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12-04-2019 11:38 PM

ebonized wood - 2 replies

im wanting to do a segmented vase and im to cheap to buy black colored wood. I’m going to do the steel wool and vinegar trick. For people who have done this….. how deep will the solution penetrate ? or is it strictly a surface dye ?

04-09-2019 11:31 PM

jet 1.5 hp cyclone - 17 replies

I did the math already and I came up with a .200 under the static pressure loss of the cyclone I bought. this is for a 86 foot run which includes elbows etc like I said I did the math. now this is kinda big for what I actually need but it would be ideal for placement purposes. plus it had a lot of flex hose which lends to a larger static pressur...

03-23-2019 10:52 PM

wood filler or something else ? - 6 replies

So im in the middle of making this ladder chair. As I was flush routing one of the pieces I accidently took too big of a cut and the bit pulled a chunk of wood out. Im using walnut. I was thinking of using wood filler to fix this problem then just sanding it down. Anyone have another idea how to fix this ? only other thing I can think to do i...

03-08-2019 10:31 PM

look its flying - 27 replies

first off new turner. I bought some turning blanks online. they are waxed big time so they are still wet. the blanks that have went flying were both tulip poplar or poplar if you don’t wanna be fancy. first one outside was turned and finished. was cutting out the inside had a catch and heard a crack. At the time I was using a half round 3/...

02-23-2019 03:05 AM

Bought my first lathe - 8 replies

So I decided to go kinda cheap and picked up a jet 1221 step pully lathe. its brand new and was only 420.00 bucks. I wasn’t sure about the step pully but for that price I can deal with it. I saved like 400 compaired to the vs 1221. I got a nova g3 chuck set with it. I have to wait on the stand because its 300 bucks. I did join a club and g...

02-14-2019 11:43 PM

grizzly table saw crosscut sled - 8 replies

for those of you who own a grizzly table saw. With the t slot miter slot. When you have made a crosscut sled what did you use to ride in the miter slot. I have looked at the kreg miter slot bars but they say they are not made for t slot miter slots. I have some maple I can use but id like to use something that wont expand and contract with humid...

02-07-2019 02:19 AM

jointer question or is it ? - 11 replies

so I am going to build a flip top cart. I want to put my planer and jointer on it. I have a grizzly 6 inch benchtop jointer. my question is if I flip this thing upside down( the jointer) will it mess with the infeed side of the table ? meaning the infeed side is set with a screw jack which raises and lowers the table for cut depth.( im dumbin...

01-29-2019 02:03 AM

if you had to choose - 11 replies

so I like to research things way head of time. but I have been looking as oscillating spindle sanders and the 4 inch belt and 6 inch disk combo. currently I just use a palm sander or sand by hand with a block or a stick it works fine . but what do most of you use the spindle sander or the belt disk combo. And which brand do you use? also if you ...

01-24-2019 07:47 PM

Wanna learn to turn - 32 replies

hi newbie on the forum here. just to start im not new to woodworking. I do scroll saw work bandsaw work. make countertops cutting boards. general carpentry bla bla. main reason id like to learn turning is because after a glue up i cant get back to something for a week and many things can go bad in the time depending on temp in my garage and o...


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