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08-10-2011 05:34 PM

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...

07-20-2011 11:34 PM

Who will be # 30,000? - 13 replies

Another milestone is here. Thanks,

06-23-2011 05:49 PM

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...

05-19-2011 04:22 PM

Woodworking in America 2011 - 0 replies

It’s not too early to start thinking about this.

04-23-2011 03:32 PM

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.

04-09-2011 04:30 PM

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...

04-09-2011 04:22 PM

Lie - Nielsen Open House Cincinnati - 3 replies Anyone going? It’s free.

03-29-2011 09:25 PM

Before and after - 22 replies

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

03-29-2011 04:48 PM

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...

02-16-2011 12:25 AM

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...

01-31-2011 06:36 PM

Is this another new feature? - 6 replies

I replied on a forum topic. 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.

11-03-2010 05:22 PM

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 ...

10-29-2010 02:59 PM

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!

10-23-2010 11:17 PM

Dam sheep - 15 replies

I get the creeps looking at this.

10-20-2010 09:09 PM

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…

09-26-2010 05:40 PM

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 ...

09-23-2010 05:41 PM

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…

09-11-2010 03:12 PM

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...

08-16-2010 10:56 PM

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...

08-14-2010 12:01 AM

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...

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