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    Ok,,,,so yours are both ANTIQUE AND VERY RARE on...

    Ok,,,,so yours are both ANTIQUE AND VERY RARE on eBay. Congratulations!
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    Woodcraft tends to favor things that are green. ...

    Woodcraft tends to favor things that are green. Rockler likes blue (plastic). So....maybe older Woodcraft?
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    I second everything Tony says, plus it saves you...

    I second everything Tony says, plus it saves you having to buy the second blade. I too would prefer O-1 throughout and was lucky to acquire some L_N blades for bench planes while they were still...
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    Check with Ron Hock at Hock Tools. I have one of...

    Check with Ron Hock at Hock Tools. I have one of his O-1 irons for my LN adjustable mouth block plane and it takes a great edge. Its worth an email to find out.
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    Most saw enthusiasts know about it, but newer...

    Most saw enthusiasts know about it, but newer folks may not. There seem to be new names showing up in forums and some of the topics raised are indicative of less experienced tool enthusiasts. A...
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    I will share a few of these suggestions with...

    I will share a few of these suggestions with Derek Jones, editor of Furniture and Cabinet Making magazine in the UK, while I am with him this weekend. It will be interesting to get his take on...
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    Nice looking, well-built bench. Depending on the...

    Nice looking, well-built bench. Depending on the vise(s) you choose, you may have to shift the top in the direction of your vise, as room is needed to avoid conflict with vise mechanism and the...
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    Derek, I see a portable support behind your Moxon...

    Derek, I see a portable support behind your Moxon vise. A table eliminates that extra appliance plus gives you dog holes to employ, in my case, the Veritas Hold-down to secure hold the tail board...
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    In response to Alan's comments about the...

    In response to Alan's comments about the bench-on-bench design for a Moxon vise, I will next week be building such a design with British woodworker Derek Jones (Marc Adams School). Derek points out...
  10. Chris Schwarz recently wrote an LAP blog entry...

    Chris Schwarz recently wrote an LAP blog entry about Millersburg. There is a new w/w school there also. Check the Lost Art Press blog.
  11. Diamond plates unfortuneately do not last...

    Diamond plates unfortuneately do not last forever....and using them to flatten stones wears them even faster. This topic has been discussed many times on this forum.
  12. Threw that green norton stone away years ago. ...

    Threw that green norton stone away years ago. There used to be a video of a well-known woodworker smashing one to a hundres pieces with a big hammer. Get the picture?:rolleyes:
  13. Put me in the camp using a toothed blade (on...

    Put me in the camp using a toothed blade (on difficult woods) before final planing. I'm currently building a Moxon vise from white ash. That wood has so many grain reversals that the finish planing...
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    Whether you wear a Rolex or a Timex, there is...

    Whether you wear a Rolex or a Timex, there is never enough time to get it all done right if you don't know what you're doing.
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    If it makes you feel any better, the dye would...

    If it makes you feel any better, the dye would have faded just as badly.
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    Depending on which finish (or none) is chosen,...

    Depending on which finish (or none) is chosen, walnut will always change from the freshly machined cocoa color. If left unfinished it will get a grey / tan color and perhaps lighten a bit over time....
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    The LN #62 blade would be far too thick for the...

    The LN #62 blade would be far too thick for the Stanley. Check with Ron Hock to see if he has a replacement lying around.
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    Gosh, I'd give anything to have my posts removed from this thread.:eek: I really didn't want to hear from the "great craftman makes a highboy with only a sharp butterknife" proponents, and the Aldi...
  19. My inquiry was merely to find out the make of the...

    My inquiry was merely to find out the make of the chisel that I didn't recognize. Oddly enough, I didn't notice any butter knives on Phillip Lowes bench.

    I have seen many frustrated woodworkers...
  20. I got a prompt reply from Phil Lowe regarding the...

    I got a prompt reply from Phil Lowe regarding the chisels. They are Marples chisels, unmodified, purchased from Woodcraft about thirty or so years ago. I thought they looked fresher than that...
  21. Thanks. I took your suggestions and sent off a...

    Thanks. I took your suggestions and sent off a note to him. I'll share if I get an answer.
  22. What brand of chisels is Philip C. Lowe using?

    I have been watching the amazing hand tool skills of Phil Lowe in some instructional videos made available by one of the woodworking magazines. He uses a set of tang chisels that look very rubust...
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    Jim Pallas: You and I are on the same page, my...

    Jim Pallas: You and I are on the same page, my friend.
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    For the better part of a year, I did no...

    For the better part of a year, I did no woodworking other than dovetailing corners on 4" wide poplar practice boards; maybe a couple of joints per week. It was work with no beginning nor end, nor...
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    There used to be a small web page entitled "The...

    There used to be a small web page entitled "The Langdon Miter Box". I can't seem to find it, but someone may have stored content in their files.. It was the one and only site that explaned the...
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