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04-16-2015 02:46 PM

Question about power generator - 5 replies

I am pretty familiar with electrical stuff, after all I do that for a living but—————-Yesterday we had pretty good storm with high winds ans snow. At home we lost the power.I have a Honda power generator. I started it and I ran my refrigerators, my freezers and some lights on it. Everything was working fine but not ...

03-05-2015 08:14 PM

Bowl turning, really!! - 17 replies

This is going to be a big bowl!!!!!!!

01-28-2015 07:47 PM

Did you see this slot mortiser? I really like it. - 5 replies

I think that this slot mortiser is very well designed, I really like it.

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

Real 8 Horses Power, no volt, one phase saw-mill, in action - 9 replies

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


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? - 67 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:

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

Bummer,I received the wrong Shelix head for my R4330 planer - 12 replies

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 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...

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