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01-19-2011 03:35 PM

Sketchup - 15 replies

What is the best way to learn sketchup? I have tried in the past and had trouble. I downloaded version 8. Please help.

01-09-2011 05:54 PM

New Owner - 2 replies

Did I miss something????? I saw on another topic something about a new owner. Can someone fill me in please. I guess I was sleeping and missed it.

12-31-2010 03:54 AM

Candle Fire - 7 replies

My wife, son and I went yesterday to visit our former Pastor for Christmas in upstate NY. Well, it wasn’t without an event. After visiting for a couple of hours my son and I went upstairs to fix her computer. We were working for about a hour when my wife and the Pastor came up to see our progress. That took about another 15 minutes. So we...

11-29-2010 02:48 PM

Bowling Alley - 12 replies

I was lucky enough this past Friday to look at Craigs list and find someone giving away a bowling alley floor and it was free. The size was 13’ long x 42” wide x 2 1/4” thick. So I called and the woman said someone else was taking it on Sat. morning. I was depressed. On Sat. morning I called her and the man never came so I said...

11-12-2010 02:39 AM

My New Lathe - 6 replies

My neighbors father was talking about selling his old Craftsman lathe, so I checked it out. He was asking $300. I went to look at it thinking it was a high price but when I saw what he was offering it didn’t sound so bad. I got the bench, lathe, multiple turning chisels, sanding attachments and some small load of wood. Mostly pine, oak and...

11-02-2010 03:06 PM

tool box tray - 1 reply

I just found out that Lee Valley has brought back the tool box trays that you can use in making your own cabinet. You cut in your kerf and slide in this drawer. They are made in three sizes and are metal. I have been looking for these for a couple of years. For any one that is interested this is the site.http://www.leevalley.com/US/wood/page.asp...

07-25-2010 02:31 AM

JTAS-10XL Left Tilting Arbor Saw 52" with router table looking to swap fence for 36" - 0 replies

I bought a two year old saw from Craigs list for $700.00. but it is really tight in my garage so I am looking to swap the fence and rails for a 36”. I have the Exacta II fence.

03-12-2010 10:25 PM

The Pacific - 22 replies

This is not a woodworking topic with the exception that my dad was a carpenter, woodworker and a Marine. He served in WWII with the 1st Marine Division. He was assigned to H/2/5 81mm Mortars. This mini series The Pacific is all about the 1st Marine Div. during that time. Dad came to live with my family last spring and pasted away Nov 21, 2009 th...

01-09-2010 09:28 PM

Wow, It's been two years! - 1 reply

I didn’t know it until a couple of you sent me messages. Thank you for them. I haven’t been active for a while because my father came to live with my family and we were taking care of him until he passed away on 11/21/09, that happens to be my birthday. Getting his things in order still continues but should be winding down soon. I th...

11-08-2009 06:30 PM

AMD Mortising Machine - 4 replies

I was looking at my local craig’s list and saw a AMD model 5131 mortising machine for $125.00. It is from 1993 and only used one time, so they say. with bit. I am looking for opinions on this potential purchase.

09-19-2009 01:50 AM

Old woodworker/carpenter - 17 replies

I haven’t been active for a while because my dad has been living with me since the spring. He is 86 years old and has many health conditions. Dad is also a DNR. That has not given me any time to view the jocks much less build something. Dad was a woodworker and a carpenter by trade. Yesterday he went in for a shower and came out dead, but ...

04-03-2009 04:40 PM

Winter Frustration - 12 replies

I don’t know about you, but, I have not done half the things I was supposed to do this winter. I was planning on making some projects for friends only about three or four cutting boards, one with a Nascar inlay. remodel my shop and complete renovation of our last bedroom (all others are done). Well, I started the bedroom in Feb. and still ...

12-31-2008 12:59 AM

circa 1800's planes for sale - 6 replies

I have a friend that’s grandfather was a builder in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s in East Hampton, NY. She has two sets of old planes that she is selling. She would like them to go to someone that will take care of them and use them. I have been able to purchase two of the non set planes. These sets have been checked by a lo...

11-23-2008 03:44 PM

LJ's - 6 replies

I don’t know about any one else but, I often role the dice and look at the projects that our community has made and are in awe at some of them. Granted some of you are pros but sometimes you can’t tell the difference. It’s a great place to look for ideas and advise. This site has got the bug back in me for almost a year now. So...

08-08-2008 03:22 PM

Awards - 1 reply

I would like to send congrats to all who entered and especially to Gary for winning. You are very talented and should be very proud of your work. I would also like to thank Gary and others like him for taking their time to help us all. This is a site to be proud of.

08-08-2008 03:11 PM

Habitat House - 1 reply

I spent all day yesterday at a home in Bay Shore, Long Island. It was a house that is being restored by Habitat Houses. This is going to be the future for Habitat at least on Long Island. The cost of property is to high so, they get houses to restore much cheaper than building new. I must say if you ever get the chance to be a part of this do...

07-30-2008 02:21 AM

What wood to use??? - 17 replies

OK, I got myself in trouble with my last and to date only inlay. My friend saw it and now he wants one. My problem is he wants a cutting board with the Nascar flags inlayed in it. Checkered, green etc… I am thinking purple heart for the red. Yellow heart for the yellow. Padauk for the orange. I need black, white, green and blue. I will...

05-06-2008 01:46 PM

template making - 4 replies

I’m looking for help making an acrylic template. I’ve never made one from acrylic. The project i have to make has some very small tapers. Long flowing tapered lines. Any suggestions would be great.

04-07-2008 04:24 PM

Finding Jocks - 1 reply

Is there a way to find another Lumberjock within this system. For example: If I know the name of another jock but want to go straight to his projects how do I do it?Is there a search for jocks names within our system without using the main search? I hope by now I haven’t totally confused everyone.

03-18-2008 01:27 AM

Preventing Rust - 18 replies

I am asking for suggestions. My shop, as it is, is a one car unheated garage on Long Island. I continue to get a fine rust build up on my cast iron equipment such as a table saw and jointer. I do use a wax a few times a year.

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