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08-10-2017 09:05 PM

Sharing insight into shoulder cuts on dovetails - 13 replies

I have heard and read information about shoulder cuts on your tails for dovetails. I can’t find much information on what to do. I cut my dovetails by hand and would love to learn more about how to use shoulder cuts that help hide the inside joint. The master woodworker that mentions this a lot is Steve Latta. Please share any insigh...

04-01-2017 05:17 PM

Facebook integration? - 10 replies

I am curious how we can post to Lumberjocks and have it post on Facebook as well. I don’t see a setting within accounts for this option, and the Facebook postings don’t include new projects. Can someone provide guidance?

01-18-2017 05:02 PM

Sourcing quilted poplar bowl blanks - 1 reply

I want to locate some quilted poplar bowl blanks and living in Arizona; I don’t have any trees near me. Can someone give me a source for where I can find/buy some salad bowl blanks for turning?

06-26-2015 06:23 PM

Where to find large assortment of common screws (machine,sheet&wood) - 10 replies

It seems I am always missing the right screw for the job and have to stop and go to the hardware store to pick up what I need. I searched around the web and found a few options, but before pulling to trigger, I wanted to see if anyone might share how the address this problem and what screws you have on hand, so you don’t run into this i...

08-26-2013 02:50 PM

Deft lacquer - desktop after rubout is ploy-able - 4 replies

I sprayed 3 coats of deft gloss lacquer, scuff sanding in between, I would call the finish thicker then I wanted though. I then waited 2 weeks and started to rubout the finish using 400/600 using soapy water. Looking at the finish now, it looks good, but when I put my finger nail on the finish is mars the finish and I also tested a piece of p...

01-23-2013 06:28 PM

What is this used for? - 5 replies

I found this in my grandfathers tools and I wanted to know what this tools is and how it is used. I figure it’s some type of guide for metal working. In advance, thanks for our reply!

12-20-2012 10:07 PM

Cooper in Arizona - 7 replies

I am looking for someone that has skills in coopering (bucket or barrows) in the Phoenix area. If you know of anyone that has these skills in the Arizona area please reach out to me. Thank you Matt

05-01-2011 08:09 PM

Reproduction - Eames wooden stool - how to advice needed - 1 reply

I want to make a reproduction of the eames wooden stool (see attached) and wanted to get some pointers from someone regarding how to mount and hold the large piece of wood on my jet lathe. I have the middle section turned, but need advice on how to hold the top and bottom when I glue them on and how to turn the concave top after it’s moun...

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