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    Very nice looking tote Axel. Interesting idea...

    Very nice looking tote Axel.

    Interesting idea of using the handle risers as separators for small storage at the ends of the box.

    Something others will surely copy in future tool totes.

    jtk
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    The cost seems to depend on where one purchases...

    The cost seems to depend on where one purchases Marvel Mystery Oil:

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    According to Wikipedia it is mostly mineral oil:


    Whatever works…

    jtk
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    At $2.79 for a 20oz bottle the baby oil costs...

    At $2.79 for a 20oz bottle the baby oil costs $17.86 per gallon. Keeping babies from squeaking is a bit cheaper. Food grade mineral oil at $2.49 a pint would cost $19.92 a gallon at my local grocer....
  4. Oops got the question wrong, rewrite. Many...

    Oops got the question wrong, rewrite.

    Many years ago a hardwood supplier in Emeryville/Berkeley had a pair of dovetail guides by Joseph Marples:

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    They are the two in the lower right...
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    My larger oilstones are in their own boxes that...

    My larger oilstones are in their own boxes that absorb any stray oil. The oilstone sharpening area is on a piece of scrap 1/2" plywood that also absorbs any stray oil. Then there are shop rags...
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    Yes, that was checked after my post. 297 Market...

    Yes, that was checked after my post. 297 Market now appears to be in the middle of an intersection.

    A little more searching found this in a plane listed for sale:



    Also found something about...
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    The Oil on Your Stone

    In a discussion a while ago the subject of different viscosities of mineral oil came up.

    In searching on this it seemed acquiring lighter oils was expensive partially due to many vendors requiring...
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    Looking Out My Front Door

    We are starting to be overrun by these guys:

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    We have seen as many as seven deer in our yard at the same time.

    Sure we have a big yard, but that is still a lot if you aren't eating...
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    A Round for my Hollow

    We needed to make a Costco run yesterday and one of our daughters wanted to come along so she and her mom could shop in a store called Terra Stones in Astoria, Oregon. It is a store that sells...
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    Looking good. jtk

    Looking good.

    jtk
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    This Stuff Really Happens

    It was a little different as to how the prototype was errantly disassembled > https://dilbert.com/strip/2021-09-13 <

    It makes one shake their heads when they see a group of high paid engineers...
  12. Here is a post on my toe dipping using a...

    Here is a post on my toe dipping using a cylindrical dowel for the tenon into the seat > https://sawmillcreek.org/showthread.php?290777

    It could have had a bit more splay on the legs.

    The...
  13. That reminds me or a comedy bit on the Dick Van...

    That reminds me or a comedy bit on the Dick Van Dyke show years ago. The elevator stopped and they climbed out the top and saw something written on the wall of the shaft:

    In nineteen hundred and...
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    Howdy Michael and welcome to the Creek. You...

    Howdy Michael and welcome to the Creek.

    You might want to give the 40º frog some workout time before deciding if you do want or have need of a steeper frog.

    jtk
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    Welcome to the Creek David. jtk

    Welcome to the Creek David.

    jtk
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    Nice find, the plane under the red handled...

    Nice find, the plane under the red handled countersink tool looks like half of a rule joint plane pair. The fourth one to its left looks like it could be the other half of the pair.

    jtk
  17. It may have had a chunk taken out of it in a...

    It may have had a chunk taken out of it in a fall.

    Many years ago there was a letter to the editor in FWW. It suggested squaring the toe & heel of planes.

    jtk
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    An 18" wide panel is a bit big for many table...

    An 18" wide panel is a bit big for many table saws. Besides, Erich may not have a table saw.

    My bandsaw is pretty big but 18" is still a bit big for my miter gauge.

    It is difficult to arrive...
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    Do you have a lathe? If not there are other...

    Do you have a lathe?

    If not there are other ways to make a pedistal that will mount on the back and hold the coins.

    If you do use wood, you may want to check on the reactivity of the woods...
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    Good job on the putting it back into service. ...

    Good job on the putting it back into service.

    Looks like you got me beat in getting coffin planes tuned.

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    Mine needs a bit more work to get those nice fluffy shavings like yours.

    jtk
  22. Probably a lot of blood was spilt trying to...

    Probably a lot of blood was spilt trying to extend a blade's life.

    jtk
  23. Back in the old days there were hand operated...

    Back in the old days there were hand operated mechanical strops available to extend the life of the double edge blades.

    jtk
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    Tape on the coin surface can discolor the metal...

    Tape on the coin surface can discolor the metal of which they are made. If there is any collector value, that is a no-no.

    One time while playing with a display idea for coins a narrow slot was...
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    On my #45 that is used with its spurs, one of the...

    On my #45 that is used with its spurs, one of the spurs on the cloverleaf has been worked down to where it is only a little deeper than the shavings it is cutting.

    Sometimes it is just easier to...
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