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    But Duck Tape can muffle the sound! jtk

    But Duck Tape can muffle the sound!

    jtk
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    There are some listings of chest hardware on this...

    There are some listings of chest hardware on this Lee Valley page of temptation >...
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    Some nice wood has come from one of my neighbors:...

    Some nice wood has come from one of my neighbors:

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    These are a few of the smaller pieces that were being evaluated for a back saw handle.

    This was serendipitous, while going out to...
  4. They make little wax pockets. jtk

    They make little wax pockets.

    jtk
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    Here are a couple: ...

    Here are a couple:

    https://www.hardwareandtools.com < offers a middle of the road hardware selection.

    https://whitechapel-ltd.com < is a more upscale supplier of classic hardware.

    jtk
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    Nice pair of dividers Bob. For the longest...

    Nice pair of dividers Bob.

    For the longest time my dividers set idle. Then one day they were used to lay out some joinery and for a while it was hard for me to pass up a set.

    Now there are...
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  8. There are a lot more people who know and like...

    There are a lot more people who know and like Winchester branded collectables whereas not very many people have heard of the Keen Kutter brand. Old Stanley round sided Bedrock planes are likely to...
  9. Stanley purchased Union Plane Mfg in ~1920. The...

    Stanley purchased Union Plane Mfg in ~1920. The Union lateral adjuster was a simpler process to make than the typical Stanley tiller style. They may have used these as a way to lower costs when...
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    The disagreement is understandable. When ever...

    The disagreement is understandable. When ever there is a choice, some will pick one and some will pick the other. Then there are the arguments to justify the choices. For me it is easier to make a...
  11. The 90 twist was used by a few manufacturers....

    The 90 twist was used by a few manufacturers. Union & Ohio tools used this:

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    After Stanley purchased Union Plane Mfg it also appeared on some of their second tier planes.

    jtk
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    Okay Bill, How do you keep a fish from smelling?

    Okay Bill, How do you keep a fish from smelling?
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    Taste in what is predominate changes over time....

    Taste in what is predominate changes over time. Maybe some day people will be looking for bright or darker colors in a home.

    A note on electric lights, once heard a real estate professional...
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    Any light color easy to paint over with a single...

    Any light color easy to paint over with a single coat is what neutral color means to many people.

    Hopefully real estate people know what sells. They get paid quick if a property sells quick.
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    Never forget 'curb appeal' many potential buyers...

    Never forget 'curb appeal' many potential buyers are swayed by the outward beauty or lack of it.

    Though there are those buying to flip and they look for just the opposite of curb appeal.

    jtk
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    When doing a write up of my current project my...

    When doing a write up of my current project my use of a shooting board to remedy this problem will be given more coverage.

    As my fret sawing has gotten more reliable gang cutting the waste has...
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    My wife used to wince when a chisel was purchased...

    My wife used to wince when a chisel was purchased if the price was more than $10 or $15. Thanks to Lie-Nielsen for mailing me a catalog with shiny new chisels on display. This was years ago so the...
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    Old saying, "the difference between an amateur...

    Old saying, "the difference between an amateur and a professional is how they handle their mistakes."

    jtk
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    Nice looking set but not really my style. Just...

    Nice looking set but not really my style. Just got a thing for socket chisels.

    jtk
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    Or the last one you want SWMBO to find out about....

    Or the last one you want SWMBO to find out about. :eek:

    jtk
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    Howdy John and welcome to the Creek. ...

    Howdy John and welcome to the Creek.



    Searching > Warranted < on the link Malcom provided found this:



    After you have a few more saws you will find it doesn't matter so much who made the...
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    The saw from Blue Spruce hasn't been released...

    The saw from Blue Spruce hasn't been released yet. It has a nice feature, for me at almost three times the price isn't tempting.

    jtk
  23. Ditto, there are likely more planes with repaired...

    Ditto, there are likely more planes with repaired totes in my shop than with complete original totes.

    As long as the two surfaces have been degreased with some denatured alcohol or lacquer thinner...
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    Yes it does hold much more tension force than any...

    Yes it does hold much more tension force than any of my coping saws. It also gets up to tension much better than any of my old style fret saws. One thing about having a proper tension on the blades...
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    Very good write up of the action. jtk

    Very good write up of the action.

    jtk
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