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11-12-2014 09:53 PM

LOOKING FOR A SOURCE FOR ALMOND WOOD LUMBER ? - 17 replies

Hi Friends I have a prospective client that would like a small table made from almond wood. I’ve done quite a bit of calling around and searching on line trying to find a source for almond wood (from almond trees) but have come up empty. Does any one know anyone that sells and ships almond wood,I won’t need a large quantity given ...

10-22-2014 09:32 PM

CHARLES NEIL'S THANK YOU GIFT - 36 replies

As Many of you know I’ve been a fan of Charles Neil for a long time,besides being a top notch furniture master woodworker and expert on finishing who has made hundreds of videos and and authored books on his great wealth of knowledge . He is also one of the most kind and generous person’s I know . Charles has had a subscription on li...

09-16-2014 06:25 PM

I WOULD LIKE SOME INPUT ABOUT WASHINGTON STATE - 58 replies

Hi friendsAs I stated in a post a little while back I would like to live in the country again and retire ,but since that hinged on me selling my home and or businesses and I have no takers so far, I’ve come up with an alternative plan. I’m not thinking of pulling some equity from my home and buying a fixer upper in the country. Afte...

09-14-2014 04:04 PM

For all you radial arm saw fans here you go... - 9 replies

I saw this in todays Craigslist ads and thought the radial arm saw fans would like it. http://roseburg.craigslist.org/tls/4667530889.html

08-08-2014 04:12 AM

Edit... SELLING OUT AND MOVING ON - 92 replies

Hi gang I’ve been very busy lately with my contracting business this summer and having had a loved one in the in hospital,and rehab. So those are some of the reasons I haven’t been very active on LJs. After checking in on LJs I did notice my 6 year anniversary is tomorrow. I’ve learning a lot over the years of being a mem...

06-08-2014 04:55 PM

LEAD PAINT A REAL DANGER - 30 replies

Recently I came across a post about a child sanding a piece of furniture ,my first thought was how cute it was see a littleone sanding, then my second thought was I wonder if that furniture has lead paint on it. As a contractor of 26 years and even as a home renovator before my contracting years, I’ve done many jobs that involved scraping ...

05-26-2014 04:57 AM

Memorial day ,a day to remember those who have served and fallen - 11 replies

Hi FriendsI know we all know what Memorial day is all about, but with our busy live’s we some times spend more time getting ready to celebrate holidays then thinking about what they represent. When we are enjoying time off and visiting with family and friends, if we can all take some time to think of all of those brave souls who gave there...

05-10-2014 03:38 PM

Any tricks for installing bed rail hardware ? - 35 replies

Hi GangI have a bed to build for a customer and I’m using bed interlocking hardware. I you haven’t used this hardware before it mortices into both the post and the end grain of the rails of the bed. This bed rail is about 80”long so one way is to clamp the rail to a ladder and build a simple mortice jig on the end of the rail s...

04-15-2014 06:38 PM

What the heck is this,ohhh thats were that was,oh no I just bought one these... - 67 replies

Hello Friends From my title you might guess what’s going on ? Yep I’m cleaning my shop trying to vacuum up loose saw dust and putting things back were they belong(???),after a extended time period working on my last job. It’s a much bigger job than it should be because I really didn’t focus on dust collection as much a...

04-10-2014 09:17 PM

THANK YOU MS.DEBBIE - 28 replies

Debbie I have seen in the current E-maginzing you are retiring from the LJs E-magazine ,I just wanted to thank you for all those years of publishing the E magazine , plus all of the many things you’ve done for all of us on Ljs you have also done a wonderful job as the community manager over all those years too. Your attitude has always be...

03-12-2014 10:11 PM

HAPPY BIRTHDAY GRIZZMAN - 21 replies

Happy birthday my good buddy you are the ultimate Lumberjock and the winter contest first prizz winner too.HIP HIP HOORAY for Bob aka Grizzman

03-10-2014 05:32 AM

Cabin build video very cool - 15 replies

Hi friendsMy Lj buddy KOVA sent me this video of a cabin build ,I’m not sure what country this is in.EnjoyThanks Kova https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_3J5wkJFJzE

03-08-2014 01:36 AM

Are finishing companies selling products they know are not good ? - 6 replies

Check this out . It’s sad when you check on how to use a finishing product with the company that makes it,and you get bad information right from the horses mouth. http://lumberjocks.com/topics/58887

03-05-2014 10:04 PM

LOOKING FOR REPLACEMENT MORTISING CHISELS FOR MY LAGUNA MORTISER ,THE SAME OLD CUSTOMER SERVICE PROB - 14 replies

Hi everyoneI’m trying to find replacement mortising chisels for my Platinum Series Tilting Head mortiser. I called and talked to a salesman at Laugna asking if my model number mortiser would accept the titling head mortiser chisels shown on line for a mortiser that looked like the one I have but I have but the one I have has a different m...

03-02-2014 12:55 AM

SAD NEWS,ROGER CLARK AKA REX PASSES AWAY - 41 replies

Hello friends I just recieved a PM from Spilterman saying that Roger Clark aka Rex had passed away on February 26th 2014.Roger had been battling cancer for a number of years and for some time we had been in touch on a regular basis , I have fond memories of our antics on LJs were Roger ,Grizz and I would try and out silly each other and the many...

02-12-2014 11:31 PM

I'm trying to find a photo of a mortice and tenon that was the makers signature - 32 replies

I was hoping to find a photo of a person (I believe to be Japanese) that had a threw tenon that was his signature ,I know I’ve seen this but can seem to find it on line. I wanted to show my students whats possible in our work shop on joinery.Any help would really be appreciated . Thanks Jim

02-12-2014 07:26 PM

NEWBIES AND NOT SO NEW WOODWORKERS HERE'S YOUR CHANCE TO LEARN THE BASICS AND MORE - 14 replies

Hi GangI just got an email from Charles Neil’s shop saying they have a new DVD coming out covering all of these subjects. Here’s the info the DVD has: Selecting & Processing (planing, jointing)Equipment: Table Saw; Band Saw; Chop Saw; Drill Press; Lathe; Spindle Sander; Drum Sander; Router; Mortiser and more.Techniques: Glu...

02-01-2014 01:50 AM

LOOKING FOR A LOW COST TABLE SAW, $ 200. - 26 replies

Here’s a oldie but moldy ,you be the judge is it a treasure or a boat anchor ? http://roseburg.craigslist.org/tls/4303535324.html

01-24-2014 03:44 PM

HERE'S LOOKING AT YOU KID'S - 13 replies

My wife found these photos on line on a site she visits, I wonder if any of the rest of the gang has photo’s of faces in their wood.

01-07-2014 04:50 AM

Our dogs place in our american society - 81 replies

Before I start let me say I don’t dislike dogs or people who own them,I have had many dogs they were considered treasured members of our family.I know many people may disagree with me but I think that our love of dogs have gone overboard with people treating dogs and other pets like people. They dress dogs up like people,they address them ...

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