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|271 days ago||
R.I.P My Beloved Golden Sadie - 30 replies
My Wood working friendsI know allot of people on here are dog lovers so I would like to share a bit of depressing news..after a 2 month long battle with Canine Lymphoma, my beautiful 9 1/2 year old golden retriever Sadie (The dog in my Avatar) passed away Saturday morning. I was expecting it after the diagnosis, but no matter how hard you try an...
|396 days ago||
Tool Gloat...Performax 16-32 Drum Sander - 12 replies
I had been itching for an Ipad for some time now, and when things went my way this past Xmas, I was able to get the funds together to buy one. After thinking about it , I realized the Ipad was an expensive toy….maybe I should spend the money on something more usable. I have always wanted my own drum/belt, but new Jet 16/32’s were aro...
|483 days ago||
Anti Republican Cartoon Gallery - 487 replies
Turns out I was having so much fun posting anti Republican/Tea Party cartoons in other political forums, I want to make one of my own now that I am blocked from posting by all those narrow minded false patriots. So post any cartoon or picture that’s anti Republican, Tea Party, GOP candidates, crazy’s like Beck, and Rush, and Palin&...
|533 days ago||
Calling all you fellow cutting board nuts..I was wondering..I have seen allot of really cool cutting board designs guys have been creating, like the zig zag styles, but to do these it requires gluing end grain to end grain. I have seen guys supplement the joint with biscuits, or applying watered down glue to lessen absorption, but I am not convi...
|719 days ago||
Breadboard ends questions....Anyone got answers? - 5 replies
hey everyone..I am making a cutting board to replace an under the counter style pull out board 3/4” thick 24×13 5/8. My plan was to make it out of maple, purpleheart, and walnut side grain strips laminated together with tight-bond 3. I was going to attach breadboard style ends made from purpleheart. I have never done breadboard ends ...
|880 days ago||
OK everybody, what did Santa bring you for your shop this year??I was going to chime in on Poopiekats forum, but he blocked me (my wife just talked me down off the roof) so I thought I would start one that everyone (but him) could participate in…so, Whadja get?Santa was VERY good to me this year.. Here is what I was lucky enough to receive...
|1049 days ago||
UPDATE! Jet Band Saw on Craigslist..I Bought it! - 14 replies
BAM! Another Craigslist deal finds it’s way into my lap…hopefully. It’s my birthday tomorrow (ha!) and that makes it even sweeter! I was going to have the wife buy me the small Rikon tabletop bandsaw and matching stand…from Highland it was a little over $300 with shipping. Then today I see this Craigslist add and I was w...
|1067 days ago||
Oh, No! RUST on my Unisaw... - 17 replies
My modest little shop is located in my basement/garage. Last nite I had the garage door open and I forgot to close it, discovering my mistake when I left for work at 6:45AM this morning. My Unisaw table is now covered in a light rust..I was able to wipe almost all of it off with a rag but you can still see there’s more there. So what I wan...
|1181 days ago||
_______VS________ In Gold Medal Game Tonite! - 100 replies
I got yelled at for revealing the outcome of the US Semi final game in my forum title so…. Canada vs USA..this is going to be a great game! I just hope the US comes with more game than the Russians…..the Slovakians really gave them a great game…...Can’t wait! USA USA USA USA USA USA USA
|1183 days ago||
USA! USA! USA! Gold Medal Round!!!! - 14 replies
WOO HOO!Team USA crushed the Fins 6-1!! Bring on Canada baby…oh sorry Martin….bring on the winner of the Canada Slovakia game!
|1187 days ago||
EH, OH CANADA GO....Wait a second, ...WHO won? - 57 replies
OK wheres Mark….probably crying in his Molsen with the rest of his country.. What a great game last nite! That was some of the best hockey I have seen including the playoffs. Miller was outstanding in net especially in the third when Canada was pressing to tie the game. I guess we got a few guys in the lower 48 that can skate!
|1209 days ago||
Hey guys….I have tripped over another Craigslist gold mine..or so I hope. Its a Rikon 14” band saw that this gentleman says he bought and never even finished putting it together. He didn’t post any pictures but is supposedly emailing me some first thing Monday morning. He looked on the machine and said the model number was R...
|1284 days ago||
Routing Gravy Moats in Cutting Boards - 2 replies
I have made a ton of cutting boards but I never have done one with a gravy moat routed in it. I have been given some 1 1/4” thick scraps from a birch butcher block counter top with a request to make them into carving boards with gravy moats around the edge and the larger one is to have gravy slots cut in the center also. I was wondering i...
|1362 days ago||
Grizzly Expands List of tools with free shipping - 4 replies
If anyone is interested…It seems Grizzly added a bunch more tools to the list with “free shipping”. One item I am very happy about is the G0690! I just hope they run this promotion for a little while longer.. Now I don’t have to re work my footprint for 50” rails…although that would have been nice to be able t...
|1425 days ago||
Awesome Saw Stop Video - 7 replies
OK …I know this is a hot button topic on here….love it or hate it the Saw Stop gets allot of attention whenever mentioned on LJ! But weather you like them or hate them, almost everyone has seen the famous hot dog demonstration..either live or taped. To really appreciate the technology nothing compares to this tremendous video from th...
|1449 days ago||
lets talk table saws.. - 67 replies
OK..i need some opinions here…and I know asking that is a slippery slope, but I am just not sure what to do. I have recently sold some unused music equipment and I am ready to upgrade my BOSCH 4000 job site saw to a real table saw. My budget is $1000.00 to $1200.00. including tax and shipping. I have already made up my mind that it will be...
|1581 days ago||
Anyone own a Steel City 1HP Dust Collector? - 4 replies
Hey everyoneI just bought a SC 1hp DC on Craigslist for less than half price of the new one. I was wondering if anyone knows where I can get the right size replacement bags for it? Do the ones for the 1.5 HP fit this model? I have already been told by a hundred people just to use whatever size and bunch it up..etc etc…but I just want to ge...
|1593 days ago||
Help choosing a wipe on finish - 7 replies
Hey everybody I am doing a simple project thats basically a walnut picture frame. I want to complete this quickly so I don’t have time for my usual finish of choice (multiple coats of lacquer). I was thinking that an all in one wipe on finish might be just the trick but I have never used one so I know nothing about them. Could somebody ...
|1974 days ago||
Calling all owners of the Rigid spindle sander - 40 replies
Hey guys! Thanks to Santa, I now own the Rigid spindle sander. I know some of you guys also received one for Xmas, and I’m sure there are guys that already owned the unit. I was just wondering if anyone had any advice, tips etc. on this sander. I broke it out of the box yesterday and so far I really like it! One quirky thing though, a coup...
|1997 days ago||
Got pets? - 40 replies
I have noticed allot of people on here have pet pictures as thier avatars ( like me!). I thought it would be cool to start a thread for posting pet pictures…so if you are like me and love your pet as much as woodworking then post a picture of your dog, cat, bird, lizard, etc. for everyone else to see! Ill start it off… Here is my ...