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    How about posting an image of it opened up to one...

    How about posting an image of it opened up to one of the phobias?

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  3. +1 on this. Just as two stones with different...

    +1 on this. Just as two stones with different designations can work on metal almost identically, stones bearing the same designation can be quite different.

    My grayish translucent Arkansas used...
  4. That is great chair inspiration, thanks for...

    That is great chair inspiration, thanks for sharing.

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    My best guess is up to a quarter of my...

    My best guess is up to a quarter of my Stanley/Bailey planes have repaired totes. Most of them done by me.

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  6. Thread: Hand planes

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    Brian, My first question would be about the use...

    Brian, My first question would be about the use planned for this panel?

    My second question would be what are the "few decent hand planes" you have to use?

    Finally, is the height difference all...
  7. Mine came with a stand, but it was in bad shape....

    Mine came with a stand, but it was in bad shape. Bought some bearings, rod and rod ends and put this together:

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    It has been used on a few things but it is a bit coarse for my liking.
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  8. Part of this is due to marketing. A vendor can...

    Part of this is due to marketing. A vendor can call a stone whatever they want. Two of my Washita stone were purchased more than 50 years ago.



    1. The sound difference is from the physics of...
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    One of the repair posts uses a piece of brass...

    One of the repair posts uses a piece of brass tubing similar to what Tom suggests.

    Many ways to repair without having to replace.

    jtk
  10. Howdy Tim and welcome to the Creek. Don't feel...

    Howdy Tim and welcome to the Creek.

    Don't feel bad, some of my hand sharpened tools have developed similar skews even after years of free hand sharpening. This is when my blade holding-jig comes...
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    As Steven posted, turning the adjusting wheel...

    As Steven posted, turning the adjusting wheel upside down may be all that is needed.

    The wooden base will be kinder to your work in soft woods like pine and other fir species.

    Here is a trick...
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    My one Fulton chisel is more of a 1/2" butt...

    My one Fulton chisel is more of a 1/2" butt chisel than a paring chisel. It does seem to be well made of decent steel.

    Here is some information on Fulton branded tools:
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  13. John, Since water can freeze in my shop during...

    John, Since water can freeze in my shop during this time of year, my blades wouldn't get sharpened without Arkansas oilstones.

    My soft stones are a couple of Washita stones. A Smith's Arkansas...
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    It shouldn't be anything to worry over. If...

    It shouldn't be anything to worry over.

    If you worry about leaving marks on light or soft woods, a wooden base is easy to add

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    A wood base helps when using Veritas router blades.
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  15. That also made me wonder. Looking back at the...

    That also made me wonder. Looking back at the page it appears the vernier scale on the slide should take you back to the zero point for inch or metric on either side of the scale.

    For me, this...
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    If you are going to use them, they are worth...

    If you are going to use them, they are worth getting into working shape.

    Here is the Neanderthal wisdom/FAQs (archive) > https://sawmillcreek.org/showthread.php?103805

    There is a lot of...
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    Hope it helps. Lee Valley used to have these...

    Hope it helps.

    Lee Valley used to have these on their site. Not sure if they are still there since their recent redesign.

    These files were downloaded a few years ago.

    jtk
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    In my opinion, anyone who insists there is only...

    In my opinion, anyone who insists there is only one way something can be done, are at best lacking imagination.

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  19. My solution to this is to save the sticks from...

    My solution to this is to save the sticks from popsicles.

    My epoxy stirrers are small stainless steel spatulas that clean off easily.

    Something one of my managers taught me years ago when we...
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    If this route is taken, my thought is to tap it...

    If this route is taken, my thought is to tap it for a 1/4" thread and then make an insert from a 1/4" bolt to take the original bolt. Since this is one of two type 6 #4 planes in my shop, my other...
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    Would cleats mounted on the sides be possible? ...

    Would cleats mounted on the sides be possible?

    My suggestion would be to go with the 3/4" shelf. Today you may think of only putting a couple of light weight items on the shelf. In a few years...
  22. It becomes a game of; Animal, Mineral or...

    It becomes a game of; Animal, Mineral or Vegetable only with; Machine screws, Wood screws or Bolts then; Flat head, round head or Hex and so on.

    For the few small screws, they can be categorized...
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    Blake, There are a few posts in the Neanderthal...

    Blake, There are a few posts in the Neanderthal wisdom/FAQs about plane restoration. Here is one on making a tote:

    https://sawmillcreek.org/showthread.php?71658

    Here are more on tote repair:
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  24. Stew, Dittos on the congrats. Retiring at 57-1/2...

    Stew, Dittos on the congrats. Retiring at 57-1/2 so far seems to be one of my better decisions. You will soon be wondering how you ever found time to hold down a job.

    Have you already found your...
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