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  0 Thread: 'Garden' chairs
Post: RE: 'Garden' chairs

Well done.  I like how you adjusted the cross section of the components to fit the overall size of the chairs.  I remember those plans in FWW.  I've built three benches using those plans but made them...
jteneyck Woodworking 6 216 Yesterday, 10:34 AM
  0 Thread: Cherry and Lye
Post: RE: Cherry and Lye

Willyou Wrote: (02-24-2024, 09:12 PM) -- My understanding is that Transtint cannot be use in oil based products unless you use an additive made for the purpose. Check out their web page. I think this...
jteneyck Finishing 15 291 02-25-2024, 01:02 PM
  0 Thread: Trestle table and benches in red oak build
Post: RE: Trestle table and benches in red oak build

®smpr_fi_mac® Wrote: (02-24-2024, 09:10 PM) -- I've finally made some progress on this build.  Leg assemblies are cut.  Round overs cut onto corners.  Floating tenons glued into one side.  Tomorro...
jteneyck Woodworking 8 549 02-25-2024, 12:52 PM
  0 Thread: I’m a believer…
Post: RE: I’m a believer…

Willyou Wrote: (02-21-2024, 09:54 PM) -- As soon as the weather warms a bit more, I have a finishing project waiting in the wings. I may give the Minwax product a try. Is it best sprayed, brushed, wi...
jteneyck Finishing 21 636 02-24-2024, 08:28 PM
  0 Thread: Cherry and Lye
Post: RE: Cherry and Lye

I tried lye/water on cherry after reading about it.  It didn't do much of anything as best as I can remember.  Sometime later I started using Transtint dyes.  Wow, a world of possibilities, controllab...
jteneyck Finishing 15 291 02-24-2024, 08:24 PM
  0 Thread: Round Tapered Legs made a different way
Post: RE: Round Tapered Legs made a different way

FrankAtl Wrote: (02-22-2024, 08:32 AM) -- Always more than one way to skin a cat. I use VCarve Pro on my CNC too. Really like it. -- Agreed.  It was worth every penny.  I've been able to do everyth...
jteneyck Woodworking 4 307 02-22-2024, 10:12 AM
  0 Thread: The Simplest Tapering Jig
Post: RE: The Simplest Tapering Jig

FS7 Wrote: (02-22-2024, 09:27 AM) -- I haven't tried to be honest. But I would guess that you could. Nominally I have a 3/4" riser block at one end and nothing on the other, so the goal is to remove ...
jteneyck Woodworking 8 451 02-22-2024, 10:07 AM
  0 Thread: The Simplest Tapering Jig
Post: RE: The Simplest Tapering Jig

FS7 Wrote: (02-21-2024, 05:50 PM) -- You can see there is a very slight (or rather very large) radius to the taper. It's made on a sled with just a support at one end. The other end is just a stop, a...
jteneyck Woodworking 8 451 02-21-2024, 07:29 PM
  0 Thread: Round Tapered Legs made a different way
Post: RE: Round Tapered Legs made a different way

FrankAtl Wrote: (02-21-2024, 10:48 AM) -- That's thinking outside the box! Did you program the CNC to raise the z-axis at the taper angle as it slowly moved along the x-axis or am I overthinking this...
jteneyck Woodworking 4 307 02-21-2024, 02:50 PM
  0 Thread: The Simplest Tapering Jig
Post: RE: The Simplest Tapering Jig

FS7 Wrote: (02-21-2024, 01:14 PM) -- This is brilliant for a straight taper. For a curved taper, I use a simple planer sled. The feed rollers push down uniformly as the gap allows, and tapers to y...
jteneyck Woodworking 8 451 02-21-2024, 02:41 PM
  0 Thread: Round Tapered Legs made a different way
Post: Round Tapered Legs made a different way

The tapering jig I showed the other day was to prep some legs that I needed to "turn" with a round taper.  I'm a lousy turner, and I knew I would never be able to make perfectly straight tapers, and a...
jteneyck Woodworking 4 307 02-21-2024, 10:42 AM
  0 Thread: Soft Close Drawer Slides
Post: RE: Soft Close Drawer Slides

Knape and Vogt are good. Made in USA.  Stay away from Chinese ones.     John
jteneyck Woodworking 4 209 02-20-2024, 02:34 PM
  0 Thread: FS: NIB Milwaukee D-handle jig saw
Post: RE: FS: NIB Milwaukee D-handle jig saw

H.O.P.S. Wrote: (02-20-2024, 11:28 AM) -- I'm listing a brand new, in box Milwaukee jig saw. Model 2737-20. This is the M18 platform - TOOL ONLY. I got it in a bundle and I don't think I'll ever u...
jteneyck Tool Swap N' Sell 3 275 02-20-2024, 12:01 PM
  0 Thread: The Simplest Tapering Jig
Post: The Simplest Tapering Jig

I'm sure I've shown this before, but I had to cut tapers on some legs today, so I decided to take some photos and show you the simple jig I use.  I make these jigs for the task at hand. I don't store ...
jteneyck Woodworking 8 451 02-19-2024, 09:21 PM
  0 Thread: I’m a believer…
Post: RE: I’m a believer…

blacklab Wrote: (02-18-2024, 03:15 PM) -- Yeah, Fred…. Sorry to see the demand for the old traditional varnishes drying up.  Don’t understand.  Getting two  coats on in a day is winning out I guess. ...
jteneyck Finishing 21 636 02-19-2024, 03:09 PM
  0 Thread: Make up table
Post: RE: Make up table

Have you considered finger joints.  Pretty easy to cut on the tablesaw or router table.  I use an original Incra Jig on my router table, which allows parts to be ganged together and cut at the same ti...
jteneyck Woodworking 9 300 02-18-2024, 03:14 PM
  0 Thread: Reintroduction
Post: RE: Reintroduction

Dave Diaman Wrote: (02-18-2024, 11:02 AM) -- I was active here for a long time but life happens and I just haven’t had time to post for a few years. Old timers here probably remember me but I see a l...
jteneyck Woodworking 26 1,095 02-18-2024, 11:24 AM
  0 Thread: Cutting tenons quickly and safely
Post: RE: Cutting tenons quickly and safely

It's pretty obvious that my Horizontal Router Mortiser (HRM) cuts mortises for use with loose tenons.  It does that job very efficiently on anything that can be brought to the machine.  And it does it...
jteneyck Woodworking 16 794 02-18-2024, 11:08 AM
  0 Thread: Anyone know how to make a sliding tablesaw jig?
Post: RE: Anyone know how to make a sliding tablesaw jig...

Cabinet Monkey Wrote: (02-17-2024, 04:35 PM) -- Lots with the room but not the funds for a euro slider too.   If in ya really need/want a slider and are short on space (funds) the previously ment...
jteneyck Woodworking Power Tools 18 959 02-17-2024, 07:27 PM
  0 Thread: I’m a believer…
Post: RE: I’m a believer…

If you have wax on it, applying any additional finish got a whole lot harder.  You would need to wipe it, several times, with mineral spirits to remove the wax.  Several times, each time with a clean ...
jteneyck Finishing 21 636 02-17-2024, 07:17 PM

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