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Just for Fun... #35: Feeling Better!!

10-27-2010 02:37 PM by littlecope | 16 comments »

I started feeling lousy a little over three weeks ago… woke up one Monday morning with a chill that I just couldn’t shake. I don’t know if it was a cold, or the flu, or what, but I haven’t felt “normal” until this week…I didn’t even have any specific symptoms, and it wasn’t a knockdown, drag-’em-out thing either, I just had the blahs… didn’t feel like Woodworking… I didn’t even feel like hanging out here on LJ...

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Table saw upgrade #3: Getting Closer?

10-27-2010 02:22 PM by dedalo | 3 comments »

After a while away from the garage, I could clean it up and make some room to keep with the table saw.I changed the incra postioner for a longer 25”, I cannot import the 32” because of shipping cost, but I think the 25” will do. I made a top out of some left overs and tried a “sandwich” of MDF and hardboard. I think the final one will be made out of fenolic multilaminate and hardboard. this top desnĀ“t have a hardwood frame becouse is just to try things out...

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My Journey As A Creative Designer - Woodworking and Beyond #146: Deep Thoughts for a Wednesday

10-27-2010 11:58 AM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 8 comments »

I must really be getting old. I have an appointment to get my eyes checked this morning and I have been up since just past four being restless and thinking about it. It is now just after six and I have already gone through most of my mail and read the headlines and picked around here a bit. It didn’t help that it rained all night and I know that I will have to drive on the wet highway. Last April I had to go on the same road after the rain. The road is not in great repair and a...

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The great Lumberjocks shoe challenge #17: Time to finish up and get ready for the unveiling

10-27-2010 10:04 AM by Jordan | 27 comments »

Well wouldn’t ya know it – just when I need it most, my camera died so I had to try it with the Ipod – not so great.At any rate, this is not about me, it is about YOU and your SHOE. I have decided that the unveiling will be on Friday, Nov. 12th. so it’s time to finish your masterpiece.Considering the time zones are different, I will contact Martin about how you will post your photos ahead of that day so that they can be shown to your LJ buddies together. As f...

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making my jawbreaker turning

10-27-2010 09:23 AM by hifijohn | 6 comments »

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Building My Work Shop #4: So it's Decided

10-27-2010 06:02 AM by Crushgroovin | 11 comments »

Well I slept on it and talked about it with some friends. I am going to go with a Sawstop! Thanks to everyone who took a minute to add some insight. So now I get to start selling stuff on eBay and saving up for the big purchase. Only decision left is which model to go with. I have narrowed it down the the 1.75 HP Cabinet or the 3.0 HP cabinet. There is about a $600 difference between the two. Just not convinced I need a 3 HP saw. While I do bog down at times when using my Shopsmith, ...

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Extremely Average #284: Half Blind Dovetail Success

10-27-2010 04:21 AM by Ecocandle | 8 comments »

Hello All, I felt terrible that I was unable to include a picture in yesterday’s blog. I cut another half blind, for the other side of the drawer and it turned out even better. So though I don’t have my Nikon, I used my iphone to take a photo for tonight’s blog. I also included a new poll widget on my blog. I want your opinion on how much I should charge for my Kindle version of Henry Wood. I will be keeping all the chapters up on the blog, so it will always be ava...

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Another day, another nickle #25: I'm a Lumber Jock and I'm OK.....................

10-27-2010 01:37 AM by Thos. Angle | 22 comments »

Keith and the boys got dressed up and Julie took some photos.That’s my fiddle playin’ son-in-law, Keith Niehenke and grandsons Ry and Cash. I hope I live long enough to teach them use a plane and chisel. Lordy ain’t they good’uns???

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Not exactly woodworking, but close enough. #14: Up, up and away...

10-27-2010 01:35 AM by dbhost | 5 comments »

Not exactly a beautiful balloon. I am now on to the overhead. The mistakes made on the bottom still need to be fixed (cut and splice time is coming, VERY soon… I sort of forgot the drops for the jointer, and the floor sweep… I am a real ditz sometimes… It has been one of those projects where more parts were needed (where did all my 45 elbows go? I am somewhat wondering if I would have been better off with sweep elbows but oh well, what is done is done… As many as...

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My quest for "Scary Sharp" #1: first time trying Scary Sharp

10-27-2010 01:20 AM by ic3ss | 18 comments »

I picked up this Miller’s Falls jackplane a few months ago for $35 at a garage sale. When I had a chance to take it apart and learn what I could find on hand planes, I kind of became enamored with them. Next thing I know, I inherited my Father-in-law’s Stanley Bedrock 604 smoother, and a week later I was bidding on an old Stanley No. 8. My wife is wondering where this all ends at this point. So I picked up a honing guide from Rockler, and a couple of free granite counter top cu...

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