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  1. Check here >...

    Check here > https://www.victornet.com/subdepartments/Special-Pitch-Taps-up-to-1-2/1260.html < they do have a $25 minimum order.

    Look through the rest of their site. You are sure to find something...
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    One has to start by being a bit picky about the...

    One has to start by being a bit picky about the lumber they are going to work.

    Also size has something to do with it. It is difficult at best to make a panel out of two 1"X12"X8' boards to be...
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    It has been almost a year since last setting foot...

    It has been almost a year since last setting foot inside the local Home Depot. My hope was to get out quickly. Candy needed to use the restroom. She was informed she could find me on aisle 18 looking...
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    Often the problem can be seen from the outside....

    Often the problem can be seen from the outside. Parts of the roof without snow accumulation is where the in house heat is getting through to the roof and melting the snow. The melted snow flows down...
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    From the story at that link: Interesting...

    From the story at that link:



    Interesting the power generator put it in terms of percentage of power on the grid instead of wattage output.

    For some reason my brain always looks at this as...
  6. Another useful tool was remembered, a pair of...

    Another useful tool was remembered, a pair of winding sticks. This will help with the truing up the top.

    jtk
  7. Thread: Ouch!

    by Jim Koepke
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    Heal quick Steven. My push sticks are always...

    Heal quick Steven.

    My push sticks are always close at hand before the saw is turned on.

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    There are three on the right between the winding sticks and the bird's mouth.

    Though my...
  8. Those big ones must be for timber framing or mine...

    Those big ones must be for timber framing or mine supports.

    Also consider a 1/2" swan neck can work in a 3/4" or 1" mortise. A 3/4" or 1" swan neck won't work in a 1/2" mortise.

    jtk
  9. My router plane is one of the few Sargent planes...

    My router plane is one of the few Sargent planes in my shop. Hopefully someone with the knowledge or a Stanley router and a thread gauge can help here.

    Unless you have a volunteer machinist it...
  10. Something must have gone right over my head....

    Something must have gone right over my head. Where does one have to tap for screws when building a bench?

    Before reading that my reply was going to be some stout chisels for the mortises:
    ...
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    Hi James, There have been a couple, if not more,...

    Hi James, There have been a couple, if not more, threads on this already > https://sawmillcreek.org/showthread.php?244775 < is specifically on the Veritas tools.

    This thread >...
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    This is my current user: 453037 It has...

    This is my current user:

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    It has worked well for me so far.

    jtk
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    It amazes me how many people do not know where...

    It amazes me how many people do not know where the street shut off or the house shut off valve are located.

    Another problem is some places might not have "freeze line" codes. Then there is the...
  14. It is almost impossible to find a speciality nut...

    It is almost impossible to find a speciality nut like the top hat nut used on a router plane. Beyond that, Stanley used odd threads for everything. The likely hood of finding something off the shelf...
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    About fourteen feet total done in four pieces....

    About fourteen feet total done in four pieces. Not much more than an hour each. No hurries, no worries.



    Codes? We don't need no stinking codes… :eek: :D

    Besides, it is the state codes that...
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    How did they ever find each other? jtk

    How did they ever find each other?

    jtk
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    Can a Handrail be Molding?

    SWMBO wants handrails on the stairways for the porches. So what she wants she gets.

    This will be shaped using a Stanley #45 and three hollow molding planes.

    The reeding was chosen as a tactile...
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    It may be easiest to file a few thousandths off...

    It may be easiest to file a few thousandths off the end of the lateral lever.

    jtk
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    452911452912452913452914452915452916 Some...

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    Some artistic Levity:

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    And some relaxing levitation:

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  20. Telephone scams are so prevalent it is a wonder...

    Telephone scams are so prevalent it is a wonder there is anyone left who doesn't know.

    We receive more scam calls than people we know calling.

    As long as the service providers & politicians do...
  21. Howdy Davis and welcome to the Creek. Good...

    Howdy Davis and welcome to the Creek.

    Good luck with the hunt.

    jtk
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    Can you find an older Stanley blade? Maybe you...

    Can you find an older Stanley blade?

    Maybe you can check ebay. There appears to be a few listings for #408 blades and breakers.

    jtk
  23. Thread: Backsaw set

    by Jim Koepke
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    Disston made a saw without set an the teeth were...

    Disston made a saw without set an the teeth were not filed. They were purposely made to be less likely to cut.

    The Disston MS > https://sawlady.com/saws-made-for-music/

    Saw one at a party many...
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    Having used both old and new saws both are...

    Having used both old and new saws both are usable. Now it all depends on what is being cut that determines the saw.

    For most dovetail work my thin plate saws at 14 & 15 ppi are usually preferred. ...
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    Wow, the resurrection of a fifteen year old...

    Wow, the resurrection of a fifteen year old thread. This is from before my even finding SMC. Amazing how much knowledge has seeped into my brain from these old pages.



    Mark, glad to see you are...
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