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  0 Thread: The method to use PVA as sealcoat
Post: RE: The method to use PVA as sealcoat

Bencuri Wrote: (04-06-2022, 04:41 PM) -- I have found some videos online mentioning that PVA glue can be an effective sealcoat before staining wood. But I found very few information about what the ex...
Bill Tindall Finishing 2 222 05-13-2022, 07:17 AM
  0 Thread: Thickness
Post: RE: Thickness

Gregor1 Wrote: (05-09-2022, 07:11 PM) -- I have some plans for a barristers bookcase. The plans call for quartersawn white oak, 3/4" thick. I finally located some, but of course had to plane it down....
Bill Tindall Woodworking 13 569 05-10-2022, 05:56 AM
  0 Thread: How Do I Cut This Tread?
Post: mind over matter

lincmercguy Wrote: (05-07-2022, 05:59 PM) -- I have about six of these to cut back to where it was notched out for the old balusters. My plan is to make some returns and use a domino to join them to ...
Bill Tindall Home Improvement 14 578 05-08-2022, 02:35 PM
  0 Thread: Toolmaker
Post: Hamler and scrapers

I attended a demonstration he did at a Midwest Tools Collectors show before the world stopped.  We had arranged to get him to a club meeting but some virus got in the way.  This demo is one of the ...
Bill Tindall Woodworking Hand Tools 14 606 05-07-2022, 07:00 AM
  0 Thread: Glue for veneer
Post: discussion of open time and closed time

Juss1 Wrote: (05-06-2022, 10:34 AM) -- What’s the difference between open and assembly time?  Is adding clamping pressure part of assembly time? -- The chief chemist at Franklin(Titebond parent com...
Bill Tindall Woodworking 34 1,113 05-06-2022, 12:59 PM
  0 Thread: Help figure out this staining problem?
Post: I avoid 80 grit, and a staining tip

Other's results may differ but after decades of finishing I have concluded that it is so hard to recover from the effects of 80 grit that I just begin at 100.  Personally I think it is near impossible...
Bill Tindall Finishing 8 312 05-06-2022, 08:35 AM
  0 Thread: Seeking Grain Filler Tips and Suggestions
Post: RE: Seeking Grain Filler Tips and Suggestions

wpwoodworker Wrote: (05-05-2022, 03:13 PM) -- Thanks to everyone for the tips and suggestions. How long does it take solvent based filler to dry or how can I determine when it is dry? -- How lon...
Bill Tindall Finishing 7 309 05-06-2022, 08:17 AM
  0 Thread: What's going on with this oil poly?
Post: RE: What's going on with this oil poly?

®smpr_fi_mac® Wrote: (05-03-2022, 11:15 AM) -- Thanks, folks.  Appreciate it. Bill, I didn't use filler because I stained the surface and was concerned with the filler not taking the stain like th...
Bill Tindall Finishing 8 260 05-05-2022, 02:52 PM
  0 Thread: Forstner Bits
Post: RE: Forstner Bits

imapseudonym Wrote: (05-01-2022, 07:27 AM) -- I should probably just go buy all of their remaining inventory instead of posting it here, but the Colt Maxicut are the best end grain forstners I have e...
Bill Tindall Woodturning 10 420 05-05-2022, 02:40 PM
  0 Thread: Seeking Grain Filler Tips and Suggestions
Post: RE: Seeking Grain Filler Tips and Suggestions

Solvent based filler can be colored with artist pigment, available in any art store or art department of craft stores.   I use Burnt Umber on walnut.  Essential is to let filler thoroughly dry before ...
Bill Tindall Finishing 7 309 05-05-2022, 06:32 AM
  0 Thread: LED Shop Lights
Post: RE: LED Shop Lights

Juss1 Wrote: (05-02-2022, 10:27 PM) -- I need to upgrade my shop lights to LEDs.  7-8' ceiling.  It slopes down front to back.  What do you guys use.  I was checking Amazon and some are quite afforda...
Bill Tindall Woodworking Power Tools 10 495 05-03-2022, 10:11 AM
  0 Thread: Solar Electric Fence recommendations?
Post: RE: Solar Electric Fence recommendations?

DogwoodTales Wrote: (05-02-2022, 10:14 PM) -- I’m in the market for a decent, solar powered electric fence charger. I need to deter deer from a large garden and from what I’ve read I need a good 1 jo...
Bill Tindall Home Improvement 5 158 05-03-2022, 10:00 AM
  0 Thread: What's going on with this oil poly?
Post: RE: What's going on with this oil poly?

®smpr_fi_mac® Wrote: (05-02-2022, 12:16 PM) -- This is the seventh "build" coat.  Cure time is 48 hours since application.  Still need two more coats to fully fill in the grain, I think. All coats...
Bill Tindall Finishing 8 260 05-03-2022, 09:55 AM
  0 Thread: Glue for veneer
Post: RE: Glue for veneer

jteneyck Wrote: (05-01-2022, 01:01 PM) -- Theoretically, no, for the same wood species.  But practically, yes, because sliced veneer is "creped" in the direction it was sliced, which you wouldn't thi...
Bill Tindall Woodworking 34 1,113 05-01-2022, 06:16 PM
  0 Thread: Glue for veneer
Post: Bond stability of cyanoacrylate adhesive

During Kodak's investigation of cyanoacrylate polymer for various applications it was discovered this monomer made an adhesive that would stick together most anything, including body parts.  Kodak tri...
Bill Tindall Woodworking 34 1,113 05-01-2022, 12:05 PM
  0 Thread: Glue for veneer
Post: RE: Glue for veneer

jteneyck Wrote: (05-01-2022, 09:35 AM) -- I read that a lot, but someone forgot to tell the handrail returns I have glued with it.  They are still holding strong, some for almost 10 years now.   J...
Bill Tindall Woodworking 34 1,113 05-01-2022, 11:50 AM
  0 Thread: Glue for veneer
Post: RE: Glue for veneer

jteneyck Wrote: (04-30-2022, 09:16 AM) -- Gorilla glue is a very good choice for veneer work, as mentioned earlier, except for the cleanup.  Superglue would be very difficult to use on a large surfac...
Bill Tindall Woodworking 34 1,113 04-30-2022, 02:59 PM
  0 Thread: Glue for veneer
Post: RE: Glue for veneer

WoodCentral is broke so I am trying here.  We shall see what I can screw up posting....I learned vacuum veneering in the 4 generation Mack Headley Period Furniture shop in Winchester, Virginia.  They ...
Bill Tindall Woodworking 34 1,113 04-30-2022, 02:56 PM

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