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  1. Design & Plans
    I've got a piece of wood here with a few cracks in it and I'm trying to think of what to make with it. It's about 60mm across and 200mm long. Rhodedendron and I've never turned it before but it roughed out just fine. I left most of the bark on it. Just needed to shave it down a bit to fit it...
  2. New Member Introductions
    Hello, I am starting a shop with a friend, and we just can't find a great name for our woodworking shop. We want to sell cutting boards, knifes and tables in the beginning, but we will take in orders from people as we go. My name is Bjarke Lorenzen and my friends name is Niels Walther, but we...
  3. General Woodworking Discussion
    Does anybody here run a one man shop? If so what types of pieces do you make? I have a decent setup: table saw, jointer, sanders, jigs, and clamps. Would like to run a one man shop on a part time basis only, just wondering if handmade woodwork is a lost art. Thanks- Andrew
  4. Design & Plans
    I was hoping for some help. I play a board game with my friends that requires a lot of tiny pieces to be collected, organized and then spent to accomplish tasks. I would like to make a lap-sized piece of wood to help organize the game pieces. It would need eight curcular indentions, like...
  5. Design & Plans
    Good Afternoon, I am looking to start raising quail. I need a cage that is approximately 15 inches high x 2 foot deep x 72 inches long. Is it possible to split a 2x4 and still run that length or am i going to see sagging over time? My intent is to be able to build these boxes and stack...
  6. Woodturning
    Hello All, I have been turning for a couple of years now, and my old craftsman 113.23800 lathe is starting to need some parts, my most urgent problem now, is I need the 60 degree point for the tailstock that screws onto about a .5" treaded post that goes in and out by a threaded hand wheel...
  7. General Woodworking Discussion
    Hi, My name is Grace, and I'm 13 years of age. Last year, I made a CD shelf (out of wood) for my close friends birthday. It was a great success, plus I really enjoyed it, which is what I do most things for - the pleasure. I would really like to make more things out of wood, but I am not sure...
  8. Woodturning
    an elm bowl with the back sprayed black. the grain shows up as white over the spray paint. the front is finished with paste wax 6" diameter 1.5" thick this is my 6th bowl what do you think? thanks
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