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10-02-2017 10:48 PM

WANTED FARM HOUSE TABLE PHOTOS TO USE FOR A CLASS - 31 replies

Hi everyoneYes I’m asking to use a photo of a farmhouse table you made to use in an upcoming class I will teach. Of course, I’m not going to claim to have made the tables in your photos just to show different examples of farmhouse table styles.Yes, I’ve made tables over the years but can only find one photo and I don’t wa...

09-29-2017 07:32 PM

CHARLES NEIL PBS SHOW LETS HELP - 30 replies

Hi everyoneI’m sure a good number of you are aware that Charles Neil has shot a pilot for a PBS now all the various PBS channels will have the option of picking up the show, but how individual PBS channels throughout the nation select shows has a lot to do with the person in the show having a high number count on YouTube so if you would li...

09-22-2017 09:34 PM

GRIZZMAN'S WIFE'S GOFUNDME ACCOUNT CLOSING DOWN PLEASE MAKE YOUR FINAL DONATIONS - 25 replies

Hello Freinds As many of you know our dear friend Grizzman (Bob Putman) passed away in April of this year http://lumberjocks.com/grizzman . Bob was a good friend to many hear and his unique box’s and other projects plus his fantastic sense of humor is sorely missed. Bob and his wife both had challenging health problems making for tough tim...

09-21-2017 04:22 PM

Need help designing a pull down storage unit. - 52 replies

Hi friendsI’ve been trying to create some more accessible storage, I have 14’ high ceilings and two sets of 20” deep shelves the lowest being about 8’ off the floor. Now that I have had a foot problem I’m staying of ladders so I thought I could make some pull-down units that could keep up me off ladders, bringing th...

09-15-2017 07:38 PM

GETTING READY TO GET GOING,IS ORGANIZING STOPPING PROGRESS OR HELPING? - 29 replies

HOW-DAs I posted on another thread I’m trying to complete two projects that have been sitting around for years that are 90-95% complete, but being someone who likes a place for everything and everything in it’s place it seems I’m always getting ready to get going ,Part of the problem is that I’m a tool nut and keep acquir...

09-11-2017 07:22 PM

Sanding carvings - 11 replies

Hi everyoneI’ve been working on a pie crust tilt top table for years part of the problem is that This was my first project with what I consider a good amount of carved details. After many hours of sanding, I’m still doing one more sanding before I start the finishing process but I’m finding it hard to sand around smaller detail...

09-01-2017 10:55 PM

GETTING CARRIED AWAY,THE COVER STORY - 32 replies

Hi GangI have had a very busy year in my contracting business and have found my wood shop equipment had developed some surface rust on them.This is not a problem I usually have because I try and clean, treat and wax my machinery once every 4 months give or take, but it’s been almost a year since the last time they got the proper cleaning a...

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

NEED HELP WITH A SAWSTOP PROBLEM - 44 replies

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

TOMMY MC DONALD HAS LEFT ROUGH CUT PBS SHOW - 44 replies

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

WOODWORKING TV SHOWS WHAT DO YOU LIKE BEST ABOUT THEM ? - 70 replies

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

WOODWORKING CLASSES WHAT SUBJECT WOULD YOU ATTEND OR TEACH - 34 replies

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

A QUESTION FOR AC PROS,AC IN THE SHOP - 61 replies

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...

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