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    Pack it up and send it to them to re-file and...

    Pack it up and send it to them to re-file and re-set the teeth. You'll be a happy man, and it's pretty inexpensive.
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    You'll be a lot happier when you buy a grinder...

    You'll be a lot happier when you buy a grinder with an aftermarket tool rest (Veritas, Oneway) and use a wheel to grind primary bevels, square up the edge, put a camber on a plane iron, get rid of a...
  3. Paul Sellers does an excellent job laying out...

    Paul Sellers does an excellent job laying out such joints in his dining room chair video. His basic technique is to draw the joints to scale on some plywood and lay out the lines from those drawings....
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    What is the size of the large square? Thanks.

    What is the size of the large square? Thanks.
  5. My experience with that flattening stone is that...

    My experience with that flattening stone is that it's about as useful as an ashtray on a motorcycle.

    Throw it away and get a diamond lapping plate.

    - David
  6. Derek... I was told when renewing my...

    Derek...

    I was told when renewing my subscription (a couple of months ago) that my dual subscription (to the magazine and website) was "grandfathered in" and I would not have to move to the new...
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    I took your post as a great compliment. I admire...

    I took your post as a great compliment. I admire your work and expertise and I appreciate the kind words.

    There was no typo. I bought a 60 grit for a specific purpose, i.e., the chisels needed a...
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    Derek... I acquired the lathe and the tools...

    Derek...

    I acquired the lathe and the tools from a local fellow who priced them to sell, and I snatched them up forthwith. I am blessed with a large shop space and had the room to mount the tills...
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    Chisel Tills

    Of my own design, rendered in cherry. Dovetails, dadoes, and the back panel joinery done using hand-tools only. It was a particular pleasure to use my new Veritas combination plane to produce the...
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    RIP: David Easterly

    https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/21/arts/david-esterly-dead.html

    Please let me know if the paywall prevents viewing this obit.
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    Derek... Do you recommend a vendor for the...

    Derek...

    Do you recommend a vendor for the 225g Tenryu Tsuchime Shikaku? Thanks...

    - David
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    I should have done this first. Thanks much for...

    I should have done this first. Thanks much for this link. I will look for other links as well.
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    Japanese Hammer

    I've been thinking about getting a Japanese hammer for joinery work.

    Any recommendations?

    Thanks in advance.
  14. This is pretty clear to me: "The case interior...

    This is pretty clear to me:

    "The case interior is joined with 1⁄4" x1⁄4" dados, stopped about 1⁄2" from theedges of the boards. A simple plywoodjig (shown below, left) guides the routerfor making...
  15. I don't believe LV, IBC, nor Hock makes a...

    I don't believe LV, IBC, nor Hock makes a replacement blade for the 62.
  16. Here's one: ...

    Here's one:

    'https://www.ebay.com/itm/Original-Blade-for-Stanley-62-Cabinet-Makers-Block-Plane-mjdtoolparts/113757319599?hash=item1a7c76f1af:g:VKMAAOSw3etc5HvT
  17. You can pick up a blade for the 62 on eBay for...

    You can pick up a blade for the 62 on eBay for around $100.
  18. Buy a replacement frog. They come cheap.

    Buy a replacement frog. They come cheap.
  19. I buy my stones here: ...

    I buy my stones here:

    https://www.sharpeningsupplies.com/

    The price difference between the two types is quite small.
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    Bingo. Give than man a cigar.

    Bingo. Give than man a cigar.
  21. Here in the US the price difference between the...

    Here in the US the price difference between the glass (HR) series and the Shapton Pro is minimal (except for the highest grit stone, in which the 30,000 Pro is about twice the price of its HR...
  22. Use absolutely anything that will allow you to...

    Use absolutely anything that will allow you to use the stone without it moving around.
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    Those are beautiful planes, Derek, and I own most...

    Those are beautiful planes, Derek, and I own most of them myself. I've also got a majestic Clifton #3 that is to die for. Even so, Osvaldo wants to buy a plane and learn how to operate it and...
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    Get yourself a Stanley #4, learn how to make it...

    Get yourself a Stanley #4, learn how to make it sing, and if you decide you want to upgrade to a higher-end plane, you won't be wasting your dough.
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    I'd consider redwood.

    I'd consider redwood.
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