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A short introduction....

1428 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?

1430 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.

1430 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

1432 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

1433 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.

1436 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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My Journey As A Scroll Saw Pattern Designer #74: The Reality of a Crippled Economy Hits Home

1439 days ago by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 7 comments »

Well, another weekend has passed and another Monday is here. It all goes by so quickly it seems. Especially with the silliness of last week. It seems that I spent most of Saturday catching up with the regular chores and yesterday just flew by. We went to our friends out by a lake and the weather was perfect and we had a nice afternoon. I got home by 9pm but was so tired I could barely keep my eyes open so I called it an early night. Today I got up early and am ready to start a product...

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Still working at it :)

1439 days ago by sawblade1 | 1 comment »

Good evening LJ’s this week has been a busy one as I have had a little more time to do work on my Marketing and ordered a new Delta Mortiser to add to my growing arsenal of tools. One of the most interesting things occurred this weekend that changed my marketing perspective forever !!!! Friday night I was offered to go to a local double A league baseball game The Akron Aeros well what better place to hand out fliers right ? After all they fit my target market !!! Five fliers later ...

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Desk Build #2: Layouts, cuts, and more.

1439 days ago by Huckleberry | 1 comment »

So here is part two of this series on making these desks. I show you how I layout my sheet goods and yes I did solve my quandary of the pencil drawer grain. So I hope that this is entertaining and educational for all.

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My Journey As A Scroll Saw Pattern Designer #68: Pushing the Pile

1445 days ago by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 6 comments »

Well, I am late out of the gate today. It was one of those nights that I guess I would call ‘eventful’ and I guess it was by choice that I slept in a bit. I had my ‘rain legs’ on all day yesterday. By that I mean that I get a certain achy feel in my legs before a storm. This isn’t a old thing for me. It has happened since I was a teen. It could be bright and sunny out and not a cloud in the sky and I knew that within the next 24 hours that it would storm....

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