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05-01-2010 05:47 AM

Wood "Bones" - 2 replies

Check this out…. Ultimate cool and techie from trees.

08-23-2009 04:28 PM

Bored Sheep Herders - 4 replies These guy are great, nuts and have some extra time worth a look.

08-18-2009 05:30 AM

Morris Chair - 5 replies

I have seen Morris Chairs with the side rails the same height as the front and lower than the front.Not sure which I like best. Have seen them with round rails, square rails and side panels, I like the panel idea. Curved arms, straight arms, or a tapered arm. I like the tapered, it is flat about 6 inches back from the front then angles dow...

08-07-2009 12:02 AM

Poplar - 18 replies

How many LJ’s like Poplar? How about for furniture? Just got a lot of it free. Different sizes and widths. Adding it up I could build a Morris Chair out of the Poplar. Built a toolbox out of it. Was kind of practice on mitering, dovetails and all. It has held up well for two years. I stained the box but may just oil the Chai...

08-01-2009 05:11 AM

Yard Sale Router - 2 replies

Yesterday I passed a yard sale there was a router table. I got him down to $7.50 for a benchtop craftsman router table with router fence and adapter. And 1 straight bit. He said he didn’t know if it worked anymore. Plugged it in and the router hums and has a light also. It is not “THE” table or the best router. It i...

07-04-2009 01:13 PM

Nice Source of Info - 2 replies LOTS of information old documents and links also Also a lot of woodworking books from times past

07-01-2009 03:52 AM

I Year - 7 replies

Well I have been here on LJ’s 1 year now. Need to get more things done and posted. Work and a wedding, (Mine) and tearing apart an old piano, (for the wood of course) Now I have to rip up carpet and lay down 400 sq ft of Hawiian Koa wood flooring. 4 Knives to make handles for. Starting the first as a gift this weekend. Some Zebraw...

05-28-2009 12:37 AM

Tool Clearance - 5 replies

Okay say what you want about Harbor Freight Tools but I just scored a Prazi Chestmate Dovetail Jig. On clearance for $14.86. The link below is the current price at Sears.

01-06-2009 02:03 AM

Drill Press Mortising - 9 replies

I just picked up an American Machine and Tool Co. Drill Press Mortise Jig for $10.00 on Ebay. I do not plan on doing a lot of mortise and tenons. The first I did was by hand wth drill and saw. Anyone have any luck with attachments for mortising. I looked at the Grizzly and it looked plastic. The Delta was pricey and kinda cheap looking als...

12-28-2008 02:22 PM

Japan Woodworker - 2 replies

I just ordered a few things from Japan Woodworker and we shall see how everything goes. They have a huge selection of tools from traditional japanese tools to western. From inexpensive to way outta my price range.

12-06-2008 12:32 AM

LJ = Obsession - 4 replies

I was thinking, maybe this goes nowhere but here goes…. 1) Hi my name is and it has been three hours since my table saw was turned off 2) Hi my name is and it has been 2 days since I threw that perfect plane shave away.

09-26-2008 11:38 AM

Upright Piano - 3 replies

Have an old Royal Upright Piano, it cannot be tuned and repairs are way too much. I do not even play piano. As for antique value the bench is worth more. It is in good shape I am keeping the bench. Some of the trim boards are vaneered, the main parts of the case appear to be solid, stained pieces. I know the wires are under a lot of tensio...

09-17-2008 04:16 AM

Free Wood But..... - 5 replies

Just got power back tonight after it went out Sunday afternoon. Ike reached Ohio. 75 MPH winds trees and power lines don’t play well together. Had a Maple land in the back yard took out the fence, thinking okay no real damage I can cut up the wood waste none. Well the maple was a tall tree blocked by another, not really my tree so never...

07-29-2008 01:48 AM

Japanese Marking Knife - 6 replies

Ordered this knife from it was 17 dollars + shipping. Ordered Friday the 25 it got here today from Brooklyn NY. The pics do not do justice on how sharp the edge is. It is like a mini Samurai Sword. High Carbon Steel. Has a nice shape and feel. Good response from the company.

07-19-2008 02:51 AM

Old Tools (antiques) - 15 replies

I just picked up a bevel guage today for 10 bucks. Good solid walnut brass ends with angled brass between the bottom 2 parts to stop the blade. I got a 20 inch wooden plane for 25 bucks the other day. There is also an antique store across the river in Ky that has a large selection of planes for 40 and under. Most made a few old scottish, a...

07-01-2008 03:37 AM

Getting Started - 2 replies

One of my first by hand a bookholder. Doing it’s job Then A bit of carving on a new one The background wood tray is a coffee tray with cork I need to get some pics.

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