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|71 days ago||
Wanted: Mortise Chisel - 14 replies
Hello all. I’m looking or a mortise chisel to practice with before buying a new one. Anyone have an extra they would be willing to part with?
|105 days ago||
Wanted wood blank for turning a carvers mallet - 4 replies
I am looking for a dense hardwood blank I could use to turn my own carvers mallet that is approximately 8” long and 3” -4” diameter. I am open to trades or purchasing the blank outright. Thanks in advance.
|127 days ago||
Lumber recommendations for workbench - 2 replies
I’m looking to make a milkman workbench as scene here : http://www.gunpowderwoodworks.com/blog/2013/3/17/the-milkmans-workbench-build Am thinking of using pine to save money. Well this be ok would it be better to use a hard wood like maple or poplar? Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
|127 days ago||
Help with portable work bench. - 2 replies
I’m looking to build a small portable workbench to use in my apartment. I really like the design of the milkman workbench from the June 2013 popular woodworking magazine. http://www.gunpowderwoodworks.com/blog/2013/3/17/the-milkmans-workbench-build Would anyone be able to provide a copy of the plans from the magazine? I haven’t b...
|134 days ago||
Looking for spoon/bowl hook carving knife. - 7 replies
Does anyone have hook knife for spoon/ bowl carving knife they would be willing to trade/sell? I would also be interested in other carving knives but I’m mainly looking for a hook knife like in the attached image. Thanks in advance.
|165 days ago||
Selling all turning gear FINAL PRICE REDUCTION - 5 replies
FINAL Price Reduction. After moving into a smaller apartment I have to part with some of my turning tools due to limited space. All of the tools still have a substantial amount useful steel left and are in good condition. Robert Sorby 3/4” Rough Gouge: If Purchased New: 74.00 Selling ...
|166 days ago||
Bowl adze question - 5 replies
I recently saw a video of David Fischer using an adze to carve large bowls and to say the least I was intrigued. Being limited by the size of my mini lathe I’ve always wanted to find a way to make large bowls without having to buy a larger lathe. Which isn’t an option living in an apt. The question I have is has anyone ever used one...
|174 days ago||
Looking for Japanese hand tools - 1 reply
With having to move into a small apartment I had to part with most of my tools due to a lack of space :(. I am looking to build up a small hand tools collection so I can make use of the limited space I have. I am interested in trading my turning gouges and wolverine sharpening jig for a Japanese gennou (plane) hammer and or Japanese chisels. ...
|268 days ago||
Briar from eBay - 0 replies
I’m looking to buy some briar blocks for pipe making from eBay and I’ve noticed the majority are coming from sellers in Greece and Germany. I’m leery to buy anything from someone outside of the us and was wondering if any one has bought from them before.
|315 days ago||
Books on Japanese hand tools - 3 replies
Since december last year I’ve been trying to get a copy of toshiro odate’s book Japanese woodworking tools, their spirit and use but everywhere I’ve tried has been sold out. Can anyone recommend another book ok Japanese hand tools in case I can’t get a copy?
|321 days ago||
Good source for Book matched lumber? - 3 replies
Does anyone know a good source for small pieces of book matched lumber? (3-5”w x 10-12”l x .74-1”t.) eBay has a lot of knife scales and larger pieces of lumber but I’m looking for something in the middle. Thanks!-Garrett
|332 days ago||
Working with redwood? - 10 replies
What is it like working with redwood? I’ve seen many pictures of beautiful natural edge tables made from the stiff and was curious about its properties? Also does anyone know a good source in so cal or online (aside from ebay) to get smaller live edge slabs? (Cutting board/serving tray sizes) I’m looking to try to get my hands on so...
|341 days ago||
I’m looking to get several small pieces of book matched live-edge boards to use in small scale nakashima builds. Can anyone recommend a supplier in the So Cal region?
|352 days ago||
Done anyone have a left-hand thread Stanley depth adjustment bolt they would be willing to part with?
|352 days ago||
Wood recommendations for dai (kanna) body. - 2 replies
I recently acquired a Japanese plane blade from eBay and I was wondering if anyone could recommend a species of wood (aside from oak :) ) to make the body out of. As with any wood plane I’m looking for density, stability, and of course figure. Thanks in advance and happy holidays!
|372 days ago||
Advice on making wooden planes - 8 replies
I’m looking into trying to make a few wood planes (jack and jointer in particular) and I was wondering if anyone could recommend a good resource such as a book that provides the necessary steps and dimensions. I’ve found numerous sites that provide good examples but I figure the more info I get beforehand the better the plane I can ...
|379 days ago||
Help With Hand Plane Refinishing - 8 replies
So I’m in the process of refinishing 4 hand planes a Bailey #4,6, block plane, and bull nose rabbet plane. On the #4 and 6 there is pitting as shown in the picture. Ideally I would like to sand down until the pits are removed but I am worried about removing too much material and ruining the hand plane. My question is that will the prese...
|444 days ago||
Looking for spearpoint marking knife blade. - 10 replies
Hello, I want to make my own dovetail marking knife and I’m looking to use a spearpoint blade similar to the ones supplied by czeck edge and the following examples. Ebony Marking Knife – by CartersWhittling @ LumberJocks.com ~ woodworking community http://lumberjocks.com/projects/12619 http://www.inthewoodshop.com/ShopMadeTo...
|794 days ago||
Yet another wood id :P - 15 replies
Can you guys help me figure out what this is? There’s a pile near my apartment complex and I’m trying to figure out if I should go grab some more. Thanks,-Another wood hoarder
|808 days ago||
Hello everyone, I have found a source of high quality exotic burls that I would like to share with everyone else. Recently, I have come across a supplier of extremely high quality burls and wood pieces, with a large number of species available. Some of the rarer items I have purchased include amboyna, rosewood burl, white teak burl, and gm...