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05-22-2013 02:40 AM

What to do with an old router motor? - 6 replies

Hey Jocks, The other day a construction friend gave me an old beat up router. He was going to pitch it, but I couldn’t let him throw it away. The handles are falling off and it’s really no good for use as a router, but the motor still works great and I’ve been trying to think of something I could use it for. You guys have...

05-17-2013 09:36 PM

Help with bread-board ends? - 18 replies

Hello Jocks, So I find myself in one of those “face-palm” moments with a farm table I’m working on for a client. The sent a few pictures of basic farm tables with bread board ends, and said they wanted one roughly 40” x 86.” Cool, no sweat. The problem is, though, that when trimming the glued-up slab for the...

03-23-2013 04:25 AM

DHEC Laws on Finishes for Charcuterie Boards. - 3 replies

Hello Jocks, I’m currently working on some wooden serving trays for the executive chef at the restaurant in which I work. I know DHEC tends to get a little funny when it comes to wooden cutting boards and trays, and just figured I’d see if there was anyone who knew for sure what they don’t like. The last thing I want is fo...

12-30-2012 04:49 AM

Need help using a plunge router on a small piece. - 4 replies

My fellow lumberjocks, I’m coming to you because you’ve never failed me and I need a spark of genius. It’s somewhat of a long story, but I work in a fine dining restaurant and the executive chef asked me if I could make a few small charcuterie trays for each of his guests attending a special New Year’s dinner. Long s...

12-18-2012 05:53 AM

Finishing cutting boards for restaurant use. - 6 replies

Hey guys, I need your wealth of expertise. I currently work in a fine dining restaurant and have been asked by the executive chef if I could come up with some cool cutting boards/cheese boards for his charcuterie appetizers to be presented upon. I know there are dozens of threads on here about which finish to use for cutting boards, but I wa...

11-29-2012 05:42 PM

Attaching a leather strap to a wooden computer case. - 3 replies

Hello fellow Lumberjocks, This is actually my first post and I’m counting on all of your expertise to help me come up with the best solution. To make a long story short, I’ve made a wooden Ipad case for a family member for Christmas, and was hoping to attach a leather strap to keep the ipad from sliding out. Here’s what ...

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