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    I have seen the planes Rob mentioned on Konrad's...

    I have seen the planes Rob mentioned on Konrad's Instagram feed; his mastery is to die for. As a Canadian, a wonderful and fitting way to pay tribute to an iconic piece of Canadian history.
    I...
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    Please sign me up for this generous offer!

    Dave beauchesne
  3. Please add my name - thanks for the generous...

    Please add my name - thanks for the generous offer!
  4. Thanks for the opportunity for the draw. Consider...

    Thanks for the opportunity for the draw. Consider me entered!

    Dave Beauchesne
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    Sharp, Sharp, Sharp - the softwoods are so gnarly...

    Sharp, Sharp, Sharp - the softwoods are so gnarly at the best of times, but sharp ( at least 8000 grit, done properly ) is the starting point. I hate to say it, but I have held sharpening demos,...
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    Depth of cut, angle of attack, skew or not to...

    Depth of cut, angle of attack, skew or not to skew, on, and did I say sharp? Super fine cuts can leave an absolute glassy surface on Ash - Good luck
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    Bolstered scratch awl supplies

    Greetings:

    I normally hang around in the Neanderthal Haven - I do a bit of turning, mostly to make replacement handles for yard sale chisels and the such.

    A few years ago, I bought a bunch ( 30...
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    Please register me for this generous prize -...

    Please register me for this generous prize - thanks!!
  9. Great video - nice workmanship!!

    Great video - nice workmanship!!
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    Spectacular! You are letting the wood talk, but...

    Spectacular! You are letting the wood talk, but there is some serious talent in hearing it's full voice.

    Once finish is applied, well, I can only imagine. Well done ( so far )

    Dave B
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    I agree - Lignum ( genuine ) Verawood ( close...

    I agree - Lignum ( genuine ) Verawood ( close relative ) are not that difficult to work - like noted, sharp tools are a must - Interlocking grain is always there.

    When turning, I call turning it...
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    My 2cents: i have a TM and a couple different...

    My 2cents:
    i have a TM and a couple different Veritas offerings. I prefer the TM, JMHO.
    One thing not mentioned is the fact that all the wheel type gauges stand to perform better if the wheel is...
  13. Good luck Hasin. Though chiming in late, I had...

    Good luck Hasin.

    Though chiming in late, I had both wrists diagnosed ( properly, with the nerve signal test from your fingers to your upper arm ) with Carpal Tunnel about 14 years ago. I was...
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    Thanks for sharing along the way Derek - a superb...

    Thanks for sharing along the way Derek - a superb piece of craftsmanship.
    Dave B
  15. Derek: Darn it all - some wonderful work there...

    Derek:

    Darn it all - some wonderful work there - well done.

    T?he largest project I did had 104 tails - you are going to eclipse that number in two rows of drawers!!

    Personally, I use the '...
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    Derek: I have been following this project...

    Derek:

    I have been following this project build. Wonderful to follow.

    You are correct - the Black Walnut is a joy to work.

    Keep the posts coming; they are appreciated by many.

    Dave B
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    Looks to me that what you are seeing is the...

    Looks to me that what you are seeing is the medullary rays - What type of wood is it? Quarter sawn something or other.

    A sharp hand plane will let you see things you dulled or muddied up with...
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    Very nicely done Stewie - not overcleaned and...

    Very nicely done Stewie - not overcleaned and will make a fine user.

    Dave B
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    Wonderful Bob - you have been through so much -...

    Wonderful Bob - you have been through so much - looks like things are working in your favor, and, you spent lots of quality time with the secretary.

    Dave B
  20. Frederick: If you contact Yvonne at the School,...

    Frederick: If you contact Yvonne at the School, she has a list of a few B&Bs that cater to the Students at IP - it is tough - there is a serious tourist component to living here, but accommodation...
  21. Ernest - Nice plane! How does it perform? My '...

    Ernest - Nice plane! How does it perform? My ' racing plane ' from the old thread is a champ - last year we had a plane demo as part of the WW Guild I belong to - the main presenter did a great of...
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    Ernest:

    An explanation - perhaps - the first session of the School is to build something that is achievable in the ten weeks. Larger = longer time required to some degree - as also noted, lugging...
  23. Derek: Here are a couple notes to clarify, if I...

    Derek: Here are a couple notes to clarify, if I may:
  24. Corsan Denton Burdekin & Co handsaw

    To the Braintrust:

    I was at the local H for H earlier in the week - the manageress knows me by name ( maybe I have a problem? )..

    Anyway, looking at the handsaws, I see a moderately whizzed,...
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    May you have a speedy, complication free,...

    May you have a speedy, complication free, recovery George!!

    Dave B
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