Jump to content
Strawberry Orange Banana Lime Leaf Slate Sky Blueberry Grape Watermelon Chocolate Marble
Strawberry Orange Banana Lime Leaf Slate Sky Blueberry Grape Watermelon Chocolate Marble

Dear folks, help us raise funding for our community directly. And in the process you'll have a chance to win some terrific tools donated by our sponsors!  Read More...

Search the Community

Showing results for tags 'woodworking'.



More search options

  • Search By Tags

    Type tags separated by commas.
  • Search By Author

Content Type


Forums

  • The Woodworking Discussion Forum
    • Introduce Yourself
    • General Woodworking
    • Wood Turners
    • Wood Carving
    • Hand Tools
    • Scroll Sawing
    • Show Us Your Woodworking Shops
    • Finishing
    • CNC
    • Machinery, Tools, Research, Reviews and Safety
    • Plans and Software
    • The Veterans Corner and Causes Forum
  • The Old Machinery Discussion Forum
    • Old Woodworking Machinery
    • Old Metalworking Machinery
    • Old Machinery Operating and Restoration Tips
    • Old Machinery Badges and Decals
    • Old Machinery Manuals
    • Old Machinery Swap and Sale, Classifieds
    • Old Machinery Hitching Post
  • The Home Improvement Forum
    • Home Improvement
    • Patio and Outdoors
  • The Scrap Bin
    • Free for All
    • The Classified, Swap and Sale
    • Patriot Woodworker Member Meetings
    • The Patriot's Pulse
    • Announcements
    • Network Tutorials
    • Bugs and Issues

Categories

  • Book and Literature
  • CNC Files
    • CAD Files
    • CAM Files
    • CNC Reference and Tutorials
  • General Woodworking
    • Shop Charts
    • Shop Jigs
    • Shop Furniture
    • Arts and Crafts
    • Furnishings
    • Musical Instruments
    • Wooden Toys
    • Yard and Outdoors
  • Home Improvement
  • Old Machinery Manuals
  • Old Machinery Badge & Decal Images
    • Beaver Power Tools-Callander Foundry
    • Delta Specialty Co.
    • Delta Mfg. Co.
    • Delta Milwaukee
    • Delta Rockwell
    • Walker Turner
    • Sears Companion
    • Sears Craftsman
    • Sears Dunlap
  • Sketchup Sharing Center
    • Furnishings
    • Shop Jigs
    • Arts and Crafts
    • Sketchup Tutorials
  • Scroll Saw Patterns

Blogs

  • Building A Walnut Shotgun Case
  • Military Challenge Coin Display Build
  • SJUSD Veterans Recieve Plaques from Patriot Tigers
  • The Pastor’s Table or I Think My Sister Is Trying To Buy My Way Into Heaven
  • Small Patch Musings and Such
  • Steve Krumanaker
  • Christmas 2016
  • Photography
  • Cherry Entertainment Center
  • Another Church Table
  • Inside Out Turning
  • Segmented Turning
  • Canon Ball Bed
  • Situation Normal, All Fired Up
  • DUST COLLECTORS 101
  • Workbench PIP
  • Republishing the French Rolling Pin blog
  • Thickness Sander

Product Groups

  • Old Hand Tools
  • New Hand Tools
  • Freedom Caps
  • T-Shirts

Marker Groups

  • Members
  • Sponsors
  • Administrators
  • Forum Hosts

Find results in...

Find results that contain...


Date Created

  • Start

    End


Last Updated

  • Start

    End


Filter by number of...

Joined

  • Start

    End


Group


First Name


Last Name


My Location


My Woodworking Interests


My skill level is


Website URL


Favorite Quote


AIM


MSN


ICQ


Yahoo


Jabber


Skype


Facebook URL


Twitter Feed URL


My Clubs and Organizations

Found 95 results

  1. I've been thinking about purchasing a book or videos on woodworking projects and would like to get some feedback on this woodworking package of plans and DVD's. I know there's free stuff on the web but the discount they're running appears to be good deal for 16,000 plans. I'm recently retired without any specific project in mind but the fact that everything's together for me to look through seems to be a good idea.
  2. Well, wife has been wanting me to build her a cedar/blanket chest for 5 years now - but it always seemed to be put on the back burner. Recently the church asked me to make another set of cabinets and a bookcase, but before I set out on that project, I knew I needed to get her project done. Actually I was able to work on both projects at the same time. I always start my projects with a Google Sketchup rendition - I need plans!!! Those of you that can build stuff without plans I applaud you! You will notice what looks like a stick on the left - originally wife wanted a clothes rack incorporated into the cedar chest - we have a free standing one in our closet now - this would replace it. She decided against it - I told her it could be easily added later. Once I create the plan - I make a copy and "EXPLODE" the pieces to I have a general idea how to cut the pieces. Then I proceed to cut and label all the pieces. Here is a series of dry fits - for some reason the dual 22.5 degree angles on the front caused me some issues - not sure why - really not a big deal! Started adding molding/trim to mimic our bedroom set (hence the angled front corners) Lined the inside with cedar And the finished product - prior to staining and polying. We had extra drawer handles from our bedroom set - so I added them to make what look like drawers, but they are not. Putting on bottom trim - you can NEVER have enough clamps - LOL
  3. Did the woodworking show in Secaucus, nj. Very disappointed. Not much new and alot of vendors not there this year. Anyone else get to see the show in your state?
  4. Been looking for clamp rack solutions but haven't had and ideals deals to impress me enough to make it. Can't really find any pictures of these clamps In a clamp rack. Just started using Pinterest this week and couldn't find anything there on these clamps. Open for ideals...throw some pictures if you can find any. Thx.....
  5. Version 1.0.0

