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    Malcolm, some places here in Richmond got close...

    Malcolm, some places here in Richmond got close to 2 inches.
  2. I was taught that an elongated diamond patch...

    I was taught that an elongated diamond patch looks the best. Several of my patches could not be found by some when they were
    challenged to find them. To me circular patch is for painted work , or...
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    I’ve never used a spiral jointer. Too high...

    I’ve never used a spiral jointer. Too high outfeed makes the work climb ,that is ….take off more wood at start than other end.

    On long pieces it all has to be right.
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    [QUOTE=derek labian;3168927]I thought I was being...

    [QUOTE=derek labian;3168927]I thought I was being clear, but sometimes its hard to read what your writing and set aside your inherit understanding of the situation.



    "The most common cause of...
  5. Jeff, when we were out of plastic-resin stuff we...

    Jeff, when we were out of plastic-resin stuff we added a little water to yellow glue. The lams would stay on overnight in a warm room.
    The glue-up would ,of course ,spring back ,but as dried , off...
  6. [QUOTE=Mel Fulks;3168827] well, I was wrong on...

    well, I was wrong on this one. Can’t find much . Are the Feds trying to drive it out of use ?
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    Before Gusler figured it all out there were guys...

    Before Gusler figured it all out there were guys making locks….but not the barrels.
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    Gusler had no instructor and is credited with...

    Gusler had no instructor and is credited with being the first modern to figure the whole thing out.
  9. [QUOTE=John TenEyck;3168812]I'm sure it works...

    [QUOTE=John TenEyck;3168812]I'm sure it works well, Joe, but the price is ridiculous.


    We used to order it much cheaper than the Weldwood stuff. Can’t remember the company now. Look up...
  10. Glad to see Mike is back. White glue used to be...

    Glad to see Mike is back. White glue used to be well known for moving ,shrinking the veneer into little islands (higher ground in the middle).
    Or just moving just a bit away from where you wanted...
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    YEP, and when you are planing take more wood off...

    YEP, and when you are planing take more wood off the side that has the “ hill” in the middle. Lot of times you can immediately see the
    other side move too. For critical stuff some will do ‘face...
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    Once on a large job we ordered “left” and....

    Once on a large job we ordered “left” and. “right” bits.
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    The white pine we used for sash didn’t give much...

    The white pine we used for sash didn’t give much trouble. The method above was employed mainly for sash orders where the buyer
    demanded fir. Hope this post now makes more sense.
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    I’ve made lots of sash . What we did to stop...

    I’ve made lots of sash . What we did to stop tear out ,where we knew it was gonna happen was round the corners . With a few pieces for
    a repair it might be done with sand paper. With a big job...
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    Mark, I’m sure you are right . But some of the...

    Mark, I’m sure you are right . But some of the things listed have been around a long long time. When I was a kid , we were directed by
    Mom and Dad to scrub our feet and put on clean socks …”with...
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    Rod, thanks for posting that. Just the right pic...

    Rod, thanks for posting that. Just the right pic ! Beautiful table ,love that solid wood “fringe” along the sides. Dog-gone good glue-up!
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    There are good methods that are not much used...

    There are good methods that are not much used now. Cuz people “ain’t never heard of that before”. Glue down canvas ,thick or thin and
    paint it . Widely use for a long time ,going back to 19th...
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    The size of those paws…gives one pause. When you...

    The size of those paws…gives one pause. When you hear him whimper ,that means “ time for you to push my chair !”
    But you will learn it all ! Wishing you and family many happy years with him...
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    Look at MYLAR products

    Look at MYLAR products
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    Patrick, I guess you would have voted to keep...

    Patrick, I guess you would have voted to keep that 2000 year plus ,old sculpture called the Laocoon . EVEN THOUGH it was about 500 years
    old when found in the 16th century and missing some...
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    Taking off too small a bit leaves too little...

    Taking off too small a bit leaves too little pressure to propel the board.
  22. Certainly David is the right guy to ask. I bet he...

    Certainly David is the right guy to ask. I bet he has checked all the ‘back and forth’, and knows what works best. But the standard today
    is edge leading. My guess is that microscope photos of...
  23. The razor info in the old and interesting...

    The razor info in the old and interesting pamphlet is wrong ,razors are honed edge leading. This type of error is just typical of the stuff
    people were buying to educate themselves in late 19th...
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    Rod, good sense and great job ! Thank you for...

    Rod, good sense and great job ! Thank you for providing the perfect needed example and encouragement.
  25. Rafael, You ask a polite and earnest question. ...

    Rafael, You ask a polite and earnest question. I just think the grading of the stones is more lore than information. We have all just seen too
    many TV commercials with jeweler letting engaged...
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