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Madts

Shop time.

Living in Houston TX. I find myself using a lot of time on tools. High humidity with salt in it is not good for tools. I have not timed my tool time vs. shoptime, but guess I spend about 15% of my time on tools. Shop cleanup is shop time to...

484 views, 0 by MJCD

We Could Use Some New Topics...

I’ve been unsuccessful in encouraging members to initiate new topics. I’m not a chatty person, nor casual by any means; however, I do enjoy a provocative discussion of woodworking – call me crazy (many people have, and have lived to tell the...

575 views, 0 by Vatech90

Vatech90

Hello!

Hi. My name is Mandy and I’m from the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. I’ve been a civil engineer for the past 25+ years. I grew up in the residential building business. My father was a manager of Lowe’s for 23 years before buying his own building...

727 views, 0 by MJCD

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...

1,131 views, 0 by Martin Sojka

Martin Sojka

Vintage Tables

See these amazing tables by the Vintage Industrial

488 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👍🏾🤓

515 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. 👍🏾

998 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...

497 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👍🏾🤓

576 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...

392 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...

810 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...

589 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.

492 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...

571 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...

1,311 views, 0 by MsDebbieP

MsDebbieP

Wondering: 2018 exchange?

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

812 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...

960 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...

899 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...

1,279 views, 0 by a1jim

a1jim

I Have a new website ,how about your feedback?

He everyone I’ve finally upgraded my website, would you mind giving me your thoughts, I’m open to constructive ideas on what could be improved. https://www.artisticwoodstudio.com/ Thanks so much, Jim