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Lotta Lumber Score

Lotta Lumber Score

A lotta lumber score! We were able to pick up approximately 275 board feet of local Maple recently at a price that was too hard to resist. There are 20 pieces of 2-by in widths of 10 to 12 inches. Perfect for a slew of woodworking projects we have coming on the horizon. The wood […]

How To Make A Longworth Chuck

How To Make A Longworth Chuck

Need an easy way to finish the bottom of your woodturnings? Tired of continually screwing in and unscrewing the screws of your Cole jaws? Hate having to heat the glue gun up again? If so, then you need to make a Longworth chuck! The Longworth chuck was developed in the late 1980’s by Leslie Douglas […]

A Well Needed Bandsaw Upgrade

A Well Needed Bandsaw Upgrade

I finally had enough and took the time yesterday to do a much needed bandsaw upgrade. Every time that I changed a blade I would curse (just a little!) when I had to release and re-tension the blade. For some unknown reason older (and perhaps newer) bandsaws have this short rod on the tension wheel […]