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    Patrick Walsh

    Vintage Martin T75 restoration

    Thread Starter: Patrick Walsh

    So I have a opportunity to purchase the above machine for a fair deal from my employer. I am aware of the phenolic guides being pop riveted I the the sliding table along with not availible for replacement. So my question is as follows to those in the know with regard to the phenolic ways....

    Last Post By: David Kumm Today, 1:23 PM Go to last post
    phil harold

    Clear Vue Cyclone...

    Thread Starter: phil harold

    Got Bashed in Wood Magazine march2014 page 74 After they tested it they stated it returned 20 times more dust than the oneida tested a year ago Clear Vue returned more dust to particles then five single stage collectors tested last year Ouch Was there test wrong? or All the hype on...

    Last Post By: Steve Rozmiarek Today, 1:18 PM Go to last post
    david charlesworth

    There's nothing wrong with A2

    Thread Starter: david charlesworth

    I frequently hear that A2 is difficult to sharpen with a wire edge which hangs on. My sharpening method is very simple. Get a small wire edge at 30 or 33 degrees . An Eclipse honing guide is used, with an 800 grit man made Waterstone. The angle is then raised by about 2-3 degrees Now 4...

    Last Post By: Jim Koepke Today, 12:48 PM Go to last post
    Steven Mikes

    Do you wear an apron while working?

    Thread Starter: Steven Mikes

    Wondering if its worth getting one. Seems like it could keep some dust off the clothes, but that usually brushes off quite readily. The pockets might be helpful just for holding small things like marking knife, pencil, small ruler, square, etc. There must be a reason why traditional woodworkers...

    Last Post By: steven c newman Today, 12:52 PM Go to last post
    Bryce Walter

    Chisel sharpening - difficulties

    Thread Starter: Bryce Walter

    I'm a novice and am looking for insight into what I'm doing wrong. I'm using the Veritas Mk II sharpening jig. After flattening the back, I'm setting a 25 degree bevel first on the 300 and then 1000 stone. When I go to do the micro-bevel it's clear that something is not straight based on the...

    Last Post By: Jim Koepke Today, 12:58 PM Go to last post
    Dave Rosner

    Big table....big boards...

    Thread Starter: Dave Rosner

    Hi all - Im building a 112 x 44 walnut dining table with 10/4 boards for the top. Im having a heck of a time running the 7-11 boards through my 8 jointer an 12 planner. Im using the method of partially flattening 8 of the face and then running through my planner using a base that supports...

    Last Post By: Mark Bolton Today, 10:52 AM Go to last post