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02-01-2017 11:07 PM

Temporary Table/ Saw Horse - 6 replies

This is a tool review of sorts. I’m posting this for the carpenters, new woodworkers, and people with limited shop space. I scored this tool, fixture, work support from a friend that is in the junk / resell business. Here’s a couple pictures of the tool, fixture, work support, whatever one wants to call it. closed; open; N...

04-22-2016 03:19 PM

Miter angle settings for a five point star. - 3 replies

I saw a project posted that had multiple miter angles. There were LJs asking about what the angle settings were. To answer their questions I’m posting here. Angles for any shape. Divide number of desired sides into 360. Divide the answer of that equation by 2. That is the setting number of degrees of miter to cut. This method does not a...

03-22-2016 06:24 PM

Roentgens' Dressing Table - 6 replies

Someone sent me this link knowing my interest in woodworking. I thought I’d share it here in case some of you haven’t seen it. Steampunk Tendencies Just an amazing 200 years old secretary cabinet Sorry guys, thought I had the link on here. And then there was also this piece&#...

02-10-2016 07:27 AM

Hunting blinds - 7 replies

I’m guessing there are some hunters on this site. But then again I’ve never seen a hunting blind posted in the projects section, I’ve seen about everything else made of wood. I didn’t want to post this in the project section. I thought maybe I could get a look at how other LJs go about building hunting blinds. So if you h...

03-07-2015 03:24 AM

Favorites folders - 0 replies

On our favorites page we can organize our favorites by projects, blogs, reviews, forums, & workshops. Would it be possible have folders within these different categories? I would like to better organize my favorite projects for future references. It would also be a helpful for the other categories too. Are there any more LJs that would like ...

03-03-2015 03:23 PM

some of my jigs, fixtures, patterns etc.... - 13 replies

Below are pictures of some jigs I’ve made & used over the years. Has I post new ones I’ll provide a description of what each one is made to do & how it works. I have a boxes full jigs and fixtures because many of my carpentry & woodworking task require repetitive actions. I read through over half of the forum pages about ...

01-03-2012 10:35 PM

Sticky mess - 6 replies

Hello LJs, I’m looking for some advice. I needed a piece of wood the other day and when I went to my storage for a board this is what I found. I needed some pine, a short piece, so I pulled these out but couldn’t use them due to the sap/pitch that was oozing from them. I’d still like to someday use these boards without cutting ...

12-28-2011 08:21 PM

Old stuff, New life - 11 replies

This is a thread for photos of things that have fallen to the wayside because of use, neglect, poor construction, bad choice of materials, or weren’t made to last in the first place. Then with a little wood, some TLC and they’re useful again and make for happy people everywhere. I’d like to see if any of you LJs would share ...

08-09-2011 12:19 AM

Focus on the workspace: Portable miter saw stand and dust collection hood - 6 replies

I thought about posting this has a project but decided against it. I figured this would be a better place because of the feedback and the possibility of pictures of the different versions from fellow LJs. This thread is about the workspace that leads to and away from your miter saw. Here are some pictures of how I treat the area on ether si...

04-19-2011 01:33 AM

Sliding Mitersaw depth stop jig - 7 replies

These are a couple pictures of my version of a jig to utilize the depth stop feature found on many sliding mitersaw. The work piece has to be held out away from the saw fence to take full advantage of the saw’s ability to make required depth cuts across the work piece. I made this out of some MDF and some cabinet trim. It’s held in p...

04-17-2011 11:54 PM

Looking for ideas to use Horse shoes - 16 replies

I have a bunch of these; approx. size, around 4 1/2” wide.It’s an aluminum horse shoe, or as the person that gives them to me calls them, aluminum racing plate with steel toe grip. It ticks him off when I call them horse shoes. Looks like a horse shoe to me and horses waer them, go figure. I don’t want to tick off anybody here....

04-13-2011 02:39 AM

Cantilevered Shelving for Storage Containers - 10 replies

In need of some shelving for material storage I came up with this design to use in a storage container. I wanted an open front without legs for easier access to the material stored. And I wanted some kind of adjustable design. Please If I could, I’d like to have your 2ยข about how to do a better job of it. Here are the brackets. Made fr...

04-01-2011 08:51 AM

Homemade Tablesaws - 18 replies

I commented on a post by kwbalck a couple days ago. Something about homemade tablesaws being scary, I think all tablesaws are scary. At least if used improperly they are. I’m posting some pictures of mine. This saw has been my portable tablesaw for more than ten years now. As you can see it’s just a 7 1/4” skilsa...

03-20-2011 06:05 PM

Dissolving wood glue - 10 replies

Hello fellow LJs, I need some help dissolving some glue on a chair that I have to repair. The chair is a factory made item, probably made in the U.S.A., around thirty five years ago. The glue is a hardened red stuff and was used to glue the angle bracing to the front to side rails. The bracing and rails have been machined with interlocking groov...

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