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06-03-2012 03:06 PM

A well worn subject. Water resistant finish question. - 5 replies

I have a project that I am making for a coworker. He wants a round wood box to house a plastic container of shaving soap. The wood chosen for this is mahogany. My issue is that he want’s it to look like the natural wood, however it is going to be stored in a hot humid environment. My plan after searching LJ’s and reading some words o...

05-26-2012 03:32 PM

United States Postal Service - 17 replies

I shipped a box across the country, from almost one coast to almost the other coast, and it only took two days. Acceptance May 22, 2012, 2:34 pm KENT, WA 98031 Delivered May 24, 2012, 10:41 am ACTON, ME 04001 I didn’t pay that much($12.10) just picked one of those “If it fits, it ships” boxes. Maybe I am getting ol...

04-22-2012 07:52 PM

Just want some input on some planes I found. - 15 replies

As I was driving home the other day I stopped at a garage sale. I bought four planes.I am not very well educated in hand planes, although I do own a couple of them. Before I bought these ones I owned an Bailey No 8, a Record jack plane and a Stanley adjustable low angle block plane.The one that caught my eye is this one: I have wanted a skew...

03-14-2012 11:03 PM

Thumbs up button/Thumbs down - 16 replies

I would like to have the option of clicking a button on some ones post, or reply to a post. I have seen this function on lots of forums. I think it is something that would get used a lot. Kind of a Facebook “Like” button. I don’t so much like the idea of a negative, but I dislike the idea of nothing but positive reinforcement m...

03-11-2012 03:28 PM

Check out this piece of maple. - 22 replies

So while looking through some pieces of wood at the local wood workers store, I found this. I don’t really have any plans for it, yet. I thought I would get some ideas from all you folks. It measures 18” x 8” x 1.75” If I cut it in two and book matched it may not work because the grain patterns are not as striking ...

08-16-2011 01:34 AM

Woodpecker Tools - 11 replies

Earlier this year I ordered eleven aluminum rings for my router lift. The rings are the ones that lock into the top plate of the router lift and limits the gap between the table and the bit. The ship date when I ordered them was to be July 10th, but since then they have stated that they would have to push that date back four weeks. This item the...

04-15-2011 12:16 AM

Dove Tailing Machine - 6 replies

I came across this add on CL Seattle, I was wondering if any of you LJ’ers have ever used or had an interest in a machine like the one that is offered here.

02-06-2011 09:38 PM

Hidden Projects - 3 replies

When I select the projects, and then start to go through them using the thumbnails on the left hand column, some of the projects don’t seem to exist. As an example select this project by clicking here. It is a baseball bat. but if you look at the “Everyone’s Project” and select the next one, a wand, it just takes you back...

01-20-2011 03:08 AM

Why is ship lapped matched(one face) less expensive? - 4 replies

Two weeks ago I took the twenty minute drive into the big city to buy a couple of sheets of oak plywood. I was given a choice on two types. One was sixty-six dollars for two sides no voids with rolled veneer and the other was two sides no voids with rolled on one side and ship matched on the other at sixty dollars even. Why would the ply with th...

12-12-2010 09:40 PM

My scrollsaw - 17 replies

My wife who has always tried to choose a unique and useful gift to give me. One Christmas she bought me a scroll saw. Now this gift was bought without any input from me, but I had probably mentioned that I might like one. I have only used the saw on one project, that I can think of, and that was a candle box project that my daughter and I built ...

11-22-2010 01:55 AM

New Bandsaw - 10 replies

So as I was looking at Craigslist the last month for a good used bandsaw, I came upon a add from Woodcraft for a 14” Rikon for $699.00. I decided to get the new Rikon, drove down and picked it up today. The new one was about what I wanted to spend on a used one. It has all the features I was looking for except one, the brake. I just put it...

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