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  1. A few light strokes and scrapes with the tip of...

    A few light strokes and scrapes with the tip of your marking knife can usually clean up any little bits left at the junction of vertical saw cuts and the floor of the joint, a situation that can...
  2. If you're changing the angle, regrinds can take a...

    If you're changing the angle, regrinds can take a little extra time;
    Unless the edge is chipped, the grinder is there only to produce a hollow; you don't grind to the edge even when changing...
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    Alas, I can't see the photos. I haven't gotten...

    Alas, I can't see the photos. I haven't gotten round to subscribing though clearly I should soon.
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    I'd love to know what The Over the Hill Gang does...

    I'd love to know what The Over the Hill Gang does with all the extra "edge retention" being touted in this thread. I'm imagining unbridled, vigorous planing for hours on end, well, maybe not. Some...
  5. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tvvv9K3BAA8&t=68s...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tvvv9K3BAA8&t=68s

    Plenty more videos on sandpaper sharpening which by the way has been around as long as have abrasive papers.
  6. The grinder is only meant to thin 99% of the...

    The grinder is only meant to thin 99% of the time. It only shortens when you need to go all the way to the cutting edge to take out a nick. If you regularly produce a burr at the grinder you're...
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    Glad you got a laugh!

    Glad you got a laugh!
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    The sure way to put a magazine under at this...

    The sure way to put a magazine under at this point would be to feature a steady diet of Chippendale, Georgian, and Federal period projects.
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    Use it with all its original equipment - iron,...

    Use it with all its original equipment - iron, breaker, lever cap.

    A Hock iron does little if anything for such a plane. It's not a tool you're going to use all day long so any extra edge...
  10. ;) Keep it ready!

    ;) Keep it ready!
  11. A higher angle and a tight mouth? Blasphemy. ...

    A higher angle and a tight mouth? Blasphemy. The cap iron gang has their torches lit, nooses tied and ready. They're on their way. Run.
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    Hyperbole aside about the ridiculous atmospheric...

    Hyperbole aside about the ridiculous atmospheric conditions it takes to make a glue fail, and under other circumstances that cause the sad event, at the end of the day you'd rather the glue fail and...
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    Just one man's opinion Mark.

    Just one man's opinion Mark.
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    Excerpts from the Winterthur study which can be...

    Excerpts from the Winterthur study which can be found in its entirety here: http://www.wag-aic.org/1990/WAG_90_buck.pdf

    I wouldn't quit using liquid hide glue based on this study at all unless...
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    An average steel of not much import works pretty...

    An average steel of not much import works pretty well at 35* If you have to go that high, save your money.
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    Sure thing!

    Sure thing!
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    https://woodworker.com/dovetail-jig-16-mssu-814-06...

    https://woodworker.com/dovetail-jig-16-mssu-814-065.asp
  18. I haven't raised the grain with a water-based...

    I haven't raised the grain with a water-based finish since 1972 ;-)
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    Sad state of affairs, though there are some...

    Sad state of affairs, though there are some individual bright spots:

    https://www.skinnerinc.com/search?s=Windsor+chair

    Imagine six of these for $1,200:
    ...
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    Use a slender scratch awl and when sawing just...

    Use a slender scratch awl and when sawing just leave the whole mark which you will have made with ONE STROKE of the awl. Do not dig a ditch. Do not use a fat awl. The point needs to be like a needle....
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    Shop practices varied Warren. Nobody is bad...

    Shop practices varied Warren. Nobody is bad mouthing anybody. You still don't need a two pound mallet to drive a 1/4" mortise chisel, or 5/16", or 3/8" for that matter. Sorry. Can you use one? ...
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    The end of your chisel may not like it much, but...

    The end of your chisel may not like it much, but a 10 oz. or so Warrington delivers wonderfully crisp, concentrated impetus. Our Asian woodworking brethren would have no trouble understanding this.
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    Quality consistent steel honed at a not too...

    Quality consistent steel honed at a not too obtuse angle, all supported by good honing media means you don't need a two pound mallet to chop a bloody 1/4" wide mortise. Good Lord man that thing...
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    That's about the right size. A close to two pound...

    That's about the right size. A close to two pound mallet, in the 30 oz. range, is preposterous for furniture mortises which beg to be cut not mauled to death.
  25. Exactly right.

    Exactly right.
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