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|343 days ago||
Lumber ID - 18 replies
Can anyone help Monte and I ID these logs. We picked them up from a lady’s yard in Sioux Falls, SD yesterday. Unfortunately I don’t think that either myself or Monte actually took a picture of the tree that it cam from. It was a big tree and most of it was still standing for the time being. We milled a decent amount of wood yesterday...
|419 days ago||
Hello fellow LJ’s, I want an older Stanley or similar wheel marking gauge and I stumbled across this lot, but I don’t need the butt gauge or trammel point (and vaguely know what they are used for). From the prices that I’ve seen it seems reasonable. I figured I’d throw it on here in case anyone is looking for something...
|429 days ago||
Help making drawer dividers - 8 replies
I am making a sort of toolbox. It will have two drawers with a top that opens with another area to store things. I am having very little luck in finding methods on creating drawer dividers. I would like to line them with velvet or leather or something along those lines to keep things from making to much noise when being transported. How do yo...
|436 days ago||
Quick help - Fulton double end plane value? - 7 replies
I’m having a hard time finding much info on a nice Fulton double end plane. It’s in good condition, asking $32. I am at the antique store right now. Posting this from my phone.
|452 days ago||
Sawmill locations - 3 replies
As I started more serious woodworking not so long ago, one of my biggest struggles as an amateur was to find good, cheaper than box store, hardwood (local sawmills). So lets post local (to you) sawmills here to make it easier for everyone and maybe we will discover some new ones along the way. Lets try and work with a format. STATECITY/...
|465 days ago||
My aunt sent me pictures of this, she says it’s a plant holder of hers. I have not seen it in person, just wanted to share it with everyone as I think that it is fairly unique, at least I’ve never saw one (not that I’m an expert of any sort). I’m not sure if it’s from a single piece but it would be very impressive. ...
|500 days ago||
Please help me ID this TS - 27 replies
On Craigslist. The gentleman cannot get to his saw to give me the model # due to a recent hospitalization. All that I know is that it is a Delta that he says he bought it new about 15 years ago, he also said, when I asked, that it is problem free . $100 and a 90 mile drive. Worth it? I’ve been scouring CL for a good time now looking for a ...
|513 days ago||
Tablesaw help - Direct Drive Vs. Belt Drive - 6 replies
I am in the market for a good used TS with a bigger cast iron top. Can someone please give me their opinions on direct drive vs. belt drive tablesaws? The only thing that I’ve heard is that belt driven is quieter (I have a cheap small direct drive, sounds like a jet). Is one recommended over the other? Thanks for helping!
|553 days ago||
Bench Help (Vise opinions, size) - 1 reply
I’m looking to start building a new bench next week, about 2’x8’. I want a large twin screw style vise on the front and something on the end to use for dog holes down the length of the bench and for clamping of course. I am not going to get the twin screw, I am just going to get two Lee Valley (single) Tail-Vise Screws and use ...
|673 days ago||
BLO Vs. Tung Oil - 13 replies
Learning more about finishing every day LJ’s. I am just going to start experimenting with BLO and began to think, why not Tung oil? In fact…what is the difference? Any input on the Pros and Cons of both and what to use to finish over them will be much appreciated From what I understand, I should at least use oil on oil (e.g. BLO a...
|792 days ago||
I have a 42×18 x 1 3/8” piece of Myrtlewood and a 52×14 x 1 1/8” piece of Walnut with live edges that I’d like to make into a coffee table that stands at 18” high to the top of the table. The Myrtlewood is to be the top. I was thinking two wide (14”) Walnut legs. I will use all the live edges on one side. ...
|814 days ago||
Rockwell/Delta 6" Jointer (1968?) - 6 replies
Just bought my first Jointer. It is a Rockwell/Delta 37-220 6” jointer in need of some elbow grease. The Serial number is EC8977 which I believe is from about 1968. Seems as if everything works, blades look decent, lots of rust on the bed, enclosed base, missing back cover, missing out table lock knob, rust. From my first take with a stand...