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451 views, 0 by Madts

Madts

Metric vs imperial

I wish that manufactures would indicate what threads are use in their products. Many times a nut or bolt is lost and trying to find a match can be a pain in the ass getting the right one. I even have some tools that have both. Also fine and...

572 views, 0 by TonyCan

TonyCan

Pallet crap

Ok, what do you do to treat / prep pallet wood to make something out of it.

123 views, 0 by Jeff

Jeff

Zebrawood

I recently managed to salvage some long scrap cut offs of zebrawood from the scrap pile where I buy my lumber. After planing I’ve managed to get a good bit of 1/4" thick by 2" wide pieces. Maybe 60’ or so. I’m looking at some ideas for boxes...

602 views, 0 by VKD

VKD

Box swap...

I’m trying to figure out if there are enough participants on this site to have a box swap. I’m also trying to figure out the rules that would go along with the swap. As an example the size of the box. I would want the box to be able to hold...

98 views, 0 by VKD

VKD

Pictures

This is a test to see if this site rotates pictures based on landscape vs portrait. It appears not.

215 views, 0 by RonnieFarmer

Need pointers on tools

Hi folks! My name is Doug (although it says Ronnie). I am a noob to all this save for whittling when I was in boy scouts (yes, I got my eagle scout badge). Anyway, I’m looking for advice on chisel and carvers. I also want a rotary tool. I am...

201 views, 0 by RonnieFarmer

Hi y'all! New Mexican wood working.

Hello all, my name is Doug. I’m looking for ideas, plans, andadvice. The only thing I’ve made is a pipe out of mesquite. After all the hard work just for a pipe, I fell in love with woodworking I’m working on acquiring tools now.

126 views, 0 by Madts

Madts

Tape measures.

Does anybody on this site know of a good 25’ tape measure? I have: 1 Lufkin 25. Blade kinks and does not role in and out properly. 2 No name. Better but still works. 3 Stanley Tylon. Junk. Blade is kinked all over the place. 4 Stanley...

154 views, 0 by Tim

Tim

Is teak ok to use for a baby cradle?

Hi all, We have our 1st grand baby on the way in July. I want to make a swinging baby cradle for my daughter. I have enough teak to make the cradle and am wondering if it is an ok wood to use. The cost of wood here in Washington is just...

267 views, 0 by Whitacrebespoke

Whitacrebespoke

Table saw safety "kickback"

Not normally being one for what would be known here in UK as a “safety sally” I’m now going to start a tablesaw safety topic. I have being using table saws in one form or another since I was about 15 and before that assisting my dad with the...

354 views, 0 by TonyCan

TonyCan

Resawing

I need to re-saw 2×6 in to 1×6, i don’t have a band saw, what are some other ways to do it? TIA

100 views, 0 by VKD

VKD

Rigid jointer

I am going to change the blades on my Ridged JP06101 jointer. The orange one. I’ve watched videos on YouTube but thought it best to ask if anyone here has changed the blades on this specific model. Any hints or tips are appreciated.

107 views, 0 by Whitacrebespoke

Whitacrebespoke

Disappearing blog entry

Hi folks, It appears I’ve lost a blog entry I up loaded the photos Thursday night and created a very long blog entry now I cannot find it like it never existed even though it said blog entry succesful_

195 views, 0 by Wolf (& Rabbit!)

Wolf (& Rabbit!)

trip to tanzania

i just returned from a long and exhausting visit to Tanzania. we went there to visit the craftsmen and artisans that recieved tools from our charity. The way it works is we gift tool kits to the Small industry development organisation, which is a...

290 views, 0 by Kelly

L-square Stop - Depth Gauge - Table Saw Setup Tool

This tool serves several functions. It can be used as: - an edge stop for L-squares; - a wide gap depth gauge; and, - as a set up tool for table saws. This tool allows the user to, easily, lay out lines at ninety degrees off...

253 views, 0 by Kelly

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...

301 views, 1 by mark@woodworkinstallation

Chairs

This is my first post. I’ve enjoyed woodworking since the early 70’s. I’ve made and discarded a lot of pieces of furniture. I learn by trial and error, because I know very few people who enjoy woodwork like I do. I freely admit...

341 views, 0 by Brian

Brian

Need a boring drill bit

I need a boring bit. I want one that is so boring I forget how easy it is to use it. I’m tired of the excitement caused by my cheap drill bits that start wandering all over creation. Those are loser bits. I want a winning bit. I want it to win so...

322 views, 0 by Preachingthewood

Rev. George Hutson

I am a new subscriber, but have been enjoying Woodworking web project videos for some time. I am fairly new to woodworking. However, I’m finding that I have some skills that are working well for me. In the past I was a welder fabricator, so...

376 views, 0 by Narinder Jugdev

Narinder Jugdev

The Rotation Situation

Well around New Years I slipped on the ice in Banff and did a nasty number on my shoulder. Torn rotator cuff is what they call it. I must work as I do enjoy eating so after a week of doing nothing I got myself back Into "MyHappyPlace😎 The...