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  0 Thread: Help with finishing defect
Post: RE: Help with finishing defect

You could also try filling with a clear shellac stick, which is applied with a warm, flexible knife. (Anybody know why my text comes out bold?)
BassMD Finishing 5 144 06-22-2022, 08:35 PM
  0 Thread: Group of NOS Japanese saws - Sold
Post: RE: Group of NOS Japaanese saws

rayknight Wrote: (04-19-2022, 11:00 AM) -- liquidation continues, found these 3 NOS saws in drawer of my toolchest - unused - Razorsaw GYOKUCHO 240mm trim saw #311 - 21 tpi, 9 1/2" blade, retail $49...
BassMD Tool Swap N' Sell 5 479 04-19-2022, 02:10 PM
  0 Thread: Lie-Nielsen Toolworks
Post: RE: Lie-Nielsen Toolworks

I went to a show of theirs at Fine Woodworking in CT around 2000. I brought my #102 plane which had a wonky adjustment system. They looked at it, reached under the counter and gave me a brand new one ...
BassMD Woodworking Hand Tools 27 2,839 04-12-2022, 09:59 AM
  0 Thread: Polyurethane Tinting
Post: RE: Polyurethane Tinting

You can also use artist's oil paints. That works best if you first liquefy the paint in Liquin, an alkyd oil base. Then it can be mixed with any oil/solvent based varnish, such as polyurethane. Liquin...
BassMD Finishing 7 474 03-29-2022, 02:04 PM
  0 Thread: Heelshaves for Windsor chair - SOLD
Post: RE: Heelshaves for Windsor chair - Reduced

rayknight Wrote: (02-15-2022, 11:43 AM) -- group of 3 modified Snell Atherton heelshaves, used for steep back part of seat shaping, per Curtis Buchanan, #4 - #5 - #6, use for final smoothing, essenti...
BassMD Tool Swap N' Sell 2 655 02-18-2022, 05:46 PM
  0 Thread: Help Choosing a Finish?
Post: RE: Help Choosing a Finish?

A good and easy finish is Tru-Oil. You can wipe it on, and multiple coats will build nicely to a smooth semi-gloss. If you are careful, late coats can be left to dry without wiping off excess, and wil...
BassMD Finishing 8 836 01-15-2022, 10:18 AM
  0 Thread: power carving tools - SOLD
Post: RE: power carving tools

rayknight Wrote: (12-10-2021, 12:36 PM) -- liquidation continues - Power Carving Tools - both fit 4 1/2 angle grinder-  Arbortech Industrial w guard, lightly used, kept in orig packaging (orig price ...
BassMD Tool Swap N' Sell 1 336 12-10-2021, 03:01 PM
  0 Thread: Stanley 9 1/2 Blade
Post: RE: Stanley 9 1/2 Blade

Joe Bailey Wrote: (12-07-2021, 11:42 AM) -- You apparently have one of the newer, reproduction "sweetheart" offerings from Stanley (as opposed to a vintage 9½). I have heard that parts for these are ...
BassMD Woodworking Hand Tools 6 852 12-09-2021, 04:03 PM
  0 Thread: Stanley 9 1/2 Blade
Post: Stanley 9 1/2 Blade

Can't seem to find a replacement blade for a Stanley Sweetheart 9 1/2. This is the one that has 2 small holes for the adjustment mechanism, not slots or a large opening.
BassMD Woodworking Hand Tools 6 852 12-06-2021, 07:33 PM
  0 Thread: FS: Stanley Folding Rules, Stearns Cabinet Scraper, Stanley Spokeshave
Post: RE: FS: Stanley Folding Rules, Stearns Cabinet Scr...

I'd like the cabinet scraper if still available.
BassMD Tool Swap N' Sell 2 875 10-14-2021, 09:46 AM
  0 Thread: Tablesaw Blade Sharpening
Post: Tablesaw Blade Sharpening

Does anybody here sharpen their own carbide-tipped blades? If so, would you please describe the technique, and advise what type of stone(s) used?
BassMD Woodworking Power Tools 7 1,399 10-14-2021, 09:42 AM
  0 Thread: Hide glue joint and repairing
Post: RE: Hide glue joint and repairing

PaulM85 Wrote: (09-30-2021, 11:59 PM) --   I own a woodwork and furniture repair shop, probably 1/3 of the furniture I repair was originally assembled with hide glue. I've used the Titebond hide glue...
BassMD Woodworking 7 1,093 10-06-2021, 09:12 AM
  0 Thread: Pair of Stanley squirrel tail planes 100 & 100 1/2
Post: RE: Pair of Stanley squirrel tail planes 100 & 100...

rayknight Wrote: (09-16-2021, 09:25 AM) -- Pair of Stanley squirrel tail planes, flat bottom early typ 100 & round bottom 100 1/2, both with orig Stanley blades, sharpened, $75 + sh -- Please PM p...
BassMD Tool Swap N' Sell 3 995 10-05-2021, 09:54 AM
  0 Thread: Mindset while woodworking
Post: RE: Mindset while woodworking

I am a professional Luthier, specializing in the large violin-family instruments. My mindset when I work is to concentrate deeply and avoid distractions. I actually find that tuning into a radio progr...
BassMD Woodworking 23 2,617 10-03-2021, 01:22 PM
  0 Thread: Pair of Stanley squirrel tail planes 100 & 100 1/2
Post: RE: Pair of Stanley squirrel tail planes 100 & 100...

rayknight Wrote: (09-16-2021, 09:25 AM) -- Pair of Stanley squirrel tail planes, flat bottom early typ 100 & round bottom 100 1/2, both with orig Stanley blades, sharpened, $75 + sh -- PM sent.
BassMD Tool Swap N' Sell 3 995 09-26-2021, 06:14 PM
  0 Thread: wipe on question
Post: RE: wipe on question

humanrace Wrote: (07-24-2021, 03:51 PM) -- I'm making a batch of hand mirrors as gifts.  In the past, I used a brand of tung oil that has been discontinued.  I read about making a wipe on finish on t...
BassMD Finishing 6 1,405 08-02-2021, 08:56 AM
  0 Thread: Carving tools
Post: RE: Carving tools

PM sent for 2" mystery gouge.
BassMD Tool Swap N' Sell 5 1,255 07-10-2021, 02:03 PM
  0 Thread: Swiss Made Carving tools
Post: RE: Swiss Made Carving tools

TheCabinetmaker Wrote: (02-01-2021, 03:46 PM) -- Swiss Made Carving Tools and Chisels Over the years I manage to have doubles or triples of some of these. Last year I ordered 2 carving tools an...
BassMD Tool Swap N' Sell 2 1,036 02-08-2021, 10:47 AM
  0 Thread: For Sale / DeWalt 788 Type 1 Scrollsaw
Post: RE: For Sale / DeWalt 788 Type 1 Scrollsaw

Shipping possible? Throat depth?
BassMD Tool Swap N' Sell 9 1,737 12-02-2020, 11:07 AM
  0 Thread: walnut writing table
Post: RE: walnut writing table

If you'd like to kick up the gloss and protection, try some TruOil instead of the Tung. It dries fast and builds a nice film without looking like a thick varnish. Originally developed for gunstocks, n...
BassMD Finishing 5 1,593 12-02-2020, 11:02 AM

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