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|16 days ago||
Calling woodworkers in Maine - 3 replies
My family and I are planning to move to Maine (either the Brewer/Bangor or Belfast area) and I’m currently working on a business plan for a loan to start a shop when we get there. My plan is a shop that makes wood bodied hand planes as well as turned objects and furniture for sale. I was also looking at opening my shop to community use, pr...
|248 days ago||
Wanted to share this - 5 replies
For tide of you who don’t follow the Wood Magazine Facebook page, they posted a link to a Flickr page. And as both a Lego nerd and woodworking nerd, I thought it was great. So here’s the link for your enjoyment. http://www.flickr.com/photos/legozilla/sets/72157607999966697/
|520 days ago||
Help with a Piano - 5 replies
Has anyone had any experience with taking apart an upright piano? I’m wanting to repurpose the cabinet so I don’t want to take a sledge to the whole thing. My big concern is how to safely remove the harp (weighing in at about 300 pounds). Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks
|525 days ago||
I just heard through a few channels that the new management who have taken over of Delta Machinery since they left Black & Decker/Stanley will be raising the prices of all their machinery a minimum of 30% on April 1st, 2013. I have yet to find out why, of course a company has the right to change the prices of their products but the new pri...
|1180 days ago||
Mobile lumberjocks.com? - 7 replies
It’s been a little while since I’ve been on, so I don’t know if this has been covered already, but does anyone know if there is a mobile version of lumberjocks.com in the works? Right now I’m on my Blackberry and it would be great if the site was easier to view on a mobile phone.
|1302 days ago||
So, it’s been a little while since I’ve posted anything in a while, so I feel I should let you all in on some news. It looks as though the Army will not be keeping the Arts & Crafts Center here open much longer. For those of you that don’t know, I run the wood shop at an Army Arts & Crafts Center attached to Walter Re...
|1633 days ago||
Capt. Phil Harris, Rest in Peace - 8 replies
For those of you who are fans of the Discovery Channel show The Deadliest Catch were shocked, as I was, to hear of the passing of Phil Harris, captain of the Cornelia Marie. Our thoughts and well wishes go out to the Harris friends and family. Phil, you will be missed. The Bering Sea won’t be the same without you.
|1635 days ago||
Winter 2010, Baltimore - 2 replies
So, I thought I’d share some photos of the snow that was dumped on my yards this past weekend. This is the to show how deep it got in my front yard. At it’s deepest, near the house, it got to 29 inches, closer to the street it only got to about 20 inches. These are the snow drifts in my front and back yards, I just thought...
|1645 days ago||
Worst Job in a Wood Shop - 28 replies
Here I am, taking a quick break from the one job I have to do in the shop that I just hate. We have a decent size shop here at the Arts & Crafts Center, and with it we have a decent size dust collector. The collection bins are four 55 gallon drums. And today I’m emptying them. But that by its self isn’t so bad, what makes thi...
|1664 days ago||
I got my new Grizzly catolog yesterday. I love getting this catolog. Though it is painful sometimes to see all the things I want, but knowing I don’t have the money to buy any of it.
|1713 days ago||
Found this article and thought I'd share - 1 reply
So, I have a Google Alert set up to find different articles, blogs and site that have to do with wood turning. Today, in the email I got from them was this link. http://www2.starexponent.com/cse/news/local/article/Turning_history_into_art/47287/ Even though tulip poplar isn’t my first choice of wood for turning, it would have been v...
|1731 days ago||
B&D to merge with Stanley - 3 replies
I was walking out of the grocery store tonight when the front page of the Baltimore Sun caught my eye. Black and Decker plans to merge with Stanley Works. Don’t know if anyone else saw this already. Here’s the online article. http://www.baltimoresun.com/business/bal-bz.merger03nov03,0,6297213.story Thought I’d let you ...
|1771 days ago||
Scroll Saw Blades Keep Snapping - 7 replies
Hey all, I’ve got an older Delta scroll saw. Now, I’ve never really been one to do much scroll saw work but I got Diana Thompson’s book “Wooden Chess Sets You Can Make.” In it, she uses a scroll saw to cut the pieces out. The plans call for a piece of wood that’s 1.5” square and I’m using maple ...
|1787 days ago||
A week ago I was walking through my living room while my wife was taking a shower and I heard a ticking sound coming from the ceiling. Upon closer inspection I discovered that my shower drain’s been leaking for a while. I fixed the leak (I hope) but now I have two smallish holes in my ceiling. This is where the “non woodworking...
|1846 days ago||
So, I’m at work and I’m going to check my email. I load up Yahoo and am astonished by what I see, or don’t see in this case. See if you can figure out what is missing. Figure it out? No? This is the first time that Yahoo hasn’t had one mention of Michael Jackson on their home page since his death. Now, I know M...
|1890 days ago||
Drying Wood Using Alcohol - 8 replies
Hey everyone, I’ve read a few articles about drying wood using alcohol. Has anyone tried this? How well does it work?
|1923 days ago||
How to remove content from your page - 2 replies
Can anyone tell me how one goes about removing content from their page? This is the first site where I haven’t been able to figure that out.
|2084 days ago||
CarveWright, What's the word? - 2 replies
Hey, I was wondering if anyone out there has or uses the CarveWright Woodworking System (www.carvewright.com)? I saw one in action at the IWF woodworking show in Atlanta this year, and just wanted to get some user feedback. Is it worth the money? How easy the software is to use? How long the bits last? Just the general stuff. I’ve re...