A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
October News: Kindness Craft Challenge   Vote for your favorite entry by Sunday, October 15!
Total Members: 314,469
Currently Running With Scissors:
406 Guests and 8 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: 1 2 3 [4] 5  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Poll--Do you do woodworking?  (Read 11661 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit
Offline Offline

Posts: 465
Joined: 30-Jul-2005

I can be a complicated communicator...

View Profile
« Reply #30 on: December 06, 2009 07:23:27 AM »

I have done a tiny bit of scroll sawing.
Sewing Mentor
Offline Offline

Posts: 2880
Joined: 23-May-2009

"Craftophrenia"~ Dabbling in Everything!

View Profile WWW
« Reply #31 on: December 09, 2009 01:32:53 PM »

  In High school I had two classes of wood-shop back to back. I learned all the basics, and loved using the turning lathe.
  Now, 35 years later, I just do small projects, like refinishing furniture occasionally, and plan to make a narrow curio box to show off my newly discovered ATC and inchies collection. There's some scrap wood under the house I am going to use.

Two years ago, I built a headboard, with a wooden frame, padded it, and covered it with leather. There was a six inch wide shelf across the top, and the front was padded with a futon pad, cut to fit, and doubled over, with a velvet covered finish. I am really proud of it. It was for a Queen size bed.
  I have never posted any of these projects on Craftster, but I suppose I could, even tho I moved and no longer have any of the furniture from that house. BTW... Almost all the furniture was a salvage job of one kind or another. I was also really proud of the two chairs I restored with a 3-layer paint effect. The type where you sand off  paint to expose wood, leave some, wax over it, and apply two more layers. They were first glossy black, then I exposed some wood, to be:  natural, black, green, and an antique glaze over all.
  I have never done any wood burning, with the exception of a torched effect on wood panels back in school. (Or carving)
  I also never got into toll painting.
BUT, I did build several cutting tables, over the years; and the best and smallest one was my first post on Craftster, in the Miscellaneous board.
Thanks for asking!
« Last Edit: December 09, 2009 01:40:30 PM by KLKing » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Mike's Wood-n-Things
Offline Offline

Posts: 3
Joined: 25-Jan-2010

View Profile WWW
« Reply #32 on: January 25, 2010 12:52:50 PM »

I am a scroll saw artisan.  I enjoy creating fretwork and silhouettes.  My passion at the present time is a variety of Puzzles, from childrens tray style puzzles to puzzimals and jigsaw puzzles. 

I think the forum needs a dedicated woodworking area. 

Sewing Mentor
Offline Offline

Posts: 2880
Joined: 23-May-2009

"Craftophrenia"~ Dabbling in Everything!

View Profile WWW
« Reply #33 on: January 25, 2010 01:54:30 PM »

 I agree! We definitely need a woodworking forum! And a leather crafts forum... just had to throw that in!

Offline Offline

Posts: 1968
Joined: 14-Feb-2008

I love knitting and my gerbils.

View Profile WWW
« Reply #34 on: January 25, 2010 06:05:22 PM »

If laser etching and cutting on wood is part of woodworking. Then yes. There needs to be a woodworking forum.

Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/gerbilgal1/
Squeaky Knitting: http://www.etsy.com/shop/gerbilgal

Current Swaps:
One Tiny Stuffie Round 10 - Sent
« Reply #35 on: January 26, 2010 03:15:28 PM »

I do general woodworking, crafting with wood and have just started working on a scroll saw.  A woodworking board would be great!
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Odds 'n ends are my specialty.
Offline Offline

Posts: 1326
Joined: 22-Jan-2010

Beware the Platypirates and their tri-corner hats.

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #36 on: February 01, 2010 04:50:41 PM »

I've done some cabinetry, and having a set place to post projects would entice me to finish some. I also just got into wood carving, and would love to see what other people have done with that.

Whatever happened to the ongoing hoopla swaps?
Midnight Sun
Offline Offline

Posts: 1155
Joined: 05-Dec-2005

The northern lights have seen queer sights.....

View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #37 on: February 02, 2010 05:41:51 PM »

Would love to see a woodworking board on here, YES!

I consider myself pretty well versed with most woodworking tools, bandsaws, tablesaws, scroll, many types of hand held saws, drill press, bench sanders, routers, etc all the stuff that makes awoodworking shop fun  Grin.
 I do decorative woodworking and incorporate painted designs/pictures some of these projects.  Have had some of my designs/projects published in the now defunct, Woodworking for Women, magazine. 

"OH MY GOD! Pot Smoking!? You know what that leads to?! MUNCHIES! And you know what THAT means: TRANS-FAT. God knows, you don't want your kids getting into THAT."

-- Pauline
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 3468
Joined: 07-Oct-2009

Smalltacular is bestter.

View Profile WWW
« Reply #38 on: February 07, 2010 05:42:17 PM »

I do a few of the usual kinds of woodworking: carving, furniture building, turning, general carpentry. I'm hoping to finally set up a pole-lathe and try turning green wood. I'd say on the whole my crafting is 30% wood, 30% fabric, 40% other materials.

I'm certainly in favour of there being a woodworking section here. I can't understand why there isn't already.


Formerly known as Burgz
Offline Offline

Posts: 841
Joined: 12-Sep-2008

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #39 on: February 18, 2010 06:25:23 PM »

I've done a wee bit of woodworking - mostly in high school. I made a whale-shaped coat hanger, a small wall unit with 2 drawers, a jigsaw puzzle (quite literally!), a cutting board, and some woodburning. Last summer I sanded down and refinished my dining room table and chairs. Oh, I've demolished an old rotting wood bridge, does that count Tongue (j/k)?!

"Each one of us has a fire in our heart for something. Its our goal in life to find it and to keep it lit. " - Mary Lou Retton
Threads you might like:
Pages: 1 2 3 [4] 5  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

Latest Blog Articles
October 18, 2017 Featured Projects
@Home This Weekend: Mix and Match Napkins
Tute Tuesday: Mini Top Hat

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2017, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.