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  1. On Lee Valley's site, the naked plane shows...

    On Lee Valley's site, the naked plane shows available and ready to ship. The backorder is for the whole set, plane, large iron conversion kit, blade bag, and all the irons, about 20 of them.

    If...
  2. Lie Neilsen's matched set of tounge and groove...

    Lie Neilsen's matched set of tounge and groove planes are not available anymore, with no date for delivery, and now sell for $1,500 on eBay.

    A serviceable but not mint Record 043 runs about $100...
  3. There is a hilarious rant about the Stanley 55...

    There is a hilarious rant about the Stanley 55 here: http://www.supertool.com/StanleyBG/stan8.htm with the author calling the plane ultimate punishment for mankind and adding that in 1897, when the...
  4. Thanks Steven. It seems that the Stanley 45...

    Thanks Steven.

    It seems that the Stanley 45 might be exactly what I need. Wood Wright has a nice video on what the plane can do here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2rrv-i03HJs

    It also seems...
  5. Help Me Pick a Plow Plane or Is It a Plough Plane

    Typical use will be on 3/4 to 7/8" stock planing on edge for a a 1/4" groove about 3/8" deep for frame and panel construction. I'll also be using it for grooving a post, usually about 1.5" x 1.5" is...
  6. Grind until I see a nice strip maybe a 16th...

    Grind until I see a nice strip maybe a 16th across the iron or chisel and it is sort of sharp, which usually means a burr on the other side. I stop at that point and move to diamond stones. I don't...
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    When I was a carpenter building homes, we sleeved...

    When I was a carpenter building homes, we sleeved all copper runs under slabs with a plastic foam sleeve, about a quarter inch thick. Something about the acidity in the soil causing pin prick holes...
  8. I try to salvage original millwork. If the...

    I try to salvage original millwork. If the railing doesn't work, then I would still try to save it with shop made matching pieces. It's original to the house and part of the home's history. I don't...
  9. I watched Rob Cossman fit a box lid with a...

    I watched Rob Cossman fit a box lid with a shooting board, starting at about 39:58 That little 5 minute section explains the benefits of a shooting board more than words can.
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  10. I had the same problem and often simply do not...

    I had the same problem and often simply do not want to set up the grinder, adjust the tool rest and fool with it. KME makes a 100 grit diamond stone.
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    I Love Lie Neilsen

    So, I bought a skewed block plane from eBay and while superficially beautiful, I could not lower the adjustment screw, the thread was bent or stripped. Putting aside the back and forth I had with...
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    I have an old 12" 50's 240v DeWalt which I love...

    I have an old 12" 50's 240v DeWalt which I love for dado work and of course it excels in cross cutting. I've never attempted ripping on it, but when I was a carpenter in the 1960s, we built whole...
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    I usually make my own jig out of scrap plywood...

    I usually make my own jig out of scrap plywood and toss it after the job is done.
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    Free hand? Router table? Bearing location? ...

    Free hand? Router table? Bearing location? These three options usually dictate whether the bit is upcut or downcut.
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    +1 on Bruce's answer. Having worked in risk...

    +1 on Bruce's answer. Having worked in risk management for several major corporations, the whole business practice is to deny claims on any plausible basis, and with some luck, the claimant will go...
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    Coffee Stirrers

    Coffee Stirrers
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    Long wooden coffee stirrers and little brushes. ...

    Long wooden coffee stirrers and little brushes. The brushes come in ⅜ and ¼.
  18. I have the same saw. I like the 12" blades for...

    I have the same saw. I like the 12" blades for rough out and at 240v, it chews through most lumber effortlessly. As you know, just a couple screws in back for getting it back to 90°. Also good for...
  19. I understand that the infrastructure bill passed...

    I understand that the infrastructure bill passed this year will strive to put up more cell towers, especially in rural locations. I'm not sure whether that money is a subsidy to internet providers...
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    Paul Sellers Rocking Chair

    I made my second foray to Homestead Heritage in Waco, Texas to make a Craftsman Rocking Chair in six short days.

    The pattern was made about 20 years ago when Mr. Sellers moved to Waco and...
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    And Sirius. You can get a $10 rate if you just...

    And Sirius. You can get a $10 rate if you just cancel every three months
  22. An oral contract isn't worth the paper its...

    An oral contract isn't worth the paper its written on.

    Move on. A new service panel is a bit fussy, with potentially braiding the wires along the bus bars and wiring arc faults if that is code...
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    Stocks are really not a guessing game. An...

    Stocks are really not a guessing game. An educated guessing game, based on a company's past and projected performance, and whether you want stock value gain or dividends.

    As for commodity...
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    Oil stocks are probably a little over priced...

    Oil stocks are probably a little over priced right now, the time to buy was a month ago, but oil prices will still go up, so owning a percentage of oil stock in your portfolio is not a bad thing. I...
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    A come-a-long attached to one of those trees...

    A come-a-long attached to one of those trees would straighten that rascal out in a few clicks.
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