In the process of making a jig, I routed a dado for T-track in recycled plywood. Since my trim router was already set up with a ¾” straight bit, I used it – making four shallow passes 9” long and a total depth of 3/8”. After each pass I sto...
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Location: central Wisconsin
I’m a Little (old) Left-handed Lady LumberJill who Loves the Lord, Lumber, (and aLliterations). I’m a re-tired (that means tired all over again) advertising manager who has been playing with wood for about 25 years.
I’m practical and frugal, with a workshop of CHEAP tools. I enjoy making pieces of furniture on which we would never otherwise splurge. I make the simple ones with straight lines. My husband makes the gorgeous ones with curves, carving, and details (which usually end up as gifts). As I noted from another woodworker signature "I’m not good, but I’m slow" which, with my list of woodworking projects, should keep me busy another 50 years.
Without high-speed internet, I don't post many projects or do much blogging, because I’d rather spend my time in the shop than wait for “the next page to load.”
(By the way, the photo shows another activity I enjoy. That's a northern I caught with a tiny hook with a little piece of a red worm while panfishing.)
-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.
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Recall Date: May 31, 2016Recall Number: 16-182 Mirka Recalls Electric Random Orbital Sanders Due to Fire Hazardhttp://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Mirka-Recalls-Electric-Random-Orbital-Sanders/ Recall Summary Name of Product: Random orbit...
Recall Date: May 11, 2016Recall Number: 16-158 Robert Bosch Tool Recalls Grinders Due to Risk of Burnshttp://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Robert-Bosch-Tool-Recalls-Grinders/ Recall Summary Name of Product: Bosch small angle grinders Hazar...
I can’t express how thankful I am for all the help in getting my sander’s conveyor running again. Living in the middle of nowhere, I was unable to find a vendor for the bridge rectifier within an hour of here so I ordered one (actua...
Drum Sander speed control repair #1: I need help to identify a component on speed control circuit board
My drum sander's conveyor recently quit. We were able (with help) to narrow down the problem to a component on the speed control. My husband said he is willing to attempt to solder on a new component (a new circuit board is over $240) but after ...