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10-24-2010 01:03 AM


GUESS WHAT? GUESS WHAT? GUESS WHAT? MY WIFE IS BUYING ME A BAND SAW FOR MY BIRTHDAY! AAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Y’ALL GOTTA HELP ME! I know nothing about picking out a band saw. I want to use it for the following…. Resawing thick wood.Cutting smaller size logs into boards. (The bigger the better!)Making band saw...

10-13-2010 02:45 PM

My new shop design! CHECK IT OUT!! - 12 replies

10-11-2010 05:04 PM

What the,....!?!? - 9 replies

Can anyone tell me if this is an antique or a massed produced import?

10-05-2010 04:23 PM

Different drug problem…………………… - 16 replies

Different drug problem…………………… Editor’s note:The following letter has appeared on the internet and was viewed by many readers. Many felt it would be appropriate for the readers of Avoyelles Parish. The other day, someone at a store in our town read that a Methamphetamine lab had been found in an old farmhouse in the adjoining county and he...

10-03-2010 12:43 AM

What can ya'll tell me about this saw? - 31 replies

Has anyone ever seen a saw like this? What can ya’ll tell me about it?

09-01-2010 05:22 PM

It won't be long now!! - 13 replies

Hellooooo,…Fellow LJ’s! I am (much like scrollgirl) waiting with much anticipation for the beginning of fall. With it brings the colors of the season, cooler weather which is greatly appreciated (especially here in Texas!) and most importantly,…my annual hunting/camping trip that I look forward to from the drive home till the day I can go again....

08-24-2010 03:12 AM

You know it is hot in Texas when.... - 12 replies

You know it is hot in Texas when

08-04-2010 01:18 AM

How HOT can it get!?!? - 48 replies

I don’t know about the rest of you, but I am burning up in the Texas heat! We have had 12 days straight of 100+ degree F. It was 108 yesterday!!! I do all my wood working in my garage. I don’t even want to go out there in this heat! I am afraid the wood will burst into flames!! Not to mention I go through too much beer trying to stay...

07-09-2010 01:34 AM

Intarsia needed for trade - 6 replies

This is the ONLY place in the world that I thought might ever have even the slightest chance of possibly getting this to happen. If you look at my projects, you’ll see that I am a scroll saw guy. I have never done any Intarsia. I have a picture that I have tried to turn into a Intarsia project. I’ve cut some wood and made the atte...

06-29-2010 06:28 PM

Youuuu Whoooo...... Hunters? - 27 replies

I am an avid Deer Hunter. I hunt in Louisiana where I am originally from every year. Opening day is the last Saturday in October. ONLY 123 Days left! Woo Hoo! Are any of you fellow LJ’s hunters and if so, what kind? (Excluding the 2 legged dear).

06-14-2010 07:20 PM

How many scrollers are fellow LJ's? - 33 replies

I have been scrolling for 2 years. My wife bought me a scroll saw for Christmas in 08 and I haven’t looked back. I joined our local scroll saw club called the DFW Scrollers and jumped in with both feet. I’ve come across a few fellow scrollers on LJ, but I’d like to know how may of us there are out there and where you are from. ...

06-13-2010 10:02 PM

WHOO HOO!!! I won 2nd prize!!!! - 13 replies

I didn’t want to re-post this project. But I am about to bust to make everyone aware of the fact that I got 2nd prize in the DFW Scrollers in the “complex fretwork” division of the contest. I entered my Bell Tower Clock I have only been scrolling for two years, so to even place in the contest is a HUGE honor to me!

05-04-2010 10:11 PM

Band Saw Question - 8 replies

I saw a “Steel City Bandsaw” online. Has anyone ever heard of this brand or have one? What can you tell me about it? Also, I want any advice on purchasing a band saw with a 12” Resawing Capacity. Any suggestions, comments or smart arse remarks? :-) All are welcome. Take your best shot…..

04-16-2010 05:26 PM

Crooked Box Lid - 2 replies

Why is it that everytime I hang a box lid with hinges it comes out #*%@ crooked?!? I know there has GOT to be a better way to get it straight! HELP ME UNDERSTAND!

04-05-2010 03:04 AM

Spliiting Wood - 11 replies

As most of you know, the better wood comes in 1 inch or larger thicknesses. I do not have a band saw to split the wood into thinner pieces. I can cut a maximum width of 6.25 inches on my table saw if I cut one side and flip it tail over nose and cut it again. I hate WASTING wood by turning it into sawdust in the planer! Is there ANY WAY to cu...

03-23-2010 05:53 PM

Sandpaper - 18 replies

I know I am not the only one to wonder this!..I can’t be! I have been using sandpaper all my life and have yet to know when to throw away a piece of sandpaper. When does it “Officially” give up the ghost?? From my perspective, it only changes grit. Only when it rips apart in my hand, will I send it to the great sandpaper bin in...

03-11-2010 06:40 PM

Problem with my Dewalt 734 Planer - HELP! - 31 replies

I bought a Dewalt 734 planer and used it for about 3 months on and off. It stopped pulling the wood in and pushing it out the other side. I had to manually push it in one side and reach over to pull it out of the other side. I had bought it at Home Depot, so I took it back. They exchanged it and I got a new planer. I have had it for less than a ...

03-09-2010 09:40 PM

Bandsaw cut for planer work - trade? - 6 replies

I am looking for someone close to Dallas, TX that has a band saw that can split a couple of boards for me. I have a table top band saw that will only cut a 3.5 inch wide board. I am looking for about a 6 to 8 in cut. In exchange I have a planer that I will plane down up to 12 inches wide. If there is a fellow LJ out there in close range of Garla...

03-04-2010 03:51 AM

Contest? - 2 replies

Does anyone know of any LJ contest coming up. I joined recently and came in on the tail end of the last contest. I have been watching the contest tab, but haven’t seen anything. What’s the scoop?

03-01-2010 08:15 PM

Birdseye Maple - 13 replies

Is it just here in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area, or is birdseye maple REALLY expensive? As many others on LJ, I do what I love as a hobby. I am a working stiff and can’t afford to spend a bunch of money on “good wood”. I have always loved they way birdseye maple looked (even before it is made into anything). I recently went to the...

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