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|219 days ago||
Baltimore WoodWorking Show - 7 replies
Greetings all and Happy Holidays. It seems that the holidays will just be finishing up and the Woodworking Shows will be pulling into the Baltimore area teh weekend of January 3rd. This again will be the only show in the DC/Baltimore area. I just purchased my ticket and will be up there Friday and Saturday.Wondering how many other LumberJocks a...
|442 days ago||
Penturning Symposium- Richmond VA - 0 replies
Just wondering if any other LumberJocks are planning to attend next weekend’s Mid-Atlantic Penturners Gathering in Richmond VA. Here is the website. If you are going drop me a line so we can meet. CtL
|492 days ago||
Setting up a Business - 15 replies
Greetings all, I need an little bit of information. My wife and I have hit the craft fairs pretty hard recently and we are actually being asked to come to others while at ones we are doing. We enjoy it quite a lot, but believe it is time to get our ducks all lined up so to speak. We need to set up an actual business. For those of you doing craft...
|576 days ago||
The Woodworking Shows- Baltimore - 39 replies
Greetings all, I was just wondering if anyone is planning to go to the Woodworking Show in Baltimore next weekend. I will be up there Friday and Saturday and would be glad to meet anyone that might be there to at least say hi and put a face to a name. Hope to see some of you there. CtL
|659 days ago||
Gatlinburg Craft Fair - 1 reply
Just curious is anyone going to be exhibiting at or going to next week’s Gatlinburg Fall Craft Fair? I will be in the area and would like to meet up with any LumberJocks. CtL
|696 days ago||
Inexpensive Laser Engravers - 4 replies
I know a few guys here have Laser Engravers. I am looking to get something to start to play with but certainly do not have a huge budget. I was wondering if anyone has one of the inexpensive units and let me know how they like it or don’t. I am mostly looking at it to be able to engrave my games that I have been making. Thanks All CtL
|821 days ago||
Sanding on the Lathe - 8 replies
Hi All, In need some advice or even opinions as to the best grit to sand up to on the lathe. I mostly do pens and have had a woodturners roll pack that is finally giving out. I just yesterday pulled out a sheet of Norton 3x and used it for my knock out tool I made. I was impressed with the amount that it took and no loading as compared to thos...
|882 days ago||
Fredericksburg Woodworking Show - 1 reply
Hi All, Woodworking Show is coming to Fredericksburg VA this coming weekend. This is the show that was previously held in Chantilly before the Expo Center there sold out to Walmart. Just wondering who was planning on attending, I will be there on Saturday most of the day and hope I can catch up to some other LumberJock’s. Here is the li...
|912 days ago||
Storing Kreg Clamps - 3 replies
Evening all, I am in the process of reorganizing my entire shop. One of the things I am trying to come up with is a good way to store my Kreg Clamps. I have a number of sizes and about 4 90 degree clamps that I would liek to figure out a good way to put up on my wall. Any suggestions are much appreciated. CtL
|944 days ago||
Baltimore WoodWorking Show - 30 replies
I hope this is the best place to post this. It is almost time already for the Baltimore WoodWorking Shop, it is held this year January 6-8 at the fair grounds in Timonium. I have not been to this show before but it looks like the Northern Virginia show is going to be even smaller then it has been since it is moving to Fredricksburg this year. ...
|1096 days ago||
Pen Turning Kits - 1 reply
Ok, I know there are numerous questions floating around about various pen kits and where to buy them from. I have been combing websites and looking around.. Does anyone have any feedback in regards to Packard Woodworks out of North Carolina or Woodpenpro.com out of Hawaii? Both of them seem to have some very good prices on various kits. I am act...
|1228 days ago||
Scroll Saw- Dremel 1671 - 3 replies
Hi All, I just aquired from Craigslist a Dremel 1671 Type 1 Scroll Saw. It is pretty good working order a bit of rust and needs some Saw Dust Cleaned out of it. I am wondering if any one here has this saw and could tell me the type of blades it takes. All the blades the gentleman had were already broken. I also wold liek to find a manual if anyo...
|1404 days ago||
Cutting Thin Plexiglass (Plastic) - 20 replies
Hey All, Looking for some suggestions on cutting some thin plexiglass. I am looking to do a few projects for kids that require a plexiglass shield and want to make sure I get the cuts nice and evn and I guess sand the edges so they are not sharp. Any one that has worked on something like this and could give me a few hints I would appreciate. CtL
|1576 days ago||
Chantilly VA, Woodworking Show!!! - 17 replies
Greetings All, Tried to figure out the best place to post this. Figured here would be good… Next weekend (April 9-11) The Woodworking Show is coming to the Dulles Expo Center in Chantilly, VA. Woodworking Show, Chantilly VA I am planning to be there on Friday and can more then likely make some time on Saturday to come out and possibly m...
|1587 days ago||
Delta Tabletop Drill Presses? - 5 replies
Hi all, I am currently looking at purchasing a Delta DP300 or DP350 and wondering if anyone has some feedback. My current drill press is quite old and has no depth stop which makes it quite difficult when I am making puzzles and games. I have a chance to get on of the Deltas and wanted to know what any of you think. Thanks All CtL
|1623 days ago||
Hardware Storage - 4 replies
Greetings All, As I am working on changing things around in my shop I am finding that I have accumulated a number of various hardware items. Things like drawer rails, knobs, hinges, catches and so forth. Not to mention the screws and nails. I am curious if anyone has found a easy way to store this stuff or if you built a specific cabinet or w...
|1988 days ago||
Oldham Router Bits - 1 reply
Good Evening all,Wondering if anyone has used Oldham router bits. I have seen some information floatedaround here on their saw blades but nothing on the bits. I have a potentially good deal availabel to me and looking to see how good it is. Thanks all. CtL
|2198 days ago||
A little help from the Turners - 10 replies
Hi All, seeing some recent posts has reminded that I bought a Lathe a few months ago and was able to get it into my basement workshop and back together in working order, but I have not done a thing with it. Witht he upcoming Anniversary sale at Woodcrafters I decided to spend my Christmas gift card on soem pen making supplies and hope to make a ...
|2323 days ago||
Question about a Lathe - 6 replies
Evening All, I just noticed a Craftsman 1/2 HP lathe on Craigs List rather inexpensive. I was wondering if anyone might have some input? I have been wanting to get into pen turning and perhaps a few other smaller items such as tool handles.Money is a bit, but maybe this is a good start? Any input would be much appreciated. CtL
|2330 days ago||
Heading to the Woodworking Show! - 3 replies
Evening All, The WoodWorking Show is coming to my area this weekend and I am quite looking forward to heading over there. Also hope to be meeting a few of you there, if you are going drop me a PM and perhaps we can catch up on Friday or Saturday. But in the meantime I need some advice about a few things I am looking for. I have been playing w...