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|05-18-2015 05:05 PM||
Once Again I Need Help - 13 replies
I have been working on a custom made humidor now I have a problem and don’t know how to solve it. The customer picked the design from a picture and then made modification/additions. I’m not experienced enough to have had the foresight to realize the problem that was going to occur. The humidor has a glass front drawer. Within t...
|04-12-2015 05:51 PM||
The inside of a humidor - 14 replies
Well, I’ve been asked to build a humidor. Not the top of the desk type but more of a cabinet style- The top, door and drawer have glass. The wood is solid walnut- all these are the customer’s specs. The inside of a humidor has a relative humidity of between 60% and 70% and is supposed to remain constant. I’ve tried...
|03-01-2015 12:50 AM||
Looking For Information - 15 replies
I have been asked to make a chess board. That part is easy. After designing the board, the customer wanted to add “coordinates” around the perimeter. The board is approximately 20” square including a trim wrap. Does anyone have any ideas on how to do this? I thought maybe a premade inlay but haven’t been able to fin...
|10-09-2014 12:34 AM||
I need a measurement! - 14 replies
My next project looks like it will be turning a wooden bullet for a 30mm cartridge from an A-10 Thunderbolt. I have been asked to make the bullet for a spent cartridge. I have a complete “dummy” round but I need to determine the inside diameter of the opening where the shell casing interfaces with the bullet. I refuse to tear mine ap...
|08-17-2014 05:08 PM||
Need An Idea - 16 replies
My brother and his wife asked me to build them a “remote caddy”. My first reaction- No Problem! But, again, I think I allowed my mouth to override my a$$. This is the design they wanted. It is about 4”W x 6”L x 4”H. I thought, I could create the layers- with holes- and them glue them together. Sanding perf...
|08-07-2014 07:34 PM||
Mahogany For Sale - 4 replies
Just heard about this reclaimed wood $5 bdft to $6.50 bdft Contact Brad Hawes at email@example.com Just might have to make some mahogany rolling pins
|07-18-2014 12:47 AM||
Missing Member - 2 replies
Anyone else find it odd that A-1 Jim hasn’t posted anything in 27 days?
|04-27-2014 09:35 PM||
Need Hinges - 11 replies
Anyone ever seen this style of hinge available
|04-19-2014 04:11 PM||
Sara Jane Smith (Elisabeth Sladen) Has Passed - 7 replies
My favorite Dr. Who’s companion- Sara- has passed away. She appears in my avatar. RIP- Ms. Sladen. As a time traveler, her passing is as relevant today as the day she moved into a new dimension.
|03-01-2014 05:05 PM||
Pen Kits Made In The USA - 14 replies
Does anyone know of a source for pen kits that are made in the USA? I have heard that LazerLines does this. Is there anyone else?Thanks in advance.Lew
|01-24-2014 11:36 PM||
Nate Meadows - 11 replies
Folks,I received this from our member, Nate Meadows, in part- “I am afraid that once again we r in the hospital. Only this time I am sitting in the patient bed. I just cam out of a CT scan and am waiting to hear from the surgeons. I have something going on in my abdomen, they thought appendicitis but it looks like it is something else! ...
|10-03-2013 06:06 PM||
Competition for Izzy - 2 replies
Ran across this site-https://www.youtube.com/user/Woodentoolcompany2/videos Wonder what would happen if Izzy and this guy got together??
|08-19-2013 05:34 PM||
At Least You Are Getting Credit - 24 replies
Ran across this site yesterday, a lot of Lumberjock stuff listed their with links back to here- http://www.homemadetools.net/category/woodworking
|06-11-2013 01:55 PM||
The Patriot Woodworker - 15 replies
The Patriot Woodworker site is now at- www.thepatriotwoodworker.org copy and paste the link to make it work?? Sorry about the non working link. Maybe LJ’s doesn’t support this type of URL?? It will work if you click, drag to highlight and copy and then paste into a new tab/window. Lew
|05-27-2013 02:46 AM||
Broken Bandsaw - 7 replies
Anyone know where I might get a replacement part for a 14” Bridgewood bandsaw? I broke the “support” that holds the upper guide blocks and thrust bearing. I could replace it with a Carter product but they cost about half as much as the bandsaw did originally. ThanksLew
|04-20-2013 03:29 PM||
S4S Lumber For Sale - 2 replies
Just trying to help a fellow Pennsylvanian—- http://www.thepatriotwoodworker.com/forum/topics/anyone-in-pa-or-ny This guy is in Mansfield, PA.. Zip Code 16947
|04-10-2013 11:48 PM||
Need some help - 5 replies
I’ve looked through all 178 pages of projects labeled “toys” and can’t find a toy I thought was posted here. I’m looking for a picture of a toy that looks like a woodpecker on a pole. It has a spring to mount the bird to a slider. When “activated”, the bird appears to climb down the pole. Thanks in...
|11-04-2012 11:57 PM||
It's Charles Neil's Birthday - 6 replies
Happy birthday, Charles!
|07-01-2012 04:19 PM||
Re-Purposing Pallets - 19 replies
Just received this in an email from Andy's EZwoodshop. Just reposting it here for your consideration. Ever build something from a wood pallet? I remember all the buzz about pallet furniture from a couple years ago, but apparently it’s still going strong today, especially with some of the newer photo sharing sites like Pinterest. I’...
|06-30-2012 11:28 PM||
Ha, Ha, Ha Annebabygirl Wants Me!!! - 7 replies
Go ahead, be jealous, all of you! http://lumberjocks.com/annebabygirl