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10-12-2016 03:03 AM

Looking for someone with a CNC in the Cincinnati area. - 0 replies

I have a jewelry box project I would like to do for my granddaughter’s graduation. In the past I have used laser etches with lighter woods. For this one I would like to use either mahogany or padauk. I’m afraid the etch won’t have enough contrast to show up well on the darker woods. I would like to put her name in relief with a...

08-02-2016 02:17 AM

Eliminating play in heel of plane tote - 6 replies

I have had several planes with some degree of play at the heel of the tote. (One is a Sargent #4 and one a Stanley #4). I have tried several things to eliminate the play, none of them successful. I can tighten them, but they soon loosen up again. In some cases the movement is slight, in some a little more so. So is this common? Is there a cure? ...

04-05-2016 06:12 PM

Is there a print mode for the forum threads? - 2 replies

I like to save some threads for future reference by copying them into WORD documents and printing them out as hard copies. I thought there was a way to convert the threads to print form to do that, but can’t remember how, nor where to find out. Simple cut and paste doesn’t work very well. Am I daft? or just lost? Is there a way?

01-09-2016 06:06 AM

Looking for contacts in the Dunedin/Clearwater, Florida area - 0 replies

We visit Dunedin several times a year and I’m looking for contacts and woodworking things to see/do while I’m there. Also my wife would like to move there, so I’d like to scout the scene. I know there’s a WoodCraft in Clearwater. That’s about it. Are there any clubs there? Community Centers that have woodworking or ...

01-07-2016 04:50 AM

Problem sharpening chip carving knife - 5 replies

I have a problem getting a perfectly straight edge on my chip carving knife (Wayne Barton style). On most knives it would not be a problem, but with this style knife the tip does not cut into the corner bottom. I’m guessing as hard as I try not to, I must be turning my wrist at the end of the pull stroke across the stone, creating the curv...

12-30-2012 09:33 PM

Franklin chair plans - Project 5685 - 8 replies

This is my first post here. Have looked in your window a few times, but just joined today, so excuse the flubs as I try to get acclimated to your forum setup. Several months ago at a garage sale, I saw a combination chair/step ladder. I have been looking for plans to make one. Finally found picture of project here. Can I get plans for it some...


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