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    Dan Kraakenes

    Veritas LA/BU planes or Custom planes?

    Thread Starter: Dan Kraakenes

    Im considering upgrading my single plane to more dedicated 4,5,7 planes. Im currently used to a #4, but I have to large hands for it, so was first thinking of upgrading to a 4 1/2. But.. then again I am wondering if I should go for the Low Angle / Bevel up planes or the "Custom" Veritas...

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    Jon Steffen

    MDF or Baltic Birch torsion box top?

    Thread Starter: Jon Steffen

    I'm building a 4x8 torsion box top for my assembly table. I'm going to be drilling 20mm holes with a Parf Mark 2 system. The inside grid will be baltic birch. Should I make the top and bottom out of mdf for super flatness, or should I go with Baltic Birch that's lighter, less noxious...

    Last Post By: Jon Steffen Yesterday, 10:55 AM 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...

    Last Post By: Jeff Bartley Yesterday, 2:35 PM Go to last post
    Phillip Mitchell

    Pocket hole jig recommendations for production trim

    Thread Starter: Phillip Mitchell

    I have a portion of a job coming up in the next handful of weeks where Iím planning to preassemble about 30 windows (+ dozens of doors) worth of casing trim and am considering pocket screws on the back side of the casing where the leg and head / bottom casing joint comes together. This trim will...

    Last Post By: Jared Sankovich Yesterday, 9:37 AM Go to last post
    Rich Riddle

    Vintage Cars

    Thread Starter: Rich Riddle

    The wife's 1956 Ford Thunderbird will be delivered next week from the body shop (since January 2019). When it arrives, the wife's 1965 Mustang heads down to be restored (going from blue to white). She won't restore her old 1991 Ford F150 though. She might look for a 1960's vintage Camaro soon. What...

    Last Post By: Jim Matthews Today, 7:15 AM Go to last post
    ken hatch

    More on Unicorn Profile

    Thread Starter: ken hatch

    I'm still crippling around on a bad wheel so not much is happening in the shop even sharpening is too much some days. There have been a few days where whisky and a elevated foot was all I could do. On one of the good days I did install a stitched cotton wheel on the grinder and have taken a...

    Last Post By: Derek Cohen Today, 6:47 AM Go to last post