Agree with you on the stool making for family... It's alot of fun knowing that your making something for someone that will always be supporting and reminding them of you... Have also , like you , made for my granddaughter and for my…"
"Try using sanding sponages, they conform to any shape. I have used them on the three church chairs and other project where I have sand in confined spaces or on an angle. They come in all different grades."
"I have an old clock radio from the eighties, when I do not have one of the power tool running the tunes are on. Oldies and some country. Most of time the tools are running and making to much noise hear the radio... "
"As you guys say i scorrect I also hate my jigsaws. I have spend numerous hours trying to get these saw to cut a correct line. I own a Sear vintage barrel that is good for cutting smallholes in wall board and a old Black and Decker that will not…"
"I used both Minwax and Cabot both have their own best features. I have pick some of both stain at Lowes mistint section for 1to 2 dollars a can. I have some success at mixing stains to come up with different colors. As for top coats I use mainly…"
"I am into making wooden pens, I have some very exotic woods from a local craftmans wood store. There are end cuts I can get maybe two or three pen blanks from each piece.I am giving them to family members for Xmas..."
"Before staining the whole piece check to see that a scrape piece will take the stain evenly. Poplar will not stain evenly due the wood structure. I have heard if this the case use brown fabric dye or stain conditioner to even out the wood. Then use…"
"I have used Kreg to make bathroom cabinets and also three Walnut chairs for the church that have been used every sunday during two services. The chairs were put together with only pocket joints without glue. The only glue used was to hold the plugs…"
I have built many kitchens and finally decided to buy the Foreman, because my latest kitchen consisted of 28 cabinets and I was over my hand hurting from all the drilling, moving the clamp etc., it seemed like a smart choice.