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|2 days ago||
Putting boxes together - 6 replies
When making a box like a jewelry box or another kind of box how do you put it together. In the past I have glued them and I can’t seem to get the corners to line up straight. Then I end up sanding the corners. Then it doesn’t look right because I had to sand to much. Is there a better way to do it or is glueing them the best way.
|4 days ago||
Making items to sell - 15 replies
I am looking to make more smaller items. What are some items that sell good. Some of the things I was thinking of was clocks, toys, puzzles, and a couple of other things. What are something’s that you guys would suggest.
|9 days ago||
Speed of saw blade - 3 replies
When cutting a pattern out of wood what speed do you us on the scroll saw. It seems like I have it go to fast but I don’t know. Any advice would be helpful.
|24 days ago||
Scroll saw patterns - 8 replies
What are some good websites for getting some scroll saw patterns. I am always looking for new ideas for patterns. Like right now what are some websites for ornaments patterns.
|28 days ago||
Scroll saw blades - 6 replies
I want to cut out some things on my scroll saw. Like Christmas ornaments. What size blade should I use. I’m not sure what would be a good size for the outside cuts and inside cuts.
|28 days ago||
Clock parts - 3 replies
I am going to make clocks and I need the clock part. Where is a good place to get them. Either store or online. I’ve looked at a couple of places and haven’t found any.
|37 days ago||
Clocks - 2 replies
I am going to start making clocks with all kinds of children’s themes on them and inspiration sayings on them. My questions are should I make them out of pine or hardwoods or both. And if I paint them is there anything I need to do to make it child safe.
|107 days ago||
Building blocks - 6 replies
I am making a building block set for kids. With the blocks should I make the edges smooth or just leave them. Should I make them different colors or leave them natural. What would you guys make them out of pine or hardwoods. I know these are questions I don’t really need to ask but I just wanted to get other guys opinion on them.
|121 days ago||
Wood burner - 4 replies
What is a good brand of burner to burn my business name into my cutting boards. Is there one brand that is better than the other one.
|124 days ago||
Cutting board material - 9 replies
I am thinking of making some cutting boards to sell. What is some good kinds of wood to use. I have used maple and cherry before but I don’t know what other kinds would be good. Any ideas would be helpful.
|127 days ago||
Building a china cabinet - 5 replies
I want to build a china cabinet for my wife I am looking for designs or ideas. I am going to make it out of maple. Have any of you guys built one before. How tall would be a good height for one. So any ideas or information would be helpful.
|150 days ago||
What to make next - 6 replies
I make beds currently with my business. I am wanting to add a new piece of furniture. I am throwing around a couple ideas but not sure. I have thought about a play table to go along with my beds for kids. Should I stay with furniture for the bedroom or should I go with a piece of furniture for another room. And if I stay with bedroom furnit...
|240 days ago||
2x4's - 3 replies
I am making a bed for someone and I calculated wrong on what I needed. So I have 3 2×4’s extra now. What would be a good thing to use them for to make something out of them. What are some things that would be easier to sell and would sell quicker. By the way they are maple boards. Any ideas would be good. Thanks Nate
|262 days ago||
Smaller items - 12 replies
What are some smaller items that are good to make and that will sell. My main things are furniture but i thought of making smaller things when I don’t have any furniture to make. So what are some smaller items I could make. And where would some good places be to sell them. Any ideas or suggestions would be helpful.
|282 days ago||
Wood or concrete - 14 replies
I’m am thinking of building a shop like in the next 6 months. My question is should I do a wood floor or a cement floor. What would you guys put down if you were going to build one. And tips or suggestions would help. Thanks Nate.
|302 days ago||
Water base stains or stains in general - 1 reply
I am wanting to know if there is any stains out there that a business can use without getting like government codes. I need a stain that I can use that I don’t have to go through the government to use. I got a uncle with his own business and he has to change the air in his shop like 6 times every hour for safety reasons. So is there any...
|303 days ago||
Quarter sawn oak - 8 replies
For quarter sawn oak what is the thickness of it. And if you were making a dining room table how thick would you make the top. Thanks Nate
|329 days ago||
Coffee table - 5 replies
I am working on a small coffee table it measures 17” wide by 22 1/2” long. My question is what thickness should I use for the top. Should I use 2” or 1” for the top. I am using 1” for the top of the one I’m making now. That’s all I had in my shop to use. So what would you use. Here are a couple of ...
|338 days ago||
what to make with 2x6's - 14 replies
I have a lot of 2×6’s left over from making furniture. They are like 2 feet long. I am tring to figure out what to make with them. I have like a 100 of them. What is something good to make out of them.
|338 days ago||
What should I make - 0 replies
I have scrape wood that I have left over from my other projects and I was wondering what was something good to make with it. Whatever I make I am going to sell it. So I don’t want to make something and have it sit in my shop for a long time. I make beds should I make a night stand or something else to go with it or make something else l...