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|1522 days ago||
Lee Valley Cares about Customer Satisfaction - 6 replies
When was the last time a store or tool company refunded your money for a bad product, before you know it was a bad product? That’s what happened to me today. Back in January I pre-order a new product that Lee Valley Tools was just releasing, their Thread I.D. ™ (Nut & Bolt Identifier). I finally received it last week complete with its lit...
|1659 days ago||
Dilo Fenandino Announces Exhibition of His Work - 2 replies
I just saw on Highland Woodworking's Wood News Online that our friend and fellow LumberJock, Dilo, is having a solo exhibit of his beautifully crafted baroque pieces. Please join me in extending our congratulations to Dilo for such a well deserved honor. Best of luck to you, Dilo!
|1703 days ago||
Rigid R4511 Table Saw Recall - 1 reply
While trying to help out another LJ, I came across a recall notice for the Rigid R4511 Table Saw. I thought I would post the information here so that it doesn’t get lost in another posting. The following are some excerpts from the notice. For Immediate ReleaseAugust 19, 2009 Ridgid Table Saws Sold Exclusively at Home Depot Recall...
|1718 days ago||
Article on Selling Woodworking - 6 replies
Has anyone read Andy Glantz’s article, “Selling The Experience” in the new issue of “Woodwork”? If so what did you think of the article? I’m not asking anyone to go buy the magazine. But, if you have read the article, I would be interested in your thoughts about it. I’m not a professional woodworke...
|1742 days ago||
New SketchUp Plugin for Designing Cabinets - 6 replies
I just came across this plugin and thought that there may be some LJs that would be interested. The link below is for a cabinet designing plugin for SketchUp. It seems to be currently in the development stage and set up for metric measurements but, the author is asking for feedback and suggestions. Take a look at the link and the video and ...
|1785 days ago||
I know this information was posted on the forums many months ago but I thought it might be a good time to bring it up again since there seems to be an increasing number of new SketchUp users. If your new to SketchUp or LayOut and think a Quick Reference Card that you can print out and keep handy would be helpful, you can find them here: Sk...
|1921 days ago||
Need Help Creating Curved Surfaces In SketchUp - 6 replies
I have already made this drawer pull for my drill press cabinet and now I want to create an SU model of it for future reference. The pull is curved along its length, width and thickness of the top portion of the pull. I have tried for 3 days now to figure out how to do this curved top in SU with no luck. Any, and all, help would be greatly ap...
|1931 days ago||
Woodworking Plans - What's Good? - What's Bad? - 6 replies
I’ve never really built anything from a plan and have never bought a plan but, I have had a few requests for a plan of one of my projects. So I was wondering if I could get some input. Where do you most likely find good plans?Whose plans should I avoid?What is good or bad about them?For those who do build from plans, do you prefer a lo...