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Brian

Douglas Fir, 1956 vs 2017

Small piece came out my house. What a difference! Imagine what it will look like in another 60 years after they figure out how to GMO it into a single year’s growth to harvest.

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Brian

Making a small box to take abuse

I made a box to hold my cigarettes that I buy loose at the local reservation. It’s been almost 2 years that I’ve carried that box with me everywhere I go: work, fishing, rain, shine, snow and sleet. It’s taken a LOT of abuse and it shows. It’s...

363 views, 0 by Narinder Jugdev

Narinder Jugdev

Thank you very much

Thank you for the member of the week selection. I do enjoy the site and all the creations that everyone shares. Wishing you all good health and peace as the holiday season is just around the corner.

381 views, 0 by Narinder Jugdev

Narinder Jugdev

Wife of the year 🏆

I have to share with those that get it … my darling wife Bonnie has been with me and supporting me and my woodworking addiction since 1980. This amazing woman that I married in 1986 shared this with me this evening. 👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾 I laughed so hard that...

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MsDebbieP

Inspiration

I am at an event today, in the Barrie Ontario area and during break I had to take a pix of the building and share with you guys…

440 views, 0 by Brian

Brian

Interesting find

Found this on the beach. It’s interesting so I took it home. It’s full of sand and I’m not sure how to get rid of it. I might not be able to use it because of the sand. It’s also pretty fragile because it’s kind of rotten. Who knows how long...

365 views, 0 by Whitacrebespoke

Whitacrebespoke

Mobile workbench advice required

Hi folks sorry for my long absence but things have been somewhat hectic here in what has been nicknamed the Chaos Shop by a good friend as part of this hectic life I’ve got a couple of jobs restoring Georgian sash windows, so the chaos needs to...

423 views, 0 by munchy

munchy

Wood i.d. help

Hello, I ordered a box of hardwood scraps for turning finailas and stuff it had a couple of 1"× 1" sticks that I am not familiar with very heavy very very hard. I would like to find a piece of this to turn a bowl out of. Any help would be...

438 views, 0 by MsDebbieP

MsDebbieP

Last Week's Weekly Brief

Did you see last week’s “Weekly Brief” ? It had a SPECIAL article in it ….. http://preview.mailerlite.com/i1v6i8

381 views, 0 by mrwojo

radiant floors and dinning table

Good afternoon. I am building a 4×8 x21/4 single slab live edge pine farm table for my wife . The wood is approx 8% moisture as it sits in the shop . My question relates to radiant heat and this table . My house is heated with radiant floors with...

492 views, 0 by Whitacrebespoke

Whitacrebespoke

Advice on finishes required

Does any one on this site have information on linseed oil paints? I’m trying to finish all my joinery in natural finishes I can cope with shellac and have landed in a really nice marine grade clear coat that’s not loaded with solvents but in...

951 views, 0 by Glaros Studios

Glaros Studios

Sliding Table saws

I’m thinking of buying a sliding table (panel) saw. Anyone familiar with these? I haven’t used them before. There is a Grizzly saw for sale (grizzly G0623X3) for $3250 Cdn but comes with a roto phase so I can actually use it. New panel saws are...

513 views, 0 by Whitacrebespoke

Whitacrebespoke

Weekly brief choices

Hi guys any one know what the weekly brief choices are about? How do we know what wins?

1,204 views, 0 by CharleeAnn

CharleeAnn

We haven't formally met! :)

Hello, everyone! I have finally found the time to formally introduce myself and tell a little bit of my story to you all. However, first I would love to say thank you to all the super nice people who started encouraging me as soon as I posted my...

1,200 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...

1,185 views, 0 by TonyCan

TonyCan

Pallet crap

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

1,363 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...

436 views, 0 by Madts

Madts

Heat.

It is 9pm and the temp in my workshop/garage is 87 F. and the inside of the house is 72F. Where would you rather be?

458 views, 0 by Billp

I've been out of my shop

My wife has cancer so as you can imagine woodworking is the last thing on my mine. Just thought I would let you know why I’m missing in action.

720 views, 0 by Brian

Brian

What kind of hand saw for this job?

I’m planning a cantilevered pergola for my backyard modeled after the one in the photo. I designed it and bought the materials yesterday. I have a good handle on how to get it assembled (figuring out how to get the rafters up by myself was the...