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110 days ago

My first plane Restoration... - 1 reply

This was my Grandfather’s and one of 4 planes I inherited from him and my father. I think it was made somewhere around 1925 and was used by my Grandfather to build boats and ships in the Baltimore ship yards including P.T. Boats during WW2. I wanted to be able to use this thing in my wood working but it was not really in working order. ...

1273 days ago

Ok...Please educate the n00b... - 3 replies

I have been going through the project section and I see these gorgeous little boxes called Grease Pots. Please educate me. What is a grease pot and what is it used for?

1545 days ago

Liquid Inlay question?? - 12 replies

I am making a bookstand for a friend and I am going to carve out a design on the front of it. When I remove the material, I want to pour in some kind of hardening liquid that I can dye black or red to fill the channels I carve out. I was thinking of some kind of epoxy but it would need to flow almost like water to be sure that there will be no...

1587 days ago

Beechnut advice...HELP... - 1 reply

Hello all, I have the opportunity to get some 6/4 beechnut in decent quantity for cheap. I am currently on a cutting board kick and need to know if this wood would be good to use in a cutting board along with the rest of the standard hardwoods. Thanks for the quick replies…

1621 days ago

Stair building advice... - 8 replies

Hello all again, One of my future projects will be to upgrade the stairs in my home. They are currently carpet over plywood or chipboard. My plan is to make the treads and risers and am able to screw them to the current structure from underneath. I want them to be a nice cherry color and will be finishing them with Waterlox. My issue is w...

1629 days ago

Jointer deal...and question - 5 replies

I was milling around a local pawn shop yesterday and asked the guy if he had any woodworking tools. I am currently looking for a Jointer, Planer and bandsaw to finish my collection of fingerprint erasers. The guy told me that he has a craftsman floor standing jointer in storage. He said it is in decent shape, not beat up, doesn’t know...

1637 days ago

Pennsylvania woodworkers?? - 85 replies

This is my first post. I joined a few weeks ago. I have recently gotten back into woodworking after a long time out of it. My grandfather was a woodworker/boat-builder all of his life. He taught my father who taught me some things when I was younger but the interest in all the actual work was lost on me due to being young and stupid. The th...


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