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04-25-2017 06:18 AM

White blank spot at top of page - 7 replies

Since I had my hard drive replaced, LJ displays a blank white spot about the size of a page above every page I open. It doesn’t happen on any other web site. Any ideas what causes it and how to fix it? Thanks.

12-05-2016 05:39 AM

3000# Lp Gas Explosive power potential - 9 replies

Hello LJs, I am hoping to tap into the tremendous knowledge base we have here on LJ. Does anyone know how to calculate the explosive force of 3000 pounds (750 gallons) of propane? I did find a 20# BBQ tank will level a 3 story house. I am assuming being within 100 yards of a 3000# explosion is probably not a survivable event, but cannot find...

05-02-2016 06:57 AM

Triton TCMPL 2-3/8'' Compact Palm Planer - 3 replies

I just did a search for palm planers and did not find much. Anyone have any opinions or experience? Triton Compact Palm Planer

02-29-2016 11:38 PM

Sadie Hawkins Day today - 13 replies

Watch out LJs. Your shop and freedom are at risk today ;-)

11-23-2015 01:52 AM

Free treadmill - 12 replies

Free treadmill. Lots of wood workers want them for the speed controllable motor. Near Auburn, WA.

11-03-2015 06:00 AM

Are shooting boards a 20th century crutch? - 13 replies

Page 23 ~ HOW TO JOIN MOULDINGS; OR, The Arts of Mitring and Coping. A good mechanic will never plane his mitres, but saw them so accurately that they will fit to a hair when placed together.

10-10-2015 11:15 PM

2015 seasons Woodwright and Roughcut - 7 replies

Good news for WWers in WW. The 2015 seasons of Woodwright and Roughcut are now aring on KTBC 12 Tacoma Seattle.

09-24-2015 06:14 AM

Easy Street - 12 replies

I’m wondering how many LJs have ever been on “Easy Street”? I have been on it a few times and could be again but I’d have to go to Port Angles, WA to get there. How many more “Easy Streets” are there in towns and cities scattered around the world? Goggle doesn’t seem to know, so I doubt there are ...

09-18-2015 10:14 PM

Wood Working Demos and small display at Puyallup Fair - 0 replies

There are some nice carvings, turnings and a small boat in the Expo Hall on the 2nd floor with the art work. They have a few demos too. The lady at the booth said The Puyallup is working towards becoming “the” woodworking show in the NW. That should not be hard to do if we show some interest. All the other shows seem to have pete...

08-09-2015 05:57 AM


At the 23 minute mark in this video, Chad makes a 45 degree dado and parallel dado on the cutting horse top. How are they used?

08-08-2015 07:34 AM

Lost clamp cushions - 29 replies

I finally got tired of looking for the clamp cushions that are always falling off. So, I decided to turn them around. The one on the left is reversed. Now when they try to fall off, the bar blocks their escape ;-)

08-08-2015 12:26 AM

60 years ago today 707 debuts with barrel roll over Lake Washington Gold Cup Races - 7 replies

Aug 7, 1955

07-24-2015 05:43 AM

Retaining Wall Question - 59 replies

I’m wondering if I can tap the collective brain power of LJ to find a definition of the grade differential required to determine when a concrete block fence becomes a retaining wall? Obviously one cannot continue to pile dirt on one side to the top of a 6 foot fence and still call it a fence can they? What is a reasonable grade different...

05-08-2015 06:56 AM

The bridge is out in Russia - 10 replies

This speaks for itself ;-)

12-24-2014 04:38 AM

Good sleep promotes safety in the shop, especially using power tools - 12 replies

Since a good night’s sleep promotes safety in the shop, especially using power tools, I thought this was probably the best place to post this newly discovered tip. Wearing amber sunglasses for 30 minutes to an hour before you go to bed if you are watching TV, on the computer or reading from an electronic device will increase your sleep....

12-22-2014 08:04 AM

Mount Rainier, a preview to the future? Will trees survive? - 281 replies

According to these changes on the mountain , it is getting harder and harder to deny climate change. The warming will have devastating affects on forests. A Canadian forester friend told me last spring about the warmer climate is already causing beetle killed pine issue acceleration.

12-14-2014 05:17 AM

Donate to Toys For Tots - 8 replies

Merry Christmas LJs everywhere! Today my wife and I were shopping for our grand kids Christmas. At the elementary school where she works, 80% of the kids get free lunch. Many of the parents will lose their apartments during the school year and the turn over rate is high, about 30%. Most of our lives, we spilled more on the way to the bank ...

08-11-2014 12:31 AM

Goo Gone discovery for paint removal from finished surface - 9 replies

I had some spray paint on a stained and finished door do to less than perfect masking. The door was stained and finished before we bought the house. It is not a water based finish. The paint had cured for several days. Without any good options to clean up the mess, I tried Goo Gone. Much to my amazement, it took the paint off very well. ...

08-04-2014 03:49 AM

Sealing door - 11 replies

Hi all, I am installing a speak easy in an exterior solid core door. The center looks like some sort of particle material. It is quite porous.I was thinking about all the various ways to seal the hole. I decide to just seal it with a light coat of 2 part epoxy. Any comments negative or positive?

07-25-2014 12:24 AM

Oval wood turning jig - 18 replies

This oval jig looks a little spooky to me. What do you experienced turners think?

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