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  0 Thread: Johnson Paste Wax is discontinued
Post: RE: Johnson Paste Wax is discontinued

Willyou Wrote: (Today, 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 one ...
MichaelMouse Woodworking 15 362 6 hours ago
  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 13 569 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 5 547 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 3 278 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 3 236 04-26-2022, 10:01 AM
  0 Thread: Gray Elm
Post: RE: Gray Elm

jteneyck Wrote: (04-26-2022, 09:20 AM) -- I've never heard of gray elm.  Elm is rated as poor for rot resistance, but elm was THE wood of choice for wagon wheel hubs because its interlocking grain ma...
MichaelMouse Woodworking 10 557 04-26-2022, 09:58 AM
  0 Thread: Supernova chuck opinions?
Post: RE: Supernova chuck opinions?

arnman Wrote: (04-13-2022, 02:28 PM) -- A few more pictures of some of the parts.  Notice the different size of the "loose" jaws compared to those mounted on the Supernova.  Is there supposed to be a...
MichaelMouse Woodturning 18 817 04-13-2022, 03:27 PM
  0 Thread: Supernova chuck opinions?
Post: RE: Supernova chuck opinions?

arnman Wrote: (04-07-2022, 08:20 AM) -- I've not turned anything yet.  I am assembling all the supplies needed.  I have a lathe with a 12 inch swing.  I might want to turn some small bowls or plates....
MichaelMouse Woodturning 18 817 04-07-2022, 04:08 PM
  0 Thread: Baby-Safe Paint for Toys?
Post: RE: Baby-Safe Paint for Toys?

cromulentone Wrote: (11-11-2020, 01:11 PM) -- Hi everyone, I'm looking to build some wooden toys that would be safe for a baby to gnaw on, but want an opaque glossy painted finish. I've done some ...
MichaelMouse Finishing 7 1,586 04-05-2022, 05:15 PM
  0 Thread: Powermatic 2014 lathe questions
Post: RE: Powermatic 2014 lathe questions

Calgary Bill Wrote: (04-04-2022, 01:20 PM) -- Just joined the forum and am looking for some info.  Have purchased the Powermatic 2014 and while waiting for delivery I want to build a bench for it.  M...
MichaelMouse Woodturning 7 360 04-05-2022, 07:38 AM
  0 Thread: Felt Wheel Sources
Post: RE: Felt Wheel Sources

Timberwolf Wrote: (03-23-2022, 09:35 AM) -- .................... I have made a couple of small leather wheels {45 and 60*} shaped to strop inside a "V" tool...probably the most difficult carving tool...
MichaelMouse Woodturning 12 878 03-23-2022, 01:48 PM
  0 Thread: Sound insulation for DC
Post: RE: Sound insulation for DC

Juss1 Wrote: (03-18-2022, 09:54 AM) -- Just picked up a new (to me) 3hp DC. Sounds like a jet in my small shop.  I want to make a small enclosure attached to my shop and put some noise dampening mate...
MichaelMouse Woodworking Power Tools 7 445 03-18-2022, 11:09 AM
  0 Thread: Sanding recommendation for minimalist
Post: RE: Sanding recommendation for minimalist

pannierpacker Wrote: (03-13-2022, 02:29 AM) -- I am a minimalist but have taken on the project of modifying a table and am currently attempting to strip off stain/varnish.  I already own a finishing ...
MichaelMouse Woodworking Power Tools 2 218 03-13-2022, 05:07 AM
  0 Thread: Barn wood pictures for ID
Post: RE: Barn wood pictures for ID

fishhh4 Wrote: (03-07-2022, 07:50 AM) -- I call that look in the grain Feathered. That is what one of my wood suppliers said it was. Only saw it in Ash. This is the only one left and is not as pron...
MichaelMouse Woodworking 10 943 03-07-2022, 06:31 PM
  0 Thread: Barn wood pictures for ID
Post: RE: Barn wood pictures for ID

Cabinet Monkey Wrote: (03-06-2022, 10:45 AM) -- Generally speaking , yes. But SE Michigan would certainly have had access to it. K...
MichaelMouse Woodworking 10 943 03-06-2022, 11:11 AM
  0 Thread: cutting a curved rebate
Post: RE: cutting a curved rebate

Use a pin-type marking gage to score. Score, remove waste, repeat.  Watch not to work upgrain when scoring.  I'd use a router after scoring.  What I've found acceptable in the past. If you're an ant...
MichaelMouse Woodworking Hand Tools 11 803 03-05-2022, 01:07 PM
  0 Thread: CA glue Question
Post: RE: CA glue Question

NORM ABRAHAM Wrote: (02-28-2022, 10:09 PM) -- Has anyone had an experience with CA glue compromising Titebond 3? I was using some CA glue to fill some very small gaps, it seemed to go all the way thr...
MichaelMouse Woodworking 2 391 03-01-2022, 11:01 AM
  0 Thread: resource for 'standards in cabinet/furniture design'
Post: RE: resource for 'standards in cabinet/furniture d...

mr_skittle Wrote: (02-27-2022, 09:56 AM) -- I've recently taken the plunge from hobbyist to a professional woodworker and my business has taken off like a rocket! This is fantastic news, but in less ...
MichaelMouse Woodworking 15 867 02-27-2022, 11:29 AM
  0 Thread: Wood ID
Post: RE: Wood ID

Jax1290 Wrote: (02-19-2022, 03:53 PM) -- Ive been trying to ID this particular floor board! It is located in an old central  east michigan barn near Lake Huron. It’s reddish brown in color very hard ...
MichaelMouse Woodworking 1 477 02-19-2022, 07:10 PM
  0 Thread: Barn wood ID
Post: RE: Barn wood ID

Scoony Wrote: (02-19-2022, 09:06 AM) -- Looking at the end grain, I am going to say an oak of some type.    I have some chestnut in the shop, and the end grain looks nothing like that. -- Reiteratin...
MichaelMouse Woodworking 10 902 02-19-2022, 10:45 AM

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