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09-08-2019 05:18 PM

Toy suggestions/ideas with your pictures - 0 replies

Hi all I am looking for suggestions, hopefully with pictures of your own completed projects. I have made a dolls house for my granddaughter and a toy garage for my grandson. My son and daughter now have an additional son each so I need to make something for the two of them. They are 1 year old at the moment so I am happy to make them somethin...

09-25-2018 02:11 PM

Cost of Wood UK v US - 9 replies

Hi all I was wondering how much the cost of wood is in the USA, is it cheaper than the UK? I find it so expensive here that I have to pick my moments before I can splash out on a bit of wood. Here are some examples of what we pay (I think the prices are pretty reasonable for UK having searched) All 1000mm length £19.87 Sawn AB W...

09-22-2018 03:41 PM

Feeling despondent - 14 replies

I have made a table saw sled and tried to make it more accurate than my first. I am starting my forth project as soon as I can afford to by the wood. I am making a a sewing box storage stool for my wife, my previous 3 projects have been for my mum and my first two grandchildren, but this is my most important project to date. Since the day we got...

09-14-2018 08:32 PM

Recycled wood question - 5 replies

Hi all Being still very new to this hobby I was curious about the wood I keep seeing in skips. When I walk home from work I am forever passing houses that are having new roofs put up. So in the skip is all the old timbers from the previous construction. The roofs we have in the Uk all have terracotta or stone type tiles so the wood must be ab...

08-30-2018 08:39 AM

Secret Notes - 4 replies

Hi All I think this is my third day on this site and my first woodworking site since I picked up the bug of making things from wood. Everyone I have come across have been so helpful and really supportive of my attempts at woodworking, so firstly thank you to all. Okay Secret Notes I received a couple of comments about the garage and dol...

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