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04-29-2016 11:11 AM

Question on bowties/butterflies - 4 replies

Was watching a show last eve, Life Below Zero, and the guy was repairing a crack in a plastic sled. He used a method called “hole stop”. He drilled a small hole at the end of the crack and, in plastic, this will stop the crack from growing. My question…....would this work in wood? Has anyone ever done this in wood? Thanks.

11-19-2012 04:03 PM

Ideas needed on this ! - 11 replies

I have made this out of walnut—-a small serving board and knife—-and I want to make an indentation/hollow to hold the small jar. It measures 8’’ x 5’’. I only want it about 1/8’’ to 1/4’’ deep….just enough to hold thejar in place. I dont have a forstner bit that big—2...

04-27-2012 11:03 PM

Disston saw ? - 2 replies

A friend gave me this Disston backsaw today and I was wondering if someone could give me some ideas/suggestions on cleaning it up. I did some research on it at——and all I can really tell is that it is OLD! It has CAST STEEL and the HE of Henry and whatever and then WARRANT...

04-20-2012 12:48 AM

Teak Oil Problem !!! - 7 replies

I have a rustic old cedar stump that I sained with Danish oil. It turned out great but then a few days later, I went and applied teak oil also. My question is….how can I get the finishes OFF ? Will DNA work? Can a high pressure car wash wand do it? I have tried sanding with various types—wheels, grinders, paper, etc. and it just...

04-08-2012 09:33 PM

Craftsman 14'' Bandsaw ?? - 37 replies

I just became aware of this new bandsaw that Craftsman has just started selling…at least they say it is new. It is a Craftsman 14-INCH BAND SAW Model #Model# BAS350. They are listing it for $382.49 on sale. Here is the link to the page site—-

03-04-2012 02:19 AM

Finish Over Ink ?? - 2 replies

Does anyone have any experience/ideas on finishing over ink. I have a cherry box lid that I have indented and inked with the University of Virginia “saber” logo. I have indented the logo in the wood pretty good and then used a blue-ink ball point pen to outline the logo. The logo is very well defined and I am wondering if dani...

02-23-2012 01:15 PM

Weathered Wood Finish Question - 4 replies

I found an old piece of weathered wood/log/stump on a mountain-side. I am really not sure what the wood is but think it’s either maple or oak. Its “foot print” is about 4’ long x 18’’ high x 2’ wide. I have pressure washed it, power-sanded it, used an air hose on it, and last, but not least, I...

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