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09-15-2009 08:07 PM

Carving pencils - 15 replies

No, these aren’t pencils that you carve with. A couple of Japanese folks with more patience than me have started carving pencils. Pretty cool!

08-05-2009 10:30 PM

Belt Sander Danger - 5 replies

Always clamp your work!

05-30-2009 07:44 AM

I love my pinner - 13 replies

I bought a Grex P635 micropinner a while back, thinking it would be a nice thing to have in the truck. Man, what an understatement. I can glue up a repair (hide glue is the ticket), clamp it in place with my Moose cam clamps, shoot a few pins in, unclamp after a few minutes, and have a nice repair. The pins don’t add strength to the joint...

03-17-2008 08:28 AM

Most active jocks - 2 replies

Even though he left the woodshop several months ago, Oscorner is still ranked the fifth most active Lumberjock. I miss him…

03-09-2008 02:25 AM

Dust Collector Accident (a little levity) - 18 replies

Here’s an anecdote from another forum relating an accident that will have you laughing your rear end off.

03-08-2008 09:20 PM

Why are we staring at the computer - 8 replies

instead of working in our shops on this beautiful morning? Just a ponder…

03-08-2008 06:52 PM

Phildo92027, a fellow LumberJock, was hurt yesterday - 81 replies

Phildo92027, a friend of mine and a fellow LumberJock, had a kickback on the 8” jointer at school yesterday. He lost three fingers down to the second knuckle, keeping his thumb and index finger intact. He is in a lot of pain, and he will be out of commission for a while.Please keep him in your thoughts and prayers as he heals.

12-03-2007 07:23 AM

Rubbing out a finish - 4 replies

There’s been a lot of discussion lately about which finish Jocks like best, but really no talk about finishing the finish. What rubout techniques do you like? First, the finish must be completely cured. This can be 30 days for varnish, much shorter for lacquer and shellac. On everything but oil and shellac, I like to start with 220...

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