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|105 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!
|120 days ago||
Magnificent Music Box - 9 replies
Take a look at this piece!Automated music box
|155 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.
|175 days ago||
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!
|189 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...
|202 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 ...
|387 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...
|390 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...
|405 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!
|509 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...
|516 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...
|524 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!
|541 days ago||
blokkz - 14 replies
Has anyone seen or used these? In this video they look simple and useful
|576 days ago||
Seasons Greetings - 8 replies
I just want to wish all lumberjocks a joyous ABCDEFGHIJKMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ!
|595 days ago||
sealing MDF? - 26 replies
What if anything will protect MDF? My first inclination is shellac but I don’t really know …..
|598 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!
|605 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...
|620 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.
|621 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!
|660 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 ...