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|06-16-2016 03:36 PM||
How do I avoid this? - 23 replies
It always seem to get these when turning. My tools are sharp. What am I doing wrong?
|06-10-2016 03:10 AM||
Custom shelving - 7 replies
I was installing some custom shelving in a linen closet. I measured the exact width of the shelf opening front and back. Luckily they only varied a 16th to 3/32. They did however vary from the top shelf to the bottom shelf by 7/32”. I ended up cutting them all 3/32” less than the measured size with a 5* bevel. It allowed the shelf to...
|06-02-2016 12:44 AM||
BAM - 4 replies
So I’m milling an ash log on my trusty bandsaw. Bam the blade snaps. I suppose most of the loud bowel loosening racket comes from the upper wheel. Anyway I think I may have over tweaked the year and a half old Woodslicer. It was getting pretty dull. I quit for the day. It was hot as blazes and I did not want to install the new Woodslicer h...
|02-25-2016 03:31 PM||
My Doctor????? - 7 replies
Went to the Dr today, my yearly visit. He asked me why all of the hair on my left arm was gone.Seems the day before I had sharpened ALL of the kitchen knives, four chisels and three plane irons. He shook his head and we moved on, I guess that whippersnapper sends his knives OUT to be sharpened.
|05-23-2015 06:03 PM||
Gloat - 27 replies
A friend of mine (not a woodwork) asked if I would help him move some things in his deceased father’s garage. We were moving stuff into a dumpster when I spied this bench in the corner buried in boxes and other junk. I said if he planned on selling it in his upcoming yard sale I wanted first crack at it. He assured me I would be alerted IF...
|03-16-2015 01:40 AM||
no dado stack????? - 4 replies
Cruzin the internets and found this. .http://www.woodworkerz.com/custom-fit-dado/
|01-19-2015 01:02 AM||
Wood Magazine 112***HELP*** - 6 replies
I am finally getting around to starting the Morris Chair build from the plans found in Wood Magazine issue 112. I have been searching for the insert template/pattern for a week. I fear it has gone to the pencil hiding spot in the neither world. Does anyone have a spare copy or could reproduce it for me. I would be happy to reimburse for any cost...
|11-06-2014 08:15 PM||
Not mine Found on the interweb - 4 replies
I did not build this! It appears to be a fine build a great story.http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/11/04/jewelry-armoire-marriage-proposal_n_6102238.html
|03-20-2014 01:44 PM||
Three years today! - 8 replies
What a great site we have here! I am here daily, mostly to see the projects but always stop by the lounge for a few grins. Although I dont post all of my projects, like yesterdays box for the dial indicator. I love to post projects when my act is together to take pictures. Good times LJers…....good times.
|02-15-2014 07:51 PM||
TWW-Marc Spagnuolo - 5 replies
I would like to apologize to Marc Spagnuolo The Woodwhisper for a forum topic started here. I had misread his website and then posted crap about his site The Woodwhisper. I had also left more of the same crap on his site. Again I apologize. My eagerness to start something, blinded me and I made a rash AND hasty error.This has taught me a lesson,...
|02-15-2014 04:49 PM||
, - 14 replies
|02-03-2014 06:15 PM||
THANK YOU! - 6 replies
It seems our old LJs is back. From what I can tell all functions are up and running. Our beloved Top 3 AND Daily 15 prominently displayed and working. Back arrow, working. Picture Zoom, working.After bitching about the upset I feel obligated to Thank the team responsible for fixing OUR site.So without further ado THANK YOU!
|01-22-2014 04:26 PM||
Still no Daily Top 15 - 15 replies
Most of the site has been repaired, but I still dont have a Daily Top. You guys?
|01-20-2014 03:00 AM||
Decent programmer wanted - 28 replies
It is high time for this site to fire the owners son as lead programmer and hire one that can fix this travesty. It is getting worse.
|10-24-2013 05:56 AM||
Sacramento Woodcraft parking lot sale - 0 replies
Are you looking for a great deal on used tools, lumber, or other woodworking items? Do you have any that you would like to sell? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you shouldn’t miss our Fall Tool Swap! When: Sunday, November 3rd from 8:00am to 1:00pm Where: The front parking lot of the Sacramento Woodcraft store at 9523 ...
|06-16-2013 02:42 PM||
Well worth the time - 5 replies
Matthias Wandel posted this, I did not want any of you to miss it. WELL worth the timehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q1HzCZEEsg4
|03-17-2013 02:20 PM||
Priceless lathe - 6 replies
I don’t know if this has been posted before, if so, it is worth another look. I WAS STUNNED!http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lTHw15Hsj3U&feature=youtu.be He certainly did not invent the lathe, but a 1000 years ago, he could have.
|05-26-2012 11:51 PM||
Some poor sap - 11 replies
Some day some one is going to try to mill this. It will look like an awesome burl.
|10-25-2011 04:15 AM||
Looking for video - 10 replies
I think I saw it here on LJ. It was a vid of a guy building a table. He goes out to a massive log pile and selects a log, cuts of a huge chunk. Saws it on a horizontal mill IN his shop. Then does some more milling on the slab. Puts it in a giant steamer. He drags it out and used a come-a long to bend the sides in for legs and secures them in som...
|05-10-2011 04:40 AM||
hand saw?? - 7 replies
I am looking for a dovetail like saw to cut some frets for a ukulele. The fret wire package calls for a .023 kerf. I have been having trouble getting the information from manufacturers. I have looked a several saws in various stores but the kerf info is not on the packaging. I suppose the kerf could be a few thous under but not over. Anyone have...