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    I remember as a kid going through my Grandfather...

    I remember as a kid going through my Grandfather old books and coming accross a manual of for a WWI Hispano Suiza aero engine. Had a huge fold out diagram of the engine. I think my Uncle Fred...
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    At that age it is also very likely bald cypress. ...

    At that age it is also very likely bald cypress. Given that you are in PA, it is far more likely cypress than cedar. Fur would not last that long. Cypress will turn gray with age.
  3. Restucting. This is a Chapter 11, and the are...

    Restucting. This is a Chapter 11, and the are looking for a buyer. It is likely only some of the publications will find a market and the likely buyer will be an online retailer that can make it...
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    Good, practical advise. :)

    Good, practical advise.
    :)
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    I have been making fire staters for fireplaces,...

    I have been making fire staters for fireplaces, campfires etc. for years out of wood shaving. Take a paper egg carton, put in a pile of not too compressed shavings, pour melted parafin wax over the...
  6. Thread: Hide Glue?

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    I have become a fan of hot hide glue. I first...

    I have become a fan of hot hide glue. I first used it when I had some old veneer to repair and I have not looked back. Any glue up and clamping needs to be thought out in advance and tested before...
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    Leland cypress in not cypress. It is more...

    Leland cypress in not cypress. It is more closely related to juniper than bald cypress. Cypress will not develop 'knees' if it grows outside a swamp, but it will grow just about anyplace the...
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    I have had luck getting that type of item from...

    I have had luck getting that type of item from Stanley directly. It is amazing what they have in stock. I was able to get knickers and screws for mine several years ago.
  9. Thread: Chimes

    by Dan Carroll
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    Have you looked at organ chimes?

    Have you looked at organ chimes?
  10. Turned Nativity- anyone ever done one? Tips

    I have been thinking about trying to duplicate a turned Nativity set that my parents picked up about 50 years ago in the Philippines. It has a vary modern feel with different color woods. I am not...
  11. I have seen this joint many times. I also recall...

    I have seen this joint many times. I also recall that the company that made the machines went out of business in the 1880's and that the last company to use the Knapp machines continued to make...
  12. Thanks, I will turn the anvil around. Something...

    Thanks, I will turn the anvil around. Something did not look right when I looked at other pictures of the set and you answered my questions.
  13. Got some new (old) tools today... Stanley 42X and some spoke shaves.

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    The spoke shave with the wood handles appears to be bronze (gunmetal?). No markings I can find. I am completely unfamiliar with saw sets and I am not sure if the Stanley 42X...
  14. He has been doing it on his own. Keep in mind he...

    He has been doing it on his own. Keep in mind he started this paperwork in Az when it was ground zero for lost paperwork etc. in the VA. He has been getting whip sawed a bit. Also it seems like...
  15. My brother has been waiting out a VA disability...

    My brother has been waiting out a VA disability for several years now. He was awarded a purple heart in action off of Beirut in the 1980's, has lung issues from a fire on a sub and other problems...
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    Now all I need to do is find a few irons for it. ...

    Now all I need to do is find a few irons for it. It only had one and it is something like 7/16. It did clean up very nice.
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    Yes to all three. Wedge looks like there is a...

    Yes to all three. Wedge looks like there is a small piece missing at the end, maybe. There is so much dirt and tobacco tar on it that it is hard to tell.
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    Ohio Tool Company Plow plane

    Anyone out there able to pass on info on Ohio Tool Company plow planes? I was given one by my wife and before I put work into it, I want to figure out if 1) it is worth it and 2) if it is a good...
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    Dry, mostly I depend on the moisture that nature provides. I live in an area that gets pretty constant rain however and once in a great while when we do have a summer drought, I have been known to...
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    You have to be a bit careful with the dried leaves. They can be very acidic and cause issues in beds if they have not completely composted. On the three stage bin -- don't bother unless you want to...
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    I think I like the red /old treatment a bit more....

    I think I like the red /old treatment a bit more. It like the warmth of the piece a bit more. Bit when you get right down to it, both are great looking and the concept clearly works. Are there...
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    Buy it quick. Most of my users are Sargent's or...

    Buy it quick. Most of my users are Sargent's or Miller Falls. Especially the VBM line of Sargent if you find one is well worth the money. I got started with Sargent because that is what my great...
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    quick lime stain? Any experience?

    I have a project that is going to involve matching some old mahogany veneer to new veneer. So I have been reading anything I can find on the subject. I was reading an old FWW article where someone...
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    Lee Valley veneer saw... anyone used it?

    I have a repair project that is going to require fitting veneer. Has anyone used the Lee Valley 50 tooth veneer saw? Other tools for getting clean cuts with veneer? This is going to be hammer...
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    Eitehr will work. Poplar will be less likely to...

    Eitehr will work. Poplar will be less likely to splinter or blow out, depending on how you want to put the camfer on the legs that might be reason enough alone to go that route. If you were not...
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