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|443 days ago||
Merry Woodmas - 13 replies
This is an open letter of THANKS! to Steve Marin of WoodWorking for Mere Mortals.I played Steves video from Christmas two years ago for my wife.I played it for her a few weeks ago.Here’s the video. So this morning, Here is what was waiting for me; So Steve, Thank you and Merry Christmas. Cheers, Mike
|699 days ago||
Remember the Break Time Forum? - 5 replies
Hi All, Do any of you kind folks on here remember the last time everyone got mean and nasty here on the forums a few years ago? I do. We lost the Break Time forum. That was what the off topic forums used to be called. Maybe it’s time the non shop talk forum went away too. So disheartening to see what all the politics, and religion...
|720 days ago||
Give some support to a fellow lumberjock - 0 replies
Hi all, Don’t know if you follow this fellow on his website. But I just read on his Facebook page that Stu from stus shed down under in the land of Oz has Bells Palsy.Almost exactly at this time last year I developed the Same thing. Basically half your face is paralyzed, which means you can’t speak properly, you drool, you have to...
|722 days ago||
What does it mean when... - 7 replies
Hi folks, Anyone know what it means when you search for a user by name here on lumberjocks and when you click on any of the search results, projects, blogs, etc, you get redirected to the jocks page that shows whose online, etc and that person you are searching for isn’t there? thanks, Mike
|736 days ago||
Twitter? - 3 replies
Anyone else on twitter?My handle on there is also @bagtown Just wondering how much everyone else uses it .I go in fits and starts, I’ll use it for a few weeks then back off, and then go back at it. I do find its good to find out about things going on by following certain companies that interest me.I’ve also found interesting fo...
|744 days ago||
Canadian Women - 2 replies
I saw this and had to share it.Now I’m on my way out to shovel for the third time today. Cheers, Mike
|804 days ago||
Rug Hooking Frame - 0 replies
Hi All, Happy New Year. For Christmas, I bought my wife a rug hooking kit. She liked it. A lot. She finished the kit in 3 evenings and I took her to the shop that I bought it from. She spent a hundred dollars on wool and stuff and I’m pretty happy about it. As I spend money on tools and such, she hasn’t done much in the way...
|810 days ago||
I'm going to go nuts - Dado Blade Frustration - 32 replies
Hi All, So I have a problem with my dado blade. It’s an 8” stacked Freud set. I’ve used it before, as a matter of fact I was using it just a few days ago with no issues at all. I set it up last night with all three chippers installed and noticed a deeper groove in the bottom of my cuts. Upon further investigation I dis...
|811 days ago||
Knots and Old Keyholes - 2 replies
So a couple of years ago we renovated a bathroom for a customer and they wanted a “new style” doorknob to replace the old mortised lock set. Which is fine (there’s no accounting for taste), we carefully removed the mortised lock set and made a block to fit and glued it in place. Then the customer noticed there was still a keyho...
|1235 days ago||
Looking for ShopNotes Number 55 - 2 replies
Hi all, I’m looking for a copy of shopnotes # 55.I know, I know, it’s from 2001.There wew plans for a mobile sheet goods and lumber rack in it.I found this link in my search and this rack would be ideal. However the PDF included online is only for a cut plan. If anyone knows where I could buy a copy of this I would really appre...