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    Now that you mention it, there is a set of...

    Now that you mention it, there is a set of Craftsman bits currently listed on ebay that looks like one bit is not original to the set. What looks like it is in the place of the 7/16" bit has a...
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    Mike, You are welcome. And thank you for...

    Mike,

    You are welcome.

    And thank you for your kind words.

    jtk
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    For chair seats these might suit your needs: ...

    For chair seats these might suit your needs:

    https://www.leevalley.com/en-us/shop/tools/hand-tools/drills/57713-lee-valley-spoon-bits

    Mine see regular use. Sometimes it helps to start with a...
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    One question raises many… Are you looking for...

    One question raises many…

    Are you looking for a set or individual sizes?

    Are you looking for new or are you interested in vintage?

    My sets consist of Irwin and Russel Jennings with a few...
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    Bert, That is not a hard drive, it is a DVD...

    Bert, That is not a hard drive, it is a DVD read/write mechanism.

    jtk
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    Even the emails that may come from Paypal are...

    Even the emails that may come from Paypal are treated like a spam scam on machine. There are some telling my statement is available on line. The link in the email is never clicked, my account is...
  7. Dennis, It was only by a chance stop at an...

    Dennis,

    It was only by a chance stop at an antique store while out with the wife, when we decided to take the long way home via an extended trip through northern Oregon, that a 14" brace found its...
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    Like many others my first thought was to have a...

    Like many others my first thought was to have a way to reach underneath to open the drawer. A music rack made about a decade ago used this method:

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    There is a rail under the drawer bottom...
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    Dang, sounds better than my solution of buying...

    Dang, sounds better than my solution of buying full length pipe, taking it home, cutting and threading it myself.

    As with so many things there are many good ways to get it done.

    jtk
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    The aprons with a pair of holdfasts is very quick...

    The aprons with a pair of holdfasts is very quick for holding panels against the front of a bench.

    Somethings are a bit large for a front vise to hold. Wedges are another easy way to hold work:
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    Okay, who has a paint can opener they used like a...

    Okay, who has a paint can opener they used like a chisel to clean the bottom of a mortise? :eek:

    jtk
  12. What is even worse is when you accidentally hit a...

    What is even worse is when you accidentally hit a key combination with something you like popping up. Then you know there is a way to get there, but you don't know what it is.

    jtk
  13. Yes, please note, my statement didn't say it was...

    Yes, please note, my statement didn't say it was a good practice, merely that some owners may have done it.

    jtk
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    Buyers may be more interested if they knew the...

    Buyers may be more interested if they knew the sizes.

    jtk
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    Here is one of my devices for vise free wood...

    Here is one of my devices for vise free wood working:

    https://sawmillcreek.org/showthread.php?223428

    There is a link in the thread for The Woodright's Shop program where this was shown.
    ...
  16. Roger, you are correct in what you have said....

    Roger, you are correct in what you have said. Unfortunately not all users of socket chisels have exercised your degree of tool care and maintenance. Fitting a handle to a socket takes a bit of time...
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    My knowledge of Martin J. Donnelly's business...

    My knowledge of Martin J. Donnelly's business practices is zilch.

    The threaded rods for the Stanley #45 were only used from 1884-1896. If your order wasn't clearly for a pair of threaded rods, it...
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    Mine tend to last in the range of years. Some of...

    Mine tend to last in the range of years. Some of the lower power ones are sitting abandoned all around being replaced by stronger pairs.

    If you go through them as quick as you say, the Dollar Tree...
  19. Bill, a few years back a link was posted to a...

    Bill, a few years back a link was posted to a video about the SFFD's Ladder Shop. The thread devolved into political mud slinging. Hopefully linking to a story about a high quality shop building...
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    Dave, anything worth mentioning is worth repeating. Though my use of a soft, high moisture wood like pine didn't need help, so it wasn't mentioned.

    It all helps.

    jtk
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    My guess is he may have had a change of heart....

    My guess is he may have had a change of heart. Some of the items in his images indicated he may have had complete tools disassembled among the parts.

    My recollection is he did mention at least...
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    Looks good, now that you figured out how to post...

    Looks good, now that you figured out how to post images how about some action shots with the chisels?

    jtk
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    For the old #50 planes without an adjuster the...

    For the old #50 planes without an adjuster the #45 blades are too long. The change in handle design may allow a bit longer blade in the #13-050. From memory Whole earth access sold the #13-050 or a...
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    Depending on your plow plane there is a way to...

    Depending on your plow plane there is a way to make it work:

    https://sawmillcreek.org/showthread.php?196104

    With a little outside the box set up it is not difficult to make stopped rabbets,...
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    That is a gloat worthy find your, lucky day. :D ...

    That is a gloat worthy find your, lucky day. :D

    jtk
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