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|04-18-2015 12:36 PM||
My new Youtube Channel - 0 replies
Wacky Wood Works now has an official youtube channel and I have actually also decided to do more of the youtube thing as well (just working out a few trial and error video’s) as well as the blog. At present it will be more on the entertainment and inspirational side than the educational. I have no plans of doing a video once a week or e...
|01-09-2015 08:01 PM||
Featured Maker - 22 replies
Hi all,Wacky Wood Works has a new section on our site called “Featured Maker” and our first maker was Todd A, Clippinger at the American Craftsman Workshop it is an intersting read. We have just put up Steve Carmichael from the Carmichael Workshop who has always had fun projects and a good read. I am in talks with a few other make...
|05-02-2014 10:25 PM||
Safety First - 1 reply
Part of the safety week thing here is my blog… (sorry not a video) http://www.wackywoodworks.co.nz/index.php?id=94 They are simple basic safety tips but it is usually the simple basic ones that people need reminding of.
|04-05-2013 09:58 PM||
A work of art...??? - 17 replies
http://www.bcsportbikes.com/forum/showthread.php/146566-Build-to-Fail-Fail-to-Build.-What-is-this-I-don-t-even I mean it is so funny that it has to be a work of art right… ??? he could go into business and make squillions as an artist.
|10-05-2012 04:30 AM||
Restore old Hand drill - 2 replies
Scored an old hand drill as as part of an auction the other day (There is another thread about the auction scores…) and finished a quick restore of it…. It was a little worse for wear and I knew it would not come up like shiney as it is rough cast iron (i think) any way it came up not to bad… It is my first attempt at res...
|10-01-2012 05:05 AM||
What does one do... - 17 replies
What does one do… when you are offered some wood/lumber and you say sure I’ll take it…(happens to be another trailer load) you get it all home… when one remembers that the other day one bought home a trailer load of lumber from an auction and one struggled to store all that… and one still has two mantles to dis-ass...
|09-29-2012 10:31 AM||
As title says… went to the auction… wish I had more money as some the tools there were picked up were crazy cheap… I picked up a Router trimmer for $20. Two metal folding saw horses $10. A small work bench draw cabnet thingy full of bits and bobs for $5. (I was after the air hose connections in it for my comressor, there was...
|09-18-2012 10:09 AM||
What safety gear/equipment do you have in your shop? - 22 replies
Other than the normal, eye wear, ear muffs and masks etc. What other safety gear/equipment do you have in your shop? I am just curious what every one else has? I have a first aid kit (which I believe every workshop should have) and a much larger first aid kit in the house. he most important thing here is if you use it then you need to rep...
|03-29-2012 06:30 PM||
Spam posts - 10 replies
How does one get rid of spam posts on their blogs… I don’t see anywhere where I can delete the post, report it to the admin or even simply hide the post from view… Having had run many websites myself I have notice a lot a spam accounts here on LumberJocks…blog post in question These are the same you get “w...
|02-03-2012 02:34 AM||
Projects - 14 replies
Please don’t get me wrong… I love seeing all the projects on here, many are way beyond my mere attemps and skil levell. However… I kinda wish when people post up their projects, that they would post up more pictures of the build process… not just the final product. While great seeing the finished product, it makes it bett...
|01-26-2012 04:46 AM||
Wish I had... - 7 replies
I wish I had a spare $40, as I saw a very nice Stanely plane in a second hand shop today… I wish I had a spare $60, as I saw a very nice old english wood working vise in a second hand shop today… I wish I had a spare $20, as I saw a very nice old english Brace in a second hand shop today… I wish I had a spare $10, as I...
|01-20-2012 11:41 PM||
Why do I like looking at other peoples workshops so much huh…huh….huh???? And it doesn’t matter whether it is a huge shop and they have industrial power tools, small or one with home DIY gear, or they the latest and greatest power tools or using just hand tools… I like seeing how they have laid out the shop I do that, ...
|01-12-2012 04:40 AM||
Don't you hate it when... - 5 replies
Don’t you hate it when… you go to the hardware store to buy a new scribe… but you come back with a new plane, and new marking gauge, a new coutiour gaugae but no scribe… and you didn’t really need any of the things you bought???? Don’t you hate that? lol