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08-01-2012 03:57 PM

Are all scroll saws created equal? - 12 replies

I am looking for a scroll saw. I don’t do a lot of work with it but sometimes I do need one. I would like to just by one from a Lowes or someplace local. What do I need to look for? Is some of the cheaper brands okay? Is there any to avoid? Any help would be great! ChrisWWBeds Custom furniture

08-17-2011 08:22 PM

Fire Retardant Finish - 1 reply

I have a large job that I’m doing that requires a class A fire retardant finish. I thought I had a finish available but come to find out it is not that durable. The customer may need to wipe the beds down with a alcohol based cleaner. Flame Control is the product I was going to use. I need to be able to apply over stain and be durabl...

03-29-2011 12:13 AM

Marquetry and the use of Contact Cement - 3 replies

I am starting off my Marquetry adventure with a big project. It is a murphy bed with a couple whales on the face. Here is a rendering of it: The background will be maple, dark color will be Walnut and the reddish color will be cherry. I have a sign company making me full size templates of each piece and will cut the veneer by hand. I...

09-10-2009 01:41 PM

Pressure Treated Cabinet Grade Plywood - 6 replies

Has anybody had experience or know anything about pressure treated cabinet grade plywood. I am quoting a job in Hawaii and the specs call for all wood to be pressure treated for termites. My suppliers don’t know much about it. I was about to start searching on the net, but thought maybe some LJ’s may have some knowledge in this ...

12-07-2007 01:32 PM

Countertop Problem - 4 replies

I don’t normally build kitchens, but I have a project for my mother-in-law. The problem is on the countertop. There is a row of cabinets and on the left side there is a bar that is open on both sides. Where I have the problem is the different sizes of the counter tops. The cabinets have standard 25” top and the bar is a standard b...

09-01-2007 07:38 PM

Finding Help in Florida - 2 replies

I may be doing a large job at Tyndall AFB in northern Florida. I need to have in place a way to warranty my work. If something needs to be replaced I can’t fly down there to replace items. What I am looking for is someone in that area that can help install cabinets in 120 dorm rooms, about a year from now and then take care of any war...

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