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05-28-2015 09:50 AM

How long to wait. - 10 replies

I had a lady order some beds from me a couple of months ago and I have heard back from her for over a month. My question is how long should I wait before I decide to do something else with them. I have tried to get a hold of her a couple of times in the last month and no response back. So how long would you guys wait?

12-01-2014 11:54 PM

Boiled linseed oil - 13 replies

I see a quit of few people use boiled linseed oil. What is the difference between that and polyurithane? Is it better for wood especially for wood that will be outside? Should I just keep using polyurethane or try boiled linseed oil.

10-11-2014 06:39 PM

Selling on eBay - 3 replies

I was thinking maybe of putting my signs on eBay. Would it be a good idea or not. Or should I just try it and see how it goes for me.

10-11-2014 06:36 PM

Selling on internet, or in stores, or at shows. - 7 replies

I am starting to sell my signs and I was curious what the best ways was to do it. I have had one person tell me to mainly sell them online. I’ve had some people tell me shows. And I didn’t know about selling them to stores. So what have you guys tried? And what has work and hasn’t worked for you.

08-05-2014 09:45 AM

V-groove router bit - 6 replies

I’ve been looking at router bits for sign making is the v-groove bit the one I want or is there another one I should use. I just don’t want to waste money on a bit that I don’t need at the moment.

07-31-2014 10:06 AM

Router bits - 8 replies

I am going to be making signs out of wood I am wanting to know what router bit or bits that I should use. And is there any brand of bits that would be better than others or ones that I shouldn’t buy?

07-23-2014 10:23 AM

Wood for wooden signs - 7 replies

For making signs what would be the best kind of wood to use for outdoor signs? I was thinking of using pine for indoor signs but I’m not sure for outdoor. Any information is helpful.

05-18-2014 12:13 AM

Sign maker - 3 replies

I was at Manards today and was looking at routers and I saw this thing for routers that makes the letters and designs in the wood. I just wondered if any of you guys used one and if you have how did it work. It is called router pantograph. Here is a picture of it. What are your guys opionins on it?

05-17-2014 09:44 AM

Saw that will cut curves - 6 replies

What kind of saw should I use to cut curves with on bigger pieces so I don’t have to use my scroll saw. I’m going to use my scroll saw for smaller projects but I’m not sure what kind to use on bigger ones.

05-14-2014 02:48 PM

Routers - 18 replies

For routers is there certent brands better than others. I’ve used craftsman before but I don’t like how it worked. I’m looking to buy one but didn’t know if one was better than the other.

03-11-2014 07:16 PM

Wiping glue off - 13 replies

When you guys wipe glue off after you glue something how to get it out of corners or on the inside edge. I don’t know what to use to get it out. What should I use.

02-23-2014 05:26 PM

Yellow pine - 7 replies

When making furniture do you guys know what grade would be good to use in yellow pine for furniture.

01-30-2014 08:19 PM

Pine lumber - 10 replies

What is a good kind of pine lumber to make furniture out of. The pine I use to get for furniture is pretty much crap. I’ve seen some people use yellow pine. Any ideas would be helpful.

01-21-2014 03:57 PM

Thickness for shadow boxes - 0 replies

What would be a good thickness for shadow boxes. I was thinking like 3/8th thick wood. Is that a good thickness or should I use a thicker piece like 1/2” thick.

01-13-2014 05:26 PM

Wood burner - 2 replies

I want to burn my business name into my boxes I am making and I was wondering where I can buy a burner to do it with.

01-10-2014 11:01 PM

Selling boxes and cutting boards - 12 replies

Where would be good places to sell boxes and cutting boards. I’m thinking of selling them in stores and not sure where to go. Any suggestions will be helpful.

01-01-2014 05:26 PM

Putting designs on boxes and coasters - 5 replies

I am going to make coasters and boxes. Besides burning how could I put designs on the boxes and coasters. Any ideas will be helpful.

12-18-2013 08:06 PM

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.

12-16-2013 07:58 PM

Making items to sell - 23 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.

12-12-2013 12:26 AM

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.

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