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12-27-2017 06:38 PM

wedding ring box - 1 reply

My granddaughter is getting married. Wants me to build her a box to carry the rings during the ceremony. Anyone have any ideas. I don’t really know what might look the best: any plans or ideas on size, shape, etc would be appreciated .

08-01-2016 05:57 PM

grandfather clock plans - 1 reply

anyone know of avaiable plans for a really nice grandfather clock. My fiftieth aniversatry is comming up and my wife has always wanted on. I can’t think of anything that she would like more

06-27-2011 07:25 PM

best wood for outdoor projects - 6 replies

My wife wants me to build her a pergola. Can anyone tell me the best wood for my area which is humid and hot in the summers, I live in Kentucky. I was thinking of cedar but how do I treat the cedar? Any ideas would be appreciated. Thanks!

03-18-2011 03:21 AM

easy (safe) way to split logs into usable halves or quarters for turning - 7 replies

I am new to turning but have done a few projects I have been given some nice (green) logs of pecan that I would like to split up into halves for bowls and then smaller for other turnings. I am trying to figure out the safest way to attemp this. the logs vary from 6 inches to 10 inches in diameter. I know this is a newbe guestion but I’m...

12-29-2010 05:00 AM

mobile base for tools - 10 replies

Anybody have any good plans for a mobile base for thier tools? Ihave tried 2 different designs – 1 for a heavy combination air filter – work top – and outfeed table. Another for a large craftsman band saw. Both function but are not really good. I would like to find a good design to try to make the tools in my shop a bit mor...

05-04-2010 06:28 PM

Question on mini-lathes - 6 replies

I have done mostly cabinet work and decided to try turning. trying to decide which mini lathe to buy. Does anyone have anything (good or bad) to say about the harbour freight mini lathes?

03-25-2010 04:47 PM

downdraft table - 7 replies

Hello All!I am in the process of reworking my shop, it is 24X30. Trying to get sawdust under control. I want to build a combination outfeed and downdraft table. I am having trouble on the design. Using a used squirrel cage and planning on a 1” thick top with 1 ” holes spaced 2” apart. What size top will produce enough draf...

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