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  1. You might have to find parts from someone like...

    You might have to find parts from someone like NHPlaneparts dot com.

    The lever has to pivot on something. usually it is a pin that should be removable somehow.

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    Does your bench have a vise? My Gramercy saw...

    Does your bench have a vise?

    My Gramercy saw vise was mounted so it can be held in a vise:

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    There is a groove on the back side for the back piece:

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    That and the spoke wrench thing. For some reason...

    That and the spoke wrench thing. For some reason it looks more like small vise jaws to me.

    jtk
  4. Add me as interested in learning about your...

    Add me as interested in learning about your wooden Criss Cross.

    jtk
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    Being before my time would explain it. How...

    Being before my time would explain it.

    How would you turn a spoke with one of those? You would have to be constantly removing it and resetting it.

    My wheel building and adjusting was always on...
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    Reading the current magazine output has been...

    Reading the current magazine output has been disappointing for years.

    Reading old issues has been educational. In the first five issues there were three with great information on mortise & tenon...
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    The battle over English will never be won. jtk

    The battle over English will never be won.

    jtk
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    Hi Aaron, your location is not provided in your...

    Hi Aaron, your location is not provided in your profile.

    If you live in a high humidity area your dehumidifier might not be enough.

    Some folks have chemistry in their sweat that can tarnish...
  9. The video for this reminds me of why one...

    The video for this reminds me of why one shouldn't drink a lot while working on a car or other project.



    The range of the self adjusting wrenches seems rather small:

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    Give me a six...
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    The one that looks like a pliers is a ring...

    The one that looks like a pliers is a ring crimping tool. Sometimes called a hog ring pliers. The wing nut is to adjust it for different amounts of compression. It is often used to crimp rings at the...
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    Is it jarring to know a door cannot be a jar, but...

    Is it jarring to know a door cannot be a jar, but it can be ajar?

    Don't forget about auto-antonyms, words that mean the opposite of themselves.

    Cleave can mean to hold on or to remove....
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    As Andrew mentioned the two wooden planes are...

    As Andrew mentioned the two wooden planes are match planes.

    Here is a thread with information for making a wedge along with other things > https://sawmillcreek.org/showthread.php?242156 < you will...
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    453221453222453223453224453225453226453227 And...

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    And something just to look at and wonder:

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    Two inches is a bit wide to clean up with a spoke...

    Two inches is a bit wide to clean up with a spoke shave.

    Depending on the radius of your curve a Circular plane Stanley models are #13, #20 & #113 may work for you. Most planes can be made to...
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    Many of us do not have the space for the...

    Many of us do not have the space for the machines.

    Yesterday making a handrail with hand planes was a good workout. My gym has been closed for a year now. Until the pandemic is over there will be...
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    A landlord friend once commented, "Do you know...

    A landlord friend once commented, "Do you know what kind of people put holes in walls… Renters."

    jtk
  17. To be clear, to me a shoulder vise is one with...

    To be clear, to me a shoulder vise is one with the 'L' shaped extension from the left end of the bench with a screw coming through the foot of the 'L'. My preference is to have the ability to hold a...
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    It also looks to be broken. Not enough detail...

    It also looks to be broken.

    Not enough detail to see exactly what the tool on the bottom right is. It looks like it could be a saw wrest for setting teeth on timber saws. It could also be some...
  19. As my post implies, what works for one person...

    As my post implies, what works for one person might not work for another.

    To my way of working the Scandinavian bench design doesn't make sense. The shoulder vise seems to limit how long of a...
  20. One side of the well is for working, the other...

    One side of the well is for working, the other side is for holding the pieces to be worked and when they are finished waiting for assembly. The well can also be made to hold an insert to allow for a...
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    My own experience was being able to cut dovetails...

    My own experience was being able to cut dovetails or mortise and tenons before being able to accurately dimension a board. So for me cutting joinery capable of holding together was easier than...
  22. Check here >...

    Check here > https://www.victornet.com/subdepartments/Special-Pitch-Taps-up-to-1-2/1260.html < they do have a $25 minimum order.

    Look through the rest of their site. You are sure to find something...
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    One has to start by being a bit picky about the...

    One has to start by being a bit picky about the lumber they are going to work.

    Also size has something to do with it. It is difficult at best to make a panel out of two 1"X12"X8' boards to be...
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    It has been almost a year since last setting foot...

    It has been almost a year since last setting foot inside the local Home Depot. My hope was to get out quickly. Candy needed to use the restroom. She was informed she could find me on aisle 18 looking...
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    Often the problem can be seen from the outside....

    Often the problem can be seen from the outside. Parts of the roof without snow accumulation is where the in house heat is getting through to the roof and melting the snow. The melted snow flows down...
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