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|472 days ago||
Yellow Book - 13 replies
So I used to pay for an ad in my cities Yellow Pages years ago. I never managed a job from all the calls I recieved. I realized they were not interested in me just a cheap price and were going down the list. So I gave up listing my business 3 years ago. Yesterday I get a call from a lady that needs someone to reduce the size of one of her old...
|478 days ago||
So you want to be a Carpenter~film - 10 replies
This film, “The Woodworker,” is fun to watch but I’m old and worked about everyway shown here.
|482 days ago||
My Buddies List, an issue. - 16 replies
I like most of you have a mess of Buddies. As a Buddy I want to see what they’ve posted and responded to. When I go to my Buddy list to see the latest postings I find the list is full of A1Jim welcoming a new LJ’er. I am not at issue to Jim’s welcome to the newbies it’s just that most of all of these yahoos are ROBO Spamm...
|486 days ago||
Dragon Harald Fairhair - 23 replies
I can’t find the poster who led me to this Viking ship site but they did not offer up this link that I hought was an impressive task, building a Viking ship. It is a bit more than any of us might endeavor but if your like me I would loved to have been part of this build. Dragon Harald Fairhair I now know it was OldMarine that did...
|493 days ago||
You know you miss it, don't ya? - 45 replies
Ok I just realized I’m a stupid cr*p junkie here at LJ’s and if your honest you’ll admit it too. Let me explain. While I didn’t participate much in the off-topic discussions,coward, I did regularly check in. I checked in mostly to read the ignorant and often pathetic rants of the active participants,(no offense to a...
|505 days ago||
Have you built a Ukulele? - 13 replies
Just a question to all you guys n gals that have built or attempted to build a ukulele. What was your best source of information?What did you learn not to do next time or when/if you ever attempt it again?What were any jigs that you made?Your wood of choice?Your finish of choice?Written answers are great but so is a picture, of jigs, in p...
|1304 days ago||
Some Good News - 37 replies
In my other post where I was lamenting the state of the economy and my issues I mentioned applying for a a job where they offered me an estimators job. The last meeting was early friday and I had given up hope they’d call. I planned today to call a friend and help him mow lawns. Well I got a call from the owner he’d like me to st...
|1306 days ago||
Tough Times ( Sorry, Long Rant) - 64 replies
Times are tough for us craftsmen. There is so many out of work that the jobs, when they come up, are very low paying. I heard from a cabinet shop owner why he was putting ads for help out even tho he didn’t need help. It seems he felt there might be a few highly skilled people out there like myself who are willing to work for less than ...
|1358 days ago||
REMOVE "talake" SPAMMER! - 5 replies
REMOVE “talake” SPAMMER!
|1403 days ago||
For the Women - 4 replies
My wife I am sure is not alone in hating the Dodge Super Bowl commercial. So here is a much funny and needed retort. edited to say sorry this is the one I meant to posthttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XkBWhrGa9gc
|1407 days ago||
How to be a tough LJ - 110 replies
As a public service I am loaning out my beard. Just copy this image, blow up to your needed size, trim and viola you have an instant manly beard. Jacob this is for you buddy and anyone els who just needs that bit of extra manliness, you know who you are.like chuck Norris… nobody messes with a man with a beard! Please use this beard resp...
|1416 days ago||
Cool Site - 18 replies
This was posted over at Breaktime Classic by JHole. I had to share do the slide show and stay with it a while. Just amazing.http://www.flickr.com/photos/24796741@N05/sets/72157604247242338/show/with/2346008881
|1419 days ago||
Fortress of Solitude - 13 replies
Something to stare out at while planning the next project and looking out for Luthor.
|1423 days ago||
Odd Ways of Our Fathers - 12 replies
When my Dad passed away many years ago there wasn’t many of his tools left about. His illness motivated him to sell most things and keep oddly others. He was a carpenter like his Dad and his Dad’s that were Dad all his life, so no wonder what I do for a living. Of the things left he chose not to sell was a duct tapped box no one ...
|1429 days ago||
FavoriteWeb Sites - 5 replies
I thought I’d share a few web sites I like either to learn, buy or get inspiration. What’s yours? http://www.angelfire.com/ny5/missionguild/index30BuyDirectTilesSinglesFlowers.htmlhttp://www.craftsmanhome.com/http://www.motawi.com/?module=Home http://www.garrettwade.com/http://www.hammersource.com/ http://www.woodworkingchan...
|1438 days ago||
Rowena Hammerschmidt/Jagwah's girly entry - 28 replies
Ok here’s my entry. And trust me I ain’t nothing but au-unnaturel. The wife came home early to help me catch the evening light so it matched my eyes. Notice the quality tools Rowena has, the douglas hammer and Occidential Bags. The last time I was in drag my Momma and two of her sisters tricked me out for Hallowee,n when I was ...
|1448 days ago||
Numerical Palindrome? - 8 replies
Today is the years first numerical palindrome? 01/02/2010 = 0102/20/10 How often does this happen…spooky! Has this ever happened before. DIBS! On the movie rights.
|1458 days ago||
How Stupid is Stupid Enough - 32 replies
I’ve been pretty stupid at times and I don’t mind because it means I’m learning something, and I’ve learned a lot let me tell you. But the square and level post made me think,” Am I stupid enough?” If I was stupeder would I have learned more by now and thus be smarter than I am. Man that’s a ponder.
|1461 days ago||
Things I hate - 5 replies
|1461 days ago||
Funny Sign - 12 replies