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|95 days ago||
replacement Plane blades - 4 replies
does anyone know where I can find a replacement blade for a Stanley Sweetheart No 190 Rabbet plane?
|96 days ago||
Primary vs Secondary Wood - 7 replies
I am about to embark on a new project soon. I Want to make the primary Wood Black Walnut, but I am at a loss as what to use for secondary wood. most of it will be internal but some will be showing like the Drawer sides. Or should I just go with all Walnut. it wouldn’t be that much of a cost difference since most of the secondary wood will ...
|123 days ago||
Craigslist find - 6 replies
Don’t know if the price is right but I thought I would pass it along. I have bought Tools from here before and the people are pretty good, I usually always get a discount on the tools I buy there. Antique Stanley Miter Saw
|141 days ago||
I hope I am posting this in the right forum. I have an Orbital Sander with a variable speed setting, well in the manual it says to set the speed according to the grit on the paper but it doesn’t say what speed for what grit, I am at a loss here, I have looked every where to find out what I should be setting it at but I alas I cannot find a...
|176 days ago||
some pictures are upside down - 4 replies
I just upload a project and some of the pictures got turned upside down. I was thinking it was on my end but it’s not. is there anyway of rotating them back? it’s hard looking at upside down pictures.
|186 days ago||
Journeyman Table saw? - 9 replies
found this on Craigslist, anyone know anything about this table saw? looks like it is well built but I can’t find any info on it. http://anchorage.craigslist.org/tls/3402645145.html
|208 days ago||
Is this a good deal? - 5 replies
I have been staring at this for over a week now and can’t make up my mind if I want to buy it. I don’t know if it is a good deal or not. The thing that worries me is that it’s been sitting for a while but the ends weren’t painted to keep out moisture. anybody? http://anchorage.craigslist.org/mat/3299481431.html
|239 days ago||
Craigslist score ! - 4 replies
I got these three tools on craigslist for 25.00 bucks! the two planes are supposed to be from vietnam. He said he picked them up there many years ago when he was stationed out there in the sixties and couldn’t remember where he got the marking gauge. there are no marks on the tools stating any company or anything other than some initials o...
|252 days ago||
Padauk Sucks! - 32 replies
I got a 2 inch thick by 10 ft piece, and I started working with itoday. first thing I notice is how ridiculously hard it is to work with! it’s almost like the grain iis going in different direcitons and it’s kinda twisted like, I trying to use a draw knife to taper the legs but like right down the middle the grain seems to be going i...
|266 days ago||
I won ! 2nd place at the Alaska State Fair - 10 replies
My first entry into the State fair. and my first piece of furniture. Second Place! and the judges loved the piece.
|281 days ago||
what is your Favorite Drink - 25 replies
Mine is Makers 46. Best bourbon I have ever tasted. those Kentucky boys know what they are doing that is for sure! I love the taste it’s got a cinnamon, sweet carmel, smooth end to it. no kick like most bourbon whiskeys, it stands the test of time. I Also like Glen Morangie, whoa that is good scotch. it’s aged in port barrels man tha...
|288 days ago||
wood working schools - 20 replies
Since I am such a newbie to the wood working world I am pretty envious of those who have been doing this all of there lives. I wish I had a third of the talent that most on here have. I noticed that there seems to be some pretty good schools on this. One in particular I like is the “Center for Furniture Craftsmanship” out in Maine. ...
|308 days ago||
Table top Rigid planer problems - 10 replies
I am have problems with my exhaust on my Planer, it keeps getting clogged, I have a heavy duty Wet/Dry Vac hooked to it, but it keeps getting clogged after one pass, has anyone had this problem and what did you do to fix it? Thanks in adance for any replys !
|308 days ago||
Planing Curly Maple Question - 10 replies
I was wondering if anybody else has the same problem. if you look at the picture you will notice to spots on the board. It looks like it was planed against the grain, but I swiitched it up and I still get the same thing, Hopefullly I can sand it out later. what do others do if you get this problem? thanks !
|338 days ago||
I am going to attempt blind secret mitred dovetail joints and wanted to know if anyone else has done this and what kind of tips can anyone offer. I am thinking i will have to do it all with hand tools which is what I want to do. thanks in advance! :)
|348 days ago||
Entitled: Obsessed: woodworking
|376 days ago||
Four Poster Bed Canopy beams - 4 replies
I have a friend who wants to have the 4 beams put on top of her canopy bed, she said she doesn’t want to put any heavy material on it, mostly just sheers. the question I have is since these beams are pretty long, how can keep them from drooping over the years? are they simple one piece or should I spline together several pieces for strengt...
|385 days ago||
Help with Hand plane identification - 5 replies
I just recently bought a Wood hand plane for $22.00. Look liked it was in good condition and I could always use a good jack plane and besides the Blade was unbelievable thick. I get it home and notice the stamp on the blade it says Globe Manufacturing, Middleton, CT and Baldwin warranted in a circle, I found a little bit of info on the blade, bu...
|448 days ago||
working with your hands - 2 replies
I have always loved working with my hands, but I have to say expressing it with wood has been such a wonderful experience for me. I have done alot of other things that required my hands like drawing and painting, working with Mechanics like Jet aircraft, on my own cars and motorcycles. I love working so much closer to Nature than what I am used ...
|464 days ago||
most important workshop tools - 14 replies
I have started a workshop in my Garage and so far I have outfitted it with the following tools: Table Top Tools: Band Saw, Planer and a router(with a table) and I have a regular table saw, my hand tools are the usual; Planers, chisels, Saws, Measuring devices. I have a small work bench and a Planing Bench that I have built. and a chop saw. I did...