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by gunnarthefeisty
Mon Oct 18, 2021 1:14 pm
Forum: Machines
Topic: Worth the effort?
Replies: 17
Views: 432

Re: Worth the effort?

whoops, I thought all those (but the cabinet) were green oak. Sorry, I'll be using these as references, thanks!
by gunnarthefeisty
Mon Oct 18, 2021 3:51 am
Forum: Machines
Topic: Worth the effort?
Replies: 17
Views: 432

Re: Worth the effort?

Personally, I think you're better off looking for a good original replacement cabinet, and once that's found, have a go at restoring the cabinet you've got then. To do the cabinet you have now properly, it should be taken completely apart so you can strip the silver paint from inside and the presen...
by gunnarthefeisty
Mon Oct 18, 2021 2:16 am
Forum: Machines
Topic: Worth the effort?
Replies: 17
Views: 432

Re: Worth the effort?

what kind of stain would I be looking at here?
by gunnarthefeisty
Mon Oct 18, 2021 12:16 am
Forum: Machines
Topic: Worth the effort?
Replies: 17
Views: 432

Re: Worth the effort?

I agree with all the advice above, they sell special wood putties that match the type of wood. I believe the case can be fixed up nicely. I hope it can. I guess I'll start with the lid- that's the "easy" part anyhow. How do you finish these? I've heard that you just coat it with shellac, ...
by gunnarthefeisty
Sun Oct 17, 2021 9:03 pm
Forum: Tips, Tricks, & Tutorials
Topic: Best source for Victor springs?
Replies: 13
Views: 227

Re: Best source for Victor springs?

I've sent a PM to the buyers of Sitko's shop, just waiting on a response.
by gunnarthefeisty
Sun Oct 17, 2021 5:27 pm
Forum: Yankee Trader
Topic: transport needed: West Virginia to Chicago
Replies: 7
Views: 419

Re: transport needed: West Virginia to Chicago

old thread, but if anyone's coming up from the south to the north, I could still use this.
by gunnarthefeisty
Sun Oct 17, 2021 12:07 am
Forum: Machines
Topic: Bruce Diamond Edison diamond stylus
Replies: 6
Views: 259

Re: Bruce Diamond Edison diamond stylus

JohnM wrote: Sat Oct 16, 2021 7:44 am The new stylus is the Gilmore stylus. Contact Wyatt Markus (‘micamonster’ on this forum).
is it an improvement over the old design?
by gunnarthefeisty
Sat Oct 16, 2021 11:21 pm
Forum: Machines
Topic: Worth the effort?
Replies: 17
Views: 432

Re: Worth the effort?

VanEpsFan1914 wrote: Sat Oct 16, 2021 10:32 pm Look on the forum more abt. how to do this. You can do this.

Grain filler is your friend. I used Goodfilla mixed w. water for a Home case.
alright. I'll ask more questions. This is gonna be my first refinish job, so hopefully I can get it right.