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  1. It was pretty cupped and twisted, and was a huge...

    It was pretty cupped and twisted, and was a huge mess. Its size 2 feet wide and 11 feet long. It started at 3 inches thick, ended up at just under 2 inches. A better slab would not take that long.
  2. John, Between the motor, cutter and steel...

    John,
    Between the motor, cutter and steel plate it is mounted on it weighs in excess of 100lbs so it does not tend to ride up at all, allowing the operator to just push it along. I have found...
  3. We took a 8 inch spiral head, put a 2 horse motor...

    We took a 8 inch spiral head, put a 2 horse motor on it, and made a roller sled for our lucas mill. It works well. The link shows a video from our early tests....hence no guards handles or safety...
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    One if the first episodes of the Woodwrights shop...

    One if the first episodes of the Woodwrights shop that I saw was the twin screw one, this was also early on in my slide down the slippery slop. I made one out of some scrap 2x10s, lag bolts that I...
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    I have to agree, get training. There are alot of...

    I have to agree, get training. There are alot of nuances to sawing, and little things that only an experienced sawyer can point out to you (speed entering the cut, how the machine should sound when...
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    Thanks for pointing that distinction out Prashun....

    Thanks for pointing that distinction out Prashun. IIRC, Sealcoat is a 2lb cut straight from the can, and therefore pretty controllable.
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    I wouldnt use Zissner straight out of the can, it...

    I wouldnt use Zissner straight out of the can, it is a 3 lb cut and is very difficult to control. I usually cut it with an equal amount of denatured alchohol and then apply at least 3 coats. For a...
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    I use arabic numbers and write them in the same...

    I use arabic numbers and write them in the same orientation on the matching corners. I had the same issue with roman numerals.
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    Probably one of the most amazing things ( and...

    Probably one of the most amazing things ( and easy) was when I learned to use my wooden rabbet plane with my fingers as the fence (and a good knife line). Roy Underhill recently did an episode,...
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    ooops, didnt mean to start a duplicate thread. ...

    ooops, didnt mean to start a duplicate thread.

    I found the old one from 2014

    http://www.sawmillcreek.org/archive/index.php/t-216717.html
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    The ones i have watched, like the stool and...

    The ones i have watched, like the stool and mortise and tenons have translated subtitles. Though I did see a few without.
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    Interesting video I found

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?list=PL6yG0ZTQ9Z7bGcp73KnPk-KC17uH1fG1L&v=bQZsPs7jaPE

    So while looking around at various videos online , I found this guy Zefeng Zhang. All I can say is give it a...
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    I found this to be immensely insightful. ...

    I found this to be immensely insightful.

    http://www.theenglishwoodworker.com/setting-the-cap-iron-chip-breaker-video/

    not a contradiction to anything above, just a different insight into the...
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    Jim, I have to thank you for this thread. I have...

    Jim, I have to thank you for this thread. I have the slitter on my 45, and I never thought to use it that way. I have often thought to buy a japanese cutting gauge for the same uses you have...
  15. Thread: Chisels

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    Alright brother, just to let ya know, you opened...

    Alright brother, just to let ya know, you opened a can of worms with this topic and yes those worms are right now ruining your tomatoes and eating your wife's roses. But dont worry the cave by the...
  16. Outstanding. Thanks for this info sir! Have a...

    Outstanding. Thanks for this info sir!

    Have a Good'un,
    Josh
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    Well thank you both for the responses, and I felt...

    Well thank you both for the responses, and I felt I should follow up on my observations. After work I had a short bit to pull it out of the Evapo-Rust, assemble, sharpen and fettle it for a little...
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    they are the square sides, and just say Bedrock (...

    they are the square sides, and just say Bedrock ( which i beleived confused the booth owner as there is stanley no where to be found.) patent dates and Mr. Leach's site, leave leave me to believe...
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    Bedrock brand plane......

    Had today off, wife said "Lets go stroll the antique shops, and eat at the buffett....". And wouldnt you know, I was strolling through and came upon a "Bedrock brand no. 604 plane" for 15 clams. It...
  20. Not to take away the esteemed comments above but,...

    Not to take away the esteemed comments above but, brother, make sawdust in whatever way makes you happy (you did say you LIKED it). No one is gonna judge, its all about the Furniture. I highly doubt...
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    Found a video of them starting the joint shown in...

    Found a video of them starting the joint shown in the first one.
    http://www.toolsofthetrade.net/hand-tools/a-traditional-locking-scarf-jointnot-so-traditionally-made_o.aspx
  22. To hit on what Derek Cohen said, it all comes...

    To hit on what Derek Cohen said, it all comes down to your woodworking "personality". When I first started using rougher lumber from my local mill, I was very taken with the idea I could scrub and...
  23. To answer your question, yes it can, but just be...

    To answer your question, yes it can, but just be prepared for a learning curve. I think someone said it best here: don't expect the plane to do the work for you, you are going to have to use your...
  24. I would think that, based on their videos Wolfe...

    I would think that, based on their videos Wolfe and Douccette use primarily hand tools. However I have seen a power jointer and band saw in some videos. For the most part it seems that their...
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    I recall an episode of the Woodwrights Shop where...

    I recall an episode of the Woodwrights Shop where Peter Follansbee (Peters Box I believe, its on youtube) where he described a fore plane as a roughing plane or "The first plane you use (I.e. for...
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