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|63 days ago||
Scrap wood for turning - 9 replies
I recently purchased a new lathe. My question is, I have all sorts of scrap wood lying around. If I were to stack glue these pieces together to say 8” high by 6”x6” square, is it possible to turn these new blocks into something? Or am I wasting my time for a possible accident? It’s just that solid pieces are rare to f...
|102 days ago||
Lathe or CNC - 13 replies
I’m thinking of buying either a Lathe or CNC, which I haven’t a clue. I have used a lathe before but, it’s been over 35 years. I’ve never used a CNC. I use to own the Legacy Ornamental Milling machine model 1800, I sold it last week. I never really used it for what it meant for. Besides, I felt the Legacy was always...
|430 days ago||
Removal of a project from "My Projects" - 2 replies
How do i remove a project from this site?
|558 days ago||
Disappointed - 12 replies
I purchased a Hitachi 16” scroll saw model CW 40 a couple years ago. My disappointment is, that it recently quit working. My fear is that the Controller Assembly has gone a-rye. The scroll saw has done me justice in quite a few projects. However, Hitachi no longer manufactures this part. Subsequently, I will have to purchase another s...
|631 days ago||
6" dado set - 6 replies
I recently purchased the Ridged table saw and it’s requiring me to use the 6” dado set. What is the best 6” set out there that would last a long time as well as affordability. I prefer to purchase a good set rather than a cheaper set that will need replacing in a few years. Any and all responses are accepted. Thank you and...
|702 days ago||
Existing Front Porch/Deck - 1 reply
I’m gonna ask a stupid question. I have this front porch of 15 years that I have covered and partially screened. It’s constructed of wood. I’d like to stain it in Red Mahogany. My dilemma is, should I lay it with a rag, a brush, a sprayer or what. My deck is is 8’x18’. All pressure treated lumber was used. An...
|775 days ago||
Double Box like Table - 5 replies
Is it possible to build a table 5’x2’ (the top will be like a box and the bottom will be like a box) example 5’x2’x4”, separated with four 32”x5” rounded legs? My plans were to use 3/4” birch for the boxed top, bottom, sides and ends. The entire carcass of each box would be the 3/4” birch, is this possible to attach this thick of wood to o...