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07-08-2009 01:32 AM

Grumpy's Tour of the Aussie Outback - 27 replies

If you thought I had given up LJ’s, no such luck. I was off with the wife & a couple of friends to the Aussie outback, inland Queensland to be more to the point.If you ever get a chance don’t miss it. We did 6,408kms (3,982miles) in 17 days. would have spent longer but needed to get back to Sydney.Here are a few pics of the journ...

06-11-2009 01:16 AM

2009 Contractor Awards - 9 replies

Ladies &Gentlemen, Good evening and welcome to the 2009 Contractor Awards. And the Nominees are: And the winner is

05-30-2009 06:08 AM

Log Splitter With A difference - 14 replies

This is a fascinating attachment to a Bobcat

05-28-2009 12:14 AM

Joke Of The Day - 4983 replies

Hemi the builder was going through a house he had just built for the woman who owned it. She was telling him what colour to paint each room. They went into the first room and she said ‘I want this room to be painted a light blue.’ The builder went to the front door and yelled ‘GREEN SIDE UP!’ When he went back ...

05-12-2009 12:37 AM

Lone Ranger - 20 replies

The Lone Ranger and Tonto went camping in the desert. After they got their tent all set up, both men fell sound asleep.Some hours later, Tonto wakes the Lone Ranger and says, ‘Kemo Sabe, look towards sky, what you see? ‘‘The Lone Ranger replies, ‘I see millions of stars.’‘What that tell you?’ asked...

04-28-2009 01:54 AM

New Safety Gear - 90 replies

Now that summer is approaching in the Northern hemisphere you may not want to put on all that heavy gear.Here is one solution. The steel capped thong. Plenty of ventilation with added safety for your toes. LOL

04-25-2009 08:06 AM

Old Barns - 426 replies

Many great pictures, paintings, photos or sketches etc. use old barns as subjects. I thought this forum would be a chance to bring many of those old barns together for the Jocks interested in artwork or just the look & memories associated with these grand old structures.Here’s one to start off with.

04-25-2009 07:43 AM

What Makes a Good Letter Box - 473 replies

I thought this might ge a good topic that could even lead to some positive results. What is your favourite letter box design?, is it the one at home , did you find it on the www or was it something you saw passing by & snapped a photo.Lets see what is around the globe in letter box designs. You never know you might see something you like and...

02-11-2009 04:06 AM

Australian Bushfires - 28 replies

February 2009 has seen one of the worst disasters in Australian history. The bushfires in the State of Victoria have claimed over 180 lives, this could rise to as many as 300. In some cases whole familes perished. Over 750 homes have been destroyed & thousands of hectares of woodland, National Park & wildlife severly impacted.The Austral...

01-28-2009 10:14 PM

Heat Down Under - 36 replies

They say it was so hot in Melbourne yesterday possums were drinking out of swimming pools while people were in them (usually very shy), drivers were using oven mittens to open their car doors, train lines buckled and the chooks were laying hard boiled eggs. LOL

01-28-2009 05:32 AM

7,000 BLOGS - 3 replies

I just noticed LJ’s has reached an amazing total of 7,000 blogs. Excellent result.

11-28-2008 02:08 AM

Happy Thanksgiving - 11 replies

Happy Thanksgiving from Down-Under;;;

10-06-2008 01:43 AM

Interesting Trees - 4967 replies

As Lumberjocks we all have an interest in trees. so how about a page designated to interesting trees & use of trees.Here is one to start the ball rolling.

10-01-2008 03:13 AM

FOG IN THE SHOP - 26 replies

Now the Sun is coming back down under so will the humidity with the heat.One of the safety issues in the workshop is that nusiance fog that appears on the inside of the safety glasses.Does anyone out there have any ideas on a safe chemical to use on the inside of the glasses.I know divers spit on their goggles which works in water but not so wel...

09-03-2008 02:14 AM

How to Save on Gas - 1609 replies

OK jocks, there is now a new vehicle that needs no gas, it produces it’s own gas (methane) which can be recycled, also used as a fertiliser plant a milk vending machine & a ride for the kids. It’s called a Cowasaki LOL

08-29-2008 12:27 AM

By The Seaside - 9 replies

Good morning all, here is todays little liftA Couple lived near the ocean and used to walk the beach a lot. One summer they noticed a girl who was at the beach almost every day. She wasn’t unusual, nor was the travel bag she carried, except for one thing; she would approach people who were sitting on the beach, glance around and then spe...

08-28-2008 10:09 AM

What's This One Odie - 36 replies

OK Odie & Odie fans, what’s this one. As usual you have 48 hours before it will self destruct & reveal itself.

08-26-2008 11:55 PM

Water Found On Mars - 29 replies

Water Found On Mars, Would you believe it. LOL

08-26-2008 02:33 AM

Joke For MrTrim - 34 replies

Here’as a joke for MrTrimNext time you think your hotel bill is too high you might want to consider This… A husband and wife are traveling by car from Brisbane to Melbourne. After almost ten hours on the road, they’re too tired to continue And they decide to stop for a rest. They stop at a nice hotel and take a Room, but they o...

08-22-2008 03:04 AM

Health Insurance - 130 replies

I watched a video called ‘Sicko’ yesterday. It’s a documentary about the American health system done by a US resident that had health issues. The picture he painted about the health system was pretty bleak. People being turned away & refused treatment because they had no insurance cover & insurance companies going to gr...

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