    4 downloads

    Author: Welsh, Peter C. LoC No. 66061920 Title: Woodworking Tools 1600-1900 Language: English LoC Class Q: Science LoC Class T: Technology Subject Woodworking tools -- History Release Date: Nov 12, 2008 Copyright Status: Public domain in the USA.
  6. View File Woodworking Tools 1600-1900 Author: Welsh, Peter C. LoC No. 66061920 Title: Woodworking Tools 1600-1900 Language: English LoC Class Q: Science LoC Class T: Technology Subject Woodworking tools -- History Release Date: Nov 12, 2008 Copyright Status: Public domain in the USA. Submitter John Morris Submitted 02/16/2020 Category Book and Literature  
  7. ok I will start, you know you are a woodworker when while at your day job, a job that is completely unrelated to wood, all you can think about is woodworking., or perhaps it's just getting close to the weekend! Anyone else care to try?
  8. After getting back from my long road trip, I picked up a load of Cedar I had at the saw mill. I have had to jump into full production of Green Egg Tables as I got behind on orders while I was away. This weekend and through last night we have three table assembled, two finished and one that I need to cut the hole for the egg to nest in. The shop is getting full and I still have two more to build. It has been all hands in the shop and lots of work getting done. The next one I start is a custom with two cabinets and three drawers. It will be 6' in length and 30 1/2" deep 34" tall. I am starting the glue up for the top since it will have a solid top. I'll have more to share with you later....
  9. OK as a lot of you may know, I am a huge fan of Titebond and its family of glues. I use it quite a bit when I am making pieces to turn, especially for the tops I make. This does not require a lot of glue though, so the glue sits around for an extended period of time, which causes it to age and get clumpy, or at the very least, thicker than it was when I bought it. Can you add anything to the glue like say water, to get it flowing again without destroying the glue properties?? Thanks.
  10. So just to get a little chatter going and I haven't ask one of these in a while, I thought today would be a good time. When you are doing or planning a woodworking project, what is your favorite part of the project? 1. Drawing a scale drawing 2. Building a prototype 3. Dimensioning the material 4. Layout 5. Joinery 6. Assembly 7. Sanding 8. Staining or finishing 9. Just seeing the end results!
  11. After reading @Steve Krumanaker blog on his laser, it has interested me greatly, but on the cnc router level. But Steve's blog really got me thinking on this. Been looking at CNC Router home made plans and there is a whole community out there for this type of do-it-yourself and they are very supportive of one another, very open source, free plans, open source software, and just a neat community altogether. Thanks Steve for showing me.
  12. So a friend, who i've made something for previously, posts on FB a pic and link to an oval cutting board that overhangs an inside counter in the kitchen. 24x18, maple, available on Amazon for $132 with free shipping. told him that there is no way that me making that for that price is worth me doing it. figure i'd need about 4BF of lumber. lumber that is 120 miles away (round trip). so i'd spend about $24 on gas just to fetch the lumber, another $25 on the lumber, and another 3-4 hours making it over the course of a day or two. 132-49 = 83, and if i cover shipping, that would be about $30 to me (as i'm not a frequent shipper), so my paper profit is now about $53. for 3 hours of effort, that's only about $17/hr. not worth doing it once you factor in the fixed shop costs that should be accounted for to determine the real "money in my pocket" profit.
  13. There was a topic recently about custom woodwork, which I've now lost track of. I heard Nancy in a presentation last weekend and meant to post some of here thoughts, but could not find those either at the time. Probably the best advice I got before I quit my job and started my business from from a (former) custom woodworker, "The world is full of ex-custom woodworkers paying off their IRS debts." That was enough to lead me in another direction. Here's one of Nancy's recent posts http://www.finewoodworking.com/2017/08/14/nancy-hillers-reality-checklist
  14. s ago In my lifetime of woodworking, paw built truck bodies when I wuz little. Still remember 1/4'' bolts, nuts & washers, the 'speed handle w/socket to fit those 1/4'' nuts, bolted on sidebody 1X4's. The way the two ''sills' 4X6 were cut out to fit the hump in truck frame over rear axle. Paw cut'm out w/foot azz, so they fit down solid and then bolted down with piece of metal over the sill and one underneath the truck frame, with two long bolts at each, four to /for each truck body. Usually smidgen higher/taller that truck cab. Sometime customer wanted about two foot higher sections, that could be slipped down into original/everyday bodies, to haul livestock or ear corn. *****Foot azz is grubbing hoe type thing with a crocked handle, bout 30 something inches long. This is all I know to call/name it. Prolly aint made anymore for sale. Blade bout 4'' wide. alright if ya made it this far, I love lathe, building Cedar chest, picture frames, etc., etc. ****2007 started writing, named all books Wiregrass, Grits & 1.MURDER, 2.FOGGY HORSESHOE,3.GHOST DANCER,4.SECOND CHANCE--all about a yankee that came south, stayed raised a family. Then one little stand alone called WIREGRASS AND GRITS, 5.For boys only. Not a dirty/off color word in any ov'm. btw, Amazon has one of these for $50 something. Cya
  15. At what point in your life (and year) did you start woodworking? I get asked this question occasionally, like this week. I usually respond, "Well, that's sort of like asking a singer when they started singing." I grew up in the 50s and 60s. I dinked around with wood some as a kid, but my father was not really a woodworker. Just a farmer, you know, fix it up yourself kinda guy. I got some formal "industrial arts" in seventh and eight grade. But not in High School. That was for the "shop guys" as they were known. Off to college in the 70s. After graduation, lived in apartments for a few years and built some things "just because I needed them for the home." Moved every year or two for about 5 years, which made it difficult to really get started. Then about 1980, started acquiring a few more tools, doing more reading and self-education, and took off as my primary avocation. About 2003, frustrated with my job and fearing the biennial layoffs, quit and started my own furniture repair business. Still here, still learning, still doing the work,though now semi-retired, part-time, and woodworking as a hobby "because my kids need things for their homes." Most of the people I know started out the same way.
  16. Folks, I am going to be selling off my larger equipment, time to downsize, and I am going to replace it with older and smaller antique machinery, first on the chopping block is my 12" Grizz table saw, and I want to replace it with old ARN, does anyone know of some good locations via internet to purchase old machinery? I know about Ebay, Craigslist, any others? Thanks!
  17. Trying to draw up my own blue prints for a concealment cabinet. And yes.... draw. I don't have the money for a CAD program or the patience to learn to use one. Besides, I kinda like the process of drawing it out. Others who also draw out your own... are there any tips/tricks/things I should know? It's a pretty simple cabinet. Once I get ahold of my phone, I'll share what I've drawn up thus far. Please feel free to let me know what I'm missing (as if I would ever doubt that you all will do just that LOL). I'll load pictures on a reply.
  18. Big B

