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06-28-2012 03:15 PM

Timber frame construction in Duluth, MN - 9 replies

Follow this blog about timber framing a Pavilion in Duluth! From Start to finish!

05-10-2012 02:39 PM

How about this for gas mileage? - 16 replies


04-19-2012 05:01 PM



04-04-2012 04:28 PM

Where for dinner? - 13 replies

”This is funny, because I recently turned 80! Where For Dinner?A group of 15-year old guys discussed where theyshould meet for dinner. It was agreed they should meetat the Dairy Queen next to the Ocean View Restaurantbecause they only had $6.00 between them andJaneJohnson, that cute girl in Social Studies, lives on thatstreet and they m...

04-01-2012 02:14 PM

JOCKMIKE is no longer with us. He passed away on 3/31/2012, VERY SAD NEWS! - 47 replies

Barb & I would like to express our condolences to the passing of Jockmike2 (Michael Wurm).We are very sad to hear that Mike passed away recently. WE CONSIDERED HIM A DEAR FRIEND! Mike & I used to video chat on Skype quite often. He was sure plagued with a lot of health issues, but was always very cheerful. We haven’t go...

02-05-2012 06:01 PM

Lawsuits ? - 26 replies

Easy way to make money. What’s wrong with people today? Stupid juries!            It’s time again for the annual ‘Stella Awards’! For Those unfamiliar with these awards, they are named after 81-year-oldStella Liebeck who spilled hot coffee on herself and successfully sued The McDonald’s in New Mexico , where she pur...

01-30-2012 09:05 PM

A unique tool box hinge - 16 replies

01-04-2012 12:29 AM

An "AWESOME" model train-plus display - 12 replies

This almost unbelievable.

11-25-2011 05:12 AM

Drilling a square hole on a drill press! - 9 replies

This is interesting, this done in steel, but why not wood? Drill a square hole.

10-08-2011 05:15 PM

A new saw stopping device! - 27 replies

This is a new patent pending device that looks very interesting. Check this out.

08-19-2011 04:20 PM

WOW! 5 years on Lumberjocks!! - 26 replies

Barb, & I wish to “THANK ALL OF YOU LUMBERJOCKS” for putting up with us. It seems like only yesterday that we signed up. Time sure flies when you’re having fun. We “LOVE” you all! Dick & Barb

08-16-2011 04:52 PM

Have you noticed the sly way magazines try to get you re-subscribe. - 22 replies

I keep getting these fabulous offers to re-subscribe from various magazines. I just got one yesterday with my latest issue. I checked the expiration date for it, & its good until June, 2014.”LOL”

01-20-2011 06:15 PM

A laser printer that prints photo on wood, anything. - 6 replies

Hi!I just seen this in popular working mag. & it looks interesting, except it’s very expensive. It’s vey interesting to see how it works on this video.

11-25-2010 04:55 PM

Check out this sale on a Laser guide saw attachment - 6 replies

11-01-2010 03:12 PM

MINNESOTA OLE! - 15 replies

After having dug to a depth of 10 feet last year, New York scientists found traces of copper wire dating back 100 years, and came to the conclusion that their ancestors already had a telephone network more than 100 years ago.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Not to be outdone by the New Yorkers, in the weeks t...

10-23-2010 03:21 PM

Has anyone ever tried "Cedarshield" wood treatment for turnings? - 3 replies

I’m curious about this product called Cedarshield. They show some demo videos on this site. I’m tempted to try some, but I wonder if any of you LJs have ever used this product. It looks like a good thing. GoodsCustomCarpentry has this thread on using “Pentacyyl” wood treatment.

10-17-2010 05:42 PM

Cyber Security Tip, PASSWORDS - 7 replies

SOME SOUND ADVICE! Cyber Security Tip ST04-002 Choosing and Protecting Passwords Passwords are a common form of authentication and are often the only barrierbetween a user and your personal information. There are several programsattackers can use to help guess or “crack” passwords, but by ch...

10-12-2010 02:42 AM

> the Stupidity - 25 replies

>in America … 
>drugstores make the sick walk all the way to the back of the store 
>to get their prescriptions while healthy people can buy cigarettes 
>at the front. 
> Only 
>in America … people order double cheeseburgers, 
>large fries, and a diet coke.
> Only in America 
> banks leave vau...

10-08-2010 07:30 PM

$5.37!! - 30 replies

$5.37!! That’s what the kid behind the counter at Taco Bell said to me. I dug into my pocket and pulled out some lint and two dimes and something that used to be a Jolly Rancher. Having already handed the kid a five-spot, I started to head back out to the truck to grab some change when the kid with the Elmo hairdo said the har...

09-21-2010 02:31 PM

Has anyone ever tried Polycryl on spalted wood? - 4 replies

I recently turned a bowl from some spalted Basswood. I had a heck of a time turning it, because the wood was so soft, & spongy. The fibers would pull out of the wood, no matter how sharp I kept my chisels . The only way I could finally get a decent finish, was sanding, & sanding. I’ve turned a lot of spalted wood before, but this ...

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