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03-14-2016 08:53 PM

pneumatic clamps - 7 replies

I’m building a jig to glue up laminated arms for a project. as I am doing this repetitively I am looking for air clamps without breaking the bank. Anyone out there have any idea’s? thanks Dave Clark Kansas City

10-27-2015 08:35 PM

flipping photo's - 16 replies

does anyone know how to turn a photo when posting a project? I’m posting a grandfather clock, and even tho it is correct in my photo files, when inserted, it appears turned 90 degrees, or is laying down.

03-30-2014 04:53 PM

can I french polish on a lacquer base ? - 3 replies

My question is the title: can I french polish on a lacquer base? I have a lacquer finished box, but would like a better finish – - so I am thinking – - french polishing – but can I use the shellac and alcohol over the lacquer without the lacquer “melting”? Or do I need to remove the lacquer and start over? or ...

11-08-2013 12:05 AM

using Transfast and epoxy - 7 replies

I’m trying to make a monogram in the top of a jewelry box, I had the initials laser engraved in a nice piece of “tiger” maple. purchased some T-88 epoxy adhesive from Woodcraft along with a bottle of Black Transfast water soluble dye (powder). mixed the powder in the resin added hardener, and applied it to the engraved initial...

07-23-2012 02:02 PM

Mango - 7 replies

I have been building bead boxes for the current rage: pandora,troll & other brands of bead bracelets, necklaces etc. Past choices for wood have been cherry, bubinga, & walnut. I now have a customer who wants one out of Mango wood. I have been looking for a source and am finding it difficult. Does anyone out there have a good sourc...

07-16-2012 01:31 PM

adjustable assembly/work station - 15 replies

I am trying to find or design an adjustable work table. something that will lift or lower the project to a comfortable working height. does anyone out there have a plan or design, or have one of these?

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