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|833 days ago||
Hey guys, I was perusing my routine WW’ing web sites and found a link that took me to a WGBH artiicle/teaser video about Season 2 of Rough Cut Woodworking with Tommy Mac. It’s kinda neat so I though I should share it with all of my fellow LJ’s. Here’s the link. http://www.wgbh.org/programs/Rough-Cut-Woodworking-Wi...
|921 days ago||
WoodExpo 2012 Call for Entries - 5 replies
Neil Lamens of Furnitology productions posted his video call for entries for the 2012 WoodExpo. I thought I’d share Neils video with you by providing a link http://www.furnitology.blogspot.com/ You can also get information on Tommy MacDonalds web site. http://www.thomasjmacdonald.com/content/woodexpo/ Feel free to ask me ques...
|1117 days ago||
It looks like Tommy MacDonald has expanded his FREE content on his website to provide more “How To” information. There are some cool projects and many helpful tips that might be of use to all of us. You can check it out at the link shown down below. While you are there, feel free to explore the entire website and the 207 Community. ...
|1166 days ago||
LJ Tommy MacDonald's Updated Website - 2 replies
Hey my fellow LJ’s. Tommy MacDonald’s website has gone through some major revisions/updates. You can check it out here.http://www.thomasjmacdonald.com/rough-cut-woodworking/ There is a lot of information about the show, galleries of Tommy’s work, the “Community” tab links to the 207 Forum, and of course there is ...
|1185 days ago||
The “WoodExpo” at the New England Home Show is the brain child of Thomas J MacDonald. What started as a single booth in 2009, then a furniture gathering in 2010, has grown into the 2011 WoodExpo. The 2011 WoodExpo will play a bigger role in the New England Home Show with a juried show featuring finely crafted furniture. The goal of the 2011 W...
|1207 days ago||
The Sawdust Chronicles Does it Again - 0 replies
Through Ricks Blog, The Sawdust Chronicles, we’ve had the opportunity to participate in a few woodworking contests. I’ve only entered one, but it was a blast. Not only did I win some neat prizes (Rockler Bench Cookies and $100 worth of General Finishes products) I received some sincere, accurate and helpful critiques of my work. I...
|1378 days ago||
Major League Woodworking Blow-Out Sale - 2 replies
FYI after the producers at WGBH announcement that they signed Tommy MacDonald to host their new Woodworking show, Tommy has made his remaining inventory of MLWwoodworking DVD’s available at a much reduced price. You can buy both dvd projects (Tool Box and Step Stool) for 40 bucks and 25 individually..He has 100 remaining so please conside...
|1475 days ago||
Gift Ideas for your favorite Woodworker from MLW - 4 replies
Hey folks. I saw this add today on LJ Tommy MacDonalds MLW website today. http://www.mlwwoodworking.com/online-store.html I’m lucky enough to already own the 4-Pak and love it. A couple of other LJ’s have already posted very favorable reviews here. Now is your chance to put it on your Christmas List or get one for a woodworkin...
|1712 days ago||
Hand Crafter Dovetail Layout Tools - 1 reply
Can you see the smile on my face from where you are sitting? This week I ordered my “4-Pack” from Tommy MacDonald @ TChisel.com. The “4-Pack” It consists of a 12” x 2.5” diameter mallet, two layout/paring blocks and a marking gauge with a Hock blade. The paring blocks, mallet and marking gauge are hard ma...
|1802 days ago||
I need some PINE - 1 reply
Sometime we win, some times we loose. Today while I was doing a dry fit of my blanket chest, one of the leg posts split down its entire length. Turns out there was a ‘check’ that ran through it. That having been said, I need a piece of 8/4 pine, 4-1/2 to 5” wide and 30 inches long. If anyone has some laying around that they wan...
|1842 days ago||
Reasons to be Thankful - 4 replies
What more can I say? I’m Thankful for having a loving, healthy family, a garage shop full of projects waiting to be started and good aquaintances at Lumber Jocks. I will you all a Happy Holiday Season with your loved ones. Now, my fellow LJ’s, tell us all why you are Thankful!
|2122 days ago||
Compound Angles for Box Sides - 7 replies
Hello fellow LJ’s. My daughter in law asked me to build her a trapzoidal “cube” to keep our 10 month old grand daughter’s small toys in. I am looking for suggestions on Side Angles (Slope from horizontal) and table saw blade angle and corresponding Miter angle. The box is limited to 18×18 x 18 at the top. Tips on...
|2274 days ago||
2 Face A1 Maple 1" Ply for sale - 2 replies
For anyone interested in 1” A-1 both faces Maple ply, check out this link. I purchased six sheets from Dan this morning. He even threw in some small pieces of the same stock and about a half sheet of cherry. He was easy to work with and provided exactly what he advertised. Have a great day. By the way, if we aren’t supposed to post things ...