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01-17-2014 10:54 PM

Wood Porn - 27 replies

My wife is fast asleep in the other room and I am sitting here clandestine like in the darkened room with the only light coming from the computer screen. I admit it. I like to look at THOSE photos. You know…. the ones that make you wish you could get your hands on one of these babes. The ones that makes your tongue fall out of your mout...

01-30-2012 04:36 AM

Where's Waldo... I mean, Walnut? ...a sort of gloat. - 12 replies

I needed some walnut lumber to use for spoons and Saturday morning I set about trying to find a store here in my area of So. Florida that had some. I called Lowe’s and they said nope, I called every lumber yard I could find in the online directories (half of which have evidently closed their doors). No walnut anywhere! Back in KY there mus...

12-29-2011 04:00 AM

Looking for a source of weathered juniper or cedar fence posts. - 6 replies

I am looking for a source of weathered fence posts… enough to make 40 spoons or so. I’d like to find some with interesting weathering that doesn’t penetrate too deeply into the ‘good’ wood. The weathering would become the handles and the spoon bowl would be out of the inner wood. I’d appreciate knowing about a...

09-29-2011 04:01 AM

Bandsaw out of whack? - 7 replies

Back at the first of the year I bought one of those Grizzly 14” band saws. It has been doing fine until recently. I noticed a sound…. sort of ticking…. then it got to knocking. I figured out today that as I turn the wheels with tension on… one of the spokes on the bottom wheel is nicking against the motor spindle (or what...

08-14-2010 09:51 PM

Mayday, Mayday - 9 replies

It is not unlike me to get knee deep into a project before I realize that I don’t know what I am doing. This time I’ve managed to get in over my head on two projects simultaneously. I could sure use a bit of direction to see if the first project is salvageable and hopefully some advice for the second project to avoid a similar fate. ...

04-21-2009 12:31 AM

Photos in Gallery are cropped inappropriately - 5 replies

I hope this hasn’t been covered somewhere else, but when I view my gallery photos most of them are chopped off so that the whole piece doesn’t show. Even when I click on the individual ‘tiles’, the enlargement that pops up is also chopped off. It doesn’t seem to matter if the are oriented landscape or portrait. Can ...

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