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03-12-2013 01:14 PM

Any third shift woodworkers? - 7 replies

I have recently accepted a job offer at a plastic injection molding company. The hours are 6pm to 6am. 4 days on- 3 days off- 3 days on- 4 days off, etc. I have a daughter and in a month will be a father to another child so times pretty tight as is. I dont kniw when Im gonna fit woodworking into my schedule. Anybody ever worked third shift? If s...

03-04-2013 12:11 AM

What to do with scrap oak? - 10 replies

I have a few (about 30 or so) pieces of oak between 3 and 4’ and 3/4” thick , theyre slightly wider than a 1×2. What are some ideas you can throw out for me to make? Im having trouble producing any creativity today. Im a novice who has limited tools at the moment.

02-25-2013 07:18 AM

What kind of bit do I need? - 19 replies

I’m currently making my wife a little keepsake box and I would like to install one circular magnet (they measure about 3/8” wide and 1/4” thick) on the folding cover and one where cover meets box. I want the tops of the magnets to sit flush with the surface of the wood or just ever so slightly above. Would a forstner bit be th...

02-23-2013 05:51 AM

What to use to notch wood? - 4 replies

I have a piece of 3/8” poplar that’s 5 1/2” x 8”. I need to make two cuts in this board. They will both be on the corners of the 8” side. The pieces I need to notch out are 3/8” x 3/8” and I’m having some difficulty getting this done. Normally I would just dado them out however the saw I will be us...

02-19-2013 06:03 AM

Pre treating end grain (oak)? - 18 replies

Hello everyone, I’m currently working on my first “real woodworking project”, It’s pretty small and simple actually. However my question to to do with staining end grain. I have a piece of oak (15” 1×6) that’s been notched on the corners, routed, sanded, stained (2 coats), ...

02-18-2013 08:15 AM

New member - 12 replies

Hello, I’m brand new here. I didn’t see an introduction spot so I just decided to post here. I’m 22 years old and from Iowa, I’m pretty new to woodworking and at the moment I am working on building up my tools and basic woodworking projects. I got into this because I work at a lumberyard/ hardware store. I love creating a...

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