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06-05-2012 05:46 AM

Searching for composite panels distributors - 0 replies

Is anyone familiar with a composite panels supplier along the eastern seaboard that offers Nida Core panels? I am looking specifically for the Nida Core honeycomb composite panels with fiberglass overlay. IF you are familiar with any distributors of same across the state of NC or along the eastern seaboard please forward the links if you would ...

05-18-2012 11:06 PM

Looking Slide-in Truck Camper Jacks - 1 reply

Looking for Slide-in truck camper jacks, they can be older and used, does not matter. I am after the type that have a tripod base with the small shelf at the upper end of the jack that the camper sits upon for removal. I am not looking the type that mount to the camper but rather those that operate independently of the camper. Basically four ind...

03-11-2012 09:50 PM

Persimmon Scraps anyone? - woodturners - 0 replies

Hey guys, i have a few scrap pieces of Persimmon for anyone that might be interested.- 4 pieces are slightly tapered ranging from 1.125”-1/2” , 10.75” in length- 1 piece is 2.5” x 3×10.5” – contains a crack on one side of the wood but a lot of workable wood remains on this piece – see photo below fo...

12-29-2011 06:48 AM

Razorbak's contact info - 0 replies

Are any of you guys familiar with Razorbak up here on the forum, if so would you by chance have his contact info? Leaving a private message doesn’t seem to work, for he doesn’t visit the site too often. I really need to get in touch with him and if you could forward an email or phone number that would be great. Thanks guys, Chris

12-20-2011 03:25 PM

Pony Express- Danville VA to Greenville NC - agricultural combine - 0 replies

Hey guys, wondering if you may have a trucker friend that owns their truck and a low boy trailer and works for hire. I need to get a smaller size combine from Danville, VA to the outlying area of Greenville, NC. Thanks, Chris

12-19-2011 06:50 AM

Needing countertop material, meat dept. food grade type...smaller pieces - 7 replies

I am looking for the meat department, food grade type countertop material. Not sure what this material is or where i could possibly find a couple of pieces for a project. I need about 14” of it and would glue up to a thickness of about 2”. If anyone is familiar with where i might find some of this type of material, please advise....

12-18-2011 03:02 AM

Artisan seeking Whitetail Deer Antler - 5 replies

I am trying to obtain some whitetail deer antler(s) or segments thereof that measure approximately 1.25”-1.75” in diameter. The antler would need to still contain it’s natural color tones and not be bleached out in any way. If you have some older deer antlers that you would like to depart with, i would love to donate whatever...

12-17-2011 04:34 AM

Anyone know a good source for Elmer's Pro Bond Wood Glue? - 7 replies

Can anyone advise on a good site that offers reasonable prices for Elmer’s Pro Bond Wood glue? Thanks,

11-08-2011 09:52 PM

Looking/Needing scrimshaw work or either laser engraving work done - 6 replies

Hi guys i am currently searching for someone that is trustworthy (1) and capable (2) of rendering scrimshaw work or either laser engraving on some duck call barrels of mine. I am in the process of making some custom calls for a customer and he desires to have full names of some friends on the calls followed by his thanks to them. Is this som...

11-03-2011 05:32 AM

1/2 pint paint cans...where to find? any suggestions - 8 replies

Hey guys i am looking for about a dozen 1/2 pint paint cans with the lids. I have searched high and low online but not really needing over 200+ cans. or either one gets the “must order $100.00 minimum”.. What am i to do with 200, 1/2 pint cans…goodness. Where has the customer service went to in America that was so readily...

11-01-2011 06:22 PM

Mobile kitchen island wheel casters advice. - 7 replies

Hey guys i am in the process of building a mobile kitchen island cart and was wondering if you have any suggestions on the types of casters used. I desire to have locking ones that would readily roll on the linoleum floor in the kitchen without leaving indentations. Well of course i understand that the linoleum will indent to some degree anywa...

10-16-2011 10:15 PM

Turning 1 board feet of wood into $740+ profit - 20 replies

Hey guys i ran across a posting not too long ago online, concerning a guy that was selling his woodworking business, client list, tools, equipment, etc; The business had started out as a hobby of sorts years ago and had grown over the years into a business which was subtracting from his efforts on his primary job function. Plus i think he sim...

10-16-2011 05:38 AM

Looking 3M paper respirators, do you have any for sale? - 1 reply

Hey guys i am looking to purchase some 3M 8577 series paper respirators with the one way valve integrated. I love these type of paper respirators i just do not love their relatively expensive cost found at various sources online. I was wondering if any of you guys by chance had some overstock in your shop that you might be considering selling ...

10-02-2011 11:39 PM

Any Full-Time woodworking professionals or other small business owners - 2 replies

Hey Guys i am looking, as the title states, full time woodworking professionals and/or other small business owners that would be willing to converse with me via email messages in order to assist in answering a few questions concerning some basic business strategies that have been implemented by your company/firm/business since the recession. ...

09-26-2011 07:15 AM

Hey Texans, I am looking for some small pieces of Texas Mesquite - petrified & green - 12 replies

Hello i am an eastern North Carolinian and i am looking for smaller pieces of both green and petrified Texas Mesquite wood. I want some green limbs in the 2-4” range and approximately 10” in length would be ideal. I would love to get a medium or large flat rate box of this stuff. In addition, i am also hunting for some pieces of...

08-14-2011 10:12 PM

Pondering the thought of creating a Burl Tree Farm - 15 replies

I have been pondering the thought of purchasing some land thriving with hardwoods, fencing the acreage in to keep out unwanted critics and starting my own Burl Tree Farm. The plan: What i would do is once again fence in the area, i mean i have to have a way to keep out all of you curious ’ i wanna knows….” maybe add a hot ...

08-08-2011 08:21 AM

Needing a 1/2" pin mandrel or either the expandable type for wood lathe - 3 replies

Do any of you guys know of anyone that makes 1/2” pin mandrels or the expandable models for wood lathes? Either model could be straight stock or fitted with a MT2. I know there are persons out there that make this type of mandrel, just locating those individuals is the tricky part. Thanks, Chris

06-30-2011 08:57 PM

1" x 8 tpi spindle tap question - 10 replies

I am looking to purchase a 1”x8 tpi spindle tap that is designed to be used for wood and is made or marketed by Beall. I was wondering if the tap was by chance designed to work with a 1” forstner bit for if this tap is designed like all other taps of course an undersized drill size would be used. Therein lies the dilemma, this ta...

06-24-2011 07:53 AM

Anyone own a wecheer power carver? - 5 replies

I am in the market for a power carver and was considering the weecher brand. I was wondering if any of you own this particular brand or are familiar with their design in the chucking of the bits. If i understand correctly, the company that makes them designs the chucks in one of two ways, there is a collet chucking system and jacobs chucking sys...

06-22-2011 04:20 AM

What in your mind constitutes custom woodworking? - 24 replies

What in your mind and or perspective constitutes custom made woodworking? Is it the integration of select elements of an artist or woodworker into his/her work that display their personality and individual style in the work created? Or is it the creation created from a vast array of customer inputs through which the client and woodworker thro...

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