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|56 days ago||
Carve a box of money! - 1 reply
Saw this on facebook and thought I’d share it here. This is amazing. http://www.viralnova.com/box-of-money/
|65 days ago||
Hey all you bird feeder builders.... - 10 replies
Here’s a little reminder for you…
|236 days ago||
Pip pip, Cheerio, and all that rot - 8 replies
It’s a boy Long live the King. (If you’re into all that royal stuff)
|258 days ago||
New shop from a double-wide? - 37 replies
Has anybody ever tried to convert an older mobile home into a workshop? this was actually my wife’s idea. We passed a mobile-home repo lot one day and she wondered aloud if an old one might make a good shop building? I’ve seen several for sale (reasonably cheap) and I’ve been trying to find out if maybe finding a double-wide...
|295 days ago||
I have a Lazyboy rocker-recliner that’s almost 30 years old and as much as I hate to admit, it’s beyond shot. After being moved from house to house and state to state all these years the wood rockers are so worn that it actually takes an effort to make it rock and the swivel is pretty much bound up. So it’s time to send it to t...
|306 days ago||
Interesting old bandsaw (Craigslist find) - 8 replies
http://knoxville.craigslist.org/tls/3801586498.html This popped up on the Knoxville CL today. Pretty cool old bandsaw. Looks like you could have cut a house in half with it!
|321 days ago||
Shopsmith = Knoxville,TN Craigslist = $350 - 2 replies
Not mine. Just spotted it on Knoxville’s Craigslist http://knoxville.craigslist.org/tls/3772269673.html In case anybody’s interested
|332 days ago||
Not mine, just spotted it on CL) http://knoxville.craigslist.org/tls/3729514840.html
|332 days ago||
Grizzly G0456 lathe on CL (Sparta, TN) - 2 replies
Not mine, it just popped up on Craigslist. Dont know if it’s a good deal or not, just posting the info in case someone is interested http://knoxville.craigslist.org/tls/3747158073.html
|356 days ago||
Top 3? Oh well, easy come, easy go - 6 replies
So I’ve been off-line most of today doing some chores and other things around the house. Then a few minutes ago I log on and open my email to find a pleasant surprise. An email from LumberJocks saying _”Congratulations joein10asee! Your Turntable, small tools storage thingy just made it to Daily Top 3 on LumberJocks home page: ...
|357 days ago||
How secure are the windows in your shop? - 28 replies
I’ve been looking at a LOT of your workshops lately, because we are going to be moving within the next year and I’m gonna be putting up a new building when we get back to Ga. I’ve been paying attention to things like tool/equipment layouts, electrical drops and especially lighting. We will be moving to a rural farming area w...
|368 days ago||
This thing is fantastic! Looks like two guitars had a thalodmiide baby and it’s being played by a giant tarantula. http://www.youtube.com/embed/XlyCLbt3Thk?rel=0 Someone earlier posted asking where do you get your inspiration… wonder where the creator of this instrument got his?AMAZING
|403 days ago||
How to do a blog? - 8 replies
How do you guys (and gals) do these Blogs where you add each next part, and the links for each of the parts show at the top of the blog page, each with it’s own title (part 1. part 2, part 3, etc). I started a blog on making my own disc sander and couldnt figure out how to do a “Part 2” so I just added a revision at the bott...
|403 days ago||
Can I use a router speed controller on these? - 16 replies
I’ve spent about 2 hours Googling and all I’m getting is a headache plus more and more confused :-( I’m trying to build a 12” shop made disc sander, and the first motor I tried was WAY underpowered. I dug around in my shop and came up with 2 more electric motors, both of which are plenty powerful, but both of them run ...
|408 days ago||
helluvawreck ... You ok down there? - 7 replies
Was watching the news this mormimg and I thought about your “storm cellar” post yesterday. I’m wondering how you guys weathered the storm?
|415 days ago||
Dublin, Georgia (and surrounding areas) - 3 replies
We will be re-locating to a small town near Dublin, Georgia in the near future. It’s literally a “cross-roads” town (Kite, GA) in a rural farming area. I need to get a workshop/garage/storage type building put up so we’ll have a place to put all our “stuff” in. After we get moved and settled in, I’ll set...
|428 days ago||
Stanley 32-1/2 rule, how old is it? - 6 replies
Recently I saw a post about folding wood rules. Someone showed a pic of a pocket-size Stanley folding rule. I remembered I had one and finally found it. I did a bit of research on the Interweb and it seems these were made from the 1800s to the mid 1900s. Looking at mine with a magnifier, I see the “usual” markings but I dont see any...
|434 days ago||
Pulse Page...new posts add up fast! - 7 replies
When I go to the pulse page I have been using the “All activity” link at the top of the page. I noticed that the links that I have looked at (or replied to) show “X new in last X minutes” in a nice green highlight. Easy peasy to just scroll down and see the posts I wanna go back and check, as well as scanning the titles o...
|434 days ago||
Feet on cutting boards ? - 16 replies
I’ve been making (and giving away) cutting boards for almost 3 years now. I’ve mostly used oak, maple, and poplar (fron the big box stores) so mine have pretty much been just under 3/4” thick when finished. I USED to think some of my boards were pretty darn nice (as per the comments from the folks who have been the reciepients ...
|464 days ago||
DW735, poor boy's dust collector attempt - 14 replies
So it’s only been a few weeks ago that I scored a DW735 planer on craigslist. It didnt come with the infeed/outfeed tables but that’s ok because I’m gonna mount it on a stand I built for another radial arm saw I had and I’ll make folding extensions on the cabinet. It did come with two different dust/chip ejectors. One is ...