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|717 days ago||
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 ...
|723 days ago||
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 ...
|865 days ago||
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...
|977 days ago||
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...
|978 days ago||
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....
|983 days ago||
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 2¢ about how to do a better job of it. Here are the brackets. Made fr...
|995 days ago||
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...
|1006 days ago||
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...