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Items for Sale / Lie Nielsen Tools for Sale
« Last post by David Turner on June 20, 2019, 04:47:05 PM »
LN #4 Bench Plane (used)--------------------------------------$280
LN #4 High Angle Frog (used)-----------------------------------$60
LN #10 1/4 Bench Rabbet Plane (used)------------------------$300
LN 40 1/2 Scrub Plane (used)-----------------------------------$135
LN #66 Beading Tool W/cutters (used)-------------------------$140
LN #71 large Router Plane (new)-------------------------------$115
LN #95 Edge Plane R.H (new)----------------------------------$115
LN #95 Edge Plane L.H. (new)----------------------------------$115
LN #9 Mitre Plane W/Hot Dog Handle (new)-------------------$600
LN #102 L.A. (apron) Block Plane (used)----------------------$115
LN #103 Reg Angle (apron) Block Plane (used)----------------$120
LN # 212 Small Scraping Plane (new)--------------------------$140
Dovetail Saw (used) Freshly sharpened by LN-----------------$100


All come with original boxes and instructions. Prices are plus shipping.
Advise which plane is of interest. Include your email address for pictures.
David Turner
Raleigh, N.C.
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Items for Sale / Veneer For Sale -Atlanta GA
« Last post by Ken Johnson on June 20, 2019, 10:36:42 AM »
Massive veneer sale,
 
 To all of my SAPFM friends, I am moving to Tallahassee, FL and need to greatly reduce the amount of veneer that I have to move. The plan is to discount what I have in order to not have to transport it.  So, I will be hosting a sale a week from this Sat(June 29) .  Please tell your friends and I hope to see you then.
 
 Jeff George
 
 When: Sat, June 29th from 9am to 3pm
 Where: 1847 Bragg St
               Atlanta, GA 30341
 
 Contact Info:  904-993-2674 cell/text
 
 Cash is preferred (if you buy more than the cash you bring with you, I will except checks)
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Items for Sale / Book for Sale
« Last post by The Cabinetmaker on June 19, 2019, 07:08:43 AM »
Books for Sale

 

 
I have the following books for sale, they are in very good condition. Paypal (friends and family), M.O. or check ok.  Email me at; the18thcenturycabinetmaker@gmail.com if your interested.

 

 
1. The Pennsylvania Spice Box Paneled Doors and Secret Drawers by Lee Ellen Griffith $200.00 plus $10.00 towards shipping

 
2. New London County Furniture 1640-1840 $25.00 plus $5.00 towards shipping and insurance
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Finishing / Re: Color match walnut
« Last post by rac50 on May 30, 2019, 08:49:44 AM »
Tom, The main problem with your repair is that the piece shown is not walnut. This is a depression era piece of furniture where the right vertical member (frame) is gum wood. The panel piece where you have placed your walnut strip is Birch plywood. In the 30s and 40s it was a common for manufacturers to use this combination to mimic walnut, mahogany and even cherry as the materials were less expensive. They frequently used the featured wood, in your case walnut on the top and drawer fronts and staining the sides to match using the woods mentioned. As to the color, Raw umber would be a good start.  Other colors you should have on hand is Van Dyke brown a deep blackish brown, black and a warmer orangish red tone such as burnt umber. these colors will help you achieve the color displayed. In wood finishing there really is never one color per se but thin layered colors. I have run a woodworking/ finishing shop for over 40 years and I have seen this type of furniture quite often. If you'd like further advice I[size=78%]'d be happy to help via email or phone. Good luck!  Ross[/size]
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Items for Sale / Genuine Honduran mahogany
« Last post by CaptNemo on May 09, 2019, 10:42:44 AM »
I have over 3,400 board-feet of genuine Honduran rough cut mahogany (swietenia macrophylla).

I bought it 30+ years ago while I was restoring antique and classic wooden boats. It was purchased from a family that was closing a lumber company they owned in Honduras. The mahogany has always been stored inside, it has not been rained on or in the sun. It would be sold in one lot and not parceled out. I have a spreadsheet with the dimensions as well as some pictures. This is a rare find, and $9.00 per board foot should be a fair price. I can be reached at jwy244@gmail.com.

It's located near Clarksville, Virginia which is about 10 miles North of the NC border.

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Finishing / Re: Color match walnut
« Last post by Mark Maleski on May 09, 2019, 08:17:14 AM »

Tom,


Well, my personal preference is for red hue on walnut, so if it were me I'd be thinking of how best to add that hue to the rest of the sides.  But that's not what you asked (plus it's either a vintage or antique piece, so maybe that's not the right choice)...


Assuming you have more of the kusmi, I'd lay some on a sample board and then experiment with layering green dye on top to see how it pulls back on the red hue. Green cancels out red. Even better if you can use some of the same walnut for the sample board.


Mark
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Finishing / Color match walnut
« Last post by Tom M on May 02, 2019, 04:20:16 PM »
I made some walnut strips to cover chipped veneer on my grandparent's bedroom set that I've had for 30 years (25 of which my wife has been asking me to do this!)  I also refinished the top after attempting to remove some burn marks. Some were in the shellac, but others where down into the very thick walnut veneer.

I had some gold dust shellac and some light color shellac that I used a year or so ago - both were still good after testing on glass, and I just mixed them for the top - looked great.  But I used it all up, and when I made the 1/4" thick walnut strips to put at the bottom of the sides, I mixed up some golden kusmi (?) I had.  Similar color to the top.  My problem is when I put the side strips against the side they are much redder than the very brown sides.  I really didn't notice this on the top as it is a different plane.

Does anyone have a suggestion for getting the reddish hue to be more brown not that I've built up the shellac finish?
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Discuss plans and drawings. / Re: Winchester Serpentine Chest Plans?
« Last post by Dale Ausherman on April 21, 2019, 06:44:53 PM »

It still seems to be there, at least for me.
Under Login on the home page left column.
Welcome Member (Be sure to be logged in)
Down the Member Only list to E-Interviews
E-Interviews drop down menu
- Winchester Chest with Jeff Headley


Seems to all be there. Let us know if you cannot find it, or what happens when you go through steps above.


Dale
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Discuss plans and drawings. / Re: Winchester Serpentine Chest Plans?
« Last post by CStanford on April 21, 2019, 04:34:04 PM »
I don't seem to be able to find the e-interview with Jeff (Winchester Chest), has this been moved or taken down altogether?
Thanks.
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