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    Quarter sawn walnut for coffee table?

    I am planning to make a walnut coffee table. I have been reading it is better to use quarter sawn for legs. I called a couple mills to see if they had quarter sawn walnut and they indicated that is a...
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    I spoke with woodcraft where I bought the Hock...

    I spoke with woodcraft where I bought the Hock shellac. They couldn't explain why it wouldn't go into solution. They say it is delivered to them every 2-3 weeks so it should not be old.

    I bought...
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    Any possibility that using generic denatured...

    Any possibility that using generic denatured alcohol from the Borg might be the cause?
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    Yes, I did grind them up first in a coffee...

    Yes, I did grind them up first in a coffee grinder. I guess I may have to return them to Woodcraft and get some from Homestead (or maybe shellac.com)
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    Bad shellac?

    I bought 2lbs of Hocks shellac from woodcraft and I just made 1 pint of a 1 lb cut. I have been periodically mixing it for 2 1/2 days and the flakes are still not all in solution.

    Should I return...
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    Assemble first or finish first?

    I am a newbie and I am making a cherry bookcase for my son. The carcass is 3/4 cherry plywood.

    I want to shellac, but I don't know if I should shellac first, then assemble the carcass...or...
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    I have bought the orange Borg 3/4" before and it...

    I have bought the orange Borg 3/4" before and it had a bunch of voids in the middle.

    MDF seems quite heavy and doesn't hold normal screws as well, so I am not sure I want that.

    When I call...
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    What kind of plywood

    I was hoping to get some advice. I want to build some portable carts for my shop (eg for a benchtop planer) made from 3/4" plywood. I don't need it to be amazing looking plywood but I don't want...
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    Router Table Extension for a Table Saw

    Does anyone know of a router table extension for a table saw that you can fold down when not in use?

    Thanks for any ideas
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    That is the Keith Rust article from 2005. The...

    That is the Keith Rust article from 2005. The one I am thinking of is more simple, as described in my original post
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    Jig for using planer as jointer FWW

    I don't have the luxury of owning a jointer yet.

    I remember recently there was simple jig in FWW used for flattening one side of a board using a planer. It was basically a piece of MDF with two...
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    nut on Starrett Combination Square?

    I just got this new square but I can't figure out what the nut on the end does. (in the picture, it is in the white circle) When I turn it nothing happens. Any ideas?

    thanks

    Jason
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