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11-01-2015 10:18 AM

Ray Fleck Black Oak - 7 replies

I purchased an entire logs worth of some beautiful ray fleck black oak this summer. Now that I am trying to button up the shop for winter I had to move the whole pile and was thinking to myself there is no way I am ever going to use it all. Wanted to know if anyone out there would have something interesting to trade? All the material is quarte...

04-08-2015 01:37 AM

Spent the day at the saw mill - 7 replies

This past fall we removed two large silver leaf maples from our yard. There were too big for as close to our house as they were. Today we finally threw them on the sawmill and had a look at what they were hiding inside. Can we say AMBROSIA. Here are some pictures of my score

01-17-2015 12:32 PM

New Standing Desk Design - 9 replies

I have been fascinated with a British Arts and Crafts table built by Sidney Barnsley, the Hayrake, for as long as I can remember. I have wanted to take this design and make it my own for some time now. After countless sketches I have settled on this standing desk design. Today begins construction of this original design inspired by the great des...

04-21-2014 09:18 PM

Festool Sale??? - 4 replies

I just recieved an email from that there will be a sale on Domino joiners and accessories starting May 1st. I didn’t think Festool ever put their products on sale.

11-29-2013 09:45 PM

Tage frid table from fine woodworking #98 - 1 reply

I am working on a coffee table for my living room inspired from a drawing in Home Furniture Magazine. They did a write up on Tage Frid and they have pictures of a coffee table in the write up. I did a web search and found that the table was written up in Fine woodworking issue #98. Does anyone have this issue and could send me a scan of the a...

09-20-2013 12:45 PM

Porter Cable 7539 maximum bit size - 3 replies

Does any one out there have a Porter Cable 7539 plunge router? I need to know the maximum radius bit it will take. I called their wonderful technical support phone number and after a few minutes of playing pass the caller I was disconnected. If you could measure the inside diameter of the plunge base not the sub base it would be greatly appre...

09-05-2013 08:17 PM

Advice on other methods of cutting a profile - 5 replies

I am trying to incorporate an inverted glass holder on the end of a wine shelf. I have made one shelf as a prototype but do not want to do that again. This was made by pushing the board into a raised panel cutter to a stop block and then pulled straight back. The cut gets allot of chatter and I need to find a better way to build it. Any t...

08-28-2013 04:13 PM

What is wrong with Manufacturers - 4 replies

Sorry for this but I just need a soap box to help me relieve some stress. I am trying to prototype a new product for potential batch production. I start off with some scrap wood and using the tooling that I currently own I build a proof of design. It looks good and everyone I ask for feedback from truly like it. Next step refine the design...

08-20-2013 12:01 PM

Help hanging a wall mounted wine rack - 3 replies

I am designing a wall mounted wine rack that can hold 5 bottles and am trying to find a hidden fastening method to mount it to the wall. I am concerned that a screw keyhole could not handle that much weight and would like a more solid mounting than just dropping it on screws. Help me keep my wife happy with a solid hidden fastening system

08-05-2013 08:30 PM

Thoughts on changing my shaker box design - 4 replies

I am looking at reworking my shaker box design and would like some feed back. I have had some customers comments lead me down this road and I will explain their concerns after some feedback The top box is my original design and the bottom box is my prototype Thanks for your input

01-28-2013 10:56 PM

White Oak slabs for trade - 6 replies

Hello all I took a tree to the sawmill in the summer of 2010 and had it slabbed out 8/4. I have built some pieces from this material but am looking for some more variety. Would anyone be interested in trading material? The slabs are located in western Maryland, Measure roughly 20”wide and 9’ long. I would be interested in anythin...

01-04-2013 10:56 PM

Jet JJ-12-1 Question - 4 replies

Just picked up a 12” jet jointer. The previous owner could not tell me much about the machine. Thought maybe someone on here had some knowledge of it. The rack and pinion fence adjustment will not move, the wheel turns freely but the fence does not move. Thanks in advance

10-23-2012 06:45 PM

How to attach a glass top? - 10 replies

I had some pieces of flame birch left over and decided to do a little experiment with them. I am looking for some input on how to attach a glass top to these legs P.S. please don’t tell my wife I used the stove to make sure the legs were all on the same plane

09-24-2012 12:57 PM

Black Walnut Slabs - 8 replies

I have a technology challenged friend who runs and sawmill and is looking to sell some huge black walnut slabs. If you are interested pm me for his contact info

12-06-2011 12:14 AM

Looking for thick veneer - 6 replies

I was wondering if anyone out there could help me find a manufacturer for 1/8” thick veneer. I know there are companies out there that specialize in this product but I am having a hard time finding them. I am looking for domestic woods cherry, maple, red oak, white oak, walnut… I build a product and am currently sawing my own venee...

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