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|11-16-2014 01:22 PM||
Which software works? - 5 replies
I am looking for a user friendly furniture design software program. I don’t mind paying of course, but my pockets aren’t deep. I am not looking for a toy that adds hours of entertainment to my life, I need a tool that helps me get a piece designed, material list generated, and images to show perspective customers. What is working for...
|08-11-2012 01:50 PM||
How do I finish a burl? - 4 replies
I have three potentially beautiful slabs of big leaf maple burl and am having trouble with the finishing. Most of the wood I have worked is simply sanded in the direction of the grain until all the lines are out. These slabs have a swirling grain that doesn’t have a clear-cut direction. I seem to be adding almost as many lines as I am remo...
|07-15-2012 01:10 PM||
Responsible Forestry - 9 replies
I am looking for an organization(s) that address proper and responsible forestry. I can do without the political rhetoric and hidden agendas. I would simply like to be better informed about the production and harvesting of the raw materials used in the craft I so dearly love.
|05-04-2011 12:03 PM||
How can I find you? - 8 replies
With as many LJ members as there are, I would guess there a few in central Ohio. Is there any way of finding each other besides the computer?
|03-15-2011 12:03 PM||
Turning a sphere - 3 replies
I’m looking for a good step-by-step on how to turn a wooden sphere. Input is greatly appreciated.
|02-21-2011 12:23 PM||
How to test for moisture content - 13 replies
I have a slab of ash drying in my garage shop. It was cut about two years ago. Measures 44” x 3” x 72”. When can I begin to think about using it and is there any way of testing moisture content without a meter? I don’t want to jump the gun, but I hear it calling my name. If it is still too wet, practical suggestions on sp...