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12-02-2017 05:35 PM

How many items to make - 1 reply

I’m looking into doing some craft shows or Bazaar shows next year. I was wondering how many items I should make for them? I was thinking around 20 or so. Should I take more or less? Here is two of the items I’m making to take.

08-30-2017 12:30 AM

How to fix a table leg. - 2 replies

I have a friend that bought a table and the one end of it on the leg part broke off. My question is what way is the best to fix it. Here is a couple of pictures of it. And is this cherry or another kind of wood?

06-13-2017 08:11 PM

How many signs to make? - 10 replies

Im thinking of doing 2 or 3 shows in my area. My question is how many signs should I make to take with me?

06-11-2017 02:39 AM

Polyurethane signs - 9 replies

My aunt and I are making signs and my question is should I polyurethane the signs that we are making for inside? I am going to poly the ones we make for outside. And if I should what kind should I use semi gloss, or gloss or what. I use semi gloss for my furniture but will it be alright for the signs? Any opinions will help. I will post pictur...

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.

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