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  1. Rubbing out Zpoxy finishing resin, and scratches.

    I have been on a journey the past couple of years trying to accomplish Urushi finishing techniques.Of course I am not using Urushi,trying to avoid the potential of rashes and allergic reactions...and...
  2. i'll check the lost wood,but it isn't double...

    i'll check the lost wood,but it isn't double axis.it is only a single axis,but instead of 1 scrap board in the middle,there is another 90˚Tangentially[head to tail]
  3. Turning and reconstructing turning: info/articles request

    I know i saw an article or two in the AAW periodical regarding:2 woods of same species glued to a dummy wood[dummy wood sandwich].Turn the glued assembly to shape,remove dummy wood and re-assemble....
  4. choices of outboard turning attacments

    I have a PM 3520b and have decided on either a Vicmarc or a Robust. Both articulate and the robust is more expensive.My question is:Any tutorials out there[i checked mustard monster] that would walk...
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    Outboard turning

    I have a PM 3520b lathe.I want to turn some oversize pieces.I was going to go with the PM made extension with banjo but now i am leaning to the Vicmarc..it seems to lend itself to more applications....
  6. i can see the issue of space for the photo's...

    i can see the issue of space for the photo's .there still is a lot of photo sharing, esp. in turners forum.That is part of what i like about sawmill,not having to leave the site to view a pic...
  7. paper clip missing in Private message?

    I have been able to attach pic's in threads but i cannot find a paper clip for attaching pic's in Private messages.I see where you can insert an image,but it requires a URL,and my jpegs don't have a...
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    Good idea,i'll check it out

    Good idea,i'll check it out
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    Gold powder substitute?

    I would like to use some gold powder in a final coat of black pigmented finish,such as Urushi finishes of Japan.I think real gold is out of the question.Anyone know a good substitute for real gold...
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    Photog input wanted/backdrop paper

    I am thinking of getting some Adorama #57 Thunder grey,anyone tried?Any complaints?This is for a backdrop for my turned pc.'s.The graduated sheets[no. 9] for example...do you think they are...
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    check into Calif. Nutmeg, i stumbled across a pc....

    check into Calif. Nutmeg, i stumbled across a pc. It is pale yellow,carves great and has little variation in color/tone.Since i picked it up by accident, i don't know a source...smells like nutmeg as...
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    Not to veer too far,I have had good success with...

    Not to veer too far,I have had good success with some pro grade water-borne urethanes.The ones i have used are used are high% urethane used in the wood floor finishing.I have rubbed out a finish...
  13. New info:Compare Freud Dado with Amana

    Need a little info on comparing two dado sets i have,so i can sell one set and keep the other.Freud 8" made in Italy.12 tooth outside blades.4 at 9/32" chippers,1 at 5/32" model D208m.Amana 8" made...
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    Compare Freud Dado with Amana

    The Unisaw i bought came with a Amana Dado set.It looks like it was never used or very little.I already had a Freud dado set.How would you compare the two sets.I am happy with the freud, but have...
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    I used imagebowser cuz i have a canon camera and...

    I used imagebowser cuz i have a canon camera and i prefered it to iPhoto til i could afford Elements.
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    Best Software for image editing

    Got a new iMac to replace my very old imac.I take pic's of my wood turning, with my 35mm Canon digital camera.I used to use Canon's 'imagebrowser' to view and edit my pic's, with the intention of...
  17. Caliper search for small mouth hollow form

    I'm looking to make or buy a caliper for checking wall thickness on a hollow form with an opening of less than 5/8".I know Fennell has one, but it is for the area just under the opening.I would like...
  18. Ready for a Incra Router table insert, and where to buy one?

    I'm looking for the Incra router table insert that is 3/8" thick Aluminum and the Mag-loc rings.Best price so far has been Incramental..$99.I haven't seen it available many other places.If you know...
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    Re-surface cabinets

    I want to put Alder veneer over melamine cabinets.Most of the cab.'s[faceless Euro style] can be covered with alder iron on tape.there is one side tho that is 30" high by 2' deep that i would like to...
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    In some pieces i like to leave the pith in at...

    In some pieces i like to leave the pith in at just about rim height[bowls] and turn it thin and take off the lathe and watch what happens.It's nice to see a piece warp,i think it adds interest.IMO,...
  21. Scrapers out of ice skates..other sources for good steel

    I had a pair of ice skates form my rearing in Wis., now i live in Az.,...not much ice here nor do i have the inclination.I cut the blades off the skates and made a no. of scraper shapes with them. I...
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    I got mine from d-way.

    I got mine from d-way.
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    New CBN wheel..comments

    Well i broke down and got a CBN wheel,I have to say[keep in mind i've used it for a week] it does not seem to bring up an aggressive bur..has your exp. been the same? and if so how do you get around...
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    Pressure cooking wood

    I want to bend some wood turnings i have done, and was thinking of using a pressure cooker with water and glycerin mixture.I googled it but did not get very far...any thots..Thanks Rob
  25. It is not warm to the touch,it looks no diff. a...

    It is not warm to the touch,it looks no diff. a reg. 20 amp breaker..so i am at a loss to say that it is a gfci never having seen one in an elec. panel.The closest description, if you look real close...
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