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    Got a sword?

    Sorry Wade. I know that doesnt help.;) I must be reading too much wikipedia lately - it was the first thought I had when I read your title. GORDIAN KNOT
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    A lathe is a good idea Lowell. Harbor Freight...

    A lathe is a good idea Lowell. Harbor Freight sells one for about $300 (less if coupon) plus another $60 for tools. I have one and it's a pretty nice (basic) machine.

    An off the wall idea that I...
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    I have had good luck using rattle can paint over...

    I have had good luck using rattle can paint over 2 coats of dewaxed shellac. The paint lays down smooth and adheres well. I always run a test part using the specific rattlecan and wood first though....
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    Looks great!

    Looks great!
  5. I didnt know about the radial arm saw or his...

    I didnt know about the radial arm saw or his table plans. All I'd seen was old ads where he hawked tablesaw blades for Forrest in magazines from the early 80's.

    Wish I could be of some help to...
  6. Hey, good for you! I kept wondering why someone...

    Hey, good for you! I kept wondering why someone didnt scoop that mortiser up sooner. Glad someone finally did!
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    I like it, including the brass along the top! I...

    I like it, including the brass along the top! I think the "nibs" you cut while shaping the "head" make it look classic too.

    I wonder if you can reduce the scratching of the brass by smoothing the...
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    Im glad you didnt get hurt.

    Im glad you didnt get hurt.
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    John, thanks for the advice about imagining where...

    John, thanks for the advice about imagining where the tip of the knife is. I used that today and it was very helpful!
    Fred
  10. I can only imagine how hard that must be for you...

    I can only imagine how hard that must be for you Dave. It ate at me for days after I saw The Wall, and I wasn't in Vietnam. Thank you and all your brothers and sisters in arms.
    Fred
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    I used the new site today. I found what I needed...

    I used the new site today. I found what I needed quickly and placed an order. Everything went fine.

    I agree with Mr. Pratt: "The whole process took seconds ...... I don't get it. Is there a...
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    Thank you!

    Thank you!
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    Good story Ed. Thanks for passing it on to us!...

    Good story Ed. Thanks for passing it on to us!
    Fred
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    Thanks Edward!

    Thanks Edward!
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    Mark, you're sounding like a bad science fiction...

    Mark, you're sounding like a bad science fiction movie Sir! :) :) :)
    Colossus: The Forbin Project or something.
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    John, Thank you for the advice and pictures....

    John,
    Thank you for the advice and pictures. You're always so kind and helpful to me. My knife profile looks just like what you have posted, but I added about a 5* secondary bevel. It cuts really...
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    Hi Ted. I bought the chip carving knives, Pfeil...

    Hi Ted.
    I bought the chip carving knives, Pfeil #2 and #9. I've got Barton's knife on my list too!
    Fred
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    Frustrations of chip carving

    Please forgive me this rant. But I need a few words of encouragement, because Im ready to throw all of this in the trash - knives, wood and all.

    Ive been at chip carving a couple weeks. I bought...
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    The JET mobile bases work well for me. LINK...

    The JET mobile bases work well for me. LINK The small one handles 600# and costs $89 and the heavier duty one handles 1200# and costs $149. Amazon sells both.

    I have a couple of each and they...
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    Nice work Chief! Kudos to you and the shop for...

    Nice work Chief!
    Kudos to you and the shop for helping him to get this done Malcolm!
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    Good question Scott! I didnt recognize the term...

    Good question Scott! I didnt recognize the term either.
    Looks like a handy tool Bob!
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    Congratulations on your big score! I have that...

    Congratulations on your big score!
    I have that DT saw - I bet you'll like it!
    Fred
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    Glad to see it's coming along Kris. Enjoy!

    Glad to see it's coming along Kris. Enjoy!
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    Like Tom, I am a fan of the Iwasaki Carving...

    Like Tom, I am a fan of the Iwasaki Carving Files. I ordered mine from Woodcraft but there are other sources.
    Fred
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    Nice bench Garth! Welcome to the Creek. Glad...

    Nice bench Garth!
    Welcome to the Creek. Glad you've joined us!
    Fred
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