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03-13-2016 01:11 AM

Suggestions on what can be made? - 2 replies

I’ve been given some left over solid Walnut crown molding from someone’s house build. Any suggestions on what may be built with it? It already has the face planed in those curved cuts on the face. If I were to plane it flat probably only leave an 1/8” thick piece left of wood, I wish to leave it as is. So, with leaving it i...

01-25-2016 12:37 AM

STEPCRAFT CNC machine - 2 replies

Does anyone have or does anyone know of anyone who has experience with the StepCraft woodworking CNC machine? If you do, either way…what are your experiences or their experiences? And your pro’s and con’s. Thank you. Kris

01-22-2016 08:51 PM

Gluing hard and soft woods together - 5 replies

Does anyone have any reservations in gluing up Hard and Soft woods together? If so, WHY?

01-20-2016 06:16 AM

Choosing a cnc machine & supporting company with good customer service - 17 replies

Does anyone have any suggestions on the cnc machine i should be looking at to get started in the cnc world of woodworking? And affordability would be nice too, but a company with excellent customer service is a must. Thank you.

01-07-2014 01:22 AM

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...

11-28-2013 11:30 PM

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...

01-04-2013 10:09 PM

Removal of a project from "My Projects" - 2 replies

How do i remove a project from this site?

08-29-2012 07:00 PM

Disappointed - 15 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...

06-17-2012 09:59 PM

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...

04-07-2012 04:12 PM

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...

01-25-2012 05:41 PM

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...

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