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08-17-2015 01:17 AM

Perfect is the enemy of good - 10 replies

A fun learning point from a recent project: Due to inexperience, I typically learn a lot with each project I complete. After the finish dried on my recent outdoor table, I moved it out to the back patio. After a couple days of basking in the sun, wood movement started to affect the top, which cupped s...

03-29-2015 02:06 AM

Just clicked "Place Order" on the Domino XL - 31 replies

Talk me off the ledge – I’ve just stepped into the world of Green and Black. I have been woodworking for about 2.5 years now, and am getting comfortable enough with the furniture build process to tackle most basic types of pieces. I use sketchup to design / modify designs, then build starting with rough lumber. At this point I hav...

11-09-2014 04:41 PM

Help with lacquer - 9 replies

Hi all, I am (trying to) finish up a humidor I’m working on, which is based on the Wood Whisperer guild plans. I’m attempting a high gloss lacquer finish. This is my first time working with lacquer. The wood/veneer was sealed with shellac, then pore filled with Timbermate. I used spray can lacquer, a brand from Lowes since I co...

09-27-2014 11:47 PM

Deal alert: Incra 1000HD Miter Gauge - 7 replies

Just saw that Rockler is having a sale on the Incra 1000HD Miter Gauge at $120 That’s $70 off of retail and about $35 cheaper than amazon prime. I just picked one up.

09-04-2014 11:59 PM

Greatest amazon review ever? - 9 replies

I recently misplaced my hammer, and was shopping on amazon tonight for a new one when I came across this actual customer review. I definitely clicked “Yes” when asked if this review was helpful to me. Customer Review 11 of 12 people found the following review helpfulBy Attorney Man...

06-29-2014 07:01 PM

Help - it's raining rust on my table saw! - 22 replies

Hi Lumberjocks, I’m having a problem with my shop ceiling. My shop is located in an unfinished room under my garage (connected by a stairway without a door.) It sits adjacent to my basement with a door connecting to the finished part of the basement, so the shop is below grade. I’ve been woodworking a little over a year and a h...

02-06-2014 12:28 AM

Sanding Unfinished Outdoor Furniture - 8 replies

Hi all, First time starting a thread, long time reader of threads. I am building a set of Adirondack chairs for use outside if spring ever comes. They are made from white oak and I’m choosing to go with no finish and allow the chairs to weather to that silver-grey appearance that I’ve read about. I’m kinda excited to watch t...

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