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  1. The glue up pic made me feel right at home! Canít...

    The glue up pic made me feel right at home! Canít claim to be a fan of Greene & Greene but hope your nephew appreciates the special nature of your gift.
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    Very recently I ‘lapped’ the bottom of two...

    Very recently I ‘lapped’ the bottom of two planes, a post war Stanley #4 and a brand new Lie Nielsen hinge plane. Both were in a cardboard box on the floor going out to a job site when a Tornado...
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    I told them again, the next batch will have flat...

    I told them again, the next batch will have flat screws!
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    Yes you have to grind the front knob screw down...

    Yes you have to grind the front knob screw down to make it acceptable or it wears a hole in your hand. I have told Clifton but clearly they are not listening!
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    Yes a little heavy but that helps carry through...

    Yes a little heavy but that helps carry through the stroke. Front knob brass screw sits proud, had to grind down all three so it didn't wear a hole in my hand. Now they are perfect. The adjustment is...
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    Just came back from England two days ago and like...

    Just came back from England two days ago and like you wanted to look for some interesting old tools. Reading was my home town way back and did have a large flea market area on Oxford St, west side of...
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    Hi Greg, where the heck are you? Just spotted...

    Hi Greg, where the heck are you? Just spotted your location at the bottom!
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    Joe, there is a lot very traditional thinking...

    Joe, there is a lot very traditional thinking tied to benches. The Ďtraditionalí heights are ancient and based on when men were smaller. People are swayed by this when building what is a major...
  9. Have the same set up with the same Husky. Think...

    Have the same set up with the same Husky. Think my bar is longer though. Getting the first cut flat was the biggest challenge, after that not so bad. Did a 4.5ft diameter log in two passes but not...
  10. That is very useful, the take off table for my...

    That is very useful, the take off table for my table saw is 10 ft long, it served well with a stop at one end.
  11. So Brian, what kind of workbench are you building...

    So Brian, what kind of workbench are you building with the rest?
  12. If there is someone there I just tell them Iím...

    If there is someone there I just tell them Iím visiting from the planet Aaron to observe life on earth and donít have a number yet.
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    Have three Cliftonís, a pleasure to use. Yes they...

    Have three Cliftonís, a pleasure to use. Yes they are heavy, but that helps through the cut. The blades are easy to sharpen and the chip breaker to blade is engineering perfection. My only gripe was...
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    The benzene is very troublesome. The benzene...

    The benzene is very troublesome. The benzene plant 25 km south of me frequently has leaks in the breeze. The town next to it (Corunna) has the highest rate of cancer in all of Canada.
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    Must expire at 12am so someone is awake to fix...

    Must expire at 12am so someone is awake to fix it!
    After a conversation I was having on Kijiji to buy a sharpening jig was hijacked yesterday by a hacker I thought it was connected somehow.
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    Let me know if you have some doubles you need to...

    Let me know if you have some doubles you need to get rid of!
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    Like your scribing method with the thick washer! ...

    Like your scribing method with the thick washer!
    Looks like the slip profile was modified at the end for the drawer front but not the back. The top curved profile seems to create a gap above the...
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    My bench is 5 inches deep at the front with a 2Ē...

    My bench is 5 inches deep at the front with a 2Ē under hang 6Ē back, I can clamp anything along the front of the bench and will never need a moxon vise. Just one workbench for me!
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    Nicholas is right. Our Hand tools totally rely on...

    Nicholas is right. Our Hand tools totally rely on sharpening for the most part, that is inseparable. The people that do it are here, so proudly ask your question......
    Not saying we don’t need a...
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    Tom, a good solid work surface. An end vise is...

    Tom, a good solid work surface. An end vise is great idea, there is one being given away on the classifieds for the cost of postage in the USA, right now!!
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    If the strips are just secured with just one...

    If the strips are just secured with just one stylish rivet in the middle of the board at the ribs it will let it move across the grain. The strips would need tapered overlap on the edges to allow for...
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    Patrick, I donít know what your humidity changes...

    Patrick, I donít know what your humidity changes annually are but mine go from 7% in the winter to 97% in the summer. I applied 3 coats of BLO smoking hot with tongs and wire wool all over every...
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    Scott, epoxy holds up just fine for regular...

    Scott, epoxy holds up just fine for regular joints, often stronger than wood glue. Your 1/2Ē joint is a concern as the leverage of a leg against such a joint is huge. Whatever your glue it could...
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    Lovely couple of additions to the bench, nothing...

    Lovely couple of additions to the bench, nothing like using tools you made for yourself!
  25. this is excellent advise!

    this is excellent advise!
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