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432 days ago

Absolutely astounding - 3 replies

The woodworking and creativity are second to none. The following piece is exquisite http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MKikHxKeodA

450 days ago

Time for a change - 62 replies

My wife and I have decided that we have had enough of California. The state is finally running people out and we will be running as well. The cost of living here is getting to the point for us that we can no longer make ends meet with a good 6 figure income. Gas is ridiculous, property taxes are increasing, sales tax has increased locally and th...

745 days ago

Saw stop for sale in CA - 2 replies

I found this listing for a new 3hp single phase saw stop at an online auction. I believe it is in Tracy, CA. For those interested they have a very LOW reserve price which has already been met. I have purchased a couple of machines from this company recently and they are OK to deal with. I think they are new at the machinery auction business and ...

762 days ago

Need some help in CA - 2 replies

I have recently purchased an air compressor in an online auction in Tracy, CA. I was wondering if there is anyone in the Stockton and or Tracy area that would be willing to pick up the compressor and hold for a week or so until I make the trip north? The compressor is a 60 gallon horizontal design and am guessing about 300#. There should be load...

772 days ago

New old planer - 10 replies

I have been on the look out for an old planer to replace my Dewalt lunchbox. It not that the Dewalt isnt a good planer it is, I just wanted and old arn. I have been looking for about 2 years and have even bid on a few but my budget was lower than everyone elses. That is until last week. My new toy is a 1958 Delta 22-101 13×5 with a 3hp 3ph ...

779 days ago

Dewalt 734 planer for sale - 10 replies

I have a lightly used Dewalt 734 12 1/2 planer for sale. It is in very good condition. I have all of the original paperwork, manuals etc and it also includes the dust chute which when hooked to a dust collector captures it all. This planer uses reversible, disposible blades which have recently been replaced. Lowes is currently selling this plane...

883 days ago

Early 60's Delta 1460 lathe for sale.....SOLD - 3 replies

Due to the economy being what it is I am forced to sell a few items. Being that I do not really have any experience with turning and do not have the time to learn right now I thought I would sell that lathe and possibly upgrade at a later time. Up for your consideration is a fully restored Delta 1460 12” x 36” lathe. The machine w...

1007 days ago

Crescent 8" jointer NO LONGER AVAILABLE - 6 replies

I have decided to sell my Crescent 8” jointer. It is dated from 1925-1928 and appears to be all original. All of the handwheels turn freely and all adjustments work well. It is powered with a 2hp Fairbanks Morse single phase 110/220V repulsion motor. The motor is quiet and the jointer is very smooth. I will require a few belts soon as they...

1008 days ago

Awesome video of turning - 1 reply

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Knc0IT4PdFo

1049 days ago

Wilton vise parts needed - 3 replies

I have an older Wilton 10” quick release bench vise that I would really like to use on my current build. But, the nut is a very badly worn and will not capture the main screw. I was hoping that maybe someone here may have an old vise that is a parts donor.

1055 days ago

Workbench joint opinion needed - 3 replies

I am in the process of building a maple workbench and need an opinion. I am adding a 4” apron to the front of the top and thought I would use a single piece of walnut but after looking at the pile I want to save all I have left for another project. I do have some pieces of maple left over that can be fit and attached. The top is just over ...

1075 days ago

Narex chisel problems - 9 replies

I have a full set of fairly new Narex chisels that I am currently using on a maple workbench project. I have started a blog on the bench build have not been really good about updating it. I have glued up the stock, drilled out the mortises and fit the tenons. The problem I am having is with the chisels. The edge keeps rolling and chipping. I hav...

1081 days ago

Just cool - 2 replies

http://www.wimp.com/woodworkingproject/

1096 days ago

Sharpening turning tools - 10 replies

I am just getting starting turning and have a question about sharpening the tools involved. I have a grinder that is outfitted with the Wolverine jig. I have watched the video that came with the jig and it all looks pretty straight forward, well almost. The video does a fair job of explaining the jig and how its used with fairly new chisels. My ...

1097 days ago

Wolverine installation help needed - 2 replies

For the turners out here who own and are using a Wolverine jig I need some help. I am installing the jig under a 6” grinder WITHOUT wheel guards. The instructions state “The base must be approximately 1/2” or less from the front of the mounting board”. Are they referring to the Wolverine base or grinder base? The direc...

1101 days ago

Stanley #6 gloat - 8 replies

During the past weekend my wife and I celebrated our wedding anniversary. On this past Sunday I took the day off work and surprised her and met her at church where I presented her with a single rose and a card. After the service had ended I informed her that we were heading to the beach for the night. She has been wanting to get out of town for ...

1117 days ago

Woodcraft or Rockler? - 41 replies

I was wondering where the majority of the LJ’s purchase their supplies, tools, finishes etc? I am not going to ask for internet purchases, just in-store. Do you prefer Woodcraft or Rockler? What is the major deciding factor on where you make that purchase? Location and or proximity to home/work? Why do you prefer one over the othe...

1119 days ago

Do people no longer have a conscience? - 30 replies

I have been looking for some non woodworking items on Craigslist for the past few months and they finally came up earlier today. I called the seller and left a message as the ad said to do. About an hour later I received a call from the seller and we discussed the items and I told him that I would take them but I would not be able to get there u...

1135 days ago

Nice benches - 8 replies

I ran across this on another forum and thought I would share here. Some very nice and interesting workbenches http://public.iwork.com/document/?d=walnut_workbench.key&a=p189702141

1138 days ago

Photo insertion trouble - 2 replies

Yesterday I updated my blog on the Oliver and attempted to add a few pics. But to no avail. I have inserted pics in the past from both my hard drive as well as photobucket. I attempted from photobucket and they will not show. Is photobucket no longer supported on LJ’s?

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