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04-06-2010 03:15 PM

Mulberry - 6 replies

What can anyone tell me about the Characteristics of Mulberry. I.E. Is it good turning, furniture, or just heating a home. Indoors or out. Anything. Thanks. Plang

04-05-2010 04:05 AM

Cabinet door hinges - 1 reply

I am building my first cabinet which is a CD/DVD cabinet in which the doors are also shelves. The doors are 3/4 Plywood and are 18X40X7 inches deep and hold about 150 to 200 CDs on its 6 shelves. yes alot of weight. So, never having built a cabinet before I would like to know what type of hinge will hold such weight. I have tried a heavy dut...

04-01-2010 08:39 PM

edge joining plywood - 6 replies

In a past post I asked about tile over particleboard, and with the responces I received I decided to go with plywood. Thanks for the responces. So now I would like to know if plywood will edge joint as well as solid wood with just a glue joint. I have several sheets of 24X96 but need a pieced that is 34 inches wide by 52 inches long. Remembe...

03-24-2010 11:38 PM

Will this work in El Paso - 1 reply

I have an inventory of five eights inch dog eared cedar that is used for fencing, no not sword fighting, that came from Home Depot. My grandsons first grade teacher asked me to make an planter box measuring 4’X4’ by about twelve inches deep, and with legs it will set about two foot tall. So my plan is to edge glue, with tightbond, ...

03-21-2010 07:51 PM

Tile over Particle Board - 7 replies

Do I need to take any steps to prepare Particle Board for covering it with Ceramic Tile? Will the PB react in anyway to the tile addhesive, or should I use a different base? Thanks

03-13-2010 11:25 PM

Black pipe for clamps - 5 replies

I was given some pipe clamps tha thad some areas of the pipe showing the bare metal. Should I just leave them alone, or is there something I should recoat them with to prevent rust? Thanks

03-20-2009 04:57 PM

Gluing two surfaces - 4 replies

I am making two boxes from Walnut with a inner lining of Alder. My question is, will these two woods be compatable with just a glue joint or should I use some sort of other way to connect them together to allow for wood movement? The alder is 6X 10 inches and 7/8 inch thick as is the Walnut. Thanks

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