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|688 days ago||
Hi guys! It’s been awhile since I’ve been on LJ but wanted to reach out with a proposition. I am adding a charity component to my website and would like to retail, US-made, eco-friendly keepsake boxes (in the same sort of style as Mod Mom Furniture) to my customers and give a portion to charities supporting abused and missing childr...
|1101 days ago||
Hi everyone! I need some advice from you CNC folks! I’ve been trying to get ahold of a CNC shop (in LA area) I used before partnering with an Amish furniture manufacturer and I’m not having any luck. I’m in desperate need of some CNC help. I’m attaching what I need done and am interested in knowing if any of you wou...
|1249 days ago||
Hi everyone! I entered the SHARK TANK in October and ABC is finally airing my episode on April 1st at 8pm/7pm central on ABC! I pitched the Sharks in hope of securing capital for my garage start-up. It was fun and terrifying!! See the preview video at http://www.modmomfurniture.blogspot.com Also, I’ll be promoting LUMBERJOCKS at...
|1372 days ago||
Advice Needed :) - 26 replies
Hi Lumberjocks! I need your help! Big expansion plans are in the works for Mod Mom Furniture and those expansion plans include having a large Amish shop in Ohio to manufacture my furniture so I can keep up with the demand. It’s all going well but I’d love some input in regards to veneer appliques. The veneer branch as shown o...
|1639 days ago||
Hi everyone, My daughter and husband came up with this idea and I think it’s fantastic! Barbie has a series of career dolls (Fashion Model, Computer Engineer, Dentist, Doctor, News Anchor) but NO Carpenter Barbie. We should change that! I’ve written about it here on my blog if you want the back story or more info: http://mod...
|1677 days ago||
Mod Mom Furniture Raffle for Haiti Relief - 3 replies
Hi Lumberjocks! I just wanted to let you all know about a raffle I’m holding to raise money for the Red Cross and their efforts in Haiti. I designed and built a keepsake box the other night and am raffling it off. Tickets are only $10 and they’re super easy to buy. All proceeds go to Red Cross. Check out www.modmomfurniture....
|1868 days ago||
Routing channels in wood for sliding doors? - 14 replies
Ok, help. A friend of mine has asked me to build a simple bar for her and that’s the easy part. She’s requested sliding doors on the bottom half and I’ve never routed out a channel before so I need some advice. I vaguely remember my Dad talking about using a Dado blade on the table saw to route the channels. Is that the eas...
|2164 days ago||
Glue? - 10 replies
Ok, Lumberjocks. I need some help! We’re having my daughter’s sixth birthday party, “Grace’s Build Your Own House For A Stuffed Animal or Webkin So Long As It’s Not a Big Stuffed Animal” Party. I’m cutting my scrap wood into house parts. For many reasons, nails are out so I’m looking for recomm...
|2277 days ago||
Any advice for removing stripped screws? - 14 replies
Hi all, I just finished putting together my new table saw and stripped a screw on the blade plate cover so I can’t open it to change out the blade. Any suggestions? I’d rather not have to buy a Grabit as I need to cut some wood today. Thanks for your help! Kiersten