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638 days ago

Posts NOT posting - 44 replies

Has anyone else noticed that some posted replies either do not post at all or show up later on.It is annoying to receive and email notification of a post, and it is not there. (nothing wrong with my system, all cleaned out and functioning well)

949 days ago

Well .... the thought was there anyway. - 11 replies

Sorry Stumpy, I just could not get there with the 2×4 project I said I would post for the competition. I did make an attempt, but only got as far as the design and text that would be needed to go with the project, alas, I was unable to get to the shop to create anything.Just to let you guys know I did actually do something, I’m linkin...

1030 days ago

Maybe a bargain? - 4 replies

The Rockwell RK9010 Thickness Planer with Stand is advertised on for $209.00. They usually charge $5.00 for delivery.It looks like a Grizzly. This site has 4 items per day on sale, so if you want it, you had better get going.

1031 days ago

Jessem Pocket Zip Mortise Mill - 9 replies

Does anyone have any thoughts or experiences to share regarding this tool? noticed that it is on sale for a special “Get the word out” sale.

1042 days ago

Respect - 33 replies

Respect is something that we all like to get but unfortunately sometimes we get no respect. A day in my life: 2 flies landed on my Miter Saw, one went beserk when he flew off the handle. Injured my hand on the Table Saw last week, cut deep right between the 2nd (middle) finger and the 3rd. If I raise my hand now and say “Live long...

1047 days ago

Degoose inspired accessory - 5 replies

This is an accessory which originates from Australia and is used by our own Larry (degoose).It is available for $7.99 with free shipping. Click here to view these pictures larger

1048 days ago

Important Medical News for Senior LJs - 26 replies

Sex can be mind-blowing – but not always in a good way, as scientists have found it can wipe your memory. They cite the case of a 54-year-old woman who arrived at a hospital in Washington DC in a state of panic because she’d just been intimate with her husband and immediately lost all recollection of the previous 24 hours. This rare condit...

1064 days ago

Vacation Destination - 3 replies

Many of you need a break, a nice vacation would do you the world of good. Here is a Travelogue sound track from an American made and influenced guide promoting the borough of Balham (Balum), a seedy area of London, England. I might say that the producers did some embellishment, but all in all there is a lot of truth in it. The track is well w...

1064 days ago

Party Political Broadcasts - 37 replies

How do you view the broadcasts that are aired by the media today. I can remember when I heard the best Party Political Broadcast I have ever heard and agreed with 100%. Just to refresh your memories I have included the link to this speech, it is not long, but sums up what I think is most people’s take on political speeches.You have to e...

1075 days ago

Water everywhere - 31 replies

Relief:Well at long, long last we have had some water falling out of the sky here in central Texas. How long has it been without rain?, well I can’t say but you can get a good idea when you know Devann used the be clean shaven when we had water.Our special thanks to all those LJs of certain states north of us who have been been pissing in ...

1082 days ago

9/11 Aniversary - 39 replies

Somehow it does not seem like this tragic event happened 10 years ago. It is a day of remembrance and sadness where we think of all those human being who lost their lives in a most evil inhuman act.The victims were from many countries, creeds, religions, male and female, and were merely putting in a days work as most of us do. It is a time for a...

1111 days ago

Just a Heads - Ups - 2 replies

Amazon has some very good prices on Milwaukee router bits, check them out. All Milwaukee bits are made by Freud in Italy, they are the same.Check out @ $2.59, why buy Chinese crap when you can get these?

1393 days ago

Cutting Board Materials - 8 replies

I have seen many beautiful cutting board projects posted, the designs are intricate and amazing.The question I have is how do you select to woods used in the design. I understand that different woods have different hardness and workability issues and I was wondering how the selection of woods to be used is made.Am I right in assuming that hardwo...

1425 days ago

Addendum to "You've got to try this" - 39 replies

One of the subject discussed on the “You’ve got to try this” multiple faceted conversations was a rationale for and against the metric system of measurement. Here are 2 pictures and a simple question: Which measuring instruments are easier to read? No prizes, no pressure, just a general question for thought. You al...

1437 days ago

You have got to try this. - 266 replies

Every now and then it seems we run into some conflicts with members who are at odds for one reason or another.Some members are die hard craftsman who only want to see WOOD used in each post, others ask questions, share experiences and give out priceless information. Of course there are also the nut cases, miserable SOB’s and certified luna...

1448 days ago

Getting Screwed Legally - 83 replies

A recent blog showing confusing sales techniques made me think of how many times we are victims of fraudulent business practices which we can’t seem to do anything about. I’l give you 2 examples where we are legally “taken for a ride:-(Auto Insurance is considered to be a “cash cow” by Insurance companies, hereR...

1472 days ago

Thank you All so much - 14 replies

I just wanted to thank all those LJs who sent me Pms and encouraging posts that helped me though my latest medical issues which put me in hospital for a week. All your words of hope and good wishes stayed with me all the way to the operating table and into recovery. The surgery was sucussful, although I was cut more that I expected, and my anest...

1557 days ago

I can't wait to get back to my shop - 48 replies

Been immobile now for 3 months with my right leg in the air. Not much you can do in this situation; maybe read about what you could be making in the shop, reliving all Law and Order and Star Trek episodes, and if I want something beamed from a different planet, then there are so many alien media channels that can enhance nausier to an unpresiden...

1699 days ago

New Sign for my Shop - 30 replies

Hi Guys, I have just about finished a new sign for the shop. I decided to go with hieroglyphics as a tribute to the Ancient Egyptians and it was one of Karnak’s most revered expressions.I’m making it on my small cnc router out of red oak. I will probably add some Egyptian style frieze as a border. Comments appreciated

1700 days ago

It's Official - One year down - 22 replies

Hi LJs,Well I have officially come up to me first LJ birthday. It does not seem that long, and I don’t remember joining last New Years eve – I wonder what could have caused that?It has been a wonderful year friends, you have laughed at my projects, given me great advice (but I’m still here) and sometimes appreciated my crazy hu...

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