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|309 days ago||
What is the woodworking shop you have always dreamed of - 147 replies
I always wanted a woodworking shop that was attached or not attached to the house. A 45” x 65’ shop would be just awesome to have. I would like it build out of 2×6s with an upstairs only 2/3 of the bottom area. With raident heating and Air Conditioning or fire burning under the floor tubing to heat the inside. It would b...
|321 days ago||
I just have an honest question - 47 replies
Why is it when some individuals have a poll or ask a question They really do not want an honest answer or an answer that in contrary to what they want. Then if they have an individual answer their question they do not agree with the poster gets very hostile and curses and insults anyone and everyone. To me personally either that person doe...
|332 days ago||
Up date from Arlin Eastman - 18 replies
I am now getting around to posting on the few forums I am apart of and I deffently do not want to miss my LJ buddies and friends. I was in and out of the hospital and then back in for 9 days. All the Drs thought I had a brain tumor and could no see what else it could be. So for the last 9 months I have been a struggle. So here is a copy of w...
|333 days ago||
I was in the hospital for many weeks and the Dr’s thought they found a brain tumor and from there I had surgery and this is what I posted on the WoodNet This is what I wrote at Woodnet I am still here. I had my surgery at 6am and I am feeling pretty tird. They said it was not a tumor but a piece of Bone from the bombing I was i...
|482 days ago||
Loving Hands Memory Boxs and how Andy helped - 22 replies
I just wanted to show off the boxes that were made and I only did 2 of them and Andy did 3 and another guy Joe did another 2 of them Here are the pictures. Joes and Mine are the small ones in front which there are 2 of each made By the way the website is now up and running since I have been in the hospital since Dec...
|599 days ago||
What do you assymble you projects on - 38 replies
I was just wondering what do you assymble you projects on and if you keep it flat. I have seen several benches individuals have taken pictures of with projects on them. It seems lots of them are not flat or have some damage to them. How could someone assymble a project on a uneven surface and have anything come out square or straight. ...
|599 days ago||
Just turned 2 Twig/Weed Pots - 10 replies
The weed pots are made from an old red ceder post my father brought me from WI. It had lots and lots of Lead from bullets. The little one still has a small piece in the white spot. It was getting rotten in the center and that is why you see the missing wood. I added thin CA glue to hold most of it together and the finish is Tung oil added ...
|599 days ago||
Made a chatter tool for Wood Turning - 17 replies
Today I made a chatter tool for woodturning. I used an old cutting tool and ground off the front, than drilled a 10/32 Fine thread hold with the same size tap and die. The thin piece of metal is from a metal band strap from a cargo pallet. To get the holes into the metal strap, I chain drilled 7 holes and then used a small file ...
|605 days ago||
This is the first box I have made for Loving Hands Memory Boxes. It was sent to a couple on Woodnet that needed one. I tried 9 times to make boxes out of Pine before I finally got the last one the way I wanted. It is made from Rosewood that someone gave me. I did have the middle of the lid made from a nice piece of Curly Maple, however, I ...
|617 days ago||
Has a fellow LJ gone missing? - 3 replies
I have not heard from August McCormick in quite sometime. Does anyone know if he is OK.Arlin
|657 days ago||
Need advise on a new Sleeping Bed - 9 replies
After the Dr. visit today, we all agree that I can stop using a hospital bed (after 5 years) and use a regular bed.My wife and I were thinking about a kingsize Sleep by Number. Does anyone have one and what do you think of it?Thank YouArlin
|661 days ago||
A different way of using a hand plane - 5 replies
I just bought 2 new DVDs and both of them are from (Frank Klausz) 1. Hand Tools, 2. Dovetail A Drawer.While watching the DVD I have noticed and heard him say to use the wood plane by pulling toward you. He did this while making a drawer and while demonstrateing how to clean and fix a #4 Stanley plane.It has been real hard for me to do it the p...
|680 days ago||
I have been and have a waiting list of disabled Vets learning how to turn pens. I do the training at the Vet assistance clinic by the Vet hospital. I do 1 class now and will be doing 2 classes a week with 4 class each day and each class has 4 people. I could use your help. If you are no longer using your pen stash or stopped turning pens, ...
|684 days ago||
Taking Classes - 8 replies
My wife and I thought I could take some classes that a local shop is giving. I signed up for 3 of them in the next month 1. Router Basics2. Chip Carving3. Hand Planes I am looking foward to them to help me make boxes better. I will also have her take some pics of me in action. Arlin
|687 days ago||
Bailey #3 - 12 replies
Today I bought a small and nice little bailey #3, however, it is missing the blade and has a little rust.Was $15 to much to spend for it? Also when do you think it was make? So I need some help in cleaning it up.ThanksArlin
|742 days ago||
Buying a Stanley 62 - 10 replies
I have read the book that Greg sent me (The HandPlane Book) and it talked about how good the Stanley 62 is in using it with a shooting board. So on my other home site I advertised I wanted one. Today I reeived a PM about this individual that will sell his for $235.00. He sent me pictures of the plane however, I deleted them accidently, howev...
|751 days ago||
Just bought 2 hand planes - 22 replies
A friend of mine was selling some planes and he gave me first choice1. Stanley #7 type 5 for $1002. Bailey #7 type 11 for $100plus $30 for shipping.Since I do not know about planes are these worth the price. Both he said have no apologies (Whatever that means) Thank You for the helpArlin
|751 days ago||
Tools and Wood Wanted - 20 replies
Greetings EveryoneFollowing are the list of tools I could use very much.1. Tools for wood screws cutting from 1” up to 3”.2.12” Bandsaw in good shape with any extra blades.3. Nice domestic woods that have Figure, Curly, Quilted, Spalted, and crotch. The wood needs to be 6” wide x 48” long and 7/8” to 2” ...
|752 days ago||
Happy Memorial Day - 4 replies
I post this to all my friends here on LUMBERJOCKs and everywhere else. I pray for my Brothers and Sisters in harms way now,and for the Families who have lost loved ones, and to my fallen Brothers and Sisters,and last I pray that God comforts my Troops that gave it all.YOU are missed and thought about daily,and to the ones that survived, welco...
|754 days ago||
Show me your Boxes - 38 replies
I truly enjoy seeing different boxes that are make. Some of them are a true work of art. I have only practiced by making birdhouses and feeders to get better. A picture is worth a 1000 words. So help me out.Arlin