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|94 days ago||
Jocks' locations - 4 replies
After tonight’s (Tomorrow over there) earth Quake, I ask are you aware of any Lumber Jocks that are from either of the Islands? I think I might recall one from Aukland on the South Island and maybe one from Queen’s Land on the North Island.
|130 days ago||
Band Saw Table - 7 replies
LJ’s Can any of you please advise me? I’ve searched as best I can and have gotten dead ends for an after market cast iron table for my Craftsman 12” band saw, the original, which I still use is extruded aluminum. I’m currently using a plywood over table with a left to right fence groove for a tall re-saw fence bolted ...
|155 days ago||
Tunning a Stanley #92 Shoulder Plane - 5 replies
LJ’s, As an apprentice hybrid woodworker I’m interested in improving my hand tool skills, Thus, I’ve acquired a new Stanley #92 Shoulder Plane, which I am very pleased. However, I’m quite uncertain about an easy and quick way to set/tune the exposure of the iron from the side, when centered it protrudes 0.001 or less ...
|238 days ago||
Free Irwin Clamp from Rocker - 1 reply
LJ’ers The October issue of “Woodworker’s Journal” has an offer for a free 6: SL300 Quick Grpi Clamp with the purchase of a 24” SL300 like clamp @ a price of $39.99 mail order only. These clamps have a very good reputation, but are a little pricy for me as I have plenty of various clamps currently. So, if any one...
|309 days ago||
Marking, Layout, and Measuring - 4 replies
Question from a novice, Please. Do any of you LJ’s find any utility from using the Odd-Jobs-Tool and/or the Point-to-Point layout tools available from Garret Wade or Rockler in your craftsmanship? If so performing which tasks?? I believe the PTP is not suppose to be accurate enough for dovetail layouts. What say ye?
|327 days ago||
Grizzly Tent Sale - 2 replies
LJ’s, Just a quick notice to report that Grizzly Industrial Inc. will hold their Missouri tent sale from 8:00am – 5:00pm on Saturday June, 8 2013. Some of you are interested in scratch and dent savings and don’t receive these notices.
|356 days ago||
Diagonose Table Saw Blade Noise - 10 replies
Brother and Sister LJs, I recently acquired a Freud Premier Fusion, Thin Kerf, 10” table saw blade for my Grizzly G0691 machine. When I think it is securely installed correctly (yes, the outboard balancing washer has a groove for the arbor nut to enter and engage to center everything up and that’s done correctly), I’m hearing...
|420 days ago||
See Most Current Entries on entering a Forum - 5 replies
I receive Forum entries from my LJ Buddies on my E-mail which I usually read before going to favorites and opening LumberJocks/. In either case sometimes, especialls on long threads I get the most current entries on opening a topic which is Super! but, most often I receive the first 15 entries and have to page through those 15 at a time to get ...
|428 days ago||
Resawing Blades - 11 replies
LJ’s I own a Craftsman 12” band saw which I have learned recently to set up and adjust to achieve super cuts, and have re sawn some 3-4” wide boards to less than 1/4” veener strips; however, I am interested in acquiring a better blade than my current Olsen 3TPI 1/2” blade. The Wood Slicer has been recommended in s...
|478 days ago||
Harbor freight Tool Sale - 1 reply
For all you HF tool users and purchasers, Harbor Freight is having a One Day Sale tomorrow, January 2013, sponsering 25% off hundreds of products, many major tools e.g. 16 speed Drill press $299.00, $100.00 off
|491 days ago||
Remove water rings from finished furniture - 12 replies
LJers, I possess a Pub Table of yesteryear. I’m unsure if the finish was a varnish shellac or some other concoction of finish. I’ve cleaned it well with 000 steel wool and Murphey’s soap. It has numberous white and geay rings left from glasses during its previous days of daily use. Please advise on how best or easiest to...
|534 days ago||
Rule Marking Uses - 0 replies
LJ’s, I possess a Rabone Chesterman 36” four fold boxwood rule, No. 1380, that stays in my apron pocket and is in use daily. It’s marked in 8ths, 10ths, 12 ths, and 16ths. I use 8ths and 16ths, but what measuring, marking, or layout operations make 10ths or 12ths proper or useful? I’ve used meteric before and understa...
|579 days ago||
Outdoor Weather finish for Cyprus - 4 replies
LJs, Please give me some suggestions as to a long term finish to apply to a person’s name plate made fron 1 X 14 X 24 Cyprus plank. My wifr and I have used Polyurthathane on pine and fir previously that didn’t last but 5-7 years before it blistered and pealed. Thanks in advance
|614 days ago||
Pressure Treated Lumber NO-NO - 6 replies
Brother and sister Lumberjocks, Just a heads up! Don’t wrap a pressure treated post or plank in an outdoor porject with aluminum sheetmetal. I replaced a support post in our breezeway this past spring and since we’ve had an extremely hot June this summer the wrap of white painted aluminum is now blistering, cracking and popping op...
|626 days ago||
Crematory Urn - 7 replies
Have any of you experienced fine woodworkers constructed/fabricated/assembled/or built a wooden crematory urn suitable foor placing in a niche? I have some general deminsions, but I don’t know how the top fits on or into the carcus. All pictures I’ve seen do not show dovetailed joinery, but appear to be possibly lock miters or lock...