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  0 Thread: MAGSWITCH
Post: MAGSWITCH

Hi all.  I have been looking at magswitches, but I have questions.  I have been trying to find out how strong of a magswitch I really need.  There are several strengths, but do I really need the stron...
falcon Woodworking 12 1,466 02-16-2022, 11:35 AM
  0 Thread: cherry guitar
Post: RE: cherry guitar

jteneyck Wrote: (06-13-2021, 02:32 PM) -- Cherry darkens with age.  You can dye or stain the freshly milled cherry to any color you want, just be aware that it will darken further with time.  If you ...
falcon Finishing 3 829 06-14-2021, 09:10 AM
  0 Thread: cherry guitar
Post: cherry guitar

My grandson has picked out a pretty piece of cherry to make a guitar.  He has asked me to help him make it,.  He liked the look of the wood, but I doubt he will like it after the wood turns a little b...
falcon Finishing 3 829 06-13-2021, 08:53 AM
  0 Thread: Glue Question
Post: RE: Glue Question

Thanks again to everyone.  I finally ended up using some "super glue".  I got some CA adhesive at my local woodworking store and it seems to be a very good adhesive.  I would have never guessed it cou...
falcon Woodworking 15 2,253 04-10-2021, 11:53 AM
  0 Thread: Glue Question
Post: RE: Glue Question

Thanks to everyone for their input.  Looks like I'm going to give Krazy Glue a try.  Might test it on some scrap to see how it does. I love this forum! Ray
falcon Woodworking 15 2,253 04-03-2021, 09:03 AM
  0 Thread: Glue Question
Post: Glue Question

Hi, all.  I have a question about heat-resistant glue.  I have to glue two or three boars together that may be subjected to some high heat.  My son has asked me to build him a large trivet.  He wants...
falcon Woodworking 15 2,253 04-02-2021, 05:45 PM
  0 Thread: #3 Block Plane
Post: RE: #3 Block Plane

stav Wrote: (03-29-2021, 08:42 AM) -- That type of plane is adjusted with hammer taps.  Often there will be a spot that has a metal bit that can take the hammer blows without deforming the wood of th...
falcon Woodworking Power Tools 8 2,226 03-29-2021, 01:05 PM
  0 Thread: #3 Block Plane
Post: RE: #3 Block Plane

Sorry, I put this on the wrong forum.  Oh well.  Anyway, I wanted to post a picture of the end of this plane and show what looks like some sort of plug.  So here is the picture.
falcon Woodworking Power Tools 8 2,226 03-28-2021, 02:43 PM
  0 Thread: #3 Block Plane
Post: RE: #3 Block Plane

tablesawtom Wrote: (03-28-2021, 01:31 PM) -- It is a smoothing plane, called a coffin plane by many because of its shape. I have one on my front room wall, but it doesn't have what looks to be a plug...
falcon Woodworking Power Tools 8 2,226 03-28-2021, 02:34 PM
  0 Thread: #3 Block Plane
Post: #3 Block Plane

OK.  I have a few pictures of an old block plane that belonged to my grandfather.  I have tried to resize the pictures, but I don't know if I got it to work.  I have posted a question relating to resi...
falcon Woodworking Power Tools 8 2,226 03-28-2021, 12:55 PM
  0 Thread: Resizing pictures
Post: Resizing pictures

I have some pictures I'd like to send, but they are too large.   I tried to find how to reduce them on this site, but I guess I just can't find it.   Any help would be ap[preciated . Here is one pi...
falcon Questions about using the WoodNet forum features 3 1,629 03-28-2021, 12:17 PM
  0 Thread: Another Lumber Rack
Post: RE: Another Lumber Rack QUESTION

Willyou Wrote: (01-31-2021, 11:47 PM) -- It ain't gunna happen, but I'm not smart enough to prove it mathematically. Maybe someone else is. Look at my photo posted above. That rack has been loaded li...
falcon Woodworking 9 1,609 02-01-2021, 02:18 PM
  0 Thread: Another Lumber Rack
Post: RE: Another Lumber Rack QUESTION

I was planning on putting up a lumber rack myself.  I was going to use the idea CWaarner was going to use.  A friend of mine, however, warned me that the load on the studs might pull them in.  I was g...
falcon Woodworking 9 1,609 01-31-2021, 07:00 PM
  0 Thread: posting pictures
Post: RE: posting pictures

OK,  you asked for it.   Picture of the wine rack I made for my wife. Hope they get through. I need to work on the size of my attachments.
falcon Woodworking 16 2,260 12-29-2020, 10:45 AM
  0 Thread: posting pictures
Post: RE: posting pictures

Joel H. Wrote: (12-28-2020, 09:27 PM) -- Fantastic!  Love that pecan wood. -- Yeah, but it's really hard on tools.  Doesn't take long to dull blades.
falcon Woodworking 16 2,260 12-29-2020, 10:36 AM
  0 Thread: posting pictures
Post: RE: posting pictures

OK  Here's my attempt to attach a photo.  Let's see if it works. Ah ha.  I think I've got it.  This is the left side of a wine rack I made for my daughter.  It's made from pecan.  I'll try to s...
falcon Woodworking 16 2,260 12-28-2020, 07:59 PM
  0 Thread: posting pictures
Post: posting pictures

Can't figure out how to attach pictures.  I've done it before, but I've forgotten.  HELP!!
falcon Woodworking 16 2,260 12-24-2020, 08:04 PM
  0 Thread: Off topic??
Post: RE: Off topic??

MauleSkinner Wrote: (09-25-2020, 12:30 PM) -- Sounds like you’ve got your question answered, but my curiosity is piqued...what is the project? -- My friend has a couple of camper type rocking chair...
falcon Woodworking 10 2,449 09-28-2020, 03:06 PM
  0 Thread: Off topic??
Post: RE: Off topic??

Thanks to everyone who responded to my post.  I couldn't find any screws locally.  I'll try McMaster-Carr.  And, yes, I did taper the nails.  That's how I cut the threads on the one that worked.  I'll...
falcon Woodworking 10 2,449 09-24-2020, 09:24 AM
  0 Thread: Off topic??
Post: Off topic??

Hey folks, This may be a little off woodworking topic, or not.  I'm trying to cut threads on a nail.  Specifically, 8-32 threads on a 16d nail for a woodworking project I'm working on.  The project...
falcon Woodworking 10 2,449 09-23-2020, 04:54 PM

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