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    For laying out dovetails dividers from a drafting...

    For laying out dovetails dividers from a drafting set are fine. If one wants to lay out larger joinery or use dividers at their lathe for laying out the machinist style of divider is a sturdier...
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    Looking Good! As Ken mentions, easy holding is...

    Looking Good!

    As Ken mentions, easy holding is a way to getting more done:

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    The end stop works well with a dog up to keep the board from slipping or a doe's foot and a holdfast make...
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    No, it is not new and yes it is a scam. jtk

    No, it is not new and yes it is a scam.

    jtk
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    One of my slide rules is actually a tie clip. It...

    One of my slide rules is actually a tie clip. It is a working 2" slide rule.

    jtk
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    The hose washer was an obvious replacement. It is...

    The hose washer was an obvious replacement. It is cold enough around here that it might not get hooked up to a hose until spring, or my next trip out to the greenhouse.

    jtk
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    We have a few, but all of them have...

    We have a few, but all of them have cylindrical/conical bodies where this one is an octagon.

    Of course the wife thinks it is ancient. My feeling is it isn't older than running water in folks...
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    Took a picture of my main set of braces today: ...

    Took a picture of my main set of braces today:

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    The 14" at the top and the 12" right under it are the two picked up yesterday.

    That and the extras laying around should take care of...
  8. Was there a credit card involved? My wife does...

    Was there a credit card involved?

    My wife does a lot of internet shopping using her iPad. The ads popping up on my screen seem to reflect what she has been purchasing.

    jtk
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    Here is a trick that may or may not be the Fine...

    Here is a trick that may or may not be the Fine Woodworking Adirondack chair plans:

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    This is the joint of the front leg and the armrest. This chair was made of Borg "facia wood" and is...
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    Thanks for the link on out door wood. There are a...

    Thanks for the link on out door wood. There are a lot of outdoor items on my honey do list.

    jtk
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    It wasn't the River Styx. The Columbia River...

    It wasn't the River Styx.

    The Columbia River is usually a rather pleasant river to cross with some great views from the bridges and ferries.

    There are even steam powered river boats plying the...
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    Howdy Clarke, you don't have your location...

    Howdy Clarke, you don't have your location listed. There was a pair in a shop along US 30 in Oregon if you are anywhere near Portland.

    It really depends on what you are looking for in a pair. Over...
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    Take a Trip Across the River

    My wife gets cabin fever, so today seemed like a good day for a drive across the river and back. We took the Lewis and Clark Bridge across the Columbia River. We then drove west toward the coast. The...
  14. One of my longest owned saws is a rip at 10 ppi....

    One of my longest owned saws is a rip at 10 ppi. It is very slow on the cut and doesn't get used much.

    My most used rip saw, a Disston #8 is at 6 ppi. For a short while my coarsest saw was 4-1/2...
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    My 90 saw guide is called a bench hook. Others...

    My 90 saw guide is called a bench hook. Others will have one called a miter box. Both are likely better at skill building and still useful after you would no longer need a saw guide.

    Here is...
  16. Some folks aren't even half that old and have...

    Some folks aren't even half that old and have knees, hips, teeth and even hair replaced.

    IMO, if the saw is worth a great deal to someone who wants to hang it on a wall, sell it to them for enough...
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    Here is a comparison of the two: ...

    Here is a comparison of the two:

    https://sawmillcreek.org/showthread.php?133966

    The Tite-Mark is easier to set. It is also less likely to roll off of a bench due to the set screws size.

    jtk
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    My feeling is the same on that one. A friend...

    My feeling is the same on that one.

    A friend in nursing told me about Chippewa shoes:
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    Some of the handles on my planes (and saws) have...

    Some of the handles on my planes (and saws) have been reshaped to make them more comfortable in hand. Can yours be corrected with a rasp or sanding to suite your needs?

    If the handle on your plane...
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    Many planes seem to have places where they excel....

    Many planes seem to have places where they excel. For me the low angle Jack excels on end grain. Sometimes it is used on face grain of straight grained wood and does a good job. Of course the...
  21. It looks like a type 19 with the Stanley stamped...

    It looks like a type 19 with the Stanley stamped on the lateral lever having vertical lettering.

    The blade may be left over from type 18 stock since it doesn't have the curved top. That would make...
  22. My understanding of the difference between the...

    My understanding of the difference between the new in the original design is the original skate on the plane was flat at the bottom. The new design has a bevel at the bottom of the blade.

    Post...
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    Before any consideration of what works best for...

    Before any consideration of what works best for sole flattening one should really be sure the sole is in need of flattening.

    It is easy to deform the sole of a plane when trying to flatten its...
  24. $40 for a good #5 isn't too bad. $20 for a #5-1/2...

    $40 for a good #5 isn't too bad. $20 for a #5-1/2 is an downright gloat worthy event!

    jtk
  25. Mike, you might check ebay and other auction...

    Mike, you might check ebay and other auction sites.

    Since the notice of a new edition to come someday over the rainbow, a few have sold at a lower price.

    Until a new edition is published the...
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