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Osage Orange Turning

Hello, I have a disc of Osage that I have had for about 15 years and never haveing turned this wood thought I would have a go. I swear if I had a piece of steel handy I could have turned it easier. This bit of wood is rock hard, so is this what...

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B Gabourie

Hello All!

Hi. I’m Barry. I’m a Canadian transplant in Houston, TX area. I got bitten by the woodworking bug about 3 years ago and I’ve been trying to improve my skills ever since. I have a small area in my garage that I use for woodworking and I have been...

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Looking for plans

Hi everyone, I am looking for plans for these fish shaped tables. Does anyone have one, or know where to buy them?

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a1jim

Fun in my woodworking class

I thought I’d share some photos from one of my classes,I had a very busy class last week in my woodworking class, the topic for my workshop “table saw Techniques, jigs, and fixtures.

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MJCD

Oliver 6910 Oscillating Spindle Sander - 1st Thoughts

I want to pass along some good news – that is a favorable experience with a manufacturer (their Customer Service) and the first heavy use of their product. My focus is sculpted furniture, with forays into wood sculptures – always in hardwood....

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Brian

Need a new circular saw

I’ve been working nights doing some carpentry and without my (relatively) luxurious and large tablesaw, I’ve come to the conclusion that my inexpensive skil circular saw is just not up to the task for practically anything. I have a nice finish...

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MJCD

Revisiting the Festool MFT/3

I’ve owned an MFT/3 for many years now, and recently sold it; for all of its many benefits and capabilities, I became frustrated with its many shortcomings. I’m in the minority, it seems, as I read glowing reviews – some by dispassionate reviews;...

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Another attempt at creating something ;-)

Well after starting another wood project now the bench is built I thought I would make the wife something to justify the hours I vanish into the garage again lol I am sorry but I opted for screw jointing for now but do plan on attempting a...

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Introduction

My fascination with wood started about 65 year back with my great grandmother’s lion head rocking chair. I love a challenge and have been turning now on my ShopSmith for just over two years. Our 30+ year old house I built all the cabinets and...

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Glider bearing help

I need help locating a source for glider bearings. I have searched all the online suppliers i can find and nobody has the size i need. They are a 7/8 OD flange bearing with a 7/16 non threaded center. There is no manufacturer tag on the chair...

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william

Member of the week

Hi guys bit late but thanks for the ‘member of the week’ very random internet here in rural France, like to say Happy New Year !!!

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MsDebbieP

Your 2018 Woodworking Goals

What are your woodworking goals for 2018?

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Greetings

Hi all, I’ve just joined the group but must confess I’m no carpenter by far. My background was a roofer and now I’m a minister of religion , yes a higher calling now ;-) The reason I’m excited about starting up and learning again some woodwork...

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Narinder Jugdev

HappyNewYear2018🍻

Wishing you all a very safe and peaceful New Year. From Narinder in the Trimandcraft Woodshop in Canada🇨🇦 Cheers🍻

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mark d.

stanley plane parts compatibility

Does anyone here and I’m sure one of you might know what parts you might or might not be able to mix and match among stanley handplanes ? Such for example if I had a sole from a jointer plane could I use a frog from a smoother? if I didn’t have...

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New workbench for small workshop

I interested in creating a new workbench for my small workshop (from timber and plywood) to incorporate a small tablesaw, and have space under for some other machines, perhaps with flip-tops so the machines can be a fixed below and raised up to...

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Bo Peep

New Carving Tools

With Christmas arriving and the new year imminent i have received a £20 gift that I am thinking of spending on improving my carving kit ready to kick off the new year. My current kit is a bit hit and miss with some gouges, chisels and V tools...

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Brian

US Box Swap 2017

Confirmed participants so far: David E Papadan Brian Madts Rules: Anything goes. Make any kind of box, any size, shape, color, wood, hardware, etc. Everyone that’s in on this swap sign up on this thread. Share your ideas, progress,...

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Small Parts Clamp

I’ve been using miniature Jorgensen clamp to hold small parts to cut them on the band saw or sand them on the big drum. I decided to experiment and these seem to work pretty good. These can be made in any size you desire. Too, there are various...