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    Oh God, Zachary's Pizza :p And you'll get to...

    Oh God, Zachary's Pizza :p And you'll get to watch a big slice of Berkeley mosey past as you chew. Enjoy.
  2. WTB: Dovetail plane - Ulmia or ECE or ?

    Please ping me with details to mapleleaf@cox.net or call me on 520-465-6420.
    Thanks,
    Don Peters
    Tucson, AZ
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    Andrew, PM sent.

    Andrew, PM sent.
  4. Gary, The following may or may not help, but...

    Gary,

    The following may or may not help, but here goes. I have an 18" Excalibur, which is a sterling piece of equipment, although I don't use it much. It came to me several years ago with stock...
  5. WTB Toothing iron for LN #62 low angle jointer

    Turn your unused toothing iron into cash.
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    Jointech Smart Fence

    Original Jointech Router Table Smart Fence in excellent condition. This is probably the best router fence ever made. It's built like a tank and features split fence sections that can be easily and...
  7. Yes, it has to slide in from the far end. That...

    Yes, it has to slide in from the far end. That only takes the first 10 seconds, again because you're not trying to align a bunch of individual fasteners and slots. Mine is configured so that the...
  8. Kammer K3 auxiliary table mounting

    Steve's right; the OEM mounting system for the K3 auxiliary table is a PITA to mount and remove. The issue is that there's just too many fastener bits to deal with all at once when reattaching the...
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    Tallow is the traditional lubricant used in fab...

    Tallow is the traditional lubricant used in fab shops for aluminum. Comes in a cardboard tube, and you simply push some up and touch it to the slow moving blade for a second. It's cheap, and...
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    I have Hock irons in several Stanley shaves, and...

    I have Hock irons in several Stanley shaves, and I like them. They are just about perfect for the non-adjustable shaves. But Ron makes a different, thinner blade for the adjustable mouth variants. I...
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    Ken, I just reread Union's web page about new...

    Ken,

    I just reread Union's web page about new X irons. They're not .040 thick; they're .040 thicker than Stanleys.

    dp
  12. I have an Excalibur, and the stock blade clamp...

    I have an Excalibur, and the stock blade clamp was always a PITA. Sometimes it slipped, sometimes not. Fiddly to setup, and then you never knew what was going to happen.

    I recently bought the...
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    FWW did an article about hidden magnetic catches...

    FWW did an article about hidden magnetic catches awhile back. These are cheap, work great, are totally invisible, and are widely adaptable. This is my go-to catch for the kind of doors you're...
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    When I was growing up in California's Central...

    When I was growing up in California's Central Valley, "Taco Tuesday" was known as "Red's Tamale Day". Regional differences I guess.

    dp
  15. Everything is sold except the Stanley 54. dp

    Everything is sold except the Stanley 54.

    dp
  16. Veritas LA planes & Stanley #54 spokeshave

    Iíve got too many planes and spokeshaves, so Iím thinning the herd. The following are all in very good to like new condition. Prices are plus actual shipping cost from 85749.


    The following all...
  17. Wes, I've got an extension table you can have,...

    Wes,
    I've got an extension table you can have, but it's in Tucson. It's yours if you can figure out how to get it to Topeka. Call me at 520-465-6420 if you can work it out.
    Don Peters
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    Rain X works great on glass and goggles. Use it...

    Rain X works great on glass and goggles. Use it straight out of the bottle.
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    Stanley 113 compass plane

    Stanley 113 in very good condition. No pitting or missing parts. Everything works as designed. The iron and chip breaker are in almost new condition. This is an excellent user. $135 plus shipping...
  20. I have one of John TenEyck's horizontal router...

    I have one of John TenEyck's horizontal router mortisers, and it's the cat's meow at a very reasonable price. It does everything I need including angled mortises. He doesn't advertise, but you can PM...
  21. I have one of John TenEyck's horizontal router...

    I have one of John TenEyck's horizontal router mortisers, and it's the cat's meow at a very reasonable price. It does everything I need including angles. He doesn't advertise, but you can PM him from...
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    Sorry Richard, but those days are behind me by...

    Sorry Richard, but those days are behind me by about forty years. I can relate the story that prompted the post though. A long time ago I owned a small company specializing in building high-end cold...
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    I totally agree with you all that polycarbonate...

    I totally agree with you all that polycarbonate is superior to acrylic in most respects. However it has an Achilles' heel in very particular circumstances: It chemically stress fractures upon direct...
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    I used to work with contact molded epoxy parts....

    I used to work with contact molded epoxy parts. Mold release is critical. There are numerous systems, but the old bedrock is wax. Over the course of decades I developed a relationship with a guy who...
  25. Thread: Hide Glue

    by Don Peters
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    There's a couple of hide glues nobody has...

    There's a couple of hide glues nobody has mentioned:
    1) Franklin. I actually use it pretty often for one important quality. It seems to have virtually no "grab", which takes a lot of the stress out...
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