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  1. FlyingRon

    Virtual Raffle Drawing

    Join NCWW as we stream our annual raffle drawing for 2020. Prizes will be drawn from the smallest retail value to the largest value. You do not have to participate in the meeting to win a prize, we will notify winners via the email address provided when the ticket was purchased. Information on...
  2. FlyingRon

    Letter from a fan

    We received the following letter from Carolyn Remaklus via the admin email box. Good job to all those who worked on the Angel project! Thank you Dear members of NCWoodworker. I am one of the recipients of your angels you gifted to hospital workers. I work at UNC REX Hospital. I look at my...
  3. FlyingRon

    Fun with epoxy

    My neighbor ripped out his kitchen so I spent a few days relocating the junk cabinets into Margy's garden shed. As it didn't come with a countertop, I just got a dozen two by fours, ran them through the jointer and glued them up. While I was poking around Lowe's looking for something to finish...
  4. FlyingRon

    Brief Downtime tonight

    The site will be down briefly tonight (Sunday, July 12) to update the software to the latest release.
  5. FlyingRon

    2020 Board of Directors election now open.

    If you are a corporate member, you are eligible and encouraged to vote in the election. Information on the election and candidates are in this thread in the corporate members' forum: A...
  6. FlyingRon

    Help your local medical personnel: Masks

    Margy was talking to an acquaintance who is involved with pediatric respiratory cases and they are in desperate need of N95 masks. Margy had a half dozen that she bought because we were expecting to be in smoke-laden Australia in February (fortunately the fires were out by the time we got...
  7. FlyingRon

    Site Instability

    I apologize. The forums site outgrew the disk it was living in and unfortunately, I've been halfway around the world in the past few weeks. In attempting to correct the problem, I toasted the system and had to restore it from a backup. The good news, is we now have twice as much disk...
  8. FlyingRon


    Some of you may have noticed postings and even Private Messages from a user named ncwoodworkerr. This was a spammer who managed to get around our basic tests. I'll be remedying that. All of his posts have been removed. Understand that despite his choice of user name, he had nothing to...
  9. FlyingRon

    Rules for the "For Sale / Wanted" forum.

    This forum section is for members to post personal woodworking-related items for sale (or offer to purchase). In order to post here, you must have User or higher status (i.e., not New User). If you don't see the "Post Thread" button, that is why. If you are unclear why you are still in New...
  10. FlyingRon

    Rules for posting here.

    This section is for posting information on items found for sale on other sites (by persons other than those posting).
  11. FlyingRon

    Did you know we have a YouTube channel?

    I know it isn't the easiest to find, but we have a dozen videos up on the NCWW YouTube channel. To make this and our facebook page easier to find, I've added a Social Media link to the main menu.
  12. FlyingRon

    Downloads Restored

    The "downloads" section of the old site has been loaded into the RESOURCES section of this site.
  13. FlyingRon


    If you log into the forum and can't post or do much of anything (other that view the forums), you likely have been detected to have an invalid email address on file. To get out of the state use the "Contact Us" button at the bottom right of the page to send us a note with your corrected email...
  14. FlyingRon

    NCWW Marketplace

    We've rearranged the forum structure to move all the for sale related under a new heading called NCWW Marketplace. In addition to the existing forums, we've added one new one called "Member-Created Works" for you to advertise your wooden creations. Information on the rules for each section is...
  15. FlyingRon

    Spring 2019 Raffle Open

    Buy early, buy often. This post is really a place holder for the list of prizes, coming soon.
  16. FlyingRon

    Site Status Update 3/10

    The following issues have been fixed/addressed: The user promotion scheme is now fixed. Some of you may have noticed your status has been changing back and forth over the past few days. It should be settled down now. If you go to your profile, there is a field called "Next Promotion...
  17. FlyingRon

    Where things are

    I have a few comments so let me explain a few "translation" issues for the new software. The PhotoPost gallery became Media. Private Messages are now called Conversations (but they are in the little envelope up next to your user name). The Articles are now Resources. Speaking of the articles...
  18. FlyingRon

    New Site Up

    If you're reading this, you've made it to the new site. There's still a lot of work to do here, but it is functional for most purposes. The old site is still around if there is some content that the import procedure missed that's must have. The "Articles" section will be moved over...
  19. FlyingRon

    Site upgrade

    I just finished the past precursor to upgrading the site out of the way. Starting early Thursday, the sites will be in transition for as long as it takes me to migrate the data from the old site to the new site. The process to move just the forums will take several hours. Moving the gallery...
  20. FlyingRon

    Site update status: Test site available

    Greetings, I'd like to thank Mike for stepping in and posting the status from the board meeting. I've been heads down trying to figure out this problem for the past two weeks. Let me explain what's going on. We need to update the site. The existing site is running a combination of...

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