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|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.
|11-26-2013 09:56 PM||
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.