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|1226 days ago||
Pen Assembly Jig - 3 replies
Guys I have had no long with the search button… is their any body here who has made a pen assembly jig for pen turning… I would rather make one than buy one but would love to see a few examples or just hear some thoughts on the whole idea…
|1330 days ago||
Glue Gaps - 5 replies
Ok so we all get them, little gaps in end grain cutting boards but the question is what do you do with them does everybody rub saw dust and glue into the gaps or are there any other ways around the problem ?
|1426 days ago||
cutting boards - 4 replies
hey everybody was just looking for your toughts on this, i always belived it was better glueing boards of timber together to form a wide board rather than not cutting the board and leaving it as a wide piece of timber, my idea would be that the board would cup split or crack, but by cutting and alternating the grain you counter act the natural ...
|1493 days ago||
my first product for sale on etsy - 10 replies
hey everybody just uploaded my first item for sale on etsy and would love some feedback and guidance… http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=40280844
|1517 days ago||
through dovetail - 8 replies
hey all i am making dovetail boxes and am finding it quite teadious glueing up all the joints would love to here everybodys tips on glueing up dovetails and also clamping dovetails.. any help would be much apreciated…
|1518 days ago||
Didnt know where to put this post. - 5 replies
Looking for some info everybody, my brother and his girlfriend just moved to australia from here in ireland to start a new life together which is great aswell as sad at the same time as i will miss them both i would like to send them a small box for there new home but some people have said that sending wooden products to australia is quite hard ...
|1547 days ago||
lesson learned - 6 replies
never take a cheque my sales at the craft fair on sunday were exceptional and it was going well one customer wanted to pay by cheque and i was hesitant but i said ok as i need all the money i can get to pay for some equipment, being all flustered and busy i forgot to do a few simple things like get her to put her address and phone number on the ...
|1549 days ago||
lumber prices - 7 replies
hey guys just wondering how much you all pay for walnut, today i just bought a piece of 2” x 9” x 12’ and cost me €106 ($155) there are less and less places close to me i can buy dry timbers like walnut, i am curious to here what everybody else pays compared to the irish price…
|1555 days ago||
Do you make a living from craft work... - 14 replies
Hey guys i am interested to know how many people actually make a living/income/wage from their craft work,myself i usually do two craft shows at xmas and its a nice xmas bonus for me i always had my construction job in the family business but due to the recesion (which ireland is severly strangled by) i lost my job, so i am considering doing thi...
|1565 days ago||
router - 16 replies
hey guys lookin to buy a router sometime soon for mounting in a router table thing is i would love a monster of a router big as i can get so i can be limmitless any ideas or recomandations… maybe santa will bring me one :)
|1571 days ago||
Pasta tool - 9 replies
hey guys having trouble getting diensions for a pasta measuring tool i could put a rough guess on dimensions of the holes but would prefer to be acurate so if any body has attempted one of these or knows where i might find dimensions i would be greatful, they look like a quick and easy project i could add to my inventory… thank you kindly