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    Not something I had a problem with - a little...

    Not something I had a problem with - a little movement but cuts fine
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    Neanderthal cut off saw update

    Another woodworker thought I was joking. I have found this a great solution for a cut off saw in my shop.

    I see permanent chop saw stations with 16 feet of counter space - no thanks.

    I can put...
  3. Yes, when the cut is finished. The guides ride on...

    Yes, when the cut is finished. The guides ride on the spine when sawing wood.
  4. On a Langdon type miter box the saw doesn't ride...

    On a Langdon type miter box the saw doesn't ride on the guides

    The guides ride on the saw

    Until the last stroke
  5. https://www.leightools.com/bridge-piece-material/

    https://www.leightools.com/bridge-piece-material/
  6. It's the actual cut being straight that counts....

    It's the actual cut being straight that counts. Lay the rail on a sheet of plywood. Clamp it so it won't move. Using the Makita scoring feature cut a shallow kerf the length of the plywood. Pull a...
  7. For small work including face frames I use the...

    For small work including face frames I use the Veritas mini bisquits from Lee Valley. The slot is cut with a slotting bit in your router table - precise.
  8. The Makita track saw has a scoring function that...

    The Makita track saw has a scoring function that justifys owning it for me. Just push a little button and depth of cut is 1 mil. Run the scoring cut, pop the button out and make the full cut. Cutting...
  9. I have a CTD double miter cutoff saw (2 blades, 2...

    I have a CTD double miter cutoff saw (2 blades, 2 motors) still perfect after 30 years - however only 45 degree cuts
  10. I designed and drew plans for my new house....

    I designed and drew plans for my new house. Involved my contractor in planning. Was planning a separate shop about 24' X 32'. Looking at the plot plan I wondered about making the shop part of the...
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    North Brothers (Yankee) 1550 is a breast drill...

    North Brothers (Yankee) 1550 is a breast drill with the same left/right hand mechanism
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    North Brothers 1530 hand drill works right or...

    North Brothers 1530 hand drill works right or left handed at the click of a switch

    https://www.timetestedtools.net/2016/07/30/north-brothers-yankee-no-1530a/
  13. I bought Pony pipe clamps about 40 years ago,...

    I bought Pony pipe clamps about 40 years ago, they work well. I bought parallel clamps a few years ago, don't use them much, prefer pipe clamps. I use a lot of 1/2" pipe clamps, small clamps for...
  14. Edge jointing a board There was a mention...

    Edge jointing a board

    There was a mention about pushing a board thru a jointer with your thumb. This is how I was taught by the old German cabinetmaker that I worked under those many years ago....
  15. Seldom any operating instructions with machines....

    Seldom any operating instructions with machines. I try to understand why the machine design is the way it is. The Euroguard on my hammer is adjusted down close to the workpiece and is spring loaded...
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    Glenn, could you post a few more pictures of you...

    Glenn, could you post a few more pictures of you setup, thanks
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    My shop is on an island in a rain forest near the...

    My shop is on an island in a rain forest near the ocean - no rust

    The key is understanding humidity (hydrodynamics) - used to be part of my job as an engineer

    Right now it's 44 degrees and 80%...
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    An excellent video and very helpful - Thank you

    An excellent video and very helpful - Thank you
  19. The lever quick release was sold seperately to be...

    The lever quick release was sold seperately to be added to the clamp. I had some, found them to be a knuckle buster, gave them away.
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    It's been many years but if memory serves I used...

    It's been many years but if memory serves I used a drive pin and a ball pean hammer to push the pin - only needed a few thou to tighten the fit
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    I did a little adjustment to the pin to keep the...

    I did a little adjustment to the pin to keep the small part of the chip breaker tight against the shoulder of the big part

    My Clifton 3 is my most used plane - have 5 and 7 Clifton's as well
  22. The leg shape is perfect- just right and such...

    The leg shape is perfect- just right and such subtle curves - tapered at the top then flaring at the bottom
  23. Your design is superb - the aspect ratios of...

    Your design is superb - the aspect ratios of drawers and the overall desk give it great balance. The overhang of the top gives it a lightness. Yet the desk seems bigger than it is. Well done.
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  24. I bought a saw blade which had 10 inches on the...

    I bought a saw blade which had 10 inches on the package but turned out to be a 260mm blade which is about 10 1/4 inches
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    Can purchase a similar, possibly the same tool on...

    Can purchase a similar, possibly the same tool on amazon for 40 bucks or less - shipped fron China
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