Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'refurbishing'

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Outdoor Wood Furniture & Wood Rot

07-20-2019 01:53 PM by WoodshopTherapy | 0 comments »

I recently repaired a picnic table that was suffering from a bad case of wood rot. The table had some mild issues on the body, but the top was not built to withstand the outdoor elements. See how this came apart and how I replaced parts so they would last much longer and resist wood rot. Video –

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Repair damage to lacquer finish?

07-12-2019 01:07 PM by WoodshopTherapy | 2 comments »

In this video, I show how to repair a damaged area of a lacquer finish. There’s also a link to a video about how to identify what type of finish is on a piece of furniture Repair a Lacquer Finish – Finish Identification –

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Curiosity made me do it #2: Used Power Tool pricing (AKA Is this tool a good deal?)

05-24-2019 12:43 AM by CaptainKlutz | 1 comment »

There are hundreds of threads with folks asking about used tool pricing. Getting tired of posting same information over and over in threads, so decided to list all here:What is Great price on used tool?What is Good price on used tool?What is Fair price on a used tool? All these are hard to answer. Let’s discuss some areas that impact tool pricing. Condition:Condition is important. Every tool is unique in the use/abuse, maintenance, and/or refurbishment; that defines the cond...

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Cleaning Up An Old Hand Saw

05-23-2019 07:08 PM by wrenchhead | 1 comment »

I picked up a Disston D8 thumb hole saw to replace my old Bishop rip saw. I cleaned it up enough to make it a great user but not loose the character and patina. I think it’s ready for another lifetime of service

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POUL JENSEN Z CHAIR RESTORATION #1: Chair disassembled and details inspection

05-19-2019 09:34 PM by Tango | 4 comments »


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How to Pull Brad Nails and Finishing Nails

05-17-2019 10:25 AM by WoodshopTherapy | 5 comments »

I thought I’d share some trade secrets about how to remove brad nails and finishing nails. These are a real challenge to pull out so I show 4 examples of how to pull out these nails to share some knowledge. I hope you find this helpful. Scott –

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How to Remove Broken Dowels

03-28-2019 11:28 PM by WoodshopTherapy | 0 comments »

In the past I’ve struggled to remove dowels, but in time, I’ve developed a few techniques. I thought I would share them in a video for others to use. Let me know what you think

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Curiosity made me do it #1: Grizzly Paint Colors

03-25-2019 02:00 AM by CaptainKlutz | 1 comment »

Was curious if I could find a Grizzly touch up paint color that would match a Geetech jointer I own. Since site does catalog information on non-US made wood working tools, touch up colors can be hard to find for off brand, now antique Taiwan made wood working tools. Ended up digging out this paint color summary in Grizzly parts catalog that I thought might be nice to share: Grizzly PPAINT-1 – N/S GRIZZLY GREEN G1023SGrizzly PPAINT-1A – N/S GRIZZLY GREEN G1023S AE...

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Handplane restoration

03-02-2019 03:15 PM by Reinan | 2 comments »

A year or so ago my dad decided it was time for me to have my great grandfathers planes, a Stanley no. 3 and a Siegley no. 7. Both had been sitting in his shed for the better part of 2 decades and had been largely forgotten about. They were it pretty rough shape, though considering they are 80-100 years old, I suppose that could be expected somewhat. Recently, I decided it was time to do something about it. After disassembly and a soak in evaporust, I could see that I was ...

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Vise rehab #2: The other jaw done

12-28-2018 05:32 PM by bandit571 | 2 comments »

Finally got a day to finish the vise rehab…had to tear out the old. First, the moving part was removed… And set aside…which left this.. Layer of Pine. I had chopped out a place for the vise to sit behind….screws holding it in place were all buggered up..Chisel to split off the “veneer”, and a pair of Visegrips to remove the screws…right into a trashcan. Was able to remove the two lags from under the vise…and set them aside…with ...

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