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Post-Project Shop Reset; Optimizing the Small Shop

The following covers two areas: getting my shop ready for the next project, and optimizing the small shop. Post-Project Reset We each have our procedures; one of mine is that after every project, I reset the shop. The reset includes re-touching...

329 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.

295 views, 0 by Billp

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...

218 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👍🏾🤓

230 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. 👍🏾

608 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...

330 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...

1,132 views, 0 by MsDebbieP

MsDebbieP

Wondering: 2018 exchange?

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

747 views, 0 by 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;...

607 views, 0 by Swhitey

My Introduction, Swhitey

Well, my story is as follows, originally from the North East of England, we moved down to South West France five and a half years ago where we have been renovating a 300 year old French farmhouse. We’ve been on a very tight budget, as you must...

1,402 views, 0 by oldrivers

oldrivers

Plans for a Backgammon Board

I was wondering if any one has a good plan for building a high end Backgammon board and accessories? Thanks Old rivers

567 views, 0 by Timothy

Timothy

Jointer

Does anybody have experience with the ironwood brand jointer?…I’m considering buying one

804 views, 0 by baldwinlc

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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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...

373 views, 0 by william

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 !!!

589 views, 0 by MsDebbieP

MsDebbieP

Your 2018 Woodworking Goals

What are your woodworking goals for 2018?

323 views, 0 by Narinder Jugdev

Narinder Jugdev

HappyNewYear2018🍻

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

415 views, 0 by North Kent Workshop

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...

389 views, 0 by Madts

Madts

Found wood.

I have a friend that lives in south Texas and he has a farm. His farm has Horses, Cattle, cats and Dogs. Also trees that suffered from the drought 2 years ago. when we walk through the acreage we find wood from dead trees. Taking them...