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|174 days ago||
Help IDing 2 woods - 17 replies
The first I bought out of the cut-off bin at my local Rockler. The second was salvaged from a chair leg. No idea what either of them are…
|185 days ago||
Help with Bandsaw Blade MX - 9 replies
I need help. I can’t seem to keep my blades clean. As seen in the photo. I’m simply stumped. Am I doing something wrong or is this common. If it’s me, what is it I’m doing. If it’s common, what do you do to correct it?
|201 days ago||
Hi all. I’m building a game board for an ancient Viking game called Hnefatafl. Basically the board is just a square of 13×13 smaller squares. To make this I inlayed walnut into maple. But now I’m not sure what finish to use. I’m thinking either tung, or teak. Plus I’ll cover with polyurethane. Any suggestion on wh...
|664 days ago||
Whistling Dixie - 8 replies
I was in a big box store recently and stumbled on a 20’ hose intended for a washer and realized it would fit my small shop vac hose, enabling me to reach my entire shop from a fixed position. And it was less than 10$! About half the price as a brand name hose with twice the length. From there I decided to pick up a simple bucket and mak...
|698 days ago||
How to cut some large posts - 14 replies
Hey gang, I need some advice. I have a rickety workbench that I never bother using because it is just that…rickety. But the good news is that this winter I have on my docket to build a nice hefty, well appointed, thing of beauty. One to be proud of. I’ve been reading books, watching all those posted here and think I have a good hand...
|701 days ago||
New Game - 9 replies
I learned a new game last night… As I was cleaning up woodchips from the floor of my shop, my dog taught me that it is actually a game. I try to clean up, he tries to bite the vacuum hose nozle. I really have no idea of the rules, but I think I lost. Unless you account for the # of smiles, then I win! By a landslide… Peter
|2429 days ago||
Spellchecker - 8 replies
As the self proclaimed worst speller in history, I would greatly appreciate it if you could find a way to add a spell checker.
|2432 days ago||
Table Saw Kickback - 42 replies
So there I was…Don’t all good stories start that way? I always think so. But this isn’t really a good story. So there I was (oops, already said that), first project with my new tools. Thinking I knew what I was doing, I started ripping some wood (sawdust is our friend)! Now, before I go too much further, I should explain...