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  0 Thread: Making paste wax
Post: RE: Making paste wax

Kansas City Fireslayer Wrote: (12-15-2022, 12:33 AM) -- Scoony, why ting oil over mineral oil?  Just curios.  I’ve always used MO and paraffin wax.  Never made paste wax but isn’t BLO pretty cheap?  ...
Scoony Finishing 9 581 12-21-2022, 09:29 PM
  0 Thread: Making paste wax
Post: RE: Making paste wax

I use a mixture of Tung Oil, bees wax, and citrus solvent.  I have used turpentine in the past but hate the smell. The citrus solvent is much nicer smelling and to use.  This is a food safe finish and...
Scoony Finishing 9 581 12-14-2022, 11:14 PM
  0 Thread: Windsor Chair Tools & Supplies - SOLD
Post: RE: Windsor Chair Tools & Supplies - REDUCED again

PM sent and not just typing to make up the necessary number of characters
Scoony Tool Swap N' Sell 4 623 08-01-2022, 09:14 PM
  0 Thread: Barn wood ID
Post: RE: Barn wood ID

MichaelMouse Wrote: (02-19-2022, 10:45 AM) -- Reiterating that this wood does not show oaks characteristic ray figure, I also ask what happens to oak when it's exposed to ammonia, like decaying manur...
Scoony Woodworking 10 1,671 02-19-2022, 03:03 PM
  0 Thread: Barn wood ID
Post: RE: Barn wood ID

Looking at the end grain, I am going to say an oak of some type. I have some chestnut in the shop, and the end grain looks nothing like that.
Scoony Woodworking 10 1,671 02-19-2022, 09:06 AM
  0 Thread: finishing an edge grain countertop
Post: RE: finishing an edge grain countertop

If I was using Waterlox, I would not worry about the cost of it. A can of it goes a long way, then you have the issue of storing it in smaller and smaller containers so it doesn't gel. BTW, You ca...
Scoony Woodworking 16 2,102 02-14-2022, 10:28 PM
  0 Thread: Design Considerations
Post: RE: Design Considerations

MsNomer Wrote: (02-13-2022, 01:39 PM) -- One of the first things I noticed in the original was that the ends of the arches had a flat area.  I really liked that, in part b3cause it would make cleanin...
Scoony Woodworking 11 1,665 02-14-2022, 10:22 PM
  0 Thread: Dovetailed Draws
Post: RE: Dovetailed Draws

If I was using a jig, I would do half blind DTs all the way around. The groove can be placed so it is hidden.
Scoony Woodworking 7 1,270 02-14-2022, 10:14 PM
  0 Thread: Design Considerations
Post: RE: Design Considerations

Project is moving along. Of course, I have that front arch installed the wrong way, but this is just a dry fit, as I fit all the joinery. 
Scoony Woodworking 11 1,665 02-10-2022, 09:58 PM
  0 Thread: Easy wax question
Post: RE: Easy wax question

I apply wax with the gray scotchbrite pads. That eliminates getting metal shards in the finish. Buff off with old white t-shirts.
Scoony Finishing 4 811 02-06-2022, 10:57 AM
  0 Thread: Design Considerations
Post: RE: Design Considerations

Well I hope you all are right! Just kidding! I was thinking of going with the reveal as i started to mill the parts. The one design feature that was buggme from the get go. I have the mortises c...
Scoony Woodworking 11 1,665 02-05-2022, 10:48 AM
  0 Thread: Walnut and pear console table
Post: RE: Walnut and pear console table

Very nice. Really like the design and wood choice.
Scoony Woodworking 5 889 02-05-2022, 10:40 AM
  0 Thread: Design Considerations
Post: Design Considerations

I saw this picture on Instagram and really liked the overall design. I have some white oak on hand to include QS curly planks, enough for two end tables.  I drew up a sketch of what I wanted to...
Scoony Woodworking 11 1,665 02-03-2022, 10:02 PM
  0 Thread: CBN wheels
Post: RE: CBN wheels

I am pretty selective on the videos I watch. A few minutes in, If I detect a content creator, I will search out other channels. I like presenters that get to the point. I want to know the "why" behind...
Scoony Woodworking Hand Tools 25 3,441 01-11-2022, 10:21 PM
  0 Thread: CBN wheels
Post: RE: CBN wheels

Well I feel deprived that I have never watched Stumpy Nubs before. I did watch some Phillip Lowe videos today which were very informational for me. Also watched a Mary May video in sharpening carving ...
Scoony Woodworking Hand Tools 25 3,441 01-10-2022, 10:36 PM
  0 Thread: sharpening a chisel
Post: RE: sharpening a chisel

Tom, Thanks for that insight. I am going to start looking into the jigs.
Scoony Woodworking Hand Tools 6 1,192 01-05-2022, 07:11 PM
  0 Thread: sharpening a chisel
Post: RE: sharpening a chisel

I got a CBN wheel a few years ago and it has made a huge difference when grinding primary bevels on the thicker irons. Faster and not as much heat. I am using the Wolverine tool rest set-up but have ...
Scoony Woodworking Hand Tools 6 1,192 01-04-2022, 07:49 PM
  0 Thread: Which hand planes to keep?
Post: RE: Which hand planes to keep?

Warren and Adam, One of the questions brought up in the OP was blade configuration. I really would love to hear some input on this. I keep a slight camber on my Stanley #7. I find that it is easi...
Scoony Woodworking Hand Tools 20 2,861 01-04-2022, 01:17 PM
  0 Thread: Something to show off...
Post: RE: Something to show off...

Current project: I really need a new draw knife.
Scoony Woodworking Hand Tools 25 4,586 01-02-2022, 11:35 PM
  0 Thread: Lonnie Bird's Secretary
Post: RE: Lonnie Bird's Secretary

What type of panel? If it is tongue and groove boards, just leave a little space to allow for movement. If the pieces are not too wide, you can get away with one screw per board per side. If it is...
Scoony Woodworking 10 1,459 12-28-2021, 11:15 PM

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