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|2282 days ago||
Coloring Pyrography - 3 replies
I have saw several colorized wood burnings and I am curious as to best ways go about this and still have a burning. I have this piece I am working on a Christmas present for my Son. He is all into Rodeo and everything country (my fault). Anyway, I would like to color the piece and am not quite sure what medium to use. So, given the m...
|2294 days ago||
Just A Reminder. - 21 replies
Please be safe when working out there. About a half hour ago, I stabbed myself with my Flexcut Bench Knife in the “web of my thumb”. The blade skipped right past my thumb guards. I could use a stitch or two but will “cowboy up” instead. I am thinking maybe I will ask Santa for one of them fancy carving gloves.
|2365 days ago||
In need of some router table advice - 14 replies
I am wanting to build a bench top router table. My kids got me this router http://www.blackanddecker.com/productguide/product-details.aspx?productid=14796&toolview=5#details for Christmas last year and I want to build a table for it. My plan was to use 3/4 birch ply for the top but I noticed that it would be to thick to use most bits. S...
|2403 days ago||
Shop Safety - 15 replies
Just a reminder folks because I just got back from this. A pair of these… Or these… Saves a trip here… and saves more of this for wood and tools… I got some dust in my eye and after flushing it out and a few hours it still hurt like the blazes of hades. I am ok the diagnosis is cornial abrasion. So, I hav...
|2416 days ago||
Table Saw Safety, Lesson 1 - 13 replies
Today I was working on a set of pet stairs. We have some small dogs and they like to get up on the couch and look out the window. In the process today I was reminded of a safety lesson. DO NOT LEAVE CUT STOCK BETWEEN THE FENCE AND THE BLADE! I was being lazy and wanted to use the fence as a stop block for some repetitive cross cuts. I t...