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by scollins
Thu May 03, 2012 6:42 am
Forum: General Woodworking
Topic: Turning Spalted Birch
Replies: 5
Views: 1660

If its that pretty don't be scared of turning it as long as it can be held safely in the lathe. On small items (i.e. pens, bottle stoppers) I use thin CA glue to stablize the punky parts. On bigger items I use Minwax wood hardener or old poly or varnish thinned 1:1 to make it thin enough to penetrat...
by scollins
Sun Apr 08, 2012 6:17 am
Forum: General Woodworking
Topic: I Really Dislike Finishing
Replies: 25
Views: 3853

Could you elaborate on that ? Which would you recommend ? Thanks. I bought a small Cobalt gravity feed from Lowes. I have friends that are constantly looking for a "better" equipment solution when better technique makes the most difference. If I had $1ooo+ for a trubine sprayer I would ha...
by scollins
Thu Apr 05, 2012 7:09 am
Forum: General Woodworking
Topic: I Really Dislike Finishing
Replies: 25
Views: 3853

I agree. I try to use wood that matches the color I want and top coat it and be done, but people that I do custom work for usually require staining and color matching. Set up a cardboard spray booth. Get a small gravity feed spray gun and if at all possible use a water based finish and you will be d...
by scollins
Thu Apr 05, 2012 6:11 am
Forum: General Woodworking
Topic: Help identifying newly acquired SS parts
Replies: 10
Views: 1635

[quote="wa2crk"]The only one that I recognize is at the top left in photo #1 and it appears to be a quadrant from a jointer. These have a tendency to go bad if they are overtightened, so a close inspection/comparison is in order. I can't readily identify any of the others and some may be f...
by scollins
Tue Mar 27, 2012 6:50 am
Forum: General Woodworking
Topic: SS Items Up for Grabs
Replies: 11
Views: 2128

riddler wrote:SCollins, So nice of you to offer up some of your SS goodies. I have some broken casters on my mark VII and would love to be able to solve that problem-- Not a lot of spares out there. Cheers.

It is paper only not a part
by scollins
Tue Mar 27, 2012 6:49 am
Forum: General Woodworking
Topic: SS Items Up for Grabs
Replies: 11
Views: 2128

mrhart wrote:Sir I might be interested in the dado, but I don't see that part number in the catalog?

It is paper only not a part.
by scollins
Tue Mar 27, 2012 6:25 am
Forum: General Woodworking
Topic: SS Items Up for Grabs
Replies: 11
Views: 2128

My post was prefectly clear to me, but I am afraid that it was as clear as mud to the rest of the forum.

The only actual parts to give away are listed first and the rest are instruction sheets or brochures. If there is an item that you want send me a pm with your mailing address.
by scollins
Mon Mar 26, 2012 6:35 am
Forum: General Woodworking
Topic: SS Items Up for Grabs
Replies: 11
Views: 2128

SS Items Up for Grabs - revised post

Picked up another SS with a box of misc. that I don't need. The following is available for the asking (free): Jigsaw blow tubes (1) 3/16", (2) 3/8"_just eyeballed the size and have no idea why there are different sizes_these were identified by fellow SS owners Spring Bracket-Universal Hold...
by scollins
Mon Mar 26, 2012 6:33 am
Forum: General Woodworking
Topic: SS Items Up for Grabs
Replies: 1
Views: 736

SS Items Up for Grabs

Picked up another SS with a box of misc. that I don't need. The following is available for the asking (free): Jigsaw blow tubes (1) 3/16", (2) 3/8"_just eyeballed the size and have no idea why there are different sizes_these were identified by fellow SS owners Universal Holddown #12-357 pa...