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Pauley

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About Pauley

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  • Birthday 01/23/1950

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    Paul
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    New Hampshire
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    You got me, you figure it out!
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  1. Pauley

    Red oak

    Thank you very much.
  2. Pauley

    Red oak

    Thank you, sir. I actually did add some resin with a black tint...i wanted to have it look like some of the other black spots on the bowl.
  3. Pauley

    Red oak

    At first, when the wood was still green, I really didn’t pay to much attention to that crack. But I roughed turned it and bagged it to let it dry for about three months. Then when I took it out to finish turning it I was very surprised. It turned out to make it look pretty nice. Thank you.
  4. Pauley

    Red oak

    Thank you very much.
  5. Pauley

    Red oak

    We had to take down an old oak tree in our yard. My son-in-law harvested a lot of the wood for me. Mostly crotch wood, which are a bit small but I only have a Nova Comet II lathe. Anyhow, I rough turned a small crotch and put it into a bag with wood chips. About three months later I took it out and discovered a wide crack...no surprise there. Filled with resin and finished turning it. Sanded to about 12000 grit, hit it with some triple e and the final finish was Aussie oil. It measures about 4 inches across and about 3 inches deep.
  6. Pauley

    Painting pine

    I’m sure this is an easy problem for the experts to answer. I’m not one to paint wood, but in this case I need to. I’m making a bedside table for my granddaughter. It’s made from (dare I say it....big box store pine). The reason why I used this pine is because she wanted it painted...anyhow. I know I can use something like Binz to keep the knots from bleeding through. I don’t have any, but I do have some shellac. Would that work? Or would you recommend something better.
  7. Pauley

    Eggs all over

    Congratulations! That is eggcellant !
  8. Wow! That’s good to know. I did that with a Wen grinder (Drexel knockoff...I’ve always had bad luck with a dreamer for some reason). I check them out for sure. Thank you.
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