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    For the no 9, if you can find a small lock washer...

    For the no 9, if you can find a small lock washer or some sort of shim to put in the hole you can tighten.it up without having to grind the pin. Also, most totes I have seen have the grain running...
  2. This is a classic case where you have to pick two...

    This is a classic case where you have to pick two of the three options. Your needs are sturdy, long, and cheap. Pick two.

    I don't think there is any way to accomplish what you need without a...
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    Well, I have found there to be lots of reasons. ...

    Well, I have found there to be lots of reasons.

    Is your shop a mess? Are you stuck in the middle of a project that you lost interest on? Are you stressed out about a project?

    I get the same way...
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    I suggest looking at a gunsmithing screwdriver...

    I suggest looking at a gunsmithing screwdriver kit. They come with a wide variety of bits, including a wide variety of straight bits in different widths and thickness.

    I have a set that has a...
  5. I did a mock up joint just for fun. A nice tight...

    I did a mock up joint just for fun. A nice tight fit 👍

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    So I made a new block and moved the cutter up higher, and I definitely get a cut rather than a scrape.

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    Much better. Thanks for the advice!

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  7. Thanks everyone for the tips! I still have extra...

    Thanks everyone for the tips! I still have extra 4x4 left in the shop so I will try a new and improved version
  8. Supply chain issues and a homemade tapered tenon cutter

    So I have been patiently waiting for a tapered tenon cutter that is backordered due to supply chain issues. This is no fault of the company I ordered it from, so this is not a post bashing them. But,...
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    As I become more experienced with hand tools, I...

    As I become more experienced with hand tools, I have gained a different outlook on my woodworking.

    I have realized that none of my projects are likely to end up on the cover of fine woodworking....
  10. It is pinching side to side. As I try to put the...

    It is pinching side to side. As I try to put the iron in I can see shallow cuts where the iron makes contact with the wood
  11. The sides of the iron are pinching in the grooves.

    The sides of the iron are pinching in the grooves.
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    I have a "corn warehouse" broom I bought from Ace...

    I have a "corn warehouse" broom I bought from Ace hardware. It's very old fashioned looking, so it fits in great with the hand tool theme, and it doesn't hang onto shavings or dust, but it does sweep...
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    I don't know about a ring in the casting, but I...

    I don't know about a ring in the casting, but I do know I have two early no 4's and one has a wider knob than the other, and they are both low knobs
  14. Wooden planes. Do you adjust the iron or the throat for pinching.

    I picked up a wooden smoother last night that has a tote. It was an odd, but very comfortable plane. Unfortunately, I am assuming to shrinkage of the wood, the iron binds in the throat.

    Would best...
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    You can't be serious that hand cutting 400 dados...

    You can't be serious that hand cutting 400 dados is not tedious.

    I enjoy hand tools for the same reasons you do. I hate the noise, dust, and danger of them in a small basement shop.

    But, let's...
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    Mark, you also make a very strong point. Only...

    Mark, you also make a very strong point. Only through repetition and practice will you master a hand tool.

    I guess it is up to the OP to decide if he is just looking for an efficient way to make...
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    Normally I would agree, but the OP specifically...

    Normally I would agree, but the OP specifically said he is making bookcases to house some 4000 books. We aren't talking 6-8 dados here for a normal book case. It sounds like he will be cutting...
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    Completely agree. Also, be mindful of how wide...

    Completely agree. Also, be mindful of how wide each shelf is. The wider you stretch the shelf, the more likely it is to sag. I think I remember reading or hearing somewhere that 30" is starting to...
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    I know this is the hand tools sections, I I...

    I know this is the hand tools sections, I I normally advocate for hand tools, but....

    If you truly have to cut that many dados that you are considering buying a dedicated plane, then may I suggest...
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    So I just recently got back from a trip and...

    So I just recently got back from a trip and finally had a little time in the shop. I put away the square and worked each face with a straight edge and winding sticks. I now have a good joint.

    I...
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    It sounds like my issue is the lack of prepping a...

    It sounds like my issue is the lack of prepping a face. I will try prepping the under sides of the seat and then try jointing again.

    My thought process was it would be easier to plane the faces...
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    Jointing frustration

    Tonight while trying to joint the edges of some 8/4 poplar no matter what I did the board fought me. It was one of the most frustrating moments I've ever had in the shop.

    I am trying to make a...
  23. An odd ruler and perhaps the nicest set of auger bits I have ever seen.

    I took a drive to a fellow I bought an 1890's toolbox from to look through what he considered "junk"

    I found a Disston panel saw with a nib, a Disston tenon saw, Stanley trammel points, starrett...
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    I find planing stops useful only for thinner...

    I find planing stops useful only for thinner stock. I don't work with thin stock that often so I don't have a dedicated stop, so I usually just clamp a strip of 1/4" plywood to the bench.

    For 90%...
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    Are the specialty tools necessary. Absolutely...

    Are the specialty tools necessary. Absolutely not.

    But, specialty tools do help speed up the process, which can make the process more enjoyable. If using a fret saw can help me clear waste faster...
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