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05-28-2018 09:25 PM

My most recent pondering... - 27 replies

Debbie or Cricket? Cricket or Debbie? I’ve been thinking about the Lumberjocks site and trying to understand why it’s changed so much. It all boils down to the sheriff in town. The site was a lot more interesting and exciting when Debbie was sheriff. I have to admit some of the posts got a little out of control but Debbie always seem...

05-15-2018 11:52 PM

What a boring, monotonous, repetitive, unimaginative site... - 9 replies

Here’s the reasons. Add more if I’ve left any out.Guys talking about wood.The same guys over and over talking about wood.Guys talking about alder.Guys asking what saw, jointer etc to buy.Guys not researching answers to the same questions that get asked over and over.The same guys answering the same questions with the same answers.Guy...

03-11-2018 06:27 PM

Pretty funny... - 2 replies

I need to start this thread by telling you all that I’m probably the most apolitical person on this site. I have no interest in nor have I been involved in politics. I truly believe that what happens in the American political process we have absolutely no control over. Powers beyond us control that process and we have little to say. I acce...

03-10-2018 08:31 PM

Strangest food (besides wood) that you've ever eaten... - 21 replies

One night back in 1970 while stationed in the Philippines and very drunk I ate balut. I did it on a dare and even won some money. I can’t imagine doing it today. Anybody that’s ever been stationed in the P.I. knows what balut is. There are pictures of it online if you’re interested. My first taste of duck…A lot of us are ...

03-08-2018 03:54 AM

How to welcome new members... - 16 replies

In the last month over 6,000 woodworkers have joined. How do we know who these new members are so that we can give them a warm LJ welcome? I know that A1Jim used to welcome every new member to the site. How did you track them Jim? I think everyone should get a welcome and a big hug.Cricket, is there anyway to spot these new woodworkers? How did ...

03-04-2018 04:37 AM

Online Banking - 16 replies

Which of these banking applications do you use the most on your smartphone?1. Deposit checks.2. Send money via text or email.3. Transfer funds between accounts.The above are the ones I use most frequently. I love online banking and would like to know how you guys use it.

02-28-2018 10:54 PM

Need some help - 1 reply

How many folks own this saw? How many folks struggle with the fence? Has anyone replaced the fence with an after market? If so, what brand?

02-28-2018 07:05 PM

Healthcare In America - 58 replies

Healthcare in America. Are you for or against the government helping out? Now, before you answer I’d like you to put yourself in the shoes of a person who does not have healthcare. There are several reasons a person could be without healthcare. Their employer doesn’t offer it. They are self-employed. Or, they are unemployed. Although...

02-27-2018 09:13 PM

Mechanical pencils - 50 replies

After reading the thread talking about pencil sharpeners I started thinking about mechanical pencils and the benefit that they never need to be sharpened. The point is always the point. Never sharper nor never dull. I’ve used mechanical pencils ever since I started woodworking. How many of you folks go mechanical over standard lead pencil?...

02-18-2018 11:45 PM

What kind of wood is this? - 14 replies

02-18-2018 06:56 AM

Canuck Companies - 11 replies

A lot of our woodworking tools come from Canada. Let’s name as many as we can.GrizzlyJessem DowelmaxLee Valley

02-03-2018 01:44 AM

We're edging up to 249,000 - 172 replies

Of the advertised 243,000 woodworkers I wonder how many are active? There’s never more than 30 or 40 active at any given time.

09-18-2017 07:21 PM

Milling wood - 11 replies

I have read about the term “FEE” when referring to milling lumber prior to building a project. “FEE” stands for face, edge, end. Can someone tell me how that works and the equipment required? Please only respond if you have actually used the “FEE” approach to milling.

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