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|463 days ago||
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.
|494 days ago||
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 ...
|521 days ago||
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.
|593 days ago||
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
|619 days ago||
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.http://chiselandforge.com/I also have a YouTube channel for the v...
|622 days ago||
Incanal Gouge - 30 replies
How do you sharpen your incanal gouges?
|645 days ago||
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.
|671 days ago||
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?
|890 days ago||
projects and video - 2 replies
May I ask why the video tag is not offered when you post a project?
|913 days ago||
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.
|934 days ago||
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 Buildershttp://www.andersonplanes.com/http://www.breseplane.com/page04.htmlhttp://galoot-tools.com/life/main.htmlhttp://www.holtey-planes.com/http://www.marcouplanes.com/Referencehttp://home.comcast.net/~rexmill/planes101/refinish/re...
|952 days ago||
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. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xGGFrH90PA&context=C30a2456ADOEgsToPDskKpxr...
|954 days ago||
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...
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|998 days ago||
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.
|1009 days ago||
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...
|1015 days ago||
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.
|1023 days ago||
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?http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZbZOfOu8lgg&list=LLTe8HcRi94D4IGtav53LzSA&index=5&feature=plpp_video
|1198 days ago||
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http://www.youtube.com/user/noho91#p/u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 ...
|1244 days ago||
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