I found a bird feeder I want to make which requires a plate like piece top and bottom turned on a lathe.I have a 2 inch block of maple 8X8. I cut all corners so I have a octagonal shape. It didn’t work; too much gouging and bucking so i ro...
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Location: Franklin, Vermont
I am a third/fourth grade teacher in northwestern Vermont. I live on 70 acres of land and grow Christmas trees, make maple syrup, do woodworking, and heat with wood that I cut myself. I will retire in June 2009, buy a sawmill and mill all my own lumber for woodworking and maybe sell a little. I have two daughters, two grand daughters and twin grandbabies on the way.
-- Marvin, Vermont, school teacher
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I want to thank all who responded to my inquiry about how to make tighter dovetail fittings. I got a lot of answers, but none that I expected. I am using a Rockler dovetail jig with the half blind template. The directions say to extend the bit ...