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|2092 days ago||
Enough Said! - 32 replies
Is this real?
|2154 days ago||
Vacuumclamp - Canuckdon's Recommendation - 6 replies
Reading Bob Morris' post on the vacuum clamp that he made, reminded me of the vacuum clamp that I use. Dean Bielanowski has written a thorough review of this product here. It’s inexpensive, works exceptionally well, has no moving parts and leaves no marks on your workpiece. As long as you have a shop compressor, it’s the best ...
|2176 days ago||
THANK YOU MARTIN / MARC - 10 replies
Martin, two days ago a lovely new LumberJocks/Woodwhisperer T-shirt arrived in the mail. Yesterday, a Powermatic T-shirt, two Powermatic carpenter pencils, and a Woodwhisperer Coffee Mug arrived in the mail. These were for my shop video entry. Wow! I am wearing the T-shirts (one at a time) already, and somehow, the coffee tastes so much bette...
|2195 days ago||
Triton SuperJaws Review - 11 replies
Here’s another great Aussie tool that I have been using in my shop for about four years. There are times that no other clamping device but this unique tool from Triton meets will do the job. Read this excellent review on the Triton SJA200 here at Online Tool Reviews.
|2205 days ago||
HTN Gordon Planes - 7 replies
One of the early tool purchase decisions that I made when setting up my woodworking shop was to purchase some really top traditional wood planes. I was directed to the HTN Gordon web site. I then met Terry Gordon at the annual woodworking show in Melbourne. He kindly took the time to answer a bunch of my ‘novice-questions’ wit...
|2293 days ago||
TS Aligner - 8 replies
Do any LumberJocks use this tool. I’m going to be in Canada soon, and thought that I might purchase one of these.
|2304 days ago||
Making the Jerrjens Mini-Cyclone - 26 replies
In one of my early blogs, I made reference to the dangers inherent in inhaling wood dust. Over the years, I’ve concluded that any small particulates that find their way into the lungs are a health hazard. We all know the risks to ones health from smoking, airbourne asbestos, coal dust, etc. And the claim is made by some that some species of wood...
|2314 days ago||
Thot You'd Like This One - 14 replies
|2322 days ago||
Who's Online? - 9 replies
There are times when I’m blogging on LumberJocks that I would like to know how many members are online and who they are. I post to another woodworking forum that shows all members by nickname who are currently online. This is often very helpful because it allows members to “chat”. However, I suppose that feature is becoming ...
|2325 days ago||
Tuning the Bandsaw - 14 replies
This is an article that has been worked around a bit and was in a woodworking club newsletter that I used to edit. I’m sorry that I can’t recall the origin of this article, but there is as much of me in it as the original author. I’m being up-front in stating that although I’ve modified it considerably, it is not all my w...
|2332 days ago||
Amazing Aussie Woodart - 4 replies
Here’s one of the most amazing woodart sites I know of on the web. There’s no need for me to comment, just have a look. There’s a lot to see at this site, so explore it throughly.
|2343 days ago||
Self-Impossed Boundaries - 2 replies
I purchased my first woodworking equipment in August ‘01 which was my entry into woodworking. So I’ve only got five years of woodworking experience under my belt. There is just so much more to learn and to attempt. In my mid forties I made a phenomenal personal discovery. Most of the limitations I faced in life were set by me. The many things...
|2345 days ago||
Editing Errors - 9 replies
When I comment on a member’s post, I miss not being able to edit my spelling and grammatical errors after posting. You know what it’s like; you read and re-read your post before committing – but damn, when you do, the errors just jump off the page. Would it be possible to have an “edit” option stay on the poster&...