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|1506 days ago||
Brass Knurled Thumb Screw Source?? - 6 replies
I have seen many people building cutting gauges and slicing gauges and I am wanting to do the same. I have located all the supplies I need except for the knurled brass thumb screws. Does anyone know a good source where I can get them? Please help if you can. Thank-you, Jeff
|1556 days ago||
Inlay Template? - 8 replies
Hey all, I have a customer who wants me to inlay the shamrock of Notre Dame into a piece of furniture I am making. I do not own a scroll saw, so I was wondering how one might go about doing this? Anybody have any advise for me? Thanks, Jeff
|1590 days ago||
Don't miss out by not using these folks... - 3 replies
As many might know, I have had a problem with my WWII Saw Blade. Well, I finally got an answer from Forrest and they said it would not be cost effective to send the blade back and have it repaired again. No problem. I went to the internet looking for the cheapest WWII I could find. Then I stumbled upon Librawood. Their web address is www....
|1596 days ago||
Disappointed with Forrest Saw Blades - 20 replies
I had a WWII that for some reason kept hitting my zero clearance insert in my tablesaw on start-up and shutdown. I checked the arbor and trunnion and everything was good. I put 2 different blades on the saw and they did not hit the insert one bit. So, through the process of elimination I came to the conclusion that the blades was bent somehow...
|1843 days ago||
Grizzly 0490 Jointer/Spiral Carbide Head???? - 9 replies
I am in the process of upgrading my jointer and am wondering if the spiral head with carbide inserts is the way to go? This is an 8” jointer and the base model is $775 and comes with 4 blades. The upgraded model with spiral carbide inserts is $1050. Is the spiral head worth the extra money? I know its quieter, but im not sure if the cu...
|1898 days ago||
We are very fortunate! - 1 reply
We have a new member that just signed up. His name is Rob Millard and his work is some of the best I have ever seen. He specializes in Federal Period furniture and I urge you to go see his work. It is truly amazing stuff. Rob also takes time to respond to questions and comments when you send him an email. The best part of it is he does it w...
|1942 days ago||
New High Quality Stanley Planes?? - 5 replies
I thought it was April already as I was rushing through my calender. I guess the word on the street is Stanley is introducing a few “high” quality hand planes to be sold this year. I have attached a link for you. I don’t think I can give up my loyalty to LN or Lee Valley for castings made in Mexico. Just not my cup of tea I...
|2004 days ago||
I have grown to love the winter!!! - 14 replies
Is anyone else starting to dislike summer like I am? What summer means to me and also what summer doesn’t mean to me: 1. Damn grass won’t stop growing! 3 acres2. Poison Ivy on hands again from pulling weeds along fence. (too lazy to retrieve gloves)3. Moss on pond…..Off to Tractor Supply to get more copper sulfate.4. ...
|2026 days ago||
Cherry Flitch Available - 24 replies
Morning Boys and Girls, I have decided that I am going to sell one or two flitches of the cherry logs I cut down last weekend. These logs came from the center of the woods and have no knots or defects anywhere. I will be sawing them next Monday, the 9th. I will be taking pictures of the flitches as I saw them. These logs are once in a lif...
|2028 days ago||
Tough Decision!! - 8 replies
Good Morning All, I have just come across the largest cherry log I have ever seen. The tree is still standing and I have been given permission to cut it down and take it for free! The log is 36” diameter and runs up straight and true up till 60’ without any branches or defects. Its definately a veneer log. Indiana is the venee...
|2083 days ago||
How sharp is sharp enough?? - 14 replies
Evening All, I was wondering, how sharp is sharp enough for chisels and plane blades?? My current process for chisels and plane blades is to flatten the backs to 2000 grit, then create a hollow bevel on the front, and then sharpen the bevel to a mirror polish of 2000 grit on my Worksharp. I then take the chisel or plane blade to my bench gr...
|2100 days ago||
Lumberjocks Blog / Inserting pics?? - 4 replies
Morning all, I have considered making a blog as I have just started a cherry shaker table. I don’t know if I will or not, my photo skills are not great. One question I did have is, how do you attach pics to the blog that are on your computer?? I try to post pics and it asks for the URL?? Can anyone help me? Thanks, Jeff
|2115 days ago||
Turbinaire HVLP System - 5 replies
Hello All, I am considering putting my Turbinaire HVLP on ebay but wanted to check to see here if anyone had a need for one. It comes with the gun, turbine, hose and filters and extra points for the gun. Anyone have a need before it hits ebay let me know. Jeff
|2155 days ago||
Big Ol' Hunk of Cherry - 5 replies
Good Morning to all, I posted this in case someone was looking for the ultimate piece of cherry. I saw my own lumber but I have NEVER came across a piece of cherry like this. I was in my local woodcraft in Indiana last night picking up some sandpaper for my new Worksharp I was lucky enough to get and I saw a HUGE chunk of cherry in the corne...
|2157 days ago||
If we get the checks, what are we going to buy? - 59 replies
Hello All, I thought this would be a fun little post to see what folks might do if the government sends us checks to stimulate the economy. THIS IS BY NO MEANS A POLITICAL POST! I just thought it would be fun to see what tool is #1 on peoples wish list if we got a few extra dollars. If I do get the check, I will be purchasing a LN#6 Fore...
|2173 days ago||
Powermatic 95 Scroll Saw - 7 replies
Good afternoon all, I have a Powermatic 95 Scroll Saw in my shop that is a great dust collector. Does anyone need it? It works just fine and even is the original green color. This model even has the adjustable speed dial. Please let me know if anyone is interested in it.
|2177 days ago||
Hiding a joint that was epoxied together - 2 replies
Good Evening All, First of all, I am pretty new here and I must comment on the nice people here. What a wonderful place. Other forums seem to be more extreme and not as friendly. Ok, now thats over. I am making a maloof low back chair and on the back rest I used epoxy mixed with walnut saw dust to help hide the joint that was just not p...
|2177 days ago||
Woodcraft Customer Service?? - 20 replies
Good Morning All, I just have a little something that has sent me through the roof and I don’t know if I am blowing it out of proportion or not. Here goes. I am making a low back Maloof style chair and its coming along nicely, taking forever, but thats another story. I was using my PC ROS and it just stopped in the middle of sandin...