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02-06-2014 04:39 AM

There are some residual rendenring problems - 0 replies

First problem: I notice is the page navigation numbers are truncated.I did a search and got several pages. While going through the resulting pages, about 6 pages in, only half of the pages navigation numbers were visible as in the following screen capture: Second problem: Notice how it says “5 comments so far” there is nothin...

02-23-2013 06:56 AM

Woodriver handplanes - 4 replies

How do you tell what version is a woodriver handpane?The employee who answered the phone at woodcraft in my area did not know. I have 4 of those and just being curious.

01-31-2012 12:15 AM

Wood Identification - 4 replies

This come from a pallet. I am not sure what species it is. I am suspecting 3 different kind. One of them smell like padauck. Sanded

11-05-2011 07:31 AM

Need opinions about putting a router on my tablesaw. - 29 replies

I am running out of space. I am thinking to get rid of my router table and incorporate a router wing on my table saw. My present router table is 36”x36”. My table saw: I plan on keeping the router fence. I may have to adapt it to the new setup.I am wondering what I would be missing if I did that.

07-16-2011 08:23 AM

Sealing the grain with car putty. - 37 replies

During a recent trip, I saw a finisher use car putty all over a bed he was finishing.2 days later, after it dried, he sanded it, cleaned the dust. a couple of hours later he started spray painting. The final product looked great. The finish was flawlessly smooth. Anyone ever used this method? How does the car putty hold on wood in th...

05-19-2011 09:13 PM

I am of the opinion that all projects should stay even if the owner decides to leave - 74 replies

For the year I have been on this site some people have decided to leave and asked to be removed from the site. Once that is done, all their posting have disapeared as well and many links become dead (favorites). I believe all posting should be left (including my crapy ones if I ever decide to leave). I am not talking of ownership or anythi...

04-12-2011 07:45 AM

I love my push pad - 12 replies

I needed to cut an insert for my dado blade. I stacked 2 pieces of leftover plywood and secure them over the tablesaw with a couple of hold down. Since that’s the first time I use the hold down in that fashion, I decided to push from the top. The thought of just pressing with my hand while raising the dado blade definitely...

03-20-2011 08:51 AM

220V Router - 15 replies

I need a 220V router plunge or fix. I am in the US. Does anyone knows where to get one? Thanks.

03-18-2011 06:39 AM

Microsoft IE9 rendering problems - 2 replies

With IE9 when clicking on l”my umberjocks” nothing happens. When you click on “zoom pictures” in a project, you get the “next, close” top and a small shaded area with nothing in it. In compatibility mode it seems to work fine. I uninstalled ie9, I couldn’t give up LJ.

02-01-2011 08:27 AM

Bandsaw blade - 14 replies

I need to do some cut on my 14” bandsaw that need to come out fairly clean and need almost no sanding. From your experience, what blade should i get? thanks!

01-27-2011 09:22 AM

work bench with built in downdraft table. - 5 replies

I am thinking that it is time to build my own bench. I also need a downdraft table.Due to space limitation I think I should combine both. I have searched but did not find what I am looking for. Maybe I did not search hard enough. Does anyone knows or run accross such a bench? I think the top will be 2 levels. The working surface will be...

01-22-2011 07:30 AM

Flag none wood projects in the projects section - 60 replies

It seems that more and more non woodworking projects and unfinished project and even blog are being posted under projects. Can we have a flag so that we can tag non woodworking projects and unfinished projects so that they can be moved by moderators to the proper place? The project category is getting seriously cluttered.

01-17-2011 08:07 AM

Saving drafts - 7 replies

I think the ability to save several drafts of project that we can edit and post when we are ready will enhance the experience at LJ. Yes we can save into our word processor and post later but staying on LJ is the goal.

01-14-2011 07:50 AM

Organize favorites - 9 replies

Is there a way to organizing my favorited items? I am thinking like creating folders that I could give a name to and then move certain items to those folders. Is there a way to delete a favorited item from my list.If I add somthing by mistake or have already built that project and no longer need the link.

09-25-2010 12:25 AM

Turning a segmneted vase - 7 replies

I am just curious. What happen to the inside of the segmented vase? Does it stay rough or does it get turned too?

06-25-2010 10:40 PM

Proper use of a jointer - 15 replies

I have always thought that the right way to flatten the edge of a board on the jointer is to start from the infeed table and and gradually shift the pressure to the outfeed table.While doing this, one hand is pressing the board to the fence and the other puting pressure on the top down.Of course move the hand position while progressing unless it...

05-27-2010 09:47 PM

round dining table dimensions - 7 replies

Hello, I have been searching for quite a while here and in other places but could not find what I am looking for. I am looking for the dimensions of the base of a round table in proportion to the table top. I found all the information about the height, circomference ratio to people being seated and how far the legs need to support the ...

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