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  1. I cringed when he once mentioned that your hand...

    I cringed when he once mentioned that your hand made a good strop in a pinch. Be that as it may, that's better left for people to learn on their own....love the guy though.
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    Steven. I got the reamer and look forward to...

    Steven. I got the reamer and look forward to chucking it up and taking it for a spin. Will crisp it up with some diamond paddles and I bet it will be great. Thank you! Your generosity is a testimate...
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    Copy that Steven! Looking forward to it. I will...

    Copy that Steven! Looking forward to it. I will soon be able to review Tim Manney's maple reamer vs LV powered reamer vs old brace powered reamer.

    If I ever see an opportunity to "pay it forward"...
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    Thanks for all the thoughts guys. SMC resource is...

    Thanks for all the thoughts guys. SMC resource is truly great.

    Well, I am a sucker and ordered a Tim Manney reamer as well. I figure, I won't be sad to own it, and will be great to have in the...
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    Steven. What a very kind offer! I would be quite...

    Steven. What a very kind offer! I would be quite happy to chuck that up in my yankee brace. PM coming. Woot, this will be fun tool to have in the kit!
    I know nothing about the L.L.Lord Co. but look...
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    I think it does though. The diameter of the...

    I think it does though. The diameter of the mortise on the seat top. Might seem silly to care but I just do. Iíll try some with tbe LV guy and maybe Iíll care less.


    While I am looking for a...
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    Ah, thats super helpful. Is that from the stick...

    Ah, thats super helpful. Is that from the stick chair book? Iíd like to play with some versions of his staked chair.

    I make a decent amount of 3 legged stools, usually in white oak. My seats are...
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    Tapered Reamers

    Hello creekers

    I 'm looking to get a tapered reamer. I'm about 2 seconds away from pulling the trigger on the LV guy that goes in an electric drill. My only hesitation is the 12.8* taper that it...
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    Hey thanks guys. After using the machine a bit...

    Hey thanks guys.

    After using the machine a bit borrowing a Fisch chisel set from a friend, I think I'm changing course and going premium. Most likely the set that Lee Valley offers. Thanks again!
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    WTB Hollow Chisel Mortiser Bits

    Howdy
    I have access to a Powermatic 701 thatís been collecting dust and I wanna get into it. Before I drop my hard earned cash on a set bits, I wanted to check in here and see if anyone had any also...
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    I think thereís a Matt Kinney video out there...

    I think thereís a Matt Kinney video out there somewhere that I watched once where be advised to make your arm like a piston. That visual helped me a lot. I know thatís not what you asked, but it...
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    Reminds me of one of my favorite Ted Lucas songs,...

    Reminds me of one of my favorite Ted Lucas songs, "it's so easy when you know what you're doin". All I had were a set of chisels and a combo stone, much like the OP. When you don't know better you...
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    I think the heart of the question was, ďhow do I...

    I think the heart of the question was, ďhow do I make flattening the backs of chisels less of a chore?ĒÖ I stand by, buy chisels with flat backs. I spent like 2 weeks trying to rehab my first decent...
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    Couple thoughts. If you feel you can justify ...

    Couple thoughts. If you feel you can justify the expense of a Tormek, Iím doubtful youíd ever regret it.
    You could go a different route and just skip the cheap chisels. Quality tools will come...
  15. I actually own the 372 and 311. I like the 311...

    I actually own the 372 and 311. I like the 311 much more. 372 could be nice for larger work(over 1Ē or so), but I guess either would do well once you are accustomed to it. I just find the 311 easier...
  16. https://www.finewoodworking.com/2019/07/24/japanes...

    https://www.finewoodworking.com/2019/07/24/japanese-saw-overview-with-andrew-hunter

    Here ya go!
  17. The saw jim listed is a really great saw....

    The saw jim listed is a really great saw. Gyokucho is definitely the brand you wanna go with for this level of saw.

    This particular saw is really nice and light for dovetail work. If you have the...
  18. WTB: vintage 60 1/2 w/ sweetheart iron

    Hey all

    Iím looking for a 60 1/2 to put to use. I get by with a 9 1/2 but think Iíd enjoy a 60 1/2. Always partial to the SW stuff, but open to others. I donít mind putting some work into one. If...
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    I'd consider a Gyokucho ryoba. If you're...

    I'd consider a Gyokucho ryoba.
    If you're looking to fall in love with a tool and particular process, there are so many cool options out there. But for something that works well, and is super easy...
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    Į\_(ツ)_/Į I reckon it is one of my hobbies and I...

    Į\_(ツ)_/Į I reckon it is one of my hobbies and I really enjoy it. Perhaps the OP does as well. The other night I spent several hours refurbishing a Japanese plane iron and loved every second of it. ...
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    Why not?! What would it take, 5-6 strokes? 1...

    Why not?! What would it take, 5-6 strokes? 1 minute tops. Seems enjoyable to know youíve gone that much farther than the rest of the crowd.
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    fun video collab with friends

    https://youtu.be/8kw_o_rg0a0

    A friend came by with a newly refurbished 8mm camera and wanted to do some shots. He edited it down and put a jam he and a friend improvised with it. I believe that...
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    For the love of god donít skimp on surface prep!...

    For the love of god donít skimp on surface prep! .60 isnít a lot when you consider the time youíve likely put in. Buy the good stuff with confidence and donít look back.
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    Iíd give what ya already own a shot first! ...

    Iíd give what ya already own a shot first!

    Unless they are huge chips you can get a good bit done with a 400. I agree its nice having one that doesnít see steel, but donít make a habit of it....
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    James, that’s pretty cool man. Looks like it gets...

    James, that’s pretty cool man. Looks like it gets it done!

    Here’s my current set up. When cutting on the downstroke the bench and a hand is all the work holding device you need. There are some who...
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