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|46 days ago||
Would like to touch bases with more of the Lumberjocks, [and Jills] in this area. I have met a few and they seem all to be nice people/craftsmen. But lets expand this and plan a get-together and swap stories some time. Maybe stage a tool swap or wood exchange. Maybe just a campfire. What Say?Ira 209 552 9583
|174 days ago||
Woodworking Show, Sacramento CA in November - 5 replies
Attention all LJ’s.Woodworking Shows is returning to Northern California in early November. The show is to be held in Sacramento at Cal Expo on November 8, 9, and 10. Shall We Meet?Should we have a booth?
|245 days ago||
Granite Slabs for Free! - 1 reply
I have several various sized pieces of granite from 7” x 19” x 1.3” to 19” x 32” x 1.3”. Very level/straight/flat. Can be used in sharpening tools. FREE or trade. Must pick up in Modesto.
|594 days ago||
Woodworking shows - 7 replies
I just checked the schedule for 2012/2013 and find Woodworking Shows will NOT be on the West Coast. No shows in the Pacific Northwest, Sacramento, or Sorthern California. Is this true? I can’t believe they are foresaking us!
|638 days ago||
In the latest issue of ShopNotes magazine, there is an article on three different Veritas Dowel making devices. Dowel Maker, Dowel Cutter and the Dowel Plate. I would like to find more information from those that have used any or all of these devices. The article describes what can be done, but how good of a dowel can one expect? The Dowel M...
|839 days ago||
Trend Airshield - 1 reply
I am considering a personal wood dust respiration system. I find Walnut dust, as well and many types of wood sanding dust are starting to affect my breathing and causing nasal congestion. I have found some information regarding the ‘Trend Air Shield’ system. I find the headgear weighs 1.7 lbs with one battery. A battery is said to last 4 hour...
|915 days ago||
Free Glu-lam beams, Sacramento - 1 reply
Just new ‘Free’ ad on Craigslist, Sacramento, Monday morning, 9/12/11. Great offer for a super wood bench top. And the price is sure OK! [I use a 44’ x 13’-0” x 0’-9” for my personal work bench] Doug Fir lams- workbenche...
|1122 days ago||
25,000? - 5 replies
Wow. Lumber Jocks is poised to get member 25,000 in the next day or two!. And I remeber when we hit the unbeliveable 10,000!. Who will be 25,000?Martin, thanks for birthing the Lumberjocks!Ira
|1229 days ago||
Woodworking Show, Sacramento Nov 5, 6, &7 - 16 replies
Who will be at the Sacramento [California] Woodworking Show this coming weekend? I will arrive at opening at noon, on Friday. I would like to meet any Lumberjocks and Lumberjills. let me know if you will attend on Friday. Lets meet!Ira, a.k.a Rustfever, Modesto
|1608 days ago||
Pyracantha shrub wood use - 2 replies
I must remove a Pyracantha ‘Tree’ and want to find if the wood is suitable for any type of woodworking project. The only information found on line refers to the item as a ‘shrub that never exceed 8’ in height nor 2” in stem diameter.I can tell you the tree coming out will have a lot of 5”/6” trunk wood ...
|1629 days ago||
Northern California Lumberjocks meeting Nov 14 - 13 replies
The Lumberjocks will have a space at the Woodworking Show in Sacramento, Nov 13, 14, & 15. The Woodworking Show is being held at the Sacramento Convention Center, 1400 J St. I personally will be in the booth off and on, during the day Saturday. I am looking for a couple of others that will be able to spend some time in the booth on Friday...
|1720 days ago||
turning mushrooms or toad stools - 5 replies
Some where I saw pictures of mushrooms or toadstools that were turned upon the lathe. I have lost that information. Can anyone direct me to information and/or pictures of those?