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1017 days ago

Alton Cronk - 2011 - 8 replies

My best friend and partner in the Gnarly Wood Shoope died today after a brief illness. I will miss my friend dearly. He had friends on LumberJocks, so, just wanted to let you know. Schroeder

1646 days ago

"Davendra" - Spammer - 5 replies

Is anyone else getting spammed by this “Davendra” – how can I block this guy? – it has a membership on jocks – I really hate tha spammers! Schroeder

2056 days ago

Joint 2 3/4" x 11 1/2" x 10' Douglas-fir Boards - 10 replies

Okay, could use a little help here…. I’m building a table top (final is 60”x120”) out of 4×12x10’, old-growth, clear, veritical grain Douglas-fir. I have a 12” jointer, but the rascals (there are five boards) are to cumbersome to manhandle across it. We’ve decided that the only option is to build...

2343 days ago

Sanding/Scraping Jig for "Stiles"-Craftsman Projects - 3 replies

I notice a lot of people making Craftsman furniture using “stiles” (Morris Chair, end tables and the like). I always had a tough time figuring our how to sand and scrape those little buggers. This is the jig I came up with. It’s simple and kinda self explanitory, but man does it make a difference for sanding and scraping! I...

2396 days ago

Holme on Holmes... - 12 replies

Okay, so I’m the first to admit it – I like the Canadian craftsman!;) Lee Valley is my source one! The craftsmanship here at Lumberjocks clearly demonstrates that the Canooks are A-1. But I gotta tell ya, the show “Holmes on Holmes” is something that does all Canadians proud, it has done a world of good for me. Clearly working to teach the y...

2397 days ago

This has always bugged me - Can someone tell me when you use slow speed on a sander? - 17 replies

I have never figured out when would I use the slower speed on my orbital sander so I defer to the wisdom of the talent in this group – just have always wondered….Schroeder

2432 days ago

Looking for a Multi-Router - 2 replies

Our buddy who so generously loaned us his Multi-Router for so many years is taking it back in a few months. Now I’ve come to realize I can’t function without it. I know it’s a long shot, but if anyone knows of a used one or can i.d. a dealer in Oregon – Thanks

2501 days ago

Need Help Identifying a tool... - 10 replies

Alright someone here has to know what this thing is…Those of you who have seen our shop, know Cronk is a tool collecting nut;) We absolutely have no idea what this thing is. Any help is appreciated!Thanks!Schroeder

2636 days ago

The (now) Famous Carver Rog in Wood Carving Illustrated - Congats! - 12 replies

Just saw Carver Rogs work displayed in Wood Carving Illustrated (CarverRogs Project 504 “The Shroud”). Great Job Rog! – Congratulations! overdue!

2737 days ago

How's everyone take care of Glue Clean up? - 13 replies

As I panicked at glue squeeze-out on my latest project, I thought I know woodworkers all over the world – so ask. So here I am, asking;” How do you all take care of the glue squeeze problem?” Personally I usually wind up with a damp cloth, chisel it before it sets or wax/tape the adjoining edge – but I thought I’d yield the floor to those more...

2749 days ago

Who Would EVER Measure in Thousandths? - 136 replies

I just wanted to get a little input from other lumberjocks on this idea. My partner in the shop and I have a friend who is primarily a metal worker. Not your run of the mill metal worker mind you, he builds the most amazing things, like a spectacular rifle from a D5 cat axle, or a pickup truck from scratch. To say I have respect for this mans...

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