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10-08-2014 02:15 AM

olive wood - 3 replies

I am looking to do a project for my soon to be niece. I am wanting to do a walnut memory box with olive wood to contrast it as I am planning on dovetails for joinery. The only problem I have is that I don’t have a lumber supplier that stocks this particular species. I know Rockler will have pen blanks sometimes but I don’t think I...

11-20-2013 05:24 AM

The Swap Events - 3 replies

I’m wondering if there will be another swap event anytime soon. I am new to this site so I haven’t figured out how to find out information just yet. Is it normally advertised on the home page? I just missed out on the plane swap and have read about a mallet and marking gauge swap as well. Just wondering if there will be another event...

11-13-2013 05:20 AM

hand planes - 7 replies

I’m working on building my first wooden hand plane. I went with a high angle plane around 57 degrees as that seemed to be the angle most people were going with. I’m wondering if there are any other specifics that I should know before I begin. I would love your feedback!

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