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|04-30-2012 10:05 PM||
Feeding My Dreadful Vise Vice - 7 replies
I’d been looking for an under-bench-mounted vise for a long while. Last week, a CL posting caught my eye. A man was selling two Record vises, models 52D and 52ED. I went to look at them and bought both for a total of $90. As far as I can tell, the two models are the same except for the location of the “MADE IN ENGLAND” st...
|04-21-2012 12:14 PM||
Titebond Information - 9 replies
I have an unheated shop in New England. In the cold weather, I always do glue-ups in the house. I use Titebond III. During the Spring and Fall, the temperature is often high enough to glue-up in the shop during the day, but then drops below the recommended temperature at night. In this situation, I haul the piece into the house for the nig...
|04-01-2012 11:40 AM||
Looking For Opinions On Plane Accessory - 3 replies
I am wondering what others think about the value of this new accessory from LV: http://www.leevalley.com/US/wood/page.aspx?p=69302&cat=1,42401 Any ideas would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.
|04-01-2012 08:10 AM||
Anti Gravity Cartoon Gallery - 18 replies
OK, I’ll get the ball rolling!
|01-27-2012 03:13 AM||
Lee Valley Assembly Clamps - 8 replies
I just noticed these clamps on sale at LV:http://www.leevalley.com/US/wood/page.aspx?cat=1,43837,43838&p=68986 I am guessing that these are new and this is an introductory offer. The ViseGrip-like mechanism is intriguing. I am wondering if anyone has any experience using these clamps that they would be willing to share. Thanks. ...
|01-16-2012 08:35 PM||
Fences and More Fences - 11 replies
I thought it was odd that four of the five most recent forum topics were fence-related, and not the kind that you find on a woodworking tool. I guess that I am adding another one.
|01-01-2012 06:37 PM||
Cedar Waxwings - 5 replies
We have some crab-apple trees in our front yard that retain the fruit long after the leaves have fallen. Over the years, our property has become a stopover for the cedar waxwings migrating from the summer breading range in Canada to the winter range in the southern US and as far as South America. The birds appear in great waves and maneuver ...
|12-22-2011 04:27 PM||
LV Free Shipping - 5 replies
I have been filling my LV wish list in anticipation of a free shipping offer. Today is the day. LV has free shipping on orders of $40 or more today through Jan 3.
|09-19-2011 02:37 AM||
Economy Riding Lawn Mower - 5 replies
I came across this on CL:http://boston.craigslist.org/bmw/atq/26053html I mow a large lot with lots of hills and other challenges. But, I am temped to buy this and only use it on the front lawn to see the reactions of the people driving by..
|04-01-2011 01:46 PM||
Another Veritas Innovation - 13 replies
I am wondering if anyone has any experience with this new Veritas product? It sure looks like an amazing tool to add to the collection!
|03-04-2011 03:08 AM||
"Antique Hand Saw" On CL - 3 replies
I wonder if the poster really thinks he is selling an antique saw. I copied the listing here in case it gets corrected soon: this saw has a steel handle and its heavygotta be 150 yoIt would look great above a mantle or hanging on the wall
|12-26-2010 04:30 PM||
Seeking Advice On "New" Tool - 5 replies
We have some wonderful neighbors. Last night they stopped by to visit. They had a gift for each member of our family. The great part of this was that the gifts were all things that they “found around the house” and fit perfectly with our particular interests. (If you saw their house, you would understand how this is possible!) ...
|10-17-2010 03:05 AM||
Over One Million - 2 replies
I see that there have been over a million comments on LJ. When comment number 1,000,000 was posted, I wonder if the lucky LJ’s computer started beeping and flashing? Dr. Evil: “Gentlemen, it has come to my attention that a breakaway Russian Republic called Kreplachistan will be transferring a nuclear warhead to the United Nati...
|10-12-2010 04:00 PM||
Lowe's Drywall Settlement - 0 replies
I noticed a long message at the bottom of the sales receipt that I got from Lowe’s yesterday. It was about a class action concerning drywall. The message included a web site for more information:http://drywallsettlement.info/
|10-02-2010 10:19 PM||
Question On Drawer Fitting - 5 replies
Hello, I am completing a small hanging wall box. There is a lid on top over a small bin. Below the bin, there is a drawer. Without the drawer, it looks like this: I left the drawer just a little tight. Now I am doing the final fitting. I installed the back of the box this morning. After that, the drawer starting having a lot of resis...
|09-23-2010 03:11 PM||
Attention Bentley Owners - 23 replies
I am sure that many of us are affected by this recall :-)http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/results.cfm?rcl_id=10V411&searchtype=quicksearch&summary=true&refurl=email
|09-21-2010 03:45 AM||
Free Shipping From Lee Valley - 1 reply
This applies to orders placed from September 20 to 27 and shipping to Canada or the contiguous United States.
|08-28-2010 03:46 AM||
Shellac Tint - 5 replies
Last winter I made this pine pie safe. i finished it with a mix of amber and clear shellac. I used three parts amber to two parts clear. This summer, I made another pie safe using the same pile of excess shiplap siding from when we had our barn resided. I mixed the shellac in the same proportions. But, this time, it is more of a brown col...
|07-24-2010 03:10 AM||
Hats Off To Rockler - 4 replies
I am once again impressed with the quality of customer service at Rockler. I ordered a set of three plug cutters online. When the order arrived, I was glad to see that the cutters were made in Montana by a company called Montana Brands. I went to the Montana Brands web site to see what other products they offered. Then I noticed that the p...
|07-03-2010 02:45 AM||
I'd Rather Be ... - 7 replies
A few days ago, I was stuck in terrible traffic on my way to work. I spent way too much time behind a car with a bumper sticker saying “I’d Rather Be Flying”. In an attempt to keep my sanity, I tried to think of some such phrases related to woodworking. I came up with a few: I’d Rather Be Boring I’d Rather ...