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1,234 views, 0 by Kelly

A Brand New [Fifty Some Year Old) Rockwell Delata 12" (36" bed) Lathe

What a nice couple days. Though I live in the toolies and, generally, find any good craigslist deals far distant, I looked at the list the other day and saw a Rockwell Delta 46-450 wood lathe for one hundred bucks and only a couple miles away....

1,665 views, 0 by TonyCan


Ryobi DP100 drill press help

Ok so i purchased this a month or so ago, used. When i went to sure it the belt seemed too loose. I have been all over google and can not find what length the belt needs to be. Any help folks?

921 views, 0 by Kelly

Improving Belt Changes on a Jet 1014 Lathe

I got a fair deal on a mini Jet a while back, so got to see what the hullabaloo about lathes was all about. At least some what. I’ve been enjoying it a lot. All my files have really nice handles and so do a those of a few of my friends, for...

2,728 views, 0 by Kelly

Again With the Gloating

I just bought the two of these for $250.00. A guy, who owned a box making factory, gave these and a 38” thickness sander to the local junk yard. A friend beat me to the thickness sander [and that’s how I learned about these (now I have to help...

509 views, 0 by TonyCan


New here

Hey folks, just found this site, and wanted to join. I have recently come to a point in life where i have more free time to do wood working. I am no pro, but i do have a few projects under my belt. I will post some pics of my projects so far. I...

1,376 views, 0 by Bill T

New Table saw

Starting to look around at upgrading my table saw ( the one I have is a old Beaver saw Its about 45 years old I remember my dad having it when I was a kid many moons ago) its a belt drive will take a 8" blade no guards of course and top is approx...

1,032 views, 0 by MsDebbieP


Introducing ---"me"!

Hello, from Ontario, Canada. My journey into woodworking had one goal: to make a box. That’s it.. .I just wanted to make a box, out of wood. Since I have absolutely no woodworking experience under my belt, I went online to find out how to meet...

669 views, 0 by Woody9999

How to finish a Bed

Hello all. I’m fairly new to wood working, doing mainly smaller projects – cutting boards, frames, etc….. Which I typically just finished with an oil. I’m working on my 1st big project, a platform bed. I’m using cherry with some walnut...

534 views, 0 by Wolf (& Rabbit!)

Wolf (& Rabbit!)

pretty good day

The new Stihl petrol grass trimmer works a charm, i made a pretty good little a&c mirror frame, watched Scotland beat Samoa and Wales lose to Australia in the rugby. Feeling quite manly. Rugby is almost as fun to watch as ice hockey…

1,344 views, 0 by Martin Sojka

Martin Sojka

Best wood shaving from a handplane?

Let’s have some spring fun.. show us your most interesting wood shaving from a handplane…

973 views, 0 by woodworkerforchrist

Pricing, selling, what sells best. And woodworking videos

Hi. I am 48 and I live in Litchfield, Mn I am a devoted husband and father. I love woodworking especially scrollsawing. I like to make Christmas ornaments, crosses, wall hangings, puzzles, small games toys instruments, deco, etc. I also just...

1,268 views, 0 by Jack


A good week at the fair

I have made a total of three of these Jeffersonian bookstands. Donated the first two and I entered the third one in the blue ribbon competition at the Salem Fair, which is the largest fair in the state of Virginia. It won blue ribbon 1st place...

873 views, 0 by TonyCan


Spent $91 today!!

Best $91 spent ever! So i went for a router and some misc small clamps, but walked away with all this!! Had to share, i was stoked!! First the router, its a like new porter cable, 1.75HP, with fixed and plunge base, all the tools, 1/4 &...

668 views, 0 by David L. Whitehurst

David L. Whitehurst

Hardware, Brass I think

I’m building a nice wooden toolbox for my woodworking tools using sassafras. I think I want brass everything for hardware. I also may try to find stainless boat hardware. If I go with brass, does anyone have suggestions on keeping the polished...

607 views, 0 by lanwater


Ceations listing Icon get's trucated

What’ the best picture size for the first picture that is used on the listing of the project? I am getting truncated pictures from automatic resizing.

997 views, 0 by Mike40



I know we all work differently and often our work flow is based on different priorities. I thought it might be interesting to compare notes just for fun. While there must be certain logical ways to operate as a professional for the sake of...

1,710 views, 0 by Brian


Biscuit help

I bought a harbor freight biscuit joiner and used it for the first time this weekend. I read good reviews and it’s 1/4 the price of all the rest so I gave it a shot. I made a table top for a small package table that will sit outside. I got...

1,512 views, 0 by Kelly

The Ultimate Dado Jig

This is my version of a router dado jig. While it shares much in common with others dado jigs, I believe my modifications to the general design make it easier and quicker to use than most others. In part, this is because the jig does not require...

574 views, 0 by Jeff Vandenberg

Jeff Vandenberg

Buying Hardwoods

Buying Hardwoods I think the biggest trick to buying hardwood is to take your time. A process; it’s like a beauty pageant — except the contestants are pieces of lumber. For the preliminary round, each piece is quickly judged for color, grain,...

653 views, 0 by william


Thank you for the Editors choice

Hi, couldn’t find anywhere to post this so feedback seemed the best option, also can not find you on Facebook, keep getting ‘Page not found,’ any suggestions? Once again thanks, made my day! William.