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|483 days ago||
Estate Sale Goldmine? - 8 replies
I need some advice on a bunch of old tools. I want to know if they have much value and how I should clean them up.So, saw an ad in the local newspaper for an estate sale not far from home. Hubby and I decided there were lots of things we maybe could use, so we went. Found this box of old tools in mighty poor condition in an outdoor shed. No pric...
|511 days ago||
Hazard Fraught - 3 replies
Friend sent this to me and I laughed until I cried. So true. so true.http://www.flutterby.com/images/2012/10/01/hf_tool_sale.pdf Donna Menke
|550 days ago||
Classes for all woodworkers in Illinois - 2 replies
Friends in woodworking-Just a note to let you all know that I will be in the Champagne/Urbana, Illinois area September 19-22 teaching classes at the CU School of Woodworking Grand Opening Celebration. I will be in good company with Tim Yoder (turning) and George Vondriska (master woodworker) as the other instructors. My classes will be the ever ...
|1068 days ago||
Articulated Pull Toys - 29 replies
My daughter and I want to make some cute pull toys for young children we know. We have it in mind to make grasshoppers, but we could alter plans for other animals. Does anyone have a suggestions for the best book to get to get the plans for something like this? I’d like something that looks like it is hopping- and maybe makes a sound too. ...
|1068 days ago||
Drum Sander, 10" - 16 replies
I’m looking for a Jet 10/20 drum sander. I’m hoping someone is going to step up to a 16/32 and the 10” is in the way. They are so expensive new that I would like to find a good used one.
|1800 days ago||
Web Site Update - 4 replies
Hi Guys- long time no see! I mean to check in more often, but seem to run out of time. Ever since I made that harp I’ve been trying to learn how to play the harp. I eventually bought a ready-made new harp that is a lot bigger and has more strings for me to mess up on. LOL You can hear my feeble efforts on YouTube- http://www.youtube.com/wa...
|2150 days ago||
Hi Guys and Gals,Some of you have asked about the Carving Cruise to Alaska in September, so I have put all the information in one place, (including photos of the projects we will be working on), for those of you who are interested:http://www.woodworks-by-donna.com/AlaskaCruiseFinalInfo.pdfThanks- Donna Menke
|2381 days ago||
Decisions need help - 41 replies
Hi Guys-Here is a link to my harp making blog. I have to decide how to color this design on the soundboard- and I need help.http://harpmaking.blogspot.com/ Go way down to the end of the blog for the soundboard work.All opinions appreciated-Thanks, Donna
|2531 days ago||
Lumber Jocks write-up in Woodcraft Magazine - 21 replies
In case you didn’t notice, the current (May ‘07) issue of Woodcraft Magazine has a great write-up on this group. It is on page 72 under ‘Webworking’. They had nothing but praise for this group, it’s features, and or own Martin Sojka. I’ll bet that boosts our membership.I noticed it especially because there is ...