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|67 days ago||
Shop Smith Dado set - 5 replies
Hello Lumber Jocks First off Happy New Year to all. My question concerns the use of Dado blades. I have a shop smith but have never used Dado blades before. I am interested in doing some projects for Lincoln logs, and work up to doing some cabinetry somewhere down the road. Can I use an Off Market brand on the unit? Any advise of do’s...
|91 days ago||
Mini / Clip pen kits - 0 replies
Hello Lumber Jocks, I have recently been turner Mini pens and clip pens. My question has to do with the spit rings and them marring the finish on the end of the pen. Has anyone run into this and maybe found a way to reduce this error? It seems a waste to make a great looking pen only to have the finish scratched away by the components of the...
|777 days ago||
Finshing Pen CA & Glen20 /Steam?? - 0 replies
Having recently come across the posting from Our buddy Steve from TimberBits, I watched his video on doing a CA finish and using Glen 20 as the Accelerator. But they only sell that stuff in Australia. No bigy. I took what I learned and I was able to finish 5 pens and I was so thrilled with the outcome. I never thought of Brasso, but it adds som...
|859 days ago||
LJ Veterans Thanks - 1 reply
Well November is here and it a busy time of the year for a lot of woodworkers and shop owners all around the globe. But I would like to send out a special “Thank You” to the many hundreds if not thousands of Veterans among us here at Lumber Jocks. Your time and service to our country has not gone unnoticed and I personal wish to th...
|1161 days ago||
Freedom Pen Project - 1 reply
I don’t want to rehash old news but I cant seem to find any new information or a good contact for the Freedom Pen Project, I searched through the site here and found a few posts from members interested in doing there part but it seems that they were not getting responses from the other end. Being a former Marine and wood turner this sound...
|1227 days ago||
Fresh Cut wood Drying tips needed - 12 replies
I have read about the drying methods for different woods and how to get your self set up to dry your supplies. My question is this; Is it better to leave the wood in LOG form or cut it into the desired sizes and shapes and then cure them that way.I know it should seem obvious to most but I thought it was worth asking. I’ve seen drying she...
|1260 days ago||
Shopsmith Owners - 23 replies
Since I’m one of the new kids(LOL) here I thought Id ask how many of us own or have used the Shopsmith machine for doing there woodworking? I’m still pulling together my shop, so im somewhat limited in machines, but beside the Shopsmith, I have a delta Scroll saw, DeWalt planner, oscillating sanding table by Rigid. My woodworking...