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|1515 days ago||
resawing blade questions - 15 replies
ok so im looking for a resawing blade for a 14 BS with 6 inch extension (105”) anyways i burned up my last 3/4 blade yesterday about 4:00 leaving me an hour to find a place with them and also getting there…i used about 30 mins searching and calling, fastenal,graingers, and a couple of odd places, i know its absolutely pointless to lo...
|1517 days ago||
butternut and hackberry - 12 replies
ok so i got a bunch of butternut from a guy and he had mentioned that it was extinct or really close, so im curious if he was filling me full of it or if this is the case…he gave me all of what he had which was under 20 bdft and a left buying over 800 bdft of wood (ash/red and white oak/cedar/hackberry) but he was out of black walnut..grrr...
|1555 days ago||
rockler rant - 13 replies
ok this will be my last rant today, i promiseanyways again i get the rockler coupon “make your own sale” for 20% off with that tiny lil itty bitty astericknext to it, which im sure most of yall got it too and i thought maybe its rel this time…o no still the same thing This offer is for Internet orders only at Rockler.com a...
|1555 days ago||
am i the only 1?...maybe rants? - 9 replies
my 1st issue is when people post projects and put 1 pic up showing as much as possible, making the actual project smaller within the pic and showing even less detailmaybe its just me but i obviously like to see the entire project however i think the details are as if not more important then the whole in many cases…maybe im just a weirdo, w...
|1565 days ago||
older delta/rockwell 14 inch bandsaw - 9 replies
ok so ive been searching for a bandsaw like mad for about the past month and its been few and far between but i did finally hit “tried and true tools” yesterday its basicly a quality tools garage sale or consignment type store, sorry no website tho.anyways basicly im looking to do some resawing mainly so from what ive gathered is i h...
|1588 days ago||
where to buy wood in minnesota - 6 replies
basicly i know of rockler which is 40 mins away or woodcraft which is an hour+ and then theres a couple others i know of youngbloods lumber in minneapolis off of centralso if your in minnesota where do you get yours and how are the pricesbut how about doing a list of minnesota lumberyards?
|1606 days ago||
wanna play "what is this wood?" - 21 replies
ok so i found a chunk of what looked like decking in my garage attic the other daythe house was built in 86 and we bought it in 04 and this was really the 1st time i looked up thereso it ooked similar to mahogany in my mind so i bought a chunk of that and brought it home to compare and altho they look fairly similar i picked the boards up and th...
|1625 days ago||
looking for a laquer specialist - 8 replies
ok so i have a piece i threw 3 coats of laquer on and then wetsanded it with 600 grit, it wasnt perfect but it was really good but its been a long time since i was in auto body and smoking dope didnt help either , so now i dont recall how to get it glazed and suchi had some maquires new car glaze i think it was called but it was fairly gritty, n...
|1626 days ago||
a couple of articles that opened my eyes and hopefully yers too Chinese Drywall Problem Far Reaching drywall Plywood: The Choices You Makeplywood
|1630 days ago||
joint advice - 33 replies
ok if you dont know me yet, im very much a newb to woodworking but i think im catching on a bit anyways..lol but heres my predicament, i wasnt thinking about weight really being a factor when i started my project but as i kept going i realized weight would maybe become an issue, so im trying to figure out a joint for this appliocation that will ...
|1636 days ago||
how to keep others safe from the wood worker? - 17 replies
ok so i have a pretty small shop so i know thats a chunk of my issue but im wondering how to keep my wife safe.. ok thats a stretch but my plan was to make a coffee table for the contest which i realized a few days ago that i would not make the deadline, so frustrated and bummed but ill get over it anyways i have the sides 45ed and and before th...
|1642 days ago||
older craftsman radial arm saw in MN - 1 reply
i have an older craftsman radial arm saw, if theres some interest ill toss some pics up of it, but if i get no replies then theres probly not much interest..lolworks very well its on a cabinet and im taking offers, wood cash tools or otherwise
|1642 days ago||
hardwoods question - 18 replies
ok so the question is does anyone ever use crab-apple wood? and im assuming they dont but why not?basicly i trimmed trees a few years ago and left a huge branch mainly because of lazyness and not cutting it up, untill i got into this woodworking stuff and thought crab-apple = fruit and fruit trees = hardwoods and we lost a plum tree last fall to...
|1646 days ago||
like a sliver under my fingernail... - 13 replies
ok so as i was going thro the forums, actully looking for wood/tools to buy i ran across 1800 bft of spalted maple in VT (and yes i think i shorted out my keyboard drooling) and hickory in CT as i recall, so i decided to look thru the forum and do a dearch for minnesota and well u guessed it, you have no ability to search thru just 1 forum, in f...
|1649 days ago||
bleeding stain, or not? - 1 reply
ok so long story short im working on a project which involves building a guitar, fake but still basicly a guitar and because of my extremely novice skill but because of my addiction for crash course learning rather then starting easy and building up from there it seems i must think about doing something that could be fairly simple, then bringing...
|1662 days ago||
what kind of wood is this made from? - 7 replies
ok i have a china cabinet that id like to make a similar matching gun cabinet and a few other things however i dont know what kind of wood its made from so im sure someone around here can tell me pretty quick, or atleast alot quicker then me searching thru google pics and finding anything and everything completely related and comepletely unrelat...
|1666 days ago||
woodworking buddies - 5 replies
ok so me and crazy4wood typically work together on many projects, is there a way to have 2 builders on projects without posting the same project twice? as that would get old fast