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  1. Thread: Coat tree

    by Jim Koepke
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    Looks good, jtk

    Looks good,

    jtk
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    The hard part for the bottom of base is to boar a...

    The hard part for the bottom of base is to boar a straight hole through the length of a piece. This could be followed by a morise chisel fashioned from some square tubing.
    Top of stand to top of...
  3. PM sent on the two Vixen files. jtk

    PM sent on the two Vixen files.

    jtk
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    Hi Dave, this question came up in my mind after...

    Hi Dave, this question came up in my mind after acquiring one of these. My thought if one is ever needed is it might be possible or necessary to make one from an old gouge.

    A search on > Miller...
  5. Funny, it doesn't seem to be working. :D jtk

    Funny, it doesn't seem to be working. :D

    jtk
  6. R.I.P. Dion Rich - World's Greatest Gate Crasher

    You may not recognize the name or the man, but it is likely you have seen his image.



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    He has gate crashed many events including the Oscars. He had his picture taken with many...
  7. That seems to be an oft repeated story in our...

    That seems to be an oft repeated story in our consumer/capitalist society, upper management, often new management, decides to cut cost and raise their own salaries, then they take the money and run....
  8. Did someone kick your cat? Did someone pour a...

    Did someone kick your cat?

    Did someone pour a bit of cranky in you coffee this morning?

    Someone shared an idea with Paul Sellers to pass on to his followers. It seems Paul Sellers doesn't want...
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    I have no idea about the current casting or...

    I have no idea about the current casting or improvements. Mine was purchased very early in this tools production. It is quite imaginable they have improved the casting process over time.

    From the...
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    Yeah, some guy is going to call the cops because...

    Yeah, some guy is going to call the cops because someone's stink bomb he stole off of their porch made him crash his car.

    Check YouTube, search > porch pirate vs glitter bomb < One guy has made...
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    Michaels had those in the sewing department. They...

    Michaels had those in the sewing department. They worked but didn't have enough magnification for my eyes.

    jtk
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    My regular glasses are bifocals, progressives...

    My regular glasses are bifocals, progressives didn't work well for me. At the computer a pair of good reading glasses work best to keep in focus without craning my neck.

    In the shop an inexpensive...
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    In today's world common sense can be quite the...

    In today's world common sense can be quite the rarity.

    jtk
  15. For me whacking a mortise chisel to make a...

    For me whacking a mortise chisel to make a mortise is easier than drilling and trying to clean out what is left. With the set up Derek has shared, the clean up may be much easier and faster than my...
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    Charles Schulz 100th Birthday

    One of my browsers is set up with comics in folders. A key stoke and a click opens a whole folder of cartoons in tabs so it is easy to read one and close the window to get to the next. FYI, it seems...
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    As Fredrick said, lots of good points there,...

    As Fredrick said, lots of good points there, saving a copy.

    jtk
  18. My guess is shortly after the first chisel was...

    My guess is shortly after the first chisel was made, someone came up with a way to keep it straight in use.

    jtk
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    When the LV cast round bottom shave first came...

    When the LV cast round bottom shave first came out the price was too good for me to resist. It was released as a promotion to encourage people to try the new PMv-11 blades.

    Mine needed a little...
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  21. For me, building shop accessories is also a...

    For me, building shop accessories is also a teaching/learning experience. Building a drawer for a shop bench helped me to improve my dovetail joints. Building bench hooks and shooting boards taught...
  22. This brings up an interesting concept in...

    This brings up an interesting concept in woodworking. One comment about making "bench accessories" came from someone saying they would rather spend their time in the shop building their projects...
  23. An Old Thanksgiving Story - Alice's Restaurant

    If you are an older person you may remember the song Alice's Restaurant.

    Saw this posted on a friend's Facebook page.

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    All 18 minutes and 15 seconds of the story here >...
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    My dad used to volunteer at his town's visitor...

    My dad used to volunteer at his town's visitor center when he lived on the Olympic Peninsula many years ago. He learned a lot from others about businesses all over the Peninsula and knew a few places...
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    That is unknown to me. What is known is my old...

    That is unknown to me. What is known is my old King was bought before 2008 and is finer than my Norton 4000/8000 combo stone on the 4000 side and about equal to the 8000 side.

    The chart shows the...
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