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    Are you watching Patrick Leach's monthly tool...

    Are you watching Patrick Leach's monthly tool list? There aren't any Type 5 (1911) or 6 (1912 – 1921) No. 605s on the May list, but he's bound to turn up with one. You could reach out to him as...
  2. Thread: 24,000?

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    Nooooooo!!!!!!!!!

    Nooooooo!!!!!!!!!
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    Oops, one shy.

    Oops, one shy.
  4. Thread: 24,000?

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    24,000?

    This is frivolous, but Iím trying to start Thread #24,000 in the Haven. Iíve learned much here and wanted to honor the forum with a recognition. Thanks, everyone.
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    Jay Bates and others have made build videos...

    Jay Bates and others have made build videos (YouTube) for a rolling cart that houses the shop vac and dust deputy. It is about five feet tall and takes little more than the floor area of the shop vac...
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    Eric, you're only likely to need a grinder after...

    Eric, you're only likely to need a grinder after you've worn down an initial primary bevel to the point where your secondary (or tertiary) bevels are taking too big a bite to reach the wire edge. ...
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    Maybe it's just me, but I don't recognize the...

    Maybe it's just me, but I don't recognize the abbreviations here: AD, PPB. Sorry: I type with all ten fingers.
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    It's my day to be a Throwback. I'm in Glen(n)'s...

    It's my day to be a Throwback. I'm in Glen(n)'s camp: My Delta 17-965 sure wasn't $500 new, more like $295 if I remember correctly (back when Caesar was a corporal). It's dependable, accurate,...
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    It looks like I'm in the Dark Ages. I use either...

    It looks like I'm in the Dark Ages. I use either one or two grippy push blocks, like the kind you use with a jointer, to simultaneously push the work down, forward, and into the fence. Seems to...
  10. Rob Lee is part of the solution. He runs an...

    Rob Lee is part of the solution. He runs an outstanding company and it needs us to help him pull it through this temporary mess.

    Yesterday I received a push email from Lee Valley featuring...
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    Last year when I caught the Moxon bug, I wavered...

    Last year when I caught the Moxon bug, I wavered on buying Tom's equipment. I mean, would it be any good?

    I eventually chose not to buy his set and make my own, but I quickly saw that I wanted...
  12. The woodworking detail in the Gamble House is...

    The woodworking detail in the Gamble House is stunning. Here is a fascinating virtual tour. Prepare to be transfixed for a while.

    https://gamblehouse.org/virtual-tour/
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    The short-blade guide looks intriguing for...

    The short-blade guide looks intriguing for spokeshave blades like for the Stanley 151. I cobbled together a wooden holder to fit into my Eclipse, and it's OK, but the sleek aluminum Lee Valley tool...
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    I suppose this grinding method would work for any...

    I suppose this grinding method would work for any chisel with a too-steep land?
  15. I am very pleased to report that my anonymous...

    I am very pleased to report that my anonymous benefactor's steel has arrived. "They" sent me not one but two plates, one with vertical grain and one with horizontal. I didn't know steel had a...
  16. But seemingly inspired by yours.

    But seemingly inspired by yours.
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    Derek, you continue to honor the craft with your...

    Derek, you continue to honor the craft with your ingenuity and respect for fine tools. Your most-favored ones are further celebrated by being ensconced under a secret slide. Delicious. You are a...
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    I start on the jointer, but donít stress with the...

    I start on the jointer, but donít stress with the final few thou of wind. By then, most of the bumps and valleys are gone.

    Next, winding sticks and a set of precision shims help me predict how...
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    Is the Moxon fad subsiding? I sure jumped into...

    Is the Moxon fad subsiding? I sure jumped into it last year, and I'm really glad I did. It's a great bench device. Someone needs to jump on this.
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    Jim, I'll take the Hoadley Understanding Wood if...

    Jim, I'll take the Hoadley Understanding Wood if you still have it. Is this the hardcover? 1980 or 2000 edition?
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    +1 on Phil's advice. Start with a reliable...

    +1 on Phil's advice.

    Start with a reliable straight edge to find high spots. Scribble over the hills with a pencil and shave them down most of the way.

    Then go after "wind." Your table saw...
  22. Those saws look familiar.

    Those saws look familiar.
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    Kevin, this would probably fit into a USPS Medium...

    Kevin, this would probably fit into a USPS Medium Flat Rate box. About fifteen bucks.
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    That's a mystery to me, Dan. It largely sounds...

    That's a mystery to me, Dan. It largely sounds like you're doing the right stuff.

    Let me bring in some terminology.

    To me, the "primary" bevel is achieved on the grinder, or from the...
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    James, I was a little sheepish to ask how to cut...

    James, I was a little sheepish to ask how to cut a saw plate, I'll admit. I don't think I rise to the august title of Renaissance Man (unlike Mr. Koepke). My "metalworking" skills only began to...
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