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10-09-2020 01:17 AM

How to Fumigate Wood? - 7 replies

All, A few years ago I cut a few “cookies” out of a big Laurel Oak trunk which have been drying outside since. Before I start any project with these cookies, I want to fumigate them to make sure there’s no insects or pests inside them. I don’t have the budget to take them to a kiln or a professional place for this purp...

05-20-2018 05:27 PM

Selling Lumber by Weight instead of Board Foot - 16 replies

All, How common is it to buy and sell lumber by weight instead of board foot? I came across a local craigslist ad and the guy says he has about 1000 pounds of walnut lumber. He claims it is about 300 BF but he will sell it by weight. In my mind weight is dictated by several things, moisture content being the biggest factor. How do you guys...

04-25-2017 11:14 PM

Delta Table For Sale in St. Pete / Tampa Bay Area - 2 replies

While perusing through craigslist I came upon the following post. Thought of posting it here if someone is interested in Tampa Bay / St. Pete Area. Disclaimer, this is not my saw or my posting.

04-12-2017 10:55 PM

Free Pecan Trunk - Hillsborough County FL - 0 replies

My craigslist app notified me of the following post. Thought of posting here if someone is interested. If someone goes out there and doesn’t mind sharing, I would like to get a couple cookies. Thanks!

02-02-2017 04:38 AM

Where To Buy Safety Toggle Switch For Cheap? - 12 replies

I need to replace the power switch on my benchtop jointer. The original switch was like the one in this picture. The red plastic part of it broke during a move and I need to fix it to sell the jointer. I have looked online (ebay, Amazon, Grizzley) and the cheapest would cost me around $13 (including shipping) which I think is pretty high ...

12-08-2016 05:12 PM

Need help in Estimating BF Amount of Lumber - 6 replies

I would like to get in touch with some lumber experts to help me estimate board feet of lumber from some pictures I have. I would like to do it over PM instead of posting here. I would highly appreciate any help. Thanks!

10-26-2016 04:19 PM

Anyone interested in some Free Pecan Wood around Tampa Bay Area (Pinellas County)? - 4 replies

I regularly scan craigslist for free wood listings and recently came upon one for Pecan Wood logs from a freshly cut Pecan tree. I made arrangements to go check it out and really liked the wood. Brought my chainsaw over the weekend and there were still three considerable size logs left. So I started cutting discs with my chainsaw but the damn th...

02-25-2016 04:42 AM

Lumber Shops / Mills in or around Tampa Bay Area? - 6 replies

I recently moved to Tampa Bay area and I am looking for saw mills to buy rough sawn lumber from. I checked out two places here, Craftsmen Supply and Inter City Lumber, but overall their prices looked pretty high to me. For example, rough sawn walnut is $9 per BF which I think is pretty steep compared to the prices I was more accustomed with in t...

11-16-2015 11:46 PM

Band Saw Table Replacement - 3 replies

I came across a Grizzly G1019 band saw for sale locally but it is missing the table. Other than that, it looks to be in good condition and the seller told me that it runs. The asking price is $100. The problem is this band saw has been discontinued and the replacement table is also not available from Grizzly; I checked their website and also tal...

04-01-2015 07:13 PM

Price of Rough Sawn Air Dried Ash in Tampa Bay Area? - 2 replies

All, Can someone please provide me a rough idea of the going rate ($ per bf) for rough sawn air dried Ash around Tampa Bay Area? Thanks!

10-15-2014 03:40 AM

Need Help In Designing This NightStand and Dresser - 5 replies

Hello All, I would like to build a pair of nightstands and dresser along the lines of: What I don’t understand is how to achieve the thick face frame look. Is it just a simple cabinet made out of (say 3/4” wood) and then a thick face frame (say about 2” wide) applied to it and then you add the drawers and ...

10-02-2014 01:03 AM

Got a Chunk of Tree Stump...What Do I Do Now? - 13 replies

So, I was at the city recycling facility today to dump some yard waste when my eye caught this piece of tree stump and I brought it home: It measures 17” wide at the widest point and also about 17” tall at the tallest point. I would like to turn it into a few live edge side tables and all I know right now is that it needs ...

09-29-2014 03:18 PM

Sources of Good Quality Douglas Fir? - 12 replies

I have been fascinated by the TV stand project in Wood Magazine of March 2014 that they made out of Douglas Fir. I really like how it turned out. The clean straight lines of Doug Fir make it look really modern. Now being impressed by this project, I want try Doug Fir to build a table. I bought three 2×12 x 10’ boards form Home Depo...

08-03-2014 06:07 PM

Used Jet 6" Open Stand Jointer for $325? - 4 replies

I was browsing craigslist and came upon a used Jet 6” (JJ-60s) open stand jointer for $325. The owner says it was used very lightly over its life. Is $325 a good price if it doesn’t have any rust? Thanks!

08-01-2014 02:58 PM

Is this a good deal on 12 inch blade? - 7 replies

Just came across this through Is this a good blade to use in a miter saw?

07-19-2014 05:47 PM

How to Clean Rust On A Table Saw Blade? - 5 replies

I have managed to get some surface rust accumulate on my Forest WWII blade; thanks to the snowy and humid Midwest climate. The question is, how should I clean the rust without damaging the carbide teeth? Is evaporust the right choice? Thanks!

12-20-2013 04:23 PM

DeWalt OR Bosch Router Decision - 21 replies

I need a new router. Been looking online for quite sometime. Found the following deal on Amazon for a DeWalt DW618PK for $146.99. Although I have been wanting to get a Bosch 1617EVSPK because the newer model has above the table height adjustment. The Bosch is selling for 199.99 on amazon. This is a $50 price difference. The DeWalt one seems ...

09-30-2013 08:03 PM

Rockwell Model 10 Band Saw? - 3 replies

All, I just came across a Rockwell Model 10 band saw on local craigslist. The seller is asking for $75 for this. It would be better than what I have right now, a Ryobi bench top model. Any ideas/opinions on this saw? If I go to check it out, what should I be looking for? Thanks!

08-19-2013 01:19 AM

Looking for Harbor Freight Miter Saw Review... - 5 replies

A few months ago, one of the LJ members posted a review of Harbor Freight 12” miter saw where they mentioned that they had to open up the motor arbor and modify some washers to get the blade to cut accurate 90 deg cuts. I thought I had added it to my favorites but I was wrong. Can someone please point me to that review? Thanks!

07-28-2013 05:40 PM

How to use a thickness planer? - 8 replies

All, I recently bought a used delta brand thickness planer. I have never used a planer before and need some how-to and tutorials on the basic and advanced use of a planer. I googled “how to use a thickness planer” but couldn’t find any useful links. If you guys can point me to some tutorials, I would really appreciate. ...

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