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|08-04-2016 10:05 AM||
How to make a coffin smoother plane? - 14 replies
My son in law in a garage sale bought me some used wood working tool.One of the toll is a coffin smother plane. The plane was made I supposed of some kind of fruit tree wood, I suspect it i s walnut. What is left is more holes than wood.I have cleaned and sharpen the blade very nicely. Now I would like to re-make the body but I have no experienc...
|03-04-2016 07:29 PM||
Why am I not surprised by this? - 9 replies
A short while ago I let LJs know about our friend Bruce Ashworth passing away. http://lumberjocks.com/topics/148674One of his daughter had called my wife to let us know. I knew that Bruce had built his own casket.(I probably like some kind of nuclear bomb shelter)His daughter texted my wife this morning to tell her the following story: ...
|02-28-2016 01:22 PM||
Against adblockers. - 9 replies
We enjoy the Internet in great part because it is free of charge.If we had to pay every time we logon or every time we watch a video or every time we read something on LJ, we certainly would stop very rapidly to watch anything on the Internet. I have been using the Internet for many years; before some of you were born. I spend several years o...
|02-28-2016 12:51 PM||
C_PLUS_Woodworker passed away. - 9 replies
Last night I received a phone call from one of his daughter to tell me that Bruce passed away two days ago. Bruce D. Ashworth 1947 – 2016 Bruce Don Ashworth passed away February 26, 2016 due to heart disease. Bruce was born March 25, 1947 in Salt Lake City, Utah and is the son of Don Ferrin Ashworth and Julia Clark Sorenson. He spen...
|12-20-2015 03:24 AM||
Tips from a Shipwright - 11 replies
I have watched a lot of video from this website in the last 24 hours. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClPa3pmqKwApysaYi7B7Nlg They are fascinating and the craftsmanship is excellent. In addition there are many good tricks to learn, like on this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I4Wg21V5PnY I hope that you will enjoy these video...
|12-08-2015 05:53 PM||
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wGDkliy1DEU These videos remind me of things that my father saw being done when he was a kid.Enjoy.
|11-11-2015 11:05 AM||
I received a short message from Bruce Ahsworht aka CPLUSWoodworker this morning.Here it is:Just met with the surgeons for their last update. My cardiologist tagged along as well. The sole purpose, it appears, is that the cardiologist (with whom we have many years of interaction) wanted and felt the need to tell Michele and I that not ...
|11-04-2015 11:47 PM||
A video well worth watching again - 9 replies
May be you already watched this video.Even if you did, I believe that it is well worth watching again and the music is wonderful.It is nice to know that some things are still made the right way (versus the cheap way).If you do not have experienced a hand stitched rasp, I invite you to buy a Liogier rasp, they are expensive at first but like all ...
|09-10-2015 04:24 PM||
Please pray for C_PLUS_Woodworker's - 13 replies
I personally know Bruce, I did not read or heard anything from him for a long while.I sent him personal messages , I had no reply.Bruce was in poor health.Do you know anything about him that I do not know?Thank you.
|06-05-2015 10:17 PM||
Window 10 Rocks - 105 replies
Between my wife and I we have 5 computers and laptops at home and we mange to use everyone of them!I love to experiment with new software and new OS and stuff.I have been running Window 10 on my computers for a little while and I love it.Window 10 rocks big time
|06-04-2015 09:03 AM||
A beautiful hammer - 16 replies
I am shopping for a vintage axe to restore and to use.Last night I went to this store to look for an axe , I did not find any but I found this beautiful hammer that I bought. The hammer is beautifully made and it is very well balanced. Really it is a very nice object to own and a pleasure to hold.I removed the lacquer from the handle and ...
|05-26-2015 06:14 PM||
A neat invention - 10 replies
I just saw this video on YouTube for the first time. May be you already saw it.I really like this invention. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S074ke-EJ6U
|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!!!!!!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W0Mod_92VZA
|01-28-2015 07:47 PM||
I think that this slot mortiser is very well designed, I really like it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2RQcClMWeh4
|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...