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  1. Flute Maker

    DNA Drying Method

    On the dna drying method is straight dna? Are there any specifics as to how long something is to stay in it? For instance if you have an eight inch long mallet ...big end maybe 4" or 5" thick and the handle tapers down to 1 1/2" or so how long should it stay in? Then after dna bath just sit...
  2. Flute Maker

    Method To Hold Flute on Tailstock End

    I turn flutes in 3/4 , 7/8 and 1"...I rout two pieces and glue them together to achieve the bore....Then I put the hollow 1 1/2" blank onto a mandrel and turn it round....Sometimes I need to put it back into the lathe for just a little bit and and want another method beside the...
  3. crokett

    DNA Method For Drying A Bowl

    This is admittedly a very small sample but... a 12" green polar bowl and a 10" green poplar bowl soaked in DNA a few weeks ago are both just about dry and ready to finish. A green 8" walnut bowl that was nonetheless not nearly as wet as the poplar was turned last week and not soaked in DNA. I...
  4. lbtripp

    Is there another method?

    I had to cut 12 legs with a curve on the outside edge starting 12" off the floor. Legs are 48 " long. Inside edges are all straight. I made a template out of MDF, traced the shape onto the blanks and cut to within a 1/8" of the line on the bandsaw. Then using the template I made a jig to cut...
  5. Joe Lyddon

    ** New Method of CPR - No Joke...

    Hi, This is very important... This is NOT a Joke! There is a NEW easier method of CPR! "New Method CPR ": http://woodworkstuffforum.proboards.com/index.cgi?board=woodpolitics&action=display&thread=202 Be sure to read, watch the short video, and learn... You could save a LIFE!
  6. Bear

    What is best method for storing short logs

    Hello everyone, I have a question that surely has been answered before but I could use an answer quickly if someone would be so kind. I have some maple, approximately 20” in diameter that I would like to cut into two pieces for bowls. My question is, how should the wood be treated...
  7. MrAudio815

    sharpening Method by James D. Thompson

    Hey Everyone, I saw this on the same Website that Jeff posted about the 1912-1921 Shop Notes : http://www.ncwoodworker.net/forums/f29/1912-1921-poplar-mechanics-shop-notes-28718/ Thanks Jeff~!!!:notworthy: Looks like a great way to sharpen your tools and save $$$ :icon_thum...
  8. HMH

    Hand Tool Sharpening: What method do you use and why?

    Hey Folks, I'm slowly but surely building a pretty well equiped shop, picking up tools here and there as I need them, and I have recently picked up a pretty good collection of hand planes and chisels that I now need to keep sharp. I've done some research of the various means and methods, but...
  9. Phil S

    Donation method question

    I would like to donate to this great site. Extra cash is getting hard to find but I do have numerous items that woodworkers might want. Could I post items in the classified section and have the funds go directly to the site as a donation? Types of items would most likely be surplus material or...
  10. woodhead

    Shellac rub out method sought HELP!

    Hi All, I posted this on the general board before I saw this finishing one. I have some small boxes that I finished with shellac. I wiped on a lot of 2 lb. coats and got a pretty good surface. But the rubbing out seems so labor intensive. I'm starting with 400g sterated paper then 0000...
  11. woodhead

    Shellac rub out method sought HELP!

    Hi All, I have some small boxes that I finished with shellac. I wiped on a lot of 2 lb. coats and got a pretty good surface. But the rubbing out seems so labor intensive. I'm starting with 400g sterated paper then 0000 steel wool. After this I wax and shine. I don't like waxing with steel...
  12. SteveColes

    New Announcement Method

    From time to time I have had to post important anouncement at the top of most pages. I discovered that even these were many times not noticed by some of our members.:eusa_naug :eek: :slap: :BangHead: So I am testing a new method. Can I get some feedback. Will you notice it and is it too annoying?
  13. MikeH

    If you're a fan of the "scary sharp" method check this out....

    I just got an email newsletter from Wood Magazine and thought this article might be interesting to some.
  14. rick7938

    Scary Sharp Sharpening Method

    I have been reading a lot about this Scary Sharp sharpening method on various internet sites. I have tried it, and it seems to work great. However, I have one question that may be totally irrelevant, but: When you flatten the back of the plane/chisel blade, is it better to move the blade...
  15. J

    CA Finishin - Best Method

    Here is my dilema with turning pens using a CA finish. If apply the CA with a latex glove I always seem to get ripples.....maybe I am applying to much pressure when I apply the finish? If I use a paper towel, Even after 6 coats of CA, I almost instantly sand through even with 800 grit. I am...

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