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04-12-2019 04:46 AM

Incra router cabinet - 3 replies

I’m building the Incra router table. I have cut all the parts per the plan. However there are no step by step plans. There are two videos which I have watch a few times. However, there are many steps that someone like myself is experiencing for the first time so many on my questions in this forum will be simple beginner questions and I apolo...

01-19-2018 07:06 PM

belt sander sanding problem - 27 replies

I have a Grizzly 6×48 belt and disk sander that I acquired a while ago. I put Abranet 120 grit paper on the belt and am having a problem when I put the piece of wood up to the sanding paper. The sander is vertical if that makes a difference. When I start to bring the wood in contact the wood bounces up or back . So it is not running smoo...

11-24-2017 08:01 AM

Jobsite Sawstop table question - 10 replies

I want to use a dial indicator to cut 1/4 sawn wood for guitar sides. My plan was to take a strong magnet and glue a dial indicator to it. Then zero out the dial indicator against the saw blade with the magnet holding tight to the table. Then move the fence with the wood to be cut to .070 over toward the dial till it registered.070. Then pla...

07-03-2017 05:04 PM

Walnut oil vs extra virgin olive oil - 3 replies

Walnut oil vs extra virgin olive oil both seem to be used when french Polishing. I am french Polishing a guitar with shellac and am wondering if there are advantages of using one over the other and when to use one over the other. The guitar is rosewood back and sides, Sitka spruce top , mehogany neck and ebony peghead if the materials make a d...

05-09-2017 04:17 PM

Mirka 6x48 belts - 0 replies

I had the. chance to use some Mika Abranet Mesh belts a few months ago. I wanted to buy some but have not been able to get only a couple 120 grit out of Woodcraft in Portland OR. Unfortunately they didn’t have any other grits. I called Mirka and was given the name of the reginal rep. I called him and he said he would get back to me in ...

05-01-2017 02:10 AM

Pore filling acoustic guitar - 11 replies

I’m finishing my first acoustic guitar and have reached the pore filling point on the Indian Risewood back and sides. I will also be pore filling the Sitka spruce top and the mahogany neck. Not wanting to make things harder than they need to be I am doing some test pieces of each material and I am testing with Seal Lac and Aqua Coat as p...


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