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|81 days ago||
1935/36 Crafstman wood lathe - 8 replies
My wife got a text from her boss wanting to know if I would want a wood lathe that her friend has in her garage. I ask her what she wanted for it and got just get it out of my garage. She sent a bad cell phone picture of it. I figured what the heck so went and got it this is what I got. The dark handle tools on the left are Craftsman the others ...
|322 days ago||
Type of wood? - 9 replies
I bought a box of cut offs from rockler and this is one of the pieces. I am making a pen out of it and would love to know what kind of wood it is to tell the person I am gifting the pen to.ThanksJim
|463 days ago||
HELP hole in wood - 7 replies
I was turning this piece of wood to make a box and found a hole it wasn’t there on the surface of the wood. (no idea of what kind of wood) can I use this to fill it in and continue turning?
|529 days ago||
My first captured ring - 0 replies
http://s1135.beta.photobucket.com/user/Jim_DaRoza/media/VID_20130317_153726.mp4.html Trying some thing new. I know its nothing special but hey it worked.
|558 days ago||
Found in dads shed - 9 replies
There in rough shape and in need of some TLC.
|655 days ago||
Kick back warning - 10 replies
This happend to me about an hour ago just posting it as a reminder. I have an old crafstman saw with no guards of any kind. Luckly only the wood suffered injury.
|711 days ago||
perfection almost - 1 reply
I decided to spend some time in the shop today and started working on a blanket chest I am making for my mother in law for christmas. Last week I had cut up some old oak hand rails to size. I started out with the carcass rails. I ran them thru the jointer to get the face flat then ran it thru again to get side square to the face so far so good...
|718 days ago||
Size does matter. - 6 replies
When deciding on the size of a box is there a good ratio to length, width, height? The few I have made so far are from plans I made one winging it and it turned out nice but I think I got lucky. Any info will be apreactiaed.Thanks
|732 days ago||
Help with puting felt in a box - 7 replies
Ok I made a box for my sister in law which I posted on here I decided to put felt in the bottom and messed it up big time. I have no idea why it went wrong I use the peel and stick type cut it to size then tried to put it in. I did a dry fit and it was fine then i tried to put it in and it seemed to of shrunk I tried to streach it. I pulled it o...
|740 days ago||
Scored some free wood - 4 replies
I went to a birthday party for my granddaughter at her other grand parents house today. The other granddad has a shop but dosn’t do much wood working any more. But he had a pile of wood and gave me these 3 boards 2 are 1”x11 1/2”x 10’ the other one is 1”x7 3/4”x 8’6”. They are Florida Maple and...
|754 days ago||
Push pads - 7 replies
I ordered a set of push pads from rockler and they came in yesterday I used them today and all I can say is wow I figured they would be nice to have. I used them with my jointer and bench router and the difference was amazing. Not only did it seem to work better it felt a lot safer. I know alot of you will say well duhhhhh but hey I am learning ...
|759 days ago||
Wood workers trade show? - 2 replies
I think I read on here some were about one coming up I think in Alanta?Any one know about it?
|767 days ago||
l know better then doing this - 11 replies
Checked the measurment between the fence and the blade on the table saw before the blade stoped.I know better I know better I know better I just bought it a couple days ago too.
|767 days ago||
Miter key jig - 0 replies
Miter key jig I got the design from Highflyer. It worked great and I plan to use it alot.My first miter key box I love the look.
|768 days ago||
Pre finish - 9 replies
This is a box I am going to finnish I know from past experience that scratches that were not seen show up when stain is applied. Is there away to find them first?
|771 days ago||
maybe an old shop smith table saw I am told - 4 replies
Some one I sort of know at works says he has wood working tools they use to belong to his grandfarther then his dad’s but dad passed away sundley So how the son has (he says) all these great tools and dosnt want them would rather have the building for storage. He seems almost clueless on what the stuff is he said he one says jointer anothe...
|771 days ago||
Raiseing the blade on my table saw - 3 replies
My saw from the left side note the height adjustment wheel is lopsided and whobles and there is no handle making rasing and lowering the blade a drag. so i grabed a 1/2” deepwell socket of my ratchet and now it easy a pie. I think at work tomorrow I will find an odd 1/2” socket with and extenstion get the machine shop to weld them...
|772 days ago||
Dog in the shop - 3 replies
My dog Seirra. She is always with me in the shop and always laying in front of the tool I am using next.
|783 days ago||
What is this? - 20 replies
I got this from my son tonight he was using it to beat on his starter (don’t ask lol). It looks like a chisel.
|789 days ago||
Picked up at the flea market - 0 replies
No real treasure but for 3 bucks each why not.