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03-02-2013 06:49 AM

Storing Alder & Birch Root? - 0 replies

Hi Fellow LJ’S. I am looking in to materials for making knife handles with. The website i buy my knife blades from also sell the handle materials too.I saw listed Alder root and Birch root. I live with forests near by and a few of the relatives are taking trees for fire wood. How do i store the roots. I know i have to dig and chop them ...

02-28-2013 03:17 PM

Help with laminates! Please! (Wood Novice) - 11 replies

Hi I am wondering what the value would be on these laminates?I am starting my own workshop here in sunny Finland. When i asked how much he said 50€ and he would give me the cage for free.. I think this is a bargain price but i do not know if it really is a bargain or not.One major problem is what would i do with so much laminate? what c...

08-25-2012 07:47 AM

A little advice please. Knife Handle finish. - 5 replies

This is my current project which i promised for my self on my 40 th birthday. It has bands of elk horn – apple wood – curly birch – vulcanised red – black leather. I made a few modifications to the knife. I used a dye on the end so i can use a nut to make sure it stays together longer and tension the handle.i shaped it w...

08-07-2012 09:28 AM

Bandsaw Box glueing/sanding - 4 replies

Hello. I would like advice on which glue to buy for making Bandsaw boxes. I have a language problem at my hardware store so any hints or tips would be great (they speak swedish and finnish and I don’t.) I know nothing about glue so brands – types – purposes will help me find something when trying to read the label in swedi...

08-07-2012 09:12 AM

Bandsaw advice required - 2 replies

I recently bought a bandsaw and i am having a few problems.I used the 10mm blade which did not “burn” the wood. the 3mm did. (apple wood)is this due to me misfitting the blade? tensioners?there is a guide near the blade which i had to widen which has 2 alan screws how far away from the blade should they be?the 3mm blade broke...

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