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    Love it! jtk

    Love it!

    jtk
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    A wise old saying, "if it ain't broke, don't try...

    A wise old saying, "if it ain't broke, don't try to fix it."

    jtk
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    Erich, it is also because the metal fence can...

    Erich, it is also because the metal fence can leave marks on some woods. The wood fence is less likely to mark the work.

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    Rob, One of the things that helped me during...

    Rob, One of the things that helped me during cutting practice dovetails was to try cutting them different ways. My usual method is to cut tails first. Starting with pins first made me look at cutting...
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    Shavings from spokeshaves often tend to curl...

    Shavings from spokeshaves often tend to curl around the front of the shave. Could that be the kind of clogging you are experiencing?

    In my spokeshave use it is rare to produce a full width...
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    Hi Bob, Do you mean wooden fences to add to a...

    Hi Bob, Do you mean wooden fences to add to a metallic fence?

    What planes are these going to be on?

    For my Record #778 a piece of rosewood was used:

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    Best is a piece of hard wood...
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    +1 on this. Pictures of your shave could help....

    +1 on this.

    Pictures of your shave could help. Knowing what shave is giving you problems could also help.

    Here are a couple of shaves that gave me problems >...
  8. My answer is the same as Doug's. It might be...

    My answer is the same as Doug's. It might be worth a call to the maker's toll free number.

    jtk
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    435975 jtk

    435975

    jtk
  10. How old is the washer? Have you searched the...

    How old is the washer?

    Have you searched the make and model for a technical manual?

    jtk
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    A few more for these trying times: 435956 ...

    A few more for these trying times:

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    What do the interstellar travelers think of us?

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    A friend wants to know:
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    The Fourth of July is this weekend, so remember:...

    The Fourth of July is this weekend, so remember:

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    For those who still have a job in a workplace:

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    Sometimes it is a drag when you device does things you don't want them to do:
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    Thanks for the compliment Will. jtk

    Thanks for the compliment Will.

    jtk
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    George's basement has something about taking them...

    George's basement has something about taking them apart to repair them. If my memory is working they mention some green greese inside the ratcheting works that is prone to drying.

    If you feel...
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    Cool Bill.

    It is amazing how many of these 'little helpers' eventually end up in the shop.

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    Not a whole lot, but it isn't something that...

    Not a whole lot, but it isn't something that catches my attention.

    It is more likely a brew pub or antique shop would catch my eye.

    jtk
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    It has never bothered me to take a little time to...

    It has never bothered me to take a little time to read something.

    If it is absolutely boring, it may reward me with a nap.

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    Great work. jtk

    Great work.

    jtk
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    My previous residence was in a large tract of...

    My previous residence was in a large tract of homes built in 1942 & 1943. There were thousands of homes built in the San Francisco bay area at the time to house workers in the new ship yards that...
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    They are sure to make their new owners happy and...

    They are sure to make their new owners happy and proud.

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    With some it seems the tolerances went out the...

    With some it seems the tolerances went out the window. Some of the later planes that have come through my shop didn't have the base of the frog machined square. The frog could be seen to be out of...
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    Bob, Thanks for bringing us all up to date on...

    Bob, Thanks for bringing us all up to date on this.

    Maybe word will get back to Narex on this. Maybe they will at least pack a note with their chisels about the aggressive means needed to remove...
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    Hi Randy, the type of work you will be doing will...

    Hi Randy, the type of work you will be doing will determine the mallet you will want to use. For tapping together a few pieces of wood or tapping a chisel, a light mallet will work fine.

    If you...
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    Thanks for getting back on this. jtk

    Thanks for getting back on this.

    jtk
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    Harold, do you have any thoughts on rehardening...

    Harold, do you have any thoughts on rehardening these?

    Looks good btw.

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