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835 days ago

feature request - 1 reply

I would love a feature where when browsing projects, I could bookmark the last one IE: http://lumberjocks.com/projects/65072 and close my session. When I return, Id like to go to that link and be able to resume browsing. The way it works now if you bookmark where you are when you come back everything has moved by the number of new projects...

846 days ago

Neat idea from Australia! - 13 replies

I just ran across this. It seems like an idea whose time is right to move to the US. It would be a great way to share shop space and share skills, as well as the other social benefits. Of course the lawyers might have a field day . . . AMSA Website

871 days ago

Joint failure on high chair tray - 8 replies

I am trying to refinish a high chair between two grand sons. The first has out grown it, and the next needs it soon! I stripped it and have been meaning to finish it but haven’t gotten a round tuit. I went down tonight with the intentions of sealing with a coat of shellac, but discovered that about half of one of the joints has failed....

992 days ago

routing ogee on end of board - 4 replies

I am doing some windowsills and need to route an ogee on the two ends and a side, the side isn’t a problem but am wondering if I could use a tenon jig to do the ends, of if this would be too much like running the work between the fence and the bit?? I do think that I would remove the bearing for safety’s sake. any thoughts? or am ...

1630 days ago

Sanding Frames - 1 reply

Sanding frames help keep belt sander under control. I have never seen anything like this! looks like a big help. http://www.finehomebuilding.com/how-to/use-a-belt-sander-frame.aspx

1807 days ago

DRO for a router lift - 4 replies

It looks like Wixey has dreampt up a new tool which looks like it might be useful – of course I need to spring for a router lift too! a DRO for a router lift http://www.hartvilletool.com/product/13097

1812 days ago

Great sounding woodworking project - 6 replies

This guy must have WAY to much time on his hands, but he did turn out a really neat project!!! http://www.rwgiangiulio.com/index.htm be sure to check the videos and sound samples . . .

1816 days ago

Aromatic Cedar - 4 replies

I am building some draws and was wondering how stable Aromatic Cedar would be for the sides. I thought the cedar might be a nice touch, but as they are my first draws, am concerned about stability. Would I be better off with baltic birch?? I am also thinking of getting the new mini kreg kit that does 1/2” material to put the draws togethe...

1821 days ago

Phone Repair - 4 replies

Lawrence, Kansas, December 12, 2008 A Kansas farm wife called the local phone company to report her telephone failed to ring when her friends called – and that on the few occasions, when it did ring, her dog always moaned right before the phone rang. The telephone repairman proceeded to the scene, curious to see this psychic dog or seni...

1845 days ago

sketchup question - 4 replies

ok kind folks, I GIVE UP! is there any way to edit a rectangle after you draw it. ie draw a 2×2 rectangle. opps it should have been 2×3. I cant find any way to adjust after it is drawn. it would seem to be such a basic function of a program like this. it is very embarrassing cause I have been making a living with computers for the...

1846 days ago

tounge and grove question - 4 replies

I am going to edge a piece of 3/4” plywood with a 1×4. I am trying to figure out if it would be stronger to have the tongue on the plywood or the groove. or doesn’t it make much difference??? I can cut the 1×4 on the router table, but not sure if I can handle a good sized chunk of plywood (finished panels to be 39×78)...

1903 days ago

yet another spam - 1 reply

I don’t even have a juniper table :-O another one for martin to drop! sheeshfred ————————————————————————————————-From: pozzySubject: orderR...

1980 days ago

Crates - 4 replies

20+ years ago the BORG opened its first store in the area, about 40 miles or so from us. they had a HUGE pile of plastic crates, I bought 2 or 3 that were 12×18 x 12 or there a bouts. they turned out so handy I wanted a bunch more. when we went back they no longer had crates. the only thing I see these days is a crate for hanging file ...

2029 days ago

Steam Powered Mill - 7 replies

Saw this over on The Home Shop Machinist, thought it would be of interest here too. The Blade is a man eating MONSTER!!!! The mill can handle an 80’ log! fred Steam Powered Mill

2110 days ago

Compressor Question - 7 replies

I picked up an older compressor a while back, and stuck it in the corner. I fell over it today and took a look at it again. It is about a 30 gallon tank, a LARGE pump. and a 2 hp 3450 rpm motor, (far from original) The pump has a single cylinder; 3” bore and a 3.5” stroke. the flywheel is 12.75 in diameter. The pump is supposed ...

2111 days ago

Shop Tips - 6 replies

from a Luther’s site, 400+ tips a lot of useful ones! tips

2124 days ago

Fi Fi Fin Fish - 2 replies

Not wood related, but I think you can appreciate the craftsmanship that went into this. Make sure your sound is on http://vimeo.com/1968128 I have only watched a dozen times and I am still fascinated by it!

2133 days ago

Oh What Was I Thinking????? - 8 replies

When I built my shed several years ago, I screwed and glued 1” v groove pine to 3/4 plywood for the doors, to make them look nice I put fake bracing on the out side, at each hinge, and a diagonal “reinforcement” screwed and glued . . .Now I want to change the trim pieces as they are damaged, Why oh why did I GLUE the silly thi...

2162 days ago

Grizzly G0452 Jointer Blade Clamp Screw - 11 replies

I dug a bit deeper in the box of parts for the Reliant jointer I just bought, I guess I should have looked closer. One of the 1/4 – 28×0.267 long screws with a 5/16 domed hex head was MIA. I am pretty sure that one from another make would fit. I can find screws for delta and for jet but of course nobody gives size, thread or length. ...

2166 days ago

Reliant Jointer Question - 6 replies

I am going to go look at a reliant jointer tomorrow, asside from making sure the beds and fence are flat, what should I look for?? or should I just run the other way? I figure for $100 I can’t to too far wrong . . .

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