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  1. Junk to Treasure...But I'm not a woodworker, just married to one ;)

    This is my first real posting to LumberJocks although I am sure you all know Zuki my DH. This is not "exactly" a woodworking project but it does contain wood and I had to work with it so …ummm…maybe it'll qualify :) We had a pair of ugly lamps, one was twisted and broken and Zuki decided to...
  2. Arrow of Light Awards

    This is for the Boy Scouts out there. Several yrs. ago I made 12 of these, Arrow of Light Awards for my sons Cub Scout Pack. All Cub Scouts receive one of these when they become Boy Scouts. Well now another Cub Scout Pack has come back and asked for another 8, making 14 just in case! Made from...
  3. Grand Prizes for Running Event

    A few weeks ago I was approached by an ex-coworker of mine who is also in charge of a rather large running event held locally in Howard County, Maryland. He was kind of depressed with the standard awards that were given out at these events and asked me if we could work together to come up with...
  4. Naughty (Knotty) Refined Rustic White Oak & Black Walnut China Hutch, Antler Handles, Antique Glass

    This is my entry in the "A Knot Like No Other" category for the Winter Lumberjock woodworking Competition. Photo 1 Photo 2 Photo 3 Photo 4 Photo 5 Photo 6 Project Story: I have a hard time choosing one knot that is special on this project though. I suppose the story behind the knot...
  5. Gazebo, & Deck. My Summer Awards Entry

    _*I didn't have the time to build anything new for this contest, because of Barb's recent illness. It has interfered with shop time. During her recovery, I'm now the chief cook, & bottle washer. ;) Martin said we could enter something old. How about 25 years old? This project was done in two...
  6. Disc Golf Trophy

    In the first picture, I incorporated the theme "Rock Bottom Open" by placing basket on a small patio brick, surrounding the base of the basket with slag rocks. The second picture is the second and third place trophy for the SNDG Doubles Championship in Pensacola, FL, 2009. It is nearly 13" tall.
  7. Hillcross Snowmobile Race Awards

    I was asked to design and make 39 awards for the annual Hillcross Snowmobile Race which this year was a race up the main hill at the Terry Peak Ski Area just outside of Lead SD. These awards are 6 inches wide and ten inches tall. The base was made out if 1 inch Poplar with a Golden Oak stain...
  8. Off Topic Coffee Lounge
    Hey Lumberjocks. This past week I blogged about my State Fair experience here in Kansas, and I couldn't help but wonder who else in our community has won ribbons, awards, grants, cash, etc. from events and shows this year. So, last night as I was laying in bed thinking about lumberjocks, the...
  9. Site Help and Suggestions
    Here you can discuss anything related to the Winter 2008 Awards.
  10. Power Tools, Hardware and Accessories
    I need some quick info, I have two planes I do in the rehab on. I need to know when you paint them do you prime first like painting cars or do you just lay the paint on the metal? These are record planes so they have to be that certain blue, I have the paint I need to know if I should get...
  11. Designing Woodworking Projects
    I'm building a Belt Display for my Martial Arts / Krav Maga belts. Photos below. I'd like to turn the top into a small safe. I have 2 questions: 1) Wooden background - Suggestions on what wood background to use for the Krav Maga Gate. I was playing with craft bamboo sticks but I'm not sure I...
  12. Off Topic Coffee Lounge
    Hi folks, I've recently submitted one of my photos from Myanmar to the Photo Awards 2011 held by 1x.com photo website. I almost forgot about it but they sent me a reminder about the submission deadline. To my surprise, there will also be 11 People's Choice Awards, decided by a public vote… They...
  13. Blogs
    Announcement It's official! Get building for our current semi-annual Woodworking Awards. This year we are pleased to announce that along with the traditional two categories we will also have a GRAND PRIZE winner, the participant with the most combined points. So, put those shop aprons on...
  14. Blogs
    Ready, Set, Go! It's getting hot again… yes, the first reason is that the summer is coming but the second and the more important one is that our Summer 2007 Woodworking Awards have been announced in our fresh new eMag today. I'd like to thank everybody who participated in our little themes...
  15. Blogs
    Starting from Scratch Today I had my first real shop time since Mothers Day. I finished my wife's box just in time to give it to her, but I still hadn't put any finish on it. So today I started by putting on the first coat of oil/varnish/mineral spirits. Once I did that, I figured I'd start...
  16. Blogs
    Announcement It's time to get busy and creative again… Summer 2008 edition of the LumberJocks Woodworking Awards is here. Feel free to compete in one or both of the following categories: One Man's Junk - … is a LumberJock's treasure! We're testing your creativity on this one. So, put your...
  17. Blogs
    Announcement 10 Chances to win fantastic prizes in the 2009 Summer Awards! It's the awards time again, but this time with a twist! Just one category… LumberJock Garden Bench - Whether you live in an apartment or on a grand estate a garden bench is the perfect place to sit, relax, and savour...
  18. Blogs
    Announcement The LumberJocks Woodworking Awards Winter 2010 is just a month away. This year we are focusing on just one category. The goal is to highlight the creativity of all of our members (regardless of skill level) through the use of materials that are available to all woodworkers. And...
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