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212 days ago

Japanese handsaws - 3 replies

I am looking for a plan/article that some magazine had a few years ago, about making your own handles for a Japanese type saw.. I have a bunch of blades without handles.I know I have it, but, I can’t find it now and when you have all the mags that go back to #1 thats a lot of looking.Thanks

254 days ago

Wood Carving Knives? - 6 replies

I make carving knives for my carving club and other carvers in the area. ( see I was wondering just what type of knives other carver like to use.

602 days ago

Shops - 7 replies

Is there any way that you can view the shops by location or by states?

759 days ago

Birch Bark & Quilted Mable - 2 replies

Wanting to buy or trade for some Birch bark 2 to 3 sq ft and some quilted Mable with a real tight curl. I will be using these for knife handles.

876 days ago

Flag case - 4 replies

I am looking for plans for a case for a folded burial flag only. Or the measurements of the flag its self.

1246 days ago

What to do with a old Shopsmith? - 6 replies

I picked up a old SS awhile back to use as a horizontal drill press for some stands that I was making. But after I got it, I when a different direction in my building. Now I need to figure out what to do with the SS. I am getting short on room in my shop and I am looking for any ideas on what anyone has done diffract in using the SS. Drill press...

1299 days ago

Puzzle boxes - 1 reply

I am looking for information on making Japanese/Chinese puzzle boxes. The type that you have to slide different parts to open the box.

1455 days ago

FWW online membership?? - 6 replies

I know readers of FWW have seen the ad for online membership and the offer of free monthly offers. I joined and waited for my Sketch-up plan for the ‘Dovetail Toolbox Plan’. Well after 3 months and no plans or any thing else, I canceled the membership. I had sent Emails the them and no reply. So, I was wondering if anyone here has ...

1461 days ago

Leather tool cases - 3 replies

In the pass 2 years or more some magazine had a article on making cases for tools using leather. Can anyone give the magazine name and issue? I know I have it, BUT where?

1510 days ago

Cholla Cactus - 2 replies

I would like to get some cholla cactus limbs. about 1/2” to 1” dia. in size. I am going to try to make some Pens like shown in the summer issue of Woodturning Design. I have Myrtlewood, walnut or woodcarving knives to trade . Or we can talk about anything you might want.

1510 days ago

Horiz0ntal Boring - 4 replies

I am looking for a plan for a horizontal boring or drilling machine setup.I have drill some holes (a lot) into the edge of some pieces and also it will used in make some ukes. The pieces are to long for a drill press and some are to hard to clamp to a vertical table.ORIf someone has a plan for a table that can be raised and lowered. Some where I...

1608 days ago

Thickness of material ?? - 4 replies

I was wondering if there is any guide lines for the thickness of the wood for boxes? I have made 100’s of boxes and the question still come up on how thick to make the side. You made them to thin and you can’t find hardware for them, and you make them to thick and they look clunky (in my opinion anyway).

1746 days ago

USMC 234 BIRTDAY Nov 10 - 6 replies

If I may. Happy birthday to all you US Marines on this site. From one jar head to you all.M/SGT Richard Rombold USMC (ret)

1808 days ago

diamond willow - 1 reply

Does anyone have any DW for sale or know of someone that has some? My carving clubs show is coming up next month and I just sold my last good piece. I want sticks about 5’ long to be used for walking sticks.Thank youRichard

1817 days ago

Wanted---lead pot & pistol frame - 13 replies

This is wood related! I am looking for a small electric melting pot to melt lead to weight the small carving mallets that I make.ANDA frame for a 1911 Colt to use as a jig for making grips for the same.See I told you it was about wood.Thank youRichard

1818 days ago

Mesquite Any one ?? - 6 replies

Does anyone have some mesquite that would be suitable for a gun stock?? I don’t have the measurements yet, but, it will be for a Weatherby. Either trade or buy.

1936 days ago

Carving duplicater - 6 replies

Does any one have Information on building a duplicater machine? I an looking for one to do gun stocks and decoys.

1942 days ago

Rosewood Pictures - 4 replies

Some one had some pictures of the rosewood coming in. But my computer lost it. Can some one help?

2199 days ago

Railroad tie help - 4 replies

Does anyone have a plan for a cart for moving ties?? 20 years ago I didn’t think anything about carrying a tie, now, all I can do, IS think about it. Have these things got heaver?

2200 days ago

HELP---ArticLE wanted - 3 replies

I need a copy of a article from the April 2008 issue of the WOODWORKERS JOURNAL.a SMALL PARTS MITERING JIG. I know I got a magazine, BUT where?? I f someone would be so kind and email me a copy, I would be in your debt. And many be a picture of the front cover so I know want I am looking for. ;>))Thank you.\Richard

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