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Quarter Sawn White Oak

04-21-2010 03:36 AM by sandhill | 8 comments »

Well I am starting a new project and would like some input. After seeing to price of QSWO I was shocked to find the cost of the bed and rails made from Quarter Sawn White Oak came to right around a thousand dollars 8.50 A board foot. I can see using it on the legs and back rails that show but is that what everyone uses? Is 8.50 over priced? I thought it would be closer to 3.90 to 4.25 per BFT.

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Wooden pens #1: Wooden pens # 1

04-18-2012 03:10 PM by rodman40 | 3 comments »

http://s1266.photobucket.com/albums/jj526/Rodman4071/Wooden%20Pens/ Here are some pics of pens I’ve turned lately and more to come. I find pen turning enjoyable and I can make money if only I would start doing it. I’m turning these pens on two different lathes, one a Sears 12 inch (which is very noisy and the other a Central Machinery 8 by 12 with virable speed and a quiet and sweet turning lathe, both of these lathes were given to me by my cool brother Julio in Georgia, my tha...

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Are you kidding me

08-17-2015 09:41 PM by Marv | 18 comments »

The low lifes have even invaded here? 145 posts in 5 hrs. Attention administrators, not the kind of wood we come here for. this is what I got. Hi,i really like your profile and i feel it would be nice to get to know you more better,here is mine email address (edddorasy@outlook.com) I have something very important to discuss with you privately and i don’t want to discuss it here. hope to hear from you soon. Mrs Dorathy Edward, —ddratw

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Church Lectern #2: This is what I was thinking of....

03-26-2008 02:02 PM by pashley | 8 comments »

I did these “sketches” in Bryce to get an idea for proportions. I like what happened here. Problem is, in this sketch, the 4 main posts are 44 inches high, and my real life ones are 33, which is really the best height. However, I made the 3 raised panels to the specs in the drawing – 33” tall by 30” wide – way too big. The thing is way too big, when I tried to visualize it by laying out the posts and panels. Looks like I’ll have to take a good 8 inche...

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Palm boxes #2: Re glueing, sanding, and finishing

01-11-2012 10:35 AM by Sanman | 2 comments »

So I had to wait another day after re glueing my palm box back together. After I got the clamps and tape off, this is what I was faced with. I don’t like sanding glue. Ok, one step back, now two steps forward. After Re sanding the lid, several times, I have everything attached and working again. There is still a hair line fracture visible after the clean up. The lid is working much better. It even stops halfway back instead of flopping all the way open. I...

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A Dream Endeavor

04-28-2008 11:49 AM by tat2grl | 6 comments »

Greetings All!Haven’t been on in awhile and I’ve missed you all so much! My illness has ventured into unimagined depths of late. I’m seeing a neurologist later this week to find out why my arms occasionally don’t cooperate as well as why I walk like a drunk chicken from time to time. Despite my worst fear (M.S) my attitude is positive and I will not quit or give up. Any and all prayers would be greatly appreciated! Now, onto my topic. My partner, Laurie, is in ...

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Sandpaper Storage Cabinet #2: Sandpaper Storage Cabinet-2

02-27-2011 09:00 AM by Huckleberry | 1 comment »

We continue on with the build and get our dados sorted out.

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Where Can I find this Mystery Furniture Hardware?!!

12-31-2009 09:35 AM by Brad | 5 comments »

http://www.potterybarn.com/products/rhys-large-tv-stand/popup/more-views.html#hero-image I’ve searched FOREVER with no luck! Anyone know anywhere? Starting a project and need to find theses. Thanks, Brad

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Trying new woodworking skills #16: A tighter miter

02-10-2014 03:11 AM by BJODay | 13 comments »

It has been 2 months since I worked on the project and posted any progress. In the last entry I was happy with the first mitered top. But over the holidays I would look at it and think, I can make it better, (a tighter miter). The first top was cut at 45.2 degrees. There was a slight gap in the joint. I ran a few test pieces through. I adjusted the miter sled by 0.05 degrees. I’m not kidding. The best tests were at 45.15 degrees. If I was working in pine, the first cuts could have be...

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Starting a new woodworking business #1: new business

12-17-2009 04:06 AM by Wayne | 5 comments »

I’ve been toying with the idea of starting my own woodworking business for literally decades. Now, at age 61 I think I finally have the nerve to do it. I don’t have any illusions about what I’m about to do. I don’t want to go “big time”. I just want to sell some of my work and (probably) use the money I make to buy more woodworking toys. I don’t really want to do much on a large scale. Little things like jewelry boxes, keychain bobs, hand carvings and...

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