    Alien

    From the album: Turnings

    Thought this one looked like something out of a star trek episode so named it the alien due to its organic shape specifically related to the finial. The hollow form is Cedar with turquoise inlay in the cracked and small voids. The headpiece or Finial is made of Bradford Pear and has turquoise inlay as well in a concentric pattern on each side which was all turned and hand carved. Size including the finial is around 14.5"x9.5". Hope you enjoy as much as I did making it.
  19. Big B

    AlienPNG

    Thought this one looked like something out of a star trek episode so named it the alien due to its organic shape specifically related to the finial. The hollow form is Cedar with turquoise inlay in the cracked and small voids. The headpiece or Finial is made of Bradford Pear and has turquoise inlay as well in a concentric pattern on each side which was all turned and hand carved. Size including the finial is around 14.5"x9.5". Hope you enjoy as much as I did making it.
  20. Big B

    Alien2PNG

    Thought this one looked like something out of a star trek episode so named it the alien due to its organic shape specifically related to the finial. The hollow form is Cedar with turquoise inlay in the cracked and small voids. The headpiece or Finial is made of Bradford Pear and has turquoise inlay as well in a concentric pattern on each side which was all turned and hand carved. Size including the finial is around 14.5"x9.5". Hope you enjoy as much as I did making it.
  21. So, I did a thing... I learned how to miter cut trim so it actually fits!!! Of course, I got so excited I forgot to take pics at the shop. However, I did get pictures of my most recent river table top (will be an end table). Originally I had planned to oil the wood and wax the entire top... however, the tung oil raised the grains of the wood (oak? I don't know) so the wax wouldn't shine up right... so I sanded it all down, sanded the wood flat (60, 80, 120, 220). I put a seal coat of epoxy resin on it, will do another seal coat and then a flood coat. It already looks MUCH better than it did before I changed route. And yes... I'm having way too much fun with something that is WAY too expensive.
×
×
  • Create New...