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02-03-2015 09:26 PM

shopsmith 500 - 6 replies

Are the shopsmith lathes any good? I sold my jet and need another lathe now. I can get one for fairly cheap but don’t want to waste $ if they are no good. Thanks for any info

01-26-2015 04:25 AM

driving me nuts - 5 replies

Ok quick overview my table saw has a delta fence. the rail if you look length wise installed on saw it has a bow to it. I got a new fence system same one the other day put it on and same bow. I lowered the legs on the extension table still no difference. Seems to work the same and I figure it shouldn’t affect side to side axis.? Its drivin...

01-25-2015 07:48 PM

new tv shows - 16 replies

I saw the show frame off I think its called and another one ellen DeGeneres is doing. The frame off show was pretty good minus the superior attitudes from the judges. Wonder if it will last or just another reality show

01-24-2015 06:09 PM

I finally quit - 15 replies

I have been cutting and selling hardwoods since out of high school. I used to get alot of satisfaction selling and seeing others use the lumber in projects. Now 80% or more of lumber customers either want to haggle on price or complain and then haggle. The majority of them build to sell and make good money at it. No more of that for me everybo...

10-31-2014 10:44 PM

compressor - 7 replies

I have a 80 gallon stand up compressor. the line coming from the pump head to the tank has a valve that is adjustable any one know does that adjust the pressure build up settings? ill try to get a picture up asap.thanks for any help.

10-29-2014 04:25 PM

Are you serious? - 21 replies

I run a lumber mill and sometimes cut for other people.The majority are good people and i help them out.But every month or so i get a complete pain in the ass.They want theyre logs cut next to free and they want all my customers phone numbers so they can sell them the wood?I usually offer them my bank card and keys to house to get a reaction.The...

10-07-2014 11:04 PM

newman 6 970 planer - 2 replies

What would you guys value a newman s 970 planer at never used.

09-03-2014 07:50 PM

lumber mill blades - 6 replies

I am asking fellow LJs with mills what blades are you using on your mill for hardwoods.Mahalo for your time.

08-30-2014 04:30 PM

cheap owners - 31 replies

I have seen alot of companies here paying under the table etc..At first i didnt really care but now i see it takes sales away from real companies that pay the bills.Worst yet i see guys get hurt and they are fired.Most of these guys cant do much about it.Amazing in these times that this type of stuff is getting more common.

08-14-2014 05:53 AM

fat log - 16 replies

This was a test to load and cut one wrong move and everythings smashed broken or dead.

07-15-2014 12:51 AM

craftsmen lathe - 12 replies

Im looking at a craftsmen lathe any good? A Used one on cl I never knew they made lathes and im wary of the brand.Does anybody have one?

07-05-2014 03:50 AM

grease build up - 5 replies

Fellow lumberjocks i did a kitchen the vent for stove is getting grease build up on it.What does everyone know for cleaners that wont mess up the finish its a boat finish i forget which one ill try to find which one i used.Thanks for any info mahalo from Hawaii

05-15-2014 04:35 AM

burls - 1 reply

really spoiled with this one best tree i have got so far some of the burls The tree would have been trashed otherwise not poached..

04-20-2014 08:06 PM

log in - 6 replies

Once you have logged in to this site does it stay logged in?

04-06-2014 03:41 AM

new toy - 5 replies

We scored on this one Griggo G@C shaper does anybody have any onfo on it.I cant find much online.

03-25-2014 10:19 PM

fat head - 6 replies

does anybody else have the problem of head butting tools.sawmill drill press and a few other i cant stop whacking my head.growing up my parents put gaurds on the walls cause i would always clip my forhead on walls going around corners.i guess i could wear a helmet or put pads on them customers would get a laugh out of the helmet for sure!

03-15-2014 07:02 PM

no pride at all - 20 replies

Not sure how it came to this point but i have noticed quality means nothing to some customers.I have seen lately some of the most half %^$ ill attempts sell for big bucks.And i mean built to fail in the future no pride or real craftsminship.I guess its all about sales and how much baloney you can come up with to make the product seem good.I have...

02-04-2014 11:55 PM

premium curly opiuma - 15 replies

This is the largest curliest nastiest log i have had yet in 17 years cant wait to split it open i 1/4sawed a small branch to see grain.Every inch of the bark is rippled and warted with burl crazy!

02-01-2014 05:23 PM

master of the mouth - 44 replies

ALoha SO i talked to this guy and he is a self proclaimed master.Knows everything from a to z he is a genious.he reached this level of skill withn a few years every thing he touches is amazing….............. Ive been at this for a long time and I am not a master of anything.But after so long I am so sick of others claiming they are t...

01-15-2014 05:31 PM

*%*&%*(&% friends - 60 replies

Aloha fellow lumber jocks After being in business for 17 years i can say be very very carefull when doing work for “friends”.This last two months I was burned on more then 12k worth in work.Left me in a bad situation currently.I have known both these peoiple for a while and both are multi millionaires.Thats another topic as the ri...

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