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|69 days ago||
Things you never heard when you were a kid - 29 replies
My grandchildren were running through the house this morning and one of them said you’ve been hit with a ”Bazooka Nuclear Explosion.” What have you heard not heard.
|575 days ago||
I just received this message from eBay. Congratulations It’s your 14 year eBay Anniversary We want to say thanks and let you know how much we value having you as an eBay community member. All of us at eBay wish you the very best in the year to come. I think that LumberJocks needs something like this.
|781 days ago||
New Magazine by editors of Wood Magazine - 10 replies
I received an email that was send to my woodworking club. The editors of Wood Magazine are going to start a new newsstand magazine called “Dream Garages and Shops” They are asking people to let them know if you have a shop that you’d like to enter. Here is the email I received. _ Hello, My name is Benjamin All...
|820 days ago||
The Animals are on the move - 18 replies
It’s starting to get cold in the North up by Ms Debbie and the animals are starting to move. There is a pond about 500’ from my home and in previous years I’ve seen swans visit the pond. Yesterday I heard honking and they flew over head. (Camera was not available) Today as I was driving some back roads what did I run acro...
|912 days ago||
My LumberJock T-Shirt - 23 replies
I was riding an elavator in Baltimore yesterday and a lady across from me asked me what a LumberJock.com was. I was wearing a cool new shirt. It has a LumberJock blazed across the front of the shirt. I proceded to tell her that I work with wood etc. It wasn’t until I got home and took off the shirt that I noticed the writing on the back...
|964 days ago||
Articles in Woodcraft Aug/Sept 11 - 8 replies
The current issue of Woodcraft magazine has a couple of great articles. The first is Glue Management Tips and tricks on glueing up items and making sure that you glue is still good. The second is “Staying safe at the tablesaw”Having a friend get a couple of fingers sith slight modifications re-emphasizes the need to keep oursel...
|1127 days ago||
Auction (Lumber) IRS Auctions not the tax people - 4 replies
IRS Auctions They have lumber and equipment in Garrett, IN Currently a bid for $25.00 and minumum bid met for 731 BD FT of Cherry. Lots of other great buys for IN and closer people. Hickory 23XX BD FT for $25.00 , maple and other woods.
|1240 days ago||
My visitors are getting more comfortable - 26 replies
I’ve got 4 chickens and they all come to visit me but this one hangs around for hours. Going in around the tools and checking for food. They don’t eat enough sawdust, there is still plenty left. Then she jumped up on the saw (workbench) and was wandering around up there. She climbed up on a box of steering wheels and the box w...
|1244 days ago||
New Woodworking Show on PBS - 11 replies
The October Issue 2010 od CabinetMaker+FDM magazine states that WGBH Boston (PBS) is offering a new woodworking series. Rough Cut – Woodworking with Tommy MacDonald premiering nationally Oct 2. Tommy is a part time poster here on LJ. Has anyone seen it. Fine woodWorking has a lookup place for the show.
|1424 days ago||
Well I'm home from the hospital - 51 replies
Last night around 11:00 I started to get double vision while I was browsing the web. I had been off my blood thinners for about 8 days because I had undergone an colonoscopy and they don’t want you to be on blood thinners when doing that procedure. I thought I might be getting a blood clot so I took the blood thinner that I had been ...
|1426 days ago||
The golfer - 8 replies
Ed and Dorothy met while on a singles cruise and Ed fell head over heels forher. When they discovered they lived in the same city only a few miles apartEd was ecstatic. He immediately started asking her out when they got home. Within a couple of weeks, Ed had taken Dorothy to dance clubs, restaurants,concerts, movies, and museums. Ed became c...
|1434 days ago||
Murphy's Law in the Workshop. - 13 replies
Murphy’s Law in the Workshop Some of these were picked up from a Florida Woodworkers Association Handbook that I ran across (no date but it has the Officers Photos for 1987.) Others were found on George Walker Designs web page. 1. The first place to look for a lost tool is the last place you would expect to find it.2. There is no woodworki...
|1440 days ago||
Happy Easter - 22 replies
I want to take this opportunity to wish everyone a Happy Easter. May you truly be blessed in your life.
|1442 days ago||
Children's view on Love - 8 replies
Children’s Views on Love HOW DO PEOPLE IN LOVE TYPICALLY BEHAVE? “When a person gets kissed for the first time, they fall down and they don’t get up for at least an hour.” (Wendy, age 8) CONCERNING WHY LOVE HAPPENS BETWEEN TWO PARTICULAR PEOPLE “One of the people has freckles and so he finds somebody els...
|1442 days ago||
Masterful bit of engineering, But not woodworking. - 32 replies
|1469 days ago||
Our Tommy MacDonald get a TV show. - 6 replies
LJ David posted a blog about LJ Tommy getting a TV show. Here is the Fine Woodworking blurb on the announcement.
|1481 days ago||
Visit with Lew - 16 replies
I’ve spend the weekend baby-sitting with my twin Grand-children (3yr old). Today they went off to nursery school and I had a couple of hours free. My wife babysat last week while my daughter and her new husband were off on their honeymoon. So I head out in my car looking for something to do. I’m not much of a shopper, unless...
|1484 days ago||
Senior Moment - 20 replies
Senior Moment “Where is my Sunday paper?” the irate customer calling the newspaper office loudly demanded, wanting to know where her Sunday edition was. “Ma’am,” said the newspaper employee, “today is Saturday.The Sunday paper is not delivered until tomorrow, on Sunday.” There was quite a long p...
|1490 days ago||
Well it's my birthday - 76 replies
I’ve reached a new milestone. But every birthday is a new milestone. I’ve got a granddaughter that is staying here right now and she is having her second birthday tomorrow. And My daughter Karrie is getting married tomorrow. So when I was asked if I wanted a cake for my birthday, I said no I’d take a Lemon Meringue pie. Ever...
|1490 days ago||
I finally got my snow photos - 28 replies
Well I finally got my snow photos. With some bum knees it’s tough to wade through 30” of snow. My back porch after we had to pull some snow off the roof because of leaking at the top of the windows. An Ice dam had built up at the bottom of the roof. Outside the kitchen window where the snow on the roof has slid down. The ga...