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10-03-2013 12:50 AM

How much to charge - 12 replies

I’ve got my first paying gig, a friend is havin their first baby and they asked me to refinish the bassinet she had when she was a child. It is solid wood with about 30 spindles, I am not sure how much to charge for this. They already bought the stain. Thanks for the help lumberjocks.

08-25-2013 12:53 AM

Wood pairing - 1 reply

I have some Solid cherry wood that I am going to laminate to be a top for a desk. I am wondering what wood I can pair with the Cherry to get the same stain and texture. Cherry plywood is hard to find and I was thinking of using Ash for the cabinets trimmed with Solid Cherry. Thanks in advance for the advice.

04-05-2012 12:44 AM

Dust Collection Systems - 6 replies

All, I am finally getting around to building out my workshop in our new house. The wife is allowing me to have 1.5 garage stalls of the three (she is very generous). My question to the jocks is…I have a central vac system in my garage, and I want to know if anyone has done a dual purpose central vac and Dust collection system? I woul...

02-03-2011 07:12 PM

Lathe Problems. - 9 replies

Several months ago I picked up a craftsman wood lathe and the tools the gentleman had who I bought it from. I just recently tried to test turn a piece of wood, just wanted to see how the lathe worked. The test was an epic fail, when I bring the tool to the stock it just bounces and then stop the wood from turning. The tools were fairly sharp ...

11-10-2009 09:37 PM

Wood Cutting Templates - 2 replies

anyone know of a good resource to get templates for cutouts? I have another daughter on the way so my 5 year old daughter is getting moved to a bigger bedroom and she absolutely loves butterflies. I have been looking for some templates so I can cut out some different size butterflies for her bedroom.

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