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John Hechel

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John Hechel last won the day on July 6 2016

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About John Hechel

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  • Birthday 07/24/1967

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  • First Name
    John
  • My Location
    Wisconsin
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    Male
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    Beginner
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    We're better than this although we continue to prove otherwise.

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  1. I've been lurking off on and these are carved with an Axiom CNC (makes this type of stuff a dream). these will be finished with a 1/3 blend of BLO, Varnish, and Mineral spirits
  2. John Hechel

    Plywood ball

    I need that lathe and grinder set-up
  3. in the middle of some bowling ball racks for our local lodge. one done and ready for finish only 5 more to go.
  4. Happy Birthday John!

  5. John Hechel

    Wednesday's Wisdom For Woodturners

    I do have an exhaust blower I saved off our old water heater just for this purpose. hopefully by mid summer I'll have a downdraft spray booth set up and be using it.
  6. John Hechel

    Wednesday's Wisdom For Woodturners

    The only issue we have with lacquer is the fumes. thus I'm left to spraying it outside on dry warm days.
  7. John Hechel

    Wednesday's Wisdom For Woodturners

    I switched to using lacquer on my B stoppers. about 10 coats then sand and steel wool them finishing with a coat or two of paste wax.
  8. John Hechel

    Wood . You Day

    they are sly on the while you're at it trap I fell for it once and now I've been married for 27 years
  9. John Hechel

    Colorply

    I use it allot. never had an issue yet with it for ice cream scoops, pizza cutters, bottle openers so far
  10. John Hechel

    Elm

    I have used it a few time (tool tote made in high school. still used around the shop) lazy-susans, cribbage boards and such. to me it works fine and I'd use it again if I had some.
  11. John Hechel

    Help Wanted / Chicagoland

    I'm 2.5 hours north of Chi-town in Plymouth. Unfortunately the full time job has me working 6 days a week and my side business occupies the other 8 days a week
  12. John Hechel

    Another Use For Your Cell Phone

    might just have to down load this and put my tree id book away
  13. John Hechel

    Wood clamps

    we have over 100 HF bar clamps. there is some flex in the longer ones but they've served us well over the years
  14. turning, turning, turning and turning, oh might do a little more turning. Pens, bottle stoppers, pepper mills, handles for pizza cutters ice cream scoops etc and a few rolling pins. In between I'll glue up some panels for a few cutting boards
  15. Oh great. I saw this and dropped everything to rush to work. Now here I stand doing every ones work thinking they are all too hungover to get up this morning

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