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05-13-2009 01:11 PM

Powermatic/Jet Sale at Woodcraft - 1 reply

I’m sure many LJs received the same notice, but if anyone is considering purchasing a Powermatic or Jet tool in the near future, now might be the time to do that…I received an email notice from Woodcraft yesterday… 20% off for Powermatic and Jet tools/accessories on May 15 & 16 only… Woodcraft Sale

11-05-2008 07:16 AM

Harvesting Tree Trunks - 5 replies

I have a question for any LJs who have experience in harvesting trees. I have the opportunity to cut a few black walnut trees. The landowner wants them cut down whether I do it or not. Unfortunately they’re not too big so I won’t get a huge amount of lumber, except perhaps for the largest among them. However, it’s growing a...

07-26-2008 03:34 AM

Purchasing a full size lathe - 4 replies

I currently have a Jet mini variable speed lathe that I use mostly for pen turning and other small items. I really like this lathe for small stuff but when I try to turn something 4-5” or more in diamenter there doesn’t seem to be much torque there. In addition to my Jet mini, I’ve accumulated a Oneway talon chuck, several so...

05-10-2008 05:26 AM

Hand-cut Double Dovetails - 9 replies

In searching I see several hits on some incredible projects using double-double dovetail joinery, from Odie and a few others. I was wondering if any LJs have experience with hand cut double dovetail joinery. I’ve recently gotten the nerve up to try a keepsake box using hand-cut double dovetails. Since starting back into woodwor...

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