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    Hardwood floors

    Guys,

    at this link, you will find a very interesting publication on hardwood flooring. It could be interesting for some of you to know some usual species we have here in Brazil but most of you...
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    Smoothing plane

    Dear Neanders,

    I am creating my basic plane set. I started with a LV block plane and after a few months I went to an also LV, Jack plane with multiple blades (actually two but two others on their...
  3. Guide for her rolling pin

    Well, my wife uses those rules for several applications in the kitchen but the reason for strict thickness is she use two rules as a guide for her kitchen rolling pin when making some special cookies...
  4. An insignificant step for the humanity...

    ...but a great one for me! ;)

    Just prepared a couple of white pine rules at 5 mm thickness as per my wife's specs. Less than 10 minutes to rip at my TS something thicker and to finish using my...
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    Genius!

    You are not alone!
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    How to Fix Chipbreaker Clog on a Hand Plane Iron

    I think the following youtube movie can help you: link.

    You can also see this link as it is basically same contents but including the reference for the famous Japanese video on the effects of chip...
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    My first experience driving in England...

    My first experience driving in England (Birmingham region) was at night in countryside roads... the police stopped me just to check if I was drunk!

    After a couple of days you can drive as usual....
  8. OMG! I remember Seven Corners at Saint Paul as I...

    OMG! I remember Seven Corners at Saint Paul as I purchased a lot of stuff there in the very beginnings of 1990s... including most of faucets of our home and some tools we have until today. Great...
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    I am surprised by the diversity on the answers......

    I am surprised by the diversity on the answers... for me there was a single answer: machine grease. Actually recommended by all user manuals I have read, also.

    Well, perhaps I am wrong and there...
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    My personal experience tells me I do not need a...

    My personal experience tells me I do not need a shooting board if you can machine the parts at precision. Woodworking does not require the precision I found in microelectronics!

    I think shooting...
  11. I have a slightly smaller shop than yours but I...

    I have a slightly smaller shop than yours but I am mainly power tool user and a lover for hand tools.

    I went to an angle grinder when I was with similar thoughts than you because it is much more...
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    Depending of the blade length it can turn in a...

    Depending of the blade length it can turn in a great insulation and other soft materials cutter. Take off the tooth in a grinder and sharp it like a bread knife. Voila!
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    Great hint, Dan. Thanks.

    Great hint, Dan. Thanks.
  14. I have the corded version kit including four...

    I have the corded version kit including four different bases and the plunge one is my most used one. I found it precise and comfortable to use so more and more it has been used instead of my Bosch...
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    I fully agree you when the Windows 10 was released

    I fully agree you when the Windows 10 was released and that was the main reason I stayed with Windows 7 Ultimate up to last year when finally I went to Windows 10 upgrade route despite I hated...
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    Microsoft has all interest to turn everybody to the last Windows

    After resist for long time expecting for bug fixing from Microsoft, last year finally I went from my great Windows 7 Ultimate to Windows 10 in my home made (then) five years old workstation......
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    I use my 18 gauge brad nailer for the application...

    I use my 18 gauge brad nailer for the application you listed. Perfect.

    Heavier duty 15 gauge finishing nailer looks me closer to carpentry than furniture and cabinet making...
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    Humble collection

    On use:
    Lie Nielsen 60 1/2 Block Plane
    Lie Nielsen 62 Jack Plane (two different blades, two additional blades coming soon)

    At reserve:
    Two cheap Stanleys, one block plane and one no. 4
  19. I also agree the best answer is to return the...

    I also agree the best answer is to return the tool, if it is possible.

    Many moons ago when I was a child I remember daddy using cotton fibers plus regular oil based paint ink to seal such...
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    I strop my blades more frequently than to use...

    I strop my blades more frequently than to use stones. Actually I stropped all my plane irons (all three of them!!) as well chisels (eleven) today morning.

    I do not add any oil but probably some...
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    "Small"? For a hand tools shop, 320 sqf is not...

    "Small"? For a hand tools shop, 320 sqf is not small, it is pretty decent size, except if you plan to work with carpentry where trousers and beans can require huge work space - not the case for...
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    I ask to my son...

    ...at his 19 years old it is an honor to him to help his "old" father.

    Seriously, did you consider a specially designed cart?
  23. Exactly my own mood for the same reasons

    A small shop and the desire to live simpler push me towards a single project at time - with rare situations where I had a couple of them.
  24. French cleat

    At your shoes I would consider something based on French cleat. It looks very convenient and effective for a such heavy and big stuff.
  25. All my power tools were purchased new

    There is no culture to sell small hand tools after use them in my country. When they appear to sell you can be sure at 99% that either they were robbed or they are in a trash state.

    For industrial...
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