figured maple...?

BassMD Wrote: (08-11-2022, 10:11 AM) -- For an intense look you can use an oxidizer... -- Thanks for that, I'm going to make a note of this technique and try it on a future project. Meanwhile,...
rectangle618 Finishing 6 630 08-12-2022, 01:54 PM
  0 Thread: Finish for figured maple...?
Post: RE: Finish for figured maple...?

PossumDog Wrote: (08-09-2022, 09:54 AM) -- Search for Jeff Jewitt's articles about finishing curly maple. The basics are to dye it, sand back so the dye is removed from the fields but still in the cu...
rectangle618 Finishing 6 630 08-09-2022, 10:08 AM
  0 Thread: Finish for figured maple...?
Post: RE: Finish for figured maple...?

Moving right along, I did a test on some maple scrap. Four sections: shellac, thinned poly, my 1/3 homemade, and Minwax Antique Oil Finish (which is probably very similar to my homemade stuff). The...
rectangle618 Finishing 6 630 08-09-2022, 09:58 AM
  0 Thread: Finish for figured maple...?
Post: Finish for figured maple...?

I'm getting ready to apply finish to a small case of drawers. The case is cherry and I'll probably use some homemade 1/3, 1/3, 1/3 poly/linseed oil/mineral spirits on the cherry. (It's worked well f...
rectangle618 Finishing 6 630 08-08-2022, 07:38 PM
  0 Thread: Sharpening bench
Post: RE: Sharpening bench

Very cool, Mike. Nicely done!
rectangle618 Woodworking Hand Tools 8 1,454 12-10-2021, 09:07 AM
  0 Thread: Staked desk finished
Post: RE: Staked desk finished

Yes! Really nice... cherry and black - great look. Nice work.
rectangle618 Woodworking 9 739 11-07-2021, 08:16 PM
  0 Thread: WTB: Paring chisels, Sorby etc
Post: RE: WTB: Paring chisels, Sorby etc

DennisLQueens Wrote: (03-08-2021, 02:40 PM) -- Hi all,  I've been having a difficult time locating a set of paring chisels. I've been looking at Sorby, but would be happy to hear about any sets of...
rectangle618 Tool Swap N' Sell 3 1,035 03-09-2021, 08:32 AM
  0 Thread: Technical beginner, how to make a small support horizontal and stable?
Post: RE: Technical beginner, how to make a small suppor...

ng80092a Wrote: (03-07-2021, 02:48 PM) -- Thanks Mike, I had that video saved. Is that how wood workers do it? You join the pieces in right angles and do the level in the end? -- Yes, woodworker...
rectangle618 Woodworking 4 1,012 03-07-2021, 08:53 PM
  0 Thread: Technical beginner, how to make a small support horizontal and stable?
Post: RE: Technical beginner, how to make a small suppor...

ng80092a Wrote: (03-07-2021, 10:26 AM) -- I've searched the past days for videos on how to make a support stable (not woobling/rocking) but all I've seen so far are more technical details and creativ...
rectangle618 Woodworking 4 1,012 03-07-2021, 10:57 AM
  0 Thread: Three-sided stools
Post: RE: Three-sided stools

Very nice work as usual, Derek. I am inspired to make a couple of those now and would be very interested to see some of your build photos. I'll be using black cherry for mine.
rectangle618 Woodworking 23 3,860 11-08-2020, 08:28 AM
  0 Thread: what kind of tree is this??
Post: RE: what kind of tree is this??

mound Wrote: (08-31-2020, 08:24 AM) -- interesting.. so the bark completely changing from thick/bumpy/brown to white/flakey/smooth halfway up the tree is expected on trees like that? -- USDA page o...
rectangle618 Woodworking 11 3,320 08-31-2020, 08:55 AM
  0 Thread: what kind of tree is this??
Post: RE: what kind of tree is this??

mound Wrote: (08-31-2020, 07:18 AM) -- Was at a park this weekend on Oneida Lake in Central NY and saw these trees...  -- My vote is for cottonwood or something else from the genus Populus. The ba...
rectangle618 Woodworking 11 3,320 08-31-2020, 08:16 AM
  0 Thread: Face Laminating 2x12 SYP for Nicholson Bench...Bad idea?
Post: RE: Face Laminating 2x12 SYP for Nicholson Bench.....

agerlach Wrote: (07-08-2020, 09:27 PM) --  He uses an 8/4 in top but I know Schwarz has done a similar design with a 2x SYP top https://blog.lostartpress.com/2020/04/09/workbench-tour-no-3-the-englis...
rectangle618 Woodworking Hand Tools 12 4,676 07-09-2020, 07:48 AM
  0 Thread: Face Laminating 2x12 SYP for Nicholson Bench...Bad idea?
Post: RE: Face Laminating 2x12 SYP for Nicholson Bench.....

agerlach Wrote: (07-08-2020, 03:12 PM) -- Interesting. I have the same holdfasts and tested them on a 1x10 SYP and it held pretty poorly. What type of bit did you use for your hole? I used a vintage ...
rectangle618 Woodworking Hand Tools 12 4,676 07-08-2020, 03:35 PM
  0 Thread: Face Laminating 2x12 SYP for Nicholson Bench...Bad idea?
Post: RE: Face Laminating 2x12 SYP for Nicholson Bench.....

agerlach Wrote: (07-08-2020, 12:15 PM) -- I am finishing up a handtool only Nicholson bench build and am undecided on the top. I originally planned on doing the entire bench in dimensional SYP, per M...
rectangle618 Woodworking Hand Tools 12 4,676 07-08-2020, 02:12 PM
  0 Thread: Wood for a garden bench project
Post: RE: Wood for a garden bench project

Mike Brady Wrote: (06-07-2020, 12:24 PM) -- The bench immediately above  :rolleyes:  is the identical to the one I want to build.  That wood and finish looks fantastic to me.  Perhaps I should consid...
rectangle618 Woodworking 18 6,291 06-07-2020, 02:00 PM
  0 Thread: Humidity stick?
Post: RE: Humidity stick?

Pirate Wrote: (06-05-2020, 07:34 PM) -- Got an idea and think I read about it somewhere. It's a stick for measuring humidity. 2 strips of wood glued together. Different species, or grain direction. ...
rectangle618 Woodworking 18 5,689 06-06-2020, 12:41 PM
  0 Thread: Gluing and clamping railing ballister in place
Post: RE: Gluing and clamping railing ballister in place

petertay15 Wrote: (05-18-2020, 07:01 PM) -- Isn’t it true that no matter how it is clamped, in place, or removed from the step, that the little glued spot will have no strength? Wouldn’t you have to...
rectangle618 Woodworking 17 6,428 05-18-2020, 07:10 PM
  0 Thread: Gluing and clamping railing ballister in place
Post: RE: Gluing and clamping railing ballister in place

Cdshakes Wrote: (05-18-2020, 03:21 PM) -- Friends house has a single broken ballister.  Was hoping to glue it up and pull it back together in place.  Certainly am NOT going to take this railing apart...
rectangle618 Woodworking 17 6,428 05-18-2020, 04:45 PM

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