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11-21-2017 01:29 PM

Time - 6 replies

Just having my normal morning LumberJock look around and it suddenly dawned on me; that I have now been a member here for ten years. Seems like only yesterday that I was so excited to find a new group to share my woodworking experiences with. Time really does just slip right by us sometimes. So here is to all the LumberJocks out there, happy...

04-28-2016 01:12 PM

Obituary - 7 replies

I am very sad to announce the passing of a good old friend and well known woodturner. Many of you here would know Bob Hamilton from his very informative turning videos on U-Tube. The turning community will miss this man for sure. Fortunately for us, he will live on in his videos. http://forest.denningfuneralhomes.com/tribute/details/3687/Robe...

12-03-2015 12:05 AM

upload - 8 replies

been trying to upload a new project all day. the site keeps quitting on me. Oops! Application error occurred while processing this page. Email has been sent to us with the error report. We will try to resolve it as soon as possible. We apologize for the inconvenience. This site has been going down hill the last few months…..not su...

12-21-2010 01:07 PM

Thickness sander..on the cheap ! - 7 replies

After recently taking up segmented turning, I soon found that the use of a thickness sander sure would be helpful. Of course, this is one machine I do not own; and with the price tags I have seen it may be some time before I do. Of course, a thickness sander is of great value in segmented turning, there is always more than “one way to skin...

01-24-2010 06:31 PM

Shellawax Cream - 5 replies

Looking for reviews and or comments on the Shellawax cream or liquids products. For that matter…...... I would be interested in any fast curing finish that can be used in wood turning. I am fairly new to turning, and I have used mostly wipe-on products, but I am looking for something that is a lot faster. This shellawax from Australia s...

01-20-2009 01:02 PM

Project Picture Display - 4 replies

I see Martin has made some changes to the picture display in our projects. Much nicer to work with, and easier to navigate…..... “A Tip of the Hat” to you Martin, nice touch !

11-29-2008 07:48 PM

missed it. - 11 replies

Hey, I just had a look at myself, and see I am now at 471 days here at LumberJocks… I missed the 365 day bash !.. Maybe next anniversary :-)

10-08-2008 06:58 PM

Ever have one of does days? - 10 replies

Some days we should just stay out of the shop. Today I was starting a new toy project. I have been looking at the plans now for a few days. First part to build was the base, as everything else is built to fit the base. The first piece of wood I cut a full inch short. I just don’t know how this happened. I thought I had measured correct...

08-01-2008 01:02 PM

Troubles - 8 replies

Is any one else having trouble getting into the Summer Awards? I kind of wanted to cast my vote today (Aug 1,2008) but I get an error message when clicking on the awards page. Can’t even view the entries…...??? This seems to be just the awards page, the rest of the site is still working fine.

06-23-2008 01:35 PM

Warning - 117 replies

This happened to a friend, whose name I will not use. Be careful and prepared. Watch out for this scam. Be careful!! Friends beware, this could happen to you! I understand that this happens at Lowe’s, too, so don’t desert Home Depot just yet. A ‘heads up’ for those men who may be regular Home Depot customers. Thi...

05-28-2008 02:04 PM

Ti's the Season. - 2 replies

Well, the winter has seen the end. The shop tools have been put away for the most part. Saw tables have been oiled up…......... Spring brings out a different set of tools for me ! Yes friends, It’s GOLF SEASON ! Time for me to move on to the other love of my life. I will be checking in on my new found friends here at LJ, but for ...

04-24-2008 12:39 PM

Wood you believe - 12 replies

I had an email sent to me this morning from a friend. Attached was a number of pictures that any wood worker would be interested in. I have no idea of the origin of these pictures, but thought I would share them with the LumberJock community. Seems to me that this guy must have sawdust in his veins: Enjoy! Clickable thumbnails

02-04-2008 03:24 AM

router bits - 38 replies

As a new guy getting into routers… Just wondering what the general consensus from the LJ community would be on router bits? Quality vs. expense? Mostly interested in the smaller getting started type bits….. Maybe sets? Thanks guys

01-27-2008 06:11 AM

Triton Router - 17 replies

I have and old craftsman router that was my Dad’s and I have been looking at updating to a new one. I have not done too much router work, and will probably won’t be getting into any raised panel stuff or anything like that. I do like the idea of templates and maybe some of the joinery I see done with routers. The only other use would...

11-26-2007 02:21 PM

Cribbage Board - 6 replies

In the past I have made a couple of cribbage boards, but after joining this site I see I am just a novice at this. Man some of you do great work. ..... anyway. After looking at some of the projects, cribbage boards, you have giving me some ideas on the subject. Question? Does anyone know of or use a template for drilling?, or is one worth it?,...


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