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  1. General Woodworking Discussion
    I have a bad back, and am trying to hollow out a hardwood, still alive in the ground maple tree stump, for use as a planter. So far I've been able to find two techniques: Using a big horizontal-blade axe, or cutting a ****ton of holes with a wide spade bit, and then a lot of chiseling. The...
  2. General Woodworking Discussion
    I'm new to woodworking and am trying my hand at making chests as a hobby. The size of the chests would be 80x50 cm (+- 32" x 20") length and width (depth will vary). The challenge I have is that I would like to make the lid out of a hollowed out tree trunk to give it a rustic look. I can get a...
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