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11-11-2013 11:55 PM

Six Years Ago - 16 replies

What do you know!.Six years on Lumberjocks just went past and I didn’t even notice.It’s hard to believe it has been that long.One thing has to be said and that’s all the good people I have been in contact with during that time. Even though a lot of you are Yanks (LOL)LJ’s has contributed much to my skills levels and I hop...

09-29-2013 04:59 AM

The Men's Shed/Workshop or The Ladies Shed/Workshop - 16 replies

OK Jocks. Lets see some photos of the Sheds that catch your eye. Either inside or out or even your own shed.Here’s a couple to start off !!!

01-20-2012 01:26 AM

How About This For Table Design - 9 replies

These table designs and the mechanics are excellent.

06-12-2011 06:05 AM

Here is a workshop you would want to avoid - 16 replies

This workshop has several OH&S issues but boy is there some thought that goes into it.Worth a look.Buy the way there is an element of wood working skill there somewhere. LOL

04-28-2011 05:02 AM

Wooden Ball - 7 replies

The musical wooden ball.

03-31-2011 05:28 AM


I need help with this one my fellow Lumberjocks.I am sure many of you out there have had a problem with a pop rivet gun (the basic hand tool type).Mine is that annoying problem when the gun won’t grip the rivet stem. It even happens with a relatively new tool.I have tried putting chalk dust between the jaws but it’s not very effectiv...

06-24-2010 01:40 AM

Wooden Wheels on Henry Ford's T-Models - 2 replies

I couldn’t resist this one.Have a look at the production line of the early model Fords’, especially the wooden wheels.

06-18-2010 10:19 AM

Sydney Working With Wood Show - 3 replies

I caught up with Sam Shakouri at the Sydney Working With Wood Show. It was good to have a talk with Sam and have a closeup look at his work. I can assure all you Jocks out there that Sam’s work is as good or better than the photos show.

05-29-2010 02:41 AM


Thanks to all who wished us well on our Pacific cruise. If you are thinking one we could certainly recommend the Princess Cruise Line. They looked after us extremely well.We met this friendly Native in TahitiHere are a few pics that might interest you woodworkersAnother nice lady in Bora BoraCarving in Americam SamoaA ships lamp that I rather liked

04-03-2010 01:16 AM

Happy Easter - 10 replies


03-08-2010 03:02 AM

30,000 VIEWS FOR iNTERESTING TREES - 3 replies

Many thanks to those who have looked & contributed to my interesting trees blog. We have just hit 30,000 views. It just goes to show the great intest we have in the major source material for our projects & professions, and the beauty our trees possess in their natural state.

03-05-2010 12:37 AM

TEASER - 5 replies

LETS SEE WHO GETS THE RIGHT ANSWER FIRST. > If:> 2 + 3 = 10> 7 + 2 = 63> 6 + 5 = 66> 8 + 4 = 96>> Then:>> 9 + 7 = ????

02-28-2010 11:44 PM

Around The World At Sixteen - 8 replies

Sixteen year old Australian named Jessica Watson is circumnavigating the globe solo in a small yacht. Some say she is too young others say one very tenacious, courageous & spirited young girl. I lean towards the later. She has been at sea four months. She left Australia at the end of October & will not touch land until she returns. You...

12-22-2009 11:10 PM

UK Lumberjocks-Mini Lathe - 1 reply

To all UK Lumberjocks. A friend is visiting us in Sydney & I showed him how to make wooden pens. He is interested in buying a mini lathe when he returns to Southampton. Can anyone advise where he could pick one up at a good price. Even second hand might suit.

12-18-2009 01:05 AM

15,000 Posts - 13 replies

15,000 posts but who is counting. Where does the time go when you are having fun?. It’s Two years now & I must say what a great community Lumberjocks is. I have many new friends & for the price of making a small contribution have recieved limitless information on all types of woodworking skills.The best part is the international &#...

11-23-2009 11:07 PM

What is it - 12 replies

A friend sent these pics in an email. Does anybody know what it is.It was packed away in her late mother-in-laws boxes along with pots and pans (but may not necessarily be a kitchen item). It appears to be stainless and approximately 8” X 8” and prongs are about 3-1/2” tall. Prongs aren’t sharp enough and spaced appropri...

09-03-2009 05:04 AM

Swinging Cradle - 3 replies

Here’s one from the past, 1964 in fact. This may still appeal to some LJ’s today. Too late for Grumpy & the Mrs.

09-01-2009 12:51 AM

Bandsaw Magic - 7 replies

Someone may have already posted this video but it was too good not to post. The amazing thing about it is he still seems to have all his fingers.Here is a link to the website as well

07-23-2009 12:52 AM

Big Bertha The Burl - 16 replies

I have named this redgum burl big Bertha. It measures 560X360X500 (22”X14”X20”). Naming the burl was the easy part, now comes the question, what do I do with it?, (besides giving it away to another Lumberjock).In one respect it looks too good to cut up. In another it could be cut into many fine pieces.Any suggestions would be a...

07-08-2009 03:02 AM

Old Buildings spotted on Grumpy's Outback Aussie Tour - 23 replies

Here’s a sample of some of the old buildings spotted on our tour of the Queensland outback. A few of the old humpy’s are miners huts in the opal fields.

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