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  1. I thought I replied this morning and said to save...

    I thought I replied this morning and said to save yourself some time and money and don't try. The world is not flat like 99 percent seem to think, Most scratch up the bottom and think they flattened...
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    I believe my front top is 14 inches wide and my left handed side is 12 wide and with a tool tray in the middle. I can remove the bottom for clamping and...
  3. Do yourself a favor and save yourself some money...

    Do yourself a favor and save yourself some money at the same time. Don't bother trying to flatten it.
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    After you have been sawing for a while you will...

    After you have been sawing for a while you will find out that one can see square that is line up the saw square with the workpiece. One can also line up the saw vertical by eye. I have found out that...
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    Some more R@D pictures of building my first vise...

    Some more R@D pictures of building my first vise build.

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    Other bench considerations

    I always used a shoulder vise to cut dovetails. But I once read on this forum that a person didn't like the vise because it mad him stand to far back from his work. Taking it to heart made and I...
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    #4 Craftsman for sale

    The japanning is in almost new shape and there is hardly any wear on the tote and front knob. Asking $65 shipped Conus.

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    Thanks for looking.
  8. They are a cheap hardware verity and not worth...

    They are a cheap hardware verity and not worth the money. An old Stanley Bailey or a Miller Falls with the two piece lever cap would be a wiser purchase.Since you said it was a jack plane it would be...
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    I watched Martha Stewart show people how to...

    I watched Martha Stewart show people how to sharpen a spade(shovel) with a file on TV one time. She used the file backwards which gave a lot of credibility to the demonstration. The truth is, she was...
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    Yes, I am starting to grind again on a very very...

    Yes, I am starting to grind again on a very very limited basis. Maybe this winter.

    But After working with metal as a Tool and Die Maker for 50 plus years I can honestly say that 99% of the current...
  11. Thread: Handworks

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    I came back down to my computer to say I got so...

    I came back down to my computer to say I got so excited that I had a brain fart. Yes it is in 2020, and I knew that but it didn't sink in. It is something to look forward to and to get on the...
  12. Thread: Handworks

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    Handworks

    Handworks will be in Amana, IA on Sept 4 and 5 this year. A word of caution there is a lot of things for the wife to do without you so be prepared for her to find an excuse not to be with you all...
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    Woodcraft lists them at $30 and some change and...

    Woodcraft lists them at $30 and some change and the price has dropped since the last time I looked. The corner chisel is sold.
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    More Chisels

    I have a Pinnacle 2' framing chisel asking $70 for it. Also a 1 square framing chisel asking $55 for it. Both look like they have never been used, at least never sharpened. The Crown mallet is beach...
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    I consider them sold.

    I consider them sold.
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    mortise chisels

    Robert Sorby mortise chisels for sale. Asking $100 plus shipping. THe four are the usual standard sizes. I do not know if I still have the mallet, I can check on it and get back if interested. It...
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    You are correct about a myth about a perfectly...

    You are correct about a myth about a perfectly flat sole. Any plane will cut very well with a sharp blade, that is the real secret.
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    I hate to be the dearer of bad news but take a...

    I hate to be the dearer of bad news but take a black marker and mark a piece of oak or hickory the size of the plane you are going to flatten and then see how long it takes to sand out. The old iron...
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    Still available.

    Still available.
  21. Thread: Pictures

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    Pictures

    Several years ago saw a video Frank Klausz did on restoring hand planes. I call it vanity but I think I did a better job of restoration as some of you may remember I used to regrind planes and I...
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    You got that right

    You got that right
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    Considerations when building a bench

    First off there is no perfect woodworking bench, there is only the perfect woodworking bench for me.


    There is no perfect material to build a bench from, only what I chose to use. There are some...
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    Moxon Hardware

    I have the hardware to make a moxon vise for sale. The screws are 3/4 - 6 acme threads and the length of the screws is 8 inches and the handwheel s are 5 inches in diameter. Asking $115 shipped.
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    After 4 benches I can honestly say that getting...

    After 4 benches I can honestly say that getting the height right is the most important part of the build. I built a temporary bench and played with the height. I came up with 34 1/2 inches for height...
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