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08-05-2017 02:31 AM

year number 9 at LJs, hard to believe - 29 replies

Hi GangI happen to look at my day count next to my name and thought I’d check how long I’ve been on Ljs and to my shock and surprise, Monday will be my 9th anniversary here on Ljs I can’t believe it’s been that long! I just want to thank everyone for sharing their techniques, projects, and comments all these years, IR...

05-29-2017 02:41 PM

Remembering the fallen, Memorial day - 19 replies

As I go about my at home to do list this Memorial weekend the first 3 days off in a long time, I stopped and gave thought and thanks to all of our fallen men and woman who have sacrificed their lives for our country, I hope others will give thought to the meaning of this holiday also. I also want to thank all of those in the military who served...

04-18-2017 03:05 PM


Hi FreindsJust wondering if anyone can help with a problem I have with my 4 month old ICS SawStop? My ICS SawStop has been in very light use for only 4 months Here’s what has happened, I made a short cut in plywood with my saw and afterward heard a squeal like a wheel bearing going out and the blade would not move freely. To check thing...

04-15-2017 06:45 PM


Hi GangAccording to Charles Neil and Facebook Tommy Mcdonald has left the Rough cut tv show, It seems that the information about him leaving has two sides of the story, one side says he quit, while the other says he was fired.A rather Ironic item is the Charles Neil has just shot a pilot for a local PBS TV show perhaps putting Charles on the air...

01-31-2017 08:36 PM


Hi friendsI was thinking about some of the TV woodworking shows and other shows I’ve watched over the years like Norms New Yankee workshops, This old house, Woodsmith, the Woodright shop, rough cut , David Marks and even shows like Barnwood builders and how it’s made. I was trying to think what I liked best, was it just the how to p...

01-26-2017 03:11 PM


Hello friendsAs you may or may not know I’ve been teaching woodworking for my local community college for more than 10 years and now have had a recent spike in in interest in more privet classes, with this interest, I’ve decided to revamp my website and the classes I offer so I thought I would ask the membership what classes they wo...

01-11-2017 01:29 PM

SOLD POWERMATIC 66 5hp 42" fence TABLE SAW FOR SALE - 10 replies

Hi FriendsI’ve got a great Powermatic 66 for sale that I’ve had lots of interest in but I need to have it sold just for the room to put my new SawStop together. It’s in very good shape . I live in southern Oregon.ThanksJim My old friend old 66 has left the building (SOLD)

01-05-2017 08:14 PM

Selling my beloved Powermatic 66 need help finding a production date - 21 replies

Hi FriendsAs the title says I’m selling my beloved Powermatic 66 and need help finding production date since I don’t remember the exact date I bought it I think it was 1993. If you can help my serial # is 9666010.ThanksJim BTW if you live in Oregon or close by and you’re in the market for a great saw, here’s a link ...

10-01-2016 03:20 PM

Help I need a good router bit storage system(got photos ?) - 65 replies

Hi gangI have this problem ,I know a lot of you would like to have ,too many tools for the space I have. Being a tool hoarder I seem to acquire tools and have to find a place to put them.The tool storage problem of the day is where to put my router bits I’m guessing 250-300 of them. I’ve searched Ljs ,google,google images,Pinterest ...

08-16-2016 02:42 PM

8 years as a Lumberjock,thanks for all of the great times & friends - 75 replies

Today I received an email saying congrats on my 8th anniversary being a LumberJock. I don’t know where all of those years have gone but I sure have enjoyed sharing and learning on this great online community and of course a huge amount of friends I’ve gained through my membership here. Thanks to the person who created LJs and to the ...

07-17-2016 08:03 PM

Grizzman a good friend to me and LJ members, his work and present day trials - 18 replies

Hello friends, Today I had contact with my long to time LJ friend Grizzman (Bob). Bob is one of those remarkable people that can appreciate everyone’s projects and always has had positive things to say about everyone. Not only is Bob a great guy but he has had a most unique and wonderful design sense in his woodworking projects, plu...

06-18-2016 03:03 AM

Learning wood carving online - 20 replies

Hi FreindsI’ve had some long-term projects that have been sitting on a shelf for a long time and I decided to get them down and try and complete them.The reason I’ve put off completing these projects is they have lots of carving on them and having used a power carver on them, ( by my estimation they turned out pretty well given I...

06-05-2016 03:54 PM


Hi FriendsLiving in southern Oregon we have pretty mild weather but of late our summers and now late spring we have had some pretty hot days(for our area)a hundred degrees. this has brought me to the point that I’m considering putting AC in my shop. I’ve gone online and have done a little homework but I’m still confused as to w...

04-01-2016 02:02 PM

Veritas new tool - 20 replies

Here’s Veritas brand new tool

03-21-2016 07:06 PM

a most unique artist David Groth - 7 replies

I just happened upon this artist on the internet,his videos are very interesting ,where I started watching he locates his material(Myrtle wood) on the beach .After watching a couple more videos that follows and a very creative approach, he has a most amazing carved table,that he appears(according to his website links) to getting a very good pric...

01-31-2016 06:48 PM

Don't do what I did - 49 replies

Hi GangI was watching some home fix it on TV and noticed a number of things that they homeowners were doing completely wrong on there home remodel. It’s funny how things go,years gone by I use to watch TV shows to learn home repair and woodworking techniques and now after close to 30 years of woodworking and as a contractor I tend to watch...

01-27-2016 02:43 PM

How did he do that? - 21 replies

Found this online crazy and wild.

01-12-2016 02:58 PM

Didn't win the lottery ? make your own money - 9 replies

I found this online, incredible carving. Check out the link below.

01-02-2016 08:24 PM


HI Friends A couple years ago I asked for help for my son’s medical problem and you all helped so much,I’m so very grateful for that and thank each and every one of you for your financial help,medical advice and well wishing. One of our very active members (Dallas)has been struck with very serious medical and financial problems...

12-30-2015 07:06 PM

Time for the 1st annual useless tool award - 219 replies

Hi folksI have been looking at some new woodworking catalogs and thinking that many of the items listed are ridiculously easy to make or totally unnecessary ,at least from my point of view. So I thought it might be fun for everyone to list their most useless tool and why, who knows it might help others from making the same mistake and buying tho...

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