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|12-06-2014 08:14 PM||
Craft Store in a Senior Center - 3 replies
I have the opportunity to enter a craft store that is located in a city’s senior center. No entry fee, low commission charged and I have to work one day per month (4 hours). I have talked to some of the other crafters there and it seems like a good opportunity. I will be the only woodworker in the store. My question is: do any of you do...
|10-18-2013 01:37 PM||
Old Fashion Shoe Box - 1 reply
Does anyone have a plan, or a source for a plan for and Old Fashion Shoe Shine Box like the one pictured. I have searched and do not find anything. I need as detailed plan as I can find for this customer. Any help would be greatly appreciated. https://www.facebook.com/ajax/mercury/attachments/photo.php?fbid=10201741999584609&mode=contain&...
|12-06-2012 08:26 PM||
Food Safe paint for toys - 11 replies
After the first of the year I will start making toys as part of the items I offer. However the questions comes up, “what paing product are food safe”. If you make a toy you have got to know it will be in a childs mouth. I have read most of the lables and, I guess, because of libailty they don’t really answer the question. PLus,...
|01-11-2012 04:29 PM||
Scrollsaw Blades Look Like Fishhooks???? - 8 replies
I just purchased a used DeWalt Scrollsaw 788 Type 1 and every blade I put in the upper clamp does this to them. I have been using two types of blades, Olson and Seyco. Ray at Seyco suggested clamping pressure (amount I tighten the screw) but I have tried less and less. I still get the look of a fish hook on the blade after a few uses. What do I ...
|10-08-2011 01:52 AM||
Selling Your Work - Are Consignments Shops Worth It - 11 replies
I have been scrolling for some time and have sold by word of mouth and at a few Arts & Craft shows. All with a fair amount of success. Now I have found an opportunity to be involved in a Consignment Store to sell my product. However, my question is, are these worth the effort. The arrangement for this consignment store is the rent/least s...
|12-31-2010 10:51 PM||
Designing Fretwork Projects - 2 replies
Several months ago I purchased a scrollsaw and have completed a couple of projects (posted here) using it. Now I hooked. I love this type of work more then any other tool I have. However, I am wondering how do you layout and design old Victorian fretwork. I have searched new and used book stores and the internet for information. I think one must...