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12-27-2017 11:42 PM

Is this salvageable - cypress tree cookie. Project reno? - 11 replies

So my Dad got this clock somewhere 10 years ago, so it’s fairly old, and free to him and me of course. It looks like a paper drawing of a deer was glued to cypress cookie, then epoxy covered all. Neither of us like it, and was thinking on what it could be turned into? It’s a 25” x 29” cypress tree from Louisiana, at ...

11-12-2017 01:42 PM

please help me not screw this up - mitre station - chime in - 17 replies

May be an impossible request, but specifically: Should I butt the wings up to the saw platform as in picture #1 below. or just build boxes, as below in picture #2? (I’m going to put a 36” T Track on, so the top is 36”, and I’ll build the bottom as nec.)

03-29-2016 12:57 PM

Help - Advice on how to deal with knot - 1 reply

I’ve got some branches I cut out of the yard and saved them to make walking sticks. What do you do about knots such as I’ve boxed? The wood is soft and dead, is that going to be a problem? I plan to shape them a bit w/ a draw knife and sanding. I imagine you just get the shape you are looking for then scrape the soft wood...

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