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448 days ago

An Interesting Side Table. - 8 replies

I have a dilemma. I’m working on a live edge side table with the bark on. But I have one question. I’m wondering how to keep the bark on. What stops it from just falling off? Thanks.

536 days ago

good idea or bad idea? - 28 replies

Ok to start off im 16 years old and have been woodworking for almost a year. I have reasenly been offered a job by a local cabenet maker. My first thought was AWESOME. this was expessily good to me becasue I had not yet chosen a carrer path much to most everyones dismay. But my father really hates this idea becasue he wants me to become an e...

546 days ago

sanding problems - 6 replies

I have resently started making bowls on the lathe and I found that they need a lot f sanding so I ordered a ten pound box of mixed sandpaper. When it came in and i tried it out that some of it is absolute junk. And I was wondering why that was its aluminum oxide paper why is it so terrible? Also what kind of paper do you use?

571 days ago

sharpening - 10 replies

So I gust got a new lathe for christmas its a shopfox mini lathe and ive done a couple of small things on it but I have now encontered a very big problem. They need sharpening and I dont have a grinder. Any suggestions? im buying a grinder tommorow. But what about jigs? What grit wheels should I use? Any advise would be greatly appretiated.

580 days ago

First chair patterns ideas? - 5 replies

Hi Im looking at building a chair for my computer desk. Im not that good at jointery yet so I want it as simple as possible yet very comtorable that has arms? I havent been able to find something like this that doesent involve turning and I dont have a lathe so thats out of the question. If you have any advise or a pattern it would be grealy a...


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