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|1625 days ago||
For Canadians shopping across the Border - 13 replies
I don’t know about the rest of you but I am continually bombarded by Amazon.com offering all sorts of “tool deals” The problem is that they don’t ship to Canada . It would be a lot easier if they didn’t advertize here either.On the other hand, stores like this one have no problem getting sales up to us and acros...
|1626 days ago||
I've been a bit pressed for time this Xmas - 20 replies
With apologies to all who come to be offended. <g> Bob From misc pics
|1631 days ago||
A Smile for anyone doing Construction today - 38 replies
|1634 days ago||
USE THOSE GIFT CARDS UP AND DON'T BUY ANY MORE - 19 replies
Good to know if you are holding onto any gift cards. This may not be the year to give or receive gifts cards . Stores that informed the Security Exchange of closing plans between October 2008 and January 2009. PLEASE PASS THIS ON TO ALL YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS. Circuit City stores… most recent (? how many) Ann Taylor- 117 stores ...
|1646 days ago||
I figured we should laugh a bit this week. - 8 replies
Not trying to beat on anybody but if you all smile we can get past this week. Coyote Problem Addressed The Sierra Club and the U.S. Forest Service were presenting an alternative to Wyoming ranchers for controlling the coyote population. It seems that after years of the ranchers using the tried and true methods of shooting and/or trapping t...
|1656 days ago||
Funny woodworking Adverts - 13 replies
I saw this today and thought I would share it with you.Anyone else notice these glaring errors ? Radio Arm Saw-From Sears Practicall New $150.00 Wonder if it comes with earphones or speakers? Bob
|1664 days ago||
Are wood shows good value for you? - 22 replies
I went to the local wood show again this year as I have done for over 12 years.Fewer vendors fewer seminars fewer products higher prices.Whatever the bargains struck between woodworker and vendors seem at the very best strained and perhaps broken. I can empathize with the vendors having to do a great circuit of towns and cities with the movin...
|1671 days ago||
Denali Saw blades at Amazon?? - 7 replies
I noticed these blades on Amazon and they are not a brand that I am familiar with. They seem very deeply discounted so I was attacted to the price if the quality is there. Has anyone here experinces with them? Bob
|1674 days ago||
Is this a safe practice for dados? - 35 replies
I was watching a video today and the craftsman was cutting a dado using the tablesaw fence as a guide for hiscut.From misc picsIt sure looks like a kickback situation. I have never, ever done this and always used a miter guide or router in a guide.With so many newbies entering woodworking I though it appropriate to caution anyone trying to dupli...
|1678 days ago||
ladder safety-when is it time to say good bye? - 17 replies
I have about 10 miles of climbing up and down my old 8 foot lladder.I could see her age but every time we worked todgether we managed the task. In the back of miy mind I was saying “Got to get rid of her and try a new one” but.. time passes. Today at about 10 feet with a load in my arms she finally gave out.I came crashing to t...
|1689 days ago||
How to achieve calmness in your lives. - 10 replies
This came from Dr. Phil, but I still think the advice is valid. I am going to implement this. I am passing this on to you because it definitely works and we could all use a little more calmness in our lives. By following simple advice heard on the Dr. Phil show, you too can find inner peace. Dr Phil proclaimed, ’The way to achi...
|1695 days ago||
This is very compelling science with some very credible scientists for a change. You will need to dedicate an hour of your time. Makes you wonder if certain forces aren’t trying to push us off the planet? Bob
|1701 days ago||
Anyone heard from Gary Kemper? - 5 replies
I haven’t seen him post since Hurricaine Ike passed through his area.I’m hoping he and his family are O.K. and they have not suffered too much damage from the storm.This is most unlike Gary and I’m a bit concerned. Bob
|1702 days ago||
I’ve built my share of projects that required the use of one or more jigs to keep me safe and get consistent parts.Seems that everything I make is good enough for more use from the jig should the need arise.So far that has been rarely the case. None the less it’s hard to dismantle a complex jig knowing that an hour or two is in it a...
|1704 days ago||
An excellent take on KICKBACK - 14 replies
Read it a couple of times before you comment.I hoping to save one hand tonight. Bob
|1711 days ago||
Check it out on Snopes. This could spoil your day! Heads Up!posted sep 9/08Bob
|1722 days ago||
Is it just me? - 40 replies
Sometimes I have to ask myself what people are thinking.This is one of those times. Are these not socks with soles attached? $150.00 a pair and me saving up for a new low angle plane! ARRRRRGH! Bob
|1723 days ago||
Reasons shoppers abandon their carts - 20 replies
I read an article this morning that tried to summarize why so many buyers abandon their purchases on line. Reasons shoppers abandon their carts — 56% said shipping charges were too expensive— 41% said the item was unavailable— 29% said the site was too difficult to navigate— 21% said the order wouldn’t go through— 18% said the order form w...
|1727 days ago||
What do you do for a living? - I missed the "boat" - 13 replies
This fellow makes good coffee! Nice to see where our Timmie dollars are going…drink up people! :- Ron Joyce’s 161-foot new boat. He owns Tim Horton's. Something to aim for!!!!!!! Bob
|1738 days ago||
Walko portable work bench? - 26 replies
“This looks interesting I didn’t check the price yet but it certainly does a lot of job site requirements relatively easily. bob