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|06-03-2014 12:34 PM||
Commission Headboard - 9 replies
A friend of mine recently asked if I could make a headboard that would kind of match her existing dresser. My question is what species of wood should I use, and how should I finish it? I’m not going to attempt the leaf pattern, but the rest of the construction shouldn’t be difficult for me. She just wants something to ...
|02-04-2013 01:57 AM||
Food-safe finish for pallet wood - 11 replies
Hello all, I’ve been gathering and busting apart recycled pallets for use in a future fence project, as well as smaller “country junk” projects. My wife recently spotted the food cart picture below and had to have one. I’ve been trying to select some nicer oak pieces for the top. Even though it won’t be used a...
|12-10-2012 02:43 AM||
My First Jointer - 3 replies
Purchased my first jointer today, a 6 inch Grizzly with a 46 inch bed on sale for $408. I previously had to rely on lumber being straight enough to work with, or even using my router table to joint boards for edge gluing. I’m a novice woodworker, and I plan to use this machine for many years to come. I just hope I don’t regret not...