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  1. How to make Large Finger Joints

    Need advice on how to make large finger joints in the end of a 3"x6". I am trying to make a Nyquist Tail Vise and I am having problems trying to figure out how to accurately cut the joints with power tools. I have a table saw but the dado set is only 8" and will not cut three inches deep. Any...
  2. Siege Weapons

    General Woodworking Discussion
    So i don't think i will be re-posting on an old thread. Their was a tree and it fell, on my property. its not a small tree and its i believe black walnut. My friend and i where thinking 'what to do with large logs' ( 30 to 40 in diameter) came up with the idea of making siege weapons...
  3. 4 ft wide cherry tree

    Forestry & Milling
    Alright i just remembered that on my land I have a cherry tree that is 4 ft wide chest-high. I know this because I held a 4 ft pry bar that i happened to have up to it a couple years ago about it was a little wider than the bar. Is this tree worth something in timber? I have seen where some...
  4. Large Sculpture Base Question

    General Woodworking Discussion
    I'm building a base for a large sculpture and would like to use one piece of wood. The base needs to be 48" x 36" x 12". Does anyone know where I can find a decent hardwood in these dimensions? Or what state I might find a high quality stump? I will be carving around the outside, so need...