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    ken hatch

    Bevels

    Thread Starter: ken hatch

    I asked this question on another thread. What's with the multiple bevels, over the last couple or three weeks I keep seeing mention of primary, secondary, and even tertiary bevels. Most of the time Rob Cosman is also given credit as in "sharpened as Rob Cosman does". Why? Is it a honing guide...

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    A Project for July?

    Thread Starter: steven c newman

    Well....I did have a stack or two of scraps... And a couple of Pine boards sitting around, doing nothing constructive And a couple handy panels of plywood.... That needed a job. Sorted through the Ash scraps....had 11 pieces, tossed out 2...They needed squared up, so they were all about...

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    Derek Cohen

    Marking knives for joinery

    Thread Starter: Derek Cohen

    These are some the knives I have collected over the years and use for laying out joinery. Obviously not all at the same time :) Three popular knives - these ones get a lot of use. From the top down ... Swann-Morton fixed blade, Stanley swivel blade, and a Swann-Morton craft knife which was my...

    Last Post By: Kevin Groenke Today, 2:52 PM Go to last post
    Frederick Skelly

    Do YOU use handscrew clamps?

    Thread Starter: Frederick Skelly

    There's another thread where a guy in europe is buying a bunch of clamps and asked for advice. There's some back and forth about wooden handscrew clamps. (Like these) One man says everybody has some but most people don't use them often. Another man says he uses them for a lot of things. I didnt...

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    William Chain

    Tall Case Oak Clock

    Thread Starter: William Chain

    I've just completed my most complicated project so far - a tall case oak clock based on the plans from Norm Abram and the New Yankee Workshop. From first rough stock into the garage to accurate timepiece in the hall was just about 8 months to the day. The plans I got were very outdated and...

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    James Williams 007

    DeWalt Radial arm saw a good purchase?

    Thread Starter: James Williams 007

    I found this old dewalt radial arm saw at a garage sale but I dont know if its a good buy. It seems to be in good shape it powers up and feels solid but I don't know enough about them to know what might need to be fixed or if its worth the 100 bucks the guys asking. My grandpa had one and I've...

    Last Post By: Frederick Skelly Today, 7:34 PM Go to last post
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