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|2142 days ago||
Used Tool Hunting in Houston - 1 reply
If someone were to have a few free hours on a Friday afternoon to poke around in the North western side of Houston, would any of the locals have a recommendation of a good place to look for old tools. Antique stores or such? The last time I looked around I did not see much. I was also wondering if the humidity and rust makes them hard to co...
|2148 days ago||
Unfortunately I do not have room for it. http://sacramento.craigslist.org/tls/387359262.html
|2152 days ago||
Leigh Super Line of Dovetail Jigs - 10 replies
I’ve seen that they are coming out shortly. Has anyone seen or played with one? I was wondering how they stack up to other Jigs. I’m still in the market for a dovetail jig. http://www.leighjigs.com/superjigs.php Anyone have any recommendations relative to router jigs in general. I’m thinking I want one with variable s...
|2159 days ago||
It seems like yesterday that we were celebrating 1000 projects. Thanks again Martin for this wonderful community.
|2160 days ago||
New Planes comeing from Lee Valley - 1 reply
For you plane lovers…. Hot off the press in Christopher Schwartz’s blog Small Router PlaneTwo Squirrel-handled PlanesA Plow Plane Also, A set of Phi Rulers designed to draw golden Rectangles. There has been a fair amount of chat about this principle of design lately. http://www.woodworking-magazine.com/blog/
|2164 days ago||
Another Milestone Today: 50,000 Posts - 20 replies
Congratulations Martin!!! Looks like we need another 50 or so to hit 50,000. I’guessing that will be in the next hour or so.
|2164 days ago||
What are your favorite catalogs - 12 replies
I have quite a few that I like and get. I thought I would share a few and see what other catalogs people recommend. Lee Valley Hardware and Woodworking Catalogs – All kinds of neat and useful stuff CraftSupplies USA – Wonderful woodturning catalog. Great selection of quality pen kits and pen blanks. Grizzly Tools –...
|2170 days ago||
Anyone play with roll the dice? - 16 replies
It is on the home page in the “We loveto work with wood section”.
|2188 days ago||
Any suggestions for finishing jigs made of MDF - 11 replies
Something easy cheap and hopefully easy to find a the local big box store. Thanks.
|2192 days ago||
Why you should watch craigs list.... - 20 replies
From earlier today. I’m sure its gone. http://sacramento.craigslist.org/tls/355235789.html
|2196 days ago||
So, What do you want for Father' Day. - 20 replies
I’ve put my request in for a Lie-Nielson #1 or #2 Bench Plane. What are you guys asking for this year? #
|2198 days ago||
Things for new users to see on LumberJocks.Com - 17 replies
I was thinking of all of the wondeful things hidden on this site and thought I would call out some to the newer Jocks. mockmickey’s projectsFrank’s blogDustys House and BlogTodds Cooper HouseDavid and Mots tool shareKarsons CradleMarks Church LecturnAny of Ellen’s projectsDon’s BoxesJohn’s birdhousesDick’s ...
|2200 days ago||
Anyone seen good plans for handplane storage? - 17 replies
I have seen a couple of storage solutions where the planes are on an angled board with defined spaces for each plane. Has anyone seen plans for something like this. I’m assembling a full set of planes for use in my shop and am looking for storage options. I’ve thought of building a set of drawers for my bench, but Tony has this ...
|2205 days ago||
What is your next tool purchase? - 43 replies
I’m thinking a bandsaw with 12” of cutting capacity or a performax 16-32 sander. It is a toss up and will probably depend of availability of money and also the upcoming project list.
|2206 days ago||
Take a Video Tour of the Holtzapffel Workbench - 7 replies
For you workbench lovers. Christopher Schwarz has a video tour of his Holtzapffel Workbench posted in his blog. He discusses some of his design physolophy and the features of his bench. I belive someone was interested in a tail vice a while back and he describes one that would be easy to incorporate. The video is about 5 minutes long. The f...
|2211 days ago||
Whales - 7 replies
This is not really a woodworking topic, but I saw in the news that the Humpback whales made it back to the ocean. Kind of interesting as I live close to 100 miles inland and they were within 5 miles of my home. I’m really glad to see that they made it.
|2211 days ago||
Radial Arm Saws - 14 replies
I’ve been thinking about getting an old Dewalt, but have been holding back because of Space. There were 2 wonderful old saws locally on Craigslist tonight one for $65 and another for $100. I have a good table saw and a good sliding miter saw. Am I jonesing for something I do not need or do you all still find them useful. Anyone have ...
|2212 days ago||
So, what evil villians would Spid-ato Man fight? - 28 replies
Perhaps the evil Professor Snipe? Lets see how creative people are today….
|2223 days ago||
Work Sharp Sharpening System - 7 replies
I stopped by Rockler on my way home today and saw a Work Sharp person for the first time. They only had the floor model in stock, so I decided to hold of buying one fearing missing parts. I thought I would ask my fellow Jocks if anyone had experience with this sharpener or had any opinions. Rocker has them on Sale for $199 and you get a $25...
|2239 days ago||
Welcome back Martin - 5 replies
Glad to have you back from vacation. Are you going to post some pictures? We had a few rough days here and there, but in general the site was pretty well behaved while you were gone.