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|09-03-2014 04:26 PM||
Jack Irish by Peter Temple - 0 replies
I have been reading some of the Jack Irish books over the summer. These are about a hard core detective from Melbourne Australia. Each book has 4 themes going through them. 1) The main plot. 2) Horse racing. 3) His girl-friend at the time, and their horizontal sports and finally 4) His woodworking. He does his woodworking for an old crusty gu...
|03-14-2014 03:46 PM||
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.
|02-19-2014 09:43 PM||
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.
|01-30-2014 04:23 PM||
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?
|01-26-2014 12:28 AM||
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...
|01-09-2014 12:05 AM||
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.
|12-19-2013 08:33 PM||
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...
|10-01-2013 10:04 PM||
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.
|09-06-2013 02:04 AM||
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 ...
|08-07-2013 07:22 PM||
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?
|06-12-2013 11:46 PM||
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.
|06-12-2013 12:05 AM||
Bimbo's - 5 replies
Why do I have Bimbos from Vietnam as Add’s on my LJ opening screen?????
|05-31-2013 03:26 AM||
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...
|04-25-2013 09:07 PM||
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.
|04-08-2013 05:18 PM||
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??
|03-29-2013 06:38 PM||
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.
|03-19-2013 11:31 PM||
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...
|03-14-2013 03:47 PM||
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.
|02-16-2013 01:55 PM||
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?
|01-28-2013 12:42 AM||
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...