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|06-21-2016 06:25 PM||
Well, I was presented with a new baby boy grandson. I’ve always planned to build toys for them when they arrived. But, I am completely at a loss for what kind of paint or stain to use for children’s toys. I know that the government recently passed some laws for that (on resale) and I would like to have something safe. Any ideas?
|06-02-2014 02:12 AM||
AAW Phoenix - 3 replies
I’m hoping that some of the lumberjocks will be attending the AAW Seminar next week in Phoenix. I’ll be there demonstrating on Friday & Saturday. I like to talk to some of you guys so come by and say hi!
|02-16-2014 03:13 PM||
AAW Seminar In Phoenix? - 2 replies
Anybody attending the AAW Seminar in Phoenix, AZ? I am and thought, the lumberjocks should all get together one night or one morning for breakfast and socialize a bit.
|07-10-2012 12:38 PM||
Location On Buy & Swap Forum - 2 replies
Is there any way we can ask those who participate on the Buy & Swap tools etc forum to place their location in the title line? I’d might be very interested in a cabinet saw say in St Louis but not in San Francisco! I don’t have time to browse thru and find out where these items are. Often many of them never tell you. Basi...
|03-11-2011 09:26 PM||
Sharp Skate III - 1 reply
I would appreciate anybody out there giving me information about the Sharp Skate III. Its a sharpening guide or honing guide, for chisels, plane irons etc. It basically, holds the iron or chisel at a repeatable angle and allows you to move it across a stone sideways. This should let you use all the stone and supposedly makes it more accurate,...
|07-18-2010 05:02 PM||
Making Your Own Milkpaint - 4 replies
I’ve begun the process of building some various small Shaker Style projects for some customers. Mainly pine. I wanted to use milk paint which I’ve used before, having bought it commercially. But, the stuff costs about $9 a pint or you could say $54 a gallon (2 pints per quart, 4 quarts per gallon). So, I thought that after lookin...
|07-01-2010 10:38 PM||
African Mahoghany? What To Expect? - 8 replies
Hey, gentlemen and ladies, I’ve got an order for several chairs and the person wants to use Mahoghany. She requested specifically African Mahoghany. Could you give me a heads up on working with this. I’m concerned about any hidden toxic or abnormal dust issues. I’v there are issues that its not stable….that it ̶...
|05-21-2010 06:02 PM||
New Hardwood Dealer in Branson, MO - 5 replies
Hey! LJ’s in the SW Missouri, Northern Arkansas areas…A new hardwoods dealer just started up. You might want to check his business out. Contact: Paul Pomeroy at UTC Hardwoods, 145 Warehouse Dr, Branson, MO. 65616, Phone (416) 699-5002 or http://www.utchardwoods.com/
|04-25-2010 05:31 PM||
New "mini" planers, Suggestions? - 12 replies
My old (1987) Ryobi AP-10 finally died in a puff of smoke! I wish I could find another one that would last over 20 years with almost daily usage. Anyway, I’ve not looked at the little 10” to 12” planers. I own a PM 20” but often use the small one for quick and thin jobs. Money is not so much of a problem, which baby...
|04-25-2010 04:39 PM||
I have this two spindle, horizontal boring machine which I’m not going to use. I believe its primary job was to make dowel holes for faceframes and butt joint glue ups. The moter is a 1/2 HP and looks and acts almost new. It is a capaciter start moter. The moter mount is adjustable in that you can easily lower the mount to adjust the belt....
|03-27-2010 03:36 PM||
Printing Original Plans - 6 replies
Hey thanks for ANY information you can supply! I have several original plans for small children’s rocking chairs etc. that I want to make available in plan form. I think I could handle Sketchup or one of the drafting style pieces of software to originate the plans. But, has anyone dealt with actually getting them printed up? I wanted...
|03-26-2010 04:18 AM||
Horizontal Boring Machine - 5 replies
Hi, thanks for looking. I’m interested in buying a used horizontal boring machine if anyone has a lead on one. If not can anyone give me an idea what is available new at a reasonable price? Thanks!