Information

Woodworking

Members: 315
Latest Activity: May 6

Discussion Forum

For Beginners

Started by Zachary Stucki. Last reply by Phillip J Reeves Jan 27. 3 Replies

Old school Treadle Lathe plans

Started by Charles Neill. Last reply by Phillip J Reeves Jan 27. 1 Reply

Comment Wall

Comment

You need to be a member of Woodworking to add comments!

Comment by Kyle Aldridge on August 27, 2014 at 12:24am

Nice to see a good woodworking group!  My wife and I  bought our first house back in February, and she has graciously ceded the garage to me, so I'm in the process of getting it set up.  Slow process, and some boxes just vanished in the mover's truck apparently, but hopefully I'll be back up soon.

Really looking forward to building that treadle lathe!

Comment by John S on September 19, 2013 at 12:28pm

Thanks Liam...good link, this is just what I'm looking for.

Comment by Liam Strain on September 19, 2013 at 12:20pm

John - I've never had a specific need for one, but I see lots of very good plans (some simple, some complex) online. 

This one looks promising - as a proof of concept. 
http://woodgears.ca/sander/thickness.html

Comment by John S on September 19, 2013 at 12:02pm

Has anyone made a thickness sander? 

Comment by Michael Marrinan on July 28, 2013 at 4:02am

Hi guys! New to woodworking (In Australia), and wondering what tools I should start with, and what sort of timber is good for a beginner?

Comment by Neill on October 23, 2012 at 6:38pm

Ive sorta stopped building projects for the time being and started doing maintenance to the Scout Den. all sorts of wood work etc..

Comment by Chuck Knight on October 22, 2012 at 9:05pm

I'm converting a small room into a workshop, and today I built some cabinetry.  Used a nice birch plywood.

Comment by Neill on October 22, 2012 at 6:22pm

what are people working on at the moment?

Comment by Neill on September 10, 2012 at 5:28pm

has anyone built a wooden bench seat storage box? this is my next project.

Comment by John on April 9, 2012 at 9:53am

Hey Guys!  I just celebrated my 65th Birthday and with my supportive wife's encouragement, purchased the following item.  It is a W. W. Carey 16" jointer, circa late 19th century.  It came out of a lumber mill in western New Hampshire.  Originally designed for flat belt drive (water wheel, probably), it has a stepped v-belt pulley.  I will get a big honkin' motor to drive it at its rated 4500 RPM.  I am going to try and post two pictures of her!

 

Members (313)

 
 
 

Latest Activity

Drew replied to Persona non Grata's discussion How many marriages and LTRs in this day and age are alive vs dead?
"Interesting discussion. I feel that although I've been in a relationship for 4 and a half years (and gotten engaged earlier this year), I'm still learning how relationships work etc. I definitely think there are couples where the love…"
1 hour ago
Shannon N. Clark replied to J.S. Price's discussion Are there any remaining places exclusively for men?
"I don't need a man ever, but that doesn't mean that I feel the need to have a place without them. At college when all of us girls have sleepovers or watch movies together a man is there at least for part of it almost every time if not the…"
3 hours ago
René Eichhorn joined Gregory Seeley's group
Thumbnail

Dandyism

A group for the well dressed man
3 hours ago
Penelope replied to Persona non Grata's discussion Men who whine about women?
"From a pragmatic or economic POV, marriageable women out number marriageable men, especially when you set aside biological clocks - because of incarceration rates. Also, for a lot of Western history, most men have been yes men performing ritualistic…"
6 hours ago
John Otis Baxter joined Jim's group
Thumbnail

Video Gaming

Video Gamers is a group for men who actually like to play video games and discuss all things related to video gaming. See More
6 hours ago
Penelope replied to J.S. Price's discussion Are there any remaining places exclusively for men?
"My point was that men who want men-only places should work to make and maintain them.  Under the law, it is hard to have a men-only for-profit business.  But that doesn't mean there can't be private functions (like a poker night…"
6 hours ago
John Otis Baxter joined thehuhman's group
Thumbnail

The Green Group

Do you care about Planet Earth? How much do you care? What are you doing to protect our planet? If you consider yourself environmentally conscious, this is your group, man!See More
6 hours ago
John Otis Baxter joined Mark Edward Wilson's group
Thumbnail

Putting the Man in Humanist

Atheist, Agnostic, Bright and Humanist men who don't rely on the supernatural to guide them but their own sense of morality, duty and fair play.
6 hours ago

© 2016   Created by Brett McKay.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service