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|365 days ago||
Butcher block tabletop oops - 3 replies
Well, it finally happened to me. I have been working on a small tabletop that someone ordered from me. It is a butcher block style, had to make 3 “boards” that would fit into my planer and then glue the 3 “boards” together and then trim them up. Well this is when the catastrophe happened. I was using my router with a ...
|379 days ago||
Scraper? - 14 replies
I have always seen cabinet scrapers in the woodworking magazines, and have always wondered if one is really needed. I think I may have finally found a reason to go buy one or two. I will need to do some small stock removal from a piece that is already to correct thickness. I’m not sure if I would just be better off to use my router and ...
|382 days ago||
A.G. Bartletts-Ohio Planes-Rabbit Plane? - 2 replies
This was my grandfathers Plane, I’m assuming it’s a rabbit plane with the adjustable foot on it. I was holding on to it just because, but I hate to have it just sitting there collecting dust. The blade has some rust on it, along with the foot. Everything moves on it, I had had everything moving real good a few months ago and was g...
|441 days ago||
Low prices in WI around Madison - 1 reply
Hey everyone. I found a posting on craigslist last week for maple lumber in WI, and took a trip up there yesterday after work to pick it up. 1.79 a bf for 4/4 hard maple. All of the widths are over 8” that I got, I ended up buying 110 bf of lumber from him. Everything was dried in a homemade “greenhouse” style kiln, he has ...
|550 days ago||
Craigslist Chicago ad - 0 replies
Hey all. Here is a listing I just came across. I am not in the market for anything right now, but maybe someone else will be able to grab it. http://chicago.craigslist.org/nwc/mat/3619334592.html
|566 days ago||
Possibly making a small lathe - 6 replies
Not quite sure if this fits here, but I couldn’t resist posting. My wife is undertaking a craft business opportunity where a lapidary table will be essential for her to have. So after researching how much they cost and about having a heart attack in the process I did a little research of my own and decided I would make one myself. So I...
|579 days ago||
Northern IL area - 1 reply
I search Craigslist all the time and this ad has been on for a while. It gets reposted weekly. Take a look, and if you are in the area, hope it helps out. http://chicago.craigslist.org/nch/mat/3514221184.html
|597 days ago||
Wood you like to work with the most? - 22 replies
I know everyone is partial to working with one type of wood over another. I thought it would be interesting to see what everyone’s preferences are. I’ve worked with Oak, Maple, Black Walnut and Cherry for the most part. All have been nice, but one wood in particular that I love working with is Makore. I am limited in the sizes ...