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02-15-2013 01:42 AM

Craftsman 16" scrollsaw - 4 replies

I recently bought a 16” sears craftsman scrollsaw and am trying to get some info on it. It is a 137-286250 model. I’ve looked on this site and also online for some info on it but no hits so far. I’ve got the manual for it but was hoping to find some background info on it. I even talked to a sears rep and he can’t find it ...

11-17-2012 03:45 PM

Wooden Helicopter Models - 3 replies

Hi LJs….. I’m looking for plans on how to build a wooden helicopter model. Specifically, either a Griffon or a Chinook. This would be a Christmas present for my son…. Thanks in advance… Prez

02-19-2012 02:15 AM

Myrtle Beach in April - 1 reply

My wife and I are heading down to Myrtle Beach at the beginning of April for a month…Anyone know if there are some good “wood” places to go to when down there…..? Maybe even a woodshow or something. I’m not expecting to have withdrawals from my mancave, but a change of scenery from the beach might be nice. Prez

01-08-2012 09:41 PM

Delta Planer dust attachment - 4 replies

This is really starting to tick me off! Not the planer but the dust collection attachment….. It is suppose to direct the wood chips out the side and into some container. Well, that works…for a bit but then it plugs right up and the chips and dust start coming out the back (the front ….infeed) . Does anyone know how to rem...

07-07-2009 06:20 PM

wood steamers - 6 replies

I was looking through some blogs about how to make wood steamers and how long it takes before you can bend the wood…. Here’s a question…..If I’m only steaming 1/8 ” strips (58” long) I still have to steam the wood or can I get away with just using boiling water and letting it sit in the water fo...

03-27-2009 03:35 AM

Face book - 19 replies

FYI to all lumberjocks…..After some discussion about facebook on this site….I have cancelled my facebook account. One of the things that made me do that was the fact that I was not able to delete some of the pictures that I had on facebook. In other words….once its on….it’s on and you can’t delete them! I̵...

03-03-2009 04:39 PM

Plane question - 12 replies

Yes, this has to do with a planner….I have two Stanley planners, each 14” long. One is a #5 planner with groves on the face…..the other has no number on it and the face is smooth. My question is, should this other plane have a number on it also?? And, while I’m at it….what do the numbers mean??

02-10-2009 01:46 AM

Re-saw Band saw.. - 17 replies

I tried to resaw some pieces awhile back but every time I try it….the blade keeps wandering! I can’t seem to keep the blade going straight…it wanders to the left or right and makes a lousy cut! What am I doing wrong or what needs to be done to correct this?? I’m using a 1/4 inch blade and have increased the tension on it ...

02-05-2009 04:54 PM

Murphey bed (queen) - 1 reply

Does anyone have plans for a murphey bed? I’d like to build one for the back room and buying one is hellishly expensive…. Nothing fancy….just the bed….I know I can get hardware from Lee Valley but I’d like to talk to someone who may have built one…. tks

01-22-2009 10:54 PM

OLD (very) Jet drill press - 7 replies

Someone just gave me this old jet drill press that needs some TLC. My problem is that I can’t find a manual for it. Is there someone out there that knows something about it. It’s a 12 speed drill press, model # GL14FP, serial number 006039. I need to replace the spindle and a few other parts but Jet company won’t talk to me unl...

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