Search:

Type: Posts; User: russell lusthaus; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 8 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Replies
    17
    Views
    656

    marine grade also refers to the glue used. ...

    marine grade also refers to the glue used. Marine grade ply is what is used to make lap boats, meant for submerged boat planks, so definitely ok for outdoor use. Expensive comparatively to BB ply,...
  2. I love the guys at the tool nut, and I live about...

    I love the guys at the tool nut, and I live about a mile away, but they do not have a showroom anymore - only mail order.
  3. I would use breadboard ends, with or without the...

    I would use breadboard ends, with or without the dovetail on the ends for looks.
  4. Replies
    5
    Views
    1,293

    I use osage to make bows with. I will debark a...

    I use osage to make bows with. I will debark a log, split into quarters or smaller depending on size, and slather shellac all over the newly exposed back and end grain to slow the drying and...
  5. Replies
    16
    Views
    1,830

    barge glue is the common one used with leather. ...

    barge glue is the common one used with leather. If gluing to wood - you could prob get away with using tite bond too.
  6. once you get the hang of the machine, you will...

    once you get the hang of the machine, you will get perfect 90, not that it is really needed . . . . .
  7. It works as well as you are able to set the blade...

    It works as well as you are able to set the blade in the holder. Like most other blade holding gadgets. The pressure you apply the edge is more of a factor, IMHO. I like mine and would buy again. ...
  8. Nice looking horse. Really like the seat. ...

    Nice looking horse. Really like the seat. Something seems off to me, though. On my horse, when at rest (no foot pressure), the head is naturally in the max open position and the foot brace is at...
  9. Replies
    16
    Views
    1,333

    How about using the 4X4 post, but then cover it...

    How about using the 4X4 post, but then cover it over with 1X pine so that it looks proportionally correct to your eye.
  10. Look up "wedgie sled". You wont need the slider.

    Look up "wedgie sled". You wont need the slider.
  11. Replies
    5
    Views
    1,800

    Those Chris Craft boats look so nice (due to...

    Those Chris Craft boats look so nice (due to constant upkeep and their owners rubbing them with a diaper daily) because the builders understand that no finish will inhibit the moisture uptake of wood...
  12. Fill voids in bench top with epoxy and graphite

    Hi Guys

    I am putting together a large bench top which has some knots, flaws and voids. Nothing to big to effect the bench, just cosmetic. I would like to fill the voids etc. with some kind of...
  13. Replies
    25
    Views
    2,505

    mineral spirits. I used to use sharpie to...

    mineral spirits.

    I used to use sharpie to mark my work with name, date etc. I also use Tru oil to finish the pieces over the sharpie. The oil finish would wash the sharpie away as I applied...
  14. Replies
    25
    Views
    2,505

    sharpie will come off easy with spirits. It is...

    sharpie will come off easy with spirits. It is oil based, so it dissolves in the spirit.
  15. Replies
    6
    Views
    1,408

    Dont know about Glycerin, but I have found good...

    Dont know about Glycerin, but I have found good results by adding a dryer non static cling sheet to the steam water for better bending.

    Russ
  16. Like Matthew - - I have the original Pro Shop saw...

    Like Matthew - - I have the original Pro Shop saw and like it alot for a 120 v 1.75 hp saw. The 30 fence is fine for me, as I am in garage shop and the space savings is more important that the rare...
  17. green hackberry steams easily and well. I would...

    green hackberry steams easily and well. I would up your dimensions as hackberry is not oak, and you will be able to steam bend 3/4 inch hackberry, no problem. Over bend a little, as you will get...
  18. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,601

    I recommend you use Fiebings alcohol based...

    I recommend you use Fiebings alcohol based leather dye. Use the USMC black, and you wont go wrong. Any wood. You can get it at any shoe maker or shoe shiner or any leather working place. not...
  19. Replies
    20
    Views
    3,202

    IMO, that is a tight bend for walnut that thick. ...

    IMO, that is a tight bend for walnut that thick. Laminating it will be easier, for sure. Getting straight grain from end to end is the best place to start troubleshooting. I also agree a bending...
  20. Replies
    13
    Views
    2,300

    Devin is both right and wrong at the same...

    Devin is both right and wrong at the same time!!!!!! I am kinda bummed about PSU blowing a 14 point lead the the 4th, but he is wrong when he says he cant resaw sh*t - he did just fine - he just did...
  21. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,630

    Also, don't put a sharp edge on it, a thicker...

    Also, don't put a sharp edge on it, a thicker blundt edge is called for.
  22. Replies
    34
    Views
    7,865

    While I do use a spokeshave, most bowyers I know...

    While I do use a spokeshave, most bowyers I know do not. They go from bandsaw, ax or drawknife, to assorted rasps and scrapers.
  23. Replies
    34
    Views
    7,865

    I agree with this 100%

    I agree with this 100%
  24. Replies
    34
    Views
    7,865

    Then use an ax. A real neander would use a flint...

    Then use an ax. A real neander would use a flint ax. lol.

    As to draw knife - - you want the back to be flat and the top to be beveled - - the blade can be straight or convex - I use straight....
  25. Replies
    34
    Views
    7,865

    . . . and if you have a band saw, you could...

    . . . and if you have a band saw, you could probably get by just fine on your longbow build without a draw knife at all. The only harder part would be debarking the stave, and you could find other...
Results 1 to 25 of 181
Page 1 of 8 1 2 3 4