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  1. Christmas Totem

    Project Showcase
    Posted an album with more pictures but then realized you can't respond to it. So I'll repeat my description and pictures here for comments. This stocking or ornament Totem was cut from 1 sheet of 3/4" Plywood. 12 sides and measures 76" tall x 21"dia base and 10 1/2" dia top. Staves are 5 1/2"...
  2. It's about time to start on Christmas gifts.

    General Woodworking Discussion
    I've noticed that some of you have mentioned getting starting on making some Christmas gifts. Since I am finally getting my garage shop set up I plan to make some gifts this year as well. This isn't going to be the first time I've given away some of my carvings as gifts, but I do plan to make...
  3. Free wood from old Christmas trees...is it possible?

    Forestry & Milling
    In a little more then a month there will be hundreds of Christmas trees thrown into dumps across America and we need ways to stop that. I have personally thrown them into the local lake to create habitats for fish for years but I've been getting into woodworking lately and was curious about...
  4. Help! Wife wants to buy lathe for husband for Christmas

    Tool Reviews
    I want to buy my husband a lathe for Christmas but have no clue which one to buy. He's never done woodworking before but has expressed interested in building some furniture for our house. I'm sure he would make other things as well. He's very crafty so I have no doubt that he would be able to do...