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  1. Diamond plate rinse after each use. Dry as soon...

    Diamond plate rinse after each use. Dry as soon as I'm done. (I use a nylon nail brush I got from LV when a swish in water doesn't leave the surface clear.)

    Water stones it depends. I will...
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    You know those sharpening threads that go on...

    You know those sharpening threads that go on forever and never reach a conclusion? I'm afraid this is a variation of those.

    But... let me try for a neutral overview. There are two broad...
  3. (Internet speak for "Too long. Didn't read." ...

    (Internet speak for "Too long. Didn't read." I.e. a summary of the text.)
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    FOUND IT...

    FOUND IT!

    Though there are probably others.



    Me? Not yet. I'm getting more into handtools and as I gain skills & tools I need to find a solution. Power tool tool chests, boxes, & bags...
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    Since OP is worried about moving tool chests, you...

    Since OP is worried about moving tool chests, you can make a modular DTC. Someone posted his design, (I bet Google has found it,) but basically each horizontal divider becomes a bottom & a top and...
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    Yeah! You could be building another bench! ;)

    Yeah! You could be building another bench! ;)
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    Folks check the date! This is old stale news...

    Folks check the date!

    This is old stale news from last March. Pop Wood may in fact go away, but only if its new incarnation fails. Several articles, and I think discussion threads here, have...
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    For a weekend, maybe that'd work. I'd prefer...

    For a weekend, maybe that'd work. I'd prefer something more tent-like so I could change, spread my stuff out (a little), etc.

    You don't really say what sort of weather you expect either. (Fall...
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    He doesn't address being 6'10", but Jim Tolpin...

    He doesn't address being 6'10", but Jim Tolpin has a video about sizing benches:

    Jim Tolpin on Sizing Workbenches

    I found it well thought out and informative and notice he has 3 different...
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    That's almost 1/2 what I paid Stu for a set of...

    That's almost 1/2 what I paid Stu for a set of three Sigma stones and an Atoma Diamond flattening plate, including shipping from Japan, a couple years ago. So not a great price, but I guess it is...
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    No reviews, but some discussion already: New...

    No reviews, but some discussion already:

    New Veritas Flushing Chisel Handle & Blade Sets
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    Lowell, I hope you mean WHERE you grew up! :) ...

    Lowell, I hope you mean WHERE you grew up! :) (Sears was founded 127 years ago.)
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    BenchCrafted...

    BenchCrafted.
  14. Energizer 1.5V Ultimate Lithium batteries have...

    Energizer 1.5V Ultimate Lithium batteries have never leaked for me and on are reported to not leak on numerous internet threads.

    Rechargeable Enelope batteries have also never leaked for me and...
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    Oh course, in this case, you probably don't know...

    Oh course, in this case, you probably don't know what to search for until you ask....

    Anyway, glad I could help.
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    I don't see any there either. (Hence, perhaps,...

    I don't see any there either. (Hence, perhaps, the clearance bin....)

    Search this site for "Gennou". There have been several threads, e.g:

    The Japanese Gennou (Hammer)
  17. You don't really say what you're goal is, but...

    You don't really say what you're goal is, but just in case I will add the Mercedes Metris Cargo(!*) Van holds 4' x 8' x 4' loads. (Actually a bit more in each direction, if the other dimensions are...
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    Pretty sure that's not a $15 plane in the photo. ...

    Pretty sure that's not a $15 plane in the photo. (Sold out, for $295. You can get on a waiting list for the next batch though.)
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    Depends on which you get. Jim Bode has a fancy...

    Depends on which you get. Jim Bode has a fancy antique one (in great shape) for $2995. He also had a tongue and groove pair for $59 in yesterday's email. (1/2 that pair, the grooving plane, is...
  20. I just got Woodcraft's June Sale Flyer and it...

    I just got Woodcraft's June Sale Flyer and it lists Powermatic Jointers as 10% off, so maybe now. (I don't think Woodcraft does sales on the big stuff w/o manufacturer participation, so probably...
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    A little late. A Recent Thread...

    A little late. A Recent Thread with last post last night, or early this morning.
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    We are planning to drive on an upcoming trip and...

    We are planning to drive on an upcoming trip and I've been researching possible issues. You remind me of a big one: Make sure you know how to put the car in reverse before you leave the rental car...
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    Don't have to be in a drive-left country to get...

    Don't have to be in a drive-left country to get crossed up. My van's gear shift is were my wife's Prius' wiper control is located. First thing we do when I drive the Prius is dry rub the...
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    No experience yet. But compared notes w/ my...

    No experience yet. But compared notes w/ my nephew who drove in New Zealand and he says it's mostly no problem on the roads. It gets trickier in cities, where one-way streets and lots of cross...
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    Someone posted about making specialized shop...

    Someone posted about making specialized shop knives from saws-all type blades a (long?) while ago. Some of the wider (deeper?) jigsaw blades might have enough meat to do that.

    Worst case, they...
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