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    Thanks Jim. I marked it with a sharpie and then...

    Thanks Jim. I marked it with a sharpie and then took a awl and scribed a precise line with my awl. I then ground it close with my grinder and finished off the final little bit by hand. I did try to...
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    While we're talking about rebate planes. Do the...

    While we're talking about rebate planes. Do the current model stanley 12-978 work worth a darn? Reviews seem to say they need a ton of tuning, anyone with actual experience? Would I be better of...
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    Update, Got everything tuned up and skew matches...

    Update,
    Got everything tuned up and skew matches the angle of the bevel gauge. With a batten I was able to cut a nice shoulder, but not square.
    For some reason, even thought the iron angle now...
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    Jim I mean that in the picture the high side...

    Jim I mean that in the picture the high side would be on the (what I call) belly or flat side of the iron (without the bevel). Whereas the low side would be on the bevel side of the iron (what you...
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    Well gentleman, I went to work tonight. I trued...

    Well gentleman, I went to work tonight. I trued up the right side best I could (not the best yet) but the first inch or so up is dead square to the sole and flat along its length. I also put the...
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    No, I was just trying freehand.

    No, I was just trying freehand.
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    Skew rabbet woes

    Hi all
    Hope everyone had a good 4th.
    I picked up a 1-1/2" wood skew rabbet from eBay. I have never used a rabbet plane or even handled one. But it looked to be in good condition and for $19...
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    Nick, where are you located. If near Portland,OR...

    Nick, where are you located. If near Portland,OR I have a extra 113 motor.
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    I can believe that Craftsman of old wanted light...

    I can believe that Craftsman of old wanted light easy to use wood planes. Humans just like nature generally want the path of least resistance... At my work we see it all the time. Bosses want the...
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    Deadblow or rubber mallet? I have a old big...

    Deadblow or rubber mallet? I have a old big rubber mallet, that I may have borrowed from my dad about 8 years ago, that I literally use for whacking almost anything. I bring it camping to hit the top...
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    Lol, too me a second Jim. Once we we're at a...

    Lol, too me a second Jim.

    Once we we're at a pet store with my kids just browsing the snakes. They had what I assume was a huge yellow Python in one of the enclosures. My boys and I were talking...
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    Derek, Even with all the pictures, I'm still not...

    Derek,
    Even with all the pictures, I'm still not exactly sure how you did that black magic with the drawer. But you did a fantastic job!
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    I have virtually zero experience in this heavy vs...

    I have virtually zero experience in this heavy vs light planes as I only own old Stanley's or Woodies.

    My personal preference is for wood on wood contact, it just glides to nice. I also actually...
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    Jim, Obviously you haven't spent much time in...

    Jim,
    Obviously you haven't spent much time in Portland.
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    Probably a dumb question, but why the need to...

    Probably a dumb question, but why the need to remove the lacquer or whatever it is? Wouldnt standing honing and flattening of the back remove what is needed? What is the problem with leaving it on
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    I am a young guy, so almost my whole adult life...

    I am a young guy, so almost my whole adult life so far everything has been free shipping from the big names. I think it has really ruined it for small businesses like I work for. People now have the...
  17. I used edge for about 3 months, when I got my...

    I used edge for about 3 months, when I got my laptop. The most annoying part about it is it's lack 9f integration with YouTube or Gmail, etc. I would search for a video, it would give me the video,...
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    As someone else mentioned there are settings...

    As someone else mentioned there are settings within the app. Like shortest distance, avoid highways etc. Check yours and make sure it fits what you want. I've never had a dedicated GPS, only ever...
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    Yep if you go to Google's actual website and look...

    Yep if you go to Google's actual website and look at their apps Waze is one of them
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    Looks really nice. Thanks for sharing

    Looks really nice. Thanks for sharing
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    This^^^^ like I said earlier.and more then likely...

    This^^^^ like I said earlier.and more then likely they will be selling machined brass / crushproof couplings.
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    Not to pull this thread off topic, but since...

    Not to pull this thread off topic, but since we're talking about preparing stock by hand, what do you neanders consider flat enough across a face? I was preparing some small parts the other day 12"l...
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    Thank you all who replied. I suspected it was...

    Thank you all who replied.
    I suspected it was just a surface tension issue, but wanted to confirm my thoughts. I will give both 3 in 1 oil and WD-40 a try as I have plenty on hand. Will report back...
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    Iron locking to stone?

    Hi All,
    I recently started using diamond stones in my sharpening process. I used to use sandpaper followed by ark, but now I use diamond then black ark and strop. Anyways on a couple of plane iron...
  25. I have heard of people hooking up high temp hose...

    I have heard of people hooking up high temp hose to the exhaust of (your vehicle of choice or generator) and gassing the hole den. Actually I had a customer who built some type of machine just for it.
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