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|35 days ago||
Shop down III good news - 42 replies
Shop down IIIgood news. Shop down II http://lumberjocks.com/topics/53609 The French say: ‘this will happen, the day it is raining frogs’.Last time I was in France there were no rain, and it even seem love have left it as well for some of us…This blog is dedicated to my French friend Thomas Sodabowski . Kirkegaard (Danish ...
|69 days ago||
Shop down II - 22 replies
Shop down IIJust updates. Shop down I http://lumberjocks.com/topics/53247 A quick visit to the work shop, the other day.Not exactly a smile maker…(For those who don’t know the shop is being renovated by the owner). This is what once was the entrance.The wooden floor is gone and they are about to start hammering up the brick ...
|84 days ago||
Shop down! - 22 replies
Shop down!The house needs renovation. The day after I came home from holydays, I had to go to the work shop.Usually I am happy when I go there.But that day I was sad.Why?Because I had to pack the shop down and be out of the building for 4-6 months, while they renovate the building. My landlord had been a gem and helped me out getting two m...
|84 days ago||
Hi LJ’s. On Danish television we have a guy called ‘the farmer’... he makes some wonderful programs about how things were used to be done and try to live a more simple life style. I am aware not many here speak Danish, but if you zap through these programs you will probably be able to find loads of inspiration still. T...
|272 days ago||
Wonderful meetings in Copenhagen. - 29 replies
Hi LJ’s. Life is kind of running these days, but not into the sand, just running and sharing wonderful moments with me. Some months ago I got a mail from a fellow LJ Elksniffer , he told me his son Eric was coming to Copenhagen and was wondering if I could be helpful with some places to look at art since Eric is a painter and here in...
|331 days ago||
The coolest awl I have ever seen! - 17 replies
The coolest awl I have ever seen!Santa actually bring out presents… Ok, perhaps not Santa but the postman,perhaps not from Santa,in fact from my wonderful friend Jim . Take a look at this!That is what I call a sexy awl!!! And please notice the level of detail.And the super cool top, I wonder if Jim fired the shot himself? Ohhhh...
|347 days ago||
Merry ChristMads 2012 - 56 replies
Hi guys and girls, Just want to send all a Merry Christmas and a Happy Newyear. Here are ower little shop Christmas tree, workbench sized. The lake at the end of my street.The bridge is called Queen Loiuses Bridge. My workshop street in Christmas dress… And in the other direction I have a wonderful little local brewery where th...
|527 days ago||
Midsummer pallet fire in Denmark - 21 replies
Midsummer pallet fire in DenmarkThere is something burning in Denmark Alternative use of pallets. In Denmark we have a tradition since mid. 1800 to celebrate the midsummer feast, in Danish called Sankt Hans (our name for John the Baptist). (Some sources believe it is a German tradition that we have taken, in Germany called Walpurgisnacht, ...
|570 days ago||
New location, no workshop, old song & MaFe's love. - 87 replies
New location, no workshop, old song & MaFe’s love.Once in a while I am not sure where to post, this time was one of these… So this is a little brief update on my situation, not just my workspace situation, but also life as it goes. I think this little update is a lot about love, but we will see as I write the text…...
|673 days ago||
Gift for my daughter Mathilde from my friend David Also known as Patron, loved from many of us. Sometimes we are caught by surprise…Big surprise… Caught by the kindness of others,David always had this effect on me. His kindness, his rock solid heart full of love and a mind that have learned more than most from life.David you...
|709 days ago||
LJ Christmas presents that I found under my tree! - 12 replies
LJ Christmas presents that I found under my tree! Someone got lucky here in Denmark and I am happy to say it was me!This Christmas the postman brought me two presents from the big world out there…From two of my dear LJ friends! So I took myself a quiet moment in the Christmas running and sat down to enjoy the unpacking.As you can see...
|770 days ago||
yabadabadoooooooooooooooooooooooooooooToday a package arrived from Canada. A pack arrived today, and I feel not only good, I feel just fine... This pack ended up with a special story just to come…Sometimes to send a pack is just to deliver it at the post office and then the receiver go and pick it up, but this time the Danish post co...
|776 days ago||
Cut dovetails fast from Fine woodworking - 41 replies
I had to share this one with you guys, this is a serious way to cut dovetails, no more fiddeling around in a apron looking like a 1700 carpenter – power to the people! Ok this is serious! And clever! Here is the link:http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/41791/dovetails-with-a-reciprocating-saw/?&lookup=auto&V18=&V19=...
|805 days ago||
A gift and a thought from a LJ friend - 13 replies
A gift and a thought from a LJ friend Yes I am so lucky that I have to pinch my arm once in a while.I have come to know a handful of people who really brings me light, people I feel sure will stay a part of my life, and look what can happen on top of this. This is what the postman brought to me, and yes I was fast to run into the shop to open...
|806 days ago||
Lumberjerks lost in Copenhagen - 31 replies
Lumberjerks lost in Copenhagenor just lost in general… Flemming (Flemming), Andy (Brit) & Mads (MaFe)’s meeting in the center of Copenhagen. Ok the scene were set, we had arranged to meet under the big clock at the central station in Copenhagen. 19.00 I was there, alone, so I took a walk around the central station, and ther...
|837 days ago||
Korea - Copenhagen LJ meeting - 19 replies
Korea – Copenhagen LJ meeting Small miracles can happen… I had the pleasure to have a LJ buddy for dinner Friday evening.Not just a local guy passing.Not a Danish guy.Not a Scandinavian guy.Not a European guy.But our LJ buddy Poisson from Korea! Poisson, Byung-Soo, Professor in Statistics (Hope I’m right).The meaning of P...
|854 days ago||
A vintage architect says thank you!to an elf or a fellow LJ… ?Someone has sent a book for MaFe the vintage architect? It is ‘The anarchist’s tool chest’ and it arrived today with UPS… It must be a wonderful little thoughtful elf, a book elf. Whoever this secret little person is, I thank you from my heart, ...
|887 days ago||
A web tour to carpenters in China - 24 replies
A web tour to carpenters in Chinaor simply a surf on wood stuff shared with buddies Before you start I must warn, there were no meaning behind this, just pre curiosity after reading some books about Japanese wood working and realizing some of its roots in China. http://www.nipic.com/show/3/113/91c276dbd87184f5.html http://sjhp1226.blog....
|901 days ago||
What purpose is this 1800 French double iron profile plane for?A birthday present from my French fiancé. Next week my birthday is up so Caroline had bought me some presents while I am here in Paris, since we will not be together on the day. My favorite was of course this wonderful old plane, its French 1800.As many French planes beautiful ...
|962 days ago||
Hi LJ’s. I bought a bunch of planes and among then were this wonderful old skeved sash fillister plane.I have found out it was designed for making window frames, and even the use, but no details, And I have not been able to find any pictures of the blade.http://www.sawmillcreek.org/showthread.php?158591-WTB-Sash-fillester-planeSince it ...