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  0 Thread: Help with a strange hand saw.
Post: RE: Help with a strange hand saw.

Thanks for the replies.  You guys are all right.  It was on a local online auction which has a lot of Amish tools etc.  I went and looked at it and it actually looks like it was hand cut years ago.  I...
Router-Jim Woodworking Hand Tools 17 2,363 08-16-2021, 09:46 PM
  0 Thread: Help with a strange hand saw.
Post: Help with a strange hand saw.

I was wondering what this saw was or is used for.  I am old and this is the first of this design that I have ever seen.   Thanks.  Jim
Router-Jim Woodworking Hand Tools 17 2,363 08-16-2021, 09:00 AM
  0 Thread: Garage floor epoxy paint
Post: RE: Garage floor epoxy paint

I've used Rustoleum garage floor epoxy with the added speckles.  I did a thorough job of prep (acid etching and rinse etc)   The floor looked fantastic for the first year.  After that it started to pe...
Router-Jim Home Improvement 8 1,293 03-20-2021, 08:48 AM
  0 Thread: "Celtic Pride"
Post: RE: "Celtic Pride"

One of the nicest pieces I've seen.  Truly a work of art.   Congratulations.
Router-Jim Woodturning 17 7,054 10-31-2019, 07:15 AM
  0 Thread: Been turning some
Post: RE: Been turning some

That is a beautiful turning!  Great job.
Router-Jim Woodturning 18 10,012 08-09-2018, 07:23 AM
  0 Thread: It's finally done
Post: RE: It's finally done

Beautiful piece!  Well done.   :cool:
Router-Jim Woodturning 28 13,996 01-24-2018, 08:31 AM
  0 Thread: Christmas present
Post: RE: Christmas present

Great project.  It turned out beautifully!   :cool:
Router-Jim Woodturning 11 6,501 11-21-2017, 07:32 AM
  0 Thread: anyone ever gone to a Woodcraft class?
Post: RE: anyone ever gone to a Woodcraft class?

I don't have a WC closer than 100 miles from me, but my son who lived in Minnesota did.  Several years ago as a birthday present to him I enrolled each of us in a pen making class.  I thought the clas...
Router-Jim Woodturning 15 8,513 10-08-2017, 07:36 AM
  0 Thread: A fun little project!
Post: RE: A fun little project!

Amazing piece!   Great imagination and execution!  :cool:
Router-Jim Woodturning 14 8,931 05-03-2017, 09:35 PM
  0 Thread: Checker board
Post: RE: Checker board

Thanks for the nice comments. To make the checkers I did a series of glue ups and then turned a "log" cylinder.   I uses a 3/16 beading tool to create the nice roundness to the checkers edge as wel...
Router-Jim Woodturning 17 7,518 01-06-2017, 07:09 AM
  0 Thread: Turning Custom Screwdrivers - Survey
Post: RE: Turning Custom Screwdrivers - Survey

Thank you Arlin.  I think if you're patient the Rockler one does go one sale for $5 occasionally.
Router-Jim Woodturning 61 34,576 01-01-2017, 11:28 PM
  0 Thread: Turning Custom Screwdrivers - Survey
Post: RE: Turning Custom Screwdrivers - Survey

Dave, you should be able to cut the lamination pieces either on the band saw or on the table saw.  If I need two or more the same thickness I might attach them to a carrier board and run them thru the...
Router-Jim Woodturning 61 34,576 01-01-2017, 10:05 PM
  0 Thread: Turning Custom Screwdrivers - Survey
Post: RE: Turning Custom Screwdrivers - Survey

I use the Rockler kits also.   Here are a bunch of mine.  As you can see the possibilities are endless.  Feel free to copy any of my designs. Jim http://images.rockler.com/images/articles/Router...
Router-Jim Woodturning 61 34,576 01-01-2017, 06:39 PM
  0 Thread: This is two projects I have done this week
Post: RE: This is two projects I have done this week

Great job on both the handles and weed pots.  :cool:
Router-Jim Woodturning 23 17,859 01-01-2017, 05:56 PM
  0 Thread: Checker board
Post: RE: Checker board

Thanks everyone for the nice comments.  The checker board was my own design.  The center is ebony and holly (both that I bought from members here) and the outside is African cherry which is actually l...
Router-Jim Woodturning 17 7,518 01-01-2017, 10:10 AM
  0 Thread: Checker board
Post: RE: Checker board

When not in use the checkers store in between the top checkered panel and a bottom removable panel.  Thanks for looking and comments are welcome. Jim http://i131.photobucket.com/albums/p284/rout...
Router-Jim Woodturning 17 7,518 12-31-2016, 05:26 PM
  0 Thread: Checker board
Post: RE: Checker board

What does this have to do with woodturning?  :laugh: I did two different glue ups and turned a light and a dark set of checkers. http://i131.photobucket.com/albums/p284/router-jim/IMG_20161223_1...
Router-Jim Woodturning 17 7,518 12-31-2016, 05:21 PM
  0 Thread: Checker board
Post: Checker board

Here is a checker board that I made my grandson for Christmas: http://i131.photobucket.com/albums/p284/router-jim/IMG_20161223_131509337_zpsph0ocpsr.jpg (http://s131.photobucket.com/user/router-jim...
Router-Jim Woodturning 17 7,518 12-31-2016, 05:19 PM
  0 Thread: Want to build a different kind of birdhouse!?
Post: RE: Want to build a different kind of birdhouse!?

I created some round birdhouses that get visited by wrens each year.  I wrote an article about them here: http://woodworkerszone.com/wiki/index.php?title=Constructing_a_Round_Bird_House (http://woodwo...
Router-Jim Woodworking 8 4,195 07-28-2016, 07:17 AM

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