Shop time and dovetails (at last)
After what seemed to me (someone who's lived in a state where winter was 3 months-Jan, Feb, March--Florida, where there is no winter and Texas where winter lasts from Jan to Feb) an interminal winter, the garage finally warmed up to 40 today and I could no...
Lamp Mounting Plates Day 2: Progress
Got a hold of some free time today during naps and continued work on Jim's aspen mounting plates for his new garage lights.
I took the two blanks of wood that I had sketched the design on from last time--here's the picture from the last entry to refresh...
I've been following Paul Sellers on YouTube as I continue to learn this magnificent new hobby/trade. One of his methods I found intriguing was his approach to sawing out the dovetail joinery with a backsaw and then chiseling out the waste from both sides using a knife wall as a guide. Now he is...
Welcome to Lumber Jocks Saw Swap 2014.
All input and advice are welcome to make this a great experience.
We can make saw from kits, repurpose saws, make your own
from different suppliers, and basically have fun making a useful
saw for your shop.
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This is a skill...
If the project I am building has been sanded and sealed with a sanding sealer, and if I go over it with a 400 grit sandpaper to remove the fuzz, how much can I sand before the sanding sealer is removed? In other words, how deep does the sealer penetrate the wood? (pine in this case)