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"Exogens of All That Is" ---by RusticWoodArt

01-15-2007 02:12 PM by frank | 4 comments »

”Exogens of All That Is” i am sitting here thinking of all my genetic dna’s in this game of global pursuit, as i am being rounded and roughly gouged by the hewing hand of this one greater then i, that one who holds the well oiled broadaxe….., greater then i….?!?....and so i look to the hand from which i was hewn as this one is the giver of all life in this my moment of now…. —-if i was to say to you my dearest remembered hardwood,or where...

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I'm back again

02-28-2007 08:33 PM by jockmike2 | 8 comments »

Back, now thats a play on words. I had to stay off my tailbone for another week, according to the Dr. Well after breaking it twice in 4 years it’s getting pretty sore. One more fall and maybe I can tallk them into removing it. Only thing when I sat down I’d be like jello. Guess what I recieved in the mail from Uncle Martin, a beautiful Lumberjock T shirt. Best present I ever got. I’m proud of that and give Martin a lot of credit for sending it, as much as a pain in the rump...

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Thorsen table challenge - tease! #2: Oscorner has pictures!

04-01-2007 01:43 PM by oscorner | 19 comments »

As promised here they are: First is a picture of the rough sawn cherry wood that I cut select sections from. Next, the WoodMaster turns the rough sawn wood to something of beauty: I checked the downloaded plans as I contemplate the direction of the changes that I will make to it: I cut the legs: Days later I tried a few design options for the legs, but opted to keep it simple: Last but not least, the table top boards are glued up:

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Thorsen Table #6: Drawer Construction

06-04-2007 06:38 PM by cheller | 3 comments »

I’m catching up on blogging the construction of my Thorsen House side table. The Saturday before the project was due I decided to start the day with the construction of the drawer box. Several years ago I bought a dovetail jig at Rockler, which I’ve never used. I decided that this was the perfect chance to give it a try. I’d pulled it out of the box, affixed it to a clamping board and familiarized myself with it’s part the night before so I was all set to go. ...

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Does it hurt to go to a urologist?

07-11-2007 01:36 AM by jockmike2 | 24 comments »

I’ve got to go to a urologist tomorrow and I’m wondering who else has gone and what do they do? Yes I have noctoria and I have trouble stopping once I do get going. Listen, my dad died with prostate cancer, two uncles on my mothers side also, plus my grandad on my mothers side and my grandad on my Dads side. It just don’t look good. You know what I mean? Talk about needing some prayers, I’m begging you folks to hook up with your higher power, and ask for some help for...

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Great Week

08-13-2007 05:24 AM by scottb | 3 comments »

What a great week the postman bringeth! You ask your fellow jocks to send you some money – and they drop more on postage to give you Quarters from (my) home state! Thanks Ethan, David and Buckskin... This is a favor I’ll be paying forward, if and when called upon to do so. Otherwise I’ll be making a charitable donation in your names. (and anyone else who manages to dig up some NH quarters for me – Just so hard to come by locally) If anyone needs to trade let m...

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Setting Photobucket to resize graphics automatically for LJ

09-20-2007 06:48 AM by Bob Babcock | 2 comments »

I’ve noticed that some folks graphic/picture posts are getting cropped because they are too large to display. Photobucket can resize your uploads automatically so that they will fit. If you look just above the image upload pulldowns you’ll see some small text “Max image size ### x ###” next to that is a link to set the options. Set it to message board 640×480 and all your future pics will fit perfectly. You can also edit previously uploaded pics and resize so t...

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My Bunk-bed project #6: getting there

11-11-2007 03:26 PM by woodshopbob | 1 comment »

Sorry all I have been working some long hours & not had time to hit the shop much. But everything is banded & I am sanding away! Hope to post some full assembly pics you can see.

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01-05-2008 06:26 AM by cajunpen | 21 comments »

I just noticed that today, 1/4/08, is MsDebbie’s 365th day as a member of the LumberJock Community. Congratulations to you MsDebbie and Thank You for your efforts and the time that you have spent making things better for all of us. Well Done!

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Saw Sharpening: Wear Steel Underwear on This Slippery Slope

01-23-2008 05:12 PM by Eric | 8 comments »

I took a Woodcraft class last year called Hand Tool Basics and Sharpening. Took me through sharpening cabinet scrapers, chisels, hand planes and saws. A little bit about how to use them, but nothing significant. Loved the class, and I have to say I’m very happy with the sharpness of the chisels and plane blades I have done on my own since that class. Today I needed to cut up some MDF for a shooting board. Not knowing if MDF is good or bad for saws, I decided I didn’t want to ri...

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