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    Well....for ONE thing....I consider the 62 merely...

    Well....for ONE thing....I consider the 62 merely a Jack plane...and it will be used as just that. Have enough #3 and #4 sized smoothers, anyway.

    Not everyone feels the "need" to use...
  2. Youtube fellow would be The Renaissance...

    Youtube fellow would be The Renaissance Woodworker?
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    Wood River No. 62....right out of the box. ...

    Wood River No. 62....right out of the box.

    Angle of the bevel is the exact same as the one in my Stanley No. 60-1/2......and, that low angle block plane doesn't tear out.
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    Works...
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    Until one looks at the "cutters" in that lunchbox...

    Until one looks at the "cutters" in that lunchbox planer....and finds they are also "bevel down"......

    Only use I have found so far for a bevel up jack plane? I use it as a SCRUB plane.
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    Lets see, to "scrub", you are using a thick,...

    Lets see, to "scrub", you are using a thick, highly cambered edge, to take HEAVY cross-grain shavings.......a "flat sole" is usually not a requirement. Of course, one could hold the plane in such a...
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    OK, IF one happens to have a large sledge...

    OK, IF one happens to have a large sledge hammer.....place it in a vise.....and use a face of the hammer as an anvil......You are not being a Blacksmith, you are just "tapping" with a smaller hammer,...
  7. Thread: Ooops

    by steven c newman
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    Broken tote? 421059 And, when I am allowed to...

    Broken tote?
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    And, when I am allowed to work in the shop, again...
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    I can shape & shave this spare down to match...
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    1st coat is on the table.....may get #2 after a...

    1st coat is on the table.....may get #2 after a bit..
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    Will take a few more coats....
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    Maybe the OP could clean the chisel up, and...

    Maybe the OP could clean the chisel up, and sharpen it up.....and let us know how it actually works.

    Have had quite a few Fulton planes....and none had a pressed steel frog...Worth brand, on...
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    No stents were needed. Everything looked good, I...

    No stents were needed. Everything looked good, I guess. They seemed to think it may be a kidney causing the troubles.

    Table has been hauled upstairs ( Grandson) and a quart of Amber Shellac...
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    Over the years, there has been a lot of planes...

    Over the years, there has been a lot of planes come through my shop.....hundreds, actually.....do I regret any? Not really. Why? Because how else was I to learn about HOW a plane works, what...
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    When one finds a #5 sized plane, with a HUGE...

    When one finds a #5 sized plane, with a HUGE mouth...one merely grinds the iron into a 8" radius...and, then you have a scrub plane.

    Scrubs are for going across the grain. Then a jack can go...
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    The Stanley 75 was designed more for...

    The Stanley 75 was designed more for Glaziers....The 75 is best suited to clean out the areas where old glazing was, and get things down to bare wood again, and prep things for the next pane of glass...
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    Fulton was a brand name used by Sargent, as they...

    Fulton was a brand name used by Sargent, as they made a line of tools for sale by Sear & Roebuck.....
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    From this .. 420978 (panel is 3/4" x 16" x 18")...

    From this ..
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    (panel is 3/4" x 16" x 18")
    through this...
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    (plane is a Stanley No. 6, type 7)
    To this..
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    Then flip the panel over, and repeat...
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    So..if I were to run the above board through a...

    So..if I were to run the above board through a planer.....all the feed rollers will do is push the cupped board down flat......which will just pop back up once it is out of the planer....BTDT.
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    Just got back home this morning...Heart Cath went...

    Just got back home this morning...Heart Cath went OK....no stents needed. So. now I am on the "DL" for a few weeks, letting the plug in the leg's artery heal up.

    Maybe the first of the year,...
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    Time to show off a bit... 420763 Before the...

    Time to show off a bit...
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    Before the "Gunstock" stain goes on....
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    And, after the stain was brushed on...and wiped down..
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    Just a simple, little table....
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    Waiting on...
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    Ripped some pine scrap down to 1 x 2s 420755...

    Ripped some pine scrap down to 1 x 2s
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    Then used a mitersaw to make a few cuts..
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    until I had 4 corner blocks....
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    Then a few pilot holes and countersinks
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    Aprons...
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    Ok...lay out a few toys.. 420663 Lay out where...

    Ok...lay out a few toys..
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    Lay out where the mortises will go...have 8 to do..
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    Chop a while, test the fit...
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    Chop a bit deeper..
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    Had a few "crumbs" down in the...
  21. Thread: Aprons

    by steven c newman
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    Done for today.... 420662 Hang the apron up,...

    Done for today....
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    Hang the apron up, close up shop...
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    Used a lot, when doing drywall.....

    Used a lot, when doing drywall.....
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    Kobalt #4 "smoother" from Lowes.....junk.

    Kobalt #4 "smoother" from Lowes.....junk.
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    Ok...worked about 1 hour this morning.....Clamps...

    Ok...worked about 1 hour this morning.....Clamps came off the top.....planed and sanded both faces smooth...decided this face will be the "underside"
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    Then laid out where the legs will...
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    Nothing in the shop says "Quitting Time!" like...

    Nothing in the shop says "Quitting Time!" like the act of hanging your apron up......
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