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02-07-2013 06:08 AM

Jail for doing good? - 1 reply

Just when beuracracy can’t get any more retarded, something like this comes along. Read the petition and if it hochs your choiniks as it did mine, sign it. Pass it on. Reduce stupid in CONUS.

08-21-2012 09:15 AM

Kids do grow up, dang it! - 18 replies

When my first grandson was born nearly six years ago, nobody could have prepared me for the rush of intensity of the love I felt for that messey, misshapen, howling at the top of his lungs, slimey, little mess that rolled quickly off the elevator in a portable incubator accompanied by his father and two nurses. I was stunned. I couldn’t ...

06-16-2012 10:41 PM

Nbeener really needs help - 18 replies

As some of you know, Neil has been seriously abused by the justice system in Ft. Collins, Col. A short synopsis is that because of his chemically burned eyes, he is in constant pain, needs quiet to sleep, but a neighbors barking dogs have driven him to the brink of a desperate situation. Read the full story here

12-30-2011 02:53 AM

Something to ponder - 141 replies

OK campers, I am going to try something new. A short preamble. I love this country. I love the principles that guided and molded it during its’ creation, the principles for which it has stood, that has made it a beacon of hope to the world and the place of refuge for people of all stripes. I love it not just in a flag waving “we&...

09-12-2011 11:03 PM

Wood this work? - 7 replies

Hi guys, One of the things on my list of to-do projects is a arts & crafts library table the top of which is to be 54” x 28” x 1” made of q/s white oak. My shop is in the garage and this would go on the second floor. When I first got married I could have gotten it there, but that was a long time ago. What I am...

08-24-2011 06:08 AM

Mystery wood question for the experts - 7 replies

Have you ever felt happy for a friend aand at the same time want to do him serious bodily harm for wood gloating? Such is my dilema. A friend dropped in today to show samples and pictures of a score. The first was an estimated 400 bd/ft of 5/4 poplar, and a stack of this stuff 5’w x 7’ l x 5’ h; all he has t...

08-01-2011 08:43 AM

Tired of being abused by crappy furniture? - 3 replies

I don’t know how many of you suffer my dilema, but I’m betting it’s a bunch. My wife wants to redecorate, get new furniture starting in the livingroom and moving north through the house. I have her approval on each piece, have purchased the wood, and am ready to start NOW> Unfortunately, health issues are slowing me down as ...

07-02-2011 01:56 AM

Easy, cheap drill press upgrade - 12 replies

A while back I realized my 36 years old drillpress was inadequate. It was still smooth and powerful, but at only 5 speed, the lowest of which was 750 rpm, I burned a 3” plug cutter. Not wanting to spend big bucks on a new one (my Lovely Bride wouldn’t let me anyway) I did some research. If you look at any 12+ speed drill press o...

06-30-2010 09:34 AM

woodworking for kids? - 20 replies

Ok boys and girls, I once again have need of your wise council. I am blessed with a wonderful, energetic, curious, EXTREMELY bright 3 1/2 year old grandson. When he comes over (often), his first request (after schmoozing Granma for p’nutbutter and milk) is to “Go to Granpa’s SHOP!” I’m trying to find useful ways ...

05-29-2010 09:08 AM

I humbly beseech thy tender mercies. I need help, it - 8 replies

Wood lovers of the world, let me draw upon the vast reservoir of skill and knowledge if you will grant my request for urgent help. I am stuck deeply in a honey-do project for which all phases of construction have been approved by the the ChaNCCELOR OF lOVE; SAVE ONE. My task is to replace the steps in a 32 yr. old split foyer with red oak step...

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