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    Different minds work in different ways. For me...

    Different minds work in different ways. For me RPN would often end up with an error due to forgetting to hit the enter key or hitting an operand key before inputting the next part of the equation.
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    Poll: We go in to town usually at most a couple times a...

    We go in to town usually at most a couple times a week. If more cases start showing up in our area, we may load up the fridge and freezer and stay home more.

    jtk
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    All the high spots on the floor of the dado need...

    All the high spots on the floor of the dado need to be on the same plane. Some tear out below that surface will not matter.

    Depending on where you live it might be easy to find a used dado plane...
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    Jim and Doug, the simplest ways for either of...

    Jim and Doug, the simplest ways for either of these is at the top of the text window:

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    The icon of the world with a chain link allows you to embed a link to an image.

    The little window...
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    Howdy Aiden and welcome to the Creek. It would...

    Howdy Aiden and welcome to the Creek.

    It would help if you could post images. It would only cost you $6 a year to post and view images.

    One of my saws has a crown on the medallion. It may have...
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    If you ever try to salvage wood from pallets you...

    If you ever try to salvage wood from pallets you will see what oak can do to iron nails.

    My projects for out door use are made with brass screws. They hold up better than coated or galvanized...
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    It has been a long time since my last chisel...

    It has been a long time since my last chisel flattening. Usually in the shop my music is playing from my iPod through the radio. It is a pretty eclectic mix.

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    The light is reflecting off...
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    Most computers are able to synch with the NIST >...

    Most computers are able to synch with the NIST > https://www.time.gov

    If your computer is synched, it could be SMC's isn't. There might be other factors involved.

    My machine is linked.

    After...
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    A friend once told me the common snail in...

    A friend once told me the common snail in Northern California were actually an invasive species brought in by an immigrant who raised them for their culinary properties. Of course there were escapees...
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    You bring up good points about tannin in wood. My...

    You bring up good points about tannin in wood. My first thought was the tannin in oak would be bad for the metal. It surprises me that ash also contains tannin.

    Maybe it is time to do some...
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    Those were handy during my days as a telephone...

    Those were handy during my days as a telephone installer. These days my preference is a Millers Falls eggbeater.

    There are three different models of those in a drawer:

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    One of them...
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    My mind can not be made up between it being too...

    My mind can not be made up between it being too far away or something for which there isn't enough space to have in my shop.

    jtk
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    Even my MF made Dunlap given to my grandson was...

    Even my MF made Dunlap given to my grandson was an equal to my Stanley planes.

    jtk
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    My pair of side rabbet planes get used often...

    My pair of side rabbet planes get used often enough they have already earned their justification. One of my biggest regrets about selling tools is selling my Stanley #79 double rabbet plane.

    jtk
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    You are welcome Graham. jtk

    You are welcome Graham.

    jtk
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    Check eBay item number:153810542706 It is...

    Check eBay item number:153810542706

    It is listed as being in the UK.

    jtk
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    Unless you have a desire to keep your plane pure...

    Unless you have a desire to keep your plane pure type 7, a type 6 through type 8 frog would work fine. The type 6 would have right hand threads on the depth adjuster. A type 4 or type 5 frog would...
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    One could also make such a block to go along the...

    One could also make such a block to go along the side of their stone using a side to side motion to sharpen a chisel.

    The first step in learning to sharpen freehand is to accept that it can be...
  19. Oskar, use search terms like > food safe pigment...

    Oskar, use search terms like > food safe pigment < Here is one of the hits > https://www.realmilkpaint.com/blog/tips/child-safe-paint/

    jtk
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    Have you ever tried to push sharpen with the...

    Have you ever tried to push sharpen with the 'scary sharp' method?

    For what it is worth, my sharpening is mostly push and pull.

    jtk
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    We have never used one for cooking. If we did we...

    We have never used one for cooking. If we did we would certainly scrub it down. Maybe even a vinegar bath with some wire brushing.

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    Some serrated knives can be sharpened. It takes...

    Some serrated knives can be sharpened. It takes patience and slipstones or small diamond files for the job.

    My favorite serrated knives have one side without a bevel. If the other side is shaped...
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    If you can fix the divider it will probably look...

    If you can fix the divider it will probably look better in the long run.

    jtk
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    You might try here >...

    You might try here > https://www.leevalley.com/en-us/shop/hardware/project-supplies/metal-parts/44042-lazy-susan-bearings

    jtk
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    Michael, The bird's eye pine came up in a few...

    Michael, The bird's eye pine came up in a few threads: What do you guys look for in wood? was one of them:

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    https://sawmillcreek.org/showthread.php?263092

    Depending on my plans and...
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