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333 days ago

Going Huntin' - 4 replies

I am going hunting next weekend for mule deer, grouse and rabbits.Any other LJ’s that are going hunting this month?if so, what for? Mark

425 days ago

Wood Conditioner as a Finish? - 6 replies

Hi Everyone, I am working on a valet box made of maple, and I was wondering if you can use wood conditioner as a finish.It is oil based. This project wouldn’t receive a lot of hard use. I used it on a scrap piece and it looked good, but i was wondering the long term durability of it. Thanks,Mark

488 days ago

Finishing a bridge - 5 replies

right now my dad and i are working on a small bridge to go over my grandmas pond in her yardIt is to replace an old one made of pine that was unfinished.we are making a cedar one and i was wondering if there would be any finish that would increase the life of it, and not become really slippery when wet? Thanks for your help,Mark

547 days ago

If you had a hundred dollars... - 24 replies

if you had a hundred dollars to blow at KMS or anywhere else, what tool (or accessory) would you get with it?

602 days ago

Best woodworking gift? - 3 replies

what was your favourite woodworking gift that you got this Christmas?mine was a subscription to WOOD magazine

636 days ago

Mastercraft jointer? - 3 replies

This post is for those woodworkers in the great white north A while ago i decided i couldn’t live w/o a nice jointer and ive been looking for a whileat canadian tire theres a sale on right now on the mastercraft 6 1/8 bench top jointerit was 300 now 150does anybody have any experience with them and if so are they any good?I know mastercra...

647 days ago

best benchtop jointer - 8 replies

I’ve been looking at some bench top jointers for a while nowwhich is the best?the delta, i thought it would be good, but there are some reviews that say the table isnt flatthe craftsman, but i question the qualityor any others Thanks,Mark

656 days ago

solution for crappy TS fences - 8 replies

is your fence constantly not squaredoes it take you forever to set you ts fence, constantly checking, sliding and rechecking?here is the solution 1. raise your blade up a bit2. slide your fence over to the desired width(according to the fence next to the blade)3. take a sliding combo square4. put the sliding part into the miter gauge and slid...

718 days ago

Craft fairs - 6 replies

i have a craft fair that i am attending in november, but if i don’t start making stuff now, i will just keep putting it offdoes anybody have any ideas for little items (under $30 approx.) that doesn’t include the following items that I’ve already thought of… band saw boxesearringjewellery boxesfridge magnetscarvingsove...

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