LumberJocks

Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'tip'

  • Advertise with us
View WoodshopTherapy's profile

How to Buy a Wood Lathe & Related Tools

05-17-2020 03:10 PM by WoodshopTherapy | 0 comments »

I recently met with Mike Waldt, a Woodturner from the UK and we made a video together to provide advice about how to buy a wood lathe. This was our first time putting together a video where we have a discussion about tools, so let us know what you think so we can figure out if this is a useful format for viewers. Thanks. Scott Link to YouTube Video—> https://youtu.be/fJyiCpwIhiA

Read this entry »


View LittleBlackDuck's profile (online now)

Workshop operational tips. #19: In a Tight Scrape.

05-14-2020 12:42 AM by LittleBlackDuck | 8 comments »

Boys and Girls, Just in case you find yourself in a tight spot, this little gizmo may get you out in a scrape. I needed a scraper small enough to scrape the inside of the windows of one of my model toys a while back, after finding that sandpaper was altering the general shape too much. I used the “normal” card scraper sharpening technique to prepare one of my paint scrapers.In operation on pine, walnut, hard maple,(actually that was a lie as I went and bought a new one to conve...

Read this entry »


View Pheroz's profile

Grinding jig #1: Build your own Tormek equivalent SVG-38 jig

05-10-2020 04:23 PM by Pheroz | 1 comment »

I am in the process of creating my own Worksharp sharpener. I have carved wood in the past, and wanted to improve my sharpening system. Presently I am using low, med, high diamond stones. In gathering the parts need for the DIY worksharp parts and in carving the Tormek jig SVG-38 was essential . I could purchase it, but my late dads voice kept bugging me ” ... have you tried it ”. So here I am venturing to the challenge of making my own SVG-38. I started of by designing...

Read this entry »


View JimDaddyO's profile

Shop stuff #188: Fancy root veggie bin part 2

05-08-2020 06:20 PM by JimDaddyO | 0 comments »

Getting the side panels finished up. Also giving suggestions on alternative things you may want to do as I go along. Yup, it’s fancier than need be for its intended purpose, but hey, why not? I’m enjoying the process. https://youtu.be/MBg7jzwOMgU

Read this entry »


View BuildItYourself's profile

Metal Bar Clamps

05-07-2020 06:11 PM by BuildItYourself | 1 comment »

HelloToday I would like to present how I made a clamps for the workshop.https://youtu.be/qlCTEcIkUEc

Read this entry »


View woodify's profile

DIY circular saw guide

05-02-2020 01:09 AM by woodify | 1 comment »

Thanks to social distancing I was not able to help the home center employee measure the cuts for my 6 sheets of plywood. Instead of risking the employee making inaccurate cuts I took them home whole. I made a circular saw guide to help make accurate cuts. I should have made one years ago. It’s much easier than using a straight edge with a circular saw.

Read this entry »


View WoodshopTherapy's profile

Don't Do This - Bad Woodworking Repair!

04-26-2020 04:33 PM by WoodshopTherapy | 0 comments »

I’ve heard it many times… what separates a bad woodworker from a good woodworker is how well they hide their mistakes. Repairing furniture is a great way to learn how to hide woodworking mistakes. I just published a YouTube video showing a bad furniture repair, how to take it apart, and how to fix it. Here’s the before and after photos. Link to Video—> https://youtu.be/wRk27aEkmyE

Read this entry »


View MitchellM4's profile

Best way to sell Walnut, oak, and honey locust slabs?

04-24-2020 08:38 PM by MitchellM4 | 5 comments »

I had a good amount of wood milled in January. I have some time to do woodworking but not enough to get to all the wood that I have. I have black walnut, oak, and honey locust slabs. I am just wondering what the best way to sell it is so I don’t let it go to waste. I am located in Nebraska. Sorry if a post like this is not allowed. Thanks in advance!

Read this entry »


View Bill Berklich's profile

Of Tool Cabinets, Chewing Gum and Sealng Wax #19: Sucking Sawdust

04-22-2020 12:09 AM by Bill Berklich | 4 comments »

I use my RAS… a lot. For the longest time I’ve had a wheelbarrow behind it where most of the sawdust lands and it is a lot of sawdust. Almost as much as my table saw. I’ve seen several LJ’ers and Youtubers with various RAS dust collection methods and decided that I like the fence port style best. I start out by collecting scraps then turning the inside of a 2.5” Sched 40 pipe to fit the vac hose. Then using scrap I built a box about 9” Deep by 12” Wide Skinned top an...

Read this entry »


View WoodshopTherapy's profile

Broken Spindles - how to repair them

04-10-2020 09:22 PM by WoodshopTherapy | 3 comments »

I thought I’d share some lessons on how to repair chair spindles on the back for a Windsor chair. There are some unique techniques to do this, not to mention matching the stain and the finish. I hope you enjoy the video Link to video—> https://youtu.be/FkIR6pcoeGE

Read this entry »


« prev 1 2 3 4 5 ... 256 next »
2552 entries


DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com