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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. - 5 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 - 6 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...

06-16-2011 11:15 AM

Looking to purchase exotic/hardwoods scrap cutoffs. - 8 replies

Hey guys after an extensive search of the net, i was wondering if any of you fine craftsman would by chance have hardwoods and exotic woods scrap cut offs that you would be willing to sell. I am a callmaker and use really small pieces for embellishments and such. Really no piece is really too small, i could probably use it. Thanks for all...

02-08-2011 05:46 AM

29" and 21" Hardwood Table legs needed - 3 replies

Hey guys i am building a contemporary style sofa table with an elegant appeal and I am in need of some block style tapered legs that would accommodate a 4” drawer space. I am need of four legs 29” long and 4 – 21” in length. preferably hardwood legs or either maple legs revealing slight spalting. I was wondering if ...

01-22-2011 08:47 AM

Hey guys..Osage orange trees near Greenville Texas - 1 reply Hey guys i noticed this guy has some Osage Orange trees that he wants cut down, free lumber for the taking to those residing near Greenville Texas. All i ask is that you send me a few turning pieces for the “heads up” LOL Chris

05-16-2010 06:49 AM

120 volt, 15 amp twistlock male plug-ends - 2 replies

Hey guys i have approximately 10-12, 120 volt – 15 Amp rated twistlock male plug-ends for sale that i asking $2.00 each for that have never been used. I simply need to make more room and get them into the hands of someone that may need them to use on some stationary powertools and such in your woodshop. They make great plug ends for ta...

03-20-2007 09:03 AM

Scrap pieces of white oak wood (same size) - 3 replies

I have over 1200 pieces of white oak wood that measure 1”x1 1/4” x 14”. This wood looks beautiful but I must get rid of it. I will be willing to trade all or some of it for some type of woodworking equipment, tools, lathe turning tools, or other exotic woods or such. Barter, swap, trade or buy. Willing to work with you. Would...

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