I saw some pine knots on a website and was in the woods this morning and picked up about 20 pine knots. These are pretty cool looking on the outside but are basically pine pitch.My question is can you round the tops clean up the outside of the kn...
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I am new to woodworking, live on 40 acres in central oregon up a beautiful valley 12.5 miles east of Prineville. I have always loved Juniper wood but, never in my wildest dreams ever thought I would find myself making lamps, coffee tables, fireplace mantels, etc. I make a lot of mistakes but, am learning as well.
I love working with some of the more exotic woods we have here such as Bitterbrush and Mt. Mahogany both dense hard woods but, gorgeous.
I am open to any and all advice along this journey. I am a father of 4, grandfather of 10 and husband of 36+yrs.
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ADVICE NEEDED:I am making some end tables for a retail outlet back east. The problem I am having is the tops coming loose in transit.Someone suggested using screws where the threads go only into the top and not both top and table post itself. An...
I am looking for a wood lathe but, have never used one and don’t really know what to look/ask for. Can you folks give me some pointers as to what to look for on a used lathe, what price range it should be in and the turning tools I will nee...
I have a lot of pieces of bitterbrush I want to use for the legs for 3 legged stools with Juniper as the seat. Note: it will be difficult to turn the legs on a lathe or to make the tenons in a typical fashion because the leg pieces are not straig...