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    Poll: Thanks, Earl. I'm not near Indiana, but the...

    Thanks, Earl. I'm not near Indiana, but the shipping on the PC I'm looking at might be prohibitive, too. If you don't mind, could you tell me what you'd sell for with shipping? I'm hearing from...
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    Poll: MCLS dovetail advice

    Hi,
    I have the opportunity to buy the MCLS dovetail jig with all of the extra templates for through dovetails, box joints, etc in mint condition for $65 shipped. That's about the top of my budget...
  3. I've bought 60 1/2s on ebay for under $30 in good...

    I've bought 60 1/2s on ebay for under $30 in good condition. Never buy one unless the photos show the mouth without defects and an assurance from the seller that the iron is either original or works...
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    421363. 421364 My inartful attempt at showing...

    421363. 421364
    My inartful attempt at showing how I can't get the iron through the mouth at an angle that will cut. I should have taken a photo showing bevel facing downward but trust me on that....
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    Tom, yes, the seating mechanism (for lack of a...

    Tom, yes, the seating mechanism (for lack of a proper term) is present and functional, looks like the photo posted. Tnx.
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    Thanks. Mine looks exactly like the photos. And...

    Thanks. Mine looks exactly like the photos. And I just can't get the blade at an angle where it will cut. The blade will go through the mouth (I may need to open up the mouth) but at an angle that...
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    A Number 6 Stanley. I don't recall using it...

    A Number 6 Stanley. I don't recall using it ever. I suppose it could joint on smaller projects when a 7 woul be too much? Also, I regret buying more spokeshaves other maybe the 151. All the others...
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    Some of the planes are lookers, some are users,...

    Some of the planes are lookers, some are users, some could be either, whatever the buyer wants. The shellac underneath the lacquer is relatively new, old enough to satisfy whatever Zinsser recommends...
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    Rubbing wax over lacquer

    I'm restoring antique hand plane totes and knobs, stripping them to the bare wood, finishing with a few coats of shellac for durability, a coat or two of lacquuer for authentic finish followed by a...
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    Thank you for your welcome to th forum. I've got...

    Thank you for your welcome to th forum. I've got everything g set up as per advice (after all, there's only one way to seat the blade so it matches up with the seating mechanism. And my other 60 1/2...
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    Correct. My iron is inserted bevel up. The seats...

    Correct. My iron is inserted bevel up. The seats for the blades are original and intact. Blades are either original or suitable replacements based on size and advancement corrugation.
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    Yes, aware of that distinction. Thanks.

    Yes, aware of that distinction. Thanks.
  13. Trouble setting up low angle block planes

    Hi,
    I'm having a heck of a time setting up my 60 1/2 and 9 1/2s. I can't get the iron through the mouth, the angle is just too low. They blades were honed to appropriate angles and these are the...
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    Paint for Stanley Blue

    Has anyone found a good substitute paint on repaint Stanley's later years blue color? I've found some that are close but I'm always looking for closer. Thanks!
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    Problem with low angle block planes

    I'm having rouble setting up my 60 1/2 and 9 1/2 planes.im using the versions with the ribbed iron bottoms. Basically, I can't get the blade angle high enough to get the bevel through the mouth. Or,...
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