Hello Fellow Woodworkers! Please allow me to introduce myself! My name is Lee and I am a woodworker. It has been three years since I first felt the obsession take hold and it gets stronger every day. The force is so strong in this one that I am now one year into a two year long woodworking course in Malmö, Sweden. The blog idea originally started out as somewhere for me to showcase my school projects. Wait, hang on! It’s actually a result of my school deciding to have an exhibiti...
I’ve recently been in the market for a new dust collector. I really care about filtration, but do I really need a shop fox or grizzly portable cyclone, or should I go for a cheaper single stage model. I am just a hobbyist with a small shop in a two car garage. Any recommendations?
This is an online collection of my own woodworking references(& links), both from LJ as well as elsewhere. Many times I want to give someone a link but I don’t seem to have it handy. I’m hoping I can refer back to this to find a particular link and pass it on when the need arises. Feel free to use this in any way you wish. As time goes on, it will be more useful. You might even find it helpful. PROJECTS/TECHNIQUES: BOXES” Resawing and Grai...
After working in the Valley for a couple of weeks, I decided to spend some of my harder than I thought earned money to get a mortising machine. I settled on the DELTA 14-651 because of its Amazon reviews and price point ($289). I would’ve loved to get the Powermatic, but that would’ve taken another year to justify ($480). I rationalized that with all of the mortises that I’ll need for the dining room table, that this additional expense will pay itself off on this on...
Hello everyone. I have been working hard the last few days or so Creating my New Workshop Blog. The older one that I have had listed here was my General Blog basically. It’s what I used to Put my Projects on, Woodworking, Scroll Sawing and Just general every day “Drama” I guess you would call it. Well I have decided to Change this. I figured, that a Woodworker is ONLY interested in a Few things. WoodToolsAccident’s – How to prevent them of course and ...
Maybe you know the StumbleUpon.com – it’s a great way to discover new websites based on your interest. It’s used by the millions of people. One of StumbleUpon users discovered LumberJocks in the March and reviewed it. Since then our site has 4 reviews posted. The more reviews, the more popular site gets and more visitors can discover it. So if you’ll find some free time and you’re enjoying LumberJocks, consider posting the review and spread the word. You can d...
Wow, this short challenge far exceeded my expectations – almost 100 new product reviews have been posted after the announcement! My thanks goes to all who posted at least one review. And we have following four winners of the $29 gift certificate: hops sIKE gizmodyne rikkor And special thanks goes to Hawgnutz for posting 19 great reviews total – I bet you agree that he deserves the LJ shirt ;) Congrats to all!I hope you enjoyed this event… and keep posti...
Five most recent reviews are now featured on the Home page... ... and five random reviews are now displayed on the Shuffle page. Keep them coming!
What an impressive start of the LumberJocks Reviews – 99 reviews in the first 19 days since the launch of this feature. I knew that Reviews will be great addition to the site but I had no idea that so many will be posted in the first three weeks. Thanks to everybody who posted the review(s)! And here are the lucky winners in our short Tool Review Challenge: mot – LJ T-shirt Coffinmaker – LJ T-shirt MrWoody – TWW T-shirt Al Navas – TWW T-shirt ...
I have just added Product Index feature to our Reviews section. It allows you to see all of the reviewed products grouped by category or by brand. Each product listing contains full product name, total number of reviews and the average rating. Here’s the screenshot: You can access the Product Index by clicking on the VIEW PRODUCT INDEX button on the Reviews pages. This is great way to see all of the reviewed products at glance and will make your product research more comfortab...
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