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05-27-2013 02:13 AM

Ever cut a tree down with a chisel? - 48 replies

If you have the time watch as the skilled North American Indian turns a tree into a water proof box. He uses simple tools. The adze, wedge, stone mallet and knife to make an ornate and water proof box. The show is 30 minutes long but well worth a glimpse in the methods of woodworking before the white man was here.

04-26-2013 02:35 AM

What are your shop recipes? - 78 replies

What formulas do you use in your shop?Here are some I use. Poly Rub1 part Polyurathane1 part Boiled Linseed oil Honing Oil1 part mineral oil1 part kerosene Test for Existing Finish on Furniture 1 Rub a Few Drops of Boiled Linseed Oil Into the Wood – If it absorbs, the wood has an oil finish. If it beads up, the wood has a hard ...

03-30-2013 04:02 AM

Refurbishing Question on a Panel Gauge - 44 replies

I have come across a nice gauge. The plates are made of steel and the screws are brass. My question is what do you guys use to break the corrosion between the steel and brass while they are attached to the wood body of the tool? Hopefully not damaging the wood.I would like to try my best to save the screws and not have to tap them out.

01-16-2013 11:36 PM

Name that tool - 34 replies

He guys I need help with the identity of a tool please.I would like to know its intended use and may be the maker. I bought a few other tools on eBay and these were in with the tools I was going for. My guess is a Sloyd like carving tool for a child’s pocket.Any and all help is very welcome.Thank you

12-22-2012 04:49 AM

I have picked up a new hobbie. - 68 replies

For those of you that don’t know. I have been wanting to get into forging a bit.I have had some metal fabrication experience in the past but an urge to forge has become a art I would like to learn.I started a website a few months ago to share my woodworking and blacksmithing. also have a YouTube channel for the v...

12-18-2012 11:26 PM

Incanal Gouge - 30 replies

How do you sharpen your incanal gouges?

11-25-2012 10:42 PM

What is you bench height? - 67 replies

What tool style do you use?Power tool, hybrid, hand tool.What is your bench height?How tall are you?Would you change it?Why?Thanks for you time and input.

10-31-2012 01:01 AM

Inlay jewelry in wood. - 32 replies

I need to set some silver jewelry in maple. I would like to epoxy it in. I know you can get it in a clear quart size. I need just enough for this one project. Does any one know of a clear material I can do this with and only buy a few ounces?

03-26-2012 01:20 AM

projects and video - 2 replies

May I ask why the video tag is not offered when you post a project?

03-03-2012 03:38 AM

William NG's method for squaring your tablesaw sled - 16 replies

Here is William Ng’s youtube link on squaring your sled. It is a bit long but the first half is on the squaring. The second half he shows how to make his sled. I found it easy and very ingenious. Check it out.

02-10-2012 08:57 PM

What Hand Tool Web Information do you use? - 41 replies

I want to thank WayneC for starting this great list and giving it to me a long time ago.Some of my favoritesPlane Builders

01-23-2012 02:21 PM

A Krenov meathod building a traditionally styled wooden jack plane - 2 replies

I found this young man on youtube. In this series of videos he build a traditionally styled wooden jack plane using a Krenov type lamination method. There are 9 videos. A couple have a bit of lighting issues. But its well worth watching if you love wooden planes.

01-22-2012 05:50 AM

Introducing the First LumberJock Roast of Roger Clark - 44 replies

Lumberjocks RoastMan of the Week Rodger ClarkHello everyone and welcome to LumberJocks first roast. We will be roasting Rodger Clark aka Rex over an open fire of walnut and cherry. This roast is to pay tribute to Rodger so all comments are welcome. I’ll start with a bit of history on Rodger. It seems Rodger once applied for a lumberjack...

12-09-2011 11:20 PM

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12-08-2011 10:28 PM

Problems with skewed rabbet - 19 replies

Guys I am having problems getting constant results with my wooden skewed rabbet planes. I am getting stair steps up the wall of the rabbet or my bottom is not flat. Any techniques or tips to the operation of the idiot behind the plane?I have a one inch skewed and a skewed jack with knickers.I think it is the setup or position of the iron.

11-27-2011 08:01 PM

Curl of the Burl, drug abuse may be in your woodwork. - 55 replies

There is a new way for meth heads to get money for there habits. It seems that they are taking burl from our forests and selling then to wood dealers and furniture makers to provide money for supplies. I hope they are not taking endangered species from public or private lands. It has gotten so popular a heavy metal band has writen and produced a...

11-22-2011 05:25 AM

Old 1923 vid on shoe's chairs and spoons - have you ever seen a 2 man plane? - 13 replies

I stumbled across this video. It shows some old methods that kept my attention. It has no sound and is in a European language for the subtitles. Ma bee Dennis can translate. The old gentlemen are making shoes, spoons and chairs. They have the biggest spoon bit I have ever seen. And I have never seen a 2 man plane. I hope you enjoy.

11-14-2011 06:50 AM

ƃuıʌɐɥs ǝɔıu ǝuo sʇɐɥʇ ʍou - 9 replies

Check this machine out. I want one. Wait do you think I can get my smoother to produce like that?

05-23-2011 04:16 AM

You have got to see this guy in action! His jigs are amazing. - 43 replies

Here is his Name:のほほんHere is his YouTube link noho91 I believe he has 131 posts here is just a fewHow to make wooden Bolt.トリマで木の雄ネジを作る自作トリマー治具で波形面削り How to shave wave pattern sidesHow to make a wood ball 11 簡易旋盤&トリマ倣い加工で木球つくりThats just a few, he does some real nice cam clamps, lots of toys and neat gadgets ...

04-07-2011 03:00 AM

Celtic Carviing Lessons - 5 replies

Hi guys, the latest chip carving classes has me on a carving craving. I found about 80 minutes of Celtic carving lessons over at meta cafe. They are a little slow to start, missing 2 of the 7 parts and a we bit old. But woodworking lessons never get old.lesson 1lesson 3lesson 4lesson 6lesson 7

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