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 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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|replied on||Mallets of your dreams||03-29-2015 04:29 PM|
|added project||Live Edge Wormy Black Mulberry Joinery Mallet (phew!)||03-29-2015 09:04 AM|
|replied on||Mallets of your dreams||03-29-2015 08:55 AM|
|commented on||Angry Honey Locust||11-07-2014 06:13 PM|
|commented on||More... boxes||11-07-2014 06:12 PM|
|commented on||Toddler Sized Roubo Workbench||11-06-2014 05:43 PM|
|commented on||7000 year old mortise and tenons||10-31-2014 05:03 PM|
|commented on||Homemade bandsaw mill||10-30-2014 04:18 PM|
|commented on||Cove Cut Box||10-29-2014 06:49 PM|
|commented on||Walnut & Poplar Box with Copper - all reclaimed / salvaged materials||10-29-2014 05:55 PM|
|replied on||Box swap 2014||10-27-2014 08:54 PM|
|commented on||Workbench complete (Finally)||10-27-2014 05:58 PM|
|added project||Walnut & Poplar Box with Copper - all reclaimed / salvaged materials||10-27-2014 05:31 PM|
|replied on||Box swap 2014||10-26-2014 02:47 PM|
|replied on||Saw Swap 2014||10-24-2014 08:28 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...