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    The most effective stripper to use on oil based...

    The most effective stripper to use on oil based and waterborne finish is a stripper containing methylene chloride. It is the fastest and does the most complete removal. Be sure to read and follow...
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    Here is some info that should be helpful. Here...

    Here is some info that should be helpful.

    Here are some general rules based on Nagyszalanczy's "Workshop Dust Control" and some of my own experiences and thoughts.

    The two most important...
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    Freud Dado Blades are manufactured to very close...

    Freud Dado Blades are manufactured to very close tolerances for the arbor holes. This is so that the blade can mill flat bottomed dados. Any "slop" in the fit can mean a dado will produce tracks in...
  4. I strongly suggest you contact Franklyn...

    I strongly suggest you contact Franklyn International (mfg of Titebond) and discuss your needs. They have a excellent tech group and will be happy to speak with you.

    Standard adhesives generally...
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    Here is some info that may be helpful. It's...

    Here is some info that may be helpful. It's primarily focused on air cleaners but includes info on placement and circulation that would be applicable to air conditioners.

    Be aware that you must...
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    As John has recommended, Gorilla glue seems to...

    As John has recommended, Gorilla glue seems to work well. On one project my shop made, we used
    Gorilla glue but we first wiped the surface with lacquer thinner wiped dry to remove the ipe's oil. ...
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    Google...

    Google "http://www.popularwoodworking.com/wp-content/uploads/Titanic-Deck-Chair-Article.pdf". You will find the Popular Woodworking article and sources for hardware.

    I know teak is expensive but...
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    You don't say what adhesive you used but the glue...

    You don't say what adhesive you used but the glue joint will be stronger than the wood if you used a PVA type adhesive.
  9. What you are seeing is what is called a "barrel...

    What you are seeing is what is called a "barrel cut". It is caused by either insufficient blade tension, incorrect blade, damaged blade or improper alignment of blade guides. Go to a library or...
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    >>>> The saw is at least 20 years old If you...

    >>>> The saw is at least 20 years old

    If you haven't cleaned, lubricated and adjusted your saw in that time it certainly is due for a complete rehab. Sawdust and old grease will really gum up...
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    Ipe wood contains a large amount of natural oil. ...

    Ipe wood contains a large amount of natural oil. That's the reason it lasts so long in an outdoor environment. The Coney Island ipe boardwalk has been doing just fine for over 100 years with...
  12. P&L is an oil based finish. As it is made with...

    P&L is an oil based finish. As it is made with soya oil it imparts less yellow than linseed and tung oil, but it will still add some yellow to your baltic birch cabinets.

    An acrylic waterborne...
  13. Keep in mind that "spar varnish" is not a good...

    Keep in mind that "spar varnish" is not a good furniture finish. It is formulated to b flexible so that wood in a high moisture environment can expand and contract without affecting the finish. To...
  14. >>>> No long grain running around the perimeter....

    >>>> No long grain running around the perimeter.

    Yes, good catch. I meant to mention that in my prior response.
  15. Here is something only of my employees wrote a...

    Here is something only of my employees wrote a number of years ago.

    There is a little engineering that needs to be considered when building an end grain butcher block or cutting board. First,...
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    The blade tips are brazed onto the blade plate. ...

    The blade tips are brazed onto the blade plate.

    See my prior posting above. Oven cleaner and standard Simple Green and other household spray cleaners are not recommended.
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    Here is the recommendation from Freud. Most...

    Here is the recommendation from Freud. Most blade manufacturers support this info.

    Definitely avoid oven cleaner and other caustics. They attack the cobalt binder in the carbide and can lead to...
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    You should consider that solidly gluing your...

    You should consider that solidly gluing your resawn veneer to plywood will be problematic. The solid wood will want to expand and contract while the plywood will have little to no movement. This...
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    Starrett markets a line of tools called their...

    Starrett markets a line of tools called their "carpenters" line. They are made for woodworkers and are not the quality of their well know "machinist" line. That said, the "carpenter" line should be...
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    Here is how you clean brushes and end up re-cycling your thinner(cleaner).
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    >>>> She wants me to use wipe on poly Not a...

    >>>> She wants me to use wipe on poly

    Not a good idea. Oil based finishes off-gas as they dry and cure. The odor lasts almost forever and anything you put into the item will pick up and retain...
  22. >>>> Do I do the insides of the cabinets too? ...

    >>>> Do I do the insides of the cabinets too?

    A universal rule is not to use an oil based finish on the inside of cabinets and drawers. The oil based finish will heavily off-gas as is dries...
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    Grit and dirt are a common component of pallets. ...

    Grit and dirt are a common component of pallets. You have no way of knowing what the pallets were sitting on when they were stacked. The weight will grind grit into the surface of the wood. When...
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    >>>> I spoke to a professional paint store owner...

    >>>> I spoke to a professional paint store owner and she says that polyuretan can't be wiped on so I guess wipe on poly isn't what I thought it was

    Thinned oil based poly varnish certainly can be...
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    Here is something that should answer your...

    Here is something that should answer your workbench treatment questions.

    A film finish (lacquer, shellac, varnish, poly varnish) is not the way to finish a workbench top. Waterlox, while an...
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