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    Note: If you ever want to upgrade...try getting...

    Note: If you ever want to upgrade...try getting an NSK micromotor.
    Sometimes, you can buy them cheap on ebay when dental students are graduating.
  2. Sycamore Fig- lumber any good for spoons?

    Hey Creekers,

    I had a sycamore fig cut down a year back, and the stump grew lots of new shoots.

    I'm thinking of cutting down the stump, and splitting it for spoon billets.
    Any comments on...
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    Actually, the saws and planes are Chinese style....

    Actually, the saws and planes are Chinese style.

    This Chinese style influenced the Japanese around the time of the Tang dynasty (I think?)
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    Wooden toy boat video- neander style

    I've been looking into buying a jointer for a while, and then I see this video:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ghv6zsCYevg

    Ironically, one of my chisels is probably worth more than all his tools...
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    Thanks, Pete. I guess it's been a loooooong...

    Thanks, Pete. I guess it's been a loooooong while since I've been on Sawmill Creek.
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    Also, just to add that Stan doesn't really make...

    Also, just to add that Stan doesn't really make money off this stuff.

    He started doing this years ago to help the older/unknown blacksmiths be able to eat.
    These blacksmiths often struggle to get...
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    I'm not sure how to see the image, but look...

    I'm not sure how to see the image, but look forward to it?
  8. I think it'd make a very tasteful desk or dining...

    I think it'd make a very tasteful desk or dining table....and far nicer than anything ikea.
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    It's my first time on this forum in a long...

    It's my first time on this forum in a long while....partly because I got busy.

    The other part is because I don't find as much interesting content as back when Stan, George, David, etc were here....
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    Glad to see that people haven't forgotten Stan.

    Glad to see that people haven't forgotten Stan.
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    I'm not sure if there's enough space, but what...

    I'm not sure if there's enough space, but what about a torsion box?
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    Depends how small. I remember one person using...

    Depends how small.

    I remember one person using 5 gallon buckets for offcuts.
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    beautifully done.

    beautifully done.
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    Hey David, I think I'll be going down the...

    Hey David,

    I think I'll be going down the same rabbit hole.
    I plan to start with premade stuff, and later customize my own.

    As for a CNC...it's actually way more expensive than a PLA printer....
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    Hey Rob, Much regards to the family. May you...

    Hey Rob,

    Much regards to the family. May you have a great year.
  16. They're dental hygienists--the dental technicians...

    They're dental hygienists--the dental technicians might take offense. :P
    The Hygienists *definitely* will take offense, as they're a prickly lot. ;0

    In most dental programs, a small black...
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    Hey Chris, Mind sharing your bench? I...

    Hey Chris,

    Mind sharing your bench?

    I haven't played your instruments, but suspect that you're a pretty great luthier.
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    FWIW, I'm thinking of getting a Prusa MK3 in the...

    FWIW, I'm thinking of getting a Prusa MK3 in the near future.
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    No, not a plug for my (nonexistent) blog. I'm...

    No, not a plug for my (nonexistent) blog.

    I'm just thinking of 3d printing some holders for my Japanese chisels, gennou, saw, etc.
    I'm a pretty bad guitarmaker, but just can't quit.

    Just...
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    Bummer. Hope that Rob Lee is doing alright. I...

    Bummer. Hope that Rob Lee is doing alright.

    I hope that the family is managing well after Leonard's gone.
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    3d printer for organization?

    Dear Sawmill Creek,

    Do any of you use a 3d printer for organizing/building up a workshop?

    I just moved back to my old place on Saturday.
    After I get settled, I'm thinking of building up my...
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    This year's LV april fools? MIssed it

    Hey Creekers,

    I look forward to the LV april fool tool every year.

    However, I missed it yesterday.
    Between moving to a new place, and lots of work, and hiring more staff....I collapsed into a...
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    I hope that I didn't just kill the discussion by...

    I hope that I didn't just kill the discussion by being too enthusiastic.

    I'd highly recommend getting the book from the Guild of American Luthiers (GAL) on making your own tools.
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    Nice stuff. If you ever want to try something...

    Nice stuff.

    If you ever want to try something different, try a Violin bow maker's knife from Ron Hock.
    Or you can buy a kiridashi.
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    I think she's Dutch. Dutch people are famously...

    I think she's Dutch.

    Dutch people are famously honest.
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