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|09-24-2014 06:10 PM||
Which screws to use - 16 replies
I have a pergola ( gazebo).On the top of it I have twenty 2×6 lying flat.Because of the sun , the rain, the snow and so on, these get rapidly deteriorating.I do not not want to have to climb on the pergola every year especially as I get older so,to protect them, I am getting galvanized steel caps made.Question: which kind of screws should I...
|06-10-2014 07:04 PM||
How to make "butterfly" table extensions? - 11 replies
How to make “butterfly” table extensions as on this table?Thank you.
|06-06-2014 10:23 AM||
Merci infiniment - 14 replies
A great thank you to all who 70 years ago came to liberate not only my country France but all Europe.Year after year I remember of you.Bert
|05-27-2014 05:59 PM||
|05-23-2014 12:00 AM||
How to adjust a Wixey on a planer? - 9 replies
I have a Wixey on my planer and it is off by 0.002”.If I calibrate it as per the instruction and then check the reading on the Wixey with a digital caliper I constantly have a difference of 0.002”.I checked my HF digital caliper with a calibrated shim set, it is right on.So how can adjust the Wixey so that its reading will be accurat...
|05-19-2014 10:43 AM||
HF SAND BLASTING GUN. - 7 replies
I am thinking about buying a HF SAND BLASTING GUN.Which blasting medium should I get with it?Thank you.
|05-19-2014 10:40 AM||
Free if you come pick it up in SLC - 0 replies
When I bought my Clearview DC several years ago, it came with a 6” suction hose about 20 feet long.This is a high quality hose with a grounding copper braided cable.I never used this hose. I had it do for sale twice and I never had one call for it.If you want it and if you come get it, it is yours free.PM me if you want it.
|05-09-2014 07:22 PM||
Which one is your favorite? - 20 replies
Do you read the signatures in the posts?I always do.Some are excellent.Which one is for your favorite signature and why?
|05-04-2014 01:18 PM||
Who was first? - 28 replies
We all know about the Fein oscillating tool that we all desired but we could not afford. Yesterday I review the Harbor Freight oscillating tool. a1Jim replied and started a discussion about who marketed the first clone. I was under the impression that HF had the first clone.a1Jim said that he believes that Rockwell was first. So quest...
|05-01-2014 04:02 PM||
Are you envious? - 62 replies
A while ago at work, I found out that one of our manager had a wood shop.He told me that he works on order and that he sales all his production. I heard from another wood worker what he does a very beautiful work.About a month ago he told me that he was moving to a larger house and that he will have a 2400 sq.feet shop in the full daylight bas...
|04-28-2014 06:08 PM||
Finishing Baltic beech plywood - 22 replies
I have to make some book displays for my church’s new location.I shall be using Baltic Beech plywood both 3/4” and 1/2”.What is the best ,least expensive and easiest way to finish them?What about sanding, I am going to cut through the veneer if I sand them?Which grit to use, 220?Thank you for your help.
|04-03-2014 01:48 PM||
Listen to wood making music - 9 replies
An extra-ordinary video.This is in Japan:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C_CDLBTJD4M#t=128
|02-28-2014 10:32 PM||
Who make these trucks? - 21 replies
My first love in life are big mechanical things, the bigger , the better.I “love” Russian and Czechoslovak army trucks.Who make the trucks in this picture?
|02-20-2014 12:20 AM||
Is this just me? - 7 replies
Tonight in my Firefox, Lumberjock displays all screwed up again.Is this just me?
|02-01-2014 10:36 PM||
I shall have a full blown blog when this is finished. This afternoon I received the Shelix head for my Rigid R4330 planer but it seems to be the wrong one.The original cutting head has a gear machined in to drive the drive rollers.The head from Shelix does not have any gear.If indeed this the wrong head ,that would explain why there was absol...
|01-27-2014 04:05 PM||
How to retrofit a brake on a band-saw? - 3 replies
I posted on another post ( where we talk about retrofitting a brake on Grizzly band saws http://lumberjocks.com/topics/57505) this idea: “Another idea would be to have a temporary switch to reverse the current on the motorAs you hold the paddle switch to stop the saw, you send a current to the motor in the reverse direction to stop it, ...
|01-26-2014 02:46 PM||
Questions about epoxy finish - 18 replies
I just discovered epoxy finish for wood.At work all our floors are finished with epoxy but I never tried it on wood.I built a farm table out of old beams. I think that this would have been a perfect finish for it.I have questions:How well does it resist outside, under the rain ,snow , sun, etc?Can I sand my existing lacquer finish on my farm tab...
|01-25-2014 10:13 PM||
Where do you buy your belt-sander belts? - 14 replies
I used to buy my belt-sander belts at KLINGSPOR but the last time I checked their prices , I was shocked.Where do you buy your belts?Thank you.Bertrand
|01-23-2014 10:45 PM||
I showed you my mobile wood turning station at the beginning of the week. As soon as I published the pictures, I knew that I wanted to add a dust collection.Here you go.The dust collection works quite well for smaller chips, works even better when sanding and ( not surprisingly) not so well for larger chips.Thank you for watching
|01-23-2014 01:52 PM||
After what happened last week to Monte and because of another thread, I am thinking about installing a wireless fire, smoke,security system.My shop is separated from my house and anything can happen in it with out me ever knowing it.I use a wood stove in my shop and more and more people know about my shop and the tools inside.I think that little...