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  0 Thread: Red Oak / White Oak
Post: RE: Red Oak / White Oak

Gregor1 Wrote: (06-08-2022, 05:31 AM) -- As mentioned earlier, I want to make a glider. It seems the oak I have stockpiled is red oak. Maybe this question has an answer, maybe not, but I'll ask anywa...
packerguy® Woodworking 13 815 06-08-2022, 07:57 PM
  0 Thread: Red Oak / White Oak
Post: RE: Red Oak / White Oak

Gregor1 Wrote: (06-05-2022, 12:09 PM) -- I have a stockpile of oak. Enough I think for my next project, which is an outdoor glider. I would like to use white oak, but I don't know one from the other....
packerguy® Woodworking 13 815 06-05-2022, 12:18 PM
  0 Thread: Gluing up
Post: RE: Gluing up

No. I edge glue boards weekly. 2 hours max and they are through the planner. Ill go as little as an hour if its a good true joint using Original TB or TB2 Sure longer cure time wont hurt, just i...
packerguy® Woodworking 12 849 04-22-2022, 08:24 PM
  0 Thread: Benchtop Dust collector
Post: RE: Benchtop Dust collector

How about one of these? Oneida Benchtop (https://www.oneida-air.com/dust-collectors/personal-shops/benchtop)
packerguy® Woodworking 6 691 04-03-2022, 02:18 PM
  0 Thread: How to deal with this tear out?
Post: RE: How to deal with this tear out?

My initial thought was just fill the grain with a product like aquacote, but then I saw you were going to stain it. I mean you could just fill the grain with a filler that will take stain, depending o...
packerguy® Woodworking 16 1,314 03-20-2022, 01:40 PM
  0 Thread: Stand On Rubber Mat
Post: RE: Stand On Rubber Mat

Yes. I get mine from uline. They arent cheap but well made.  I like the Cadillac mats but they have many options.  Uline mats (https://www.uline.com/Product/AdvSearchResult?KeywordTyped=mat...
packerguy® Home Improvement 18 1,294 03-19-2022, 10:40 AM
  0 Thread: What would you do differently if you were setting up your shop?
Post: RE: What would you do differently if you were sett...

Its funny. Many people saying "bigger is better". Bigger isnt better, there is a sweet spot. You gotta pay to heat/cool (that isnt cheap any way you try). There is a bunch of drawbacks to a super larg...
packerguy® Woodworking 21 1,611 03-17-2022, 09:27 AM
  0 Thread: Is there a spray that prevents paint from sticking?
Post: RE: Is there a spray that prevents paint from stic...

Juss1 Wrote: (03-17-2022, 08:57 AM) -- I'm doing a cnc project and want to paint it all of the non carved parts.  There are lots of tiny spots and I'm worried I'll accidentally get paints in the carv...
packerguy® Woodworking 5 438 03-17-2022, 09:09 AM
  0 Thread: Barn wood pictures for ID
Post: RE: Barn wood pictures for ID

You previous posts had me say white oak based on end grain.  But with the better face photos, its Chestnut.
packerguy® Woodworking 10 1,026 02-13-2022, 02:48 PM
  0 Thread: Barn wood ID
Post: RE: Barn wood ID

White Oak....
packerguy® Woodworking 10 983 02-11-2022, 08:07 PM
  0 Thread: Question Move shop tools or sell and re buy
Post: RE: Question Move shop tools or sell and re buy

Kansas City Fireslayer Wrote: (01-11-2022, 01:36 PM) -- I’d move everything you’re happy with and would like to keep long term.  Dump anything on the fence.  I would move 90+% of my shop like I’ve al...
packerguy® Woodworking 25 1,660 01-11-2022, 01:52 PM
  0 Thread: 2022 Grizzly Catalog
Post: RE: 2022 Grizzly Catalog

Lumber Yard® Wrote: (01-07-2022, 11:47 AM) -- I think at this point we probably have a thread like this every year BUT holy turd buckets prices have gotten insane especially on stationary machinery. ...
packerguy® Woodworking Power Tools 24 2,520 01-07-2022, 01:33 PM
  0 Thread: Bessey Revo Clamp Handles
Post: RE: Bessey Revo Clamp Handles

lincmercguy Wrote: (12-31-2021, 07:48 PM) -- My collection of Revos spans about a decade. The latest ones have the hex bolt in the handle, which I like quite a bit. I've been searching around and you...
packerguy® Woodworking 29 2,405 01-01-2022, 10:09 PM
  0 Thread: Getting the correct amount of lumber for a job
Post: RE: Getting the correct amount of lumber for a job

If your planning to purchase "what you need" for each job, you're already losing money IMHO. I know you said you dont wanna hear the buy extra route but from my experience its really the way to go. If...
packerguy® Woodworking 10 983 01-01-2022, 09:57 PM
  0 Thread: Wood prices: Ouch!
Post: RE: Wood prices: Ouch!

What has happened to the lumber industry is really troubling and for as much as people say "oh it will come back down", sadly I suspect it will come down, some but not anywhere near 2018-2019 pricing....
packerguy® Woodworking 19 2,540 11-05-2021, 08:53 PM
  0 Thread: How would you make these curved corners?
Post: RE: How would you make these curved corners?

Sure looks like the piece is traced out on a board that was made by face stacking them to make a glueup and probably cut out on a bandsaw, then cleaned up by hand .
packerguy® Woodworking 6 698 10-24-2021, 01:38 PM
  0 Thread: 3M Xtract sanding discs
Post: RE: 3M Xtract sanding discs

KC Wrote: (09-27-2021, 09:30 AM) -- Can you make a comparsion to the Klingspor products?  When I was doing a lot that's what I was happiest with.  Just about to run out... -- Never used...
packerguy® Woodworking 10 1,844 09-27-2021, 06:09 PM
  Thumbs Up Thread: 3M Xtract sanding discs
Post: 3M Xtract sanding discs

Wow. Best product I have EVER used for sanding, hands down. The stuff cuts and cuts then it cuts some more. Leaves a more consistent surface too, no swirl marks, nothing.I normally change disks e...
packerguy® Woodworking 10 1,844 09-27-2021, 08:19 AM
  0 Thread: Thinning titebond. How much is too much?
Post: RE: Thinning titebond. How much is too much?

Turner52 Wrote: (08-21-2021, 01:13 PM) -- CA might work better. Already thin and  will go into the crack better than Titebond -- Or 2 part epoxy. I wouldn't thin titebond when there are better opt...
packerguy® Woodworking 14 1,692 08-21-2021, 02:07 PM
  0 Thread: dust collection with vacuum
Post: RE: dust collection with vacuum

mr_skittle Wrote: (08-08-2021, 07:06 PM) -- Working in a small shop is really a bummer when it comes to growing my hobby or building a business... -- Fret not. I started my business in a 14x20 shop...
packerguy® Woodworking 10 1,343 08-09-2021, 07:27 AM

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