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    Very nice! I appreciate making furniture quality...

    Very nice! I appreciate making furniture quality pieces for tools.
    One question...I have a humidity problem in my garage,,,I mean my shop. Not too bad but there are times when light rust forms. ...
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    Wow, beautiful. That took some time, I would...

    Wow, beautiful. That took some time, I would imagine. Looks like you are just up the road a piece from me.

    John
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    Very nice! What a great idea. I' going to have...

    Very nice! What a great idea. I' going to have to make one. One question... Did you already have the labels that you put on the box? That is a nice touch, but I don't have the label.
    Thanks for...
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    Very nice. I like it. I'm always looking for...

    Very nice. I like it. I'm always looking for smaller projects that has character.

    John
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    Hmmm. Interesting. On the one hand, that is a...

    Hmmm. Interesting. On the one hand, that is a long way from Maryland. But, on the other hand, I went to Adrian College and have not been back in quite a while. Something to consider.

    John
  6. Thread: Chess Board

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    Very, very nice! What's next! Chessmen?

    Very, very nice! What's next! Chessmen?
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    Can I presume that you wear white when working...

    Can I presume that you wear white when working before 6 PM?
  8. I love working with cherry. I can only tell you...

    I love working with cherry. I can only tell you what I have made from cherry.
    2 bedroom night stands
    2 dressers
    1 tv console - my absolute favorite
    1 end table
    1 library book stand - a nice...
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    Spent some time working on my printer cabinet...

    Spent some time working on my printer cabinet with drawers. Made 3 drawers with through dovetails. The cabinet is made out of cherry as well as the drawer fronts. The sides and back of the drawers...
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    To all, Thanks so much for your comments and...

    To all,
    Thanks so much for your comments and advice.

    Lee,

    Your suggestion of making a thin shaving from a piece of maple was an excellent piece of advice. I had a piece of maple handy so I...
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    Chair Repair Questions

    My wife works at a Dr Office where one of the Dr's has a nice chair broken by a patient. Specifically, the rung attached to the two front legs broke right at the tenon.
    I was able to fix the chair...
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    Much the same with me. I was going to post a...

    Much the same with me.

    I was going to post a pic with a bandage from my most current project and a scar from a past project, but I couldn't decide on which hand to use. I have multiple...
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    So good to get back into doing an actual...

    So good to get back into doing an actual woodworking project after many months of other activities.

    I had purchased some nice cherry to make a printer cabinet with drawers. Friday night I was...
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    Had a new roof put on the house on Friday. ...

    Had a new roof put on the house on Friday. Saturday, I had an electrician running wire for 2 new circuits. While he was fishing wire through walls, I took some time to make some handles for 6 old...
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    Thanks, Bill. Thanks, Steve. I was not sure...

    Thanks, Bill.
    Thanks, Steve.

    I was not sure if I needed a special, or a unique iron. Your responses helped me alot. Also, I now know what specific plane I bought. I have one other transition...
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    Help ID Old Bailey Plane

    I recently went to a flea market and picked up an old plane (paid $13). When I got it home I tried to learn more about it. Here is what I learned:

    1. Printed on the depth adjustment know is...
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    Dennis, Congrats on your ITIL certified status. ...

    Dennis, Congrats on your ITIL certified status. I am as well.

    The most significant accomplishment, and by far the most rewarding, was having one of my grandsons (age 4) with me in the shop. I...
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    Rusty Veneer Scraper

    On Friday, I went to a yard sale and picked up a few items, one of which is a veneer scraper. It has not markings on it that I have found:
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    It was (still is for that matter) pretty rusty...
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    Bill, Thanks! Excellent information on types...

    Bill,

    Thanks! Excellent information on types on the RexMill site. Just what I wanted to know.

    John
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    Jim, I will check the frog screw when I get...

    Jim,
    I will check the frog screw when I get home.

    I'm curious...you said "when your plane was made"... approximately what year was that?

    Thanks again for all your help.

    John
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    I decided that it was prudent to cut the tote...

    I decided that it was prudent to cut the tote screw to remove the tote. The tote was already broken clear through and the screw was bent. I think you can see a bend just above the cut.
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    Patrick, Thanks for your response. The...

    Patrick,

    Thanks for your response.

    The 'line' continues across the top of the side. There does not appear to be any 'repair' evidence from the inside. the different 'shades' appeared when...
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    Thanks,Stew. I had not considered the risk of...

    Thanks,Stew.

    I had not considered the risk of a brittle cast iron base.

    John
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    Richard, What you described sounds alot like...

    Richard,

    What you described sounds alot like my plane. I will give that a try.

    John
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    Derek, The other side is solid the whole...

    Derek,

    The other side is solid the whole length.

    John
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