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|11-24-2016 11:16 PM||
Sword Display Case - 3 replies
I am trying to design a display case for a sword that belongs to a friend’s son. He got the sword while attending a military academy. The case is easy. However, I am having difficulty with the brackets to hold the sword in the case. He wants to be able to easily remove the sword from the case. Does anyone have a design or pattern for ...
|05-20-2013 11:44 PM||
Festool Domino - 12 replies
I am considering the purchase of a Festool Domino system. It is pretty pricey and I don’t have the funds to purchase the Festool dust collection system also. So my questions are do you need the dust collection system? Can a typical shop vac. work with the domino? Any good tips or things to know about the domino system? Any words of...
|03-27-2012 03:44 AM||
Leather and wood - 6 replies
I am thinking about making a photo album with leather for the hinges. Anyone have the best solution for attaching the leather to the wood cover? If glued what would be the best glue to use? ThanksJohn
|10-21-2011 03:18 AM||
LJ near Mystic Connecticut - 0 replies
Are there any LJ’s in the Mystic Connecticut area. My son lives out there and is looking for someone that might be interested in a commission job to build a display stand. I would love to do it for him but I am in Colorado and I am afraid the shipping would be too much. At anyrate if anyone has any suggestions or knows of someone that m...
|08-27-2011 03:50 AM||
brass rod hinge - 6 replies
I am making some small boxes and want the lid to pivot in one corner on a brass rod. Rare earth magnets at the opposite corners would hold the lid shut. I have two questions. Where is the best place to get the brass rod? Second, how to you secure the rod so the lid does not come off the rod but still rotates? Any help would be greatly app...
|03-27-2010 01:36 AM||
Cross cut sled - 6 replies
I am about to build a cross cut sled to cut miters. My question is can you raise the saw blade slowly into the cross cut base when the blade is tilted to 45 degrees like you would with the blade at 90 degrees? I would think if would be easier to attach the rear fence square to the blade kerf in the base if you could rase the blade into the base...
|01-16-2010 08:04 PM||
marquetry - 6 replies
I have been involved in scroll sawing for several years now and have always been interested in marquetry. Is there anyone in Colorado specifically in the Denver area that wouldn’t mind sharing their skills. Also does anyone recommend any books, videos etc that would be helpful. However, I learn best by watching others perform. Thanks