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  0 Thread: Wedged Tenons questions
Post: RE: Wedged Tenons questions

Is that the one shown here? LAP tour
bhh Woodworking Hand Tools 7 312 Yesterday, 06:20 PM
  0 Thread: Lid-less parts container. A source?
Post: RE: Lid-less parts container. A source?

The "dividers" in the Harbor Freight Storehouse boxes are actually small boxes that are removeable.  My wife uses them in her sewing room cabinet and keeps bigger stuff in the emptied out box.&nb...
bhh Woodworking 14 1,019 Yesterday, 10:28 AM
  0 Thread: Popping grain/figure without deepening the color
Post: RE: Popping grain/figure without deepening the col...

fredhargis Wrote: (12-18-2017, 12:26 PM) -- John, have you ever used P&L 38? I ask because it's a very light oil based varnish (soya oil/alkyd resin) that I use becaue of its light color....just wond...
bhh Finishing 28 17,250 07-15-2021, 04:10 PM
  0 Thread: Remove tape residue from sanded wood?
Post: RE: Remove tape residue from sanded wood?

If you don't have acetone, lacquer thinner (that usually has a percentage of acetone) also works.
bhh Woodworking 12 1,141 07-15-2021, 03:58 PM
  0 Thread: Blade / Bit cleaning
Post: RE: Blade / Bit cleaning

Laid-Back Wrote: (06-11-2021, 06:40 AM) -- heavy solution of Dawn dishwashing detergent placed on a five gallon bucket lid.  bout five minutes or so, -- Same as me, though I just use a couple of sq...
bhh Woodworking Power Tools 18 1,638 06-29-2021, 01:27 PM
  0 Thread: Removing quarter rounds
Post: RE: Removing quarter rounds

Stwood_ Wrote: (06-08-2021, 07:44 PM) -- Bee keepers hive tool works great for removing molding also. -- Hive tools that I started using in 1981 were simply "painters pry bars" sold as hive tools. ...
bhh Woodworking 7 1,283 06-09-2021, 08:41 PM
  0 Thread: Shop habit ---Do you boldly mark your pieces?
Post: RE: Shop habit ---Do you boldly mark your pieces?

Cabinetmaker's triangle in pencil or white chalk, depending on the task.
bhh Woodworking 18 1,679 03-16-2021, 06:44 PM
  0 Thread: Grizzly Tablesaw Motor problems- rant
Post: RE: Grizzly Tablesaw Motor problems- rant

“It’s unwise to pay too much, but it’s worse to pay too little. When you pay too much, you lose a little money — that is all. When you pay too little, you sometimes lose everything, because the thing ...
bhh Woodworking Power Tools 14 2,454 02-21-2021, 07:32 PM
  0 Thread: Domino and Biscuit Joiner
Post: RE: Domino and Biscuit Joiner

Cabinet Monkey Wrote: (02-02-2021, 02:22 PM) -- Even if you make your own dominos/tenons, biscuits and their joiner are still cheaper.  And that's even if you value your time at $0 an hour. -- I ma...
bhh Woodworking Power Tools 71 7,001 02-02-2021, 07:58 PM
  0 Thread: dowels
Post: RE: dowels

Also Midwest Dowel west of Cincinnati and their commercial branch, Atlas Dowel.   FWIW, they also own McFeely's now
bhh Woodworking 3 711 02-02-2021, 07:42 PM
  0 Thread: "Woodworkers Journal "Irish parlor clock
Post: RE: "Woodworkers Journal "Irish parlor clock

I've not used them, but there is a big company here in town that might have what you need.
bhh Woodworking 11 2,087 01-13-2021, 05:02 PM
  0 Thread: woodworking vice lubricant and jaw thickness?
Post: RE: woodworking vice lubricant and jaw thickness?

At a shop where I volunteer, the table saw was getting stiff so I bought some Blaster Teflon Dry Lube and it worked great.  I've since added it to my Emmert vise and Unisaw with good results, too.   ...
bhh Woodworking 4 825 01-10-2021, 09:54 PM
  0 Thread: Zoom for Woodworking Club Meetings
Post: RE: Zoom for Woodworking Club Meetings

We (Cincinnati Woodworking Club ) are doing our first one Saturday.  But we have elected to go with Google Meet.   It does not have a time limit and at least to me, clearer audio and video.   You can ...
bhh Woodworking 5 1,173 01-07-2021, 04:55 PM
  0 Thread: Faux barnwood look
Post: RE: Faux barnwood look

BrentDH Wrote: (01-04-2021, 03:56 PM) -- These results aren't very gray, but it did result in a very "aged" look. -- Thanks.   I have heard ...
bhh Finishing 2 883 01-05-2021, 04:33 PM
  0 Thread: Faux barnwood look
Post: Faux barnwood look

Not my usual cuppa tea, but "customer" is looking for something like this for some picture frames Anyone used any of these "instant aged barnwood" stains (or others) and have comments, pros / cons,...
bhh Finishing 2 883 01-03-2021, 05:12 PM
  0 Thread: Maloof finish?
Post: RE: Maloof finish?

according to Sept. 83 FWW -3 coats at 2 day intervals. Equal parts of poly varnish, raw tung oil, and boiled linseed oil."I then apply a final coat of a mixture I mix up on a double boiler: a half gal...
bhh Woodworking 7 1,547 12-16-2020, 09:52 PM
  0 Thread: Crazy new festool offering
Post: RE: Crazy new festool offering

Maybe some of their tools have superior performance, but really, these are wrenches and screwdrivers, how much better can these be?   Is it worth 4x the cost of a good common brand (most of which have...
bhh Woodworking 39 5,649 12-08-2020, 09:38 PM
  0 Thread: biscuit cutters pros and cons
Post: RE: biscuit cutters pros and cons

I have both the Porter Cable and a Delta benchtop.  I use them regularly, particularly for casegoods such as bookcases.  No, they are not as strong as a Domino, but they are a fraction of the cost and...
bhh Woodworking 23 3,390 10-15-2020, 07:18 AM
  0 Thread: Ridgid LSA
Post: RE: Ridgid LSA

I got a Ridgid 12V drill driver a number of years ago.  The batteries went out fairly quickly, then again a couple years later.  The repair shop, who replaced them over the counter, said they were doi...
bhh Woodworking Power Tools 3 927 09-24-2020, 09:20 PM
  0 Thread: PC routers GONE ?
Post: RE: PC routers GONE ?

Admiral Wrote: (09-20-2020, 03:56 PM) -- Agree, late model ones really dropped in quality. I have two 690s that are 20 years old and they are still going strong.  I wouldn't buy any PC branded tools ...
bhh Woodworking Power Tools 22 5,962 09-21-2020, 05:14 PM

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