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|2 days ago||
Wood for wooden signs - 6 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.
|68 days ago||
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?
|69 days ago||
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.
|72 days ago||
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.
|135 days ago||
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.
|151 days ago||
Yellow pine - 7 replies
When making furniture do you guys know what grade would be good to use in yellow pine for furniture.
|175 days ago||
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.
|185 days ago||
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.
|192 days ago||
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.
|195 days ago||
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.
|204 days ago||
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.
|218 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.
|220 days ago||
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.
|225 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.
|240 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.
|244 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.
|244 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.
|253 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.
|323 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.
|337 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.