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|1380 days ago||
Pen turning - 6 replies
I am not a pen turner nor do I ever expect to be, but whatever happened to the Pen Turners swap box? It was good to see the map of the different places the “box” made it to and get the reports from the recepients before they sent it on it’s merry way. Pen turners report!
|1384 days ago||
Magazines - 13 replies
I am sure this question was probably discussed here in the past, and excuse me for asking if it was, but here goes; What woodworking magazines do you read? It seems that we have Fine Woodworking at one end of the spectrum and Popular Woodworking at the other with a number in between. As an intermediate woodworker, which magazines offer you the...
|1386 days ago||
Dust Masks for sale - 32 replies
I have a box of NEW dust masks that I want to sell. There are 20 of them. There’s nothing wrong with them, just not the style I like to use. These are the type WITHOUT the valve. KLEENGUARD® M10 Particular Respirator, N95 KLEENGUARD* Particulate Respirators deliver the protection you expect and the comfort you need for all-day wea...
|1424 days ago||
First Anniversary - 9 replies
Well Lumberjocks, It doesn’t seem possible that I have been a member for only one year. By the way, Thanks Beaurecrat for the heads-up and kind words! I say ONLY one year because I have never had a year in my life where I have made so many new friends. Scotsman; who thinks outside the box and forges ahead in spite of his disability.Cha...
|1444 days ago||
Vivian loves me! - 9 replies
Yes…...it’s true…..Vivian loves me big much!!!! As a matter of fact she loves me twice as much because she sent me the same email twice! I want to thank Lumberjocks for getting Vivian and I together, it never would have happened if she didn’t see my profile on Lumberjocks. Vivian my Vivian….where have you been al...
|1476 days ago||
HELP! Looking for full surface butt hinges - 9 replies
Lumberjocks, I am working on an awesome project but find that I am completely frustrated by not being able to locate 2” high full surface butt hinges. Let me begin by offering the following link explaining what a full surface hinge is http://www.mckinneyhinge.com/pdfs/kb/Hinge%20Swaging.PDFI will not be mortising these hinges but am su...
|1485 days ago||
Tools (humorous) - 17 replies
Subject: Tools DRILL PRESS: A tall upright machine useful for suddenly snatching flat metal bar stock out of your hands so that it smacks you in the chest and flings your beer across the room, denting the freshly-painted project which you had carefully set in the corner where nothing could get to it. WIRE WHEEL: Cleans paint off bolts and ...
|1500 days ago||
Attention pen turners - 4 replies
As a hobbiest who builds furniture I probably will never be a pen maker. Quite often I have scrap pieces that are too small to devote storage space to but could have enough material for a pen blank. So my questions are; What size should a pen blank be? , and Will any material do for turning pens? I aam used to seeing posts with exiotic speci...
|1510 days ago||
Anniversary - 8 replies
Well….today is my 33rd wedding anniversary. I called my wife and asked her what her plans were for the evening and was told that we had reservations at her favorite restaurant. When I asked her what time the reservation was for she replied 7PM. The restaurant being close to home I asked her why she made the reservation for so late. Her...
|1536 days ago||
Fine Woodworking Magazine - 6 replies
Lumberjocks, Does anyone have Fine woodworking October, 2000? I am looking for a copy of an article on building the Thomas Jefferson desk. I would be happy to pay copy/mailing fees.
|1564 days ago||
Dust collection - 8 replies
OK Fellow Woodworkers, My workshop is in my basement. My long suffering wife has put up with sawdust for too long. Are there any woodworkers out there with basement workshops that have succesfully integrated a dust collection system. I have no experience with them and would appreciate any help. Don
|1623 days ago||
5 Woodworking Books - 9 replies
I am weeding out my library and offer the following books for sale; Dictionary of Woodworking Toolsby R. A. Salaman The Woodfinishing Bookby Michael Dresdner Make Your Own Handcrafted Doors & Windowsby John Birchard The Practical Woodturnerby F. Pain The Woodturner’s Companionby Ron Roszkiewicz http://i89.photobucket....
|1781 days ago||
Dowels - Free to good home - 5 replies
I have dowels. More dowels than I will ever use. A case of the right price but I won’t live long enough to use them. The dowels are free but I ask that you pick-up the actual postage. Here’s what I have:15 bags 5/16” x 2” fluted birch dowels in bags of 100 pcs.2 bags 1/2” x 2” spiral grooved birch dowels in...
|1784 days ago||
One week report - 2 replies
Well…..it’s been about a week since I joined this group, and I believe the term group is derogatory because the subscribers are a family. I have never seen such support and encouragement. It’s kind of like AA except we are encouraged in our addiction! Harmless addiction…....you bet, I come from an alcoholic family and...
|1786 days ago||
Lipstick woodworker! - 10 replies
Well it SEEMED like a good idea. So there I was trying to position the strike plate for the chest lock on my 18th C flatware chest project. The lock was already installed in the box and I was trying to install the strike plate on the underside of the lid. I realized that I was not going to be able to measure my way into it so the creative jui...
|1786 days ago||
Buying Hardwood - 17 replies
Fellow woodworkers, I am always floored, aghast. chagrined and just plain amazed at the prices some woodworkers must be paying for material. A walk thru the lumber racks at the local woodworker supply places leaves me sad and amazed. Sad because these prices are no doubt keeping participants of this obsession we call a hobby from the experi...
|1788 days ago||
Sharpening tool - 4 replies
Fellow woodworking enthusiasts I am trying to select a sharpening tool. On my radar are the Workshop 3000 and the Veritas MK II. I will be sharpening chisels and plane irons. Any thoughts, recommendations? Perhaps another tool that I should consider?