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  0 Thread: aspen
Post: RE: aspen

TGW Wrote: (07-23-2022, 05:29 PM) -- Neither can you buy aspen timber in Finland from the ordinary timber merchants but as this is a country of small landowners aspen timber is always available if yo...
MichaelMouse Woodworking 11 1,306 07-24-2022, 05:56 AM
  0 Thread: aspen
Post: RE: aspen

jcousins2 Wrote: (07-20-2022, 09:47 PM) -- was at the lumber yard yesterday and found a small unit of aspen - wonder if anyone has any experience with it? given the price (3.50/bf) it's not too valu...
MichaelMouse Woodworking 11 1,306 07-21-2022, 11:10 AM
  0 Thread: Sanding sealer
Post: RE: Sanding sealer

Gregor1 Wrote: (07-06-2022, 01:35 PM) -- I am finish sanding my glued up panels in preparation for milling. After that, should I use sanding sealer before applying wipe on polyurethane? Can you get w...
MichaelMouse Finishing 8 1,596 07-07-2022, 04:09 PM
  0 Thread: Problem with cedar knot
Post: RE: Problem with cedar knot

teacher Wrote: (07-07-2022, 08:29 AM) -- Haven’t worked with cedar for many years and have had a former student ask me to make him a feather box. No problem doing that but, after applying a finish ( ...
MichaelMouse Finishing 1 560 07-07-2022, 03:59 PM
  0 Thread: Air dried vs kiln dried
Post: RE: Air dried vs kiln dried

CStan Wrote: (07-07-2022, 02:19 PM) -- Had more problems with air dried lumber than I ever did with KD stuff.  Count me amongst the crowd who was just sure air dried was better in almost every circum...
MichaelMouse Woodworking 32 4,331 07-07-2022, 03:52 PM
  0 Thread: Air dried vs kiln dried
Post: RE: Air dried vs kiln dried

Gregor1 Wrote: (07-01-2022, 10:30 AM) -- Will you use air dried lumber, if the moisture content is low enough, and would would that moisture content number be?  Thanks  Greg -- Is it winter or summ...
MichaelMouse Woodworking 32 4,331 07-01-2022, 11:02 AM
  0 Thread: Half round table top method?
Post: RE: Half round table top method?

®smpr_fi_mac Wrote: (06-22-2022, 08:01 AM) -- How would you do it?  One of these methods?  Something else? -- Glue up enough for a full circle with the old turner trick of paper between what will b...
MichaelMouse Woodworking 14 1,997 06-22-2022, 11:06 AM
  0 Thread: Disappointed in Rockler
Post: RE: Disappointed in Rockler

castguy2003 Wrote: (05-30-2022, 09:41 AM) -- Bought a Rockler router box joint jig. Not happy with the results. Will not hold tolerance on wide (4") boards. Also getting a lot of tear out with 1/4" b...
MichaelMouse Woodworking Power Tools 11 2,220 06-07-2022, 04:11 PM
  0 Thread: Carbide Chisel Set
Post: RE: Carbide Chisel Set

Arlin Eastman Wrote: (06-01-2022, 01:15 PM) -- Since you have been turning longer then I have and with what you said I agree but I suggested it to a beginner and not a person who is experianced in sh...
MichaelMouse Woodturning 14 2,125 06-01-2022, 03:47 PM
  0 Thread: Mortise and pestle questions
Post: RE: Mortise and pestle questions

whatline Wrote: (05-31-2022, 06:23 PM) -- I was asked to turn a set for a coworker so they can crush their coffee beans. Was leaning toward cherry or maple. I guessing a smaller size. Is there a rati...
MichaelMouse Woodturning 5 965 05-31-2022, 08:16 PM
  0 Thread: Need input
Post: RE: Need input

Arlin Eastman Wrote: (05-28-2022, 03:01 PM) -- I have glued up a lot of preglued items and never any problems just make sure all areas are flat before glueing for best contact and holding. -- If gl...
MichaelMouse Woodturning 7 1,531 05-29-2022, 05:53 AM
  0 Thread: Carbide Chisel Set
Post: RE: Carbide Chisel Set

Arlin Eastman Wrote: (05-28-2022, 02:10 PM) -- Do not buy high carbon steel tools.  They do not last as long and if you do not know how to sharpen them they will be useless in a week.  Get a cheap se...
MichaelMouse Woodturning 14 2,125 05-29-2022, 05:43 AM
  0 Thread: Need input
Post: RE: Need input

iclark Wrote: (05-25-2022, 04:17 PM) -- As a knee-jerk reaction, I think that my first attempt would be to do the glue-up so that the grain is oriented parallel to the axis of turning. Depending o...
MichaelMouse Woodturning 7 1,531 05-25-2022, 06:43 PM
  0 Thread: Finish sanding process for oil poly?
Post: RE: Finish sanding process for oil poly?

®smpr_fi_mac® Wrote: (05-19-2022, 06:57 AM) -- I don't have a proper finishing booth so dust and bugs find their way on to my finish.  Last coat is down but had dust nibs and several gnats. I hit ...
MichaelMouse Finishing 10 1,710 05-25-2022, 06:38 PM
  0 Thread: Oil Dry
Post: RE: Oil Dry

gear jammer Wrote: (05-22-2022, 06:55 PM) -- Leaving the parts store today and noticed oil dry on sale. Would this work on pulling the moisture out of green turnings? I can get some paper soybean see...
MichaelMouse Woodturning 3 1,094 05-23-2022, 10:22 AM
  0 Thread: Johnson Paste Wax is discontinued
Post: RE: Johnson Paste Wax is discontinued

Willyou Wrote: (05-16-2022, 09:00 AM) -- I only have experience with the Johnson's product, but a web search indicates numerous similar products are on the market. I don't know their ingredients, but...
MichaelMouse Woodworking 23 7,640 05-16-2022, 04:28 PM
  0 Thread: Thickness
Post: RE: Thickness

ianab Wrote: (05-09-2022, 10:34 PM) -- The 3/4" is just a convenient number. Boards rough sawed at 1" (fractionally over to meet grading specs) should shrink as they dry, and still allow enough to pl...
MichaelMouse Woodworking 13 1,797 05-10-2022, 05:02 AM
  0 Thread: Birdhouses
Post: RE: Birdhouses

ed kerns Wrote: (05-01-2022, 12:03 PM) -- I've been asked to knock together a bunch of birdhouses for a commercial customer. I can buy non kiln dried white cedar pretty cheap in my area. Normally woo...
MichaelMouse Woodworking 5 1,495 05-01-2022, 03:19 PM
  0 Thread: Sanding
Post: RE: Sanding

Gregor1 Wrote: (04-28-2022, 04:37 PM) -- What grit of paper do you use for the final sanding before finishing? Does it depend on the finish?  The wood? Thank  Greg -- What KC said.  Coarse grain...
MichaelMouse Woodworking 3 820 04-28-2022, 05:50 PM
  0 Thread: Wood shavings bowl
Post: RE: Wood shavings bowl

mtrainer90 Wrote: (04-26-2022, 09:05 AM) -- Thanks, I doubt stabilizing would have helped since it would have only gotten rid of any air or moisture that was in the shavings. They had been sitting on...
MichaelMouse Woodturning 3 1,229 04-26-2022, 10:01 AM

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