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Pressing on

1428 days ago by sawblade1 | 4 comments »

Good evening LJ’s this week has been interesting to say the least :) After wrestling with the fact that I needed to rearrange my shop and trying at this getting mostly the west wall SW corner clean and my jointer and my workbench swapped gaining a whopping 8 SQ FT. Hey with 192 SQ FT. space counts!!!! I had a crappy work week our Union sold us out and threw us up under the bus if I may use that vernacular, boss put more on me and my co-worker he is 19 and said this sucks :( The kid has...

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A quick walk around.

1429 days ago by degoose | 12 comments »

Here be the second episode… just some of the tools I have and a quick walk around the shed.

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Job Contracts #2: Part 2 - Always get in writing

1429 days ago by falegniam | 5 comments »

Hello LJ members,The motion to reconsider judgment did not go well. I lost again. This makes twice for the same case that should been settled with just a mediator. I had help with the preparation for the motion to reconsider the judgment, still results in a lose. The person that the court uses for small claims is an unqualified individual to say the least. I went to some lengths to prepare a well thought out defense, which she didn’t even read. I can only come to the conclusion that thi...

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Torque Workcentre at work.. #29: Sorry about that?

1430 days ago by degoose | 8 comments »

Sorry about the PINK bearing covers… The guys who are making the covers thought it would be a little bit of fun to make a set in PINK.... I don’t care who you are… that there was funny…Here are the real covers in BLACK ... and as you can see they are embossed with the TORQUE brand..

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A short introduction....

1431 days ago by degoose | 38 comments »

Well, after a lot of soul searching and many requests… I finally made a small video introduction… Now you will know what my ugly mug looks like and whether I have an accent or not… depends where in the world you hail from… I suppose…This is the first in what I hope will be a longer series featuring Lazy Larry Woodworks…And the music in the background was purely coincidental … Did not even realise it was playing until after I was editing…LOL

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HOW TO REPORT A SPAMMER ON L/J?

1433 days ago by rivergirl | 20 comments »

I got an email from http://lumberjocks.com/didierld this person today: didierld. This guy (or girl) is a horrific spammer.. beware do not reply to this guy unless you want to do as I did- tell him to GET OFF THIS SITE. I don’t know how to report this person to the moderator? Could someone either tell me how to report the person so he and she can bug off? Thanks!

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Torque Workcentre at work.. #28: New Bearing Covers.

1433 days ago by degoose | 12 comments »

For a while now … Torque Workcentres have been involved in making some improvements … one of these involves the re-manufacturing of the bearing covers..This will allow the bearings to run smoothly and have less hassles … keeping the dust from the bearings and the running surface.After several months and many attempts… the bearing covers have been completed…Here is a sneak preview of the covers.. which will be available to all owners of the Torque Workcentre. T...

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My Journey As A Scroll Saw Pattern Designer #81: Implementing Some Good Advice

1435 days ago by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 3 comments »

Things seem to be getting back to normal. The toaster is back to popping and at precisely 6:08 this morning I popped out of bed like normal. It was still quite dark out (as it will be from now on in the mornings I assume) but I was pleased that I seemed to be back on schedule. I never was one for an alarm clock, and I only used one at times when I absolutely, positively needed to get up by a certain time. When I worked outside the home or needed to get the kids to school I used one, but ...

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Old Knowledge

1436 days ago by sawblade1 | 3 comments »

Good evening LJ’s has been a somewhat good week in my shop with the newly acquired Delta Mortiser that arrived on Monday morning :) ( Kinda hard to believe I had this a week already :-P) It blended in with the rest of my tools perfect :) Early this week I was thumbing through an old Delta-gram book and came upon a article on shop layout and said this looked kinda familiar after looking at another book Do-it-yourself manual from the 70’s I realized they were almost the same!! only...

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Catamaran Cupboard Door Remake... #3: Rails and Stiles.

1439 days ago by degoose | 12 comments »

Having dressed all the timber to size… the next job is to make the frame..I use Cope and Stick construction.. also known as Frame and PanelFirst using a Mitre Express and Mitre 2000 gauge with stop attached… all the rails [horizontal parts] were cut to size …. this method ensures accuracy… the Stiles [ or the vertical parts of the frame…] are left over long… this means that a little extra protrudes past the rails… these are called ‘horns’ ...

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