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|799 days ago||
Wood Magazine Issue 208 November 2011 - 8 replies
Congratulations, Martyn! I recognized the Zee box before I saw your picture. Parachute jumping? http://www.woodstore.net/fokebox.html
|807 days ago||
Bandsaw dust collection blues - 4 replies
I’d like to say it sucks, but it doesn’t. I wish it did. My problem is NOT my dust collector, it’s the way this bandsaw is set up to collect dust. It’s a Jet JWBS-14CS, with a riser. It’s a craigslist find from 2 years ago. That connector is too small for a shop vac hose, but I did get an adapter to 4” from...
|808 days ago||
Drawknife rehab - 9 replies
3 and 1/2” blade length. All it needed was a little love. New handles and some filing and honing and it’s back in the game. I’m liking it! The new handles are different than the old. The originals were drilled through with the tang curled over to hold it on. The new ones are like file handles, step drilled and pressed on.
|810 days ago||
Interesting old chisel - 6 replies
It has the D.R.Barton 1832 stamp on it.From what I’ve read, that’s the year he went into business, not the year it was made. http://www.davistownmuseum.org/bioBarton.html Total length is 16”. Blade length 12”. 1/2” thick x almost 3/4” ( 0.725 in) wide I don’t understand the ridges at the edges...
|812 days ago||
Woodworking in America 2011 - 5 replies
Starts tomorrow. Anyone going? https://www.eiseverywhere.com/ehome/index.php?eventid=23002 It’s a busy weekend here this week. Ohio Valley Woodturning Symposium. http://www.ovwg.org/Turning2011/index.htm
|843 days ago||
What goes around really goes around - 5 replies
I just noticed that many things that originally get posted here at lumberjocks, get posted here at http://woodworking.newsbeet.com/ I remember similar topics about this. Don’t shoot me, I’m just the messenger.
|853 days ago||
How bad is this going to hurt? - 40 replies
I have a project I’m working on. Right now I’m making a mockup out of scraps, to work out the details. I want to end up with a triangle, as marked. The blank is 8” x 8” x 2 and 1/2” thick.That is also the finished size I need . I want to cut the triangle out of the middle. I came up with this sled to run...
|855 days ago||
Away from the shop for a minute - 4 replies
They weren’t front row seats, but they were sixth row. Lyle Lovett and His Large Band. Always a great show. Go there if he comes your way. Sorry for the crappy cell phone pic.
|862 days ago||
Scraps for intarsia - 3 replies
I hate to throw anything away.I have been giving these to my neighbor for campfires. I’m wondering if anyone here can use them. You pay postage, medium flat rate box, $10.95 anywhere in U.S.A. Left to right: Oak, eastern red cedar, osage,mahogany, walnut. The box was full to the gills. I took it all out for the picture, now there...
|883 days ago||
Who will be # 30,000? - 13 replies
Another milestone is here. Thanks, lumberjocks.com
|910 days ago||
Proper drill speed question - 11 replies
I’m attempting to make a thin parting tool. Thanks, Capt. Eddie! I have encountered my first design change opportunity. The hole in the handle is my problem. My original plan was to use 3/16” brass rod to pin the handle on, similar to a knife handle. Instead of laminating handle grips to the tool blade, I cut a mortise in...
|945 days ago||
Woodworking in America 2011 - 0 replies
It’s not too early to start thinking about this. http://www.renaissancewoodworker.com/woodworking-in-america-2011-class-list/ http://www.popularwoodworking.com/woodworking-show/woodworking-in-america-2011-sept-30-oct-2
|971 days ago||
Table leaf - 8 replies
A friend asked if I would make a leaf for a card table. I haven’t been out to see it, but he sent phone pics. I’m inclined to say no. I would appreciate all input.
|985 days ago||
Flea market find and a question - 8 replies
Stanley No. 12 veneer scraper I could not just walk past. But, it needs a blade. I suspect I will pay more for the blade than the tool. Some say to make a blade from an old saw, the metal will have the thickness to flex properly. Others ( replacement blade sellers) say a thicker blade will cut better because it won’t flex. Al...
|985 days ago||
Lie - Nielsen Open House Cincinnati - 3 replies
http://www.popularwoodworking.com/woodworking-blogs/editors-blog/lie-nielsen-show-april-15-16 Anyone going? It’s free.
|996 days ago||
Before and after - 22 replies
Everybody hates pegboard. I love the stuff. It’s cheap, quick and easy. Works for me.
|996 days ago||
Can anyone ID this old handsaw? - 1 reply
I got this last year, also there was 2 Disston D-23's, and a D-4. Craigslist has been good to me. They all are in good usable condition. I’m not sure of the wood. It looks a lot like the apple wood shown on the others. The blade is 12” x 2 and 5/8”. One side is 10 TPI, the other is 12 TPI, with alternating high and l...
|1038 days ago||
It's getting confusing around here - 64 replies
I had some trouble with folks changing avatars, but I can handle that. I’ve been seeing where some are changing their names, but retaining the rest of the profile.OK, fair enough. Now I’m seeing more than 1 person using the same name.What’s next? I’m not naming names, it’s not about that. Most places I’ve logg...
|1053 days ago||
Is this another new feature? - 6 replies
I replied on a forum topic. http://lumberjocks.com/topics/24031 Now, when someone else replies, I get an e-mail from lumberjocks notifier. That’s a clever way to get me to shut up, it will work. I hope it’s an error.
|1142 days ago||
I love walnut - 14 replies
A few months back , a friend gave me 3 big firewood size pieces of walnut. It wasn’t in real good shape, a lot of rot, but I did get some usable lathe stock. A few days ago he asked if I wanted more. That’s like asking a drowning man if he wants a life jacket. His father has a large walnut tree that they are taking down. These ...