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270 days ago

Woodworking In America Show - 1 reply

Is anyone going to the WIA show in Cincinnati this weekend? I am going to be there and would love to meet some fellow Lumberjocks. If you are going, lets meet!

1358 days ago

reinforced kitchen drawer bottoms - 5 replies

I am starting the design of my new kitchen and we decided that we want our dishes to be stored by stacking them in drawers in a lower cabinets next to the dishwasher to avoid having to lift them to an upper cabinet. This will require me to make a super reinforced drawer bottom to deal with the weight. I am thinking about using 1/2” ply...

1991 days ago

Lumberjocks get together in Cleveland, Ohio - 17 replies

I don’t know if anyone is interested in having a get together in Cleveland, Ohio for local Lumber Jocks. Maybe a picnic or something similar. If so, please send me a note. Who knows, maybe there are enough of us to start some kind of club… Lets see. I look forward to hearing ideas.

2013 days ago

Anyone attend a woodworking show this year? - 6 replies

The woodworking show is coming to Columbus, Ohio in a couple of weeks and I am not sure that I want to take the drive. Last time there was not much there to see. Has anyone been to recent shows this year in other cities who can give a report? Is anyone else planning on attending in Columbus, Ohio? I am curious to hear.

2019 days ago

Where do your projectscome from? - 15 replies

Just a thought that makes me wonder about you. I see woodworking on several levels. There is the need to create and do, there is the need to build and fabricate, a desire to learn and master new skills, but mostly it is the reward of turning something simple into something complex and beautiful. It is not just cutting and joining wood. It ...

2270 days ago

Grizzly Workbenches - 5 replies

I see that Grizzly sells what looks like well made work benches, but I can’t seem to find any reviews out on the web. Does anyone know of someone who has purchased one? They seem to be a good deal but I am not sure. http://grizzly.com/images/pics/jpeg288/h/h8110.jpg

2284 days ago

URGENT.. kids are posting filthy things on our site - 10 replies

If you check new jocks for today, you will see that some kids have been assigned to join our site and in doing so some have left awful postings I researched it a bit and find htat htey are from a school in Aberdeen int he UK. This is the site http://www.hazleheadacy.aberdeen.sch.uk/subject_information.htm I sent an e-mail to the school ...

2288 days ago

hand tools or power tools - 20 replies

Fine Woodworking Magazine this month (June 2008) shows the results of a study showing the responses from readers as to what percentage of their woodworking is done with hand tools and or power tools. They show as follows: 2% use only hand tools18% use hand tools for everything except dimensioning lumber24% use hand tools to prep surfaces an...

2337 days ago

YOUR GREATEST STEAL AT A YARD SALE, ESTATE SALE OR AUCTION - 19 replies

I just purchased an almost brand new Dewalt recip saw and fixed base router for 20 dollars at a yard sale. The woman who sold it to me told me that her unskilled hubbie purchased it to start repairing the house but after screwing everything up, he hired a contractor to fix him mess and now she is getting rid of his tools in shame. She told m...

2374 days ago

Legacy Ornamental Mills - 21 replies

I have dreamed of owning one of these for years and am now seriously considering it for some projects I have coming up. Can anyone share their experiences with theses machines, the company that makes them, and how well they actually work. i would like to hear the good, the bad, and the ugly. Also, if you know where I can get a used one to s...

2376 days ago

WOODWORKING SHOW IN COLUMBUS, OHIO - 11 replies

I am wondering if anyone else is going to the Woodworking show in Columbus, Ohio this weekend. I am going down with some friends and thought it would be fun to meet more Lumber Jocks. The show is at the fair grounds from Friday, January 11 through Sunday, January 13.

2382 days ago

Barrister Bookcase Hardware - 8 replies

Besides the cheap plastic slides available from Rockler, is anyone aware of a company that still makes the metal slide hardware used in traditional barrister bookcases? I would like to make a set of nesting barrister bookcases with glass doors, but I can’t find anyone who knows where to get the hardware. Any help?

2385 days ago

cyclone dust collectors - 9 replies

I will buy a new central dust collector for my shop this year. I am wondering if the cyclone units are worth spending the extra money on. Also, do they create a bad noise issue? Anyone have an idea or experience with these? I am thinking Grizzly but I am not sure.


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