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|25 days ago||
Need Help with wood splitter - 5 replies
I hope this is the right place to ask about this. My son in law and I recently found a homemade wood splitter that needed work. The motor was in bad shape so we found a good deal on a new one(6.5 hp) Once we got it installed the ram will go forward and back but stalls when it hits the wood. The pump and switch are one piece and painted over so I...
|465 days ago||
Bandsaw motor RPM??? - 6 replies
I found an old bandsaw but the motor is not working. It is a 3/4 hp,1725 RPM. My brother has a 3/4 hp 3450 RPM. Will this work or would it be to fast???
|475 days ago||
Old Barn Lumber Projects?? - 13 replies
I tried to look at the projects to find projects made from old barn lumber but couldn’t find any under that tag. I recently got a good supply of barn lumber and was looking for some projects beside picture frames to use it on . Can any of you tell me what tag to look under for this type of project? I looked a little under rustic but didn...
|657 days ago||
Willow lumber got pics??? - 5 replies
I have been offered a huge willow tree for free but have never used or seen any lumber from a willow. Does anyone have any pictures and advice about how willow works in furniture. thanks guys
|657 days ago||
random orbit sander repair? - 13 replies
I need a new pad for a makita r/a sander 5 inch. they are ridiculous high on the internet replacement parts sites. Like 20.00 plus 8 bucks for shipping. A new sander is only a little more. Anyone have any ideas or suggestions/
|754 days ago||
craftsman jointer repair - 13 replies
My craftsman 6in jointer started making a terrible noise today. Cutterhead bearings I am sure. While looking for parts I came across an old thread from socaldj about where he was restoring the exact same model jointer as mine. However the thread just stops and I was wondering what happened. Anyway has anyone else replaced bearings and is it a to...
|758 days ago||
clamp repair HELP!!!! - 9 replies
found these clamps at a yard sale for cheap but the swivel pad is broken off, Any ideas on how to fix them??
|839 days ago||
shopvac hose repair - 4 replies
My shopvac hose finally collapsed on me after years of faithful service,so I headed on down to the local store for a replacement and found that a new one now costs 20.00 and tax. after calming my defibrelater down I went back home and tried to figure out a way to fix the old one. I thought about amputating the collapsed part but coul...
|871 days ago||
new Grandson - 7 replies
well we got a new Grandson last week so I guess I better wipe the cobwebs off my saw and start a new rocking horse. Noah Matthew is 7&7 an 20 inches long.
|1051 days ago||
Need double chaise lounge plans - 3 replies
Where can I get some plans for a double chaise lounge? Nothing fancy.
|1067 days ago||
dowel maker - 18 replies
Okay. I want a wood dowel maker that is electric,able to cut different sized dowels with a small amount of resetting or changing of cutters. With a dust collection port for a shop vac. something like an electric pencil sharpener on steroids. It should cost under 150 bucks. And while were at it make it blue to LOL. All you smart guys here is your...
|1080 days ago||
finish for honey locust table - 8 replies
I would like to ask for advice on finishing a Table I made of Honey locust and walnut. I would like to keep the natural color as much as possible and polyurethane tends to give everything an amber tint. I still want good protection for the top though. HELP!
|1103 days ago||
what would you make of this? - 9 replies
I found this one board in my cut off pile. It is 5-1/2 inches wide about 20 inches long and 3/4 thick. As you can see it is warped and twisted a little. I need some ideas on what I could do with it,(be nice). It is white oak and has a fantastic grain pattern.
|1108 days ago||
Is this worth rebuilding?? - 25 replies
I would like opinions on whether this old rocker would be worth the effort to rebuild. All the pieces are there and in fairly good shape. It is Pine and has no sentimental value, I just hate to throw something like this away.It was left out in the rain and given to me by a neighbor who new I liked rocking chairs. Some of the joints have no...
|1205 days ago||
carbide shaping/carving wheel??? - 2 replies
Where can I get one of these for a 4 1/2 angle grinder? I am in the middle Tennessee area. thanks.
|1361 days ago||
Kutzall carving disc WANTED - 0 replies
I am looking for a kutzall carving disc, if anyone has one they no longer use I would like to buy one. PM me with price please.
|1463 days ago||
woodworkers block???? - 2 replies
I haven’t been in the shop for a couple of weeks cause of a cold, I finally decided I was well enough to start a new project. Well, if I could think of something I wanted to make that is. Does anyone else get woodworkers block. I got on the projects pages to try and get some ideas but although there are a lot of great projects nothing re...
|1509 days ago||
Lumberjocks from Tennessee ??? - 42 replies
I was just wondering how many LJ,s from TN. were on here. I see a lot from Texas and Kal-e-fornea. Maybe if there are enough we could have a get together sometime?? I’m from Livingston, (actually a little wide spot called Okalona—-hence OKwoodshop) dp
|1510 days ago||
wipe on spray on poly - whats the diff??? - 14 replies
can you use spray on poly as a wipe on finish and if not why? I am finishing a rocker and have some spar urethane but I want to wipe on the finish because of where I am having to apply it. Just wondering if anyone has ever used it as a wipe on??? It is minwax brand. thanks
|1529 days ago||
Mark from ontario ???? - 1 reply
has anyone heard how his surgery went? hope to hear something soon.