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493 days ago

Amazing Antique Desk - 5 replies

The Roentgens’ Berlin Secretary Cabinet. And to think the guy who made this over two hundred years ago did it with hand tools alone

937 days ago

Forums - 9 replies

When I click on ‘Forums’ it no longer comes up showing the 13 forum groups. To see all of the forum groups I now have to click on ‘Show all forms’. It’s no big deal to do this, but just wondering, Is this a new change?

1176 days ago

How about a new 'Forum' - 36 replies

What do you LumberJocks think about starting a new ‘Forum’ for those that are first starting out in woodworking? It might be called ‘Woodworking 101’. When I welcome new members, it seems that a lot of them say that they are just starting woodworking and want to learn more. The first thought that comes to mind is safety, ...

1181 days ago

Search Problem - 4 replies

When I do a search and read through the pages and pick one of the post to view, and then exit out of that post, I am sent back to page 1. Not back to the previous page that I was viewing. Anybody else having this problem. /

1186 days ago

New member adds - 22 replies

I like to welcome new members. I do not welcome all new members, just the ones that I think are real woodworkers. I want to apologize to those real woodworkers that live in the New York area. I have found that 90% of the time, when I see ‘New York’ or ‘usa’ under their name, they have become members just to sell their pro...

1276 days ago

What is the purpose of showing the number of post that each member makes? - 106 replies

I like to welcome new members, and each time I do, it adds to my number of post, which is now over 4000. To some this might look like I am a very active member making all of these great comments. If possible, I would like the number of post not shown for me. What do you other LumberJocks think, keep showing the post or do away with it? Or what?

1326 days ago

Over 800 new members in 3 days - 15 replies

I like to welcome new members to LumberJocks. I enjoy reading what they have to say. In the three days that this site has been reopened to new members there has been over 800 new members. This is great, but I find that I am spending more time welcoming new members and less time checking on what is going on with everything else on LumberJocks. So...

1340 days ago

When to give up woodworking - 49 replies

A friend sent me the following funny photo: WHEN TO GIVE UP DRIVING After a little smile, I thought ‘When should one give up woodworking’?We have all read and seen a ton of post on safety, and the one that stands out is:Your mind is the most important safety factor in your workshop!No mater how good or bad that power tool i...

1386 days ago

sears table saw #28463 - 8 replies

I am thinking of buying this table saw. Any of you LumberJocks have any comments?

1392 days ago

limbs are unsatisfactory for most woodworking - 9 replies

8iowa’s comment on ‘How did this happen’ talking about why a board warped was “This is the reason why limbs are unsatisfactory for most woodworking” A lot of you LumberJocks probably know this. but that is something that I had never thought of. Interresting!

1607 days ago

Looking for advise on selecting a Shopsmith - 4 replies

I have had a woodworking shop all my adult life untill I moved into a condo a few years ago and gave/sold most of my woodworking stuff. I now have sold the condo and brought a mobile home in a retirement park. I am going to build a small sheld for a shop. After reading Heath’s post ‘Shopsmith Mark V Restoration’ I am thinking t...

1635 days ago

Who Do You Welcome As A New Member? - 15 replies

I like to welcome new members. Lately there has been a few new members that do not care about woodworking, but only want to push their product or non-woodworking business. So now, when I view the new member list, if there is not a picture, or comment about themselves I do not make a welcome. I know that I am going to miss a few that just want to...

1655 days ago

Need advise on a project - 3 replies

The Senior Center, where I go to play pool, have 30 or 40 pool cues. Some are in need of repair such as recuting the tenons and replacing the ferrules on the ends. Most are not costly cues. My options are: 1 – Throw those cues away and buy new ones (at least $25).2 – Have them repaired (at least $50).3 – Buy the tool to repair ...

1687 days ago

Calling all Wine Bottle Holders makers - 2 replies

I have seen here a lot of wine bottle holder projects, but not one in the shape of a arm and hand. Let’s see what you LumberJocks can come up with.

1979 days ago

What is a RFID? - 9 replies

I recently read a very interesting article on Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags. RFID’s are fast becoming a means of identifying just about any material object. You probably have been using them. They are used on pet ID tags or under their skin, on EZPass through a toll booth, paying for gas, tagging flight bags, used to track shipping ...

1985 days ago

Cut the tip of your finger off? Grow it back! - 2 replies

This is amazing. To see the video click HERE

2077 days ago

Free Project Plans? - 12 replies

While doing a search, here at LumberJocks, for plans for a Secretary Desk I came upon Paul’s Forum ‘Intellectual Property? Woodworking Plans and Selling’. After a lot of discussion, most everyone thought it best if we did not use someone else plans to make projects to sell unless by permission. My question is: What would be the...

2335 days ago

Bad Comments - 2 replies

As LumberJocks grows larger world wide and becomes well known there will be some people that will want to come in and show off how stupid they are. When that happens what they want is comments back. Don’t do it, don’t waste your time. Just send a note to Martin, to stop it before it grows.

2354 days ago

Shop made URN's - 2 replies

While reading the comments on Jim’s ‘Coffin’ post. Rikkor made a comment about someday making a Urn. I then made a search on ‘Urn’s’ and Andy’s post of his ‘Keepsake Urn’ came up. very nice job and infor. By the way have you checked Andy’s home page, that guy has an interesting work bac...

2356 days ago

Made from scratch or kit - 4 replies

What I like about this site is the various levels of woodworking skills that people have and seeing all of the projects. Some of the projects are very simple and some are just unbelievable. And each one was make by a person that is very proud of the outcome. Some projects was make from ‘scratch’. Others were made from a ‘kit’. You can buy a kit ...

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