http://www.lowes.com/lowes/lkn?action=d3&productId=273209-333-FT1702VCEK the last 12-days deal. I did order it, figuring on the good return policy at lowes, in case there is something horrible about this thing. Otherwise, this router specs out very well for my purposes, and WAY better than the Skil clunker i’ve been using. 13A, 1/2” collet, soft start/vari speed, dust port, two bases… it all checks out. i cant find many reviews of the thing, and some have been stellar...
Elves just want to have fun too! These are the guys from my shop.<div><div>Try JibJab Sendables® eCards today!</div></div> Here is the live feed at wwbeds.com and poggyskids.com. You might even catch us danciing on this one also.Live video by Ustream
Apparently, my dear old Mom is more impatient than I am! Why do I say this? Simple. We both happen to be off today, and she announces to me this morning that she’d like for us to go a pick up the Poplar for her bookcase this morning. I figured it makes a certain amount of sense, considering the wood needs to dry out a bit before being worked, despite coming from Lowe’s. There was just one little problem with this…I hadn’t designed it yet! So, this will be inter...
Dad passed several years ago now but left me a box he had made when a kid and gave to his mom. It is in disrepair with glue joints failing (@ 50 years old). Memory not serving well regarding the top including or not including a lip. However the top is hinged and hinges recessed. The wood retains a bit of shine on 80% of the exterior, interior has no shine. The box measures @6 inches across front, @4 inches to back and @3 inches tall. The grain is red to brown, not sure if it’s mahogany....
I used to be primarily a lurker in online communities, lately i’ve gotten away from that, so here’s an intro. My name I Jarod, i’m 36 years old, living in Austin, TX. I grew up in central Illinois. I’ve been married for 2 years, and we have 2 dogs (Grim – Doberman and Cassidy – pit/german shepherd) and 2 cats (MonkeyButt & Peatrice). I’m a software developer, focused primarily in Java. I’ve been working in the industry since 1996, but ...
I got an e-mail message from a web site called LumberBoss. A member on LumberBoss has some air dried cherry about 10.000 BD Ft for $2.00 a BD FT. No minimum. He is north of Lynchburg VA. Contact me if you need a phone number.
Being the only driver in the house, I am the one who gets the joy of hauling a trailer load of rubbish to the local tip. I had backed up the trailer to the hopper (who said a woman cant reverse a trailer????) and a young (mid 20s) man was unloading his rubbish into the hopper from his boot (trunk) of his car. I was chatting to him whilst I spaded the junk into the hopper. He was clearing out his granddads shed who had just gone into a nursing home. He was about to throw a box of stuff i...
I have been gone. No pics no stories no intersting stuff and I am sorry, I am hoping that next week I can get a bunch of images up because I ma backed up like 4 or 5 projects. I did the whole box thing it was great there was a spice rack a toddler bed and numerous shope upgrades that got built not to mention the month of plane refurb I did. So this is your teaser check back in a week and hopfully we will have images and stories for you viewing pleasure!!! Cheers!
From my blog: This one is for Betsy, at Lumberjocks.com. Betsy has had trouble cutting to the line when hand-cutting dovetails. Therefore, she would like to improve the fit, by making sure to better cut to the line. I promised I would try to document how I do it. I found that using either the index finger fingernail, or the thumb fingernail, to create a “fence” for the saw, works best for me. Threrefore, I first place the fingernail exactly on the line, and then I place the saw on th...
From my blog: In this video episode Christopher Schwarz, Editor of Popular Woodworking and Woodworking Magazine, presents, discusses, and points out pros and cons of several benches and their features: 1. The European bench: He is not happy with this form, but also is not anti-European-form. His problem with this one: People take old principles and apply them to other benches. He likes to apply the kitchen door test (typical sizes we work on) and the kitchen carcase test (pushes him to na...
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