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|01-11-2013 03:29 PM||
Sharpening Jointer Blades - 7 replies
Hey all, I’m going to make my first attempt at sharpening my 8” jointer blades. I don’t really have a plan but I’ll be using a wet stone to do this by hand… any good tips out there?
|06-22-2012 01:19 PM||
Summer Woodworking Awards - 1 reply
I noticed that the entries will begin to be accepted at the beginning of July, just wondering if anyone has got a heads on their project for this summer? I’m still having a hard time envisioning a “personal picnic butler”... although I’m sure with all the talent out there on Lumberjocks, it’ll be interesting to see ...
|05-17-2012 03:22 PM||
Exterior Wood that Bends - 1 reply
I’m currently involved with a project which original was suppose to use a composite material (Trex Deck) to wrap along a tall contoured wall on the exterior of a staircase. The owner has now expressed interest in using a natural wood… he’s suggested Ipe / Teak / Redwood… I know that Ipe and Teak would be a nightmare to tr...
|04-27-2012 02:19 PM||
Removing old finish - 14 replies
What are some good ways to remove old finishes, particularly layers of paint?
|04-27-2012 01:53 PM||
Pushstick of your dreams - 6 replies
My recent project required making a sacrificial push stick which I quickly sketched and cut on my band saw. After the project, it survived and it’s not becoming part of the shop. Looking at it starting getting a bit annoying, as it wasn’t one of my best thought out project… it got me thinking of other push stick designs… ...
|04-13-2012 06:16 PM||
Hand Planes - 10 replies
As much as I would like to spend a huge chunk of money at lee valley on some new planes… I can’t… any suggestions on some common planes to have handy at a good price?
|04-13-2012 06:14 PM||
Jig Storage - 7 replies
I suppose this is kind of a silly question but.. how have you all dealt with jig storage? There are so many jigs that come about from building projects… I’ve seen then hanging on walls alot. Do any of you dedicated an area for storage?
|04-12-2012 05:34 PM||
Douglas Fir Bench Top - 4 replies
Hello, I am in the process of planning a work bench build. It’s going to be made of reclaimed douglas fir, the timbers I have are 4” x 12” x 20’.... what would be the optimal size to mill that down to for the top glue up? I’ve been doing some digging online and found several good looking tops made of 3 1/2”...
|04-11-2012 05:52 PM||
Wooden Cube Puzzle - 2 replies
Hello everyone, Thanks for taking the time to read… my question is in regards to the construction of a wooden cube puzzle. You can see pics of this cube on amazon at this link Link ... I’m planning on building this with 3/4” square blocks. I will be using maple and mahogany for the materials. I have a concern about glu...