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New members are getting out of control!

420 days ago by cajunpen | 44 comments »

Is it just me, or are other getting sick of the Porn sites that is being allowed to register as mermbers. I can live with all of the non- offensive sites, such as the weight loss, or muscle building sites, that are frequently signing up. All of this is to TRY to boost their site’s rankings in the Search Engines -and it certainly doesn’t hurt LJ’s membership stats – but I really do take offense to the blatant Porn advertisements. Today there were at least 25 picture...

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As The Lathe Turns #36: Good To Be Back

399 days ago by William | 20 comments »

I know it’s been peaceful around here. I got down for a bit, as I sometimes do, and haven’t been able to get any wood work done to show ya’ll.Well I’m back, and boy does it feel good to have something to actually show. It isn’t much, but today was the most I’ve done in the shop in weeks. This post is actually more than just today’s work. I’ve fiddled around a little here and there the laqst few weeks, just not enough for a post. So here goes.Her...

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Surgery again

379 days ago by Eagle1 | 5 comments »

It’s been a while since I have been out to the shop. Which sucks I have new equipment to put together and use. this will be the 3rd one so far this year. We know what is causing it, it’s the eplipsey that is doing it, it’s starting to get worse. Will have to talk if there is anything that can be done. The eplipsey is not able to take care of. So I am wondering how long it’s going to be before I have to have a knee replacement. Later will let you know whats going on ...

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Tool thoughts #50: First show, plus new job among other thoughts.

362 days ago by NedB | 5 comments »

Hi folks, been a very busy couple of months. The new job is going very well, in fact this past week, I got the nod and was promoted to site manager for the courier service finally. I knew it would be ‘different’... and it was in fact that, but it was a ‘good’ different, and the pay will be nice when it hits the bank account next week. I had been covering routes that brought it up close to that pay rate before, but now I’m busier than ever and getting more b...

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My Journey As A Scroll Saw Pattern Designer #1104: Damask Plaque Patterns are Posted on My Site

346 days ago by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 8 comments »

Today’s post will be fairly brief. I need to get to it and write and send out the newsletter from our site today announcing the new patterns. I had a really good response from people yesterday and many are anxious to get their copies. I am really happy about this, as I also really like the new designs. I think they are both fun to cut and nice to look at once they are done. The four new patterns for the Damask Silhouette plaques are as follows: SLD434 Songbirds: SLD435 Ki...

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My Journey As A Scroll Saw Pattern Designer #1114: New Design for the Magazine and Lots of Other Things

332 days ago by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 3 comments »

Today was the first day of the season that I woke up and it was still pitch dark outside. Even though I am nearly through my first cup of coffee, it still is just now barely getting light. Another sure sign that summer is weaning and autumn and winter are quickly approaching. I need to write quickly today, as the day is already full and looks as if it will be a busy one. My dear kitty Coco is having some problems and I had to call the vet last night. The problems didn’t seem emerge...

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Table bookcase #1: Getting the stock ready

313 days ago by siavosh | 2 comments »

Last week I found a pro woodworker/contractor advertising his offcuts on craigslist. I headed over and was in awe of what he called offcuts. I ended up with some great tips from him in addition to some slabs of Alaskan yellow cedar, sugar pine, and some pieces of walnut and cherry. I’m saving these for a toolbox I hope to make soon and a marking gauge. In the meantime, I knew I was running out of space to store this wood in a sightly manner back home. The little wood space I did have...

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Make a solid chisel holder

295 days ago by JordsWoodShop | 2 comments »

In this video I show you how to make a solid chisel holder so you can organise all of your chisels and screw drivers. View to video – Download the FREE plans –

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T2 Delta Fence System

231 days ago by scvwood27 | 0 comments »

If anybody in the Southern California area or anybody who is willing to pay shipping is interested in a brand new T2 fence system, I am selling one for $150. Danny

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Bowl Making! - Showing off some of our new toys in action!! #6: A new lathe - Powermatic 3520B ...

212 days ago by Eric M. Saperstein | 3 comments »

Well all the upgrades to our Delta DL40 proved to be maybe too much. We (as in I) sheared the main spindle clean off at the end of the inboard threads. So much for that we can’t find a part. It’s gone to a friends shop who may machine a new one for it when he gets the time so the new motor and controller won’t go to waste. We decided it was time for something new – and we ordered a Powermatic 3520B and an assortment of new accessories. We made sure we had a new plat...

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