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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....

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    Matt Lau

    What planes do you regret buying?

    Thread Starter: Matt Lau

    With the Lee Valley Cyber Monday sale coming, I can feel my willpower weakening. I'm leery of buying stuff that I don't need. What tools have you regretted buying? Please talk me out of buying more planes.

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    John K Jordan

    Hawk and chicken

    Thread Starter: John K Jordan

    One of my favorite chickens was attacked by a red-tailed hawk today. I heard the commotion and ran up the hill and chased the hawk away. At first examination it looked like one eye was missing but I think it's OK under an abraded eyelid. There were two places on the chest where skin was...

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    Tom Bender

    Handplane vs Lunchbox

    Thread Starter: Tom Bender

    A hand plane makes a better surface than a planer because it makes one long straight cut vs many short curved cuts. But a planer impacts the wood. Does blade speed also make a difference? This may sound like a power tool question but I've brought it to the Neandercult because here we think a...

    Last Post By: steven c newman Today, 3:28 PM Go to last post
    johnny means

    Lubrication for wood drilling?

    Thread Starter: johnny means

    So this needs to happen a couple of hundred times. 3/4" bradpoint into endgrain 6" deep. Obviously, friction is my enemy. What options do I have for lubrication/cooling that won't screw with my finishing?

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    steven c newman

    Use for a plank?

    Thread Starter: steven c newman

    Taking a little vacation after the last project. Had a "Must-do-by.." project next week...once other items arrive...have to build a box for them to nest in. Will have 1 week to get that done, and shipped on to the next person in the chain....( may even show a few photos, when done?) Once that...

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