The response to yesterday’s blog, “I Suck”, was tremendous. The number of views went way up. I can only assume that there were a great number of people who agree whole heartedly, and likely have had this opinion for some time. When they saw the title, they were eager to revel in my realization, of that which they had always known. The comments were wonderful. I responded to a number of them and I looked up a lot of the products that people suggested. I am much smarter today. Thanks...
It’s the JET – JSG-96CS: 6’’ x 48’’ Belt / 9’’ Disc Sander w/ Closed Stand, 3/4HP 1Ph, 115V. It arrived by pallet in two boxes: Right away the 3/4HP motor and belt seemed bigger than I’d imagined this past year or two (this has been on my wishlist for awhile now). I had even scaled up my mental image, but it was still bigger than I thought: The closed stand is a very thick sheet metal, and heavier than I expected. It was a...
I’ve made a sketch-up model of what I hope it will look like in the future. I’ll share those views with you. The shop teacher said they are finishing the other garage and will be working on mine next week! yipeeee, I will continue to take pictures when the construction gets started.
A 8 in.dia.plate turned from old barn siding.Lacquer finish. Woodburning on rim.
Ok so looking at my past blogs it has taken me almost an entire year to get to the point of having 3 complete pieces of furniture complete d and put into my office. So much for the mid-summer concept :(Oh well, I just completed and posted my 2nd bookcase. http://lumberjocks.com/projects/28240My first one the taller version is here: http://lumberjocks.com/projects/20410 I made the 2nd one shorter to be able to use the top for display. They like my desk and hutch wer made entirely of dimensi...
OK, This is by no means an expert guide to making rings, as I’m only in week-1 of making them ! .but right now here is what i do, this is fairly comprehensive tutorial for a beginner (and by a beginner!) . its mostly self-explanatory by the pics, but i went and explained anyway.. i begin by sizing a blank about 1/2” thick x 1-1/2 wide, and long enough to cut off several squares cut them off on my band saw (God i love my bandsaw!, Minimax MM16,bought used for a Song!)the cu...
I posted a week or so ago asking if there was an Evansville, Indiana are woodworking guild and had no reply. I would like to form one as long as I can find plenty of people to join. I have nothing formal in mind, so plenty of input would be appreciated from anyone wanting to join or anyone who has experience in forming or participating in something of this nature. I envision this as a very informal skill building, cooperative organization focused on sharing information and fostering a more pr...
This is a piece I plan to build over the next few months to use as a show piece in craft fairs and possibly to put in a gallery. I have lots of connections in the art world so hopefully I can find a home for it.
My mom bought some pine panels to build this! ! http://i26.photobucket.com/albums/c141/beginnerwoodworker/tierd-plant-stand-m.jpg! And this spice cabinet out the scraps
need help with flucksing have made a few jewelry boxes and a few band-saw boxes my first tray at making band-saw boxes the are some blade marks on the inside off the drawers heard about flucksing on lumberjock s but cannot get it in ireland but can get it in england .i contacted the company by eamel that supplies the flucks but the problem is the say i need a flucksing machine to put the flucks on and the cheapest one the have is 400 sterlins is about 475 euro and that is not the cost of shi...
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