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    I agree and apologize. I saw "oil" but did not...

    I agree and apologize. I saw "oil" but did not see "mineral oil."
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    The only way I would chance that one is if I...

    The only way I would chance that one is if I could do it in stages. Oil on, wipe off. Allow 2 to 4 weeks until there is no odor. Then I would still use an intermediate coat of de-waxed shellac before...
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    Actually, Reed, those are the ones that wear...

    Actually, Reed, those are the ones that wear quickly. I have a smaller chuck so the 2-1/8 drills all of the recesses for me.
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    Which Diamond Hone for Forstners

    I learned how to sharpen my forstners using a Rockler EZE-lap kit. Never fully satisfying and the honing paddle is worn through.

    Any recommendations on a longer lasting flat diamond hone?

    I...
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    Thank you for all the help and the joke is on me....

    Thank you for all the help and the joke is on me. It was clicking at slow speed, once per chuck revolution. Turns out it was a jaw screw that had fallen out and was making noise like a quarter in a...
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    I'll check, Sid. And no I have not, Dick. Good...

    I'll check, Sid. And no I have not, Dick. Good idea.
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    Delta 46-460 Bearing replacements

    No doubt this has been covered, but I can't spot a thread. The clicking I am hearing may be a worn bearing in the headstock. Delta has these ball bearings in stock, so no problem.

    Were there...
  8. Thread: New Sander

    by Brian Kent
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    I am very happy with the performance - smoothness...

    I am very happy with the performance - smoothness and quietness - of Harbor Freight's Chicago Variable Speed Electric Close Quarters Drill with Keyless Chuck. I use it on a very slow speed and it is...
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    I agree. No white diamond powder. The buffing...

    I agree. No white diamond powder. The buffing will be with the carnuba wheel or a 3" lamb's wool pad after the wax. I am opting for a multi-multi-coat poly finish and epoxy on the inside of some...
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    Final stage for buffing

    I have some walnut pieces that I am finishing to glossy, starting with 8 to 10 coats of wipe-on poly, leveled with 800 sandpaper before the final coat. I have Black Bison wax polish or Renaissance...
  11. I agree, Pat.

    I agree, Pat.
  12. If the small chalice is acceptable. I can use the...

    If the small chalice is acceptable. I can use the remaining wood for another pitcher. And yes, I got some system 3 epoxy for the insides of the inlaid pieces.
  13. Thank you Mel. The funny part of this is that...

    Thank you Mel. The funny part of this is that there is no way the communion pieces will be lost on the table. The congregation views the table from the side and there is a bright white wall behind...
  14. Need opinions on 2 inlay pieces of a large communion set

    This is a commissioned work by Claremont School of Theology using some some of Sam Maloof’s walnut. The communion set will sit on Sam Maloof's Walnut altar table at the seminary.


    When the...
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    Gap filler on laminated piece

    I placed the maple inlays in the walnut. This is a unique piece of wood, from Sam Maloof's stock. It will be one of 7 pieces of an altar communion set for a seminary, so I really can't start over...
  16. Thread: Ionizers

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    We tried one to clean up odors in a large public...

    We tried one to clean up odors in a large public space. The smell was worse than what we were trying to clean up.
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    And furthermore, I always agree with Prashun...

    And furthermore, I always agree with Prashun Patel. :)
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    This one:...

    This one: https://www.ridgid.com/us/en/14-gallon-high-performance-wet-dry-vac
    I got this Rigid 1450 at Home Depot for $99. I have 2 Rigid shop vacs - one smaller one from 10 years back and the 1450....
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    Allen, I don't have an answer t your question,...

    Allen, I don't have an answer t your question, but I do know that you can get in touch with Doug Thompson by calling him. He likes the phone :)
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    What kind of wood is the top right of picture 2?...

    What kind of wood is the top right of picture 2? Beautiful assortment.
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    As usual, I agree with Prashun 100$. That's what...

    As usual, I agree with Prashun 100$. That's what I use too.
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    By frosty, I just mean when the micro-droplets...

    By frosty, I just mean when the micro-droplets are not connected to each other. It is not milky. Does each coat need to have a connected layer? Particles against each other?
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    Thank you, Barry. Those were my questions too.

    Thank you, Barry. Those were my questions too.
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    Thank you everyone. I am trying to just get it...

    Thank you everyone. I am trying to just get it wet, but I am probably using too much. If I spray so lightly that it looks like a frosty window rather than a consistent surface, will it level out?
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    Spraying lacquer

    I have been trying rattle can lacquer on chalices. How do you keep it from sagging?

    I have read that I can smooth it out with a brush and/or sand to level.

    Any better ideas?

    Curly Maple,...
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