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    The most important factor of the bevel angel is...

    The most important factor of the bevel angel is that it is at least ~10º less than the bedding angle of the plane. The wood can bulge up slightly behind the blade as it is cutting. Without a bit of...
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    In my former area when deer became over populated...

    In my former area when deer became over populated they would have a doe season. Someone told me they do not do that in Washington, but imo, that isn't the last word on it. From what others have told...
  3. You may be able to email them images. You may...

    You may be able to email them images. You may need to take a few more.

    jtk
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    My recollection is this was the case with a...

    My recollection is this was the case with a particular popular venue. Many others were advising wearing masks.

    A little searching shows the CDC turning point was at the end of March >...
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    You might have better results with marking the...

    You might have better results with marking the blades bevel angle with the blade in the plane. Some like to use a product called dykem blue on the blade and then a scratch awl to mark a line. For a...
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    In reality, almost anything would work even...

    In reality, almost anything would work even plastic.

    In one of my earlier posts rosewood was mentioned. It is a very smooth wood with an oily nature. Ash is can be worked into an extremely smooth...
  7. This is something where a call to the county...

    This is something where a call to the county agricultural office might be of help.

    It may be necessary to tent the complete building (and others on the property) to eliminate your problem.
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    Yes, and googling Dr. Atlas led me to a source...

    Yes, and googling Dr. Atlas led me to a source that originally called this all a hoax.

    jtk
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    Thanks Edwin. jtk

    Thanks Edwin.

    jtk
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    Sorry for the distraction. Having shipped a few...

    Sorry for the distraction. Having shipped a few heavy items it seemed like it was being given away at the stated price. It did not appear to me it was small enough to fit in a flat rate box.

    Hope...
  11. Thread: Stanley #4C

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    +1 on that. My #3s are from the same type era....

    +1 on that. My #3s are from the same type era. They would have loved the companionship. Almost enough of an excuse for me, not likely good enough for Candy.

    jtk
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    If this plane was giving me problems on the next...

    If this plane was giving me problems on the next try my thoughts might turn to doing a little flattening on the blade bedding.

    jtk
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    Michael, you have lost me in all the talk of...

    Michael, you have lost me in all the talk of belly side and such.

    This type of plane is usually of a bevel down design. All the bevels should be on the same side of the iron. The side of the blade...
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    We have had a few does who have birthed twins....

    We have had a few does who have birthed twins. Often we see a few mamas and the kids hanging together.

    Today Candy saw a young buck walking across the yard. It took me a bit to get to the door and...
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    Can you post the link here. It does pique my...

    Can you post the link here. It does pique my interest.

    On wearing a mask…

    It isn't a simple matter to be tested for this virus. Therefore most people do not know whether or not they have been...
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    More Snakes Today

    Three of these are likely the same snakes as before.

    While turning off the water and putting some things away there were three snakes noticed all curled up in the same plastic pot.

    By the time...
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    Here are some to ponder today: 436432 That...

    Here are some to ponder today:

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    That ostrich has been all over the internet and back.

    Some kids just don't want to get with the program:

    436433
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    Yes, understanding the use of any tool is more...

    Yes, understanding the use of any tool is more important than having a tool with a stunning appearance. Before my first set of winding sticks was made many other things sufficed to get the job done....
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    Michael, Here is a post you might find helpful >...

    Michael, Here is a post you might find helpful > https://sawmillcreek.org/showthread.php?242156

    The 26th post in linear order shows one way a rabbet can be cut freehand.

    jtk
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    Not likely since masks have shown to be effective...

    Not likely since masks have shown to be effective in slowing the spread of covid-19 in many countries. Instead, history will likely have people shaking their heads at those who refused to wear a...
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    Money for a box of junk. jtk

    Money for a box of junk.

    jtk
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    Can that much cast iron be shipped for $78? jtk

    Can that much cast iron be shipped for $78?

    jtk
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    With a cupped side the iron is never going to...

    With a cupped side the iron is never going to register to the same spot. The cupped side of the plane will always hold the blade away from the prior shoulder and cut a new one.

    The skew of the...
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    My process is usually to take it apart, clean,...

    My process is usually to take it apart, clean, oil everything and then put it back together.

    The exception is when all it needs is a few drops of oil.

    If the jaw springs need replacing they can...
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    Bulb bases and sockets are mostly made of...

    Bulb bases and sockets are mostly made of aluminum these days. The material is also a lighter gauge than the old brass sockets and bases. Aluminum expands more with heat than copper or brass. This...
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