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    Axel, here is the best image taken this evening:...

    Axel, here is the best image taken this evening:

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    The piece of wood is on the bevel. The short sole of shave is lower than the blade. If the bevel is too steep, the front of the sole and...
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    I like the original much better >...

    I like the original much better > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9iA_TZ15ruA

    jtk
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    Having a bench that is "good enough and works for...

    Having a bench that is "good enough and works for me" has done quite a lot to keep me from rushing through a bench build. It has also given me opportunities to see what works for me and changes to...
  4. One of my favorite sites for gaining an education...

    One of my favorite sites for gaining an education on antique tools is actually a monthly tools for sell newsletter > http://www.supertool.com/forsale/list2021december.html

    This month in the MS...
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    It will likely be much later today before being...

    It will likely be much later today before being able to post an image due to an appointment in town.

    Also remember my comment:



    In other words, don't do it as much as I did. :eek: :D

    jtk
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    I thank my 10th grade English teacher (thank you...

    I thank my 10th grade English teacher (thank you Miss Rawlins) for causing me to look them up over half a century ago.

    jtk
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    How old does one have to be to get the Walla Walla reference?

    Hint: Think chipmunks…

    jtk
  8. Do you live in a part of Arizona that gets snow?...

    Do you live in a part of Arizona that gets snow?

    If you do, buy a snow shovel before you need it.

    My first year up here we had a record snow fall. Couldn't find a snow shovel to save my life. ...
  9. It sounds like your imagination is well stocked...

    It sounds like your imagination is well stocked with ideas of how to do this.

    Please if you can take some pictures and post them.

    Years ago there was a Youtube video of a person with a pole...
  10. The biggest problem with ash is a lot of it has...

    The biggest problem with ash is a lot of it has been cut to stop the ash borer beetle.

    Not sure if there is much available on the market. It hasn't been around here for a while.

    It is one of...
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    Have to agree with Mike. The first reply to your...

    Have to agree with Mike. The first reply to your first post in this thread:



    Later you replied:



    With others posting evidence of Mr. Schwarz agreeing even advocating people finding what...
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    To the best of my knowledge it is a #1...

    To the best of my knowledge it is a #1 spokeshave.

    The #2, also to the best of my knowledge, has an adjustable sole that can be flat or curved. It also has a flat blade.

    Here is an image of...
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    One thing noticed recently is many of the...

    One thing noticed recently is many of the robocalls disconnect after the third ring to avoid answering machines.

    Many of these scam callers are using internet calling. After the person receiving...
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    They might hang on longer if you tell them you...

    They might hang on longer if you tell them you were just in the middle of giving the caller on the other line your SS#.

    jtk
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    Last night we put the Youtube video of mice on...

    Last night we put the Youtube video of mice on our TV. Both cats enjoyed watching it and getting close to the screen trying to touch the mice.

    jtk
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    An hour or less? Maybe for you young'uns. Post...

    An hour or less? Maybe for you young'uns.

    Post #13 in this thread shows one way to check for flat over a large surface > https://sawmillcreek.org/showthread.php?272588

    jtk
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    You may have answered your own curiosity, Marc...

    You may have answered your own curiosity, Marc Spagnuolo may be left handed.

    BTW, well said Chris.

    jtk
  18. Like Chris says, ask for more photos before...

    Like Chris says, ask for more photos before committing to buy. Sadly there are too many sellers on ebay who will try to hide damage or other problems.

    I used to purchase large lots of auger bits...
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    Looks good Tom, is that purple heart? jtk

    Looks good Tom, is that purple heart?

    jtk
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    Mike, Ben may be referring to the all thread. If...

    Mike, Ben may be referring to the all thread. If that is the case your idea of 'couplers' is still good. There are standoffs or long through nuts that could extend the all thread > Such a long URL <...
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    A loop of rope twisted with a stick can be an...

    A loop of rope twisted with a stick can be an effective clamping device. (aka Spanish Windlass)

    Think of the loop of twine at the top of a bow saw used to tension a blade.

    Springy pieces of...
  22. Poplar is easy to work. It is one of the softer...

    Poplar is easy to work. It is one of the softer hardwoods.

    Alder seems a bit softer, maybe too soft for a lot of projects.

    Cherry is nice but most of the cherry in my experience has been the...
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    Millers Falls Cigar Shave

    One of my more recent habits is checking the SMC Classifieds often. Many times desired treasures have been seen at decent prices only to see someone else has already arranged to purchase the item....
  24. Found one item still available. Bought it and a...

    Found one item still available. Bought it and a couple of other things needed.

    It is now dawning on my why it was always difficult to buy a gift for my father. Like me at this age he pretty much...
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    Nice way to get a lot of utility from a miter...

    Nice way to get a lot of utility from a miter box.

    jtk
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