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425 days ago

IPhone images fix... - 1 reply

Fellow LJs: Many of you iPhone users understand the issue with uploading iPhone photos to the site. Many of us get sore necks from viewing said images sideways. Just thought I’d share a fix… After taking the photo, do the following… 1.) Open the photo in your Photos app and select the photo in your Camera Roll. 2...

441 days ago

Classic bandsaw help... - 11 replies

Friends: Your help needed. I’ve wanted a bandsaw for a while, but have held off because I want something big to do resawing. I’m planning on building one, however… We are having a neighborhood garage sale today. My neighbor from two houses down has been holding out on me…check this out: Because...

492 days ago

Decisions on a New Backyard Covered Patio... - 12 replies

LJs: Spring break is coming next week, and as a teacher, it’s a great opportunity to knock out whole, large projects. Why not start YET ANOTHER project that I probably will never finish?! Here’s a Sketchup of what I’m planning on doing… As you can see, it’s post and beam timber construction, though th...

541 days ago

Help me make a decision, LJs! - 19 replies

Okay, I’m close to finishing a reading table I have been building my wife for Christmas (yeah, I know) and I’ve come down to one last decision. Your opinions are wanted! See below… Obviously, Greene and Greene. I have been planning on adding ebony plugs on the table top. The top itself is framed in bridle joints,...

542 days ago

How many of you guys are not real... - 11 replies

...just in case I want to have a romantic relationship with any of you?

590 days ago

Hardware choice for humidor? - 5 replies

Friends: I am getting close to finishing up my first humidor. It is dimensioned to hold approximately 225 cigars, which is a box of approximately 15” x 10” x 7” exterior dimensions. Stock for the sides is 1/2”. It will have a frame and panel lid, so it will sit directly on the box top, meaning that the Spanish ceda...

604 days ago

Who needs a truck? - 36 replies

I do. At least according to the guys at Brazos Hardwoods, my stop on the way home from work today. Actually, they didn’t say I needed a truck, but they did say, through giggles and grins, that my car was the “worst wood hauler in the world.” Equal parts embarrassed and proud, conflicted as I was, I announced, “Yeah...

613 days ago

Motor choice for home-made bandsaw... - 7 replies

Okay, LJs: The recent postings about home-made bandsaws made me look more closely at Matthias’ site and videos, so I have purchased those plans and will probably give it a go! I will probably opt for a 3hp 220v motor. Matthias told me via email that he thinks 2hp is enough, but the design should be fine with 3hp. I want the extra ...

621 days ago

Minimax S45 on Craigslist question??? - 15 replies

LJs: It looks like I have the inside track on a Craigslist bandsaw here local to me. It is a yellow Minimax S45 which the owner says is around 11 years old. He says its almost perfect, never seeing much use. $450. Now, here is the kicker…he claims it has a 5hp 220v single phase motor. Now, I know this is possible if he had the...

623 days ago

Plumbing advice... - 8 replies

LJs: I’m designing the space beneath the sink in my new wet bar cabinets and would like to offset the tailpiece to put the p-trap in the back. This would give me space for an extra drawer. I’ve seen some expensive offset drain tailpieces, but I wonder if anybody has tried piecing something together with regular PVC? Perhap...

636 days ago

Glass choice for wet bar project - 5 replies

LJs: My blessed saint of a wife gave me the components for a kegerator for my birthday. Therefore, I’ve ripped out my current 80’s version of a completely mirrored wet bar (in a 4 ft. wide alcove) and have installed the mini-fridge conversion (two 1/6 barrel kegs…woot!) with a new slate-covered counter top with the old sink...

689 days ago

Thickness Sander Gloat - 5 replies

Okay, it’s been a while since I’ve posted, but I’ve never had a chance to really gloat about something… Won this on eBay tonight: Performax 22-44 Pro Been looking for a faster way to do cabinet doors, thinning veneers, and thicknessing guitar parts. I have to drive 200 miles to pick it up, but I’m thinkin...

1038 days ago

Top 10 list - Most used tools! - 36 replies

Let’s have a little bit of fun here… Your job is to list your top 10 tools (power, hand or stationary) in order of frequency they are used. Feel free to explain yourself…do you use a tool because it is truly useful to you compared to others, because it makes you feel a certain way, or because you look twice as attractive to...

1087 days ago

Calling all PRL-V2 owners...help! - 4 replies

Received my new PRL-v2 router lift last month. This is the Bench Dog version which is slightly smaller than the regular version and fits into my Bench Dog table extension on the TS. After finally getting the lift wrench, which they failed to pack with the lift, I’m ready to have some fun, right? Well, actually no. I have to level...

1090 days ago

AC unit recommendations? - 10 replies

LJs: I will be redoing my garage shop electrical soon, and in the process I will insulate for better temperature control. Being in Texas, obviously it would have been nice to ALREADY HAVE this done (!) but, alas!!! The nice thing is that my wife said that if she can finally park on one side of the garage then I can put in an air conditio...

1199 days ago

In need of a shoulder plane! - 6 replies

Friends: I find myself in need of something that you might traditionally call a shoulder plane. As much as I like my cheap Stanley block plane, I’m thinking of just getting something like the Lie-Nielsen Rabbet Block plane, which would serve double-duty by not only replacing the Stanley, but also give me the “shouldering” ...

1284 days ago

CL alert in DFW area... - 0 replies

For those interested, here is potentially a good deal for those who need a table saw and are in the Dallas area.

1295 days ago

Head's up...DW735 planer deal - 1 reply

Thought I’d let all LJs know that I came across a new DW735 online at www.smallparts.com with free 2-day shipping for $495. I placed my order…so if you’ve been looking for one, this is about the lowest price I’ve seen it in quite some time. Link here

1328 days ago

Aftermarket riving knife and blade guard??? - 3 replies

Friends: I have a 1992 Unisaw, which I love. But it came bare of any safety features like a riving knife and blade guard. I wonder if anybody has experience with after-market equipment? Would love your advice! Likewise, would anybody know if the new riving knifes for Unisaw are backwards compatible? Thanks!

1676 days ago

Craigslist alert for DFW - 1 reply

Hard to beat this deal for an old Unisaw: http://dallas.craigslist.org/ftw/tls/1501805539.html

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