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|558 days ago||
Outstanding Customer Service By Jet! - 10 replies
When I was setting up my shop a few years ago, I decided on purchasing a Jet: 12” Jointer/Planer, 17” Drill Press, 16-32 Drum Sander, 1 1/2HP Shaper, and a 14” Deluxe Pro Band Saw. I have had no problems with any of this equipment and was pleased with my purchase. When resawing some wood the other day, which I have done a lot o...
|1241 days ago||
How Much? - 20 replies
I know this has nothing to do with woodworking other than I would use it in my woodworking and I am not a car person. I am going to an auction on Sunday and they have the following truck for sale. I went and looked at it today and it is in excellent condition. No rust, no dents and just a few minor scratches. 1990 Ford F150 XLT Lariat with 31...
|1327 days ago||
How Hidden Compartment Works - 11 replies
If you want to see how the hidden compartment works in the dresser I just built for my new granddaughter, you can go to my projects. I will post the dresser and crib in my projects in a few days. My mother in-law passed away on Monday and needless to say I have not gotten things posted yet. God Blesstom
|1346 days ago||
63 Today - 50 replies
It is my Birthday today. How time flies when your having fun. We are not doing anything special today. My lovely wife is taking me out to lunch and I get my favorite cake today, carrot cake! Hope everyone has a great day! God Blesstom
|1355 days ago||
I Am A Grandpa! - 50 replies
My only daughter had her first baby today. Mom and Hayden are doing fine. Grandpa better get busy and finish building the 6 drawer dresser. It should be done by next week and then I can start finishing it and the crib I already have built. If you care to look at my blogs you can see how I built the 4 in 1 crib. I need to deliver them the first w...
|1473 days ago||
Don't know if anyone is interested? - 5 replies
The guy that sharpens my blades has two saws. One is a 1950’s Delta cabinet saw and it is the Jr. version. It runs on 110 and comes with 8” blades, dado head set, sanding disc, extra table inserts, molding head and cutters. It is all cast iron and is closed in. I never knew there was such a thing? The other saw is a 705 Rockwel...
|1486 days ago||
Recommendations-Please - 9 replies
I am going to be building 4in1 crib and dresser for my daughter. I need to purchase some tools to do the job. I would appreciate your recommendation on these tools. Please feel free to comment on any one or all of them. Are the ones I listed good or would you suggest something else? 1. Tenoning Jig: I was looking at the one at Woodcraft. 2...
|1499 days ago||
Molding Cutter for Table Saw - Help - 24 replies
I do not know if this is the right terminology or not. I had one of these once and do not know if they are still available. The round part (1/2”wide X 6” dia) went on the table saw arbor and it held three cutters. The cutters had a slot and hole in them and were held in place with large allen screws. The set usually came with 4 to 6 ...
|1506 days ago||
Two Years - 27 replies
Hi Guys & Gals Someone reminded me that I have been a member of lumberjocks for over two years now. I really have enjoyed being a part of this great site. No matter what skill level a person is at there is always someone that is a true inspiration. I have always considered myself a journeyman cabinet builder but there are some people here...
|1554 days ago||
New Workshop Pictures - 26 replies
Just posted some new pictures of my shop if you care to look. There are still things that I need to do yet but it finally looks like a real woodworking shop.
|1557 days ago||
How Much For Cherry Logs? - 11 replies
I was asked the other day if I knew of anyone that would be interested in buying some cherry logs. There are four of them ranging in size from 18”-20” dia X 6’-7’ long. He cut the tree down last spring and wants to get rid of them. When I asked him what he had to have he said make me an offer. My question is : How much sh...
|1707 days ago||
New Shop Equipment & Floor Plan - 13 replies
I finally decided what other equipment I am going to buy for my shop. I also came up with a layout for the shop. I would appriciate your thoughts and comments on both. The shop is only 14’ X 21’ which will require the equipment to be mobile. I need to make a miter saw counter on the west wall of the shop along with a catch/assembly t...
|1783 days ago||
Fellow Lumberjock : Mark A. DeCou - 9 replies
Just wanted to let you know that in my opinion Mark A DeCou is a true craftsman of his craft. What is really great about lumberjocks, is that there is always someone out there that inspires us no matter what level of wood worker we are. Mark is one of these people that inspires me. If you ever need a custom walking cane, this is the man to do it...
|1839 days ago||
Fit Wood Patch OR Other? - 5 replies
I used to use Fit Wood Patch all the time. I can only find it in 1/4pt cans. Can you recommend a supplier that might sell it in larger cans or a different wood patch you like? Any suggestions would be greatly appriciated! Thanks!
|2169 days ago||
What Power Miter Box Saw Would You Buy? - 23 replies
My lovely lovely wife gave me $300.00 for my birthday day and told me to go buy a power miter box saw I have been wanting. I have picked out three saws that I have been considering. So my fellow Lumberjocks, convince me which one of these saws I should buy and why? Cost is not a factor. Any input would be greatly appreciated! 1. Dewalt DW716,...
|2186 days ago||
Laguna Tools - 13 replies
I just received a packet on Laguna Tools the other day. I have never used them or know anything about them. I would appreciate any input you could give me on the Laguna Tools. Thanks! These are some of the stationary machines I was planning on buying for my new shop. I see that Laguna tools makes similar machines. 1. Powermatic Model 66 ...
|2224 days ago||
Old Cement Floor In New Shop - 9 replies
I need to get the old peeling paint off of my garage floor. What would I use to get it off and what type of finish would you recommend I put on it, if any? The shop will not be used for a garage any more.
|2233 days ago||
Computer Program? - 23 replies
Hi Guys & Gals! What computer program would you recommend the Old Dog getting for what I want to do? I want to be able to give my customers a pictorial drawing of what there cabinet would look like. I used to give them a hand sketch, beside showing then different pictures of past work of what it would kinda, sorta look like! This has work...