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08-29-2009 04:21 AM

well we've seen trees........... - 26 replies

Lets see the material that comes from it. Post any type of milled lumber. The more grain and figure we can see the better. I’ll start:This piece is from curlymaple.comThis has to be the most spectacular maple I’ve ever seen if not the most spectacular material. Lets see who changes that….

08-28-2009 06:12 AM - 14 replies

I’m pretty excited that Saturday is coming up quickly. Not only will my bench be completed as far as the building goes, but the landlord is paying to have 220 v installed for the bandsaw!! Nothing like having something done for free. Of course he is having me redo his personal kitchen at his house, but come on, it’s still pretty c...

08-07-2009 09:17 AM

Chin up - 12 replies

I am a proud member of Gracie Barra Jiu Jitsu and practice as much as time permits. Today in class a fellow classmate graduated from brown belt to black and was told to give a speach. The quote he used was from another fighter but it speaks volumes : “A black belt is a white belt that never gave up”. He went on to say that if you ...

07-29-2009 06:42 AM

Thought I'd share - 6 replies

I recieved an email today from a fellow woodworker from a different site. He sent me a reminder of “Things to Consider When using A Table Saw”. So I thought I would start my second year here at LJ’s by sharing this. We all need reminders sometimes. We also need to remember that we can’t always follow every rule, and w...

07-23-2009 02:27 AM

blogs/topics problem - 8 replies

Am I the only one getting T-d off when posting a blog and it jumps up to the beginning every 5 seconds? I don’t know what the problem is but I’ll be re-reading what I wrote and it will jump up to the freakin top. WTF? Then I have to scroll down, read a line, then it does it again. I don’t know if it’s a problem with th...

07-23-2009 02:24 AM

posting a video - 4 replies

I want to download a video so I can post a blog. I tried putting it into photobucket but it said it was to large of a file. The video is already downloaded on the computer from the camera. How can I get it from my comp to my blog? I only have photobucket right now and don’t particularly want to join another site. Suggestions?

07-08-2009 06:24 PM

How to bid - 13 replies

I’m not sure if this is the place to ask, or if I should go to a different site but here we go. I have a very rare opportunity to bid on building a full size 2008 honda goldwing out of Maple or Walnut. I don’t know how detailed the piece needs to be, or if it’s just something for the kids to sit on while the parents shop. I ...

06-30-2009 09:57 PM

Restorations? - 9 replies

I’m wondering what people think about purchasing used furniture at garage sales or craigslist, refinishing them into new condition, and then reselling them. Do you think there could be money there?

06-30-2009 05:49 PM

Computer guys please help - 36 replies

This program is attacking my computer. It pops up every minute or so and I have to click out of it. It asks if I want to allow the computer to continue unprotected. I didn’t download this thing. I opened the internet exployer one day and that is what was there instead of my home page. It hasn’t left since. My Norton has expired...

06-26-2009 05:07 AM

little humor - 40 replies

Morris and his wife Esther went to the state fair every year, And every year Morris would say, ‘Esther, I’d like to ride in that helicopter.’ Esther always replied, ‘I know Morris, but that helicopter ride is fifty dollars, And fifty dollars is fifty dollars’ One year Esther and Morris went to the...

06-23-2009 01:52 AM

Graphic Design Software - 7 replies

This isn’t woodworking related but I figure there’s enough computer guys here to answer my question. I’m wondering if there is any free design software available that would allow me to do things like logos, manipulate words into circles and such, etc. I feel as though I am a decent designer when it comes to these types of thi...

06-20-2009 10:13 PM

Unique Cane Handles - 18 replies

I thought it would be fun to see what type of cane handles have been made. It can be in any medium. Also you can post hiking sticks and staffs. I’ll start.

06-20-2009 07:55 PM

Asian inspired Cane - 12 replies

I am being commissioned to make a custom cane. The cane needs to be oriental, and I’m wondering where I can get some inspiration. Is there a site or a recommended place to see asian themed projects. I was thinking the handle could be a Koi fish. The handle has to be ceylon satinwood or similar. The shaft has to be black lacquer. The g...

06-06-2009 01:26 AM

New Scam? - 18 replies

Alright, I got an invitation from DaveR to join a site called TAGGED. It said in the e-mail that I received pictures from Dave, but I had to sign up and go through a bunch of mojo to log in. When I logged in there wasn’t anything from Dave. So I’ve essentially been scammed. Now I received a message from another LJer saying I sent...

05-29-2009 07:09 PM

Where'd you go? - 53 replies

So I was searching around peoples profiles a little bit, mainly guys who have been here for a long time and are on the 1st and 2nd pages. Guys that have posted a lot of comments as well as projects. I’ve noticed that several of the people have gone. People like Rikkor, The Timber Kid, Thos. Angle, Mot, PanamaJack, Don, Bill, Paul D, Bob...

05-17-2009 07:53 PM

Frank and his Words - 12 replies

Does anyone miss the poetic words of Frank as much as I seem to? It’s been seemingly forever since he has posted. I PM’d him a few days ago or so and didn’t get a response. Hope all is well with you Frank.

05-15-2009 07:25 PM

Best overall Jigs or fixtures - 15 replies

I wanted to start this thing off first by explaining why I am having these contests. There are eager minds searching to find the answer, especially since I am having severe financial difficulties. Why shouldn’t I sell these and make some of the money back. Well contrary to popular belief, giving to people has helped me emensly in findin...

05-14-2009 07:26 AM

Make sense of this please - 75 replies

“Help might be on the way. The Obama administration announced a plan in March to provide $75 billion in incentive payments for the mortgage industry to modify loans to help up to 9 million borrowers avoid foreclosure. But the extent of the relief remains unclear, with questions lingering about how much the lending industry will cooperate i...

05-13-2009 07:10 PM

Well...... - 7 replies

Well it’s getting about that time for me to have a giveaway contest again. I liked the shadow contest and found that the response was great. I do appreciate that and hope to have success with these contests as well. I am going to be having 3 contest in the near future. When? I don’t know yet but the first one will be very soon, w...

05-07-2009 06:39 PM

Osagemans Monthly Spoon Guessing Contest - 8 replies

I am posting this on behalf of John (osageman) becuase contrary to popular belief I am a happy helperton. Hopefully this makes it easier to guess. Have fun! OSAGEMAN SAYS:How is everyone ! Sorry this is taking so long to set up… No one had the right guess last month, so I will use the same spoon. If you check back and see what people gue...

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