This post never made it to lumberjocks from my website, so I decided to add it. So, the last time I blogged. I wrote a post about a woodworking museum in Yerevan, Armenia. If you are a reader of my blog you might be asking yourself, weren’t you just in Queretaro, Mexico getting ready to settle in and blog about your woodworking experience. As it turns out, that once the Mrs. and I arrived, it did not feel right. So instead of telling you why I did not move there in this post, I h...
Hello, we’ve just added three new specialized forums: WoodturningOn the lathe, by the lathe: do you have questions? frustrations? tips? This forum is for all the woodturners out there. WoodcarvingRelief, 3-d, chip-carving, whittling; carving knives, chisels, pocket-knives, power tools. If you are a carver or want to give it a try, this is the place to talk techniques and share tips and questions. ScrollsawingIntarsia, fretwork, intricate design cutting and more! This forum is ...
Over the past several months we have been re-evaluating the posting rules for our site, trying to find the right combination that is best for all of our members and for the site as a whole. Although on the surface it seems an easy task, it is rather quite difficult as we consider the demographics of our members as well as the different ways people use the site. After lots of brainstorming conversations, reading the site feedback suggestions, and many “yes, but…” perspecti...
Wow, I can’t believe that 2 years have gone by already. Time flies when you’re having fun ! This has been a fantastic two years from a LJ perspective. I have met and talked with so many wonderful folks out there. I have increased my woodworking skills by a huge amount from all of the wonderful information that is shared here on LJ’s. From the projects for inspiration, the blogs with amazing instructions, the reviews to assist in making decisions on tools etc, the forums f...
I’m finally finding some time to work on updates and new features instead of spending most of it on support and maintenance issues. There were some small updates here at LumberJocks in the recent days and more are coming soon. I will write about them in a separate post later. Now I’d like you to become familiar with the restructured and much extended HomeRefurbers Forums: Interior Home ImprovementAre you making structural changes to the interior of your home? Whether it i...
Hey Fellow and Fellowette LJ’s. Tom MacDonald has officially opened a new website focused on helping us all become better woodworkers. I know that I can sure use the help. Here is the link to the new site. Check it out. http://www.mlwwoodworking.com
Let me invite you to visit our two new kids in the LumberJocks woodworking forums family: Safety in the Woodworking ShopBefore you pick up those woodworking tools, take the time to ensure your safety in the shop! Eyes, ears, fingers, and lungs are all at risk when working with wood. Share your tips and stories of “lessons learned” to help others protect their health. Designing Woodworking ProjectsLooking for information on designing your projects? Having difficulties reading project pla...
Blog entries and forum topics are now taggable too. Tags are becoming more and more important as the content on the LumberJocks is growing exponentially. Essentially they are like descriptive keywords attached to each project, blog entry or forum topic. They help to make it easier for you to find the content you’re interested in. I’ve also redesigned the Tags page. Now it have three subpages – projects, blogs and forums. On each of them you can see the respective most pop...
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