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|90 days ago||
Designing a logo. - 7 replies
I have been going to more and more carving/woodworking show lately. I thought it would be nice to start “getting my name out there”. I would like to have a logo or something eye chatching to start deplaying at the shows. I have looked at the “graphic progams” out there and unless I want to spend an arm and an a leg ($500 ...
|171 days ago||
How do I protect my ideas? - 30 replies
Something happened this past summer that has me steaming. Over the last couple of years I have been carving these ornaments and they have been good sellers. This past summer, I have found a carving magazine that had an article in it with the same kind of pattern in it. What really has me mad is that the author and I set up at the same show and...
|250 days ago||
How??Why?? - 19 replies
I haven’t seen this question, so I’m going to ask…... Why did you start woodworking, woodcarving, scrollsawing, etc? I got started in woodcarving about 10 years ago. I was working at a GM factory (yes, they did exist) and they offered “self improvement class”. One of of which was woodcarving. I took it and fel...
|400 days ago||
Where can I find a..... - 13 replies
Where can I find a 4” table saw, new or used? I am looking for one that the blade tilts 45 degrees. Can someone help?
|505 days ago||
Need some suggestions, please. - 4 replies
My 12 years old son has been selected by People to People Ambassador program to travel to England this July. He has to raise to money for the trip. Being a woodworker, I thought I might make some small fundraiser things. Only problem is what. Anybody have any suggestions?
|643 days ago||
Shop accessories gloat - 6 replies
Stopped by an auction today and it almost turned out to be a bust. There was a total of about 15 people there, good for me if they had tools. The only tools that was there was two flats of odd and end screwdrivers and wrenches. The “big stuff” was a 6 HP air compressor that was a 220 (that knock me out, no 220 in the workshop) and t...
|700 days ago||
Do you keep records on tools? - 9 replies
Now that I have my workshop in order, I have been doing some thinking. Should I keep records of all my tools. Such as serial numbers, make and model, things like that. I have all the manuals, is that good enough or should I go further? What do you guys think?
|704 days ago||
Wooden plate protectors - 0 replies
Okay, this is what I have:These are china plate holders that hold up to seven china plates. I got these to store my wooden plates to and from carving shows. They hold about 3-4 wooden plate because of the thickness. They are a little dusty from being out in the workshop. When cleaning up the workshop, I realized that I don’t need 200 of t...
|706 days ago||
Does anyone have a jig? - 3 replies
Got a question. I have seen jigs that you can take, lets say a belt sander and make a it into a benchtop sander. I have been looking online and have not found anything. Is there a jig to hold a electric hand planer, so that you can turn it into a benchtop jointer/planer?
|729 days ago||
Tool gloat - 3 replies
Stopped by a rummage sale today, check out what I found. And for $7.00…....TOTAL
|778 days ago||
Where can I find good flocking? - 13 replies
I have looked online and found a couple of places to buy flocking, but I don’t know which is the best. What and where is the best place to buy flocking?
|842 days ago||
Speak the truth.....How many of you..... - 3 replies
Okay, being that it is one month into the New Year, got a question. How many of you still are keeping to your New Year’s resolution? I am happy to say, I am still on track. (sort of) Okay, it’s a slow track but it’s still moving forward. My New Year’s resolution was to start to do more woodcarving in the workshop and t...
|859 days ago||
I need to find info. someone please help. - 4 replies
Ok, here goes. I have looked all over for information on how to make woodcarving knives and came up with nothing. I have search the libraries and online, all I come up with is how to forge steel into knives. I’m looking for information on how to make carving knives like Helvie or John Dunkle. I have talked to both of these gentlemen that ...
|861 days ago||
All I can say is WOW! - 7 replies
This link was e-mailed to me by a friend and all I can say is WOW! Check out all the things this man builds and with toothpicks. www.toothpickcity.com
|1047 days ago||
Woodcarving and woodworking show - 2 replies
If anybody is going to be around Indiana this weekend, stop by the E.W.C.C. woodcarving and wqodworking show. It’s located in Converse, Indiana at the Converse Borderman Park Gym located on State Highway #18. It’s a pretty good show.
|1235 days ago||
Will it warp? - 5 replies
Got a question. I found some 4”x4”x8’ pieces of lumber from where I work. I thought it would made a great frame for workbench. They came from a frame of a box that held 10 ton machine, so I figured it would hold up a workbench. The question is could I use lets say 3, 1”x8”x8’ pieces of lumber placed side ...
|1290 days ago||
Artistry in Wood--- Dayton, Ohio - 5 replies
Just a friendly reminder, if you are around the Dayton, Ohio area, stop by this weekend, Nov 14 & 15. It’s at the Dayton International Airport.
|1358 days ago||
What's your best find, lately? - 4 replies
Today I stopped at a garage sale and find some good deals. So, while moving my workshop I was thinking. Most of us lumberlocks like to brag about the great finds at the garage sales, flea markets or auctions. So I started this forum topic: What have you found lately? Today, I got 4 zip lock bags full of different size nails, a 2’ long T-sq...
|1374 days ago||
Has anyone used these? - 3 replies
I have been reading reviews for the Ryobi Battery Operated Noise Suppression Headphones. I’m getting mixed reviews. So, I thought I would ask. How are they and what do you think about them? Do they work good with your Ipod? I need feedback. Thanks in advance.
|1397 days ago||
How to turn basswood plates? - 2 replies
I am a chip carver and would like to turn my own plates. I have looked all over and can not find out how. I found books on how to turn regular plates, but nothing like the basswood blanks that I buy. Can someone “turn” me in the right direction. Ha Ha Ha. (sorry, coming off a 12 hour shift)