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|22 hours ago||
Oklahoma LJs please check in - 9 replies
Please let us know how you are doing and if you need anything.
|99 days ago||
Wixey Planer Unit - 6 replies
Anybody mount one on a Delta 22590?
|160 days ago||
Finished Nathaniel's Gun Case - 15 replies
Came out pretty good. He should be happy. He can go to the range in style, now!Three coats of 50/50 Dark Walnut Watco and Marine Varnish. Followed by three coats of straight marine varnish. All rubbed out with Scotch Brite pads, Maroon through white. Finally a coat of Trewax.Foam cover inside is Denim. Thanks for looking.
|165 days ago||
Nathaniel's Gun Case - 17 replies
Here it is after one coat of my super secret, highly technical wiping varnish formula. :-)Nothing fancy. Just a utilitarian case to carry guns from home to the range and back.Mesquite veneer over BB, maple, and walnut. Here’s the inside. The wife made a tool bag that will lay in the space next to the bullet block. She’s going to c...
|218 days ago||
Bib Overalls Of Your Dreams - 10 replies
Each to be hung near where the tools are used most often. Better than tin cans and plastic bins.Note that each has at least one pencil! :-)
|232 days ago||
Hope someone who understands these infernal machines can advise me. It’s probably a simple fix. I’m just so very inept, though. Within the last couple of days, I’ve lost the automatic spell check. It used to underline misspelled words with a squiggly red line and right clicking on it would bring down alternatives. Now, that&...
|233 days ago||
Neil - 5 replies
Anybody heard from Neil? How’s he doing?
|236 days ago||
Need a new kind of tape measure - 11 replies
Does anybody sell a measure graduated in 10ths of an inch?
|242 days ago||
Took a while but.... - 10 replies
...now they are ready to deliver. Walnut, curly maple, a wee bit of turquoise and flocked drawers.Base sculpted to resemble rippling water. Thanks for looking.
|242 days ago||
Some Advice Needed - 5 replies
Good morning.I’m starting a couple briefcases to hold pistols. The frame will be maple. I’d like to make the sides from solid maple also. However, I’m a bit concerned about wood movement.The frame corners will be box joints. Rabbets in the frame to receive the side panels is the option I prefer. Since the lid and the “box...
|247 days ago||
A Near Tragedy - 51 replies
Gloves, long sleeves, jewelry and long hair are all verboten in my shop around operating machinery. Here is another example of why. Near Tragedy A year or so ago, another young lady was not so lucky. She was strangled when her hair was caught in a metal lathe.
|291 days ago||
A wonderful visit with Shipwright in B.C. - 8 replies
After a reunion in WY and a small deck building job in Washington, my wife, her brother, and I loaded our truck and camper on a ferry and took off across the waters at Anacortes WA for what was to be the absolute highlight of our trip. British Columbia has to be one of, if not the single most beautiful places, in N. America. And, is populated by...
|320 days ago||
Need suggestions for a tablet. - 18 replies
I need to replace a lap top. I’m thinking a tablet might be the way to go. The only thing we do is surf and email and occasionally print. I’m looking for suggestions for a really good Windows based machine. Thanks guys.
|321 days ago||
Good to Know...Self Defense - 11 replies
This was sent to me by a friend who teaches self defense classes. “I know some of you own GUNS but this is something to think about… If you don’t have a gun, here’s a more humane way to wreck someone’s evil plans for you. Did you know this? I didn’t. I never really thought of it before. I guess I can get...
|326 days ago||
Pen Case - 5 replies
I don’t turn, so a friend is turning a few pens for me. They will be gifts. I’d like to make a case for each of them. Anybody ever make cases for a single pen? Would you be willing to share pictures? I’d like to make them with friction fit lids, if possible.Thanks, guys.
|364 days ago||
New Toy Review - 6 replies
Yesterday, while waiting for a take out pizza, I stepped next door to a gourmet kitchen tool place. I’d been in there before to buy a grease splatter thingie. It has just the fine mesh I needed to sift crushed stone for inlays. Any how, last Memorial day we visited some old friends who served us some French press coffee. WOW! was it ever g...
|372 days ago||
Some Hardware Advice Needed - 5 replies
After the present run of BSBs are done, I’m going to build a pistol/ammo briefcase for my son. So, I’ll be looking for hinges, corner protectors, locking latches and a leather wrapped handle.I’m thinking that a piano hinge would suffice but I’m open to better ideas. I’ve been searching the net and it seems that pric...
|378 days ago||
Electrified Wood Question - 7 replies
Recently saw a video where a guy used some sort of a transformer to generate 12K volts DC. He paints water on wood, in this case a bracelet, and places two contacts on the wet wood. When he applied the current, nice random burn marks appeared. My question is, what sort of a transformer, or other device, could be used to generate 12K DC safely? I...
|380 days ago||
Habu Box - 7 replies
This one was ordered by a couple in Japan. The Habu is a venomous snake indigenous to Okinawa.15H X 6 1/2W X 5 1/2 deep.Walnut and maple. 2 coats of Watco, 3 coats of rattle can Helmsman poly. Drawers are flocked inside.Thanks for looking.
|384 days ago||
WANTED DESPERATELY - 8 replies
Does anyone know where I can find a 3 3/8, 24 tooth blade WITH A 5/8 BORE HOLE.Every one I can find has 15MM hole. Surely somebody sells such a bade with an imperial sized hole. Actually, I suppose a 4” blade would work but, 3 3/8 would be best.I’m planning to use it in a router table as a slitting saw for cutting box tops and creati...