Ever since I saw Roy Underhill trek through the woods toward his Workshop with his tool tote in hand, I’ve had an urge to set up an outdoor workspace in a remote location. Well, I’ve found the spot, and while it’s not all that r...
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Location: Lake Forest, CA (Orange County)
I'm a wood-crazed lumber hoarder who enjoys exploring locally for wood i can use to craft in the woodshop.
-- Joseph, Lake Forest, CA, www.Etsy.com/shops/palaswoodcraft
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|replied on||Yet another wood id question||10-28-2015 11:45 PM|
|replied on||Wood ID & Would you us it for a mallet handle?||10-28-2015 11:38 PM|
|replied on||Wood ID help||10-28-2015 11:08 PM|
|replied on||Black Locust? Wood ID help...||10-28-2015 10:58 PM|
|commented on||My Saw Till On Steroids||10-22-2015 03:54 PM|
|commented on||Plywood Vise||10-16-2015 06:58 PM|
|commented on||"Elm"er has dinner||10-12-2015 09:57 PM|
|commented on||"Elm"er has dinner||10-12-2015 09:25 PM|
|commented on||Black Ash Coaster Set in Dovetailed Holder||10-09-2015 05:45 PM|
|commented on||Black Ash Coaster Set in Dovetailed Holder||10-09-2015 03:12 AM|
|commented on||Black Ash Coaster Set in Dovetailed Holder||10-08-2015 11:44 PM|
|added project||Black Ash Coaster Set in Dovetailed Holder||10-08-2015 12:34 AM|
|commented on||Oak slice end table||10-01-2015 12:33 AM|
|commented on||Welsh Love Spoon||09-30-2015 03:15 PM|
|added project||Moxon Style Vise - Oak, Maple and Black Mulberry||09-22-2015 03:37 PM|
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So quite awhile back I was blessed with a Walker Turner 14” bandsaw for just $100 bucks, which I lauded as my way to finally resaw all these cool boards I’ve ammassed- and to this day I still cant get the blade to stay on. Harumph! ...
OK I know you guys know a thing or two about vintage, cast iron band saws. If you read the previous entry, I bought this saw for a song but after trying for a week or so to get the blade to track, I gave up and its been collecting dust ever si...
Reclaimed Glory #15: Reclaimed Mahogany & Finger Joints: A Welcome Distraction from Pressing Concerns
First of all. What the hell are people doing throwing away solid mahogany… That just irks me… THIS STUFF DOESN”T GROW ON TREES PEOPLE!... well, OK, OK… but you get my point. Second of all, what in the WORLD were they thi...
here is a couple pics of that chinese hardwood I brought back from my trip to beijing last month. I got it for free in a lumber yard from a group of young adults selling cheap construction lumber in bulk. They laughed when I picked it up off the g...