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|12-14-2014 05:17 AM||
Donate to Toys For Tots - 5 replies
Merry Christmas LJs everywhere! Today my wife and I were shopping for our grand kids Christmas. At the elementary school where she works, 80% of the kids get free lunch. Many of the parents will lose their apartments during the school year and the turn over rate is high, about 30%. Most of our lives, we spilled more on the way to the bank ...
|08-11-2014 12:31 AM||
I had some spray paint on a stained and finished door do to less than perfect masking. The door was stained and finished before we bought the house. It is not a water based finish. The paint had cured for several days. Without any good options to clean up the mess, I tried Goo Gone. Much to my amazement, it took the paint off very well. ...
|08-04-2014 03:49 AM||
Sealing door - 11 replies
Hi all, I am installing a speak easy in an exterior solid core door. The center looks like some sort of particle material. It is quite porous.I was thinking about all the various ways to seal the hole. I decide to just seal it with a light coat of 2 part epoxy. Any comments negative or positive?
|07-25-2014 12:24 AM||
Oval wood turning jig - 18 replies
This oval jig looks a little spooky to me. What do you experienced turners think?
|05-11-2014 07:00 AM||
Wooden VW Bug - 5 replies
|04-25-2014 06:28 AM||
Questions About the ‘Moxon Vise’ - 1 reply
Chris Schwarz’s blog http://www.popularwoodworking.com/woodworking-blogs/chris-schwarz-blog/questions-moxon-visehas a few interesting comments and clarifications about the Moxon vise or vice ( as the case may be ;-) )
|03-28-2014 08:45 PM||
What happened to Tommy Mac and Rough Cut? - 32 replies
What happened to Tommy Mac and Rough Cut? Our local station is running episodes from 2012. I looked at WGBH Boston web site and it looked like they just have the old episodes, nothing recent. Did he get the axe? (pun intended ;-) )
|03-21-2014 01:34 AM||
Thank you LJ and Cricket - 16 replies
It looks like the site is back to top speed! Thank you to all the behind the scenes techs and everyone else to made it happens.
|03-08-2014 07:26 AM||
Full blind hand cut dovetails, why? - 32 replies
I just received this advice in my inbox: its time to try full blind dovetails. Why? If I hand cut dovetails I want to be able to see and admire them! What do you say?
|02-25-2014 08:57 AM||
Seattle area LJ tools - 4 replies
Check this out http://seattle.craigslist.org/see/tls/4346811374.html
|02-06-2014 12:01 AM||
Getting past the regulators - 23 replies
|02-03-2014 07:23 AM||
Congrats Seahawks!! - 21 replies
Amazing day and a bit shocking to boot.
|12-23-2013 05:06 AM||
Paul Sellers dressing out a board by hand - 13 replies
I just watched both parts of Paul Sellers dressing out a board from a log by hand. I am wondering how many of the hand plane guys go all the way from rough cut to finished stock by hand? It seems like the time involved would be a great deterrent.
|12-11-2013 06:13 AM||
Anyone know the origin of calling the tail vise a wagon vise?
|11-29-2013 11:58 PM||
Table saw stabilizer question - 20 replies
I was just reading this American Woodworker blog. I’m not having any of these issues with my ancient Craftsman contractor saw, but I am wondering if using a stabilizer to replace the stamped metal arbor washer on one side of the blade would be a good idea? Just one would not move the blade and the throat plate would be just fine. Th...
|11-22-2013 12:08 AM||
Obama pictures - 30 replies
How about requiring all pictures of Obama be posted in this thread so they are not cluttering up all of the other threads?
|11-01-2013 05:04 AM||
Geez, I hate it when............... - 34 replies
I start a rip cut on the table saw, it wouldn’t cut and the shop fills with smoke. Nothing is binding, retry with same results! The blade is on backwards ;-((
|10-25-2013 02:00 AM||
GFCI does not save mouse - 23 replies
I recently installed a quad outlet on the end of a counter. The general contractor removed the cover for painting. Over night a mouse tried to climb into the box between the outlets. The GFCI protection tested good, but it wasn’t good enough to save the mouse. He got the electrical chair for merely trespassing!
|05-07-2013 05:02 AM||
Fill and refinish exterior door - 3 replies
A few days ago there was a thread about repairing an exterior door. There were some suggestions about some epoxy products to use. I can’t seem to find it now. I have an exterior, south facing solid core wood door that has some delamination. I would like to remove the damaged wood, fill it with epoxy filler, sand smooth and paint. A...
|03-26-2013 04:12 PM||
Freud router bits opinions - 32 replies
Anyone have a review of Freund router bits. The only one that popped up on a search was for insert bits.