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    Hi Stephen, many thanks for the link. I agree...

    Hi Stephen, many thanks for the link. I agree with you, we did not learn much about sharpening but that definately answered the question about different types, many thanks!




    Hi Jim, thank you...
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    Thank you Stephen. In fact the blade has got a...

    Thank you Stephen. In fact the blade has got a bevel only on one end, so I would guess "then the blade is really mangled"


    And Thank you Jim for the extra picture



    For me to achieve this,...
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    Dear Jim, many thanks for this thread. I...

    Dear Jim, many thanks for this thread.

    I really like working with the MF #2 as seen here, but I could never make MF #1 work.
    I always suspected the causes you are explaining and my tool seem to...
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    Doug, I do not doubt Jim solution is good,...

    Doug,

    I do not doubt Jim solution is good, but in case you are not able to choose it: the front of the plane has a recess for the thumb, but if you hold it another way there is no pressure...
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    Dear Scott, I feel extremely bad! The...

    Dear Scott,

    I feel extremely bad!

    The orange paint job was only a joke triggered by you mentioning :


    I just used a wee bit of old photoshop as a joke, and as for painting skills, I would...
  6. Dear Luke, While I am not qualified to answer...

    Dear Luke,

    While I am not qualified to answer all your questions, I can hopefully help on a portion of them.

    I own two small Scandinavian benches, an old Danish school one found on a flea...
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    BY the way, pardon me, these pictures of the...

    BY the way, pardon me, these pictures of the final product date from last week…
    I decided to follow Scott’s suggestion above about the colour, therefore the box tonight looks like this:
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    Scott Thanks again for your support. As I...

    Scott Thanks again for your support.

    As I obviously decided wobble should be kept to a minimum, I did a first test with 2 pieces of pine, spread out with clamps. That allowed me to find the...
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    Mark, Many thanks. It is an understatement to...

    Mark, Many thanks.

    It is an understatement to say that I was a bit scared all these years, to post here.
    To me, SMC is the virtual mecca of handtools, so full of experts.

    Your kind words...
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    Thank you Michael, as I was writting in my first...

    Thank you Michael, as I was writting in my first post, when I saw this for the first time, it was this version…and I immediately knew I would make one.
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    Christopher, many thanks. The gear inside the box...

    Christopher, many thanks. The gear inside the box is full of colors, plastic boxes, chainsaw files rolls etc, soi t stands out quite well…until now.
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    Scott, many thanks for coming back to my issue. ...

    Scott, many thanks for coming back to my issue.

    Pardon me, I am not sure to understand. On my 78, I guess I have the same kind of 3 head spur as on the 45, are you saying that they are not ground...
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    Timothy, many thanks ! Please share your version,...

    Timothy, many thanks ! Please share your version, I might make another one.
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    Joe Many thanks ! And I am glad I could be...

    Joe Many thanks ! And I am glad I could be understood.
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    Jim, I hope so ! As I did not create the...

    Jim, I hope so !
    As I did not create the original concept, I am just passing it over.
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    Many thanks everybody, all this praise truly...

    Many thanks everybody, all this praise truly helps my confidence !
    Thank you.
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    Few more pictures ...

    Few more pictures

    https://pic.higo.pm/bois/chainsawbox/wf_20_0955.jpg


    https://pic.higo.pm/bois/chainsawbox/wf_20_0970.jpg


    https://pic.higo.pm/bois/chainsawbox/wf_20_0953.jpg
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    So finally... A bit of oil and Shellac and I...

    So finally...

    A bit of oil and Shellac and I am done!

    https://pic.higo.pm/bois/chainsawbox/wf_20_0893.jpg


    https://pic.higo.pm/bois/chainsawbox/wf_20_0926.jpg
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    Hi Christopher, Many Thanks for your input. You...

    Hi Christopher,
    Many Thanks for your input.
    You are in a much better place to find old steel than me, mine came mostly at a high price from the UK, that was before.
    But I am in a good place for...
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    Dovetails results Now I think it is better...

    Dovetails results

    Now I think it is better to show the result of my first “London style” dovetails attempt before applying the finish, as it would darken the wood.


    The most ugly...
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    ...We will then quickly finish the box ...

    ...We will then quickly finish the box


    Dowels are set up

    https://pic.higo.pm/bois/chainsawbox/wf_20_0853.jpg


    A quick smoothing
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    https://pic.higo.pm/bois/chainsawbox/wf_IMG_0224.j...

    https://pic.higo.pm/bois/chainsawbox/wf_IMG_0224.jpg


    Feedback on the tool:

    As a hand drill
    Positive point: this is a hand drill with a brace chuck, allowing for larger drill bits than on a...
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    Drilling for dowels A dowel plate made out of...

    Drilling for dowels

    A dowel plate made out of an old hinge is used

    https://pic.higo.pm/bois/chainsawbox/wf_20_0544.jpg


    The end of the wood is shaped with my favourite pencil sharpener
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    Thank you Jim! Scott, we are near the end, but...

    Thank you Jim!

    Scott, we are near the end, but I can already disclose a fact, you will be disapointed by the axe...all my axes are Scandinavian!
    When I come on holidays in the US, I bring back...
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    Drilling at last I want to keep the wobble of...

    Drilling at last

    I want to keep the wobble of the handle to the minimum of course, so I did few tests to design the holes and chose the best bit.
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