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|02-03-2017 03:17 AM||
Singer sewing machine treadle conundrum - 22 replies
I have a customers 1908 machine that needs a lot of work. It was refurbished poorly at some time. I need to give the customer an idea if this treadle stand is worth the cost of repairs. It needs a lot of work and most likely I’m going to have to replace some bad wood. I have refinished Singer tables before but never this far in disrepai...
|12-22-2015 12:13 AM||
WATERLOX - 9 replies
Anyone use Waterlox on counter tops. I have a job to finish a kitchen and bathroom counter top. I did a little research on the finish and wonder if anyone have experience with it. They have a marine grade and was going to use that. Any thoughts would be helpful or should I go with something else. It’s a Hickory countertop no staining, jus...
|11-14-2015 06:08 PM||
Electrical Issue - 29 replies
I have finally got the power addition to the shop closer to the top of my to do list and I ran into a problem while looking into to what I needed to do before running lines. My question is, I have a outlet in the house that is currently attached to the shop and when I test the wire for power all three test positive for power but I can’t ge...
|12-18-2014 03:12 AM||
Beesey's F_Clamps - 20 replies
Home Depot in Shreveport is having a sale on Beesey’s clamps. Two 24in and two 12 in for 18 bucs. Im getting some tomorrow, cant pass up a deal like that. Not sure if anywhere else, but might be worth a look. Happy Hunting,Bill
|11-16-2014 03:02 AM||
Cant get to Forums- Psoting problems - 4 replies
I cant seem to get to the Show All Forums page. Not sure if anyone else is having this problem:???? Tags not working as well. Can’t do IMG Bold, Italicize, or Link. No Buttons working while starting a new post.
|11-13-2014 03:16 PM||
Remember 20,000 Jocks - 5 replies
Remember when we hit 20,000 just about the time I started on the site. http://lumberjocks.com/msojka/blog/16918
|10-26-2014 05:00 PM||
Elk Hunting in New Mexico - 14 replies
Just got back from a hunting trip in Luna, New Mexico. We didn’t get a elk but we saw plenty, unfortunately all Cows and Rag Bulls. A herd of about 40 Elk crossed our path, beautiful animals and they sound like a freight train running by. I did get within about 20 meters of a 10 point Mule Deer, not deer season in the area. I had a de...
|10-04-2014 02:53 AM||
10% Discount - 39 replies
More companies should follow his lead. HERE:
|05-16-2014 05:34 AM||
Finishing Furniture with Different Woods. - 2 replies
I have been doing a lot of Refinishing/Refurbishing older furniture 1920s through I’m guessing 70s. Most of this stuff is Laminated on tops, sides, door fronts, etc. With that, most of the exposed/visible wood is the same material. It’s the 10 to 30% of the other woods that is giving me trouble. When I stain the wood it is so d...
|03-05-2014 03:58 AM||
Notifications of Buddies adding Posts. - 4 replies
Besides having it emailed to you or having to check all your buddies individually. Is there a notification or something on the site that tells you your buddy added a post?
|01-25-2014 05:26 PM||
Its a Godfather weekend, what is your favorite line.
|01-24-2014 04:33 PM||
Name for Organization I am starting - 20 replies
I am starting a new Local Organization with a few other Veterans and spouses.. We train Service Dogs for Wounded Veterans with Post Traumatic Stress and Traumatic Brain Injuries in the El Paso, TX Las Cruces, NM area. What I need is input on a name for the Organization. We will only have a Facebook page, but the name is very important ob...
|01-24-2014 02:52 PM||
23 Adult Truths - 10 replies
Got this email today. 23 ADULT TRUTHS 1. Sometimes I’ll look down at my watch 3 consecutive times and still not know what time it is. 2. Nothing sucks more than that moment during an argument when you realize you’re wrong. 3. I totally take back all those times I didn’t want to nap when I was younger. 4. There is...
|01-15-2014 01:46 AM||
Looking for Input on a Mequite Projesct - 7 replies
I got this a few months back and was waiting for it to dry out completely. I’m just having a bit of trouble visualizing what to do with it. A table is the only thing I can come up with and maybe that’s what it becomes. So if anyone has ideas either table or not please give them up. Its about 20 to 28 inch in Diameter and is Mes...
|02-25-2013 08:09 PM||
Warped Cutting Board - 19 replies
I made a couple of cutting boards and they turned out ok. After a few uses one warped on the person I sold it to and the other didn’t, sold to different person. They are made from Cherry, Maple, and Walnut. It is a end grain cutting board made the basic way. I used TB III for the glue up. I made two boards from the same stock. The on...
|02-20-2012 07:57 PM||
Minwax Gloss Poly over Seal Coat - 8 replies
I am finishing a Red Oak table and having a heck of a time with the finish. I put two coats of Zinsser Seal Coat on and then sanded to 320. It seemed to be good. I waited a few days to put the poly on, just because. I put a coat of the Poly on and it seemed to raise the grain a bit. I wasn’t to worried about it because I figured a l...
|08-12-2011 06:48 PM||
Anything interesting happen last night? - 14 replies
I don’t even think we were supposed to get a storm last night but we did. I live up on the west side of our valley which gets about half the rain as the east but we get the better view. This was from a storm that went through the Mesilla Valley last night over looking Las Cruces, NM.
|04-30-2011 08:32 PM||
Freud 8in Dado set question - 5 replies
I just took off my blades after making some dadoes and the outer blade was a bit hard to take off. When I went to put it back in the holder I couldn’t get it back in. I then tried to get it back on the TS and it wouldn’t fit all the way on the arbor. I don’t know what the heck happened. Do you think I may have tightened it t...
|04-27-2011 07:49 AM||
Writters Block - 7 replies
I have 5 projects to design and start building pretty soon here. I am having a hell of a time. I have literally been sitting in my girlfriend house/shop poking around the projects on here and making a nuisance of myself. I have literally scanned 6000+ projects, I think I am on page 475. I have a Table, Bookcase, File Cabinet, Flag case, and ...
|04-17-2011 04:54 AM||
A call to Oregonians - 10 replies
I need some Myrtle Wood and I am trying to get it directly from Oregon. I am building a Flag Case for a gentleman that wants it for their fathers Casket Flag. I am looking for a supplier that is near or in Myrtle Point. This is where the family is from. His father was a WWII vet and I am trying to make this a special build. I guess I coul...