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    Mine tend to last in the range of years. Some of...

    Mine tend to last in the range of years. Some of the lower power ones are sitting abandoned all around being replaced by stronger pairs.

    If you go through them as quick as you say, the Dollar Tree...
  2. Bill, a few years back a link was posted to a...

    Bill, a few years back a link was posted to a video about the SFFD's Ladder Shop. The thread devolved into political mud slinging. Hopefully linking to a story about a high quality shop building...
  3. Dave, anything worth mentioning is worth...

    Dave, anything worth mentioning is worth repeating. Though my use of a soft, high moisture wood like pine didn't need help, so it wasn't mentioned.

    It all helps.

    jtk
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    My guess is he may have had a change of heart....

    My guess is he may have had a change of heart. Some of the items in his images indicated he may have had complete tools disassembled among the parts.

    My recollection is he did mention at least...
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    Looks good, now that you figured out how to post...

    Looks good, now that you figured out how to post images how about some action shots with the chisels?

    jtk
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    For the old #50 planes without an adjuster the...

    For the old #50 planes without an adjuster the #45 blades are too long. The change in handle design may allow a bit longer blade in the #13-050. From memory Whole earth access sold the #13-050 or a...
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    Depending on your plow plane there is a way to...

    Depending on your plow plane there is a way to make it work:

    https://sawmillcreek.org/showthread.php?196104

    With a little outside the box set up it is not difficult to make stopped rabbets,...
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    That is a gloat worthy find your, lucky day. :D ...

    That is a gloat worthy find your, lucky day. :D

    jtk
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    L.L. Bean also sells shoes. jtk

    L.L. Bean also sells shoes.

    jtk
  10. Street Cars & Cable Cars of San Francisco

    If you enjoy images of old transit vehicles, you might enjoy this:
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  11. Have you tried blind nailing as linked in my last...

    Have you tried blind nailing as linked in my last post?

    If you want to stay with a filler, try mixing sawdust with a clear glue like an epoxy. Heavy on the sawdust. Try an experiment or two before...
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    That is great, thanks for getting back to us with...

    That is great, thanks for getting back to us with photos.

    A #2 is a handy plane to have when working on smaller projects.

    jtk
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    It seems a lot of web site updates have been to...

    It seems a lot of web site updates have been to make the computer user's experience mimic the phone user's experience.

    If that was my preference, then my computer would be a smart phone.

    Maybe...
  14. IMO, there is a special very hot uncomfortable...

    IMO, there is a special very hot uncomfortable place reserved for people like this.

    My wife's first husband thought he was smart for doing this. His son by his second wife just got married. He was...
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    Here is Mary May's page on sharpening various...

    Here is Mary May's page on sharpening various carving tools:

    https://www.marymaycarving.com/carvingschool/category/sharpening-gouges/

    jtk
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    Mary May has appeared on The Woodwright's Shop. ...

    Mary May has appeared on The Woodwright's Shop.

    Searching > mary may sharpening < brought up a few including one by Paul Sellers.

    Here is Marry May on sharpening a curved gouge:
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  17. Many old timber framing chisels and slicks have...

    Many old timber framing chisels and slicks have been glued our cemented into the socket to prevent the chisel from slipping off the handle. A falling chisel could be deadly from a high work place.
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    My use of sandpaper has diminished greatly since...

    My use of sandpaper has diminished greatly since learning how to set up a plane. Mostly it is only used on the lathe.

    jtk
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    Thanks Jim. jtk

    Thanks Jim.

    jtk
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    Back in my days of wearing safety boots Redwing...

    Back in my days of wearing safety boots Redwing was the brand of convenience for me since a store was fairly close. Some of the designs were comfortable, some were not. They do not get more...
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    This is one of my disappointments: ...

    This is one of my disappointments:

    https://www.leevalley.com/en-us/shop/garden/water-and-irrigation/hoses-and-accessories/10371-fogging-nozzle

    There is no indication of the flow rate for this...
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    Why fill if you can cover?

    https://sawmillcreek.org/showthread.php?232798

    Lee Valley used to sell an invisible nailing tool. It is just as easy to use a gouge or chisel.

    jtk
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    My recent acquisition of a Stanley #103 finally...

    My recent acquisition of a Stanley #103 finally has me happy with a standard angle block plane. Usually my standard angle block planes end up being sold.

    The #103 is almost a small block plane at...
  24. It seems you have a good solution via a smith. My...

    It seems you have a good solution via a smith. My method is intended for others who may find this thread in the future with no smith upon whom to call.

    The socket looks to be slightly mushroomed....
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    Thanks for that information Scott. Apparently...

    Thanks for that information Scott.

    Apparently they must make some of their income from selling your information to telemarketers.

    jtk
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