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  1. New Member Here

    New Member Introductions
    Hello fellow woodworkers! I'm an avid (but still learning) woodworker. Amy
  2. Raw Whitewash Oak

    Project Showcase
    Hello everyone! First post on this forum. I think this is a good way to start. Just wanted to show off this simple yet effective method. We hope you guys like it. The good thing about this technique is that it preserves the natural colour of wood so it doesn't look plastic and cheap. What...
  3. Specifications and Sourcing Custom Base (Mahogany)

    Design & Plans
    Hey All, Working on a mid-mod remodel and would like to install some simple Mahogany base - flat. approximately 1/2"x 3" with a simple 1/8" radius on one corner. I say approximate as I don't know if there are any industry standards for this type of work? Wondering about the additional expense...
  4. Straightening a Guitar's Curved Edge

    Tips, Tricks, & Homemade Jigs
    Hey everyone, I'm trying to customize a bass guitar, and I want to work the rounded edges of it so that it looks somewhat geodesic, or almost as if it were whittled. I'm trying to figure out what to use to do this. I've considered using a spoke shave, but I'd like your opinion.
  5. Mahogany Park Bench

    Project Showcase
    Made this bench in 10th grade out of either Philipeno or Honduras mahogany, not quite sure.
  6. Sam Maloof style rocker class

    General Woodworking Discussion
    I am posting free text info on how to build the Sam Maloof style custom rocking chairs. The post are to Lumberjocks forum and just started within the past 20 days. Everyone is welcome and questions are welcome.
  7. Custom Grain - Chopsickle

    Project Showcase
    My senior project in woodworking, also just college in general (Graphic Design degree). Another friend in class found a video on wooden bikes and challenged me to do one. It took one semester to build. Weighs 110 pounds, 103" long wheel tip to wheel tip. Easier to ride than it looks. The license...
  8. Custom Grain - Pistol

    Project Showcase
    Started this project almost a year ago in shop class, a challenge from a friend. Slowly working on it and recently I decided to start showing it off more so this is why it is here!! Yes it is what you think it is. A scaled up version of a Kimber 1911 pistol. Plus, the mechanics work. The...
  9. Custom Plank Chairs

    Design & Plans
    So I'm a noob, but just wanted to post a few pictures of a few cool projects I've been working on. Pretty sweet plank chairs, extremely comfortable and just an overall fun project. Hope everyone likes'em ;) Feed back is appreciated ;)
  10. Hand Forged Holdfasts

    Hand Tools
    Anyone out there use Holdfasts? If so, I sell high-quality hand forged holdfasts that work VERY well. I use them in my own shop on a daily basis. Contact me for more information! There's a picture in the catalogue on my website, vulcanironworks.us Ryan Smith Vulcan Ironworks Colorado...
  11. Experienced turner needed for custom work

    Design & Plans
    I'm planning to give a bowl as a birthday present. I want it to be this kind of work http://www.phinds.com/bowls/ and more or less this shape and size http://www.mij.com.au/products/ceramics/greenconverging.html (C3732) I want it mainly in completely black gaboon ebony, with the rest of the...
  12. Hand Engraved Planes

    Hand Tools
    Hi fellas, Thought ya'll might like to see some of the latest planes I've hand engraved. I left a career as a Jeweler to take this up full time. So far response has been fantastic. I'd love any feedback I could get from you guys. Friends and family always praise your work but the critique of...
  13. >> Trailer Shop <<

    General Woodworking Discussion
    I just looked at some shop photos and I liked Daves trailer shop. I would like to do something like that and I was wandering if anyone have some more ideas, photos or cool tips. If you can post them here that’ll be great help. :thumbsup: I do most of my work on jobsites now and unloading and...
  14. Wall Hanging Hand Tool Cabinet

    General Woodworking Discussion
    Some time back I posted a SketchUp model of a wall hanging tool cabinet I intended to build in which I could house my precious hand tools. I am finished with everything except actually hanging all the tools, particularly in the doors. But I thought you might want a peek anyway. It is made from...
  15. Custom router bits? Whoe makes'em

    General Woodworking Discussion
    Hi Guys, Don't get over here much...spend quite a bit time in the DIY hang out...but I'm hoping someone can help or point me in a positive direction... I have a profile of a piece of trim that I picked up at the local BORG...it was jammed in a close-out bin last piece, no labels, just $X per...
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