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  1. Yeah, right and today's F-150 is a "knock-off...

    Yeah, right and today's F-150 is a "knock-off copy" of Henry Ford's Flat Bed Model-T.

    The Veritas planes are a vast improvement to a concept from well over a century ago.

    The last true...
  2. And don't forget the cost of permits. In some...

    And don't forget the cost of permits. In some localities they can be a big chunk of the cost of building.

    You might ask around your community to see if anyone else has a unit built by this...
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  4. You are sure to find the small plough plane a joy...

    You are sure to find the small plough plane a joy to use.

    jtk
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    Yes, at times my fine rasp, 15 grain, has made...

    Yes, at times my fine rasp, 15 grain, has made the difference to my dovetails being a fine fit.

    jtk
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    Hi Keegan, rasps and floats are very useful for...

    Hi Keegan, rasps and floats are very useful for shaping and finishing.

    Here is an old post on the subject > https://sawmillcreek.org/showthread.php?255103

    Here is another on Riffler style rasps...
  7. Another great plane for cutting grooves is a...

    Another great plane for cutting grooves is a Stanley #50.

    Here is a post of mine comparing the Veritas Small Plow with a Stanley #45 & #50 > https://sawmillcreek.org/showthread.php?251419
    jtk
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    This is something I would try using my metal vise...

    This is something I would try using my metal vise to straighten.

    Without a metal vise some hardwood blocks in my wood vise would be tried.

    jtk
  9. If you want to be able to switch it up between...

    If you want to be able to switch it up between left hand & right hand use you need to get one with the rods held in the main casting with screws.

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    The type with the adjustable fence is...
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    Hi Paul, Just before posting a picture of the...

    Hi Paul, Just before posting a picture of the little window with a tree, 2 to the left of the little 'quote' balloon, it was noticed you are a "Member" as opposed to a "Contributor" meaning you...
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    That may be much the same for many of us who have...

    That may be much the same for many of us who have home and yard maintenance duties.

    jtk
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    There isn't anyone who is going to extend your...

    There isn't anyone who is going to extend your days for working longer. One of my supervisors told me about a study showing people who retired early lived longer than people who worked a few more...
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    A rather dystopian outlook in my opinion, it may...

    A rather dystopian outlook in my opinion, it may be the future, hopefully not.

    Upon my retirement money was a bit tight. Buying and rehabbing old tools brought in a little extra money. Making...
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    On Mother's day one of our daughters and her...

    On Mother's day one of our daughters and her hubby wanted to take us to breakfast. No one was taking reservations. One of our favorite places in Rainier, OR had a line outside. We decided to see if...
  15. Were you lucky? jtk

    Were you lucky?

    jtk
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    Agree with you on this Stephen. Though one might...

    Agree with you on this Stephen. Though one might consider the idea that the losers of the auction might take a look at the LN site and make a purchase at a better price. Maybe even the seller will...
  17. She did receive an undisclosed finder's fee and a...

    She did receive an undisclosed finder's fee and a 3D printed model of the piece.

    jtk
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    Searching ebay didn't turn this up in the...

    Searching ebay didn't turn this up in the completed sales. My curiosity was wondering if this was 13 individual bidders, one bidder who kept upping the bid by the minimum amount or a couple bidders...
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    Sticky: FBI Febs (long E) or Feds CPU Cuppa Cupu (or...

    FBI Febs (long E) or Feds

    CPU Cuppa Cupu (or cupoo if it went caput).

    But yes Scott, it could have been named Acronyms, Abbreviations & Initializations.

    Kind of late now as this thread is...
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    Some folks do not pay attention to the current...

    Some folks do not pay attention to the current price or availability, so maybe an uninformed buyer or one who neglected to do due diligence?

    jtk
  21. A wise boss of mine once told me, "sometimes the...

    A wise boss of mine once told me, "sometimes the best way to solve a problem is to walk away from it."

    jtk
  22. Side rabbet planes are very useful but, as you...

    Side rabbet planes are very useful but, as you discovered, can be a trick to get right.

    Mine are the Stanley version of the #98 & #99.

    jtk
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    Decent saws at $1/ea would be coming home with me...

    Decent saws at $1/ea would be coming home with me until all my dollars were gone.

    jtk
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    Nice jtk

    Nice

    jtk
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    Sometimes it seems common sense is a rarity. ...

    Sometimes it seems common sense is a rarity.

    There is a saying, "different strokes for different folks." Some people may have their tools crowded about the bench. Setting them upright prevents...
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