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02-04-2011 07:46 AM

Best Project Instead Of Latest Project. - 9 replies

When someone looks at a LumberJocks home page they are greeted by their “Latest” project. For me the “Latest” project is usually just the latest project I finally got around to taking pictures of. It’s rarely the latest project that I built and it’s almost never the first thing I want someone to see if they ar...

01-30-2011 05:31 AM

Sanding shadows - 4 replies

Please tell me I’m not the only one who’s ever done this… I spent several minutes trying to sand and buff a dark streak out of a table top today thinking it was a result of not having done a very good job of wiping the oil off of it when I put a coat of finish on it last week. I finally turned it around to get a better look at ...

01-16-2011 05:58 AM

Why are we still not using the metric system in the USA? - 139 replies

I’ve hated the american system of measurement ever since I learned the metric system in junior high school some 30 years ago when I was told that the US had plans to officially convert to Metric. That obviously never happened. The current project I’m working on has dimensions down to an accuracy of 1/64 of an inch making it particula...

07-19-2010 03:38 AM

Table Saw for sale or trade - 10 replies

I upgraded to a SawStop a few months ago and need to get rid of my General table saw. It’s a great saw for the cost and I thought I’d let my fellow LJs have first shot at it before I post on on EBay or craigslist. It went for about $1200 new when I bought it 4 years ago. It’s only been used on weekends by a hobbiest so it is st...

05-29-2010 06:55 PM

How many unfinished projects have you got going on at once? - 12 replies

My wife asked me this a while ago and when I counted them up I was a bit surprised even for myself: Hickory China Cabinet for the dining roomWalnut Dough box for downstairsTiger Wood Jewelery box for my wifeAbout 20 keepsake boxes at various stages of productionNew base for my work benchBed frame with drawers for storage under the bedButcher ...

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