Curtis's Forum Topics

  • Advertise with us
View Curtis's:homeworkshopprojects (1)blog (0)reviews (0)forum topics (4)buddies (0)favorites (17)activity logWatch
10-29-2015 01:14 AM

Will putting a few nails in a poplar tree when it's still. - 4 replies

Will putting a few nails in a poplar tree when it’s still alive make the purple and green show up more in the wood? Someone told me an old man would put nails in the tree then take them out at a later date and the results where having a lot more green and purple than normal.

07-26-2014 01:49 AM

How should I mill this Red Maple. - 4 replies

Any ideas how I should mill this Red Maple. I’m not sure if there is a nice bowl waiting to come out of this thing or should I have it milled for cutting boards? Should I try and git a table top or two out of it??? Sorry I can’t get thr pictures to turn the right way.

07-23-2014 11:57 PM

Need some help with some tools - 1 reply

My new tools and they come with questions, a Powermadic 24 inch model 95, Rockwell shaper model 43-120, Mikita LS1013F, Stanley router shaper with over under table made in the 1930s and 12 clamps all for $500. I just got these tools yesterday, I brought them to work with me today to clean them up. The first is on the Powermatic scroll saw. Besid...

07-11-2014 07:40 PM

End grain cutting board wood types? - 4 replies

I want to make a few 3-D end grain cutting boards. I have Black Walnut and Red Maple already. My question is could I mix Poplar with theses. I can’t tell exactly what kind of Poplar it is, the house I am about to buy has 4 Poplar trees each one being about 36” What do ya’ll think?

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics