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    I agree Derek, my tool buying started at a time...

    I agree Derek, my tool buying started at a time when my income was very limited. Candy liked me enjoyed the hunt for the things we liked or wanted. We have done a lot of rust hunting together.

    I...
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    It is difficult for me to spend $100 for a chisel...

    It is difficult for me to spend $100 for a chisel because it looks beautiful.

    All but a few of my chisels were purchased on ebay or other private sales. A few may have cost as much as $30. Many...
  4. In the past this phenomena taught me to cut some...

    In the past this phenomena taught me to cut some practice dovetails before starting a project if it has been a while. Also on drawers cutting the back dovetails before the front helps the front to...
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    Surely Capital One will get a percentage of each...

    Surely Capital One will get a percentage of each sale, not only through merchant fees but from interest payments from those who do not pay their card down each month.

    jtk
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    Any movement of the wood can be handled by making...

    Any movement of the wood can be handled by making a slot in the support so the lag screw can move if the top expands or contracts.

    For me having the legs flush to the top of the bench and the back...
  7. Could you describe what you see as "the issue at...

    Could you describe what you see as "the issue at hand"?

    Is it that the screw can only go in so far or is the post with the threads buggered. My #18 was sold more than a dozen years ago so it isn't...
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    Would they if they could? That may be answered by...

    Would they if they could? That may be answered by looking back at what they could do.

    In the 18th and early 19th woodworkers used wooden planes. These were made to perform the jobs that were...
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    Howdy Larry and a belated welcome to the Creek....

    Howdy Larry and a belated welcome to the Creek. Just noticed this originated as a post from 2008.

    My guess is the original makers of "period furniture" didn't have a #193 to cut V's on their work....
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    PM sent. jtk

    PM sent.

    jtk
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    It is a joy when something like that happens. ...

    It is a joy when something like that happens.

    When my shop only had a #7 it seemed a #8 wasn't needed. Then someone made me an offer that couldn't be refused on a #8. Now it is used more than my...
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    What exactly did you see with your own eyes? ...

    What exactly did you see with your own eyes?

    He may be legally listed as one of his electrical contractor's apprentices.

    After spending about 20 minutes trying different searches for Homes...
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    Just Looking

    Every month Patrick Leach sends out a list of tools he has for sale.

    To me this is one of the highlights to the beginning of the month. A lot of knowledge and enjoyable reading has been supplied...
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    My shop is approximately 625 square feet without...

    My shop is approximately 625 square feet without much in the way of power tools and is very crowded.

    Build as big as you can. Build with a basement and second floor if possible.

    Seldom heard...
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  17. Beautiful find Rob. Much nicer looking then the...

    Beautiful find Rob. Much nicer looking then the Goodell & Pratt find of mine:

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    It is now my go to user.

    jtk
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    That one makes me wish I needed another plane. ...

    That one makes me wish I needed another plane.

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    I always enjoy you interesting historical write...

    I always enjoy you interesting historical write ups on the tools you sell John.

    This is one company I have done a little research on due to a scythe purchased and put to use with the Shapleigh...
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    Having not watched Holmes in a few years the...

    Having not watched Holmes in a few years the episodes you refer to have been missed. I do not recall any wiring being done by Mike Holmes. I do recall him pointing out some of the problems with...
  21. This is similar to a problem that happened to me....

    This is similar to a problem that happened to me.

    Two DMT 1"X4" diamond plates were purchased. One was used a little.

    A friend's birthday was coming up and one of the things to be given to...
  22. At least one of the auto insurance companies is...

    At least one of the auto insurance companies is advertising replacement value:

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    There are other companies with similar collision policies, mostly for new cars or cars less than one year...
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    Glad to hear you learned from me. My learning...

    Glad to hear you learned from me.

    My learning also came from reading and overtime finding and/or accepting changes to improve the results.

    Has this dead horse been beaten enough?

    jtk
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    Steven, read carefully: In previous posts...

    Steven, read carefully:



    In previous posts my wording on adjusting may have included 1/4 turns. Other methods will be tried and mine will change if better ways are demonstrated or discovered.
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    My water stones sit on a small automotive floor...

    My water stones sit on a small automotive floor mat when in use. This works well and was inexpensive in the automotive section of a department store years ago.

    jtk
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