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01-24-2016 08:48 PM

A Boat made from a single 2 x 4 x 8' - 7 replies

I just had to pass this on… I still have a hard time seeing how he did it… ... and without a bandsaw!! Built a small row Boat (that you can get in) out of one single 2 x 4 x 8'...

01-17-2016 10:08 PM

Three ways to Make a Wooden Chain - 6 replies

Three ways to Make a Wooden Chain Here are some possibly New Looks at how to make Wooden Chains… When a boy in the Boy Scouts & at camp, I took a small length (maybe 12”) of a straight 3” dia. Pine tree branch… Carved a rectangle box at one end then carved a Ball In it… Then carved a chain out of the res...

01-12-2016 11:58 PM

A Matchbook Fleet - 4 replies

This man worked (played) almost all of his Life on this project! Everything is ONLY MADE from wooden matches & wooden match boxes!... I wonder how much it cost per BFT! :) It's called a Matchbook Fleet...

01-05-2016 12:18 AM

This guy Flipped his Tops - 1 reply

Yep… another Flip-Top… Three of them all in one unit! I got this from an Instructable. Three Flip Tops in a row... Just Flip your Top to get what you want! LOL Enjoy! After thought…Here is a collection of 10 workbenches this project was one of them.

01-03-2016 09:34 PM

A Fireplace Insert for the Off Season... - 3 replies

I thought this was an interesting / Easy to Make Fireplace Insert... To plug the fireplace opening… during the non-winter months… I thought some of you would be interested in this… COOL, Simple Project!

01-02-2016 07:17 AM

A way to start your new year 2016 - 1 reply

Don't Worry Be Happy!

01-01-2016 07:58 PM

How about a Sail from Los Angeles to Hawaii & Back? - 4 replies

Time Out! How about a nice sail to Hawaii from Los Angeles... and back...?... and it will only cost you about 1/2 hour! :) I felt like I was right there in the boat with this guy!Awesome trip!Was worth watching… Hope Y’all enjoyed like I did!

12-28-2015 11:47 PM

Hand cut Dovetails with a Hacksaw - 6 replies

Just another way of doing it... if you choose to try it… Instructables - Hand Cut Dovetails with a Hacksaw. I thought it was interesting… I don’t think I will ever do this… BUT, if all other methods are not available at the time, I might try it. :)

12-22-2015 11:15 PM

How to Make & Use French Cleats - 13 replies

Here is a very good article on the French Cleat. A very good way to hang things on walls, etc. etc.

12-12-2015 08:27 PM

One way to Trim a huge tree... - 3 replies

Here's one way to trim a HUGE tree... In Seattle, WA The tree had Dutch Elm disease, and had to be taken down. This is fascinating to watch, reportedly the largest hardwood tree in Washington State, certainly in Seattle, taken down in a residential neighborhood. The guy in the tree… he’s cool. There is no question that he does ...

12-04-2015 05:29 AM

Is This any way to run a Railroad? - 11 replies

Is This any way to run a Railroad? GERMAN WONDERLAND … this is Awesome!!! Remember the two brothers, in Germany, who had a wonderful model railway that was something to see? This is an update for their German Wonderland. Enjoy. There have been little clips about this place for the past few years, it is still not finished but is...

12-01-2015 08:30 PM

A COOL way to Apply Dye & Stains, etc. - 6 replies

When I saw this in a recent email from WWJ, I thought it was SO COOL… I had to pass it on! Looks like this one simple tip could have solved many of the problems discussed here… I’m going to get some of these Concrete & Grout Sponge applicators... They look SO COOL! I hope it helps us… sure looks like it w...

11-26-2015 04:56 PM

Happy Thanksgiving! - 15 replies

Howdy, Have a wonderful day of Thanking God for your blessings. Happy Thanksgiving! God Bless you, Joe Lyddon

10-21-2015 08:58 PM

Tape Measure accuracy checking and adjusting... - 20 replies

This tip was included in the Woodworker’s Journal internet report email…... I thought you might like to see it… Tape Measure care in handling... andchecking its accuracy... Minor adjustments to get accuracy.

10-15-2015 05:11 PM

10 Best Cancer Killing Phytonutrients To Eat - 1 reply

I thought you might be interested in this… 10 Best Cancer Killing Phytonutrients To Eat

10-05-2015 11:12 PM

Roy Underhill's 20th anniv. video - A Riot! - 5 replies

”20 year Anniversary” Woodwright’s Shop I stumbled on this… enjoyed it a lot… thought you would too… It is SO FUNNY… Very Clever… If you don’t like, I’ll eat a bug! :) This video covers 20 years with parts from each year, or so… ... comedy is a very important part of...

10-04-2015 05:17 PM

Things that happen in Anchorage... Oh yeah... - 6 replies

This is just one example of some of the things that happen in Anchorage, Alaska… Hope you found it educational… :)

09-28-2015 06:08 PM

Californians: Are you tired of the Drought? A Solution? - 4 replies

Get in line to Solve your drought problem! :) Mars has been determined that it does have water!! ETA to Mars for Water: 2033…

09-26-2015 07:24 PM

Paul Harvey... was a Prophet! - 15 replies

Paul Harvey was a prophet – If I was the Devil Unreal foresight… So many years before it’s happening… Paul Harvey… Audio report… If I was the Devil Awesome…

09-26-2015 07:13 PM

Omelet in a Bag... This is SO SIMPLE, anyone can do it! - 6 replies

Subject: Omelet in a Bag… This is SO SIMPLE, anyone can do it!Date: Sep 26, 2015 12:02 PM Howdy, I just HAD to pass this along to you! If you don’t like omelets, ignore this; otherwise, you will be amazed! I have not tried this yet… BUT I will… very soon… maybe tomorrow morning! This is a very short ...

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