Peter Fournel Antique Restoration
Last updated 5 years ago
To cut bolts to length with a hacksaw, pinner made a simple bolt-holding vise jig from a piece of scrap hardwood. After drilling a hole the length of the scrap, where shown, cut partially through the center of the jig with y bandsaw. tightened in a bench vise, hose jaws pinch the bolt firmly for cut. a trick to clear those threads that invariably get messed up during the cut: Thread a nut up the bolt before you cut; then remove it after. This cleans up any mashed ...
How to Stain Wood
How to Stain Wood Evenly Without Getting Blotches and Dark Spots. Get a perfect finish on even hard-to-stain woods like cherry and pine. Woods like cherry, pine and birch [and fir] can become blotchy and unattractive when stained, unless you use a sealer before staining. For the best results, test the possible finishes on scrap pieces before you start.
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