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12-19-2016 05:53 PM

SEMA Show --- Cedar Log Car - 5 replies

Check out these weird cars at the SEMA show in Las Vegas.Especially take a lot at the Cedar Log car that will be sold in Jan at Barrett Jackson to benefit the Medal Of Honor people. Enjoy!!..............Cheers, Jim

12-15-2016 03:34 PM

Jet Fly Board! - 18 replies

The board has 4 small turbojet engines (used in RC model aircraft) for lift and 2 smaller ones on the side for stabilization. The backpack is full of fuel (not flotation). There is a remote to control the vertical thrust. The control of the craft is through shifting one’s balance (along with a computer to aid in their stabilization). This 5 ...

12-12-2016 01:16 AM

New Kitchen Faucet - 20 replies

This is not a wood topic but it took time away from woodworking and might be useful for someone else. I put in a new Moen faucet in the kitchen and my wife is not happy with it because the flow rate is half of what it was with the old one. I thought it might be the Shark bite valve I used that was restricting the flow and then LJ Splinterbubb...

05-29-2016 12:00 PM

Electrical Help on a Neon Transformer - 9 replies

Are there any electricians among our group that know anything about neon light transformers? I have a Franceformer model 9030 9000 volt transformer and it has a ground fault circuit in it that shuts off the power when there is a short to ground somewhere. It works real well, but I plan to use it for Lichtenburg fractal burning which is taking th...

05-14-2016 10:40 PM

Anvil - 17 replies

I was working the scrap metal drive at our church today and I bought a Mouse Hole Anvil. It has the numbers 1 3 4 stamped into it and I did find that the meaning is 1×112# and 3×28# and 4×1# for a total of 200# and that it is. Does anyone know how to find out how old it is? I have read that the Mouse Hole anvils were ...

04-19-2016 11:02 PM

Video Experience - 10 replies

Ever want to race at LeMans. Ride along!

12-12-2015 01:21 PM

Accurately Cutting Segments - 13 replies

This link was given to me by our past guild president and LJ Member and I thought it might be of some value to those who cut segments for segmented turnings. I don’t make segmented things but I learned a lot from the concepts and the things he has incorporated into his sleds.( like the way he adjusts the guide fit)

12-08-2015 11:44 AM

West Virginia Mounaineers Marching Band - 13 replies

I had to share this with you all , especially all the Americans on here. This is one great piece of choreography and execution, much like we try to do in woodworking only at a much greater level. Enjoy, my friends!! Cheers, Jim

11-19-2015 02:04 PM

Mt. Everest - 20 replies

G’day, mates!This has nothing at all to do with woodworking, but this is so beautiful I felt like sharing it with the 115,000 Lumberjocks here and most of us will never get near Mt Everest.Now you can say you’ve been there….......kinda…........ Well you’ve seen it up close.Enjoy…............Cheers, Jim Teto...

09-29-2015 12:47 AM

Art Prize #7 2015 Grand Rapids, Mich - 11 replies

Today we visited downtown Grand Rapids where the 7th annual Art Prize is in progress. The grand prize is $200,000 ( )We visited many Venues and I just took a a few shots that I’ll share here I have some wood ones of course…plus some other interesting ones.This is at the Gerald R Ford Presidential Museum ...

07-29-2015 02:14 PM

right way to do things - 22 replies

>ct: Fwd: A Right Way to do things >>>>>>>>>>>>>> I didn’t know that ‘Ink Cartridges’ had a reset button!

06-08-2015 01:35 PM

Learn something new today? - 22 replies

This has turned out to be my motto or ambition in life. Learning something new every day by reading or talking to people. I like to share those learnings with the Lumberjock family and maybe you do to so I opened the floor to Learnings!!I learned 2 things of interest todayWe were talking about BLO at the art festival and I asked about mixing for...

12-09-2014 01:52 PM

Do any of you Lumberjocks Sew,too? - 24 replies

I was wondering if there are any other Lumberjocks out there that do sewing along with woodworking?If so, what kind of machine do you use? I recently had to farm out a job to sew some tow straps because my machine can’t handle that thickness.Anyway here is my $5 Nelco machine and one of my last projects. This is a remote holder my ...

11-29-2014 11:49 PM

Can you identify this tool? - 22 replies

I found this little tool in a huge bucket of screws and nails and all kids of fasteners that were being scrapped. I just cleaned it up and was trying to find out what is was . I looked on Google and E bay thinking it might be a civil war screw driver or tool to use on an old back powder rifle. It is stamped US so it looks military.When it is ope...

11-06-2014 08:04 PM

What is this square called - 22 replies

A friend of mine found this square buried in the ground when digging around Baldwin, Mi. and asked me what it might be used for. Right off I could see it would be useful at making parallel lines at 1/8” increments. The end looks like it might be a protractor of some kind and the thin bar in the middle moves but not very far right now. Mos...

10-25-2014 12:31 PM

New Automotive power souce for cars - 23 replies

I was just sent this by a friend. I had no idea they could do this. The cars is very fast ( 0-60 in 2.6 sec.) and it carries over 400 pounds of fuel!! Enjoy!! Have a great weekend!!..................Cheers, Jim

09-20-2014 03:58 AM

Cutting Wood Fast - 9 replies

Here is a video of a fast cutting chainsaw from Australia!!

08-21-2014 08:31 PM

Can't Say Can't !!!!!!!!! - 13 replies

When you thought you’ve been dealt a bad hand in life or you find that you feel you cannot do something, remember this little girl!!!!!!!!!!I will!!!

08-16-2014 11:54 AM

Hurdy Gurdy - 17 replies

Yesterday at the Buckley Old engine Show I hung around late to hear a few of my friends from our park in Az play music with their friends here in Michigan. They had 11 Dulcimers, 2 Guitars, a Dobro and a Base Fiddle. While they were tuning up I heard what sounded like bagpipes coming from the gent on the end with the top hat. He showed me an in...

06-29-2014 11:49 AM

LJ Dingle passed away - 26 replies

Our Lumberjock buddy Dingle know to us as Danny Biddle passed away this morning at 6:30. He was such a good friend and a very generous person…always willing to help out where there was a need. We will miss him dearly!!!!! His wife, Mary Lou, will be returning to Indiana. Jim

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