If you do a lot of sanding, you have probably been considering the different types of power sanders available and trying to figure out just which ones would be the most useful to you, as even the best best best belt sanders for woodworking may not be useful for some projects.. One of the options that has recently become available to people who do woodworking from home is drum sanders. It used to be these…

After the piece has been repaired, washed, treated and touched up, it is ready for its final finish. In some instances the treatment and touch ups are all that is needed, but if the treated finish or touch ups are dull then a final finish should be applied. Moses T’s provides a complete choice of finishes. For a satin oil finish, St. John’s Oil is the choice. If wax protection or a rich wax luster…

I built this dresser to fit under hanging clothes in a closet for a customer. She wanted a little more storage. Made of pine plywood with solid pine legs. Finish is puritan pine and satin lacquer. There is enough room to slide a pair of shoes under the dresser. Easy woodworking project and the materials were cheap.

Once the furniture has been washed and treated with Moses T’s Reviver and any necessary filling is done, it is ready for touch ups. Touch ups are done only in areas where the finish is missing or damaged. Touch ups can be done with dry powdered pigments and a variety of vehicles. The pigment can be used With Moses T’s St. John’s Oil, with shellac, with paint or varnish or in paste wax depending on…

The treatment process should not be attempted until the piece of furniture has been through a thorough cleaning and washing processes and allowed to dry completely. This assures that if the surfaces have been softened by the cleaning process it will have time to dry out and firm up. Accumulations that are not readily removed in the cleaning process (water soluble dirt), will be taken care of during the treatment process. All repairs should…

After filling in, we can proceed to the next step in the process of maintaining and caring for furniture, including antiques, is a thorough cleaning. The interior should be brushed down and vacuumed. All loose dirt should be dusted from the surface prior to washing. Washing is done with clean warm water and any liquid soap, not detergent. Put a few drops of soap into a quart of water, add more if surface accumulations are…

Before reading this article, we recommend that you read the introduction. Holes, cracks and voids in the finished surface need to be filled after treatment and prior to touch up. Some filling is best done after the finish is applied, depending upon the individual cases,after which we can move on to cleaning. Pumice or rottenstone and pigment mixed with thinned spar varnish can be applied to areas were just the grain of the wood…

Furniture including antiques requires a certain amount of maintenance and care. The proper care of furniture can increase the life of the furniture indefinitely. This publication focuses on the care of furniture and the correct methods of touch up and finish restoration to damage that invariably occurs to the exposed surfaces of the furniture. Repairs to furniture are covered in another of Technical Leaflet series. Repairs should be done to the furniture prior to…

The following rules should be observed when using power tools. a) Do not use power tools without knowledge of the tool, its operation and safety requirements. b) Do not use the tool for work for which it is not suitable. c) Check that the power tool and power supply cords are in good working order before starting work. d) To check that the tool is correctly assembled, first disconnect it from the power supply if…

Electric planers are used for planing and planing logs, boards, planks, and can also be used for planing boards, floors, etc. The cutters of electric planers are planing knives 100 and 60 mm long with single-sided sharpening. In the production practice the planer ERB differs from planers RSH by the device of the motor and the working part. Planer ЭРБ ЮО is equipped with usual electric motor consisting of outer stationary stator and inner rotating…