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161 days ago

search function - 8 replies

Has anyone else notice that the ‘search function’ on the Lumberjocks site is not working? I keep getting a Google 404 error message. I first noticed it yesterday and I still get the same error message today.

621 days ago

T8 fluorescent fixture and FM radio signal - 17 replies

HELP!!! Up to now all of my shop lighting is provided by t40 fluorescent fixtures that included a cord and plug. I had to replace one of the fixture and bought a T8 direct wire fixture. Since I wanted to plug it in I simply added 2 wires and a plug. The light works fine, but I cannot put my FM radio within about 5-6 feet of this light becau...

662 days ago

Ceramic top outdoor table - 3 replies

I am making some tables to use on my deck. I have made the table base with wolmanized southern pine. I am planning to make the table top with exterior plywood and cover it with ceramic tile and then frame the ceramic tile with a 3 inch wide pine, then fill the seams with grout. My concern is wood movement that will crack the grout lines I am ...

889 days ago

Saw Blades - 2 replies

I have 2 Irwin circular saw blades #15270 and 15370. I want to use them on my table saw and radial arm saw. According to the Irwin web site http://www.irwin.com/ the only difference that I see in the table saw and circular saw blades is the hook angle. Any thoughts on whether or not it would be safe to use these blades on my table or RA Saws?

969 days ago

What would you do with this piece of Big Leaf Maple Burl? - 5 replies

I have not worked with Burl before so I am trying to decide what to make with this piece. It measures 10×10 and is about 6 inches in height at its highest point. My thoughts at this point are to either turn a bowl, make a band saw or a regular box. This piece is rather small so I will be pretty much committed after my first cut. Any rec...

1645 days ago

Sharpening a midi hollow master - 2 replies

I recently purchased a Sorby Midi Hollow Master turning tool and it worked great until it needed sharpening. I have had little success sharpening the hollowing tip with a flat sharpening stone. I have tried various stone grades, but have not been able to get the tip anywhere near as sharp as it was right out of the box. Any suggestions?

1695 days ago

Craftsman Jointer - Antique - 4 replies

A while back a friend gave me his grandfather’s jointer. It is a 1938 Craftsman model # 103.0502. After some research I have been able to locate an Owners Manual, and a copy of the page of the original Sears Catalog parts have not been available since the 40’s, The tool is missing the fence and the knives. I can make a fence, but ...


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