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    I'm late to the party, but I would cut the...

    I'm late to the party, but I would cut the lengths before squaring up a 14' long board.
    I would cut the lengths about 2 or 3 inches long. Just a thought.
  2. I made new handles for my saws. They are exactly...

    I made new handles for my saws. They are exactly what I want.
    We are woodworkers, my saws are exactly what I want.
  3. Thread: New J/P

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    What, no photos, it did not happen :)

    What, no photos, it did not happen :)
  4. I would cut the wood into squares and then cut...

    I would cut the wood into squares and then cut the circles from the squares.
  5. I have a Wixey on my Dewalt planer. It works well...

    I have a Wixey on my Dewalt planer. It works well and accurate.
  6. If you do not have a good bandsaw, it is time to...

    If you do not have a good bandsaw, it is time to go shopping.
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    You might check Lowes and Home Depot. I have...

    You might check Lowes and Home Depot. I have purchased wood screws from both. They normally have a good selection.
  8. For really fine, I place wet or dry sandpaper wet...

    For really fine, I place wet or dry sandpaper wet on a piece of glass.
    I use as fine as 300 and my edges are razor sharp.
    There are many options for sharpening. Wet or dry sand paper wet on glass...
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    I don't know the metallurgy, but I have had Hock...

    I don't know the metallurgy, but I have had Hock irons and breakers in all of my hand planes for years.
    I hold them in high regard.
  10. I would try some test runs to determine this. I...

    I would try some test runs to determine this. I have 6" riser block on my 14" Jet band saw. You can buy blades to fit it.

    Google "band ,saw riser kit".
  11. I am not pleased with any of the current...

    I am not pleased with any of the current woodworking magazines.
    I think they have run out of new innovative ideas and techniques, both technical and design.
    I do buy and read them though.
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    I absolutely disagree with their assessment of...

    I absolutely disagree with their assessment of Johnson's floor wax. I have a garage wood shop in Galveston County Texas.
    It is humid and tools rust in this climate. My tools do not rust after I put...
  13. You can also finish the sharpening on wet or dry...

    You can also finish the sharpening on wet or dry sandpaper on a glass pane. I finish it dry.
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    Just go to Lowes or Homedepot and shop. You will...

    Just go to Lowes or Homedepot and shop. You will find Delta for one and it is a good grinder.
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    My thought is that the most expensive tool is one...

    My thought is that the most expensive tool is one you bought and never use.

    I have several.:(
  16. I also have a set of these three for sharpening...

    I also have a set of these three for sharpening knives and small tools.
    ...
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    That is why I posted it.

    That is why I posted it.
  18. I have DMT diamond plates and they will produce...

    I have DMT diamond plates and they will produce razor sharp edges. I also have a rough leather strop glued to a board. I charge the leather with stropping compound.

    ...
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    I wouldn't be concerned. We learn from each other.

    I wouldn't be concerned. We learn from each other.
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    It was supposed to be a Paul Sellers site. I...

    It was supposed to be a Paul Sellers site.

    I learned to sharpen saws at Homestead Heritage in Waco Texas in one of his classes. He is not there anymore,
    but Frank Straza is as good as Paul.
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    Check this site. ...

    Check this site.
    ...
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    See this link ...

    See this link
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    The site shows a collection of saw sharpening...

    The site shows a collection of saw sharpening tools. I have many of them and they work.
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    Disstonian Institute

    I just read the handsaw sharpening thread and it occurs some may not know about
    The Disstonian Institute.

    http://www.disstonianinstitute.com/

    Also see this site:
    ...
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    I have a Delta and it is a good tool.

    I have a Delta and it is a good tool.
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