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09-04-2015 04:17 PM

Older Jet TS price - 5 replies

I’m considering this TS. What does everyone think?!

02-03-2014 02:38 AM

10 year kiln dried cherry. - 5 replies

I have an opportunity to buy 400 board feet of 4/4 cherry. The seller told me the cherry was kiln dried to 7% moisture content initially, but since has been stored in a non humidity controlled environment for the last 10 years. What would the moisture content in the lumber be now? My guess would be greater than 7%, but would it still be sta...

09-25-2011 04:16 AM

Mortise, tenon and maybe epoxy? - 14 replies

Hey guys. Looking for a little guidance here. I’m getting ready for the final glue up of a storage bench and noticed that a few of the joinery is really loose. I didn’t do the best of job with some of the mortises and the tenons are loose. Should/can I use epoxy in these joints to fill in some of the gaps or just use titebond. ...

05-27-2011 10:21 PM

I was thinking black lacquer, but open to all suggestions. - 6 replies

I’m almost finished a bathroom vanity based on this my wife saw at Lowes. My version is made of poplar and I was leaning towards finishing it with a water based black lacquer. The problem is I can’t seem to find a place here that has black lacquer and this would be the first time using it. I was wondering what the best approac...

06-30-2010 02:45 AM

Card Scraper guidance needed. - 21 replies

Hello LJ’s. I’ve convinced myself that I need to pick up a card scraper. I’ve read some article and listened to some advice from this site. My question isn’t so much about the card scraper, but more towards the burnishing. I see at Rockler/Woodcraft I can purchase a burnisher. I was wondering if I could get away wi...

05-05-2010 02:34 AM

Best finish for bathroom vanity top - 10 replies

I’m about to put the finishing touches on a walnut bathroom vanity with a maple top. The sink will be a drop in sink resting on the maple top. I have a lot to learn about finishng. Here’s my question. What would be the best finish for the maple top? I will not be staining the top. My wife wants to see the wood grain. My conc...

04-05-2010 11:36 PM

Jointer - Craiglist - 14 replies

What do you guys think. Worth the $$? I don’t have a jointer, but could really use one. I’m just wondering if this is a good deal or should I consider something else.

03-05-2010 11:05 PM

How long do I have to wait? - 16 replies

Hi everyone. Simple question here. I just picked up some 4/4 walnut and maple. How long do I need to let it sit in my shop to acclimate until I can start working with it? I can’t wait to get started on my project, but I don’t want mess it up from the very beginning.

02-22-2010 04:40 AM

USA hockey winning 4-2 in the third! - 10 replies

I didn’t see this coming. USA up 4-2 against Canada in the third period! Very surprising against a very good Canada team.

02-19-2010 04:54 AM

What is the best place to purchase H&L sandpaper? - 1 reply

Hello everyone. I just finished constructing a V-drum sander and was wondering where the best place to buy H&L sandpaper by the yard. I don’t want to purchase an entire roll untill I’m sure I’ll be happy with the sander. Is there a place where I can buy say 5 or 6 ft of 3” H&L paper without paying too much?

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