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10-18-2012 04:20 PM

Lubricant for wet sanding shellac with micro-mesh - 3 replies

I’ve got a project on which I’m applying a shellac finish. I bought some micro-mesh sanding disks to smooth and buff/rub it out to a gloss finish. In my experience dry sanding shellac always clogs the sand paper, and I don’t want to clog the pricey micro-mesh, so I thought I’d wet sand. But what do you use for the lube? I...

08-17-2012 10:35 PM

Routing tight curves - 2 replies

I’m working on a project where I’ll be inlaying the Dodgers logo into cherry, using colored epoxy. The whole logo will be around 6-8” wide. My problem is the ball. The “Dodgers” I’ll be slowly and carefully routing out by hand. But I don’t trust myself doing the small round/circular parts by ha...

01-09-2012 10:28 AM

Wood Species Identification Help - Antique Radio - 10 replies

Hi all, I was hoping you could help me out here. I’ve acquired this old radio that I’m refinishing. There are a couple places where the veneer needs to be patched, but I’m not sure of the wood species, so I don’t know what to buy. At first I thought it was walnut. But after stripping the finish the wood looks too light...

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