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|195 days ago||
Pie Cooling Racks - 4 replies
Hi All,I’m re purposing whats left of some Teak wood outdoor furniture and want to build a pie cooling rack. I’m looking for some design ideas for a 3-4 pie cooling rack that stands upright on the counter. I have 3-4 chairs that are on the order of a dining room chair. So there are some round, flat and curved pieces there. Then th...
|388 days ago||
Cordless electric lawn mowers - 6 replies
Has anyone here have a cordless mower? If so what are your experiences with them and what brand do you have? I only intend to be using it for areas that my rider is unable to get to. I’m anal about keeping my grass short so it won’t be used for heavy use. Any advice will be helpful.
|575 days ago||
Can't believe my lucky day today - 4 replies
Can’t believe how lucky a day can be sometimes. Today I went to see a friend an give him some advice on some home repairs he was doing. When I got there he was cleaning out his garage and off to the side he had started a scrap metal pile to be hauled off this afternoon. I asked him if I could look in his pile to see what I could find. The ...
|596 days ago||
Another Collection Addition - 4 replies
I’m not a yard sale type person and with the colder weather creeping in, I need a new coat for the winter months as I have grown, in girth. LOL Anyway I didn’t find a coat, but did come across a pleasant find to make the morning worth while. I picked up this Stanley NO. 5 that needs some TLC for 5 bucks.
|598 days ago||
Building an Ancient Egyptian Ship - 1 reply
Thought maybe others would be interested in seeing how an Egyptian ship was built by hand using pieces like a puzzle held together with mortise and tenon joinery. http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/tv/Nova/9993/1736936711/Building-Pharaoh-s-Ship/videos
|669 days ago||
Question About BLO - 6 replies
I was reading a book on Shaker finishes regarding Boiled Linseed Oil. They mentioned how it was thinned with Turpentine and adding 2 tablespoons of vinegar per pint. My question is what is the purpose of adding vinegar to the thinned Boiled Linseed Oil?
|691 days ago||
Blade Holder for Scroll Saw - 6 replies
Need to replace the blade holder on my Craftsman scroll saw. While it doesn’t classify as an old wood working machine, I’ve refrained from going to OWWM first. I can get most of the parts for the scroll saw from Sears.com except the blade holder. Its model No. is 315.216360 and the part no. is 980119-001. So my question is where do y...
|707 days ago||
Peach Tree Root - 2 replies
My peach tree died and had to be removed. I cut off the branches and dug around the root to pull the rest of the tree from the ground. I plan to use this for a couple of projects. One of those projects is to clean up the small root ball part of the tree and turn it on the lathe.Since I consider myself a beginner at turning. The question is what ...
|710 days ago||
Underground Air Line - 12 replies
I finally got my 60 gal. Air Compressor out of storage and moved into the 10×12 shed that it will be housed in. I will be running a 220 line from the shop to the shed for power and plan to bury the Air Line with the conduit for the power. I have some 1” galvanized pipe I thought might be a good candidate for underground Air Line and f...
|763 days ago||
advertising banners - 10 replies
Went to do a search on shop made tool holders and when I get to the bottom of the page to go to the next page is an advertising banner preventing you from going to the next page. Now I understand the need to advertise but does anyone think you are going to give them a look when it prevents one from continuing their search? This is very frustrati...
|832 days ago||
Rasp and File Sharpening - 17 replies
Has anyone heard of sharpening old rasps and files using vinegar or other mild acids. If you have was it worth the effort. I’ve heard that when using vinegar you need to immerse the rasp or file for 24 hours.
|850 days ago||
Rockwell Blade Runner - 6 replies
Has anyone seen or tried out this saw from Rockwell?http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z1Xz25lmeC0Just seen this today Rockler has it for $180.00
|853 days ago||
Flag Button VS. Block Button - 33 replies
Now that we have 2 options to deal with offensive postings, which do you think is the better option. Myself I find the Flag button a better option as it lets the administrators be aware of potential problems occurring in posts. As it would allow administrators to either close a topic or delete an offensive posting. So what are your thoughts and ...
|871 days ago||
Symbols - 15 replies
Hi All,I have a problem understanding what these symbol things mean or say. I’m not a texting person so I have problems when people post things like :;-><*^#!. I hope I didn’t say anything bad here, but I guess I’m just old school and not up with code breaking lingo. Is there somewhere I can go to get a run down on what the...
|898 days ago||
What A Trip It Has Been - 9 replies
Hello fellow Lumber Jocks,What a trip it has been touring Lumber Jocks shops. A 117 wonderful pages of shops we have. Its taken me 4 days to check out all the shops posted. A wide range of shops from closet size shops to extreme large shops. As well as the really messy shops to some really clean shops. All of which had something to offer everyon...
|942 days ago||
Cam Feeds - 4 replies
Don’t know if I’m missing something here or maybe something that needs to be brought up. With all the fine features of Lumber Jocks, I was wondering if there is a Live cam feed of LJ’s working in their shops. This would be an interesting feature to have for those who like to watch others work or to show themselves in the shop w...
|995 days ago||
Woodworking things to see near Denver - 1 reply
Planning trip near Denver,CO the beginning of October for the weekend. Will be going from Oklahoma through Kansas into CO. and returning from CO. through New Mexico into Oklahoma. Are there any woodworking sites to see while en-route or on the return, or any LJ’s that may like to meet, running a weekend trip to see family. Want to make th...
|1036 days ago||
Just Wondering - 9 replies
I was just wondering if there are any sick twisted LJ’ers like me who watch old movies just to check out the woodworking and furniture used in a movie.
|1050 days ago||
Happy Independence Day - 2 replies
Happy 4th of July to all you LJ’ers.Remembering all the great men who fought to make us a free nation and the brave men who fight to keep us free. Enjoy your Independence Day and be safe.
|1085 days ago||
Sucked in Again - 6 replies
Well what can I say, I played the Tool Lotto again. Went to one of our local stores here, which is one of our Saturday morning rituals after having breakfast. They were having a Memorial Day weekend sale so my buddy and I checked it out. I will admit that I have been good about staying away from off brand sales regarding tools. But got bit by th...