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20 days ago

SELLING OUT AND MOVING ON - PLUS 6YEARS ON LJS - 73 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...

80 days ago

LEAD PAINT A REAL DANGER - 29 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 ...

94 days ago

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...

109 days ago

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...

134 days ago

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...

139 days ago

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...

168 days ago

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

171 days ago

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

173 days ago

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

175 days ago

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...

179 days ago

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...

196 days ago

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

196 days ago

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...

208 days ago

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

215 days ago

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.

233 days ago

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 ...

235 days ago

Jocks members were gone on the jocks page with adblock on,problem solved - 15 replies

Is it just me, that all of the jocks members are gone from the jocks page or have they been gone for everyone. I go to the jocks page every now and then to see who’s on line ,but they have been gone for 3 weeks. I already let Debbie know about it . It’s no big deal I was just curious if anyone else had noticed the same thing. Edit...

252 days ago

OREGON - 39 replies

Just a little bit about Oregon “According to Jeff Foxworthy: If you can taste the difference between Starbucks, Seattle’s Best, and Dutch Bros, you live in Oregon. · If someone in a Home Depot store offers you assistance and they don’t work there, you live in Oregon. · If you’ve worn shorts, sandals and a parka at the same time, you ...

262 days ago

E-MAIL NOTICES PROBLEM SOLVED? SIGNED SILLY OLD GUY - 39 replies

It’s been a couple weeks since I got any notices of PMs or watched threads,Ms Debbie reported it but no e-mail notices have come through yet. Am I the only one this is happening to ? UPDATE : SILLY OLD ME DID NOT CHECK MY SPAM FILE, THAT WAS THE PROBLEM THAT’S WERE ALL OF MY NOTICES WERE.

266 days ago

A SOURCE FOR DEFT LACQUER - 14 replies

I’ve heard some folks are having trouble getting Delf Lacquer so I thought I’d share this info a friend of mine had sent me . I have found and confirmed that the DO IT BEST hardware stores carry and will continue to carry Deft…You can also go to their website and order it and have it shipped to the nearest store and you wil...

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