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1088 days ago

kudos to woodcraft - 5 replies

Went to WC this morning(35 miles one way) to buy some new blades for my bandsaw.(osluns on sale) Checked online and they were to have 2 in stock for my saw. Got there and they were no where to be found. Instead they offered me a Timberwolf for 25% off . Needless to say I jumped on that. They have a disclaimer on their website that says you shou...

1115 days ago

Don't forget to vote when the time comes. - 10 replies

When the time comes don’t forget what those sorry s.o.b.s in Washington did for the workingman. All of them should be looking for a job after the next election.

1118 days ago

R1100 Makita Router - 2 replies

I’ve had this router for about 5 years and use it almost daily. Lately when I turn it on the soft start is okay but then it “pulses” before “calming down”. It never did this beforeso the question is.. anyone else had this problem and can it be rebuilt(does it need to be?) or is it headed for the junk yard?

1167 days ago

The new Popular Woodworking(#191) August - 13 replies

There isn’t any place to put(coffee shop) this so I decided on this section.Has anyone had time to read the new PW and do they have any comments on any “particular” article?I just want to know if I’m the only one out here.

1189 days ago

heads up ridgid 3650 - 1 reply

ridgid 3650 on craigslist today 5/26, 250.00 pic looks good.(not mine just passing this on)

1199 days ago

ALERT! USACABINETHARDWARE - EVERYTHINGDIRECT - 11 replies

USAcabinethardware DBA Everything Direct I ordered hinges parts from this company almost 3 weeks ago. After I sent 2 emails requesting status I got one that stated the order would be shipped last week.As of today (Monday 5/16) nothing nada. This was charged to my credit card the day after I placed the order(4/28). Their “customer servic...

1228 days ago

craigslist FYI - 2 replies

Here’s a lttle number I found on CL I thought was interesting. Looks like a worthy endeavor.www.viablelumber.com

1238 days ago

wood river planes - 4 replies

Does anyone have any comments on the Woodriver Side Rabbit plane that Woodcraft sells? It converts to a bull nose which is particularly appealing to me.

1238 days ago

humidity - 9 replies

What percent do you consider being too high to varnish a piece?

1248 days ago

STAND BACK!!!! - 4 replies

I actually found USA made 3/4 birch plywood at HD today. Stamped right on the edge made in USA. Will wonders never cease?

1257 days ago

Tampa Wood Show 2011 - 12 replies

I just came back from my second day . I can only give this show about 3 stars. I have been going to this series of showes for 5 plus years and it seems to get poorer every year.First year I went it(Columbus Ohio) was shoulder to shoulder for three days straight. Lots of vendors(and a bargain or two) Next year it wasn’t as much and going do...

1272 days ago

TAMPA WOOD SHOW - 13 replies

The Tampa wood show is the 18,19 and 20th of March. I have sent out a number of Emails to people that inititally expressed interest in maybe a get together after the show, however the response was not to good.I propose (as suggested by others) that about 3 o’clock on Saturday any LJ’ers interested could just meet in the lobby of the ...

1274 days ago

good information FYI - 2 replies

FYI, Hardwoodinfo.com (go to hardwood basics on the web page) has some very good information about various woods properties and availability.

1281 days ago

attention A1Jim - 8 replies

How about an update on your son? Is he getting along okay?

1287 days ago

LJ's toolbar - 11 replies

Anyone know how to get rid of it after you have loaded it on your computer?I cannot find any uninstaller or even a listing for it other than on the t/b.

1290 days ago

And the winner is...... - 20 replies

I am going to buy a new drum sander, either the Jet 16/32 or the Grizz 458(18/36) I’ve read all the reviews on LJ and other places and since I can’t afford both of them thought I would ask….If you were going to buy one tomorrow which would you buy?I’m serious about this.

1294 days ago

Question for drum sander owners - 6 replies

I’m doing my homework on drum sanders and here’s the question. Everyone I look at(brand doesn’t matter) state not to use for edge sanding. Now , how narrow are they talking? what about table legs etc? I’m aware of “batching” items but suppose I want to run a single item say 1-1/2”? What’s the conse...

1308 days ago

OK,I brought it on myself!!! - 4 replies

Built mommie a computer desk from plans out of a WW magazine. UNFORTUNATELY, I made the mistake of buying some chinese plywood from HD. I sanded it(100,120,150 and no, I did not go thru the veneer)Minwax prestain then I stained it(minwax) let dry for two days…minwax clear poly top coat….....now the problem…several sections of t...

1323 days ago

Stand design - 2 replies

I sent this idea to Delta and never heard a word from them.I’m a retired pipefitter and we used “tripod pipe stands” with a screw adjustment on top which made fitting up weld joints precise . Point being this would make it easier to set up a stand for outfeed/infeed without the hassel of trying to match the height of the saw t...

1333 days ago

HF blade sharpener - 3 replies

Has anyone used this item? Any comments?

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