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05-24-2015 12:24 AM

Cabinet Door Question - 12 replies

I’m building some kitchen cabinets for the first time. I like the look of craftsman style cabinets that use a flat panel within the rails and styles. The router bit set I have cuts a 1/4” groove in the rails and styles. The Oak panels I can buy at Lowes are I believe 7/32” and leave a slight gap within the groove and the pan...

07-22-2014 12:58 AM

Cherry Burl Pen - 1 reply

I have 19 Black Cherry Burl Pen blanks from an old burl I’ve had a couple of years. The shortest is 5” some are 7” and the longest ones are about 10”. Some are 3/4”x3/4” and most are 1”x1”. I wiped a little mineral spirits on them to show the color. I’m not a pen turner and really hav...

09-09-2012 11:59 PM

Picked up a Drill Press and some Wormy Chestnut at an Auction Yesterday - 7 replies

I went to an auction yesterday that advertised woodworking tools and rough cut hardwood. I picked up a Jet 17” swing arm drill press that looks like it had little use for $160.00. Woodcraft has it listed for $599.00. The were two large stacks of hardwood lumber outside properly stickered and coverd that went for $30.00. That’s to...

07-21-2012 03:24 AM

Dovetail corner key - 5 replies

I have a question I’m hoping someone can help with by explaining the process. I saw a pictures of a wooden box that had dovetail keys cut into the corners in the same way that flat mitered keys are cut into the corners. I understand how the dovetail slots are cut into the box using the same type of jig used for the flat keys. My questio...

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