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07-03-2008 02:31 AM

Left Handed Lumberjocks - 78 replies

OK all you lefties, now is the time to come out of the woods & show yourselves. Mart raised an issue regarding left handed drills & biscuit jointers.http://lumberjocks.com/topics/3838#reply-40016Well how about a list of all those things lefties have to put up with just because the righties did not consider them.Like writing with a founta...

06-15-2008 06:15 AM

Sydney Working With Wood Show - 7 replies

The Sydney working with wood show looked like a great success judging by the crowd & the queue to get inVery hard to get close to some stalls to buy those bits & pieces you hold off waiting for a special. Everyone else wants a piece of the action.Could not get a photo of the exhibits, pictures were not allowed but did sneak one near the ...

06-07-2008 01:13 AM

Polystyrene Packaging - 2 replies

I just posted a comment on Laflaone’s forum topic on protecting chisels. http://lumberjocks.com/topics/3342#reply-37647Polystyrene packaging on that new tool you just bought could be cut up & shaped to fit your chisel ends.I was wondering what else could it be used for?. Any bright ideas out there other than chuck it in the bin & ...

06-04-2008 02:20 AM

Router Tips - 5 replies

I purchased the ‘Better Homes & Gardens Wood magazine in Honolulu recently, the July 2008 issue No.184 (not July yet but that’s the title).It has a lot of good articles but particularly “20 Top Router Tricks & Tips”, for $6.99 US definitely worth a read.P.S I have no connection whatever with the magazine.

06-01-2008 01:24 AM

Back from Honolulu - 19 replies

Aloha Jocks, back form Honolulu & just catching up with a mountain of emails. You Americans sure do treat your visitors well, the people there are very friendly but the meals are too big (what a silly thing to complain about). We did the ‘Pride of America’ island hop & 6 nights in Honolulu. Saw my first volcano (awesome). My ...

05-16-2008 01:14 AM

Off to Honolulu - 14 replies

Off to Honolulu for R&R Jocks. Hold the fort till I get back & keep up the good work. I will be checking you out when I get back. LOLPS. How much should I tip the cab driver, the bar waiter, the bell hop, etc.

05-13-2008 12:56 AM

I Hate it When - 70 replies

I had a gripe today on 3fingerpat’s blog on his new drill press about poor assembly instructions. Pat experienced one of my pet hates.http://lumberjocks.com/reviews/330.To me there is nothing worse than a company that makes fine products botches up the assembly instructions. I know a lot of you will say they don’t read the instructio...

05-11-2008 01:41 AM

Wipe on Poly - 33 replies

I bought some wipe on poly yesterday for the first time, I usually use the standard brush on type. I am after clues on how to get that near perfect finish. I believe this product is good. Has anybody any tips on how best to apply it ?.

04-13-2008 04:14 AM

Those Handy Maths Formulars - 27 replies

I will start this one off Jocks. Partridge posted a forum topic on a maths problem http://lumberjocks.com/topics/2954Following I thought it would be a good idea to start a forum on maths formulars and calculations for the benefit of all Jocks.Many of us know the 3-4-5 rule for triangles which comes in very handy in woodwork. gator9t9 raised this...

11-10-2007 04:17 AM

Timber-Internal Window Shutters - 2 replies

Hi LumberjocksI want to make some internal sliding timber window shutters.Does annyboby have any plans or can you lead me to a project. I am only new at Lumberjocks, so still finding my wayRegardsGrumpy

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