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06-21-2016 06:25 PM

What product should I use for child safe colors on toys? - 6 replies

Well, I was presented with a new baby boy grandson. I’ve always planned to build toys for them when they arrived. But, I am completely at a loss for what kind of paint or stain to use for children’s toys. I know that the government recently passed some laws for that (on resale) and I would like to have something safe. Any ideas?

06-02-2014 02:12 AM

AAW Phoenix - 3 replies

I’m hoping that some of the lumberjocks will be attending the AAW Seminar next week in Phoenix. I’ll be there demonstrating on Friday & Saturday. I like to talk to some of you guys so come by and say hi!

02-16-2014 03:13 PM

AAW Seminar In Phoenix? - 2 replies

Anybody attending the AAW Seminar in Phoenix, AZ? I am and thought, the lumberjocks should all get together one night or one morning for breakfast and socialize a bit.

07-10-2012 12:38 PM

Location On Buy & Swap Forum - 2 replies

Is there any way we can ask those who participate on the Buy & Swap tools etc forum to place their location in the title line? I’d might be very interested in a cabinet saw say in St Louis but not in San Francisco! I don’t have time to browse thru and find out where these items are. Often many of them never tell you. Basi...

03-11-2011 09:26 PM

Sharp Skate III - 1 reply

I would appreciate anybody out there giving me information about the Sharp Skate III. Its a sharpening guide or honing guide, for chisels, plane irons etc. It basically, holds the iron or chisel at a repeatable angle and allows you to move it across a stone sideways. This should let you use all the stone and supposedly makes it more accurate,...

07-18-2010 05:02 PM

Making Your Own Milkpaint - 4 replies

I’ve begun the process of building some various small Shaker Style projects for some customers. Mainly pine. I wanted to use milk paint which I’ve used before, having bought it commercially. But, the stuff costs about $9 a pint or you could say $54 a gallon (2 pints per quart, 4 quarts per gallon). So, I thought that after lookin...

07-01-2010 10:38 PM

African Mahoghany? What To Expect? - 8 replies

Hey, gentlemen and ladies, I’ve got an order for several chairs and the person wants to use Mahoghany. She requested specifically African Mahoghany. Could you give me a heads up on working with this. I’m concerned about any hidden toxic or abnormal dust issues. I’v there are issues that its not stable….that it ̶...

05-21-2010 06:02 PM

New Hardwood Dealer in Branson, MO - 5 replies

Hey! LJ’s in the SW Missouri, Northern Arkansas areas…A new hardwoods dealer just started up. You might want to check his business out. Contact: Paul Pomeroy at UTC Hardwoods, 145 Warehouse Dr, Branson, MO. 65616, Phone (416) 699-5002 or

04-25-2010 05:31 PM

New "mini" planers, Suggestions? - 12 replies

My old (1987) Ryobi AP-10 finally died in a puff of smoke! I wish I could find another one that would last over 20 years with almost daily usage. Anyway, I’ve not looked at the little 10” to 12” planers. I own a PM 20” but often use the small one for quick and thin jobs. Money is not so much of a problem, which baby...

04-25-2010 04:39 PM

Simple Horizontal Boring Machine (doweler) - 1 reply

I have this two spindle, horizontal boring machine which I’m not going to use. I believe its primary job was to make dowel holes for faceframes and butt joint glue ups. The moter is a 1/2 HP and looks and acts almost new. It is a capaciter start moter. The moter mount is adjustable in that you can easily lower the mount to adjust the belt....

03-27-2010 03:36 PM

Printing Original Plans - 6 replies

Hey thanks for ANY information you can supply! I have several original plans for small children’s rocking chairs etc. that I want to make available in plan form. I think I could handle Sketchup or one of the drafting style pieces of software to originate the plans. But, has anyone dealt with actually getting them printed up? I wanted...

03-26-2010 04:18 AM

Horizontal Boring Machine - 5 replies

Hi, thanks for looking. I’m interested in buying a used horizontal boring machine if anyone has a lead on one. If not can anyone give me an idea what is available new at a reasonable price? Thanks!

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