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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 - 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...

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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