|View Les Casteel's:||home||workshop||projects (13)||blog (0)||reviews (0)||forum topics (10)||buddies (15)||favorites (9)||activity log|
|24 days ago||
AAW Seminar In Phoenix? - 2 replies
Anybody attending the AAW Seminar in Phoenix, AZ? I am and thought, the lumberjocks should all get together one night or one morning for breakfast and socialize a bit.
|611 days ago||
Location On Buy & Swap Forum - 2 replies
Is there any way we can ask those who participate on the Buy & Swap tools etc forum to place their location in the title line? I’d might be very interested in a cabinet saw say in St Louis but not in San Francisco! I don’t have time to browse thru and find out where these items are. Often many of them never tell you. Basi...
|1097 days ago||
Sharp Skate III - 1 reply
I would appreciate anybody out there giving me information about the Sharp Skate III. Its a sharpening guide or honing guide, for chisels, plane irons etc. It basically, holds the iron or chisel at a repeatable angle and allows you to move it across a stone sideways. This should let you use all the stone and supposedly makes it more accurate,...
|1333 days ago||
Making Your Own Milkpaint - 4 replies
I’ve begun the process of building some various small Shaker Style projects for some customers. Mainly pine. I wanted to use milk paint which I’ve used before, having bought it commercially. But, the stuff costs about $9 a pint or you could say $54 a gallon (2 pints per quart, 4 quarts per gallon). So, I thought that after lookin...
|1350 days ago||
African Mahoghany? What To Expect? - 8 replies
Hey, gentlemen and ladies, I’ve got an order for several chairs and the person wants to use Mahoghany. She requested specifically African Mahoghany. Could you give me a heads up on working with this. I’m concerned about any hidden toxic or abnormal dust issues. I’v there are issues that its not stable….that it ̶...
|1391 days ago||
New Hardwood Dealer in Branson, MO - 5 replies
Hey! LJ’s in the SW Missouri, Northern Arkansas areas…A new hardwoods dealer just started up. You might want to check his business out. Contact: Paul Pomeroy at UTC Hardwoods, 145 Warehouse Dr, Branson, MO. 65616, Phone (416) 699-5002 or http://www.utchardwoods.com/
|1417 days ago||
New "mini" planers, Suggestions? - 12 replies
My old (1987) Ryobi AP-10 finally died in a puff of smoke! I wish I could find another one that would last over 20 years with almost daily usage. Anyway, I’ve not looked at the little 10” to 12” planers. I own a PM 20” but often use the small one for quick and thin jobs. Money is not so much of a problem, which baby...
|1417 days ago||
I have this two spindle, horizontal boring machine which I’m not going to use. I believe its primary job was to make dowel holes for faceframes and butt joint glue ups. The moter is a 1/2 HP and looks and acts almost new. It is a capaciter start moter. The moter mount is adjustable in that you can easily lower the mount to adjust the belt....
|1446 days ago||
Printing Original Plans - 6 replies
Hey thanks for ANY information you can supply! I have several original plans for small children’s rocking chairs etc. that I want to make available in plan form. I think I could handle Sketchup or one of the drafting style pieces of software to originate the plans. But, has anyone dealt with actually getting them printed up? I wanted...
|1448 days ago||
Horizontal Boring Machine - 5 replies
Hi, thanks for looking. I’m interested in buying a used horizontal boring machine if anyone has a lead on one. If not can anyone give me an idea what is available new at a reasonable price? Thanks!