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|292 days ago||
Woodriver handplanes - 4 replies
How do you tell what version is a woodriver handpane?The employee who answered the phone at woodcraft in my area did not know. I have 4 of those and just being curious.
|681 days ago||
Wood Identification - 4 replies
This come from a pallet. I am not sure what species it is. I am suspecting 3 different kind. One of them smell like padauck. Sanded
|768 days ago||
Need opinions about putting a router on my tablesaw. - 18 replies
I am running out of space. I am thinking to get rid of my router table and incorporate a router wing on my table saw. My present router table is 36”x36”. My table saw: I plan on keeping the router fence. I may have to adapt it to the new setup.I am wondering what I would be missing if I did that.
|880 days ago||
Sealing the grain with car putty. - 37 replies
During a recent trip, I saw a finisher use car putty all over a bed he was finishing.2 days later, after it dried, he sanded it, cleaned the dust. a couple of hours later he started spray painting. The final product looked great. The finish was flawlessly smooth. Anyone ever used this method? How does the car putty hold on wood in th...
|938 days ago||
For the year I have been on this site some people have decided to leave and asked to be removed from the site. Once that is done, all their posting have disapeared as well and many links become dead (favorites). I believe all posting should be left (including my crapy ones if I ever decide to leave). I am not talking of ownership or anythi...
|975 days ago||
I love my push pad - 12 replies
I needed to cut an insert for my dado blade. I stacked 2 pieces of leftover plywood and secure them over the tablesaw with a couple of hold down. Since that’s the first time I use the hold down in that fashion, I decided to push from the top. The thought of just pressing with my hand while raising the dado blade definitely...
|998 days ago||
220V Router - 15 replies
I need a 220V router plunge or fix. I am in the US. Does anyone knows where to get one? Thanks.
|1000 days ago||
Microsoft IE9 rendering problems - 2 replies
With IE9 when clicking on l”my umberjocks” nothing happens. When you click on “zoom pictures” in a project, you get the “next, close” top and a small shaded area with nothing in it. In compatibility mode it seems to work fine. I uninstalled ie9, I couldn’t give up LJ.
|1045 days ago||
Bandsaw blade - 14 replies
I need to do some cut on my 14” bandsaw that need to come out fairly clean and need almost no sanding. From your experience, what blade should i get? thanks!
|1050 days ago||
work bench with built in downdraft table. - 5 replies
I am thinking that it is time to build my own bench. I also need a downdraft table.Due to space limitation I think I should combine both. I have searched but did not find what I am looking for. Maybe I did not search hard enough. Does anyone knows or run accross such a bench? I think the top will be 2 levels. The working surface will be...
|1055 days ago||
Flag none wood projects in the projects section - 60 replies
It seems that more and more non woodworking projects and unfinished project and even blog are being posted under projects. Can we have a flag so that we can tag non woodworking projects and unfinished projects so that they can be moved by moderators to the proper place? The project category is getting seriously cluttered.
|1060 days ago||
Saving drafts - 7 replies
I think the ability to save several drafts of project that we can edit and post when we are ready will enhance the experience at LJ. Yes we can save into our word processor and post later but staying on LJ is the goal.
|1063 days ago||
Organize favorites - 9 replies
Is there a way to organizing my favorited items? I am thinking like creating folders that I could give a name to and then move certain items to those folders. Is there a way to delete a favorited item from my list.If I add somthing by mistake or have already built that project and no longer need the link.
|1174 days ago||
Turning a segmneted vase - 7 replies
I am just curious. What happen to the inside of the segmented vase? Does it stay rough or does it get turned too?
|1265 days ago||
Proper use of a jointer - 15 replies
I have always thought that the right way to flatten the edge of a board on the jointer is to start from the infeed table and and gradually shift the pressure to the outfeed table.While doing this, one hand is pressing the board to the fence and the other puting pressure on the top down.Of course move the hand position while progressing unless it...
|1295 days ago||
round dining table dimensions - 7 replies
Hello, I have been searching for quite a while here and in other places but could not find what I am looking for. I am looking for the dimensions of the base of a round table in proportion to the table top. I found all the information about the height, circomference ratio to people being seated and how far the legs need to support the ...