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06-16-2008 11:19 PM

Feature request: Pulse "checked" only - 3 replies

Hi Martin. I check only a small portion of the items that come through LJ. But I often like to follow the conversation in the items I check. For me to be able to show only the items I’ve already checked in Pulse would be really helpful. In a way this would be the opposite of the ’”never checked” only’ selectio...

06-08-2008 06:31 AM

Roubo books being translated from French - 1 reply

Christopher Schwarz (aptly named The Schwarz by the Wood Whisperer) is at it again. If you follow Schwarz’s blogs or have read his workbench book you’ve heard of Roubo. Now Schwarz is having Roubo’s books translated and will publish the translations on his blog. The first installment is up on his blog at Lost Art Press. I...

04-02-2008 09:55 PM

Bandsaw box: felt or flock? - 4 replies

Hi LJ’s. I’m finishing up a bandsaw box I intend to be used as a dresser-top box. It has just one large compartment with a lift-off top. I was planning to put felt on the bottom in the inside until I discovered flocking here on this site. I don’t know if I’ve seen flocking up close. Would you flock the bottom or fe...

03-19-2008 09:17 PM

Understanding Western Backsaws article posted on-line - 5 replies

A four-page article by Christopher Schwarz from the soon-to-arrive Woodworking Magazine #9 has been posted on-line here: (I have no association to the magazine other than being a big fan.)

02-27-2008 09:20 PM

Choosing exotic woods - 1 reply

Hi LumberJocks. There’s some good info here at Rainforest Relief about where different tropicals come from and some of the issues associated with their harvest. Some of it’s still under construction. But there’s already a lot of content to be had.

02-05-2008 07:54 AM

Dust collection modifications for band saw? - 4 replies

I’ve got my 14” jet band saw running pretty nice. But for dust collection all it has is the 2” port near the lower trunnion. I’ve got a converter to 4” so I can connect the hose from my DC. But that just doesn’t do much. Has anyone modified these kinds of saws to improve dust collection? I recall seeing...

01-25-2008 01:45 AM

Which review category for band saw blade? - 3 replies

I’d like to post a review of a band saw blade. Should it go into the “bandsaw accessories” group, or “saw blades”? Thanks

12-17-2007 07:46 PM

Kinks in band saw blades? - 1 reply

I’m getting very rough cuts with my band saw. Here’s my setup: Fairly new Jet 14” with the riser kit Three Timberwolf blades: 1/8” HP 14 tpi; 1/4” PC 6 tpi; 3/4” PC 2/3 tpi I own and have read much of Duginske’s Band Saw Handbook I’m pretty sure I have the saw set up reasonably well....

12-17-2007 07:23 PM

Is it just me? - 15 replies

Take a look at the photos in this FWW blog post: Two shots of running table saws, two table saws with uncovered blades. The last photo in particular makes me squirm a bit, the way her weight is leaning forward, she’s pushing down and her hands ...

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