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03-26-2016 01:22 PM

portable planers - 6 replies

Hello fellow lumber jocks. I am in the market for a new bench top planer and was wondering if anyone has one with the segmented cutter head and if so are they any quieter than the ones with straight blades. Some manufactures of cutter head style claim to be quieter. Fine woodworking has an article out listing db noise levels stating the ones th...

03-05-2013 08:38 AM

using water soluble Lockwood dyes - 8 replies

I am making a white oak end table and was considering finishing it with lockwood dye. This would be my first time using a water soluble dye and was wondering if anyone that has used them has any info they would like to share. Thanks, Jerry

12-19-2012 05:50 PM

turning curly maple - 8 replies

Hi fellow lumber jocks. I recently bought some 8/4 curly maple for table legs for some tables and night stands I am going to make. I was wondering if anyone has turned curly maple and if there was lots of tear out? Any info would be much appreciated. Thanks, Jerry O

03-16-2012 01:25 PM

What kind of top coat to use for walnut finished with danish oil. - 8 replies

Hello fellow lumberjocks, I have just made a plaque for a guy retiring at work out of walnut. I finished it with 2 coats of med. walnut danish oil and was wondering if anyone could give suggestions about what kind of top coat to use. Can I use a water based top coat over an oil finsh? Any info about what has worked for you would be greatly appr...

02-25-2012 03:15 PM

Ryobi AP1301 13 inch planer/ problem . - 3 replies

I recently bought this planer from HD for a great price. I have had the same model for 4 years and it has worked fine. When I test cut a piece of 4/4 oak it would not run through the planer. Same result with a piece of pine. The boards were flat and square on all surfaces. I rose the cutter head and saw that the infeed and outfeed rollers were w...

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