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1191 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...

1191 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.

1202 days ago

Before and after - 22 replies

Everybody hates pegboard. I love the stuff. It’s cheap, quick and easy. Works for me.

1202 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...

1244 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...

1259 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.

1348 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 ...

1353 days ago

Workbench blues - 25 replies

I need a way to hold work pieces to my bench top. It has a face vise, but no end vise. I’ve been considering this Veritas surface vise, or this Veritas wonder dog. I think I’ll have to lose at least 1 drawer to install an end vise. Any ideas? Thanks!

1359 days ago

Dam sheep - 15 replies

I get the creeps looking at this.

1362 days ago

Any google chrome users here? - 44 replies

I have Firefox, and Internet Explorer. I have problems with both. I’m using Vista and 7, on 2 different computers. I always have a problem, no matter which way I go. Its always a minor problem, just enough to annoy me. Just wondering…

1386 days ago

Am I the only one? - 17 replies

I am a fan of the NFL. I don’t paint my face or get stupid about it, but I do enjoy a football game. It is the only sport I pay any attention to. This season it’s all about Brett Favre. Every time I watch any show about the NFL, about half is about Favre and the remainder is about the rest of the league. It’s been like that ...

1389 days ago

What happened to stickies? - 8 replies

Or is this another case of me remembering something that never happened? I thought it was a nice feature. FAQ’s and all that. It saved me some time looking for things. Wasn’t there a tab up there by Pulse,Online, Shuffle , and My Lumberjocks in the upper right hand corner? Just wondering…

1401 days ago

Paypal blues - 26 replies

Is it always this hard, or is it me? I recently created a separate bank account, solely for paypal. I thought I could put money in the bank to spend online.When I try to make a purchase, not e-bay, they want a credit card number. Paypal has verified the bank account. According to their tutorial, paypal will transfer funds from my bank to...

1427 days ago

Wood movement on a small scale - 8 replies

I’m kicking around the idea of making another cane. I would like to inlay a dark colored wood into a light colored wood for the handle. Such as: This is just a mockup made from scraps. The dark wood will be face grain, inlayed into the end grain of the light wood.It is essentially a mortise and tenon joint. The mockup in the pictu...

1430 days ago

Wood swap? - 8 replies

I picked up some flat rate shipping boxes at the post office today. The guy said shipping is $14.50 anywhere in the USA. I filled up 3 boxes with some wood I cut. It’s all local Ohio River valley woods. Here’s the deal – I send you a box, you send me a box. I pay shipping to you, and you to me. It is all sealed with An...

1442 days ago

What a day! - 12 replies

It looks like any other day. Typical August Sunday morning. Cicadas singing, sunny , hot and humid. Just how I like it. So, what’s the deal? Today is the first day of retirement for me. Also, birthday # 58. I kicked off the celebration by sleeping late. The main event will be family cookout, with a Turtle Cheesecake. I don’t ma...

1469 days ago

Thanks for the new forum! - 4 replies

I read the post in the Feedback forum. I like the way this place evolves. Thanks!

1471 days ago

Lathe indexing chart needed - 6 replies

I’ve googled it, binged it too. I haven’t had any good results. Maybe it’s called something else? I’m looking for a chart for a 48 position indexing wheel. What I want is a chart that shows me which positions to use if I want to divide a turning into equal parts. Imagine a clock face, with 48 hours, instead of 12....

1487 days ago

Old man eyes need help - 19 replies

Is there a way to increase the font size used when posting a comment, or in this case, starting a topic? I recently had to replace the PC at home. I use Mozilla Firefox to get here. Windows 7 is new to me with this new PC. I used Tools – Options – Content in Firefox to increase font size. I used Control Panel – Appeara...

1495 days ago

Woodworking in America - Cincinnati LJ get together? - 25 replies

Don Newton started a thread about the Woodworking in America event coming to town. Thanks , Don! I didn’t want to sidetrack that posting . http://lumberjocks.com/topics/17758 This could be an opportunity for any LJ’s that attend to meet and greet. There’s still some time between now and October to cook up something. I&...

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