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139 days ago

Auf Wiedersehen - 28 replies

I will be taking pause from this site, until it figures out in what direction it wants to go. Right now its course and mine are in conflict. Auf wiedersehen. Maybe.

162 days ago

What is this for? - 21 replies

Below please find 2 pics of my new prototype. Give it a shot. What is it for? Tomorrow or a day later a blog.

182 days ago

Long forgotten - 35 replies

I came across this tool in my storage just the other day. I have not used it for about 30 years. It has 3 parts, no batteries and it put men on the moon. Do you know how to use one?

187 days ago

Going down in flames - 19 replies

Seems to me that this site is “GOING DOWN IN FLAMES”. In the last 2 weeks very little has been done to correct the problems that have worrying the site. No messages from the GRAND POOBAA as to any fixes. Too many good people have quite posting, so that this site is no longer vibrant. Boring. Just losing Justjoe is to me th...

204 days ago

Band saw, Snodgrass/Carter set up. - 4 replies

I watched the video and was awed. Went out and tried the setup that was suggested. Cleaned the saw, did the adjustments and viola. The best sawing I have ever done. No nothing, no drift , just straight cuts. Just try it and you will be amazed.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wGbZqWac0jU The video is 35 minutes long but worth it.

224 days ago

Lumber Jocks Challenge. - 0 replies

This is my idea for the new year. The Lumber Jock Challenge.We all have some projects that has not gone as you wanted them to go. Be it a piece of hardware, a bit of wood, just something.For example.I made this frame and have more tiles left. Yes I can make more frames but!!. Now I could send some to a Lumber Jock of my choice and see what w...

303 days ago

Park benches - 9 replies

After several travels this and last year, I have started to notice benches. These wonderful things that people make for you to sit on when you are in need of a break. This one from Inks lake Texas This one in Oslo Norway Train station in Sweden This beast is from Blackwater falls state park in WV. Now show me yours.

329 days ago

Cost of doing business - 4 replies

Many many years ago you started a business making tables. The first table was for an Earl and it was left unfinished. A Duke saw this table and wanted one, but he wanted this thing to shine. You got to working and found this stuff that was a great finish that would reflect the sun like crazy. The Duke said go for it. You made the table and ...

358 days ago

Dark patches in maple. - 11 replies

Can anyone explain why I am getting these darker sploches in the maple on this cutting board. I belt sanded and then used a ROS for the fine finish. Finished with Mineral Oil. I then get these dark sploches that do not look good. Any good thoughts?

414 days ago

Topics - 7 replies

The list is getting bigger.First there was religion, then along came politics. Today gays are no longer welcome, if I understand the pulling of Deek’s post about a prostitute getting shot in texas. We can have Emma, the twisted 2×4 but not have Eric.

415 days ago

Bimbo's - 5 replies

Why do I have Bimbos from Vietnam as Add’s on my LJ opening screen?????

427 days ago

What would you pay? - 37 replies

I see a lot of posts on this site. Many have to do with pricing. ” How much should I charge for this” is a common question. What if we all put a price on an project that we comment on in the project section. It is great for everybody to say ” great job; looks cool etc.” Lets put a price on the work, that you would pay f...

462 days ago

Show me your legs. - 17 replies

Designing legs for projects is not easy. The total end result rests on the legs. I love the so called bayonet leg. This leg is curved on the two inside edges and straight on the outside. See below. Now show me yours.

479 days ago

Give this one a shot! - 2 replies

I saw this in a Danish newspaper. A wooden robot that you at night when he is tired, you fold into a cube and then put to bed.I think that it is held together with rubbers. Elastic bands.Anybody want to have a shot at this??

489 days ago

DeWalt 735 planer - 5 replies

Has anybody heard of a helical rotor for this planer. I have some gnarly wood I need to plan and think I could use one.

499 days ago

Big Balls - 57 replies

When I started on this site about 12 months ago, I found a very vibrant community. This has come to a total stop. People get cut or blocked. Some get curtailed. There are some very smart people that belong on this site, that get stopped when their opinion, just does not cut the mustard. This site should be the cutting edge of woodworking and al...

504 days ago

Removal of dried Weldbond II - 1 reply

We had some warranty done on our engineered wood floor. This floor already has finish on it and there is some glue squeeze out showing at the glue joints. Weldbond II was used. We have tried Googon without any luck. Does anybody have any ideas, apart from refinishing the floor.

530 days ago

Search - 10 replies

All: Does anybody have the same problem as I do? When I enter a search, I get a blank search screen, that says loading. No more no less. Is there a way to reset this?

550 days ago

Re: Box making challenge to you ALL - 62 replies

All: I have spoken to Jorge about his duel with THEDUDE50. That is going nowhere. I have an idea that might have some merit. Here is my proposition. 1. Everybody makes a box.2. Everybody sells the box.3. The money gets sent to somebody TBD.4. We find, say 10 charities to send the money to TBD. There are some great box builders out there...

554 days ago

Band saw tire - 15 replies

All: After my ham cutting experience on my bandsaw, where the tire came off, I am looking for help in trying to get the new one on. I work by myself and I am having problems holding the top wheel still while I try to pry the tire on. Any short cuts or do I need to take the wheel off and clamp it to a table?

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