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    Several threads here and LV's COVID-19 Notice: ...

    Several threads here and LV's COVID-19 Notice:

    https://www.leevalley.com/en-us/aboutus/covid-19-update

    (linked on their home page) all note they are slammed and backed up due to reduced staff...
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    I'm a beginner too. If possible get some hands...

    I'm a beginner too. If possible get some hands on training. 3 minutes with a guy at a L-N Handtool Event and I've never had the problems you describe. He set the shave, showed me, and then I used...
  3. I don't know about the Freight option, but at...

    I don't know about the Freight option, but at least around here the UPS Stores are franchises, so the level of service is, ah, uneven. Shop around if you don't have one you are already happy with. ...
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    That's an even deeper twistier rabbit hole! ...

    That's an even deeper twistier rabbit hole!




    JNS has an outstanding reputation, but is in Denmark and I'm not sure how well packages are flowing right now. There are several others overseas...
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    Lee Valley has those, in the medium to fine...

    Lee Valley has those, in the medium to fine grits, closer to home.

    Stu, from Tools from Japan, used to recommend the Sigma Power stones. Those don't seem to be imported, if they're made at all,...
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    You tease us, but don't provide a link?

    You tease us, but don't provide a link?
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    Yuck! Well given my skill level, that's clearly...

    Yuck! Well given my skill level, that's clearly what I should be hoping for, but... yuck!
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    I think familiarity is a big part of their...

    I think familiarity is a big part of their success (or failure.) They were much more orderly and effective over in England compared to the ones I've been on in the US. (Despite the markings not...
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    For the folks having trouble with nonsensical...

    For the folks having trouble with nonsensical routes, check the settings or preferences set for your ap. We've at times had trouble with both Google Map versions and the Built-in GPS Nav in our cars...
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    Waze started as an Israeli company and was better...

    Waze started as an Israeli company and was better in Europe, so we heard about it many years ago from a friend that was bi-continental. It has some quirks, just like Google Maps/Nav, and which is...
  11. McMaster-Carr. They have so much stuff it can...

    McMaster-Carr.

    They have so much stuff it can be a pain finding what you want sometimes, but they (almost) always have at least something close enough.
  12. Did you try sharpening it? I seen people report...

    Did you try sharpening it? I seen people report some blades (the Veritas?) can be sharpened by putting the flat face down and just honing that side.
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    They had a Powermatic one in the maker space I...

    They had a Powermatic one in the maker space I used to belong to and the folks who used it regularly seemed to think it was a good one.

    OTOH- I always had trouble being accurate with it, (though I...
  14. I haven't checked the California wide law's...

    I haven't checked the California wide law's details. Santa Clara County's earlier order fine print did exclude valved masks. (Not that anyone was checking or even knew that.) Again, I didn't check...
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    Agreed! I haven't tried these, but saved the...

    Agreed!

    I haven't tried these, but saved the link because they might help:

    https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B0875H3MMT/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o03_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1


    But the surgical...
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    The smaller the company the closer to retail they...

    The smaller the company the closer to retail they pay for shipping. I know the few times I have to ship something I'm always surprised by retail non-volume shipping rates. (The quoted ~$8 priority...
  17. I don't know, but I've seen enough variation in...

    I don't know, but I've seen enough variation in similar sets (and know a little of Sears procurement) and I'd bet the supplier changed regularly as contracts were filled and reissued / renegotiated. ...
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    I'm not sure, it looks like the Lee Valley Small...

    I'm not sure, it looks like the Lee Valley Small Double Square to me.

    There are several small squares available. The Sterling, or the Sterling blade in a 2nd PEC double square body, was the first...
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    Ignoring the wisdom of a back-bevel..., I'm...

    Ignoring the wisdom of a back-bevel..., I'm confused about what "twisted" means here. If it means ground crooked, i.e. not straight and square, then yeah the ground area will have a triangular...
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    It's been lost behind the headline of COVID-19,...

    It's been lost behind the headline of COVID-19, protests, and looting, but when you read deeper into our news we're already burning. Several structure fires big enough to break into the back pages...
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    Honestly that looks ideal for the way we use...

    Honestly that looks ideal for the way we use flashlights. (99% of the time we'd have it on low, checking backs of cabinets etc., and could bump it to high for the rare exception, though I might...
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    The Eneloops are bulletproof. (CPF extremists...

    The Eneloops are bulletproof. (CPF extremists have abused them well beyond reasonable, much less spec'd, duty.) I can't recommend these enough for common use. (CostCo stocks them at a consistently...
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    Good luck. You might find Asian or USA with...

    Good luck. You might find Asian or USA with Asian content if you are careful and mean China, not Taiwan, Korea, etc.

    Surefire is the classic high quality USA brand, but I'm not sure they're...
  24. I think it's worse. You will remove the amount...

    I think it's worse. You will remove the amount of metal necessary for your tasks on either one. The friable wheels also release grit, to expose fresh grit to keep cutting, and will therefore create...
  25. Lathe is my first thought to make handles too,...

    Lathe is my first thought to make handles too, but plenty of people have made them without lathes. Traditional tools, like drawknives & spokeshaves, to fancy jigs on bandsaw or router table. Simple...
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