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  0 Thread: Briwax
Post: RE: Briwax

Yeah, I get that, which is why I ask. In a certain sense, it doesn’t matter. Either the wax works or not, so maybe my question is irrelevant. This forum is pretty good at giving alternatives, tho...
Blaine Finishing 2 433 03-11-2024, 06:18 PM
  0 Thread: Briwax
Post: Briwax

I have an old dining room table with a walnut veneer top that's fairly worn in spots.  The spots have faded to the appearance of raw walnut.  I don't want to completely refinish it, but want to even o...
Blaine Finishing 2 433 03-09-2024, 04:12 PM
  0 Thread: Marking on truck door
Post: RE: Marking on truck door

Halfathumb Wrote: (10-13-2023, 12:54 PM) -- I can't figure this out & how to remove it. It's smooth but still there after several washings. Any suggestions what I can use to remove this blemish? -- ...
Blaine Home Improvement 23 3,275 10-13-2023, 01:06 PM
  0 Thread: Forrest Blade Sharpening
Post: Forrest Blade Sharpening

I need to get a Forrest tablesaw blade sharpened and plan to send it to them. How do you package the blade to send it to them?  How is payment arranged? Their website is pretty good, but I'm unc...
Blaine Woodworking Power Tools 6 935 09-03-2023, 10:32 AM
  0 Thread: How many pound cut is Zinsser SealCoat?
Post: RE: How many pound cut is Zinsser SealCoat?

I believe it is a 2 pound cut.
Blaine Finishing 3 694 08-16-2023, 01:29 PM
  0 Thread: Non-yellowing WB finish for dining table?
Post: RE: Non-yellowing WB finish for dining table?

I have used General Finishes products for decades. I've not used their Enduro clear water based poly, but it's predecessor is what I used on trim and flooring thresholds 25 years ago and it's held up...
Blaine Finishing 15 1,901 07-17-2023, 07:23 AM
  0 Thread: School me on (near) trimless interior doors
Post: RE: School me on (near) trimless interior doors

I had a similar situation in the bathroom to our main bedroom. I ended up ripping the trim on the short side down to the size I needed, which was about that same 1.5" you describe. The corner als...
Blaine Home Improvement 6 863 05-16-2023, 08:05 AM
  0 Thread: Cutting Board how to seal
Post: RE: Cutting Board how to seal

GNP Wrote: (04-11-2023, 03:34 PM) -- I use mineral oil on mine. -- Same here.  It's cheap (buy it at a drug store) and works just fine.  I probably have a half dozen cutting boards and chopping blo...
Blaine Woodworking 12 1,695 04-11-2023, 05:33 PM
  0 Thread: Design question: Straight leg to imitate rattan?
Post: RE: Design question: Straight leg to imitate ratt...

They make router bits that are pointed with rounded edges. I don't recall what they're called, but I know that both Freud and Whiteside make them. It seems likely you could get the same radius on th...
Blaine Woodworking 7 1,186 03-06-2023, 09:14 AM
  0 Thread: Peppermill and saltmill finish
Post: RE: Peppermill and saltmill finish

jteneyck Wrote: (12-28-2022, 01:41 PM) -- If you still have some of that Waterlox, that would be an excellent choice, as would any wiping varnish.  RM and Osmo would work well, too.   As for aller...
Blaine Finishing 4 1,210 12-28-2022, 04:28 PM
  0 Thread: Carbide turning tools
Post: RE: Carbide turning tools

First off, let me say that I'm pretty much a beginning turner, so take this with a grain of salt. I bought the Easy Wood medium sized carbide tools and have turned pens and some lidded bowls as wel...
Blaine Woodturning 14 2,664 10-31-2022, 02:27 PM
  0 Thread: Have you ever finished a dining table with an oil finish?
Post: RE: Have you ever finished a dining table with an ...

You know you can put a more durable finish on over the BLO once it's cured, right? I've done this with most every project I've done. My go-to is General Finishes clear acrylic. Oh, your use of BL...
Blaine Finishing 8 1,582 09-28-2022, 04:56 PM
  0 Thread: Bunk Beds from 2x's
Post: RE: Bunk Beds from 2x's

Ceiling anchoring won't work in this room. There are soffits for ductwork in the two locations where the beds would logically go. I might consider Brian's suggestion of a lag into two walls for ulti...
Blaine Woodworking 9 1,845 09-22-2022, 03:10 PM
  0 Thread: Bunk Beds from 2x's
Post: RE: Bunk Beds from 2x's

msweig Wrote: (09-21-2022, 06:44 PM) -- I built a lofted bed for my girls several years ago. https://forums.woodnet.net/showthread.php?tid=7349266 Best way to deal with racking/stress?  Lag bo...
Blaine Woodworking 9 1,845 09-22-2022, 07:28 AM
  0 Thread: Bunk Beds from 2x's
Post: Bunk Beds from 2x's

I've been asked to make bunk beds.  The expedient thing is to make them from pine 2x (2x4, 2x6) material, but I'm a little worried about stability.  If a kid gets on the top bunk, they can create a lo...
Blaine Woodworking 9 1,845 09-21-2022, 05:26 PM
  0 Thread: JET JBM-5 Benchtop Mortiser
Post: RE: JET JBM-5 Benchtop Mortiser

KC Wrote: (09-05-2022, 01:27 PM) -- I cut hundreds of mortises with chisel(s) that came with my JET benchtop, and likely a thousand with a set of JET chisels that either came with or I bought for the...
Blaine Woodworking Power Tools 9 1,842 09-05-2022, 04:37 PM
  0 Thread: JET JBM-5 Benchtop Mortiser
Post: RE: JET JBM-5 Benchtop Mortiser

Hardwood Wrote: (09-05-2022, 12:54 PM) -- I recently got a Jet JBM-5 Benchtop Mortiser as a birthday gift from my wife. I like it and at less than 1/2 the price of the Powermatic Benchtop Mortiser it...
Blaine Woodworking Power Tools 9 1,842 09-05-2022, 12:57 PM
  0 Thread: Deneb Puchalski
Post: RE: Deneb Puchalski

Mike Brady Wrote: (08-31-2022, 11:54 AM) -- Does Deneb still work in management at Lie-Niesen?  The discontinuance of the road shows is what prompts the question. -- Deneb was the director of marke...
Blaine Woodworking Hand Tools 5 1,962 08-31-2022, 11:56 AM
  0 Thread: What ever happened to…
Post: RE: What ever happened to…

AHill Wrote: (03-31-2022, 04:41 PM) -- joemac sold most of his ww gear.  I think he still posts in the basement every once-in-a-while A few others who seem to have disappeared: Blaine Bob Zajicz...
Blaine Woodworking Hand Tools 26 6,913 07-09-2022, 01:22 PM
  0 Thread: Trex decking for cutting board?
Post: RE: Trex decking for cutting board?

There are likely some chemicals in the Trex that are purposely out of plastics used for food contact. Yeah, it's fairly low risk, but a risk nonetheless. Also, since it's not smooth, you'll have tro...
Blaine Woodworking 6 2,086 12-26-2021, 10:57 AM

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