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09-16-2018 06:30 PM

Delta Mortiser Running in Slow Motion - 10 replies

I’ve got a Delta Mortiser that I bought several years ago. I’ve not used it in several months due to having a more powerful one. Yesterday I started to use it, and when I switched it on, it ran in slow motion and kept getting slower. The motor also warmed up more than usual so I switched it off. Anyone have any suggestions as t...

08-24-2018 12:10 AM

Lowe's Announces Store Closures - 5 replies

Lowe’s announces store closures as growth remains sluggish. https://www.yahoo.com/finance/news/lowe-apos-announces-store-closures-165800518.html The Lowe’s near me has been on the decline for several years now.

08-18-2018 10:00 PM

Bookmatch with a log splitter - 1 reply

One of my neighbors, that lives in the same semi remote valley where I live, called me this morning and said he had a large oak almost fall on top of him and his truck and come help him. Scared me so I took off over the mountain rd that comes into our valley looking for him. It’s a massive red oak that fell off the side of the mountain....

08-17-2018 12:59 AM

$135.11 Track Saw - 20 replies

Track Saw on Amazon. $135.11 How could you go wrong at that prices with 4.5 star ratings, especially if you’re on a watered down beer budget and want a track saw. https://www.amazon.com/WEN-36055-9-Amp-Plunge-Circular/dp/B079FH6ZG9/ref=sr_1_8?ie=UTF8&qid=1534467024&sr=8-8&keywords=makita+track+saw

08-13-2018 06:43 PM

Turning Douglas Fir - 9 replies

I’ve been asked to turn 26 deck rail post, 3” wide x 34” high out of Douglas Fir. The person that asked me to do this has a whole pile of 4×8 Douglas Fir post that he wants me to use. I’ve never turned Douglas Fir. Any pros and cons would be greatly appreciated.

08-10-2018 02:27 PM

Tariffs on Woodworking Tools - 20 replies

I had a friend call me this morning and said he was getting ready to order a new lathe from Grizzly. He said when he looked at the final price, $118.75 had been added to it for tariffs. Needless to say, he didn’t buy it. http://www.grizzly.com/products/Wood-Lathe-with-Copy-Attachment/G0842

07-26-2017 11:13 PM

Making a Java Bench - 0 replies

Some serious bending. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q3utt2Y5aH0

07-08-2017 05:52 AM

Hand saw power saw - 9 replies

I sho am glad I live in the day of the power saw, especially at my age now. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C_cuVge6-o0

07-03-2017 04:52 AM

Treadle Lathe - 0 replies

This young man is someone I admire and enjoy his videos. He’s seems to strictly be period hand tools. In this video he builds himself a treadle lathe. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qwXisyGuy-Y

06-27-2017 06:47 AM

Bandsaw Mill anyone? - 1 reply

Big pretty boards. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LFJaq2hxcbs

06-12-2017 02:32 AM

Bow Lathe Crafts is what they're calling it. - 0 replies

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uKDaAt4jHnc

05-19-2017 04:57 PM

Goodbye Delta Dust Collector - 6 replies

I’ve had one of Delta’s Shopmaster dust collectors connected to my Performax 22-44 for several years. Yesterday was the end for it in my shop when it took 2 of us 15 minutes to connect the bag back on it after emptying it. That’s been a pain in my butt since the first time I emptied the bag. I called a retired woodworking fr...

05-09-2017 03:28 AM

Check out these turners and their lathes. - 2 replies

Amazing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3HlEkz-Pc2k#t=155.521 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wnv0DAR_gWA

04-28-2017 03:52 AM

Recycling wood in Ahmedabad, India - 1 reply

Interesting https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jJSx56tm62Q

02-28-2017 10:41 PM

Sawmill - 3 replies

I want one of these. All donations accepted. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tL0rz2L8mFg

01-24-2017 12:21 AM

And we compain when we have a dull saw blade. - 2 replies

Or a fence out of alignment. Japanese carpenters. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h26Z26Xqgqk

01-23-2017 11:22 PM

Automation. Taking jobs aways from the skilled - 54 replies

Maybe not this particular one but this is where jobs are going and not coming back as rapid as technology is improving. My wife and I visited a large distribution warehouse recently. 5 yeas ago it had over 300 employees and today, only 5 employees that monitor the robots. Only a few lights on in this huge building. https://www.youtube.com...

01-08-2017 02:06 PM

Craftsman's famous lifetime warrant in question after $900 million sale. - 7 replies

https://www.yahoo.com/finance/news/craftmans-famous-lifetime-warranty-in-question-after-900-million-sale-202603636.html

01-02-2017 01:52 AM

Japanese builders and craftsmen. Art of Perfection - 3 replies

Good video beautiful work. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OjZbB96dE1E

12-17-2016 07:57 AM

Asian furniture makers - 4 replies

Asian style of furniture is something I’ve never pursued, could be because of where I was born and raised and the type furniture and cabinetry I was trained on and the supporter of our 70 year old family business. I appreciate artist, especially artist in furniture making though and do have an appreciation for Asian furniture and the ar...

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