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09-04-2011 06:22 PM

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...

08-08-2011 09:24 PM

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.

08-06-2011 01:54 AM

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?

06-17-2011 10:26 PM

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.

05-26-2011 09:53 PM

heads up ridgid 3650 - 1 reply

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

05-17-2011 12:52 AM

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...

04-17-2011 02:18 PM

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

04-08-2011 01:22 AM

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.

04-07-2011 02:42 PM

humidity - 9 replies

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

03-28-2011 01:08 PM

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?

03-19-2011 11:46 PM

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...

03-04-2011 06:51 PM

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 ...

03-03-2011 02:56 AM

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.

02-24-2011 01:50 AM

attention A1Jim - 8 replies

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

02-17-2011 09:23 PM

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.

02-14-2011 11:07 PM

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.

02-10-2011 04:05 AM

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...

01-28-2011 02:28 AM

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...

01-12-2011 03:25 PM

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...

01-02-2011 03:20 PM

HF blade sharpener - 3 replies

Has anyone used this item? Any comments?

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