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07-06-2013 01:15 AM

Editor's Choice - Abandoned? - 6 replies

There have been no new selections in the Editor’s Choice section for 142 days, while we have seen more than a few that should qualify.Has it gone the way of all flesh? As in, it’s now a dead idea? Was it a good idea in the first place? From Martin’s weblog: The projects will be selected by Debbie and myself and posted throug...

12-01-2012 06:01 PM

Ghostery, or who is tracking you? - 12 replies

G’day LJ’s. Most of us here want to be tracked by our buddies but would rather not have our movements and choices registered by companies. I am using a small, free program called Ghostery now to stop them. When the program kicks in (instantly and seamlessly) you can see by a short flash on your screen just how many people are afte...

11-30-2012 03:30 PM

Screw of your Dreams - 49 replies

Forgive me, I just can’t go on…........

11-24-2012 01:01 PM

Mystery Hinge - 26 replies

I need some help identifying the use of a strange pair of hinges.They are made of solid brass, measure 7/8” wide and are 1 3/4” open at 180 degrees. The weird part is they are 9/16” thick when closed so I can’t imagine how they would be used without showing that thickness. They are solidly constructed with a smooth action...

08-02-2012 12:14 PM

Get Out And Vote! - 8 replies

G’day This topic is cross posted for the folks that would never let hard liquor touch their lips nor no, NO not ever cast covetous glances at the people having fun in the non- shop talk forums. Get behind me Satan! Jesus take the wheel!!.(Now back to our regularly scheduled programming.)........................................................

08-01-2012 05:16 AM

Get Out The Vote! A contest for all. - 20 replies

G’day Yes it’s kinda early for the elections but let’s take a page out of the national scenes & get out the vote for our latest contest. Lets show some love for the imaginative and serious hard work some LJ’s have done this for this summertime challenge.. I have no vested interest in this one, no project to show...

06-30-2012 11:43 PM

Bring out your tiny projects - 27 replies

I’m sure that most of us here have made small things in wood that just might not qualify as a full blown project (and it would be a bit of horror if you bumped a gorgeous Maloof rocker off the top spot) yet nonetheless are perfectly functional and perhaps quite beautiful too. All are welcome to the pleasure of small things. Snap a pic, wri...

02-21-2012 04:02 AM

Your Inner Child Contest = Where are the voters? - 27 replies

G’day This is somewhat allied with the current post: Noncontributing members ( 18,092 ) but more specific in terms of its question. In the recent “Your Inner Child” contest there were a grand total of 98 votes cast. Now in a purported membership of 38,000, reduced to 20, 000 by rm...

10-14-2011 02:17 PM

Conover Wood Threading Kit 1" 3/4" 1/2" SOLD - 1 reply

High quality wood threading boxes and taps from Conover USA. Out of production.Sizes are 1” – 3/4” and 1/2”.These are from my late father’s shop, looking for a good home.With them you can make your own clamps, toy parts, furniture joints and light vises.Starting, or through tap plus bottoming tap included in each si...

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