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    2 Jacks, a BD & BU; 2 Jointers No. 7 & No. 8; Two...

    2 Jacks, a BD & BU; 2 Jointers No. 7 & No. 8; Two smothers a BD & BU.

    Allen
  2. I'd say you achieved success and have learned a...

    I'd say you achieved success and have learned a lot. If you can do these, you can do others. One thing for grinding the irons is that you can get an abrasive thin "cutoff" disc to put in a...
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    Tim, Your bench looks fantastic. I like the look...

    Tim, Your bench looks fantastic. I like the look of the cast hardware, I went with the same, but I haven't started my bench yet. I hope mine comes out as nice as the one you've made.
  4. I know I know. Leave room for more! I already...

    I know I know. Leave room for more! I already have some joinery and other wooden planes and I'm sure to acquire more in the future. Thanks for the feedback. I just needed a rough idea for...
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    I'm going to go stock up on the popcorn for this...

    I'm going to go stock up on the popcorn for this one!
  6. How wide is a half-set of hollows and rounds?

    I am thinking of designing a hand-tool cabinet and I wondered how much shelf space to allow for a half-set of hollows and rounds in the cabinet. If my calculations are correct, around 18+ inches. ...
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    Steven, I enjoyed your show and tell. Not bad...

    Steven, I enjoyed your show and tell. Not bad for the first time and with out of true stock.
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    Really beautiful dados. Allen

    Really beautiful dados.

    Allen
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    Skip, Thanks for the information on your steel...

    Skip, Thanks for the information on your steel source!

    Allen
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    That's a good question Skip. I haven't ever...

    That's a good question Skip. I haven't ever tried to figure that out. Let me try to research it and I'll get back with you on that.

    Okay. Looks like my 46 is a type 10-12, so one of the latter...
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    I bought a 46 without cutters on ebay and the...

    I bought a 46 without cutters on ebay and the cutter set from St. James and the missing nickers/spurs on ebay all for quite a bit less than the numbers above. If you don't mind making your own...
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    Gotta dissagree here. If you want to plow with...

    Gotta dissagree here. If you want to plow with the grain, then any plow will work for you. If you want the ability to go cross-grain for dados then the Stanley 46 is a better option for you. The...
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    Check out this article by Chris Schwartz. Good...

    Check out this article by Chris Schwartz. Good information here I think.

    http://www.popularwoodworking.com/woodworking-blogs/chris-schwarz-blog/dmt-introduces-its-dia-flat-plate
  14. Why not buy tools? I've been buying them for...

    Why not buy tools? I've been buying them for years, and probably will continue to do so. Stick to your own plan and be happy. BTW, congrats on getting the nice new tools! I am hoping my titemark...
  15. Thread: Spokeshaves

    by Allen Hunt
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    I emailed Woodjoy for a recommendation for a good...

    I emailed Woodjoy for a recommendation for a good all around spokeshave and the owner recommended the 85. The 85 has an adjustable mouth. I bought one and I am impressed with the quality of the...
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    Might consider a Stanley 46 too.

    Might consider a Stanley 46 too.
  17. Since you have a 7-1/2 I would think hard before...

    Since you have a 7-1/2 I would think hard before getting a no. 8. I have both the 7 and the 8. One advantage of the slightly wider blade on the no. 8 is that it may help in jointing really wide...
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    Oh i forgot my latest and unsed as of yet, the LV...

    Oh i forgot my latest and unsed as of yet, the LV left shooting plane!!!

    Allen
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    Hi Christopher, I have 4 dado planes. HNT...

    Hi Christopher,

    I have 4 dado planes. HNT Gordon in 1/8, 1/4 & 1/2 inch. Auburn dado 1 inch. Love dado planes! Love the anti tearout anvantage skew blade gives you. Use as a shoulder plane...
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    Don, You may want to watch some of the videos of...

    Don, You may want to watch some of the videos of HNT Gordon on Youtube. If you don't have the front nickers down past the depth of the iron, that may be part of the problem. Make sure that your...
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    That is really nice Paul. I might suggest making...

    That is really nice Paul. I might suggest making the leather straps sown together double layer so that you can run the power cord down through it.

    Allen
  22. Well I've bought the lumber to build my chest. ...

    Well I've bought the lumber to build my chest. I've noticed that most tills hang from the left and right sides. I am thinking of hanging my tills from the front and back so that when I take a till...
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    It might depend on the size of the work piece you...

    It might depend on the size of the work piece you work on the most. I saw a video of a wooden moulding plane maker that was using #7 sized plane and he was constantly feeling for plane tracks. I...
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