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08-19-2015 08:21 PM

Can you identify these species? - 7 replies

I’ve been hired to do some illustrations for a book on interior decorating. One of the concepts is “wood comes in many different colors – it isn’t just brown”. Can anyone help me identify the 16 species shown in this photo? Doesn’t have to be perfect, just reasonably correct.

05-07-2015 03:12 PM

LN 51 and Stanley 62 for sale - SOLD - 2 replies

I am selling two planes. One is a brand new, still in the box, never been opened Stanley 62. The other is Lie-Nielsen 51 shooting board plane. It is in almost new condition, and it comes with an Evanfall Studios shooting board made specifically for the 51, with an “any angle fence” in addition to the traditional right angle. I do...

05-07-2015 02:23 AM

Everything you need for making cherry Shaker oval boxes in 4 sizes - 0 replies

Everything you need to make 5 different sizes of Shaker oval boxes, including tools, wood, patterns and instructions. $450, anyone? I think shipping will cost ~$75 or $100. Included are: Instructions, written and video: Forming forms, drying forms, air-dried cherry veneer for the bands that make up the lids and bases (differe...

05-02-2015 12:49 PM

Recommended router for a benchtop router table? - 12 replies

I’m researching routers for using in benchtop router tables. To be used for profiling trim and molding – no raised panels, no joinery. I found this free article from FWW that was helpful: However, it is from 2007, so I imagine there are new options on the market. I’m...

04-27-2015 06:22 PM

LN 51 plus dedicated chute board with any angle fence - 4 replies

Would like to sell a Lie Nielsen 51 chute board plane plus an Evanfall Studios chute board with the “any angle” fence. The packaging has been opened but neither have ever been used. Will ship.

04-25-2015 05:28 PM

Scraper blades, holder, sharpener and DVD - sold - 0 replies

All like new Veritas Scraper holder3 scraper blades – one Veritas super thin, one BahcoWoodsmith cabinet scraper sharpener systemChristopher Schwarz video on understanding, preparing and using scrapers $125 shipped anywhere in the lower 48.

04-25-2015 04:50 PM

Wood River 5 (V3) plus two additional irons - 0 replies

Lightly used Wood River 5 bench plane (V3) with one iron installed and two additional irons in boxes, never used. $175, includes shipping to anywhere in the lower 48.

04-25-2015 04:12 PM

New Stanley 62, never used - 0 replies

Never used new Stanley 62 in unopened box. $115. Includes shipping anywhere in the lower 48.

04-25-2015 03:58 PM

Tomz Knife Massager and Accessories - 0 replies

Selling a Tomz Knife Massager – single wheel. Includes the original diamond plates (600g and 1200g) plus extras, including a strop wheel, stropping compound, and a Corian wheel you can use for the abrasive paper of your choice if you want to go higher than the diamond plates. $200, includes shipping anywhere in the lower 48.

04-21-2015 10:49 PM

Chris Pye sharpening stones for gouges - PRICE REDUCED - 1 reply

Purchased from Tools For Working Wood never used.Standard 1 Slip Stones Kit Standard 2 Slip Stones Kit Detail Slip Stones Kit Special V Stone Asking $225, will ship USPS Priority Mail anywhere in the US for no charge.

04-19-2015 01:44 PM

Box joints without a dado blade? - 4 replies

Anyone know of a ready-made jig or plans for building one that doesn’t require a dado blade/stack?

04-14-2015 08:03 PM

What finish for use on bent/shaped bamboo rods furniture? - 1 reply

I’m going to try makings some indoor furniture items from bent/shaped bamboo rods – not bamboo ply, not bamboo lumber, not bamboo flooring. Does anyone have any recommendations for a finish? I don’t have a spray booth.

04-09-2015 05:26 PM

Advice on dimensions and hardware for a room divider - 6 replies

I am interested in building something such as this. If the uprights are 80” high, what would be the minimum safe length for the feet so that it won’t be tippy? I won’t be pacing anything heavy on the shelves. About the shelves: the idea is that they are slotted, and there are pins fixed in each slat, and the shelves s...

02-03-2015 12:06 AM

Would any be interested in a small oval turning project? - 0 replies

If you would be interested in tackling a small turning project to create a leg/mandrel that is oval in shape, please PM me.

05-23-2014 08:32 PM

Can you template rout an interior shape? - 4 replies

Can you template rout an interior shape? Lets say I want to make several identical 6” x 9” oval frames. Could I use a jigsaw to roughly cut out the interior, and then attach a template and use a flush-trim bit in the router table to perfect the interior? Or does that turn into one of those dangerous climb cutting operations?

05-22-2014 06:43 PM

Does Eastern/Aromatic Red Cedar change color? - 2 replies

Does the heartwood of Eastern/Aromatic Red Cedar undergo color change? I’d like to incorporate a splash of reddish color into an inlay I’m designing. Purpleheart is, of course, notorious for turning brown, and some people report that bloodwood does the same. So I’m looking for a safe simple alternative.

05-22-2014 03:13 AM

Is there such a thing a "light stabilization"? - 1 reply

I have a piece of interesting wormy wood that I’d like to use as an inlay. It isn’t worth sending it out to have it stabilized and I’m not interested in buying a vacuum pump system. Is there something simple I can do to stabilize this piece? The worm trails are very solid – I can’t dislodge them even after prodding ...

05-18-2014 03:45 PM

Can you "true" a small piece on a router table if it has no reference faces? - 38 replies

I’ve got some 3/4” x 3/4” x 5” scraps of exotics I’d like to true up. They were cut on a bandsaw and all have at least some good (i.e. reasonably stable, not tippy or wobbly) sides but no “true” sides. I though I’d be able to true them up with a hand plane but that is not going so well. I have a...

05-18-2014 02:54 AM

Stanley Sweetheart #62 - how does the depth adjustment screw work? - 1 reply

I have one of the new Stanley Sweetheart #62s. Does anyone know does the depth adjustment screw (DAS) is supposed to work? The instructions say loosen the lever screw cap, then us the DAS to extend the blade by turning clockwise, retract by turning counter clockwise. I find that the only way that I can turn the DAS is to first remove both the...

05-17-2014 07:05 PM

What should I do to the back when sharpening a bevel-up plane iron? - 6 replies

I have a Stanley Sweetheart 62 Low Angle (bevel up) plane. I’m about to sharpen the iron for the first time. For my #5 plane I use “the ruler trick” for the back: insert a thin ruler between the back of the iron and the top of the stone to lift it up a few degrees. A random person told me to never do that with a bevel-up ...

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