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04-10-2010 05:43 AM

Highland Hardware disappointment - 3 replies

Late last week I ordered a HOCK replacement blade for my #4 Stanley. It arrived yesterday in a USPS envelope. I thought this was a little strange but once opened I found another smaller envelope inside. I opened it to reveal the plane blade wrapped in paper with a nice set of instructions from the manufacturer. Upon examining the blade I noticed...

03-31-2010 06:29 PM

VA students build NASCAR trophy - 2 replies

03-15-2010 07:21 PM

New old drill press - 4 replies

The old wood working machinery slope has become very slippery here as of late. I bid on and won a Powermatic 1150A drill press off ebay. It is going get the full treatment and be put back into service really soon. That is as soon as I get it home. It is currently sitting in San Diego awaiting a trip south for me to go pick it up. It is a ‘...

02-20-2010 07:05 AM

Very nice unexpected surprise - 9 replies

The past few weeks around our household has been very exciting and eventful. On Jan 25th my wife had knee replacement surgery and last night my oldest son was admitted to the hospital with a severe case of ulcerative colitis. So, me being the nice guy that I am I took 3 weeks off work to stay home and take care of her and the kids. Little did I ...

02-13-2010 11:08 PM

Home of 2010 Olympics - 5 replies

Aerial photo of Vancouver.

01-30-2010 06:42 PM

For the older folks 2 - 1 reply

For those who remember Johnny Carson and Dom DeLuise

01-29-2010 07:06 PM

Morning laugh - 10 replies

IDIOT SIGHTINGS When my husband and I arrived at an automobile dealership to pick up our car, we were told the keys had been locked in it. We went to the service department and found a mechanic working feverishly to unlock the driver side door. As I watched from the passenger side, I instinctively tried the door handle and discovered that...

01-23-2010 09:30 PM

Woodshop rental - 2 replies

For those in the Pac NW there is a woodshop that is available for rental time as well as teaching. It would be nice to have something like this so that you would have access to tools that would be needed if you dont currently own them. It is also a good place to learn different toosl and try them out prior to purchase. http://www.portlandtech...

01-10-2010 06:34 AM

Grizzly 1023 - 5 replies

Nice price on what appears to be a nice saw.

12-31-2009 10:50 PM

Awesome IRS auction - 4 replies

For those lumberjocks north of the CA border, primarily in Oregon, IRS auctions is holding an auction for lumber. There are thousands of board feet available at ridiculous prices. Check it out and hopefully someone can make a huge purchase. I wish I were closer and had some room to store it

12-15-2009 03:49 AM

Need vise advice - 8 replies

I want to add another vise to my bench. I currently have a small 6” vise on the face of the bench and have longed for another one with some holding power. The current vise is a Craftsman from about 1950 and it has seen better days. My bench top is laminated MDF with a 1/4” hardboard top and construction grade lumber for the legs and ...

12-08-2009 07:05 PM

Freud Avanti TS blades 60% off - 3 replies

Peachtree is having a sale. Freud Avanti TS and miter saw blades are 60% off. Nice quality blades at a GREAT price.

12-07-2009 08:09 PM

Got wood? - 8 replies

12-03-2009 02:13 AM

Guess who is having a birthday? - 14 replies

ME!!.....Today is my lumberjocks birthday. It has been 1 year since I joined and I have learned so much. I want to give a BIG THANK YOU to Martin for creating the site. I would also like to thank all the other LJ’s for their help and wisdom. Ya’ll have made me a better woodworker and I really appreciate it. Thanks and Merry Christmas...

11-28-2009 04:46 AM

Tool museum - 5 replies

Tool museum located in Michigan. Cool place

11-28-2009 12:11 AM

Stanley #5 planes - 7 replies

I have 2 Stanley #5 planes, one with smooth sole and the other corrugated. Is there any advantage/disadvantage to the corrugated sole? The smooth sole plane was my grandfathers and I plan on keeping and restoring it, the other may be restored and then sold.

11-27-2009 05:04 AM

Lumber yards - 5 replies

I sure some of you have seen this. Its cool and worth a look.

11-26-2009 03:47 PM

Submission limits? - 27 replies

It seems we are being overrun and inundated with projects from new members. A new member will join and then submit every project he/she has ever built within a 2 hr timeframe. This practice, while not being done in a malicious manner, is not giving all members an equal opportunity to have their projects seen and reviewed. I would like to see a l...

11-23-2009 06:23 PM

Klockit....Who has used them? - 11 replies

I placed an online order with Klockit 10 days ago and still havent received it. I was wondering if others here have ordered from them and did you experience any problems or delays in receiving the order? I attempted to call customer service and was placed on terminal hold, 20 minutes and I finally gave up. I have also sent an email and have yet ...

11-22-2009 11:23 PM

PM 66 table saw - 7 replies

Jeld-wen is closing certain locations are are currently auctioning equipment. IRS is handling the auction and it is closing the 30th. Here is an AWESOME deal for anyone withing driving distance to Noglales AZ. Its a Powermatic PM66 with 5hp, 3ph motor currently priced at $69!!

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