I found a new marker for dark woods the other day.
I do welding as well as wood working, and I took a soap stone marker to
some walnut... NICE!!!
I had been looking for a replacement to chalk since it seemed to embed
in the pores of some woods and was difficult to clean out even with
The soapstone seems to come off very easily. I'll let you know how it
finishes over a cleaned off area later, unless someone else beats me to it.
I hope so. Twenty years ago when I used to make a living turning
wrenches I bought a snap-on digital timing light and still have but I
really have no use for it.
looks just like this one:
I have tried crayon, but for some reason the multiple white crayons I
find don't show up well. I had a very good one long ago, it was meant
for lumber, but I have not seen one since.
The soap stone really comes off easily. So it might be easier to remove
On 1/9/2012 9:08 AM, Swingman wrote:
On Jan 8, 7:10 pm, tiredofspam <nospam.nospam.com> wrote:
I mark rough lumber with a good old fashioned lumber crayon but at
that stage my marks are all free hand and rounded to the inch. Somehow
the jointer and planer don't seem to have any problem removing the
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