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  1. Maybe use the same wood the Pharaohs used? ...

    Maybe use the same wood the Pharaohs used? Cedars from Lebanon? IF there is any left?
  2. Thread: Ouch!

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    It IS healing..slowly.. 453491 Still hurts... ...

    It IS healing..slowly..
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    Still hurts...

    Was trying to use a plane, today..
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    Jointing a few edges to do a glue-up...
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    Also needed to sharpen two items...a Millers Falls Type...
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    AKA...Lineman's Pliers.... Hand drill brace is...

    AKA...Lineman's Pliers....

    Hand drill brace is missing the top pad....would have to turn a new one.

    CarpentersPincers....used to pull nails. Blacksmiths also used them.


    Tip on a new...
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    Still waiting on this right hand's palm to heal...

    Still waiting on this right hand's palm to heal up....before I start any more projects....kind of tender, right where a plane's rear handle would be rubbing.....need to joint some edges..
    453318...
  5. Hmmm.. 453231 Set to a different setting on...

    Hmmm..
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    Set to a different setting on each....
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    Boxes? 453158 Well, one USED to house the...

    Boxes?
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    Well, one USED to house the Roxton Pond #45, SW, Type 20...but..
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    After the USPS all but destroyed the lid....decided to make a replica....and use the old case for all things...
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    Cleared for action?

    To go from a mess..
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    And this was AFTER I had boxed up all the fancy planes...
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    And stashed them over by the block plane stash...
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    So..how to get from MESSY to this?
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  8. Thread: Ouch!

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    I think the stick took most of the damage......

    I think the stick took most of the damage...
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    No, the red is not blood. It is paint from a Millers Falls rehab paint job...
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    That just happened to line up with the slot. Zero...
  9. Thread: Ouch!

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    Ouch!

    Resaw on the tablesaw....leftover Ash scraps.....fingers were getting a might too close to that spinning blade.....Rather than stop, turn around, and grab the purpose made pushstick....I just grabbed...
  10. I had to go on that auction site(Fee-Bay) to...

    I had to go on that auction site(Fee-Bay) to find one for my Stanley 71-1/2 ( same nut, BTW)....cost was just over $20!......good luck..
  11. A Cabinet for the Bathroom's blank wall

    Empty wall space, right above the toilet...
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    had some Ash 1 x 6s...a Pine 1/2' x 6" x 24" and some plywood for the back...and a 5/8" dowel for a Towel bar..
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    Seemed to fit the space...
  12. One other "problem" between Sargent and Stanley...

    One other "problem" between Sargent and Stanley Chipbreakers.....the slot for the depth adjusters do NOT match.....Sargent doesn't even match up with Millers Falls depth adjuster slots. Be aware......
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    452869 Pheonix Warranted Ship Saw...had a home...

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    Pheonix Warranted Ship Saw...had a home in my old tool chest lid..
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    This one was by Atkins, Disston also made their version of the Ship's Carpenter Hand Saw

    To plane that curve...
  14. Varnish rubbed down...cabinet is hung...by...

    Varnish rubbed down...cabinet is hung...by meself, BTW..
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    Unable to bring the tripod along, but....opened the doors...
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    Thing is heavier than it looks....4 screws holding it to the...
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    Springs out of three Bic Lighters should also...

    Springs out of three Bic Lighters should also work.....the ones under the flint.

    Millers Falls liked to use regular, off the shelf hardware sizes....rather than go with what Stanley used. ...
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    Didn't Disston (and others..) sell a Ship's Saw? ...

    Didn't Disston (and others..) sell a Ship's Saw? For use by Ship's Carpenters to do all the curved work on board a wooden ship....
  17. Coat #2 has just been applied....will see later...

    Coat #2 has just been applied....will see later today about another rub down, IF needed.....May need an extra hand, tomorrow...to help hang and plumb the cabinet in it's new home....There will be a...
  18. had 2 white spots to fix...glue spots...Sanding...

    had 2 white spots to fix...glue spots...Sanding drum in the Dremel, sanded to bare ( no glue) wood...wipe in some stain....wipe dry....Then one coat of the varnish...allow to dry..

    Varnished...
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    Perhaps one should go and ask Roy Underhill about...

    Perhaps one should go and ask Roy Underhill about the dovetail saw he is always using?

    That No. 4 saw I have, takes 8 full strokes to travel 3/4" down into the wood. I bought 14" of saw, I...
  20. cabinet was sanded with first 100 grit, then 220...

    cabinet was sanded with first 100 grit, then 220 grit.....then I mixed a batch of stain up....One stain was way too dark, the other was way too light, and red.....about a 50/50 blend

    Then brushed...
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    Once again..the saws I have and USE in my shop......

    Once again..the saws I have and USE in my shop...
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    That small Gents saw? Came from HobbyLobby....The other Gents saw is a Disston No. 68.....large saw is a Disston No. 4
    Next..
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    I...
  22. Ok..a problem with installing one of the hanger...

    Ok..a problem with installing one of the hanger brackets....bottom bracket was fine, easy to get to..
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    Attached to the underside of the bottom shelf...the top hanger bracket goes inside, and...
  23. Hmmm, clamps came off, just long enough for me to...

    Hmmm, clamps came off, just long enough for me to drill a pair of holes...then they squeezed two knobs into place..
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    Let these sit a bit....while I get other items set up....later, clamps...
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    Lest we forget....there are other saws out there,...

    Lest we forget....there are other saws out there, besides just the LNs and LVs....
    Mine..
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    Rather the main 3 I use....2 are Disstons..
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    A No. 68 and a No. 4....I use each size...
  25. Plywood has been bought, and trimmed to size. ...

    Plywood has been bought, and trimmed to size. Screws were bought as well....Set a factory corner up at the top...and see which way the case needs to be pulled into square...glue and screws along...
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