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|142 days ago||
Having builder's block, need advice - 2 replies
For some reason I have scratched my head and cussed and scratched my head some more, but I cannot for the life of me figure out how I want to build a project I’ve been asked to do for a friend. Here’s my dilemma: Friend has a 6’ long set of wall cabinets installed in the living quarters of a horse trailer. They have asked ...
|447 days ago||
So I’ve been an avid woodworker all my life but for some reason I have only recently seen my first Fletcher automated expanding table. After watching the youtube video of one of their tables in action over and over about a million times, I am still completely mesmerized by the engineering detail and craftsmanship that must have to go into...
|892 days ago||
What to do with leftover sawdust and chips? - 29 replies
I’m just wondering what everyone else out there does with their loads of sawdust and wood chips leftover from their projects? I live in an extremely rural area so I have no problem with finding places to dump it, but it’s always bothered me because it seems like there should be some kind of use for this stuff. I have 2 wood stoves ...
|894 days ago||
Dumb question about building a pyramid. - 19 replies
I have a very simple question that I’m sure most people here will know. I’m honestly a little bit embarrassed to even ask this but I would rather just get a confirmation from some of you before wasting time with trial and error and looking like I don’t know what I’m doing in front of my son! My son is to build a Valenti...
|921 days ago||
Any Benchmark table owners out there? - 2 replies
Since I’ve been a LJ’s member I’ve noticed an ad occasionally about this Benchmark table and it really caught my attention. I am a contractor and am wondering if this table could actually be useful. I especially was wondering this week while installing fiber cement lap siding, a product that is difficult to cut and can break ...
|927 days ago||
Well so far I am blown away at the amount of information I’ve found on this site. It’s like it was created just for me. lol So now I’m going to put you all to the test. Approximately 8-10 years ago I found plans for making a very nice wooden toy speedboat in a WOOD magazine. I made it about 1/3 through the plans and the...
|928 days ago||
Homemade Shopsmith surface sander. - 5 replies
Hello all! I’ve been looking for good plans to make my own surface sander attachment for my shopsmith. Actually this is how I found this website. I’ve seen several pics and descriptions about how to build the drum and how to mount it, but still haven’t figured out a good way to feed stock through it. Any tips or links to go...