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|16 days ago||
Chewing Tobacco (unchewed I guess) for stain - 4 replies
I remember something about using chewing tobacco as a stain, anyone done it or know anything about it?
|21 days ago||
Sometimes we need to remember how good we have it - 74 replies
Last night I read an article about how North Korea had mass executions for the crime of ….watching unapproved US and South Korean television shows. When we consider someone evil that just has different political beliefs than us we really must have it good and truely have no idea what evil is. Thanksgiving is coming up, think about what...
|27 days ago||
Watco danish oil life - 1 reply
Does watco danish oil need reapplied periodically like a simple oil finish would or is it good for life? Just bought a can, really like the way it feels but want to know if I need to coat it with poly later to keep it from drying out.
|53 days ago||
"Only a barbarian..." - 36 replies
“Only a Barbarian would put ketchup on a hotdog”
|60 days ago||
Go figure, you can plane plywood - 2 replies
I’m working toward installing laminate flooring in my house and the instructions say the subfloor needs to be flat to within 1/16” every 3 ft, which seems like quite a tight tolerance. I have this one spot where two pieces of subflooring come together making quite a hump. I tried everything to get the hump down, I pulled out all t...
|61 days ago||
Jigsaw blade for Laminate Flooring - 3 replies
Going to be installing Pergo XP laminate flooring in my house and I have a couple of heating vents to cut out for. The best tool I can think of for this would be my jig saw and was wondering if anyone had a particular blade to recomend that won’t tear up the plank and will last long enough that I don’t have to keep changing blades f...
|105 days ago||
Is this Douglas Fir? - 4 replies
Lowes has some wood listed as “Top Choice White Wood” that is a redish/brown color. I am thinking that it is douglas fir but wanted to get someone elses take on it.
|213 days ago||
Yikes - 11 replies
Moved some wood in my garage while wearing flip flops (should have had shoes i know) and behind the wood not 1 foot away from my foot was a black widow spider. I hosed it down with raid really good and beat it with a board.
|214 days ago||
Woodworkers Guild of America Shady Business Model - 14 replies
About 6 weeks ago I got an envelope in the mail that had a DVD in it from the woodworkers guild of america, I get so much junk mail now that I am a subscriber to wood magazine I just shred most of it without reading it. I gave the DVD to someone at work that is mildly interested in woodworking. A couple days ago I got a letter from woodworker...
|237 days ago||
Guy in Home Depot tries to saw off arms - 7 replies
OMG, with a hand saw http://fox5sandiego.com/2013/04/11/man-tries-to-cut-off-arms-with-saw-at-home-depot/
|295 days ago||
After being on lumberjocks for several years and seeing people make so many beautiful boxes I found myself wanting to make one or more. The only problem is I can’t figure out what I would do with one that wouldn’t just make it an ornamental piece of clutter. I guess I am just an utilitarian kind of guy. So lets have it what do you...
|308 days ago||
Get better Ron! - 1 reply
|311 days ago||
Purposely misusing contractions - 12 replies
From now on when I use a contraction that is also an homonym I am going to use the wrong one for the hell of it. Who else wants to make it a game and point out where we mess up and use the right one? Nonship forum only.
|324 days ago||
Most Influential man on 90's music..... - 26 replies
I love 90’s grunge music, I was in highschool when it hit. When you think of who started the movement, who was most influential who do you think about. I knew about Mother Love Bone, but I never knew the depth of their lead singers influence. I ran across this well done documentary on you tube so I thought I would share. http://...
|366 days ago||
New Choice for replacement battery packs - 1 reply
No affiliation with them, but I use to competitivly race radio control cars and flew electric airplanes and I found their batteries and building services to be good enough for all but the most serious racing (where I traveled hundreds of miles to attend a race). http://www.cheapbatterypacks.com/PowerTools/PowerToolStart.aspx?mid=713 Is go...
|368 days ago||
And people complained about political threads.... - 21 replies
I just read a topic about drawer slides where the f-word was used repeatedly and that contained racial insults…..yea it was the political threads that were the problem.
|372 days ago||
Anything you recognize? - 11 replies
Anyone recognize anything in these pictures that would be worth bidding on at a local auction house? http://www.chesapeakemarketplace.com/pictures/113012General/2012-11-25/100_6807.JPG http://www.chesapeakemarketplace.com/pictures/113012General/2012-11-25/100_6883.JPG http://www.chesapeakemarketplace.com/pictures/113012General/2012-11-2...
|412 days ago||
Kreg Router table insert plate - 4 replies
Anyone have one? I just got one and thought it would have the levelers included with it but they are no where to be found in the package. Did I misunderstand the description and I have to purchase them seperately or were they left out of my package? Pat
|438 days ago||
Kidney Stones - 25 replies
Ouch Ouch OUCH! Who else here has had them? Had my first episode this past Sunday, had it lasered apart on Wednesday and now I finally feel back to normal. I sure hope that is my one and only, drastically changed my intake of soda and salt.
|451 days ago||
As everyone in the US was watching Hurrican Katrina on television gasoline prices skyrocketed, most people thought this was fairly temporary, but after 7 years gasoline above $3/gallon has become the new normal. With the global economy reeling for 4 years and no real signs of a turn arround when will the current economic state be considered t...