LumberJocks

DS's Forum Topics

  • Advertise with us
View DS's:homeworkshopprojects (9)blog (22)reviews (0)forum topics (5)buddies (23)favorites (22)activity logWatch
111 days ago

Show me your CNC machine! - 77 replies

Do you own or use a CNC machine?Are you building one? Or have you built one? Here’s your chance to show it off! Here’s the one I’m building This will be a 4-axis machine X,Y,Z and a rotary A axis.Trying my best to afford an automatic tool changing spindle, but, we’ll see how that goes.Currently, I’m assemb...

589 days ago

Sharpening Lathe Tools - 30 replies

I’ve been turning ever since High School shop class. (1978) I’ve always enjoyed it, but I seem to only get to do it when a project calls for turned elements. I’ve had the same Sears Craftsman turning tools for the last 30+ years and they are admittedly in rough shape.(Yes, I know there are better tools, but, the budget and t...

953 days ago

The 3-quart "Gallon" of Milk -- the hidden inflation in this economy. - 51 replies

My wife asked me to pick up a new vacumm cleaner belt at the Target during my lunch break today.Being one of the last few days before Christmas, the crowd was just nuts. Anyways, while I was waiting in line to check out with my single item, I noticed the lady behind me loading her groceries onto the conveyor. She had the oddest milk container...

960 days ago

Options for the Pulse Page - 12 replies

I was just thinking that it might be nice to have some kind of radio button to select which categories to show on the pulse page. I find myself wading past lots of new projects to find forum topics I am interested in. I much prefer to look at projects away from the pulse page where I can see a thumbnail of the project to decide if I am inter...

1003 days ago

Egg Whites as a Sealer - 17 replies

When I built my first violin, the book I was following made a big deal about the finish. How the finish affects the sound quality and how modern finishes can diminish the tone of a violin. There were several cited sources for old-timey recipes for varnish, but what surprised me most was it called for egg whites to be used as a sealer coat prior ...


DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase