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|09-04-2015 01:14 PM||
Roy Underhill and I will be sitting down together in front of the audience at Woodworking in America, to talk about all sorts of interesting behind-the-scenes stuff. What would you like to know? What would you ask him if you had the chance? Would it be something about his early years at UNC and Duke? How he got interested in Woodworking because ...
|08-10-2015 10:09 PM||
It’s quite a lineup of woodworking legends, and I feel a little out of place, but I am one of the speakers at this year’s big conference and I hope some of you will be there! (That’s me in the upper right corner: James Hamilton) Let me tell you, my class is going to be unlike anything WIA has seen before. It’ll be for reg...
|07-16-2015 07:15 PM||
BREAKING NEWS: SawStop sues Bosch over flesh sensing technology. Viewers of our Behind the Sawdust news show know that Bosch recently released their own version of a job site saw featuring technology that senses contact with flesh, preventing accidents. Sawstop claims patents for several of the saw’s features. They are a relatively small ...
|02-25-2015 12:39 PM||
WE’RE GIVING AWAY TWO WORKSHARP 3000 SHARPENING SYSTEMS! It’s all part of our “Behind the Sawdust” weekly woodworking news show! No purchase necessary, there are THREE ways to enter- you can do just one to keep it simple and easy, or do all three to triple your chances: WAYS TO ENTER GIVEAWAY (Do one or do all three...
|01-23-2015 02:07 AM||
We're giving away some Tormek sharpening tools! - 10 replies
If you missed last Saturday’s episode of “Behind the Sawdust” you may not know that we’re giving away four new Tormek tools over the next four weeks. Here’s how it works… Each Saturday (the 24th, 31st and 7th) for the next three weekends we’ll announce a winner of a new Tormek bench grinder tool rest....
|08-03-2014 11:47 AM||
A lot of magazines now offer digital editions which can be read on your tablet, smart phone or computer. I used to prefer the paper editions, but lately I have really gotten into the digital ones. It’s nice to have a whole library of woodworking magazines in my phone that I can page through when I’m waiting somewhere. I’ve even...
|06-24-2014 01:16 AM||
The Stumpy Nubs Workshop- Woodworking infotainment at it's best! - 39538 replies
ABOUT THIS THREAD: On June 23, 2014 the Stumpy Nubs Woodworking thread set a record. It is the first thread that became too big for the internet! After nearly half a million views and 67,550 posts, the traffic finally became too much for even the largest (and best) woodworking community on the web to handle. So we’ve taken the unprecedented s...
|04-08-2014 03:50 PM||
Most know that Martin Sojka was the guy who started Lumberjocks. He sold it to Escalate Media a couple of years back, and finally left completely a while ago. I thought he was gone for good, until an hour ago. That’s when I got a Facebook message from him telling me about a new website he’d created. He said: “there was a bit...
|09-20-2013 04:19 PM||
When is the video problem going to get fixed? - 26 replies
It’s been a looooooooooong time since they disabled video embedding. Spammers were using it, and we all hate spam. But you know what I hate even more? Not being able to watch video here. This site is run by a company, not a guy in a basement on a Packard Bell somewhere. You’d think the problem could be fixed in at least a month...
|09-15-2013 06:04 PM||
Secret New Project: What is it and how does it work? - 34 replies
I’ve been laid up with an non-shop related injury, so I used to time to draw up a new workshop fixture I’ve been thinking about. Here’s a sketchup image. Can you tell me what it is and how it works? Here’s some hints: Size- 4 feet tall, about 30” wide and 36” deep.Construction- 3/4” plywoodOther- I...
|09-11-2013 08:40 PM||
Good deal I found on files if you need any - 9 replies
I found thin on ebay and I bought a couple boxes today. This guy has boxes of vintage files of all kinds for a really good price. I pay $6 each for tapered files to sharpen hand saws at Woodcraft. I can get a dozen here for $10 and he combines shipping. I can’t vouch for him as a seller yet since I just found it, and the listings are about...
|08-17-2013 06:31 PM||
How would you build "The Ultimate Shop Cart"?????? - 60 replies
I’m planning on making a shop cart on the next episode of Blue Collar Woodworking and I’ve been asking everybody I know what they would put on theirs. What I mean is, a mobile table/bench/cart sort of thing that could be rolled around the shop and used for assembly, as a work surface, anything and everything. The top would be a wo...
|11-29-2012 08:39 PM||
9 inch Radial Arm Saw blade... any suggestions? - 31 replies
I have a couple radial arm saws and I want to dedicate one to just miter cuts. I want a good blade for it, somewhere in the under $150 price range. I know a lot of good 10 inch blades, but 9 inch is harder to find. Forest has one but they want near $300 for it and that’s just nuts. Any 9 inch RAS or CMS users out there have a suggestion?
|08-07-2012 11:55 PM||
8/30 UPDATE FROM CHARLES NEIL: So curosity prevails , did anyone watch our show and if so whats your opinion, ???Also be aware that you had several of the earluer projects, like the step stools, Knife caddy and Spice Chest ORIGINAL POST FROM STUNPY NUBS: I am just giving everyone a heads up. Charles Neil is now allowing people to try out his ...
|07-27-2012 01:31 PM||
In defense of LumberJocks' no win situation - 105 replies
I usually don’t get involved in the little spats that pop up on this site from time to time, but there has been a rash of threads lately ripping on the moderators for allowing too much politics and arguing. And since there’s nothing worse than a rash, I want to offer what I believe is some balance to the subject. I like LumberJocks. I d...
|04-23-2012 03:32 PM||
HELP!!! Blue Collar Woodworking needs your opinion! - 74 replies
This is our first “season” and it is a learning experiance for us. I’m trying to establish the direction of the show, fill the niche that I originally intended. That has led to some significant changes over the months the show has been on. The first episode bears little resemblance to the latest episode if you really look at th...
|04-17-2012 06:08 PM||
It’s a fact. No sense in denying it. It is what it is and that’s the way it is. You are bound to tick someone off without the least bit of intent. It comes naturally to a format like this where words can mean one thing to one person, and another thing altogether to someone else. The main cause is simple, the written word lacks the be...
|02-12-2012 07:04 PM||
I have one of the many Delta clone bandsaws. My local woodcraft has a riser block kit for a Grizzly bandsaw on clearance for CHEAP, so cheap that I though of trying it out. Now, I know all the cons about putting a riser block on a saw, so no need to go into them here. I just want to know if anybody has any idea how likely it is to fit. Are Gr...
|02-09-2012 11:35 PM||
Charles Neil has always been known as the “finish king” of woodworking. I am quite certain he was spraying the rails of his baby crib while his diaper was full of shellac. (Too much? Sorry…) Anywho… Lately he’s been asking for people to tell him about their finishing problems so he can address them in an upcoming...
|01-30-2012 06:59 PM||
This weekend on Blue Collar Woodworking we are beginning a three month project: “The ultimate tool cabinet build”. But since it would be pretty boring to just watch us make a cabinet, we’re going to pack those episodes full of extras. For example, the first part of the series, set to air this weekend, will feature a shop mad...