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03-06-2015 04:38 AM

What tool would you buy with $400? - 23 replies

Hi All It was my 50th birthday recently and my mother (thanks Mum!) gave me NZ$500 (that would about US$400 or £250) to buy some tools with. I have a really good set of chisels, but other than that my hand tools are pretty ordinary. I have a few old Stanley planes (4, 5 and 7). I have a little Lie Nielson block plane, a couple of old Di...

08-05-2014 05:54 AM

Can anyone suggest a good source for small box hardware? - 10 replies

Hi All, I’ve recently been making small boxes, but I’m struggling to find a source of decent quality but not too expensive hardware – hinges and catches etc. I tend to make the boxes out of fairly thin material – no more than 10mm (about 3/8) thick so the hinges in particular have to be small. For my most recent ...

08-23-2012 05:19 AM

Floating Breadboard Ends on a Workbench?? - 7 replies

Hi All I am starting to design a cabinet makers workbench. The top will be 85mm thick (3.5”), laminated from 1500×85 x 50mm boards (that’s roughly 60×3.5×2”). Given that this means that the cross grain direction will now be vertical rather than horizontal, will it be necessary to have floating breadboard ends or can I just gl...

03-21-2012 08:59 AM

Charles Rennie Mackintosh Chair - 6 replies

Hi All, I have an itch to make this Charles Rennie Mackintosh chair. I have some general dimensions – height, seat height, width, etc, but no specifics. I really need some more information and detail photographs. Can anyone point me at a source of information – books, websites, plans, etc? Thanks in advance! Dave

08-25-2010 05:37 AM

Newbie question re dovetail drawers - 4 replies

Hey all, My next project (my first non shop furniture project) incorporates dovetail drawers. I have always loved the look of dark primary wood drawer fronts contrasting with bight crisp white secondary wood sides, so I’m excited about the challenge ahead. One question I have is in regard to a finishing strategy. Do you generally a...

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