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|1669 days ago||
A little birdie told me - 22 replies
Someone mentioned on another thread that May 19th is Scotsmans birthday (Alistair) So will you all join me in wishing Alistair a Happy Birthday?I sure hope this person is right LOL!! (about it being your birthday on the 19th)Happy Birthday Alistair.I hope you have a wonderful one!From your friend in northeastern Ca.Allison
|1673 days ago||
Wood Glue - 33 replies
I can’t say I ever thought about this before. Wood Glue’s shelf life. I am reading the 2009 issue of workbench magazine and inside on page 15 without an authors name is an article about wood glue and shelf life. Did you know wood glue’s shelf life is generally 1 to 2 years? even if it’s NEVER been opened? I did not. I ...
|1678 days ago||
Happy Mother's Day - 9 replies
I just wanted to wish all the mother’s here on Lumberjocks a very nice day tomorrow. I want to add that I know that there are a couple here (and I am sure many more) that happen to not be female. Sooo to all you women that are mother’s and to all you men out there, that for one reason or another are also playing the role of Mom alon...
|1689 days ago||
Intarsia Patterns - 5 replies
I am looking for anyone whom may be interested in mailing me any intarsia patterns that they have via snail mail. (postal) Just a copy of some they may have around. I am really interested in Judy Gale Roberts or anything with birds, wild life etc. I will send you the postage. It does not cost much to put a couple of patterns into a manilla (sp?)...
|1708 days ago||
Fast Food Commercials - 85 replies
Let me start this by saying I do not watch television. I listen to it because it is never off in my home. This year I am watching “Survivor Tocantins” because a local man from my area is on it, and that is the only reason. And I have one other guilty pleasure and that is The View, (I know ha! ha!) because I think Joy Bahar is a crack...
|1712 days ago||
I Love a happy ending, don't you? - 12 replies
Here at the coffee lounge there has been a lot of talk (mainly by me LOL!) about blogging. I had mentioned I had a “Humor Blog” Just those e-mails sent all over the world that are funny, funny jokes, stories etc. This was received by me just a few minutes ago from a girl I have not seen in 33 years but found through “Classmates...
|1714 days ago||
Google Alerts and Woodworking - 16 replies
I do not know if a lot of LJ’s folks use Google, but I just wanted to share something with you all in case you were not aware of it. When you have a Google account, you also can sign up for Google alerts. When I first learned/owned/used a computer less than 3 years ago, I wanted to find wood working sights, along with patterns etc. So I si...
|1714 days ago||
Bursting at the seams! - 27 replies
I was told I could share this great news last night but I felt compelled to keep my mouth shut until someone else in my family started first. Well the cats out of the bag and I cant wait any longer to announce to my friends here at LJ’s. that last night I became the great aunt to identical twin girls. Irelynn Aspen and Lily Rose. My brothe...
|1716 days ago||
He got me - 10 replies
Yup, Odie got me. He got me good!!! On 10-24-2008 I became the “unknown woodworkers” newest buddy! Silly me, all those times I was receiving messages and sending messages I thought I was sending them to the unknown woodworker. Yup, Color ME THE BIGGEST APRIL FOOL’S DAY JOKE THIS YEAR!!! Ya got me Odie! You REALLY got me!
|1763 days ago||
Valentines Day - 2 replies
To all you Lumberjocks and Lumberjockettes out there that may have forgot that today is Valentines day. I may have a way of keeping you out of the dog house if you forgot to come home bearing gifts.First let me explain I am a simple girl so something like this I would love, but to those of you out there who,s spouses or lovers may be expecting D...
|1764 days ago||
Help needed to make pattern for Intarsia - 23 replies
This is a metal bicycle that is 23 X 18 inches. As you can see in the pics below it actually comes apart in this one place. I want to make it out of wood. As can be seen I have outlined it and I have been stuck ever since. No matter how I try to fill it in so I can make it into a pattern I just cant. I have actually tried laying these pieces on ...
|1778 days ago||
Entering a Knot like no other - 14 replies
Can someone tell me where and how I can enter this contest. I can’t seem to find the directions for lack of a better word!
|1795 days ago||
Guess who's Birthday it is today (the 13th) - 28 replies
It was not long ago that good ol’ Odie felt the need to inform all those at Lumberjock’s that it was the anniversary of my first year here.Well I am here to do the same thing back.When I first became part of L.J’s and became Odie’s” Buddy” it was mentioned in passing to me that his birthday (real birthday, not...
|1855 days ago||
What are you afraid of? - 35 replies
Even though it’s been over an hour ago I am still shaking. I was using my band saw when I was cutting a piece of hard wood and I heard and felt the familiar feeling of the blade coming off it’s wheels. Yet I had just got done with the cut and had already put my cut piece down and turned off my saw . It all happened soo fast. I have o...
|1865 days ago||
Some Election Humor before the big day! - 9 replies
I could not help myself, I found this today in Cyberspace and it made me laugh OUT-LOUD. I just had to share. This IS for humor only. I am not trying to start anything here, except perhaps a laugh, a smile or just a grin.PEACE!!! The Presidential election was too close to call. Neither George W. Bush nor Al Gore had enough votes to win. There...
|1867 days ago||
Updates for lack of better word! - 15 replies
I always get an e-mail if a “buddy” of mine posts.I also get them when I start a thread such as this right now. But I was just looking at my own stuff and noticed I have received comments (recently) on a couple of projects that were posted quite awhile ago that I never received via e-mail. I don’t know if they were given due t...
|1869 days ago||
Halloween, A Love Story - 15 replies
I have a couple of blogs out there in cyberspace along with my website. Today as I was writing for one of them about Halloween, I decided that I would also post it here. To me this is an amazing love story, Something you do not think of at Halloween, so it makes it all the more special. I felt like sharing it with you all. So here it is. Grow...
|1872 days ago||
Now come on my fellow Lumberjocks and Lumberjockettes, We all have had our dealings with my “Buddy Odie”, but how many times has dear ol’ Odie gotcha? Once? Twice? or maybe too many times to find and point out as I just tried to do? (But failed) sadly I may add. LOL!!! I thought it would be fun if we as a team could try t...
|1908 days ago||
Now Glue hazards have gone to the Dogs - 7 replies
I just had to do that play on words, after all the attention my buddy Odie has got on on his “going to the dogs thread” here at L.J.’s. This also is no joke and I just feel I need to share it here at Lumberjocks,It reads as follows. As do-it-yourself home improvement projects become more popular, pet parents may unwittingly ...
|1946 days ago||
Selling Scrollsaw and intarsia Patterns - 8 replies
I am blind on a new venture and I really need some advice. I bought a domain name for my personal woodworking blog about a month ago. I have now finally got enough money and opened a small savings account in my name. Today I started up a Pay Pal account. I have bought the rights to 1800 scroll saw and intarsia patterns. I also have quite a few ...