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|1694 days ago||
Hey boys, lets see those dresses! - 216 replies
Alright, I want to start the new year with a contest, and it’s going to be quite funny I hope. The contest is simple. Men, you put your best dresses on and make up, as well as your woodworking gear. The idea is to see who makes the best female jock.Ladies, you put your coveralls on, a hat, and nail bags and show us boys how a real man s...
|1694 days ago||
Ultimate Lumberjock Challenge, Project - 7 replies
So the new year is among us, in 5 hours and 45 minutes to be exact. It would be a very cool year if we can get this project built. So here is the first call for Sketchup artists. I’ve had communication with DaveR and he is willing to work on the project. My thoughts are that we get a group of people working on the design together, thro...
|1700 days ago||
The Ultimate LJ Project/Challenge - 29 replies
So I woke up this morning with an idea. Yep, I actually had a thought in my tiny brain. I think it cost me some brain cells, but here I am and here it is. I was thinking how great it would be, and maybe this has been thought of before so sorry if it has, if several lumberjocks (however many wanted to) were able to design a project over a forum,...
|1703 days ago||
Blog for business - 9 replies
I am producing a blog for my business and was hoping I could get some constructive criticism. Please review the blog and let me know what you think. I plan on adding more photos, how-tos, etc for prospective clients to view and laugh at. LOL. Thanks. Here is the link:http://kolwoodworks.blogspot.com
|1721 days ago||
To sand to..... - 4 replies
I am turning a vase and am quite frankly an amatuer at turning. My tools seem to suck, but it’s probably more my ability then the tools. I seem to leave a lot of damage and checking on the inside of the turning, and have to force my way in. This is sketchy because then it grabs the tool and smacks me in the side of the head. LOL. Anyho...
|1754 days ago||
the unexplained - 8 replies
As we celebrated the creepiest of nights, cigars and beer kept us joyful. The candy went away with little fairies and happy clowns. There were no creatures, no little monsters dressed scarily. Not in todays age. The hallowest of nights went from creepy to seemingly wimpy. The children can’t handle being scared. But that is what the night ...
|1755 days ago||
Happy Halloween - 6 replies
I figured I’d grace the site with a quick Happy Halloween, as well as share a couple of pumpkins Heidi and I carved. I carved the skull and she carved the flaming face and scare crow. I carved one with my daughter, but unfortunately didn’t get pics of it. I spent some time showing her how to use the saw, and she enjoyed scraping ou...
|1759 days ago||
when ya gotta go.... - 8 replies
Ya Really Really gotta go…..
|1759 days ago||
Sometimes - 5 replies
Sometimes you just have to protect whats yours…...even from yourself. LOL
|1771 days ago||
FWW Contest - 5 replies
I entered my bubinga cabinet into the cure for the common cabinet contest on Fine Woodworkings website and have been hesitant to ask for votes. However, I feel as though others have and will ask for votes too, so it puts me at a dissadvantage. So here is the project: ...
|1773 days ago||
Vacuum Veneering - 6 replies
I haven’t had much experience with vacuum veneering large panels simply because you can pretty much buy whatever you want, which is what I have always done. On smaller projects, such as my marquetry projects, I have always glued my veneer to my substrate (one on front, and one of back for stabilization) and then put a caul on the front an...
|1784 days ago||
new quote of the day - 5 replies
I posted my first quote of the day 2 days ago and was going to post one yesterday. I’d really like to make a “thing” out of it, but sometimes I just don’t think enough. I normally think of something throughout the day but don’t have a pen and paper to jot it down. This quote was thought up right before I went to ...
|1786 days ago||
Your Quote of the day - 78 replies
I may come up with a quote for everyone here from time to time. This is my first attempt and I may not be the first to say this, but this morning I thought it up. I haven’t read it or seen it. “To be successfull at what you do you must do what you do successfully.” So there you have it. Your quote of the day.
|1793 days ago||
Wow, what a guy! - 24 replies
I have to say right off the bat that nobody has ever made anything for me, especially something that is extremely usefull. So to be able to share this post means the world to me. I’ve never been a huge pen fan, at least the ones that are always getting posted here. For some reason I’ve always disregarded them as a simple project, ...
|1803 days ago||
Am I an idiot or what? - 13 replies
Well I complained about my tablesaw and how I couldn’t get it to zero. I was about to get ahold of ridgid and see about cashing in on the warranty. As I cranked on it it was buckling the side of the cabinet and I couldn’t figure out why it wouldn’t go to zero. I figured something was in there keeping it from turning so I clea...
|1804 days ago||
HHmm..Um - 18 replies
I messed something up. d:^\
|1804 days ago||
hhhmmmm..... - 18 replies
I’m making something d;^)
|1808 days ago||
HHMMM..... - 22 replies
I want to make something.
|1812 days ago||
What is it - 22 replies
Alrighty, I figured I’d give this a go. This could be easy for you. This is not my jig, I did not design it, invent it, etc. I just use it. The guy who made it moved. So Steven if you see this you can’t guess man. LOL The prize is feeling good that you knew what it was. LOL. So here it is. I’ll post the answer tomo...
|1815 days ago||
Outdoor Table - 12 replies
I am in the process of bidding to build a custom out door table for a return client. His home is in the Arizona desert. He is wanting something that will be rustic. He wants it to be heavy, a tanish, light brown color, wants distressing, hand carvings, etc. I told him teak and he is familier with it, but I’m worried about it’s ca...