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05-11-2020 02:28 PM

Saw Handle Push Stick in Fusion 360 - 3 replies

Posted this in Safety forum and it became a “CNC is not woodworking” discussion. Ignoring that, I always liked saw handle shape push sticks. I used “insert canvas” in Fusion 360 to bring in a picture of a saw handle (taken with my phone). Then used that to “trace” the handle shape. I made a user paramet...

04-20-2020 03:55 PM

Another Exotic - Trying to Learn to Use Wood Database - 23 replies

After getting pointer to Wood Database on my last query, I tried with another chunk-o-wood I bought without knowing what it is. I’m leaning towards Bocote, Wenge, or Ipe. What say you? My crazy glue-up of two incompatible pieces sure doesn’t help… Endgrain pic: Side: Trying to learn so I don’t have to ...

04-17-2020 05:36 PM

Always Wanted a Saw Handle Push Stick... - 22 replies I used “insert canvas” in Fusion 360 to bring in a pic of one of my saw handles. This made it easy to design one and make it on my DIY CNC. This particular one is made from 2 pieces of 12mm Baltic Birch. I included 1/4” holes in the design so I could use dowels to easily align the 2 halves. Or, I can use thicker plywood a...

04-17-2020 01:42 PM

Help Identify this Exotic Please. Nepal Sandalwood? - 6 replies

Hello fellow woodworkers! Sorry that my first post is a plea for help. I promise to contribute as possible in the future! Bought this at Woodwerks out of the “turning blanks” bin for $3/lb. End grain: Side: It is pretty hard. Like “walnut hard”, not “wenge hard”. Odor reminds me of incen...

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