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I’ve been out of my shop for over 2 yrs.

I had to have a total hip replacement and I’m still using a Cane. I sure miss not being able to get back in the shop. I don’t feel steady enough to feed lumber through My machinery. So I’m in the process of building a remote controlled...

155 views, 0 by Xhaleaj

Dovetail practice

What kind of wood is best to us for dovetail practice? Pine is cheap, but doesn’t really translate to most nice woods because it’s so soft, but I don’t want to spend a lot of money on practice wood. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

105 views, 0 by Narinder Jugdev

Narinder Jugdev

Dominos

I might have splurged on my Festool but I make my own Dominos out of hard maple👍🏾🤓

662 views, 0 by Martin Sojka

Martin Sojka

Vintage Tables

See these amazing tables by the Vintage Industrial

117 views, 0 by Narinder Jugdev

Narinder Jugdev

Keepsake box

I am now a part time woodworking seminar instructor at my local Lee Valley🤓 so I made this sample keepsake box for the class to see before they make it. 👍🏾

716 views, 0 by Bentlyj

Following Comments?

Just wondering if anybody is having the same trouble I’m having. I can navigate to all the forums, blogs, and creations with no trouble. On the Forums, I can see when the last comment was made on a forum topic but can’t see who made it, and...

164 views, 0 by Narinder Jugdev

Narinder Jugdev

New to me tools from Bali

My sister went on a trip to Singapore & Bali and she went to a carving market in Bali and bought these beautiful tools from a craftsman on the street. #mysisteristhebest👍🏾🤓

222 views, 0 by Jack

Jack

Dining table top grain question

I am building a dining room table with a top of approximately 44” by 65”. The bottom will be painted with lamp black milk paint and the top will be oak with only clear topcoat. I have a supply of beautiful oak just the right length to make the...

162 views, 0 by Yakfish

Hey everyone

Hello There, Just an old woodworker looking for new ideas, plans, and just to see what others are building out there. I build wooden toys, spoons, and cutting board for sale but I have built almost everything from boats to furniture, bowls to...

207 views, 0 by Brian

Brian

Tiny plane

I keep this guy in my backpack for emergencies. :-)

547 views, 0 by MJCD

Resident Skills

I’ve commented, previously, that a Forum is defined by the skills and mentoring-willingness of its active members. And, there is the other side of that coin, that other members need to be asking the provocative questions to draw-out and provide a...

380 views, 0 by bigsumm

I'm looking for a someone to make my products

Hi, my name is Michael…I am interested in creating products for the kitchen but I need guys who can make these designs. Please reach out if you have turning or CNC gear and are interested in making small quantity products.

1,870 views, 0 by Madts

Madts

286 views, 0 by MJCD

Spray Finish - 1st time.

Part of the shop upgrade was re-thinking the worst parts of my current work: the methods-of-work that I don’t like and those I’m simply not good at (these are different animals); also, what elements of my finished projects are not...

359 views, 0 by munchy

munchy

Lacewood

I recently started to turn a bowl from a piece of lacewood , it is the first time I have run across this wood. I can not figure out how to get it to stop (fuzzing) I have gone as far as sharpening after every pass. I can’t run a shear with my...

1,041 views, 0 by Whitacrebespoke

Whitacrebespoke

A little something just for yourself.

As a professional woodwork I cannot remember the last time I made something just solely for my enjoyment (a gouge handle was the last thing I made myself in 2014) I have a very busy schedule in the coming months but I plan to take a weekend at...

1,064 views, 0 by MsDebbieP

MsDebbieP

Wondering: 2018 exchange?

I enjoyed following the 2017 exchange last year…. will there be another one this year?

738 views, 0 by Brian

Brian

Stealing wood

I’m no thief, so let me get that out of the way real quick. :-) Yesterday, while riding my bike with my 4 year old (he’s already an expert rider!), we passed a cherry tree next to the street that had recently been trimmed to keep the branches...

558 views, 0 by Moment

Moment

Fast Jig for Glueing and Drilling Dowels

It’s just a jig . About a foot long …….made from a Poplar 1×2 . I have installed a 45 degree chamfer bit in the router . This bit has a chamfer measuring a full 1 inch depth of cut. I used the max depth and routed the 1×2 poplar in...

665 views, 0 by MJCD

3-Phase Electrical Service

I’ll ask a narrow technical question; that I hope someone on the Forum has had to address… I’m upgrading to Felder equipment, and need to provide 3-phase electric to the machines… The 3-phase will output from a Phase Perfect PT-355. The...