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    Ah! Excellent! Thanks. John

    Ah! Excellent! Thanks.

    John
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    Mike, Excellent thought! I never would have...

    Mike,

    Excellent thought! I never would have guessed that. <grins>

    To all,
    Thanks for all of your help. I was even thinking it might be some sort of sod cutter, that is until the cake knife...
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    Thanks. Yes, all the hammers shown were in the...

    Thanks.

    Yes, all the hammers shown were in the box.

    John
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    Flea Market Finds / What is it?

    I went to a local flea market this past weekend and found a box filled with dirty, somewhat rusty things. He said I could have the box and its contents for $5. I couldn't get my wallet out fast...
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    Very nice! I appreciate making furniture quality...

    Very nice! I appreciate making furniture quality pieces for tools.
    One question...I have a humidity problem in my garage,,,I mean my shop. Not too bad but there are times when light rust forms. ...
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    Wow, beautiful. That took some time, I would...

    Wow, beautiful. That took some time, I would imagine. Looks like you are just up the road a piece from me.

    John
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    Very nice! What a great idea. I' going to have...

    Very nice! What a great idea. I' going to have to make one. One question... Did you already have the labels that you put on the box? That is a nice touch, but I don't have the label.
    Thanks for...
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    Very nice. I like it. I'm always looking for...

    Very nice. I like it. I'm always looking for smaller projects that has character.

    John
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    Hmmm. Interesting. On the one hand, that is a...

    Hmmm. Interesting. On the one hand, that is a long way from Maryland. But, on the other hand, I went to Adrian College and have not been back in quite a while. Something to consider.

    John
  10. Thread: Chess Board

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    Very, very nice! What's next! Chessmen?

    Very, very nice! What's next! Chessmen?
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    Can I presume that you wear white when working...

    Can I presume that you wear white when working before 6 PM?
  12. I love working with cherry. I can only tell you...

    I love working with cherry. I can only tell you what I have made from cherry.
    2 bedroom night stands
    2 dressers
    1 tv console - my absolute favorite
    1 end table
    1 library book stand - a nice...
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    Spent some time working on my printer cabinet...

    Spent some time working on my printer cabinet with drawers. Made 3 drawers with through dovetails. The cabinet is made out of cherry as well as the drawer fronts. The sides and back of the drawers...
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    To all, Thanks so much for your comments and...

    To all,
    Thanks so much for your comments and advice.

    Lee,

    Your suggestion of making a thin shaving from a piece of maple was an excellent piece of advice. I had a piece of maple handy so I...
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    Chair Repair Questions

    My wife works at a Dr Office where one of the Dr's has a nice chair broken by a patient. Specifically, the rung attached to the two front legs broke right at the tenon.
    I was able to fix the chair...
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    Much the same with me. I was going to post a...

    Much the same with me.

    I was going to post a pic with a bandage from my most current project and a scar from a past project, but I couldn't decide on which hand to use. I have multiple...
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    So good to get back into doing an actual...

    So good to get back into doing an actual woodworking project after many months of other activities.

    I had purchased some nice cherry to make a printer cabinet with drawers. Friday night I was...
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    Had a new roof put on the house on Friday. ...

    Had a new roof put on the house on Friday. Saturday, I had an electrician running wire for 2 new circuits. While he was fishing wire through walls, I took some time to make some handles for 6 old...
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    Thanks, Bill. Thanks, Steve. I was not sure...

    Thanks, Bill.
    Thanks, Steve.

    I was not sure if I needed a special, or a unique iron. Your responses helped me alot. Also, I now know what specific plane I bought. I have one other transition...
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    Help ID Old Bailey Plane

    I recently went to a flea market and picked up an old plane (paid $13). When I got it home I tried to learn more about it. Here is what I learned:

    1. Printed on the depth adjustment know is...
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    Dennis, Congrats on your ITIL certified status. ...

    Dennis, Congrats on your ITIL certified status. I am as well.

    The most significant accomplishment, and by far the most rewarding, was having one of my grandsons (age 4) with me in the shop. I...
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    Rusty Veneer Scraper

    On Friday, I went to a yard sale and picked up a few items, one of which is a veneer scraper. It has not markings on it that I have found:
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    It was (still is for that matter) pretty rusty...
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    Bill, Thanks! Excellent information on types...

    Bill,

    Thanks! Excellent information on types on the RexMill site. Just what I wanted to know.

    John
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    Jim, I will check the frog screw when I get...

    Jim,
    I will check the frog screw when I get home.

    I'm curious...you said "when your plane was made"... approximately what year was that?

    Thanks again for all your help.

    John
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    I decided that it was prudent to cut the tote...

    I decided that it was prudent to cut the tote screw to remove the tote. The tote was already broken clear through and the screw was bent. I think you can see a bend just above the cut.
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