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So Tice removed a deck at his job site, which is Armistead Maupin's former home. In his genius he recognized it to be Brazilian Ipe that was only screwed down from one side. The new owner eventually a

Just put up some shelves and cabinets in the shop space preparing for making things again!

The Cherry is lighter than the speakers, but will darken quickly next to the window. I have a vented front plate coming for the top space. The cooling fan sits in that space, and is really quiet.

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13 hours ago, naamanf said:

Gag sign for a friend whose wife caught herself on fire while cooking.  Learn something every time. Should have used a bolder font. 

Tip for the future, in case this isn't what you did to fix it, but if you're v-carving and finding that you aren't getting a "bold" enough result a quick attempt at a fix is to simply cheat Z zero down a bit (experiment, it's easy to go too deep in a hurry) and then rerun that section of the program.  I've found it works acceptably well without butchering the tapered sections.  One other option is to rerun the program with a 90d V as opposed to a 60d, but that only works if your first effort was with a 60d bit.

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1 minute ago, n_maher said:

Tip for the future, in case this isn't what you did to fix it, but if you're v-carving and finding that you aren't getting a "bold" enough result a quick attempt at a fix is to simply cheat Z zero down a bit (experiment, it's easy to go too deep in a hurry) and then rerun that section of the program.  I've found it works acceptably well without butchering the tapered sections.  One other option is to rerun the program with a 90d V as opposed to a 60d, but that only works if your first effort was with a 60d bit.

Exactly what I did basically. Set the start depth at .0015. All done with a 90. 

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Spent way too much time trying to chisel out a space for the hinges for the box but now that it is done, I think they look too small. 
 

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Using the router and cleaning the edges with the chisel would be the faster method. White side even makes a corner chisel. Looks good to me though. 
 

I’m also no expert, but I think you might be using the wrong chisel.

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They make some chisel with arms to make it easier but all the YouTube guys used what appeared to be regular chisels. You just make a whole bunch of slits and then come in from the side and clear them all out. 

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Yes, that’s the one with the arms, but Rockler was out of stock. 

I have found that Boiled Linseed Oil hates residual wood glue and I am going to need to do some serious sanding before the next round. 

Really digging how the BLO does with the Mahogany. 
 

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11 minutes ago, VPI said:

Yes, that’s the one with the arms, but Rockler was out of stock. 

I have found that Boiled Linseed Oil hates residual wood glue and I am going to need to do some serious sanding before the next round. 

Really digging how the BLO does with the Mahogany. 
 

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Looks great!

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19 minutes ago, dsavitsk said:

I find card scrapers more effective for removing glue residue that sandpaper. Or chisels.

Yep. I meant to grab one of those when I was out. 

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I think those hinges look just right. I wouldn't go bigger. Looks great.

Have you figured out why they call it Zebrawood?

Because it smells like a herd of Zebras pissed on it when you cut it.

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I need ideas on how to hold up a floppy queen mattress that is being repurposed as a wall in a vocal booth.  I also have two twin mattresses that will make up two of the other walls.  All three are hard foam.

Any ideas?

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1 minute ago, Dusty Chalk said:

I need ideas on how to hold up a floppy queen mattress that is being repurposed as a wall in a vocal booth.  I also have two twin mattresses that will make up two of the other walls.  All three are hard foam.

Any ideas?

Build a frame with cross braces in the back and contact cement it to the frame. 
 

not sure I would want to be in an enclosed area with someone’s old mattresses though 🤮

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2 hours ago, naamanf said:

not sure I would want to be in an enclosed area with someone’s old mattresses though 🤮

They’re all mine, but yeah, agreed, I will be vacuum cleaning them thoroughly. 

Also: thanks!  

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I really do not see that doing anything but creating serious suck-outs and accents across the spectrum Dusty.  Easier to buy proper insulation OC-703 and build frames around them and hang them at reflection points.

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You need more sticks.

It appears the only model of Laguna bandsaw available before the middle of the year is the little 14/Twelve or whatever.  Might actually be better as it is fairly small, but does not have some of the fancy brakes and stuff of the slightly more expensive models that are on long back order. 

 

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Not necessarily.  I have two 12” sticks that I wanted to split in two to make a pair of 24” side tables and I have some crooked line shit I want to do.

My main thought is that the cheap Laguna is probably more than I need so there is no reason to wait months for something with an additional option or two.  

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