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01-06-2011 11:15 PM

WHEN POSTING PROJECTS!!!!! - 119 replies

Please Jocks and Jockettes new and old… be considerate when posting projects… if you have a bunch of small pieces, group them on one post. If you have a number of large projects, spread posting them over a couple of days. There are other members who have worked long and hard on projects too, and deserve to be on the first or second &...

12-16-2010 12:22 AM

Peace On Earth... - 22 replies

With the mess this planet is in these days it sure is nice to have an oasis of tranquility such as LJ’s to escape to. Such a diverse group from all over the world coming together to enjoy each others company… it really does give one hope for the future of this little blue orb. A perfect example of what can happen when we focus on our...

12-06-2010 01:08 PM

Alone In The Wilderness - 27 replies

I know this has been posted before, but I’m not sure how long ago that was so I thought I’d post it for the young people on here or anyone else who may have never heard of it. In 1968 Dick Proenneke moved to a place called Twin Lakes in the high mountains of Alaska. He lived there, alone, for the next 30 years surviving with only ...

09-27-2010 07:23 PM

What's Your Favorite Wood... - 65 replies

You’ve got that special project coming up… the one you’ve been waiting, and preparing, your whole life to do. The client, or yourself, says “just do your thing”... but with one exception… one species of wood, your favorite… Can you decide… and explain why? Personally I do a lot of small proje...

09-17-2010 06:38 AM

Resawing question... - 21 replies

I bought a new Timber Wolf band saw blade and tuned up my band saw. I was amazed at how great these blades are. I swear I can slice a piece of wood you can almost see through and I’m very excited to be able to make some of my own veneer. This is my first attempt at this. My question is, the sawn side, while perfectly straight, has a fair a...

07-10-2008 05:46 AM

I need a glue... - 9 replies

.. that I can work for roughly 20 to 30 minutes before clamping is complete. I believe Titebonds I, II, III are workable from 5 to 10 minutes and I need at least twice that amount of time for assembly. I’d appreciate any comments or suggestions.

03-23-2007 06:10 PM

Aches and Pains... - 35 replies

I don’t know about the rest of you, but it only takes me a couple of hours in the shop before my back starts aching. I have the pre-requisit comfortable shoes and matting on the floor. I take care to find a comfortable position to do long, tedious tasks. But no matter what, after a couple of hours I start aching and have to stop to stretch...

03-16-2007 10:22 PM

Exploration mock-ups and models - 22 replies

I looked to see if this topic has come up before and didn’t find anything (if it has point me in that direction please). Do many Lumberjocks do mockups or models of their work before embarking on the final piece and if so, what are some of your thoughts and approaches to those models and mockups. How detailed do you get with them? What ...

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