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12-24-2018 07:55 AM

Old Bed on Rubbish Heap. Species ID????? - 8 replies

Found an old bed frame on the rubbish heap in my Chinese village here in Hong Kong. Seems it was hand made mortise and tenon, I got three nice pieces out of it and took to them with a belt sander.They came up so good I went back to get more of the bed parts still on the heap. The wood is super heavy, seems some sort of reddish hard wood,At...

12-18-2018 10:21 PM

This is for Fat Blokes with webber BBQs - 15 replies

12-11-2018 07:08 AM

Sourcing walnut and oak - 14 replies

Lumber hard to source here in Hong Kong,I was wondering if any body knows where to buy Online some small pieces of Walnut and or Oak to be delivered in the US, Preferably NY. Thanks in advanceAnthony

08-23-2018 09:46 AM

Carpenters Pencils why oblong not round? - 23 replies

I had a friend ask “is there anything in the fact that carpenters pencils are elongated oblong as opposed to conventional round?”I’ve used them for years and never really thought about it.I know personally I tend to use a small conventional round pencil for finer workAnybody have any ideas? Oblong as opposed to conventional ro...

04-26-2018 05:03 AM

An act of Kindness here at Lumberjocks - 11 replies

Recently I posted an off topic forum asking if anybody could offer any help on where I could source a wheel rim for my Kublta RTV (which incidentally is in Australia) The forum can be seen here One of my Buddies here on Lumberjocks by the handle name of Recycle1943 responded to my ask for help, his prof...

03-27-2018 05:04 AM

Kubota RTV 900 wheel rim - 9 replies

Can anybody help, I need to purchase a 12 inch wheel rim for a Kubota 900 RTV farm vehicle, Preferably in the New York or Chicago areas.Thanks in advance, way way to expensive in Australia.Kind RegardsAnthony

03-23-2018 09:22 AM

Jointing Planes, are there smaller types available? - 22 replies

I see the reviews of the Lie Nielsen or I think originally Lee Valley 7 1/2 Low angle jointing plane which is for what I would call larger stock, Does anybody know if anybody produces a smaller jointer hand plane for like smaller woodworking pieces? I see a few ways of making jigs up for smaller hand planes but was interested if smaller type j...

03-20-2018 06:37 AM

Repairs required to Oak Table - 19 replies

My Friend had this table custom built of OAK in Japan. Its very new, only a week old actually and already cracks appearing. Can anybody give advice if this is repairable and how? The obvious of course glue and clamp. Anybody can elaborate? Thanks in advance. RegardsAnthm

06-23-2017 02:39 AM

Router Table or Versatile Work bench for 7" Saw and Router required - 5 replies

I was wondering if anyone can recommend some sort of potable work table that I can use to bolt my router or 7 inch Makita saw to. My workshop is tiny so I need something portable that I can put outside. I just purchased a Makita RP1801 router and definitely need a table for it, also I was thinking if I could bolt my Makita 7 inch circular saw...

01-12-2017 04:36 AM

Cabinet construction re Drawer fronts - 2 replies

I am building two bedside tables each with 1 drawer. My drawer fronts will finish flush with the front of the cabinet and therefore have a 1/8th gap between drawer front and cabinet, basically drawer front fits inside the cabinet and flush with outside. My question is this, Do I need to have a piece inside the cabinet for the back of the d...

07-26-2016 09:03 AM

Species Identification? - 1 reply

Hi all,Could somebody please help with Lumber identification?My mate has this slab in his shed , he does live in Japan although it may or may not have been imported.Any ideas?Kind RegardsAnthony Oh and he reports that the slab is “HARDER THAN A RUBICS CUBE USING OVEN MITTS”

04-21-2016 01:02 PM

Project pics disappearing - 2 replies

I was wondering if anyone has experienced their pics disappearing off there posted projects here on lumber jocks.I have reached out to the website managers here with nil response, Oh yes I have emailed more than once.For some reason I cant raise a response from the managers here,Will my pics reload or will I need to upload them again?Cheers

01-20-2016 07:48 AM

Taller sturdier folding stools - 2 replies

Attached here is a link to plans of a great design of folding stool. Some of these folding stools appear as projects here at lumber jocks. My question is , what would be the best way to make theses stools same design but a little higher and stronger?At the moment the plans come in at a height of 14and1/4 inches. I would like same design at...

11-18-2015 12:37 AM

SCREWS for Outdoor Adirondack chairs - 11 replies

Morning all, I finally sourced some lovely light colored Indonesian hardwood for my Adirondack chairs. (Here in Hong Kong, getting it from Toronto was Too Hard) Not Cheap so I want to get the project right. My biggest hurdle at the moment is what type of screws to use, preferably stainless I would have thought is better, Once agai...

11-09-2015 11:53 PM

Lumber in Toronto - 6 replies

Hi allWondering if someone can help me, I plan on building Adirondack chairs and table.I need lumber, problem is I live in Hong Kong, I will be in Toronto for work later this week and have Saturday off. I need to get my lumber but it needs to be dressed sizes and roughly cut to length. The reason I need it cut into small lengths is that I pla...

05-14-2015 01:26 AM

Outdoor Tall round table with tall stools - 4 replies

Hello all,I am new here so please excuse if I have posted in the wrong area. I am interested to build some outdoor furniture in particular a round tall table with 4 stools that have arm rests. I have attached a picture of something similar to what I want, the stools I have shown have a rounded sunken seat, already I am thinking this wi...

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