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04-22-2009 06:11 AM

I'm looking for specialty box hardware with tennis theme - 1 reply

Does anyone know a good source where I might find specialty box hardware? I’m looking specifically for tennis theme hardware; latch, handle and/or hinges. Thanks,Slooper

03-07-2009 08:21 PM

Choosing a biscuit joiner: Porter-Cable or Makita? - 33 replies

I am debating between a couple biscuit joiners (Porter-Cable 557 and Makita 3901) and am wondering if anyone who uses either or both of these brands can give me some feedback to tip the scales one way or the other. I’ve never used a biscuit joiner and do not have access to a store that carries them, therefore I cannot get my hands on th...

02-07-2009 10:19 PM

Need help with condensation problem during finishing. - 4 replies

This morning I took my project outside to put a first coat of water born poly on. After the specified drying time I went to sand with 320 grip paper so I could apply the second coat and the poly peeled off like dry skin. I can’t seems to sand it smooth. I noticed what I thought to be condensation during the application of the poly. I tr...

12-21-2008 07:25 AM

Need some help with chisels/sharpening - 36 replies

I’ve got a conundrum for which I could use some advice to see my way through. I have a cheap set of chisels, the ones you’d buy in a hardware store. I’ve been hoping to hone my sharpening skills on these cheap ones before I invest in an expensive set, but I am having very little success. I’m beginning to wonder if thes...

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