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05-26-2015 04:17 AM


Hello, I needed lots of 2 sided tape, but it is very expensive. So I sacrificed 2 tape guns to make this. It puts two 1 inch rolls of tape together, so you can tape off and then stick your paper or plastic to the tape. I shared this with companies some years ago, they say its an old idea. So, have a look, and make your self on.

05-05-2015 02:44 AM


I have found 24 square feet of rare Honduras Mahogany. It is 1 1/4” thick by 3’ x 8’. My estimate takes into account the unusable portion in the middle of the board. If you are looking for a usable stable amount of this wood for high end casework and carving, here you go. I would like the get $100 for this. Contact me at: ...

04-22-2014 04:49 AM

Chisel Sharpening Fast Easy and Cheap With Tools You Have - 20 replies

I have all manner of whetstones, diamond plates, strops, chisel jigs, etc. Sure, after many years I now know how to get an egde to shave with. But it takes so damn long to sharpen my chisels and plane irons. I would like to buy one of those platter sharpeners by Veritas, but at $450, I don’t think so. So I found one of those drill sand...

09-26-2013 02:28 AM

New Sanding Sponges and Flex Pads $20/ 100 - 0 replies

There is a charity I patronize called Operation Share in Winnipeg that sells donated materials on Kijiji. I have bought a lot of stuff from them including French Doors and gloves. They have a good selection of quality sanding sponges and 5” x 7” flex sanding sheets 1/4” thick. Grits are available from 60 – 280. At $20...

08-11-2013 07:43 AM

Green Ash and Burr Oak for sale & Sawyer Service - 8 replies

This posting appeared a few years ago. Anyway, some time ago I and some other Winnipeg jocks were lamenting the stiff prices of project wood. Well I have done something about it. That is, I bought a wood band sawmill and I have some lumber for sale again. Custom cutting is $55 per hour for Lumberjacks members. Ash and Birch is $1.75 per BF. ...

07-08-2013 06:34 PM

Antique Table Saw, Jointer Combo - 6 replies

I just bought an old table saw and jointer combo. The saw is a 10” with the words “ALLATT and Toronto” in the casting. There is also a sticker on the saw that reads “Milgrom Electric”. The jointer is 4” with a barely legible “Mastercraft” sticker on it. The combo has a huge 3/4 horse electric m...

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