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|04-23-2017 02:47 AM||
Tape measures. - 28 replies
Does anybody on this site know of a good 25’ tape measure? I have: 1 Lufkin 25. Blade kinks and does not role in and out properly.2 No name. Better but still works.3 Stanley Tylon. Junk. Blade is kinked all over the place.4 Stanley leverlock. Total junk. I pull it out and the measure does a complete 360 along the length of the blade.5 Stanle...
|04-18-2017 04:35 PM||
Gift from Denmark - 4 replies
Yesterday I received an interesting little package from Denmark. It was from Mads, a LJ friend and also a personal friend.Last year I was in Denmark to put my Dad to rest. He was 92 and ready to go to Valhalla. My dad was a pipe smoker, I gave it up many years ago, and knowing that Mads was a pipe smoker I gave my dads pipes to him. The pa...
|04-04-2017 12:30 AM||
Threads: metric or imperial. - 5 replies
I wish that manufactures would indicate what threads are use in their products. Many times a nut or bolt is lost and trying to find a match can be a pain in the ass getting the right one. I even have some tools that have both. Also fine and coarse. not to mention Withworth threads. —Madts.
|03-29-2017 09:41 PM||
Spammer - 20 replies
I believe we have a spammer out there, a Certain Miss Favour. I am now her newest best friend , and also received a personal message “helloMy name is Miss Favour, I like your profile i will like us to befriends i will like you to contact me in my id (email@example.com) there are a few things to disclose to” _- Madts
|04-03-2015 08:00 PM||
Jealoucy/ Small plane. - 4 replies
Since Mads (Mafe) is in Sweden and Kiefer is, I think visiting his mother-in-law I will try to post something that might get into the top-50.I have been making planes as of lately.http://lumberjocks.com/projects/141410 Now I made a small one, which to my surprise, I see Mads also has done. Even though they both are small I thin...
|02-13-2015 06:53 PM||
Planes for sale - 5 replies
All: I have these 5 planes for sale. Stanley #10 Had to repaint.Stanley # 220Stanley/Bailey #4 Grooved sole. Dunlap #4? with the number 408 on the frog. Had to repaint.Buckeye #4 One cool plane without a frog. Grooved sole. Tote not original. These planes are from a picker friend and are cleaned by me. My process is to tak...
|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 - 10 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.