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|1381 days ago||
Autocad on carvewright? - 4 replies
Hello lj friends. I am struggling to find an answer if Autocad (year 2000-2009) can be used on the carvewright carveing machine? It would be great to know if such a more involved drawing program could be used on this particular machine. Any info would be great.
|1414 days ago||
i finally did it! - 2 replies
LJ friends. i finally got around to throwing some pics of my shop on here, so please if u get a brief moment feel free to check it out. http://lumberjocks.com/Xtreme90/workshop i will do my best to keep it updated. hope u enjoy.
|1438 days ago||
350 days? Wow time flys! - 1 reply
Hey fellow lumberjock family, just had to thank everybody for great posts, blogs and projects galore!! Can’t believe about a year ago I had only just discovered this awesome site called lumberjocks.com. And feel sad for the woodworkers who are still missing out. :) I still have so much to post and am excited to share my experiences wit...
|1550 days ago||
the mill has been moved - 6 replies
well after some extensive moving and opening up some head room for the monster it was time to reassemble the mill. You can see my father here starting the process.
|1569 days ago||
mill moving. part 2 - 10 replies
after a long process of getting the mighty vertical mill broken down and lifted off the trailer it is now strapped securely in a strong!! made up sled to slide her slowly down with the john deere tractor. the mill was picked up from here with our large ford tractor and moved to the back of the house to our shop entrance.
|1572 days ago||
Wrong way??? - 9 replies
Hey fellow lj members, I was wondering do I post blogs/ forum topics the wrong way?? It just seems like when I post something cool I barely get any responses?? For example I just posted updated pics of me and my fathers latest movements of a milling machine. I havnt got one response? Very discouraging to post pics anymore. :(
|1574 days ago||
Updated pics of mill moving. - 3 replies
Hey lj members, just wanted to say when your browsing check out my latest update on my mill moving blog. Some pics to describe how the beast is moved into the basement. :)
|1609 days ago||
Dust collecter in seperate room?? - 4 replies
Hi lj members, I have a question about putting my DC in a seperate area/ garage from the shop? First does the DC need to be in it’s own dedacated room in the garage?? And second how exactly do I hook up a return pipe for the air to go back into the shop? My DC is the G0548z with canister if this helps??Every lil bit of info would help g...
|1650 days ago||
Clamping with benches? - 3 replies
Hey, I don’t want to sound dumb or anything, but I just got some beautiful oak benches from grizzly model T10157. They have all the stop dog holes and are very accurate. My question is how exactly would you clamp two jointed boards let’s say 4’ long and 6”wide on it useing the viceses on the benches. The viceses don’...
|1662 days ago||
Turning hickory. Anybody???? - 2 replies
Hey lj members, Just wondering if anybody seems to strugle like I do when it cones time to turn sone shagbark hickory on the lathe. When I’m turning on the side grain it cuts sweet. But as soon as go around to the end grain, to hollow out a bowl so ta say it just wants to rub rather than cut. I keep my turning chisels like a razor but t...
|1663 days ago||
Hickory bowl blank question?? - 1 reply
Hey fellow lj members?? I have a hickory bowl blank approx 9” diameter and 5” thick. The tree it came from was felled about one year ago. I just cut the blank out of a log that I saved for projects. I put anchor seal on both exposed faces immediatly after I cut it, and left the bark around the edges. My question is when I go to s...
|1684 days ago||
Question on posting pics with iPhone? - 3 replies
Calling all iPhone owners who use thier iPhone for lumberjocks? I was hopeing I could find someone who could tell me if you can post pictures here on lumberjocks with iPhone 3gs? I would like to fit in with everyone else who post pics of thier shops and work. :) any info would be great! Thanks.
|1718 days ago||
New saw soon!!!! - 11 replies
Hey LJ members, hopeing in about a week, week and a half to purchase a new table saw! :)!!! I’m also hopeing to post a good long review on it for who is ever interested. I’ve done my research and my choice is grizzlys G0605x extreme series 12” cabinet saw. Who ever knows me on this site knows I love grizzlys heavy duty extre...
|1724 days ago||
Grandfather clock - 7 replies
Hey LJ members? I was just on the net this morning searching for prices on a handmade solid cherry grandfather clock. All I keep finding is clocks with a cherry finish or veneer and nothing out of solid cherry. My question is what would a handmade cherry GFC go for? Just a ball park average would be greatly appreciated. I do understand what t...
|1735 days ago||
Grizzly T10157 oak workbench - 1 reply
Hi, Does anybody own or maybe have placed an order from grizzly for the T10157 oak workbench? If so are these benches a good decent flat surface? I’m hopeing to get some input on the quality of the bench.
|1739 days ago||
Brass corners? - 2 replies
Hi everyone, I have a question about sealing over brass corners? I’m installing a set of 4 brass corners on a set of drawers I made. I’m applying a minwax polycrylic water based clearcoat finish. Can I apply this over the brass corners? Or will it just flake off. I’ve seen on other pieces of furniture that has these brass co...
|1749 days ago||
Green wood? - 2 replies
Hey fellow wood workers, I have a question about green wood? A living tree let’s say a hard cherry the moisture inside of it when it has been cut into boards, is that moisture sap? Or is it water? Thanks.
|1767 days ago||
Hi LJ members quick question, What is the difference between a cyclone DC and a (regular) DC? How come it seems that two DC systems that are in the same class one a cyclone and the other a regular the regular seems to have so much more CFM. Thanks.
|1784 days ago||
G9961? - 1 reply
Hey everyone, just was wondering if anyone has personal experience or owns a grizzly g9961 24” industrial planer? If possible I would like to no more about them, how do they perform? If thier anything like grizzlys industrial tools I’ll be sold on one!