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1782 days ago

Signs that your an idiot - 20 replies

Number One Idiot of 2008 I am a medical student currently doing a rotation in toxicology at the poison control center. Today, this woman called in very upset because she caught her little daughter eating ants. I quickly reassured her that the ants are not harmful and there would be no need to bring her daughter into the hospital. She calmed...

1788 days ago

A little known fact.... - 47 replies

A little known fact…. The first testicular guard “Cup” was used in Hockey in 1874 and the first helmet was used in 1974. It took 100 years for men to realize that the brain is also important.

1789 days ago

Tomorrow I enter the Bionic Generation - 90 replies

Tomorrow 5-27-2009 I enter the bionic, electric generation. I’m going in for a pacemaker implant. My heart rate fluctiates between 40 and 150 and in order to bring the upper range down through medication they need to put a floor on the lower rate. I also have had the heart pause for 2.4 sec between beats. That’s passout time and I...

1789 days ago

And now the truth be known - 16 replies

For those of you who watch what you eat, here’s the final word on nutrition and health. It’s a relief to know the truth after all those conflicting nutritional studies. 1. The Japanese eat very little fatand suffer fewer heart attacks than Americans. 2. The Mexicans eat a lot of fatand suffer fewer heart attacks than Americans....

1800 days ago

Stonehenge mystery solved! Build one for yourself. - 19 replies

Stonehenge mystery solved! For hundreds, maybe thousands of years, people have been trying to figure out how primitive people could build huge structures such as Stonehenge and the pyramids out of stone blocks weighing thousands of pounds. Scientists have been stumped. Then along comes a normal guy – a retired construction worker...

1801 days ago

Irish Reunion - 18 replies

Irish Reunion Two men were sitting next to each other at a bar. After a while, one guy looks at the other and says, “I can’t help but think, from listening to you, that you’re from Ireland.” The other guy responds proudly, “Yes, that I am!” The first guy says, “So am I! And where about from Irel...

1803 days ago

Kohl's Shopping Trip - 17 replies

The Kohl’s Shopping Trip Clutching their Kohl’s Department Store shopping bags, Ellen and Kay woefully gazed down at a dead cat in the mall parking lot. Obviously a recent hit—no flies, no smell.“What business could that poor kitty have had here?” murmured Ellen. “Come on, Ellen, let’s just go…....

1832 days ago

Adult film star Marilyn Chambers dies at 56 - 53 replies

Now this would not normally be on a LumberJock Forum Posting But I have a little insite that I’ve never told to anyone. I lived in New Jersey and traveled quite often to Kansas City on Business. The quite often was Sunday to KC and Friday to NJ for a couple of years. Because of the frequent Flyer miles I quite ofter flew First Class. ...

1833 days ago

CREATIVE PUNS FOR "EDUCATED MINDS" - 17 replies

1. The roundest knight at King Arthur’s round table was Sir Cumference. He acquired his size from too much PI. 2. I thought I saw an eye doctor on an Alaskan island. As it turned out, he was an optical Aleutian. 3. She was only a whiskey maker, but he loved her still. 4. A rubber band pistol was confiscated from a high school alge...

1833 days ago

Happy Easter - 16 replies

Let me take this opportunity to wish you all a blessed Easter Morning.

1839 days ago

Sixth Sense demo - 5 replies

Maybe some day we can all have all of the woodworking plans at our disposal. and use something like this in our shops. http://www.ted.com/talks/pattie_maes_demos_the_sixth_sense.html Truly amazing.

1882 days ago

Look what I found in my Stereo System - 20 replies

I went to adjust the sound level in my stereo system,laying there beside my Amp was a surprise. This guy got out about 2 weeks ago and we’ve kept our eyes out for him. My wife was afraid that she’d find him. He found a small hole in the lid of his cage and worked his way out. I went to feed him a week ago and he wasn’t a...

1883 days ago

New Speed Control - 23 replies

I don’t know about you, but this would slow me down! People slow down and try to ‘straddle’ the hole, then breathe a sigh of relief that they completely clear it! This is actually a speed control device that has been tested. And it is much cheaper than speed cameras And the way it is done.

1885 days ago

New Economic Stimulus Payments - 103 replies

The New Economic Stimulus Payments “Q. What is an Economic Stimulus Payment? “A. It is money that the federal government will send to taxpayers. “Q. Where will the government get this money? “A. From the taxpayers. “Q. So the government is giving me back my own mone...

2359 days ago

A sharpening and honing guide - 11 replies

I ran across this a series of web pages on Sharpening and Honing. It is written by Maurice Fraser and is based on material and techniques taught in his classes at the Craft Students League in New York City. It is here

2633 days ago

Start a new project, Buy a new tool - 20 replies

There had been some discussion on some of the blogs and projects that the way to increase your tool count was to buy a new tool when you start a new project. I commented that it doesn’t require that the tool be used in that project, only that you purchase one. So this is my new purchase. It’s a dowel cutting tool. It’s th...

2650 days ago

Tool reviews - 9 replies

I’ve seen a few requests for tool reviews from some of the LumberJocks. I’ve run across a couple of web sites that provide some tool reviews, and also construction techniques. www.woodshopdemos.com and www.onlinetoolreviews.com There might be some items that will help you make a decision on what to buy or borrow.

2748 days ago

Your most Amazing wood find. - 16 replies

This is a wood find that I sent to PopularWoodworking in 4/16/2003. It was published in their E-News on 4-30-2203. They also had an article in their August Issue of 2003 from other woodworkers. Here is mine. I’ve got an interesting story on my most amazing wood find. There’s a sawmill that is not too far from my daughters ho...

2755 days ago

Help research the unknown wood I have. - 3 replies

I have a few pieces of an unknown wood. I received a call from the sawyer at my favorite sawmill and he said that he had some wood for me. I went to to get it and this is what I found. The pictures are stored at http://www.flickr.com/photos/karson/ If you click on the picture you get a larger view and the full description of the picture. The sa...

2764 days ago

Changing info on my profile and my account - 10 replies

Martin it looks like i’m unable to change my nickname or my e-mail address. I don’t know if there is anyway to deleate my account. (Not that I want to), but e-mail addresses are something that change often. It would be nice to have an option possably under the change password button. Changing nickname might also a needed item but you...

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