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125 days ago

off topic content - 9 replies

anybody ever hear of the “ms group” ?this is the email I got today MS Group. <zcen667>4:43 PM (35 minutes ago) to Job Descriptions : 1. You will be assigned to visit a shop.2. You need to pretend to be a normal potential customer who is looking for a particular service or product.3. You will then finish an online question...

199 days ago

looking for a previous post about a table saw sled - 6 replies

a few days/weeks ago there was a post about a sled for cutting 45 deg miters on the end of a board for making boxes so that that saw blade did not have to be tilted, I cannot find this post, so I am asking if anyone remembers this post, could you please let me know where it is, I would like to check it out again.Thanks for any help.

369 days ago

not a woodworking question, computer question - 43 replies

I have been thinking of updating from windows 7 to windows 8, any comments on why I should or should not, any tips, warnings, or advice? I would like to keep my computer current.

436 days ago

anyone like to build this desk? - 1 reply

this desk was built over 200 years ago, would anyone like to try and build one like it?

505 days ago

Grandparents rocking chair - 2 replies

would anyone have plans for something like this rocking chair?this would be great for those with two small children. if anyone can come up with plans, please sharevery cool chair

602 days ago

band saw blades - 15 replies

what would be the best size (width) and tpi for a band saw blade to do band saw boxes? does more teeth give a smoother cut? I figure on using small pieces of firewood 3” to 6” thick. just thought some of you more experienced in BS boxes might share your thoughts on this subject. Thanks for any input.

952 days ago

tools explained - 3 replies

Tools Explained: DRILL PRESS: A tall upright machine useful for suddenly snatching flat metal bar stock out of your hands so that it smacks you in the chest and flings your beer across the room, denting the freshly-painted project which you had carefully set in the corner where nothing could get to it. WIRE WHEEL: Cleans paint off bolts an...

1015 days ago

ATTEN HUT - 11 replies

ATTEN HUT, HAND SALUTE A SALUTE to all of you VETS out there in LJ land thanks for your sacrifice. US Army, US Navy.

1019 days ago

new Christmas tradition - 2 replies

got this in an email, thought I would share this idea, it makes sense. Christmas/Channukah 2011—Birth of a New Tradition As the holidays approach, the giant Asian factories are kicking into highgear to provide Americans with monstrous piles of cheaply produced goods—merchandise that has been produced at the expense of American ...

1039 days ago

removing glue - 12 replies

does anyone have an idea on how to remove glue from clamping pads, the pads are sticking to a project when glue has dried,and won’t scrap off, I used to have a bottle of glue remover, but cannot find it, will vinegar soften glue enough to scrap it off? what works best for you?thanks

1297 days ago

dowels - 2 replies

I recently bought a Dowel Max, it is a fine tool, it has a short learning curve, and you have to pay attention to what direction you place it on your stock, very accurate, it can be a little time consuming if you have a lot of holes to drill. my main concern is finding dowel pins at a decent price, the DMax dowels are a little pricey, $8-9 for ...

1472 days ago

Jessem router table lift on sale - 3 replies

anyone interested in a lift for your router table, Jessem has some older models on sale for about half price, the Mast R lift sells for $330 on sale for $165, this is a good deal, I paid full price for mine a few years ago, I have not been disappointed, it is a good lift. these are being discontinued, also they are not made in Canada, so donR...

1686 days ago

question about Eureka Woodworks - 19 replies

does anyone know what the deal is with Eureka Woodworks, they say that they will help sell the products you make, no fees, not a franchise, etc. is it a good deal, or too good to be true?do you buy the material from them, or what? anyone know?

1789 days ago

Table Saw recall RS4511 10" table saw - 1 reply

I just found an article in Woodshop news a recall on the Ridgid model R4511 10” table saw the recall states that the arbor shaft can fail when used with a stacked dado set, which can be ejected from the saw.the manufacturing date codes are CD0829 and CD0837 the date code can be found on a metal plate on the rear of cabinet. for additional ...

1808 days ago

one year anniversary - 11 replies

I have been a member of LumberJocks for one year today, and I must say, I have met some great people, and I have enjoyed my experience here very much. Thanks guys and gals for a great year.

1886 days ago

software - 4 replies

I have been looking at software for designing laminated bowls and other laminated projects, so far I have found, “Lamination Pro” and “Segmented Project Planner”, has anyone had any experience with either one of these programs? if so which would you recommend? or is there other programs out there that are better, Lam Pro ...

1941 days ago

Plans for a cyclone dust collector - 4 replies

I found these plans for a cyclone dust collector on e-bay, maybe some of you are interested in trying them out, I have not tried them to see how they might work out. this link should get you there, if not go to e-bay and search for cyclone plans.Smitty

2025 days ago

Tool Definitions - 3 replies

I thought you guys might like a chuckle or two! Subject: Tool Definitions DRILL PRESS: A tall upright machine useful for suddenly snatching flat metal bar stock out of your hands so that it smacks you in the chest and flings your beer across the room, destroying the window which you had carefully set in the corner where nothing could g...

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