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|33 days ago||
Just bought a bunch of Red Oak - 20 replies
Well, I saw on craigslist where someone was selling “black walnut” so I drove 30 minutes to the sellers house. She had three stacks of lumber piled up. From left to right is Cedar, Red Oak and Walnut. However, I got confused, because when I looked at the walnut it was all a cream color. There wasn’t any “black” in t...
|35 days ago||
To laminate or to not laminate... - 10 replies
Hey guys,I’ve been planning on building an end table out of walnut and I finally found a source of walnut within 60 miles of me. However, they only have 4/4 lumber which would require me to laminate two boards together to make the legs the thickness that I want. I have researched a few other threads and understand that I wouldn’t ...
|94 days ago||
Ridgid 3650 table saw gloat - 28 replies
Hey guys, I just bought a Ridgid 3650 table saw from a dear friend of mine. He had the saw for years and it did him well. Recently though he bought a nice Grizzly cabinet saw and was looking to sell his Ridgid. He knew that I have been looking for a table saw so he told me that I was the first person he thought of. I immediately jumped on it. I ...
|110 days ago||
Shavings from my new planes! - 9 replies
Hey everyone,Most of you may know that Don and Dan generously donated a block plane and #5 plane to me to help me get started with hand tools and my new woodworking hobby! I wanted to wait to post this until I received both planes and created some shavings using the both of them, so here we go! I received the #5 in the mail on Tuesday from Da...
|115 days ago||
Lumberjocks iPhone app??? - 15 replies
Hey guys, this may be kind of random and may have already been brought up before but has there been any thought before about creating a “lumberjocks iPhone app”? I browse the forums a lot on my iPhone using the google chrome app so just out of curiosity I looked on the App Store to see if there was an app already created to download ...
|119 days ago||
Rounded Tenons - 6 replies
This is just a simple issue that can be easily resolved, but I am making mortise and tenon joints for my workbench. I have decided to route the mortises, leaving them rounded. I am using pine since it’s the most economical for me so it’s not the greatest wood. I routed one mortise nicely then I cut one tenon to width and length. I th...
|138 days ago||
Local hardwood seller in East Texas? - 7 replies
Hey guys,I’m not sure how many of you Lumberjocks live in East Texas so most of ya’ll probably wont have an answer for me! haha But the only place locally that I was able to buy good hardwood lumber has shut down (located in Mt. Enterprise) and I don’t know of any other good places to buy from close to here. I would hate to hav...
|153 days ago||
Should I buy this Unisaw on Craigslist? - 17 replies
Hey everyone, I am on the edge of buying this 5HP Unisaw on Craigslist but I don’t know what this saw would typically go for…I assume it is worth over $1000 but I would like to make sure before I chunk out $750. Here is the link… http://easttexas.craigslist.org/tls/3540110823.html Let me know what you guys think! Thanks,Eric
|155 days ago||
Introducing Myself - 7 replies
Hello all,I’ve been observing this forum for a while and have been very impressed with the site, the vast amount of knowledge floating around and the great community that is here. I just created an account and am looking forward to being a member! I just wanted to introduce myself and wish everyone the best with their woodworking hobbies a...