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|07-02-2016 03:54 PM||
HELP!! Hitatchi C10FL Hybrid Saw!! HELP - 15 replies
Just a little background first, I have been woodworking my entire life off and on and have even done it for a profession. I live in INdianapolis Indiana and enjoy having many species of locally grown and harvested woods at my disposal. Now I just do it for a hobby and mainly do furniture , toys , jigs , and custom cabinetry. When I setup my shop...
|06-13-2015 11:32 AM||
Frame up the basement.... - 3 replies
I am considering tackling a new project. I have contemplated for many weeks framing out the area. I have worked with wood and constructed furniture for many years but have nexer tackled a project of this magnitude. I have a question for you. Do you have any advice on finishing your basement? Specifically the framing and working with timbers p...
|10-12-2014 12:03 PM||
ROCKING HORSE IDEAS.... - 5 replies
Please share your thoughts… I am thinking about making several rocking horses for holiday gifts. I am curious if there are any plans that have been used and worked out well? This is the general idea I am thinking of: If you have made a rocking horse share a photo and the sizes!!! Thanks Gary from Indianapolis
|08-12-2014 10:02 PM||
UPGRADING THE TABLE SAW... - 24 replies
I am considering upgrading my table saw. This will be the third time. #1 Craftsman 8IN bench top #2 Hitatchi Hybrid 10in Table Saw #3 ?? I am considering upgrading to a mobile Grizzly , Delta , or possibly a Sawstop but curious what others feedback has been on these and other brands. I am a furniture builder and make a variety of ite...
|07-31-2014 10:56 AM||
Hey cutting board experts!!!! - 8 replies
This is my 3 or 4 question in the forum and it is amazing how many talented and knowledgeable individuals belong to lumber-jocks. My question is about the potential hazards of exotic wood in cutting boards. Aside from the obvious Maple and Cherry does anyone know wood you should not use in a cutting board? We spend so much time and money u...
|07-26-2014 11:06 PM||
Hello everybody this is Gary from Indianapolis.. I am putting together an end grain cutting board and I am planning on running it through the thickness planer. I have read and watched many articles about the pro and cons of doing this. I am posting this question to get advice from other woodworkers about doing this. Please tell me about your ...
|05-04-2014 09:33 PM||
Plywood Kayak.... - 135 replies
I am interested in designing and building a wooden kayak! After reviewing several plans I think it is doable. Has anyone every built or finished one and has information to share? These are the free plans I am considering following. The are very detailed and give dimensions , parts list , and step by step instructions. http://www.guillemot-...
|04-22-2013 09:17 PM||
Staining Atlantic Birch Plywood... - 1 reply
Does anyone have any tips or tricks for staining atlantic birch plywood and have it come out more even and not so splotchy? Minwax and Cabot are a joke. I have had good luck with Sherwin Williams wiping stain but curios if anyone has any other tips. Some of the techniques I have used in the past successfully are : wetting the wood to raise grain...
|04-21-2013 05:08 PM||
what are some uses for sawdust?? - 45 replies
I toss a 100 lbs bag of sawdust every month and wondering if anyone has some creative ways of utilizing it around the shop? It is a mixture of everything including solid , MDF , plywood , and partical board. SO I am not sure how appropriate it would be for gardening , compost , or animal bedding.