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|04-02-2016 10:44 AM||
Oak Coffee Table - 5 replies
I was walking through a consignment furniture store the other day and I noticed this red oak coffee table. (If you are wondering, it sits on a simple metal base.) I just wonder: what did this thing sell for new!!!
|02-20-2016 11:45 PM||
Finishing Black Walnut - 2 replies
I tried my hand at making raised panel cabinet doors using black walnut and they are now ready for finishing. I will be finishing the panels before I assemble and finish the frames. Since black walnut lightens over time I normally apply a dark stain before I apply a top coat. Here is my question: will black walnut finished with pure Tung Oil...
|08-28-2015 03:06 PM||
Help with Through Tenons - 1 reply
I need design help with a Greene & Greene inspired stool that I am building. I am going by a picture that I saw and I have no other information to go by except for the overall dimensions. I have three questions about the through tenons on the legs. 1.) Should they be at the very ends of the legs or should they be inset? 2.) If th...
|08-28-2015 01:41 PM||
Posting Drawings - 3 replies
How do I attach a drawing or a .pdf to a post? I did a search and couldn’t find any help.
|08-24-2015 05:27 PM||
Mahogany Lumber - 1 reply
I needed a few pieces of Mahogany lumber for an upcoming project and since my “inventory” was running low I hit the local CL. I found a person a few miles away from my who is selling cutoffs in various dimensions and I bought 5 nice pieces for $20. He said that he is willing to sell it in an “If it Fits, It Ships” b...
|04-09-2014 11:14 AM||
Wicker Baby Carriage Wheels - 6 replies
Does anyone know where I can find 4-3/4” diameter wicker wheels like the ones shown above? I have an elderly neighbor who thinks that I can fix anything (please don’t tell her the truth) and she brought me an antique toy wicker baby carriage that needs at least one of it’s wheels replaced.I’ve done a Google Searc...
|03-19-2014 09:38 PM||
Problem uploading pictures - 9 replies
Today I tried to post a new completed project and I had no problem with the verbage part. I first tried uploading the pictures from my digital camera but for some reason a few of them were always sideways. I then uploaded the pictures to my Photobucket account and I was able to upload them into my draft. When I clicked on Preview, the pic...
|02-28-2014 09:04 PM||
Stanely No. 10-1/2 Carriage Makers Rabbet Plane - 6 replies
I am looking for help on what this Stanley No. 10-1/2 Carriage Makers Rabbet plane is worth. From what I can tell it is a Type 8 and it was made between 1899 to 1902. There is no rust on it or chips out of it. The scratches on the sole aren’t as bad as they may appear to be in the picture. It isn’t scientific, but I would guess...
|02-27-2014 08:57 PM||
Palm Beach County Lumberjocks - 2 replies
If you are a Lumberjock in the south end of Palm Beach County or north Broward County please send me a PM. Mister Bill
|02-21-2014 12:55 PM||
Help with a Flag & Certificate Case: Part Dieu - 5 replies
Now I am contemplating on how I will assemble and finish this project if I cover the front of the case with a single piece of glass set into dado. The best that I can come up with is to: 1.) Do most of my cutting and milling but don’t cut the pieces to their final lengths.2.) Apply stain to all pieces and let them dry.3.) Now cut them to t...
|02-20-2014 12:09 PM||
Help with Flag and Certificate Case - 14 replies
I want to make a Flag and Certificate Case similar to this one: The measurements, 18” x 20” x 3”, and joinery are straight forward. My question is how would the glass be installed? Slide the glass into place through a slot cut into the top and into dados in the sides and bottom? In looking at the picture, it appear...
|11-16-2013 04:21 PM||
Newbie trying to Maintaining Maximum Control - 7 replies
I am new at this Scrollsawing thing and as usual I am finding a wealth of information on Lumberjocks. I downloaded Joanne Lockwood’s article titled Maintaining Maximum Control and I want to try my hand at cutting the various patterns on the Practice Boards. What blades would you recommend that I use for the patterns 1 through 8? Mi...
|08-24-2013 10:38 AM||
I think that we are making the wrong stuff - 9 replies
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|08-06-2013 12:50 PM||
Help with Identification - 14 replies
I picked up this piece of wood from a flooring shop that was moving. It measures approximately 14” x 24” x 1-1/4”. At first, based on the orangish/reddish tint, I thought that it might be cherry. After several passes through a drum sander, I ended up with something that looks more like black walnut than cherry (I know that i...
|07-09-2013 12:16 AM||
Looking for Scooped Kitchen Stool Plans - 5 replies
My daughter, who recently graduated from college (in 4 years I must say) with a degree in Education, will begin her first full time teaching job this fall. She asked me to make a stool for her classroom similar to the stool plans that are for sale on Woodcraft’s website. Scooped Seat Stool – Downloadable PlanItem #153391D$9.99 ...
|05-25-2013 03:15 PM||
Cutting Board Question - 7 replies
I was curious as to what sawblade the various LJ Cutting Board Gurus use/recommend to cross cut long grain glued up blanks prior to the end grain glue ups?
|04-03-2013 06:03 PM||
Anyone in south Florida with a CNC machine - 0 replies
Is there anyone near the south end of Palm Beach County with a CNC machine that could help me with a small project? It is fairly basic. Send me a PM with your contact information and I will give you the specifics. Bill
|03-19-2013 02:24 PM||
Barbecue Plates - 1 reply
Any thoughts on what domestically available hardwood that should be used to make plates similar to ones shown on Amazon? The ones for sale are made from “Acacia” wood. I would assume that something like Red Oak would be a poor choice and that hard Maple would be a better choice. Any suggestions? http://www.amazon.com/Fox-Run-...
|12-10-2012 07:00 PM||
Stanley No. 98 Side Rabbet Plane - 2 replies
Stanley No. 98 (Right) side Rabbet Plane. Made between 1896 to 1942. Cast Iron with nickel plating, rosewood knob and reversible nose piece. $80 including shipping to the CONUS.
|12-10-2012 02:39 PM||
A Pair of 6's - 1 reply
I have two Stanley No. 6s for sale. One is a 6 C, Type 9 (1902-1907) and the other is a Type 20 (1962-1967). The rear tote on the 6C has been reglued and is missing the the top. The mouth was repaired by the previous owner but it otherwise is in sound condition. A portion of the front knob on the Type 20 has been reglued. Let me...