i need to bend so 1/8" Italian Poplar just a little a bit further than it wants to. It always snaps right before I get the needed bend.
As an experiment, I soaked it overnight in lukewarm water, and then i was able to bend it to the needed radius (and tighter).
Anything that could be...
At first I want to say that this accident is totally my own fault.
My "push stick accident".
Cutting a 2×4 in thin strips I made a fatal error doing this.
I was using a plastic push stick (I get this with my table saw) and was guiding the wood with my thumb.
As the pieces getting smaller at...
I am getting ready to vacuum bag a bent part-11"x7'x4plys, and was getting ready to order Better Bond Ultra-CAT PPR veneer glue from VeneerSupplies, but they are out of stock- at first it was till this Friday, but now they have bumped it another week…I'm anxious and afraid they may just keep...
Karson mentioned this handbook in a comment he posted on a bending machine someone had posted here, so I looked it up, and was amazed at the amount of information held in this book. from structural characteristics of different wood species, to milling, staining, deceases, infections, drying, and...
A friend of mine showed me a cabinet James Krenov made for him some time in the 70s.
Wish I could describe the feeling of the dovetails as my fingers touched them! Every drawer
still had the let go after all these years. door latches still firm and hinges smooth.