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Workshop Cookies Video Challenge #1: Announcement

1629 days ago by Martin Sojka | 24 comments »

LumberJocks is teaming up with Rockler again to let your creative juices flow. We would like to see the most number of possible uses of cookies in your home or shop. And by cookies we mean the versatile Rockler Bench Cookies that keep projects from slipping while routing, sanding, carving and more. Your task is to record your own little video showing a creative use of Rockler cookies and post it on your personal LumberJocks Blog. Prizes Random draw winners will get the following ...

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7 Uses for Rocklers Bench Cookies

1609 days ago by GaryK | 27 comments »

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Tree IDs #2: collecting wood

1982 days ago by Gary Fixler | 13 comments »

I’m overwhelmed by the love shown in my last post in this series, asking if anyone was interested in learning with me (more like teaching me) about different woods, and the trees from which we get them. You were! I’ve found my people. Let’s get started! cracks knuckles I thought I’d begin not with a tree, but with something very much related and interesting that I recently stumbled upon in one of my habitual all-night online woodworking research sessions: the IWCS, ...

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Workshop Cookies Video Challenge #2: And The Winners Are...

1601 days ago by Martin Sojka | 26 comments »

9 great videos featuring the very creative uses of the Rockler Bench Cookies have been posted in our Workshop Cookies Video Challenge. I’m happy to announce the winners (random draw) of the following prizes by Rockler: $100 Gift Card – lew $75 Gift Card – David Craig $50 Gift Card – GaryK $25 Gift Card – Willey $10 Gift Card – Kerry Drake Sets of Bench Cookies with Bench Cookie Tshirts: Craftsman on the lake Zuki revieck ...

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Rockler Bench Cookie Challenge Video

1618 days ago by DonW | 30 comments »

Ok Guys and Gals, here is my first attempt at a woodworking video of any kind answering the Rockler Bench Cooke Challenge. I hope you like it.

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First major blow up!

1025 days ago by GodofBiscuits | 7 comments »

After some success with pens and a few bottle stoppers, I decided a bowl was overdue. I picked up a couple 2×6 rounds last week of curly maple and decided to see what kind of bowl I could fashion from one. I located center and attached the faceplate with some screws. My intention was to cut the bottom of the bowl for the Nova Chuck and shape it as much I could before turning it around and hollowing out the inside. I made the recess and shape the outside curve then sanded it to 600 grit. ...

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LJ Woodworking Awards - Winter 2011 #1: Announcement

1305 days ago by Martin Sojka | 5 comments »

It’s time to get busy again. The LumberJocks Woodworking Awards Winter 2011 are officially here and this time we have a very creative theme that should result in many amazing entries. As always, the goal is to highlight the creativity of all of our members (regardless of skill level) through the use of materials that are available to all woodworkers. And here is the theme: The Art of Joinery – dovetails, mitres, and even the good old butt joint can turn a practical project into a...

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AWFS 2009 #2: Tool Demos

1831 days ago by thewoodwhisperer | 11 comments »

AWFS is always a blast, even though this year we could see the effects of the economy in both corporate presence and attendance. But there were still some great products to see. In this video, you’ll see the following demos:Rockler: Tapering Jig, Box Joint Jig, Bench CookiesTenryu: Festool Blades, Silencer seriesKreg: Beaded Faceframe SystemDeWalt: New Lithium Ion Battery technologySawStop: Professional Cabinet SawGorilla Gripper: The Gorilla Gripper

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A tale of eBay, Rockler and how I got my Magswitch starter kit.

1219 days ago by TopamaxSurvivor | 13 comments »

I took the plunge today! I finally bought a Magswitch featherboard at Rockler. I have been eyeballing them for a long time, but too stingy to let go of $70! I thought I would just get a couple magnetic switches to make up my own. The other option is just making up an expanding rail to fit in the miter slot. Neither have gotten done, but I have been watching eBay for bargains on magnetic switches. Low and behold, I found one with about 900 pounds pull with a shape that that would easil...

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Deluxe Sign Making Kit by Rockler

578 days ago by Daris | 6 comments »

I recently picked up a sign making jig from Rockler. Here is my review and a sample project that I was able to do. As always you can check out my site over at: www.woodlogger.com for more picture/videos of what I’m doing in my shop.    

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