I am a member of several on-line forums. I am retired, with a computer within easy walking distance to my refrigerator, I visit them all on a daily basis. Each forum has its benefits. Since a friend (aka Boxguy) led me to LumberJocks, it has become my most frequent forum. I thoroughly enjoy checking the new posts several times during the day. I also post a project every now and then. It is very gratifying to hear compliments on my work and to learn from so many fantastic woodworke...
This pattern came out of the book by Kathy Wise, “Intarsia, Woodworking For Beginners”. My Nephews birthday is coming up at the end of the month, and he loves Trains, so I thought I would give this a go. This is my first attempt at anything that resembles Intarsia, even though I don’t really consider this Intarsia, more segmentation even though it did come out of an Intarsia book, so not sure what to call it. Here are some more pictures of it. The woods I used were...
Just a short notice… I’ve added a new forum today: Focus on the Workspace”Are you looking for or do you have tips to share regarding the workshop? Storage, equipment placement, efficiency, and more. Post your questions and helpful tips, here.” Enjoy and Have a nice weekend!
Just a short notice… number of our active forums has just increased to nine. I’ve added a new one: Wood & LumberDifferent wood requires different woodworking strategies – from cutting to finishing. Share your tips and challenges here in the Wood & Lumber Forum. Thanks to Wiley for coming up with this idea.I really have no clue why I didn’t add this forum long time ago ;) Enjoy!
I’d like to say thanks to our first forum sponsor – Lee A. Jesberger. Lee decided to offer the Ezee-Feed infeed/outfeed systems to all LumberJocks at 10% off the regular price, for the month of November! And he agreed to become the sponsor of our Woodworking Tools, Hardware and Accessories forum to promote this special during November. Hope you like this Ezee-Feed / LJ special!
On the weekend, I attended the Woodstock Wood Show (see blog entry for more information) and during my time there I had the opportunity to speak with a few company representatives – including Keith Potts, Trainer, from Techtronic Industries North America, Inc. “TTI” is the umbrella organization that produces product lines including Ridgid, Ryobi, and Milwaukee Tools. The head office for TTI is located in South Carolina. The HistoryAmongst other product lines, TTI a...
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