There are a few Lumber Jocks here in “The Great State of Florida” and over the 2012 Memorial Day Weekend, I decided to take a trip to meet Jeremy Greiner. So I jumped on the ol’ iron horse, and rode my Harley north west from Melbourne which is located on the east coast to Apopka. Jeremy’s got a sweet setup in his double car garage from which he makes all those wonder projects he post about. Plus he does it in style by the use of a “mini split” AC unit in the workshop. The Saturday ...
I was posting a project this morning and realize that I was at 1000 post in 1600 days. WOW! It doesn’t seem like I’ve been here a LJ’s that long. Along with that I have 261 projects here. It is great to be able to go back and remember the building experience because of the write-ups. I sometimes even refer back to one on other builds so I don’t have to reinvent the wheel. This is a great site with great people. I’ve leaned a lot from professionals to t...
The Picnic is coming up this Saturday Sept 19th 2009, Noon at Lexington Woodworker's Guild (click on the link for directions and the Guild’s website)Please Bring with you:1. Things you’d like to share with fellow LJs2. Things you’d like to swap/trade/sell with other LJs3. Yourself! (yeah… I’m pretty sure some would forget that one)we’ll have some tours of the shop, and the exhibition gallery that is being held at the guild as well.In terms of food/snacks, w...
As you all recall, We have been granted the use of the Lexington Woodworker’s Guild for our LJ Picnic Event. I still would like to present them with something in appreciation of the gesture – but am not sure what – any ideas? I would also like to thank Rockler for stepping up and sponsoring us with some goodies that will be raffled between the LJ attendees. Thank you Rockler! This really presents the same great customer service, and positive experience I’ve b...
We have been granted the use of the Lexington Woodworker’s Guild for our LJ Picnic Event! I want to give special thanks to tpastore for helping to get this through. Thanks Tim! The Date: Sept 19th 2009, Noon The Location: Lexington Woodworker's Guild (click on the link for directions and the Guild’s website) The Plan: A Get together with a woodworker’s flavor. More Details: We are not allowed to BBQ on site, but can bring already cooked/made food. I was thinki...
WWND- What would Niki do? #1: Jigs and Fixtures. Creating something that makes work safer, easier, repeatable and on a budget.
I, like many here have been amazed at the posts that LJ member Niki has provided in the realm of jigs, fixtures and set-up tools. I decided to pay him a little homage in the title of this collection of shop fixtures and jigs. I finally got tired of knocking over my cyanoacrylic glues, only to later find some tool or other in a big amalgam.I have a bunch of left over hiker mattress pad scraps from making ring inserts for my jewelry boxes. The light bulb came on, and here is what I came up w...
Ok…I have been out of school 3 weeks now…have done a TON around the house (projects soon) on our landscaping make-over…but I noticed I am getting EVEN MORE addicted to you guys! During the school year I barely get a chance to check some of the new projects each day…and even then I feel like I am cheating my students or family because I should be doing something related to teaching or family with my time… But now I am 24/7 off the work clock and onto woodworki...
The Community of Wood What happens when seemingly big things come into the ’radical blocked viewing of eyesight’, that is held in consortium by small people….? Now one might ask, what in the hell of heavens fine name is this blubbering idiot talking about today and as such, I can only say….”technic’s of wizard imagery have brought all of my photos back and thanks to the folks at Zooomr, Zoho, Robert Scoble, Sun Microsystems and Dell, plus all other...
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