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  1. My brass was purchased in the local ACE Hardware...

    My brass was purchased in the local ACE Hardware before they closed the store.

    It was used for this spokeshave project:

    https://sawmillcreek.org/showthread.php?269044

    jtk
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    How about remembering when you used one of these:...

    How about remembering when you used one of these:

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    Anyone still use them?

    jtk
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    Everyone staying inside? 429265 Someone...

    Everyone staying inside?

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    Someone told me the blood banks were running low…

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    Learned something about coffee drinkers:
  4. Here is an Idea for a Simple Item for Those Who Garden

    One thing that may be a good distraction for families & Kids until the Covid-19 pandemic has past:

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    This 'milk jug greenhouse' has a base for rooting cuttings. My bay tree has had a few...
  5. Steven, You may want to reread post #7, quoted...

    Steven, You may want to reread post #7, quoted above, unless of course you want to send Sam a blade to a plane for which he has already arranged for a refund from the original seller.

    jtk
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    For me, once a year is enough for getting my hair...

    For me, once a year is enough for getting my hair cut. This is an image before last year's spring ritual:

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    My wife cuts my hair. My patience sitting while Candy tries to do 'salon...
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    Winston, you seem to have corrected your blade...

    Winston, you seem to have corrected your blade before my afternoon in the shop to take photos of one method to work on the back of a plane blade.

    Your blade looks to have been beyond repair via...
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    Chris, The first step is to evaluate what can be...

    Chris, The first step is to evaluate what can be done to repair this saw. Does it look like the holding pin is straight through for both the vertical holding and the angled holding of the blades? You...
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    There seem to be a lot of takes on old popular...

    There seem to be a lot of takes on old popular tunes:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0uDTs-9fq00

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sPLgsV_Ms3Q
    ...
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    My condolences Steve. jtk

    My condolences Steve.

    jtk
  11. Sam, there is just as much 'cool factor' in...

    Sam, there is just as much 'cool factor' in having a new Veritas LA Jack as there is in having a century old Stanley/Bailey Jack plane. It is just a different 'cool factor.'

    One thing that is cool...
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    And possibly cracking it. jtk

    And possibly cracking it.

    jtk
  13. One of the main details is if you want a plane...

    One of the main details is if you want a plane ready to go or do you want one you might have to clean and sharpen.

    The second detail is the reason you are wanting a jack plane. What are the kinds...
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    Forty Two bucks from Ron Hock >...

    Forty Two bucks from Ron Hock > http://www.hocktools.com/products/bp.html

    If your old chip breaker is in good shape it will work fine.

    You could also spend a little extra for a new chip...
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    Some advice from Jeff Dunham & Friends >...

    Some advice from Jeff Dunham & Friends > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AA2r6rca2v4&feature=youtu.be

    jtk
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    One problem with a dehumidifier is in an unheated...

    One problem with a dehumidifier is in an unheated shop it can freeze up in cold weather.

    jtk
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    Yes, predicting events is uncertain. Being...

    Yes, predicting events is uncertain. Being prepared for events is simple planning using foresight of many possible situations.

    Pandemics, earthquakes, droughts, floods and other disasters all...
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    Never let the desire for the perfect get in the...

    Never let the desire for the perfect get in the way of what needs being done good enough right now.



    Who makes the circuit boards GM currently uses in their vehicles?

    Their vehicles...
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    Here on the Creek and on other sites with...

    Here on the Creek and on other sites with community discussions there are old posts/threads that pop up again when someone reads them and makes a reply. They are often referred to as "Zombie Posts or...
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    My reply was going to recommend Norton 3X...

    My reply was going to recommend Norton 3X abrasive sheets. Then after looking it up, Norton claims their stearate sheet "cuts faster and lasts longer than 3X technology."

    My last pack of sandpaper...
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    You are welcome. My base is about a quarter...

    You are welcome.

    My base is about a quarter inch thick, ymmv.

    jtk
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    There may be a couple of ways to nullify your...

    There may be a couple of ways to nullify your statement.

    One is to turn the adjuster nut upside down. This adds a bit of height for the taller blade.

    Second is to add a thin wood base. This...
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    Here is an old post of me ripping some ash on...

    Here is an old post of me ripping some ash on horses > https://sawmillcreek.org/showthread.php?167535

    jtk
  24. Ogee it's Fun - Ogee it's Easy - Ogee We Love to Make an Ogee

    As a design feature ogees have been used for a few millennia. With molding planes the shape is made fairly easy with a pair of hollow & round planes.

    It can also be used as an addition to flat...
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    Yes Graham, it is fairly easy for me living on 5+...

    Yes Graham, it is fairly easy for me living on 5+ acres. Being a hermit comes easy.



    Thanks for pointing this out Warren. This sounds like a good argument for the parallel guide.

    jtk
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