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  1. 40í Japanese maple in South Orange NJ needs removed, anyone out that way?

    Good friend in South Orange NJ has two 40í Japanese Maples that need to go. I donít know a sawyer on that side of the world, thought maybe someone here would know someone whoís interested in removing...
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    Donít mean to hijack but can anyone point me...

    Donít mean to hijack but can anyone point me towards an article on sharpening a right handed hatchet? I might be using it wrong but it is really fighting me.

    I did search for info but struck out
  3. Iím not an expert but I do end up planing small...

    Iím not an expert but I do end up planing small stuff like that often. I think the best would be if you had a #4 or similar with an enlarged mouth and scrub iron for hogging off a lot at first, and...
  4. Never done that one and Iím no expert but Iíve...

    Never done that one and Iím no expert but Iíve had to clean up some gouges that were pitted badly on the inside. I found deep sockets from the garage with outer diameters that matched the inside...
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    Sorry, I thought the process of drawing the...

    Sorry, I thought the process of drawing the temper to that of a handsaw was called annealing. Iím gonna see how it goes
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    Has anyone tried annealing a rasp? Just a thought

    Has anyone tried annealing a rasp? Just a thought
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    Can you characterize the difference youíve felt...

    Can you characterize the difference youíve felt between skewed and straight? I wonder why not skewed face float?

    Thanks for responding, I hadnít ever seen those although Iíve looked at the philly...
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    Why not skewed teeth on a float?

    Thereís usually a good reason when something has been in practice for centuries, but it occurred to ask.

    Besides the cutting advantage, it occurred that a skew in the appropriate direction might...
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    Any VOM measures resistance just like a MM, or at...

    Any VOM measures resistance just like a MM, or at least thatís what Iíve been led to believe. Also will read a thermocouple for temp in mA, handy if you use hot hide glue.
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    All men are frauds. The only difference between...

    All men are frauds. The only difference between them is that some admit it. I myself deny it.
    H. L. Mencken
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    Really cool! Those cams are a great idea,...

    Really cool! Those cams are a great idea, especially since all my work is weird contours, Iíll be revisiting these photos Iím sure!
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    Can anyone tell me why I canít see the photo?...

    Can anyone tell me why I canít see the photo? Sorry to semi hijack
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    I think it helped me a lot to start with planes...

    I think it helped me a lot to start with planes that were pretty useable and learn from there.

    I also think most peopleís first plane is a smoother and that might be a better starting place? But...
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    No, not in the least. When I ask someone for help...

    No, not in the least. When I ask someone for help I have learned to take it on his terms. Thanks for the input, itís much appreciated.
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    You guys are so cool to share all this knowledge!...

    You guys are so cool to share all this knowledge! Where would I be...

    This isnít a thing exactly but has anyone ever heard of this?
    ...
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    Thanks!! He didnít seem like heíd be into...

    Thanks!! He didnít seem like heíd be into bloodletting, maybe thereís some application with wood stuff.

    As far as reluctance to admit my ignorance, I am the person who started this thread after...
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    Thatís what I figured but itís double beveled and...

    Thatís what I figured but itís double beveled and has the weird contours
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    Hereís another one, came with a drawer full of...

    Hereís another one, came with a drawer full of stuff from a guy who did furniture and he said ďyou know about these, right??Ē Of course I said I did but I didnít and I still donít. Do you?
    ...
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    Next up, what does one sharpen with this? ...

    Next up, what does one sharpen with this?

    https://i.ibb.co/C7xcD59/CF4-B58-A8-6-FA4-474-F-B3-DC-990-AF0-EA07-E0.jpg https://i.ibb.co/dGrrF8r/CCDF9136-34-FD-4-ADE-A408-863964115-EFC.jpg
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    Iíve seen something like that for painting, makes...

    Iíve seen something like that for painting, makes sense.
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    My neighbors are gonna be so glad I found these!...

    My neighbors are gonna be so glad I found these!

    Okay ever seen one of These? Made of a sort of heavy cardboard

    https://i.ibb.co/Nrt4FdC/C6-C33-FA2-8-DA6-4-B3-F-AA7-B-B73-D09-C65908.jpg
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    As in for pulling weeds in the yard? Sorry Iíve...

    As in for pulling weeds in the yard? Sorry Iíve never seen one
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    What is this tool used for?

    Found in an old box, are these nail pullers or??

    https://i.ibb.co/1JWKTYM/72-F59-BBB-09-DF-40-FD-AC2-A-AA67550-B0-C53.jpg
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    I found for me welding just takes a lot of space,...

    I found for me welding just takes a lot of space, on top of the obvious stuff about grinding and cutting and oil everywhere.

    Iím a guy who wants to do everything and I put a lot of money and...
  25. Thanks, I like this iron a lot and I have a...

    Thanks, I like this iron a lot and I have a William Ash that seems really promising too. I like the Stanley ones but the tapered laminated ones seem more special.
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