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! ...
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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 make stuff in my shop.
I'm new to the game, but very inspired. I'm glad I found this site, I'm excited to interact with other wood lovers, because nobody else UNDERSTANDS ME!
-- Joseph, Lake Forest, CA, http://instagram.com/palas_woodcraft#
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|commented on||$7.00 HAND WHEEL AND THREAD CUTTER||09-23-2014 08:13 PM|
|commented on||Marking Knife in Beech Pallet Wood & Jigsaw blade||09-23-2014 06:37 PM|
|replied on||Saw Swap 2014||09-23-2014 06:36 PM|
|commented on||Making a chisel from a screwdriver||09-22-2014 05:41 PM|
|added project||Marking Knife in Beech Pallet Wood & Jigsaw blade||09-22-2014 05:31 PM|
|commented on||"Never look a gift horse"...||09-16-2014 11:07 PM|
|commented on||Umbrella Candy Dish||09-16-2014 11:05 PM|
|replied on||Saw Swap 2014||09-15-2014 07:31 PM|
|replied on||Saw Swap 2014||09-14-2014 06:22 PM|
|commented on||Very rustic bowl from cottonwood||09-14-2014 12:20 AM|
|replied on||What companies have power tools not made in China?||09-12-2014 05:57 PM|
|replied on||Saw Swap 2014||09-12-2014 04:36 PM|
|replied on||Working with Elm. Advice requested.||09-12-2014 05:37 AM|
|replied on||9 / 11||09-12-2014 05:33 AM|
|replied on||Cutting board cracking||09-12-2014 05:30 AM|
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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...
The annual memorial day weekend trip took a last minute detour as some wildfires kept us from our scheduled camping trip, but instead we went to visit my best friends Grandma up in Lucerne, Lake County, California. The surrounding hills are l...