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04-09-2015 07:02 PM

Rigid Planer - 8 replies

Last summer, I think, I started a tread about a Rigid planer I had purchased for our 14 year old daughter , She was starting her first build on cabinetry for a small kitchen and wanted one for her work area and not use the bigger ones in the shop. Not long after we got the planer it started not wanting to start, run about half speed and was s...

03-04-2015 02:07 AM

The Drying Chamber Сушильная камера КСДВ40 - 1 reply

A Kiln for our workshops. As many times as I’ve been to Russia with my wife something always caused it to be a new experience. This I’d like to see in operation. I’ve been to sawmills, woodworkers shops,a Baltic birch plant but never have I seen anything like this before over there. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NEfIo6oe31c

02-19-2015 02:27 PM

Beginner Plans - 4 replies

I’ve been getting a lot of emails lately from beginner woodworkers that visit my free plans website asking for a category for beginners and plenty of beginner woodworking plans, mostly furniture, so I’ve gotten started on it. When I built the website a couple of years ago I had no idea at the time it would take as many hits and do...

01-18-2015 01:41 AM

Tablesaw blade guard - 6 replies

We had to move a Grizz 3 hp tablesaw to an area in the shop where the over arm blade guard won’t fit. Anyone got an suggestions on a guard that will work, with splitter, that we can mount to the saw? Thanks in advance.

01-14-2015 03:32 AM

My idea of a sho nuff bandsaw - 12 replies

This is good as it gets. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ACY5JneHGCU

11-22-2014 07:04 PM

What Kind Of Tree Is This? - 13 replies

I was visiting an old friend yesterday over in Flat Creek Valley and he was splitting some firewood. He had bought a truck load of logs and had several of these trees in with the load. Neither of us can recall seeing this tree before as a log and can’t make up our minds what it is. The trees came out of the North Georgia mountains somew...

08-19-2014 06:11 PM

Rigid planer will not switch on - 12 replies

I bought our 14 year old daughter a Rigid planer in June when school was out since she was going to build her first kitchen over the summer and doesn’t care to much for the larger planers in the shop. She’s planed about 400 brd feet of soft Maple with it and had no problems. Yesterday when she got home from school she planed abou...

06-29-2014 04:01 AM

Work All Day & Half The Night Sometimes - 2 replies

Work all day, sometimes half the night making sawdust fly…measuring, sawing, planing, sanding, gluing, sanding again, sanding some more, gluing some more, sanding some more, cutting some more, dovetailing, doing mortice and tenons, fitting again, gluing again, sanding again, finishing..uh oh..I just found a plane for sale I don’t hav...

06-15-2014 05:06 AM

Adobe Photoshop CS2 Free Now From Adobe - 8 replies

Anyone that knows about Adobe Photoshop knows it cost more than a big piece of woodworking equipment and way out of the budgets of most people. Adobe made a mistake in their activation server and finally just decided to let anyone that wanted it could download it for free with their serial number. You can also get the complete CS2 suite wh...

12-10-2012 10:25 PM

I need, Cannot Find 79-068 - 9 replies

I need a 79-068 Biesemeyer RS tape and cannot find a supplier that has one in stock until after the first of the year. Anyone got one hanging in your shop you want to sale?

12-03-2012 12:30 PM

Table Saw Molding Head Cutters - 0 replies

Has anyone ever used the CMT table saw molding head cutters? I’ve had several woodworkers ask me about them and I got asked again this morning at our Monday morning redneck breakfast.

11-27-2012 05:59 PM

CAD, Plain & Simple - 14 replies

Since I put up my free plans site I’ve gotten messages from woodworkers here and in several other countries telling me…I wish I could draw in cad but cad is to difficult for me. Well, I’m here to tell you it’s not that difficult to learn how to draw 2D in a cad program once you learn the basics which is a “piece ...

09-10-2012 10:08 PM

Godaddy Hacked - 3 replies

All you jocks hosted with Godaddy and your site is down…they got hacked today. http://news.cnet.com/8301-1009_3-57509753-83/go-daddy-serviced-web-sites-taken-down-in-apparent-attack/

08-11-2012 02:41 AM

Web Site Learning Blog - 0 replies

I know a lot of you want a nice looking and functional web site to sale your products and have no clue as what to do other than try to use a pre made template or theme. I discussed this with my wife tonight and we’ve come up with a solution for you if enough interest is generated. We’ll start a blog on one of our test sites and te...

07-03-2012 08:13 PM

Free Live Chat On Your Woodworking Site - 0 replies

I’ve spent most of today finishing a new kitchen design and plotting them out for the client. While I was working at my desk I had my live chat open on one of our sites. I talked to five women and made three appointments today for new cabinetry in their homes.It’s something you may want to think about adding to your woodworking site....

06-19-2012 03:52 AM

PSI Saw Blade Guard - 0 replies

I’ve had to add another 3hp table saw in my shop and need a blade guard for it. I paid about 500 bucks for the others and found this one from PSI. Does anyone have one or know anything about it? I would appreciate your comments, http://www.pennstateind.com/store/TSGUARD.html

05-14-2012 01:06 AM

Heart Warming, you have to see this - 2 replies

A friend sent this to me tonight in an email. http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/sideshow/marine-returning-home-greeted-6-old-son-learned-130055137.html

05-06-2012 03:32 AM

Transcarpathain Forrest - 0 replies

One of my wife’s sisters that lives in the Transcarpathain Area in Ukraine sent her these photos today. If we have any LJ’s from Ukraine I’m sure they would tell anyone this is one of the most beautiful mountainareas in the world with beautiful forest. I have no idea where she got the photos but when we visit her this summer...

04-19-2012 05:23 PM

Construction Jobs - 13 replies

I hope this is the correct place to post this, not sure.I know construction is pretty much bad all over the country and it is almost zero in my area and I know a lot of guys are out of work and or need work. I’m a member of the Blue Book and they have a new section now called BB-Bid. Everyday I’m getting several emails a day from ...

03-28-2012 01:35 PM

From The Past...ouchy! - 4 replies

I had a friend drop this off at my shop yesterday. He told me he had used it about 20 years ago to mill all the beams for their post and beam home he and his wife built themselves. He used it to cut several 1000 board feet of beams from SYP. I asked him why did he bring it to me and his reply…at your age I needed a new experience. lol

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