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11-30-2018 09:04 PM

Just wondering - 4 replies

Hey, Hope that y’all are doing well. I’m in the process of making a doll cradle for my grand daughter. Next, I’ll need to make something to for my 12 yr. old grandson…...y’all know how that is with kids. I found a plan for a computer desk that I had to download. The materials list calls for cherry wood and is what I...

11-30-2018 02:47 PM

An error has occurred - 4 replies

After my sign in has taken place, I click on the logo to gain access to the lunberjocks forum. I keep receiving a message that an error has occurred and it will be reported. Any idea what is happening or is anyone else having the same thing happening?

11-29-2018 01:39 PM

Marking guage - 7 replies

Good morning!!!!! How y’all doing this morning? Pretty chilly here at the moment in NC. Just out of curiosity, what is the big deal out of using a marking gauge? Do they improve your project layout lines or what? Just wondering. Are they more accurate than using a pencil and are those gauges with the fine adjustment wheel on them any bette...

11-25-2018 06:45 PM

Drill Press drum sander - 13 replies

Hey Lumberjocks, hope y’all had a great Thanksgiving. A great time to be grateful for all that we have. Me, I’m very thankful for all you great people on here, who so willingly pass along your knowledge to someone else. A couple of weeks ago I joined and posed a question, along with information about myself as being learning disabled...

11-20-2018 03:17 PM

Wood planes - 7 replies

Hey y’all, Newbie here, want some advise as to what type of plane to start with? Never used one in my life.

11-20-2018 03:08 PM

chisel sharpening? - 11 replies

Hi y’all, I have and will have some chisels and possibly some plane irons to sharpen in the future. I’m lousy at hand sharpening and also a newbie. Therefore, could anyone point me in the direction a an inexpensive sharpener with a guide?

11-19-2018 01:20 PM

Question???? - 3 replies

I have posted a couple of topics and received answers to those questions. However, I would like to reply to a couple of members, but don’t know how. I’ve read everything on here for posting but have not found out where to reply to those individuals. Did I miss something? Thanks, Newbie.

11-19-2018 01:10 AM

Scale drawing to full size - 19 replies

Hey lumberjocks, I am just starting as a newbie in woodworking. I’ve seen a drawing in a magazine for a doll cradle that I’d like to build for my granddaughter. Drawings for the cutouts are shown on 1/2” graph paper. How do I go about making the drawings to full size. I have a severe learning disability in that I have comprehe...

11-11-2018 02:59 PM

Mortise and Tenon - 11 replies

Hi y’all, I’m just starting out and extremely interested in woodworking. With that said, due to a modest pension I try to keep purchases to a minimum, but don’t want to sacrifice quality. On another note, I have a severe learning disability in that I have problems thinking outside the box and have trouble following some written...

11-07-2018 03:31 PM

Scale drawing to full size - 11 replies

Hi y’all. I am wanting to building a project from a magazine. The plans in the magazine are shown to be printed on graph paper with each square 1/2”. How do I make a drawing in full scale? I have a serious learning disability in that I have trouble with some written directions. Therefore, If you could make your directions as simple a...

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