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87 days ago

wood ID help - 13 replies

I found this pallet the other day. Its two distinct hardwoods. One reminds me of mahogany but its too heavy and dense and the lighter one I think is cherry. I was hoping some of you knowlegable LJ’s may be able to I’d them. Thanks!

518 days ago

Routing a spiral - 27 replies

I have an idea that would require me to cut a perfect spiral groove (1/2-inch deep and 1/2iinch wide) into a round, flat piece with a radius of 24-inches. I have been trying to figure out if it is possible to do with a router. I think I can do it by placing a round tube or dowel at the center of the piece, attaching it to the router with a st...

538 days ago

Delta Unisaw on Craigslist in San Diego - 1 reply

Saw this on CL today. Maybe someone is interested: http://sandiego.craigslist.org/csd/tls/3590384772.html Also this one looks interesting. http://sandiego.craigslist.org/csd/tls/3580217584.html Wish I had some extra cash lying around. I need a jointer.

617 days ago

Cushioned wood chair - 5 replies

Mary Dickerson cut away thin layers inside wood columns. When combined, these columns form a lightly cushioned surface that is responsive to the touch. I saw this online this morning and thought it was just ingenious!!! Some people are so clever. Source

743 days ago

Chess board repair advice - 6 replies

A colleague recently moved to San Diego from Oklahoma. He brought with him a chess board that was made for him as a gift. It is curly maple and mahogany with bubinga inlays. A few months after arriving in San Diego the board cracked. Presumably from the lower humidity. It has three fairly large cracks that goes through the entire thickness of...

768 days ago

Finishing a pine cabinet - 7 replies

I am busy building this changing table for my little sister who is due in a couple of months. Their first. I built it out of pine because changing tables have a habit of going away after a year or so and I had enough pine. Also she wants it finished to match some other pieces she has that are in her description ‘Espresso’. Dark c...

782 days ago

Cheap hardwood in the San Diego/Oceanside/Orange County area - 4 replies

I have a contact located in Oceanside. Cabinet maker. He has an overflow of off-cuts that he wants to get rid off. Its good stuff. Mostly Figured Maple, Bubinga, Cherry, Walnut, Leopard & Zebra. Most of it is planed (3 sides) 1/2” and 3/4” but some of the Maple and Bubinga are 1”. The thicker stock is between 8” and 3...

796 days ago

This never happens at my Lumber store - 21 replies

849 days ago

Please be carefull - 32 replies

Just a note to my fellow LJ’s to remember safety. I was ripping some rough stock on Friday afternoon to make a simple storage box for my dovetail jig. While cutting the 3/4” pine planks for the box sides to lenght a piece binded on the tablesaw and went flying. It hit me in the stomack and took me down! completely knocked the wind ou...

866 days ago

Random-Orbit Palm sander is posessed! - 11 replies

I have a little 5” Black & Decker random orbit palm sander. It was fairly inexpensive and it has worked really well. However, last few times I used it it is acting super strange. I hope I can explain this; It spins, motor sounds good, gets up to speed adequately but it ‘bites’ into the wood if I apply any kind of pressure. ...

876 days ago

Lane, Virginia Maid cedar hope chest restore - advice needed. - 2 replies

I was recently given an old Lane cedar hope chest. One of my neighbours needed it out of his garage. It is still in wonderfull shape. According to the serial number it was manufactured in 1970. It still has all original hardware and the only thing missing is the lock key. Luckily it is in ‘unlocked’ mode and the spring latch works. T...

880 days ago

Ryobi router base plate - 6 replies

I have a Ryobi 2 HP Plunge Router that I bought at home depot. I am looking for a baseplate for it to attach guide bushings. Does anyone know wether the universal type plates they sell at the wood working stores will work? or does anyone have ideas where to search? Thanks in advance.

916 days ago

Disston saw identification - 5 replies

I recently was given a disston handsaw. I am really struggling to positively identify the model type. I want to restore it but want to know everything about it before I even touch it. If any of you can help I will be so greatfull. It has a 20” blade.

918 days ago

Moving experience - 2 replies

I am a poor woodworker. So I scrounge. Packing crates and old furniture is my wood source. The other night I picked up some free wood from a CL add. Nothing spectacular but enough to keep the sawdust going. Then last night this woman called me. “Do I need more wood?” she asked. I was anout to decline because half of what I got from t...

930 days ago

Uuuuuhhhhmmm.... - 4 replies

I had no idea where to post this topic. It fits in the workshop safety section; it fits (kinda) in the jigs section, certainly could go in the powertools and hardware section and would be cozy in the lumber section. But alas there is no What the… section. So I decided to post it here. I was watching a video about a sawmill on Youtube wh...


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