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|1695 days ago||
How to operate your shop with wind power. - 13 replies
I came across this yesterday, & I thought some of you Lumberjocks may be interested. Here’s the link to Wind blue, the company you can buy parts, or kits from. Here’s a link to wind blues FAQ's.
|1711 days ago||
A very good newsletter - HGTV-PRO.COM - 10 replies
I’ve been getting this newsletter for some time now. I’d like to share it. Check it out, HGTV-PRO.COM
|1721 days ago||
Our 58th Wedding Anniversary, "All I Need is You!" - 56 replies
Yesterday was our 58th Wedding Anniversary. We spent a fun day celebrating at home. We enjoyed ourselves, making this little slideshow. The song is by Brad Bayley, if you want to hear the whole thing.<div><div><div></div><form><input name=”EmbedSearchBox” type=”text” /><input type=”su...
|1746 days ago||
Attention!! All Guitar Gearheads! - 2 replies
I heard this NPR interview, , & I thought about our family of Lumberjock Guitar Gearheads. Paul Bigsby: Father Of Electric Solid body Guitar~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ He also built, & raced motorcycles.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The Merle Travis custom guitar He made...
|1748 days ago||
Trade secrets newsletter from Stewart MacDonald - 10 replies
I recently subscribed to this newsletter. It’s a very informative site, for all woodworkers, not just for those interested in lutherie.
|1761 days ago||
US-CERT Cyber Security Tips - 6 replies
I’m subscribed to this site. Anyone can subscribe to their security alerts. They come by email about once a month. They usually give some very clear explanations of computer safety. You can subscribe here. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This is the latest alert that I received. Cyber Secur...
|1763 days ago||
My Birthday, It feels great to be "77" - 60 replies
TIME FLIES, WHEN YOU’RE HAVING FUN!
|1788 days ago||
An amazing picture of the inauguration! - 16 replies
Check this out, it’s a gigapixel view of the whole scene. You can zoom in, & find yourself if you were there.Don’t forget to zoom in on the building, & view its beautiful architecture.
|1858 days ago||
I have this book, & I will send it to anyone interested in it, because I won’t be using it. Just send me a Private Message, & I’ll send it to you free. If I receive more than one request, I’ll have to hold a drawing.
|1861 days ago||
New type saw blade, it Sands, & Cuts - 24 replies
This is a video of a new type saw blade. It looks pretty good. Check it out.
|1877 days ago||
It should hit 6000 Lumberjocks today!!! - 7 replies
I’d like to be the first one to welcome number 6000!!!
|1878 days ago||
Hi, For those of you who may be interested, I’m going to share my pattern with you. It may help some of you get a start with woodcarving. Check on this site if you're new at carving, it has terrific free tutorials. You can copy it to any scale you wish, & trace it onto a board of your choice. The first thing to do is est...
|1880 days ago||
Making new Trunnions for bandsaw table tilt. - 12 replies
This is for anyone else who may run into this problem, here’s how I repaired my bandsaw. I mentioned that my old bandsaw had trunnions made out of cheap die cast aluminum, & they both cracked. I didn’t have the saw very long, but it was out of warranty, so I made some new trunnions, but this time I made them out of steel...
|1890 days ago||
Circular saw sharpener! $59.99 - 25 replies
This looks like a pretty good buy, what do you Lumberjocks think? I have a lot of old dull blades hanging around. Does anyone have one of these? Circular saw sharpener.
|1892 days ago||
I’ve got a set of these wooden handled screwdrivers that I’ve had for years. Mine were made by Irwin. This set looks just like my set.One thing nice about these is you’ll have a ready made ferrule. You can cut the handles off, & use them for a cheap handle kit You may be able to find these in your local stores.
|1896 days ago||
Listen to Bob Dylan's latest album free, on NPR - 8 replies
I noticed that there are a few Bob Dylan fans on Lumberjocks. Click here to listen. Bob Dylan grew up in our town of Hibbing, MN.
|1914 days ago||
Some good economic news for a change. - 9 replies
With all of the bad news this past week, something good is happening up here in Northern Minnesota. A company from India had ground breaking ceremonies for a 1.6 billion dollar Iron ore to steel mill. It looks like some of the money leaving the USA is starting to trickle back.
|1914 days ago||
A Shaving Horse plan - 8 replies
Lew just showed us his shaving horse. This is one plan I've been looking at.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ A whole bunch of them on Google.
|1917 days ago||
My old 14" bandsaw is sold. 11/16/2008 - 8 replies
Hi,I sold my bandsaw today. 11/16/2008
|1940 days ago||
There are quite a few good places to learn something about sharpening. I wished there was something like this when I started carving. I’ve even learned some new stuff myself, by reviewing these sites. I’m listing a few of them. Someone else may want to share some tutorials that they know about. This is a very good Vide...