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|1217 days ago||
How can I hang a tapestry? - 10 replies
Last week we discovered a wonderful piece of family history I had no idea existed. This is a needlepoint cover my grandmother made for my dad’s crib before he was born. So it is about 75 years old. I thought it would be really cool to make a frame for it and hang it in the guest bedroom. Any suggestions on how I can make this happen? I&...
|1269 days ago||
Plan scam. - 36 replies
Sorry to post this in the skill share forum, but I’m not sure where it would best go. I seem to recall reading on here a while ago — also in Wood Magazine’s last issue (I think) — about nitwits stealing project plans and selling them on the web. Well, I’ve been getting requests from “WoodworkProjects” on my Yo...
|1307 days ago||
The miniature chair - 3 replies
Just wanted to post a follow-up in the forum section because all of you were so helpful on my little chair last week. Never in my wildest dreams did I imagine how difficult it would be so slap together five pieces of wood! Anyway, here's the finished piece. I’m satisfied. Now I can go an make something useful. Thanks again. LJ is an ama...
|1315 days ago||
Scrap lumber: how do you store your wood? - 41 replies
I’m not sure if this has been a thread on here before, but I thought I would pose the question after consistently being unable to find scraps of wood I would like to use and forever hesitant to throw away tiny cut-offs. And it makes for a fun discussion. So my questions to you are this: Do you have a “structured” plan for...
|1321 days ago||
Complicated glue-up - 33 replies
Thanks everyone who has has input in my triangle cutting question. I think I’ve got a handle on it by spending hours fussing with my crappy miter guage. Let me show you what I’m doing and ask for more help. The Marin County Fair is in July and they always have a chair-making competition. There is a “miniature” category...
|1321 days ago||
Cutting triangles - 16 replies
I’ve been poking around LJ trying to come up with some sort of triangle cutting jig for the table saw. I especially need to cut a perfect equilateral triangle. And then maybe some isosceles triangles. Any simple solutions? Maybe something I can use on my sled? Steve