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|626 days ago||
Longleaf Pine Price? - 5 replies
I’m going this afternoon to take a look at some old growth longleaf pine this afternoon that was removed from an old local feed plan that was built in 1904. So I know the lumber is well over 100 years old (it is actually still on site) not to mention it is old growth. We haven’t discussed price, but I figured I would ask around here ...
|642 days ago||
Happy Birthday Scroll Girl!!!! - 34 replies
Hope I don’t embarrass you to much by starting a thread wishing you a Happy Birthday Sheila (AKA Scrollgirl). I figured as much work as you have put in around here with your lessons and inspiration…. Well, you deserve some lime light. So in saying that….... Happy Birthday! Hope you have a great day!
|712 days ago||
Aftermarket Table Saw Fence? - 40 replies
I been developing a good bit of burn on my stock here lately after ripping them with my Hitachi C10FL 10” Stationary Table Saw. After adjusting the blade back true to the table top I went to get my fence in specs as well. After a long period of time, quite a few choice words, and possibly one temper tantrum I realized the fence is t...
|792 days ago||
Brainstorming An Out Feed Table - 37 replies
I am in the beginning process of designing an outfeed table for my shop. I currently have a 72”x27” simple thrown together work bench pushed up to my table saw now. My plan is remove the wheels on it, build a super beefy top, and move it away from the table saw to be used for hand tools primarily. So this leaves me with wonderful fun...
|821 days ago||
Fulton & Sargent Plane Parts? - 7 replies
I have run into a few snags on my brides Great Grandfathers hand plane restoration project. I decided to go through Highland Woodworking to get the blades, chip breakers, and complete replacement screw kits. Once all the parst came in I finally got a chance to sit down and see if I cant get these two jewels together. I was very discouraged when ...
|842 days ago||
Bubinga? - 8 replies
The other day I was asked if I would consider building a box for a big American Cancer Society’s auction coming up. I am tickled to death I was thought of for such a worth cause and of course I said i will do everything possible to make it happen. So now the hard part… Deciding what to build….lol I still have a good bit o...
|865 days ago||
OK... I Admit... I Am So Lost On Hand Planes - 18 replies
I poster a blog a bit ago about my special Christmas gift I received from my Father In-Law (My Most Prized Christmas Gift...). Just in the last couple of days I have finally been able to put my hands on these and get to work. I have come to the conclusion I know less about these than I first feared. I am wanting to order some parts but nervou...
|903 days ago||
Coloring Wax? - 5 replies
Needing some advice from some waxers out there. I decided to start going the wax route with some of my work and stumbled into a slight issue today. I have a small Christmas project made of walnut that I was going to do little wax experimentation on. I ordered me some Renaissance wax and slapped a coat on this morning. Well, after it dried and I...
|914 days ago||
Beginners Carving Set? - 16 replies
Hey everyone, I am looking to possibly try to incorporate some carving into my work. I have a project where I was having some issues designing the pull for the lid. I played around with a design for a bit then next thing I know I am using my regular chisels to carve some medallion things on the side. Nothing to really write home about, but my br...
|928 days ago||
Aplying Finish In Bad Weather? - 6 replies
OK… This may be a very silly question, but something that has been worrying me for a while now. I have a project I had planned on going home and slapping a finish on. Unfortunately it is supposed to rain for the next three days. I don’t know why, but for some reason I have always had a fear of finishing a project with all the moistur...
|928 days ago||
Wax on Projects? - 14 replies
I did some serious homework on waxes last night. I read and read… and stayed up way past my bed time. I learned a good bit about types, application, coloring, etc…. but the one thing I didn’t see was life span of the finish on the product. I know a lot of factors contribute to how long the wax finish will hold its luster like l...
|934 days ago||
A Journal.... - 26 replies
Here on Lumber Jock I see and learn all sort of neat tricks, ideas, instructions, etc… nearly every day. I can honestly say this site has made me a better and more knowledgeable woodworker. So, I just wanted to drop a line and share something I seen somewhere that I utilize and have grown very fond of here lately. I dropped by office dep...
|940 days ago||
The Funks?!?!?!? - 25 replies
Ok, I admit it. I am in such a funk in the shop here lately. Seems I will have some cool ideas at work, dropping the kidos off to school, sitting in line at the grocery store, but as soon as I step into the shop…. It’s nothing but “Funky Town”..... I draw a blank and not sure what direction to go in nor really have the de...
|987 days ago||
Dovetail Drawer Bottom? - 9 replies
Ok… I know this sounds like a dumb question, but I been racking my head for weeks over this dilemma. I am attempting hand cut dovetails in my latest project for the small drawers. I am confused as to how to hide the dado on the back of the box using a through dovetail. I am going to use a half blind for the front so that is no issue. Just ...
|997 days ago||
Woodworking Show Dallas, Tx. L.J. Meet Up? - 13 replies
I was looking around for woodworking expo’s or something similar close to me and stumbled across one that is coming to Dallas in October. I mentioned something to my wife and I have a green light to partake in a weekend full woodworking exploration & a road trip to boot….lol I got to thinking I couldn’t be the only L.J. ...
|1005 days ago||
Are We A Part Of Dying Art? - 39 replies
I know this may sound really weird being posted up on a massive woodworking web site, but I am curious to see if anyone else is having this feeling. I am still very new around the saw dust so this may be a new kid on the block syndrome, but I just can’t help but feel that this common passion we all share of woodworking is on a slow death r...
|1013 days ago||
Modern Saw blade Sharpening System? - 4 replies
I was not sure where to put this so I stuck it in here. Long story short I was looking for a place here locally to get my table saw blades sharpened. To my surprise there is “No One” in my area that sharpens anymore. I broke down and started calling cabinet shops and found the closest place to me is an hour and a half away (at least ...
|1039 days ago||
Online Woodworking Educational Sites? - 12 replies
I am considering joining an online woodworking educational site. You know, something like Charles Neil, The Wood Whisperer, or Fine Woodworking. I been receiving a lot of pro mo stuff from Fine Woodworking about their online services and has me really thinking. I dont mind paying a subscription for educational purposes, but the only problem is &...
|1050 days ago||
Bosch Router & Leigh Jig Help - 4 replies
Well me being new to woodworking reared its ugly little head again today. I went out to the shop planning on figuring out my Leigh Super Jig. I removed my Bosch 1617 router from its table, gathered all the stuff for it, and found I can’t attach the Leigh e7 bushing to my router. Here is a pic of the Bosch supplied template guide adapter...
|1054 days ago||
Danish Oil? - 12 replies
Hey everyone, I got down to the finish side of my latest project and decided to try danish oil for the first time. I have applied 2 coats so far and I must say that I am very impressed with it. Absolutely love what it did to the enhance the lyptus wood used. My question is … What is the norm when it comes to amount of coats? Is danish o...