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|11-20-2015 07:12 AM||
Stainable wood filler - 6 replies
What is the best stainable wood filler YOU have used?I’ve used several that I have been able to stain but none of them are as good as I would like.Sometimes I use it to match the wood and sometimes I use it in a contrasting color as in the worm wood in the photo.I usually use an alcohol based dye but it never quite comes out/fills well/san...
|02-23-2015 11:00 PM||
Turning blanks or possible veneer blocks - 5 replies
I’m trying to help a friend and save some beautiful wood from the firewood pile.The property owner (a struggling young man) Has already harvested a few big leaf maples and is cleaning up the property and my friend and I have been allowed access to firewood.My problem is that there is quite a bit of wood that was rejected for guitar blanks ...
|12-31-2012 11:34 PM||
Sealing a garage door - 32 replies
Anyone have ideas or product links to seal a garage door?16’ insulated metal garage door. It still leaks huge amounts of warm/cold air. It does have the usual “rubber” seal/stops. I am hoping to find something to stop the drafts that get by the seals. I plan on adding some foam board to the panels but I really need to find bett...
|12-03-2012 07:16 AM||
Perceptions - 8 replies
Ever noticed how much color influences perception?Two boxes. Take a look at the photos and let me what you think about relative size?“View 1, “View 2, #1 is the on the left, #2 is on the right.
|11-18-2012 09:52 PM||
The way the website works? - 11 replies
Is there any way that the way the website works can be changed? IE—When I click on a link within an email sent to me.I click on the link to view a page concerning my “likes” etc, before I can add a comment I have to sign in, (not a problem), then i have to go back in the “history” and then refresh the the page I wa...
|10-22-2012 04:58 AM||
Score. Gloat. What now? - 7 replies
I received an early birthday present from a new friend up here in Cushman!Quite a score really, now I have to figure out what to make of it.Genuine Philippine Mahogany – 3 7/8” thick, 11 1/2” wide and 5’ long! Oh yeah! Meet my 14 mo. old Lab/Pit Rocky!He is a woodworker too! He can turn just about any wood into too...
|05-27-2012 06:14 AM||
A good laugh! - 6 replies
A brand new friend that I met through my yard sale is a frustrated woodworker!So he turned to humor like most of us!Check out his cartoons!Please check out his woodworkers Laugh website if you wood! LOLI believe he has a ton of potential in that he likes working wood AND has a funny bone to boot!Here he is! CLICK HEREI really hope you will enjo...
|05-26-2012 02:16 AM||
Does anybody know what this old tool is? - 6 replies
Other than it being an old shaper that is. (I already knew that!) :)The label is gone, but it looks like it was green, gold and red.Any information would be appreciated. We would like to know brand, year and possible value. Someone had it in a yard sale and no I didn’t buy it, I don’t have room!
|04-24-2012 09:04 PM||
Why?? - 7 replies
Why would any mfg of chairs etc. do something like this? You can see the tenon in the frame of this chair seat, and the two holes/gap/voids – whatever you want to call them. On the right the void is caused by the difference between the tenon length and the depth of the mortise, on the left by the screw they installed to help hold the se...
|04-04-2012 07:48 PM||
Thinking about doing the craft etc show scene? - 5 replies
Here is a YouTube video by Hans Meier about craft shows and fairs for anybody that might be interested!
|03-27-2012 06:20 PM||
Trend T4 Plunge router on sale - 0 replies
Anyone looking for a smaller plunge router?Peachtree Woodworking Supply has a sale going on the Trend T4, $79.99 sale price, regular price $114.99!Key Code TRT4 I bought mine about 6 months ago and am very happy with it!
|11-21-2011 07:24 AM||
Has Anyone else ever seen this knife?? - 7 replies
I have a knife meant for carving. I need to find more blades for it and I know I have seen it somewhere??I think I saw it somewhere related to Lumberjocks but cannot remember where nor can I find it in any “past” search! My father used it in his leather carving!Any help would be appreciated!
|11-11-2011 11:41 PM||
FinishingFinishing RxWood IQCountertop IQCabinetmaker/FDMModern WoodworkingWoodwebAnd a free cabinet software program from Thermwood with lots of info and resources! Lots of information available from industry members.To post questions etc you will need to register.I believe there are a ton of folks here on LJs that can help with questions we...
|11-01-2011 09:48 PM||
Use of no-added-formaldehyde (NAUF) wood products can sometimes cause discoloring of exotic veneers. Use of no-added-formaldehyde (NAUF) particleboard and MDF wood products can sometimes cause discoloring of exotic veneers, according to www.buildinggreen.com. The site has received reports from design teams that have encountered performance is...
|10-15-2011 11:28 PM||
Carving for the novice! - 16 replies
If anyone out there can help it has to be someone here at Lumberjocks!I am working on a Christmas gift for friends and I could use a little guidance!A sign for the new fence and the theme is OLD and Weathered plus a bunch of love. I will call it “My Honeybears” The background;My neighbors love old and weathered “stuff” I ...
|10-11-2011 09:29 PM||
Cool Drill and Driver Set, Low price! - 2 replies
I just saw the new advertisement from Tool King! Makita drill/driver kit at Tool King.Too bad that when I bought mine they were still too new for reconditioned kits to be on the market.I really love mine for in-the-shop use as well as on-site stuff!Light weight, batteries last quite well considering the size, and the impact driver will handle 3...
|03-19-2011 12:27 AM||
Preserving weathered wood!? - 2 replies
I have a piece of an old stump that I not only want to preserve but also “embellish” for a friend to hang on her new “privacy” fence.Weathered wood and “old stuff” is a big thing here!What I am asking all of you is for ideas, comments etc on the preservation aspect.I have used and like to a degree is a Minwax ...
|03-19-2011 12:15 AM||
Preserving weathered wood!? - 2 replies
I have a piece of an old stump that I not only want to preserve but also “embellish” for a friend to hang on her new “privacy” fence.What I am asking all of you is for ideas, comments etc on the preservation aspect.I have used and like to a degree is a Minwax product# that is a single part wood “hardener” Is t...
|03-02-2011 08:09 PM||
Giveaways - 4 replies
First of all I hope this is the right forum (not just about tools) but because it is mostly about tools this was the best fit?!Here are three giveaways (sweeps or contests) that I came across today! We could all find a use for new tools right? General Tablesaw! Jet Tools shop makeover! From Popular Woodworking Win a day with Tommy Mac...
|02-17-2011 09:01 PM||
US Pricing Guide for Hardwood Lumber - 1 reply
I am posting this link in case some of you are not aware of it. It may help if you were wondering what you paid (or are planning on paying) for lumber is fair and normal for your region. WOODWEB is also a good place to source lumber in your area. Check it out here.