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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...

01-12-2014 04:30 PM

how much does ad cost - 3 replies

Aloha Fellow LJS.How much does the ad right above this heading cost.im curious as I see a company advertising that owes me $$ and doesnt pay his workers or run a legitamate business.

12-12-2013 05:50 AM

lumber - 8 replies

I havent been on this site for a while alot of work to do had to move to bigger location

08-06-2013 05:01 AM

tree hugging - 33 replies

Aloha So a person told me the other day I am destroying trees.I told them I salvage trees other wise head to the waste facility.They still said I am destroying trees? As far as I can see using something that would headed to waste is correct in my eyes?I also pointed out to them driving a bmw living in a mansion and pretending to be green i...

07-30-2013 05:43 PM

powermatic - 3 replies

Does anybody know if a powermatic 87 the older metal cutting saws can be used for wood?Mahalo

07-24-2013 12:52 AM

Score - 6 replies

Friend called me up and said get your ass over here before we throw them away.Some amazing logs Eucalyptus and golden wood and narra.Good score should be some nice lumber.I have only broken the schock mounts 2x on my truck it makes a horrible sound..

06-26-2013 05:22 PM

beeswax - 13 replies

Aloha lumberjocksI found some beeswax in block form is this the same as buying it in the can?thanks for any help

06-09-2013 04:15 PM

incra - 2 replies

Aloha from hawaii does anybody have a incra fence system on a oliver tablesaw.if so do you have pictures and what did you have to do to make it fit.thanks for any help

05-22-2013 12:53 AM

monster logs - 4 replies

Picked these up today should make some amazing lumber monkeypod and opiuma

01-27-2013 10:32 PM

kiln - 1 reply

Aloha,Has anybody on this site seen or has made a solar kiln capable of drying 5k bf. or any pictures of one thank you

01-21-2013 06:18 AM

bf per hour - 0 replies

Aloha I am asking current lumberjocks with portable bandmills what rate you mill at.What blades you use and how many times can you sharpen.Mainly in hardwoods in wide widths thank you for your input.In a typical day what can you produce by yourself in quality useable lumber. What brand blades do you like best Mahalo

01-17-2013 04:07 AM

wood porn - 14 replies

Aloha,Some wood pictures of monkeypod and koa.Always beautiful wood here

12-22-2012 04:12 PM

bad customers - 42 replies

Once in a while I get customers that cost me money and my sanity.They change order mid construction dont pay on time and expect everything free.Usually I walk away from the situations but that is getting expensive.What do you guys do with these type customers they seem good at the start but go down hill fast.I mainly get these types in home inst...

10-31-2012 01:20 AM

incra table saw fence - 11 replies

Has anybody used the incra 52” system for cabinet saws

10-22-2012 03:40 AM

oliver 4040 12" table saw - 12 replies

Thinking about buying a oliver 4040 12” table saw anyone here own one or seen one.Its used in good condition and cheap.

09-30-2012 05:12 AM

one of those jobs - 6 replies

This is one job that nothing went right always happens once in a while.I have realized these jobs test your ability to keep going..

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