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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...

12-26-2015 09:05 PM

NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS for the wood shop - 26 replies

Hi friendsI really don’t think much of new years resolutions,but this year I looked around my shop and realized something has to be done. I like to be organized so I don’t spend time looking for things,but not to the point that my shop looks like some shops ,you know the ones that looks like someone’s living rooms without furni...

12-24-2015 04:31 PM

Can you guess what these turnings are made of - 23 replies

I found these online it took a while for me to figure out what kind of material was used. Can you guess?

12-16-2015 04:25 PM

Dumbing down woodworking with the help of some online designers - 113 replies

Hi FolksThose of you that know me know most of the time I try and stay on a positive note,but this subject is a pet peeve of mine. As a woodworking teacher I’ve had to battle the idea of using butt joints and screws for every woodworking project. A big cause of these poor joinery ideas are from some bloggers and online designers This thing...

12-06-2015 06:09 PM

I'm Just trying to have fun On LJs ,I hope you are too. - 68 replies

Hi GangAs the title says”I’m just trying to have fun” and I am and I don’t intend to let others take that away from me. After being a member here for some time and commenting quite a bit(some would say too much) I occasionally run across members that seem to enjoy challenging everything I say and everyone else says on an...

12-04-2015 03:58 PM

Pete Nelson tree house builder - 45 replies

As a licenced contractor in Oregon every now and then I get notices about unlicensed contractors getting fined.This notice goes to show that even builders on TV shows don’t play by the rules. COPY The Construction Contractors Board (CCB) recently fined a Washington-based business $5,000 for working without a license while building a ...

11-28-2015 07:15 PM

Wow this is a mind blowing work of art. - 14 replies

I found this on Charles Neils Master woodworking forumI could never Imagine where to start with such a unbelievably beautiful desk and then there’s the interior out of this world mechanisms . Enjoy

11-11-2015 04:00 PM


Happy Veterans DayThank you all who have served your country and it’s citizens for your service in the military,I for one am grateful and most appreciative for your dedication and great sacrifices you have made to protect and serve this great country. Here are my family members who have served,thank you Stan,Scott Joe and Dave.

09-26-2015 06:13 PM

I'm amazed and astonished by how many folks have made me their buddies,THANK YOU ALL - 27 replies

Hi Friends and buddiesMy wife occasionally ask me how many comments I have since I don’t really pay attention anymore I have to look to tell her,but today when I told her about getting a good number of notices of new buddies she asked “how many buddies did I have”,I said I’d have to count.After counting much to my shock ...

09-17-2015 02:56 PM

Is it April's fools day already ??? - 17 replies

I got an e-mail promo today and thought this has to be a joke.

09-05-2015 04:06 PM


I have had a few projects on my dream project build list ,but what has been on top of the list for a long time is a bombe chest on Chest. 1st obstacle, know how. The “know how” category has been handled by Charles Neil,he has built a few Bombe’s and has even covered the subject on a “mastering woodworking” online c...

08-30-2015 03:25 PM

A Tribute to all of the great craftspeople who contribute to Lumberjocks - 33 replies

HOW D folksWhen I joined LJs some 7+ years ago I was attracted to this site by all of the great craftsmen and woman and I’m still in awe of the talents of the these folks and their projects,blogs and informative comments. I would not be so presumptive as to list folk in an order of 1st place 2nd and so forth but rather just give all these ...

08-29-2015 02:23 PM

Has anyone used WOODTEK® EQUI-PRESSURE CLAMPS? Any reviews? - 27 replies

Hi gangMy turn to ask a question. Even though I have close to 300 clamps and I’m pushing 30 years as a woodworker I have never used these type of clamps before( WOODTEK┬« EQUI-PRESSURE CLAMPS ) Has anyone had experiance using these type of panel clamps?Thanks Jim

08-19-2015 10:46 PM

What woodworking sources did you learn from and are you learning from now? - 48 replies

Hi GangI was thinking back when I first started woodworking,back then there was no internet so I gained a lot of my knowledge from magazines and TV shows and of course trial and error.Back then my favorite magazine was “FineWoodworking ” My Favorite TV show was “The New Yankee Work Shop” and much more information was gain...

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