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95 days ago

Back issues of American Woodworker - 16 replies

I have about 30 issues of ”American Woodworker” that I will give away for the shipping cost. I have not checked the dates or issues as I first want to see if there is any interest at all! Either post a reply here or PM me if you are interested!

110 days ago

Magnificent Music Box - 9 replies

Take a look at this piece!Automated music box

145 days ago

A good article woodworkers/lovers - 2 replies

Fellow wood workers and wood lovers here is an article from Popular Science that attempts to make wood the building material of the future.

165 days ago

Has anyone used the Logan Graphics dual point driver - 4 replies

I am considering the Logan Graphics Dual Point Driver and would like to know if any LJ has used this tool and how it worked for them as I have a number of picture frames that need the pictures and back mounted. The frames are salvaged 100 year old red oak.I tried glazier points without any real success and a lot of effort.Thanks!

179 days ago

shop envy - 12 replies

Popular Science article on Carl Bass, “The Maker King” and CEO of Autodesk and a force behind the ”MAKER MOVEMENT”! Shopbot is one of those that I know of is part of the MAKER MOVEMENT! According to the article there are an estimated 100K designs and instructions on Instructables and also part of the MAKER MOVEME...

192 days ago

MAYTEN logs available - 7 replies

A Mayten tree is starting to encroach on my roof and patio cover and, despite my efforts to control it, it has to be removed! If anyone wants any Mayten wood logs please let me know soon as I will have a long trunk section available early next week. I am asking $10 for a 12’ long ~6-1/2” diameter piece plus shipping (I have no ...

377 days ago

what is sexist? - 22 replies

Below is a news item from the state of Washington: — Gender Neutral Language: Washington lawmakers continued their efforts to scrape the state’s laws and rules of sexist language. A measure approved by the Legislature this year mandated that references to “his” be changed to “his or her.” Other nouns like “clergyman” must be changed to “clerg...

380 days ago

GrabCAD and Autodesk - 1 reply

I have been using GrabCAD to get CAD models for woodworking and other endeavors. I just got an email from GrabCad announcing a collaboration with Autodesk for 2D and 3D tools available through GrabCad. Getting models has always free and the workbench AutoCAD 360 is free until September. The Autodesk Fusion 360 will also be made available. Al...

395 days ago

A work table with cam work holders - 9 replies

I am trying to remember who made a small, BD Workmate size, work table that used positionable cams for work holding. The table surface was drilled for dropping in the cams that could be rotated to hold the work. I though it might have been Wolfcraft but I do not see it on their web site … it is possible that it is an obsolete product!

499 days ago

wooden case for glasses - 3 replies

I want to make a case for glasses and I am torn about which direction I should go: rectangular box like sculptured combination Material selection (currently available in my shop) mahogany zebra wood teak, (somewhat concerned about the oil) purple heart padauk other suggestions Obviously the inside needs to be lined t...

506 days ago

How many cars have you owned? - 56 replies

One of my wife’s friends just bought/traded for a new car! Nothing unusual about that in itself but this was the fourth time this year. So she asked how many cars have they owned since they have been married and she responded that in 47 years they have owned 147 cars or 3.12/year In the same amount of time, we have owned 16 or 0.29/yea...

514 days ago

I need a solid red dye - 6 replies

I want to dye some 1/32” aircraft plywood a brilliant red but all I have been able to find are transparent dyes. Any suggestions. I don’t/can’t use paint as that just sits on the surface!

531 days ago

blokkz - 14 replies

Has anyone seen or used these? In this video they look simple and useful

566 days ago

Seasons Greetings - 8 replies

I just want to wish all lumberjocks a joyous ABCDEFGHIJKMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ!

585 days ago

sealing MDF? - 26 replies

What if anything will protect MDF? My first inclination is shellac but I don’t really know …..

588 days ago

Bob CAD anyone - 4 replies

I would like to know if any jocks are using/have used bobcad? I see pop ups for this company and it’s products but I have never heard of this company or products!

595 days ago

Router Sub base sizes - 3 replies

I only own three routers and I am trying to build a jig that I can use when/if I get other routers. My routers are PC 690, and old Craftsman, and a Bosch Colt. The PC and Craftsman have the same sub base diameter while the Colt has a rectangular one that replaced with a Plexiglas one the same diameter as the PC and Craftsman. I don’t wan...

610 days ago

Jet mortiser for sale - 3 replies

Jet JBM-5 mortise for sale at a reasonable $100! The new price is $349 from Amazon.Works beautifully but I need to make some room in my garage/shop. I have a stand with drawer that I will throw in just for more room in the shop! Any interest, please PM me and I will provide more photos of mortise, chisels (3), and stand.

611 days ago

Sears/Craftsman screws another inventor ... again! - 10 replies

I have heard of the socket wrench that Sears/Craftsman bought for $10,000 and made millions and now they are at it again! Bionic Wrench One does not need to wonder why we are losing the intellectual property fight and the jobs in our country! Any/all thoughts are welcome!

650 days ago

table saw, mobile base, total lock casters - 4 replies

My table saw allows me to use total lock casters and I was wondering if using these over a mobile base like the HTC 3000 would be a better choice? There is much less hardware associated with using the casters. Cost of the casters is about $10.00 less and I have used these before so I know they really totally lock for total immobility. My TS ...

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