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05-19-2017 04:32 AM

Need some math help - 21 replies

Dropped out of school and don’t remember what I did learn. I need to build one of these lamps and can’t figure out all the angles I need to make it. I know a pentagon is 36* cuts but keep confusing myself on the 3D part of this. Any help will be appreciated.

05-02-2017 03:23 AM

Whatcha Workin On? - 152 replies

What kind of projects are everyone doing now? I started a new commission today. A guy has a big road bike like a Harley but his is some import, Yamaha I think. It’s all decked out with saddle bags and everything else he could think of. Seams his wife graduated from college and got herself a decent job. She went and bought herself a bike so...

04-24-2017 09:24 PM

Mind Changer - 7 replies

This was going to be a tutorial, then turned into a review, but the site limits the number of pictures for a review. So I will call this a “suggestion”. I pulled out a Purple Heart turning block and prepared it for turning a bowl. I started turning, first with my roughing gouge then changed over to ...

04-20-2017 03:26 AM

Got back to turning! - 17 replies

I’ve had medical issues for a while now and haven’t been up to doing very much of anything. I got a little shop set up in a spare bedroom and have started doing some woodworking. Woke up this morning and decided today was the day to fire up the lathe. I didn’t think I had turned anything in a couple years, but LOML informed me ...

04-18-2017 08:04 PM

Tim The Tool Man Is Retired - 8 replies

But everyones favorite tool girl is still going strong in my shop. My wife stopped by a yard sale last weekend and bought me a necklace holder for my little workshop and my little tools. Gotta Love that woman…....My wife too!

04-16-2017 08:58 PM

1981....36 years is long enough between builds! - 17 replies

In 1981 I was off work for a few months because of knee surgery I couldn’t do too much but I managed to do just a “small” amount of woodworking. I built myself a tool box for my “little” tool set. Well that box has seen better days, the handle broke off and the hinge is cracked, 36 years of service is enough and I...

04-12-2017 06:48 PM

Projects - 16 replies

I post most of my projects in the normal forums and never have any problems with the pictures. I tried to post some into my projects folder and it wants to turn my pictures sideways. I’ll just continue posting the way I normally do. :-(

04-12-2017 06:04 AM

Part #2 More than just wood - 15 replies

Finished up the sheath and display stand for my hunting knife. The stand is antler and Canary wood with a Tru Oil finish.

04-10-2017 04:33 AM

Small but works great - 20 replies

Got one of those laser engravers from Ebay. Doesn’t make a very big print, but it’s a start. This model will do 38 X38 mm. At $72 including shipping, it’s a nice entry level machine.

04-09-2017 02:47 AM

Part #1, more than just wood. - 29 replies

Scrounging around the garage and found a couple billets I made a while back. Decided to make myself a new hunting knife, even though I don’t get to hunt any more. So, the blade is Damascus steel with a hollow ground profile. The scales (handle material) are Canary wood. The scale pins are brass tubes with gold flake. and the guard is Deer ...

04-04-2017 11:01 PM

Mossberg Home Defense - 88 replies

A friend gave me one of these. Mossberg 500 because he got a couple ARs and didn’t have room in his safe for it. :-) I don’t really have a need for it as is, so…......I turned it into a little home defense model. The first shot is a rubber ball, if a second is needed it’s for real! ...

03-27-2017 05:04 AM

Newest Dewalt Nail Guns - 2 replies

I’ll take a #4 for trim work and a #6 for framing jobs.

03-19-2017 11:50 PM

Cane for DIL - 8 replies

Made a cane for my daughter in law, she is getting ready for back surgery. It is Red Oak and Walnut.

03-19-2017 11:45 PM

100 year old bench - 15 replies

A friend gave me a piece of Hickory barn beam that is over 100 years old. I made a bench for my wife’s flower bed.

03-02-2017 10:14 PM

I Know You Have One, Don't Deny It! - 15 replies

I know every woodworker has at least one. It don’t matter if you made it, it was a gift, or you bought it. I don’t care, I just want to see it. Come on, don’t be bashful, show it to all of us.

02-20-2017 11:27 PM

Your EDC, part II - 19 replies

Not asking about chisels or plane blades here, just your EDC knife. How do you sharpen your pocket knife for normal use?

02-20-2017 02:31 AM

What's Your E.D.C. - 92 replies

What’s in your pocket? Do you carry some kind of knife? I have collected knives for many years and have hundreds of different kinds. I only have a few that are or have been my every day carry. ...

02-18-2017 03:21 AM

The small lsaer engravors - 6 replies

500mw up to 2k mw. Who has them and how are they doing? I’m looking at one and want to make sure they are what they say. I see where all you need is a Jpeg image and they will print it.

02-17-2017 03:35 AM

Rob888 and others - 3 replies

I never blocked anyone because of their comments on the magnaflux thread. I blocked you dumbasses for interrupting mine and other peoples threads that had nothing to do with that one. Stupid posts in inappropriate places is why I blocked you. Now I know the others are looking here to so listen up. I have been here a long time. I had a full shop ...

02-17-2017 02:49 AM

Damnit Cricket - 11 replies

Don’t keep shutting down thread for no reason! papadon was not my thread but was aimed at me. We got some problems straightened out. Of those in disagreement there were no attacks or war clubs drawn. There were a few questions directed at me that I would be happy to answer without rage or language. Please wait and see if a thread goes sou...

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