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  1. Wood Eye Wood Products. He took a walnut tree...

    Wood Eye Wood Products. He took a walnut tree down for me a couple of years ago. Not the fastest to get back to in touch.
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    I have always loved the comb back Windsor chair...

    I have always loved the comb back Windsor chair form. It is on my bucket list as well. You did the form more than justice. Each of the pieces, turnings, seat and back come together in your...
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    In that case you are not going to be depending on...

    In that case you are not going to be depending on the wood itself for strength, the resin will supply the strength. Getting a straight cut with a saw is going to hard. Mark as best you can, cut...
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    Delta mini lathe, bed extention

    I picked up a Delta mini used for a good price. I was wondering if other than Deltqa bed extentions will work on it. You can pick up midi/miini bed extentions that look the same for about half the...
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    There is a wood slide a few miles from here that...

    There is a wood slide a few miles from here that has been in place in for decades. It was an old railroad park and it is still open. Covered at the top and built into the side of a hill. Folks use...
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    I must be missing something. First though I had...

    I must be missing something. First though I had was a wooden spring of some kind to give you the push release action. Understand not wanting to do some kind of plastic mass produced stuff, but and...
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    I remember as a kid going through my Grandfather...

    I remember as a kid going through my Grandfather old books and coming accross a manual of for a WWI Hispano Suiza aero engine. Had a huge fold out diagram of the engine. I think my Uncle Fred...
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    At that age it is also very likely bald cypress. ...

    At that age it is also very likely bald cypress. Given that you are in PA, it is far more likely cypress than cedar. Fur would not last that long. Cypress will turn gray with age.
  9. Restucting. This is a Chapter 11, and the are...

    Restucting. This is a Chapter 11, and the are looking for a buyer. It is likely only some of the publications will find a market and the likely buyer will be an online retailer that can make it...
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    Good, practical advise. :)

    Good, practical advise.
    :)
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    I have been making fire staters for fireplaces,...

    I have been making fire staters for fireplaces, campfires etc. for years out of wood shaving. Take a paper egg carton, put in a pile of not too compressed shavings, pour melted parafin wax over the...
  12. Thread: Hide Glue?

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    I have become a fan of hot hide glue. I first...

    I have become a fan of hot hide glue. I first used it when I had some old veneer to repair and I have not looked back. Any glue up and clamping needs to be thought out in advance and tested before...
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    Leland cypress in not cypress. It is more...

    Leland cypress in not cypress. It is more closely related to juniper than bald cypress. Cypress will not develop 'knees' if it grows outside a swamp, but it will grow just about anyplace the...
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    I have had luck getting that type of item from...

    I have had luck getting that type of item from Stanley directly. It is amazing what they have in stock. I was able to get knickers and screws for mine several years ago.
  15. Thread: Chimes

    by Dan Carroll
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    Have you looked at organ chimes?

    Have you looked at organ chimes?
  16. Turned Nativity- anyone ever done one? Tips

    I have been thinking about trying to duplicate a turned Nativity set that my parents picked up about 50 years ago in the Philippines. It has a vary modern feel with different color woods. I am not...
  17. I have seen this joint many times. I also recall...

    I have seen this joint many times. I also recall that the company that made the machines went out of business in the 1880's and that the last company to use the Knapp machines continued to make...
  18. Thanks, I will turn the anvil around. Something...

    Thanks, I will turn the anvil around. Something did not look right when I looked at other pictures of the set and you answered my questions.
  19. Got some new (old) tools today... Stanley 42X and some spoke shaves.

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    The spoke shave with the wood handles appears to be bronze (gunmetal?). No markings I can find. I am completely unfamiliar with saw sets and I am not sure if the Stanley 42X...
  20. He has been doing it on his own. Keep in mind he...

    He has been doing it on his own. Keep in mind he started this paperwork in Az when it was ground zero for lost paperwork etc. in the VA. He has been getting whip sawed a bit. Also it seems like...
  21. My brother has been waiting out a VA disability...

    My brother has been waiting out a VA disability for several years now. He was awarded a purple heart in action off of Beirut in the 1980's, has lung issues from a fire on a sub and other problems...
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    Now all I need to do is find a few irons for it. ...

    Now all I need to do is find a few irons for it. It only had one and it is something like 7/16. It did clean up very nice.
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    Yes to all three. Wedge looks like there is a...

    Yes to all three. Wedge looks like there is a small piece missing at the end, maybe. There is so much dirt and tobacco tar on it that it is hard to tell.
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    Ohio Tool Company Plow plane

    Anyone out there able to pass on info on Ohio Tool Company plow planes? I was given one by my wife and before I put work into it, I want to figure out if 1) it is worth it and 2) if it is a good...
  25. Poll: Dry, mostly I depend on the moisture that nature...

    Dry, mostly I depend on the moisture that nature provides. I live in an area that gets pretty constant rain however and once in a great while when we do have a summer drought, I have been known to...
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