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07-28-2018 12:34 PM

Beware of Maps Frontier - 25 replies

I’m posting this as a “Heads Up” for you all while on the computer.I was searching for a location on Mapquset and a screen came up that I needed to load this program in order to continue. They fooled me and it was late and I said OK. What I did was give permission to load Maps Frontier virus onto my computer. It is not a destru...

05-29-2018 11:13 AM

Stanley #90 Bull Nose Plane - 4 replies

I’m getting old and trying to part with all the the stuff I most likely won’t use any more so I have the nice new Stanly 90 Bull Nose Plane that I had taken one swipe with just to see it work and then it went back in the box. I’m not a real hand tool guy and I thought I needed it but I don’t and I’m not a plane coll...

05-02-2018 06:51 PM

Gift from my Newest Buddy - 17 replies

Today I was honored to receive a Ringmaster Bowl from my newest LJ buddy, Recycle1943 ( Dick from Malvern Ohio). Thank you very much, Dick…it is a beauty!!!!!. I am amazed at how you can put the radiused pieces in there.I sent you my E mail so you can send me some shots of the layup of the individual pieces. This will be a t...

02-11-2018 02:45 AM

Visit From Lumberjock Buddy - 21 replies

Yesterday I got a visit from LJ Gene Howe who lives 4 hours away up in Snowflake, Az. He was on his way to Tucson after picking up a piece in Phoenix for his next project. We had a good time and could have talked for many more hours on wood projects, solar energy, and our good friend, John Goodwin, at the Dead Tree Salvage sawmill. It is sur...

12-09-2017 04:12 PM

Full Auto Cross bow...made from Wood! - 11 replies

It is s good things the indians did not have these to shot at the cavalry. Take a look, this is really cool!!

06-17-2017 07:01 PM

Can anyone tell me what these are from - 17 replies

I recently picked up 5 boxes of parts that seem to be for wood turning but I don’t know what machine they are from or in the case of some of the parts, what their planned use is? Any ideas?Thanks, Jim123456779 Looks like a banjo extension:1011 One has a #2 morse taper and the other is straight1213 These are chuck- each has a di...

06-06-2017 08:18 PM

Loose battery cover on a Nikon Camera - 12 replies

I have 3 Nikon L5 cameras and I love that camera because it is so simple to use and can take close ups very well and video. The one I was using had a loose battery cover and I planned on wiring it to a 3V DC power supply and using it strictly for video. I bought another one on E bay and it has a loose, cracked and chipped out battery cover ( tha...

05-11-2017 06:05 PM

Ryobi BT 3000 Quit Running - 18 replies

The table saw was the second of 3 things that quit running in the last week. first the tractor quit( because I got distracted and forgot to refill it with oil at the last change ( I’m getting senile, I guess). My old reliable BT3000 just quit yesterday and then my camera quit so I could not take any photos for this forum… but I expla...

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...

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