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|05-20-2011 10:32 PM||
Update and good news on the new saw.. - 17 replies
A little while ago I posted about the contest in the Australian Wood Review… My Shed... and I asked all the readers of this forum post to vote for very close friend and fellow woodworker, Patt Gregory... Yesterday I was at the Timber and Working with Wood Show at the RNA in Brisbane and I dropped over to the Carba-tec stand and had...
|05-17-2011 10:16 AM||
Today's Effort. - 16 replies
Well, today another board got up loaded to the Lazy Larrys Woodworks site... and I made a round cheese board with frangipanis.. which was an order… to be sold with a cheese knife.. not shown… Not inset yet… leaving that till I have the others done… Here are a few more BBQ Boards… again unfinished.. From the...
|05-16-2011 09:55 AM||
Website Update. - 9 replies
The new Ulitmate Blokes BBQ Boards are now online… or at least a few of them… more will follow as time allows.. This one is for the pirate in all of us… Take the picture…. up load… make a new entry… write a description etc… all takes time…So for now there are 3 and one in the Sheilas section&...
|05-15-2011 07:31 AM||
Shop Ute For Sale - 30 replies
Yep, it is time to sell the shop ute… I need something with a little more room inside… it is great for around town but on any trip longer than half an hour it is a little short in leg space…. for me at least… I am, after all, over 6’4” Have a look at the ad here
|05-09-2011 11:41 PM||
An interview by Roger... - 16 replies
For those who missed this on one of the forums… I am re-posting an interview done a while back by Roger… a fellow LJ….although it is not quite as I remember it … the interview is wholly fictional… and in no way reflects the opinion of the webmaster… “As promised, part 1 of my telephone interview with ...
|05-06-2011 10:57 AM||
One for the toy makers. - 7 replies
At the Cooroy Woodwork and Craft Show, I met Bob… who makes toys… here is a photo of his table..To see more check out the link… HereI dedicate this post to Karson and all the guys here who make toys for charity…
|05-05-2011 07:04 AM||
Cooroy Woodcraft Show. - 3 replies
Checked in with the organisers and as I thought no room at the inn… it was a little short notice and a last minute decision… I will however be dropping in to the RSL Memorial Hall on the Saturday to check out the show. This will also give me a chance to meet and have a chat with the members of the Club… We will definit...
|04-27-2011 11:41 PM||
I bet you like M & M s!! - 33 replies
Well for all the folks who don’t necessarily want beer bottle caps in their boards… This board is not finished just yet… so please do not comment of the way the resin looks at the moment… There are also some other inserts… Have to fill the holes with resin but you get the idea… Different colours...
|04-26-2011 10:25 AM||
New Card for the New Boards. - 14 replies
You have just got to love Vista Print… so cheap … so quick… and beautiful work… This is the front of the card that will be attached to each board… And on the back … some instructions for care of the board… not the be all and end all of board care but enough to get the blokes to look after their inv...
|04-25-2011 08:12 PM||
New Table Saw. - 20 replies
I received this E-mail this morning from my good friend and colleague Patt Gregory. You will have seen me blog about her… and her “Woodworking for Women” book and school… ”I have entered a competition called ‘Me and My Shed’ through the Australian Wood Review magazine to win a Carbatec Table Saw for our workshop.I would be most grate...
|04-15-2011 09:28 PM||
A call for help. - 27 replies
As part of a new range of cutting boards, I am in need of beer bottle caps.. so I am sending a cry for assistance in this matter… anyone out there who drinks beer [or spirits for that matter] could I please ask you to send me your caps… clean and unbent…For those who prefer to remain tea total, fancy crown seal lids from soft d...
|04-06-2011 11:11 PM||
This is how to do business... - 19 replies
Yesterday I ordered a few items from INCRA… via Incremental Tools ..but as luck would have it one of the items is not available straight away…Something to do with an extrusion required… So instead of getting a part order, I said it would be fine to wait until the whole order could be shipped.. Having waited so long to be abl...
|03-29-2011 10:15 PM||
Dust collection... for the mitre saw.. - 17 replies
From the last post you will be aware that I have built a Hood for my 12 inch Hitachi… Basically this is a box made from 1/2 inch MDF….that sits behind the saw and catches any saw dust that is not directed to the 2 1/2 inch hose attached to the saw itself… where the bag is usually. This hose is run through the back of the ...
|03-29-2011 09:46 PM||
Hooking up to the machines... - 19 replies
Having installed the clear ducting… it is now time to connect to the individual pieces of equipment..6 inch hose from the Dusty to the Cyclone…the intake is 5 inch and reduced down to 4 inch for the ducting.. You can see in this pic the DC, the dust deputy cyclone, jointer and bandsaw… the flex tube connecting the duct t...
|03-29-2011 10:21 AM||
Dust safety.. ducted collection... - 24 replies
I recently decided… no actually I decided many years ago… to set up a ducted dust collection system….. I have recently done so…To start I bought a pleated top canister for my 2 HP dusty.. and hooked it up to a Oneida Super Dust Deputy mounted on a 44 gallon drum… Next came the actual ducting… went to Carb-a...
|02-07-2011 10:51 PM||
A visit by a mate. - 17 replies
Deborah De Williams is a breast cancer survivor and marathon runner.In October 2008 Deborah and her Border Collie, Maggie set off from Hobart to run around Australia in an anti-clockwise loop to raise money for the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF). Halfway through her run, just outside Darwin Deborah tripped over Maggie and broke both...
|02-01-2011 12:53 PM||
Shed update January 2011... - 15 replies
After all the kerfuffle about making sure things are posted in the appropriate section… I made sure to post this under what I think is the right forum….or should it be a project cause it is my workshop… nah… just have a bit of fun…Here she be… still a work in progress but then work flow is getting better and I...
|11-28-2010 10:41 PM||
Chatoyancy. - 25 replies
I have your attention… or not.. What exactly is Chatoyancy… Firstly…... ’This one vocabulary word sets the serious woodworker apart from his casual counterparts. I love Chatoyancy and I am sure you do too even if you do not know just what it is…..’ Andy Chidwick... So this is what I mean…...
|10-26-2010 10:40 PM||
Hot Projects. - 16 replies
Recently there was a post about silent projects.. and I for one have been looking at them and if I like them I will comment… that said…..I was just flipping through the projects pages here at Lumberjocks and went to the the hot projects page and saw that one of my recent projects had made it to page 1 and in number 2 spot to boot...
|10-23-2010 09:12 PM||
Australian safety boots.. - 17 replies