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The $5 Challenge Plane

08-25-2012 04:26 PM by bandit571 | 4 comments »

That I took upon myself. Got a box in the mail. Opened it up to…. WOW! Rusty and Crusty! Made of a Witch’s Brew and set some thing to soak awhile. I also got some supplies in house, charged up the cordless drill’ batteries, both of them. Tub for the soaking was from the Hospital stay last year. Didn’t have anything to “shock” it with, so, time for the wire wheels, and some sandpaper…Got the small items cleaned up a bit… ...

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Shaker Table SideBoard Pt. 4 The Legs

08-25-2012 01:37 AM by NewEnglandsWoodWorks | 2 comments »

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OregonBurls.com Web Site #3: This is the best community!

08-24-2012 03:19 PM by OregonBurls | 6 comments »

You are the best!!! I asked yesterday if you would go and check out my newly designed website and over 200 of you answered the call. So with that I say a big thank you! I will be adding burls daily for the next week or so, so please keep checking back. Today I will be listing some beautiful fiddle back walnut lumber and a large quilted Maple billet. As soon as I figure out a coupon code I will extend 10% off of your whole order exclusive to LJs. Another way you can help is when yo...

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OregonBurls.com Web Site #2: Over 60 New blocks of Burl listed in the last 2 days!

08-23-2012 09:05 PM by OregonBurls | 2 comments »

Just finished building a new HTML website. check it out and tell me what you think?If you have any need of Burl wood for your projects please take a look at my website or give me a call if you do not see what you need. OregonBurls.Com Please share this with all your friends. It will help me out a lot! Just swimming up stream against Obama economics. (sorry of you are an Obama fan) EnjoyGreg541-450-9499

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OregonBurls.com Web Site #1: New Blog From OregonBurls.Com

08-23-2012 03:36 PM by OregonBurls | 5 comments »

I have been working hard on my new website and it is up and running. Please all you proof readers let me know if there is anything our of whack! Good with my hands not with spelling and grammer (lol). I have a new Blog that is called Burl Talk If you have any questions on burls or anything that has to do with wood I would be glad to give it my best shot. I am open with what I have learned in the burl industry. thank you for checking it out! Greg

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Sojourn #1: Getting started

08-17-2012 04:48 PM by barefootromp | 0 comments »

I am an artist by nature, my father raised me to appriciate all forms of mediums. My primary medium has always been paper and whatever drawing utinsel I could get ahold of. It was my 1st year in college that I discovered cigar box guitars (cbg’s) and fell in love with wood working. My first attempt only cost me $20 to make and sounded great even tho it had a few dead frets becuse I didn’t and still don’t have all the proper tools to make one. Being creative I just made do wi...

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My first Plane Restore - Wards Master #5

08-15-2012 01:42 PM by carguy460 | 6 comments »

I was lucky enough to inherit some of my grandfathers tools recently, and one of the planes I acquired intrigued me. I had never seen a Wards Master plane before, so I thought it was pretty cool to have one. Plus, a plane with a blue frog is just “plane” awesome in my mind. It was in pretty good shape, just really dirty and kinda rusty. I figured this was a good candidate for my first plane restoration. The lever cap didn’t turn out as good as I had hoped…...

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Took some advise on a hand plane

08-14-2012 02:58 AM by Jason™ | 11 comments »

Well to start I pulled 2 old hand planes outta pappy’s garage and thought I would bring em home and see what I could do with them. At first glance I was about ready to just leave em and go to lowes and buy one of there cheap ones they offer well only one they offer for like 20 bucks or something. But I didn’t instead I came home and decided to clean the one up a bit and the larger one wasn’t too awful bad. Your opinion may differ but this is what im working with at the momen...

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Old Tools New Life #2: From little acorns

08-12-2012 02:41 PM by coolerjack | 1 comment »

Acorn #4 plane. Here is how it started off - Striped it down and took some wet & dry paper to it Here is the lever cap after sanding - I wasn’t too happy with the finish so I sprayed it with white radiator paint ( all I had to hand ) I used my grinder to tidy up the front edge of the sole – wet & dry to clean the grime from the rest of the sole. Sanded the knob and tote & put on some danish oil. Had a little accident with the sole when ...

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The Unisaw Experience #2: Tearing it down, inspection, cleaning, and a clearance issue...

07-30-2012 04:36 AM by MrMeasureTwice | 4 comments »

Fellow LumberJocks,I submit to you, the second installment of the Unisaw Experience… Day two plan: remove the table clean the interior of the saw inspect trunion ways clean ways of any crud/corrosion check motor clearance… Table removal was uneventful, but required assistance from my 20 year old son to put it aside once the bolts were removed. When removing the bolts, I noticed one was longer than the other three. Not sure if that is normal, or ?? Maybe someone h...

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