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12-05-2017 02:41 AM

What type of spalted in firewood? - 6 replies

This is a follow up for another topic. — I cut the remaining pieces up this weekend. I only cut 2 good pieces to total square. I think some is maple and some is oak. Can anyone confirm if I am right? They have been sitting for years and I had forgotten about them. I’m really not sure what I a...

12-04-2017 11:14 PM

Resaw near Myrtle Beach, NC - 1 reply

Does anyone know of any mills around the area the will resaw/mill some 4/4 lumber between Myrtle Beach, SC and Wilmington, NC. I am right between the two. Since moving here, I have not been able to locate anyone. Thanks in advance, Drew

01-22-2017 01:00 AM

Anyone have a CNC I could use near North Myrtle Beach, SC - 1 reply

Hello, I have 1 simple project that is a recipe box. While talking to the recipient tonight, she mentioned she wish there is a way to have a starfish or seahorse engraved on the front. I do not have the skills to do this type of work yet. I was wondering if anyone in the Calabash (North Myrtle Beach) are has a CNC router that could use som...

02-09-2016 11:33 PM

Help with wall clock movements and faces - 7 replies

Hello all. I have a friend that is retiring near the end of April. She had several options as a retirement gift. She really liked the wall clocks offered but opted for the more practical luggage package for their upcoming travels. I figured I would attempt to build one that closely matched the ones she was looking at. I asked her co-worker...

10-25-2015 03:39 PM

vintage hand saw? - 4 replies

Hi all. I’m looking for a hand saw to make simple cross cuts without firing up the power tools. I figure this will also give me an opportunity to learn more about them. It kinda started when I drove by a barn sale a few days ago and saw several saws for sale. I had zero knowledge and passed on them but did a little research when I got home...

10-09-2015 10:35 PM

Ever see a board you feel you need to buy - 38 replies

Have you ever spotted a board that just sucked you in? I noticed this today when I was picking up some Walnut, and just stared at it. The problem is, I don’t know what I would do with it project wise. Should I just buy it and sit on it and someday something will come up or maybe itself will inspire something? It’s 4/4 quilted pada...

07-18-2015 08:04 PM

Do I need a shop filter in open garage? - 15 replies

Hi all, I could use your help and/or advise. Background – I’m just a hobbyist and don’t have a huge collection of tools or a dust collection system. I do all my woodworking in my garage and always have the garage door open while I am working. I don’t have much “free area” and am told to always have things t...

11-04-2014 02:41 AM

what hand crank drill to get? Help! - 3 replies

All, I am wanting to make a simple plant stand and use nothing but hand tools (No power). I figured I would use a mortise and tenon joint. I want to drill the mortise before I break out the chisels. My questions is, what type of old/new hand drill should I look for? Egg Beater vs Bit Brace (sorry if I have my terms incorrect)? Is there one st...

09-14-2014 12:51 AM

Spalted Maple in Firewood pile - 4 replies

Hi all, I read somewhere that your firewood pile might be a place to find spalted maple. The curious person I am, I went digging. I noticed a black line on one piece and decided to open it up. Well guess what, it sure does have figure. I really don’t know how I would mill this to workable wood because I don’t have the tools bu...

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