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    They get plugged if you use them dry. Sometimes...

    They get plugged if you use them dry. Sometimes they get plugged anyway. Whatever time you 'save' using these on the front end is lost with the scouring needed later.
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    Set a bevel gauge to the skewed mouth, mark the...

    Set a bevel gauge to the skewed mouth, mark the iron, grind and hone it to the exact angle. Set it a little proud on the right side, run it against a batten, if it still won't work the body of the...
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    Draft full-size on 1/2" plywood - plan, elevation...

    Draft full-size on 1/2" plywood - plan, elevation (front, side, and back) difficult joinery, and any other details which you feel need further illumination. You can do your design sketching to...
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    I tend to blast those holes with WD-40 once a...

    I tend to blast those holes with WD-40 once a year or so. Use the straw. Let it drain and then add a few drops of 3-in-1.
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    The extremely competent maker in the videos below...

    The extremely competent maker in the videos below appears to be using a Lie-Nielsen smoothing plane at points in them, along with other L-N planes too. Perhaps some plane handling tips will evidence...
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    It's most important to get the side that...

    It's most important to get the side that registers to the aprons or undercarriage out of twist and flat. If you try to mount the top and the bottom of the top is not flat then you will likely pull...
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    It is indeed, and extremely accurate as well.

    It is indeed, and extremely accurate as well.
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    Watch this four part series: ...

    Watch this four part series:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Bhu7HjIGAk&t=52s
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    Mark the second half of the joint with a very...

    Mark the second half of the joint with a very fine scratch awl and leave the mark but no more when you saw out that half of the joint. Knifing too deeply will leave a mark the saw falls into and can...
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    I can't remember a time when a saw of a certain...

    I can't remember a time when a saw of a certain TPI wasn't available in a variety of lengths from English makers at least. I've noticed that Flinn sell a 4.5 tooth rip and other TPI counts in...
  11. A few light strokes and scrapes with the tip of...

    A few light strokes and scrapes with the tip of your marking knife can usually clean up any little bits left at the junction of vertical saw cuts and the floor of the joint, a situation that can...
  12. If you're changing the angle, regrinds can take a...

    If you're changing the angle, regrinds can take a little extra time;
    Unless the edge is chipped, the grinder is there only to produce a hollow; you don't grind to the edge even when changing...
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    Alas, I can't see the photos. I haven't gotten...

    Alas, I can't see the photos. I haven't gotten round to subscribing though clearly I should soon.
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    I'd love to know what The Over the Hill Gang does...

    I'd love to know what The Over the Hill Gang does with all the extra "edge retention" being touted in this thread. I'm imagining unbridled, vigorous planing for hours on end, well, maybe not. Some...
  15. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tvvv9K3BAA8&t=68s...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tvvv9K3BAA8&t=68s

    Plenty more videos on sandpaper sharpening which by the way has been around as long as have abrasive papers.
  16. The grinder is only meant to thin 99% of the...

    The grinder is only meant to thin 99% of the time. It only shortens when you need to go all the way to the cutting edge to take out a nick. If you regularly produce a burr at the grinder you're...
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    Glad you got a laugh!

    Glad you got a laugh!
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    The sure way to put a magazine under at this...

    The sure way to put a magazine under at this point would be to feature a steady diet of Chippendale, Georgian, and Federal period projects.
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    Use it with all its original equipment - iron,...

    Use it with all its original equipment - iron, breaker, lever cap.

    A Hock iron does little if anything for such a plane. It's not a tool you're going to use all day long so any extra edge...
  20. ;) Keep it ready!

    ;) Keep it ready!
  21. A higher angle and a tight mouth? Blasphemy. ...

    A higher angle and a tight mouth? Blasphemy. The cap iron gang has their torches lit, nooses tied and ready. They're on their way. Run.
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    Hyperbole aside about the ridiculous atmospheric...

    Hyperbole aside about the ridiculous atmospheric conditions it takes to make a glue fail, and under other circumstances that cause the sad event, at the end of the day you'd rather the glue fail and...
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    Just one man's opinion Mark.

    Just one man's opinion Mark.
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    Excerpts from the Winterthur study which can be...

    Excerpts from the Winterthur study which can be found in its entirety here: http://www.wag-aic.org/1990/WAG_90_buck.pdf

    I wouldn't quit using liquid hide glue based on this study at all unless...
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    An average steel of not much import works pretty...

    An average steel of not much import works pretty well at 35* If you have to go that high, save your money.
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