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Shopsmith #2: Shopsmith Jointer

75 days ago by Levier2011 | 1 comment »

Shopsmith Jointer A few months ago I decided to change my Garage Setup due to space constrains and because IWas very interested in trying the Shopsmith At a decent price I got a Mark V with Band Saw and Jointer. The Table Saw Blade was still in a working ShapeBut a lot of corrosion on the Bed of the Jointer I try it once but the fence had an issue…missing parts or broken damage so I decided n to use itAnd due to my priorities the use of the jointer was not the #1 Im working in th...

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Hey Guys! #1: Sup guys±!

757 days ago by Alexandre | 2 comments »

Hey!I’m Alexandre, who likes wood.I also like playing adventure video games such as minecraft etc…I do woodworking with my dad, I really like building stuff and my own tools.I came from South Africa and now live in Ontario, Canada.I started woodworking basically immediately after I came, So I came August 2010 and then yeah…The reason I started woodworking was:In South Africa, Wood was EXPENSIVEYou could also basically only get Pine, Red oak, Mahogany and this wood I can̵...

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Birchbark Canoe made by an original master

891 days ago by daltxguy | 5 comments »

This has to be the most amazing woodworking documentary I have ever seen. At every step, he does something I would never have thought of. This documentary shows how a canoe is built the old way. César Newashish, a 67-year-old Attikamek of the Manawan Reserve north of Montreal, uses only birchbark, cedar splints, spruce roots and gum. Building a canoe solely from the materials that the forest provides may become a lost art, even among the Native peoples whose traditional craft it is. Th...

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Wood Shows #13: Niagara Woodworking Show 2010

1348 days ago by MsDebbieP | 21 comments »

A month or so ago, Kevin posted a blog about his woodshow Niagara Falls (Canada). Rick and I decided to make the 2-1/2 hour drive, to hand-deliver some LJ pencils, meet Kevin in person, and have a lovely drive as a bonus. The drive was lovely and, having given ourselves lots of “get lost time” we arrived at the Home Depot at about 9:30 AM. At the wood show, I met Kevin, did a quick handshake and then headed off to the restrooms. (That was the last I saw of Kevin. He received...

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LumberJocks Interview #1: Debbie Roswell (MsDebbieP)

2616 days ago by LJ Podcast | 11 comments »

Welcome to the first episode of the Lumberjocks Interview Podcast. Our interview spotlights Debbie Roswell, known to Lumberjocks as MsDebbieP. Debbie is one of the most active Jocks on the site and always offers words of encouragement to fellow Lumberjocks. Debbie lives in Canada and is a Life Guide by profession and an artist by passion. Check out some of her work on her website. When not in the workshop or on Lumberjocks.com, Debbie can be found spending time with her partner, Rick, her ...

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