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11-28-2018 05:04 PM

Band Saw Veneer Issues - 6 replies

Hello, So I am trying to make my own veneer for a school project but I think I have any issue with my setup. Whenever I cut, my blade drifts inward towards my fence making my veneered piece useless. Does anyone see what I might have wrong? Not sure if it is my blade or if I need to adjust the tension on the band saw itself.

11-16-2018 03:52 PM

World of Woodworking - 1 reply

Hello All, I am a high school woodworking and cabinet making teacher and I am looking for worldly woodworking ideas. Our foreign language department has a World Language and Culture Night every March and I have been asked if I would like to participate this year. I was wondering if anyone had any ideas of how to incorporate woodworking from...

09-12-2018 04:23 PM

High Schoolers - 7 replies

Hello All, I was wondering if they were any other high school woodworking teachers on here and if you teach how to use chisels? I have been teaching for about 7 years now and decided this year to teach student how to use chisels for cutting basic joints (dados, rabbets, etc.). I have gone over them in the past and we use them a little but h...

05-16-2018 02:21 PM

Woodworking/Business High School Class - 8 replies

Hi All! I am a woodworking teacher and I have a small online business on the side. I currently only teach two classes, Beginning Woodworking and a Cabinet Making class but I am thinking about trying to expand. I am thinking of combining a woodworking class with a business class but my knowledge in business if very minimal and I don’t ...

01-29-2018 03:23 PM

Woodworking Shows on Youtube - 10 replies

Not sure if this is the best place to post this question but oh well. I am a woodworking teacher and I was wondering if anyone knew of a good woodworking show on YouTube for when I have a sub? I teach mainly cabinet making but I am open to anything woodworking related. Thanks!

01-18-2018 06:46 PM

Small Cabinet Hinges - 4 replies

I am looking for some small 1/4” overlay hinges for my beginning cabinet making class. I want them to build a functioning prototype cabinet that only has a door that is around 5” by 10” but all of the hinges I can find are too big. It is for a 1/2” thick face frame cabinet. We can just do an insert door because I have ...

01-11-2018 05:13 PM

Wood Lockers - 5 replies

Hello, I am a woodworking teacher and since I don’t get much in my budget to maintain my classroom and my current lockers are currently as old as dirt, I would like to replace them with ones my students build in class. This way we can slowly replace my lockers for much cheaper than buying some. My question is on the joinery for the sh...

09-09-2017 01:47 PM

Performax Sander - 5 replies

Hello All, I wanted to pose a question on here and see what other folks would do in my situation. Last year I bought a Performax 16-32 Drum sander off of Craigslist for $125. It was in great shape and had a new conveyor belt and came with several roles of sand paper. It has worked great for the last year until a few weeks ago when a spark ...

08-21-2017 07:43 PM

High School Woodworking Projects - 18 replies

Hello, I am a woodworking teacher in Colorado and I am looking to add more projects to my Beginning Woodworking class. I wanted to get some project idea from the forums on what my students should build. If anyone would like to include a photo or two of projects they think would be good for high school students, I would greatly appricate it!...

03-29-2016 09:03 PM

Miter Shrinkage - 11 replies

I have made several chess boards out of solid lumber with mitered borders and I keep having issues with the joints coming apart. As you can see in the photo, I have loaded the corners with glue and biscuited them but I still have this issues. Is this unavoidable due to cross grain gluing? If anyone has a solution, I am all ears!

10-19-2015 03:36 AM

Best way to glue up an end table with angled legs - 3 replies

Hello, I am planning on building this table for my wife for a house warming gift. I have two questions: First, what are these type of legs called? And second, does anyone know of a good way to glue this up? I was thinking about using biscuit joints but I am not sure if that is the best way to go. Possibly get the Kreg jig out but I want t...

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