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    Has any of the "new technology" in the fossil...

    Has any of the "new technology" in the fossil fuel arena turned around the emission of green house gases? One "new technology" is fracking. He has been linked to causing the fouling of ground water...
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    My wife laughed when asked about this. She is AB...

    My wife laughed when asked about this. She is AB positive. She is also receptive of the paranormal or psychic.

    jtk
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    However, an electric oven contributes less than a...

    However, an electric oven contributes less than a gas oven if the electric oven is powered by a renewable source.

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    "Cheap energy" is mostly cheap due to tax payer...

    "Cheap energy" is mostly cheap due to tax payer supported incentives to the fossil fuel industry. A gradual removal of these with them being redirected toward renewable energy sources would be a...
  5. Return the Unicorn… What Was Old is New Again?

    While seated comfortably in the reading room and thumbing through an old Fine Woodworking (#39) from 1983 this article came to my attention:

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    This guy was old in 1983. His technique was...
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    If one wants to be a woodworker they need to...

    If one wants to be a woodworker they need to learn to enjoy sharpening, there will be a lot of it.

    jtk
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    Lie Nielsen and Lee Valley are both having...

    Lie Nielsen and Lee Valley are both having trouble with production due to the corona virus.

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    The first question would be do you have your...

    The first question would be do you have your TimeMachine on an external disk?

    My recollection of this is a bit fuzzy. My applications were backed up in TimeMachine when upgrading computers about 4...
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    Sorry if my reply caused confusion. My purpose...

    Sorry if my reply caused confusion. My purpose was to add on to what you said.

    If the forests are to be well managed it will take human effort which comes at a cost. Sadly for some it makes a...
  10. My brother used to sell fireplace inserts. He...

    My brother used to sell fireplace inserts. He would hire me to help him deliver and install them. Most of these were for burning wood. In California a licensed pipe fitter was required to connect a...
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    My area is semi forested. Should the state come...

    My area is semi forested. Should the state come in an rake it or legislate that the property owner has to clear the land?

    Much of the land is private. Not sure if the state sells timber rights or...
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    It makes it more interesting for people to talk...

    It makes it more interesting for people to talk about. The Ancestry site saying one's lineage is traced back to the Magna Carta better than saying they think a family line can be traced back to some...
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    There is a Record #5-1/2 currently listed in the...

    There is a Record #5-1/2 currently listed in the SMC Classifieds.

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    Yes, the relationship of 3/4" and 19mm is pretty...

    Yes, the relationship of 3/4" and 19mm is pretty standard for automobile lug nuts. 0.05mm is less than 0.002". Most all of my 3/4" auger bits are off by more than that.

    In the land of "close...
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    My recollection is it can be used for cutting...

    My recollection is it can be used for cutting gaskets.

    Here is a different version:

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    Oops, a little deeper and this appeared:

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    It is helpful to have various tools match in...

    It is helpful to have various tools match in size. A mortise in a style is one example. Running a slot with an undersized plow blade can be a mess if the mortise chisel is slightly larger. Going the...
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    Another problem is my metric blades made for a...

    Another problem is my metric blades made for a Record #405 are different than another manufacturer's choice for size. Some makers use 18mm for 3/4" others use 20mm. Some make 25mm equivalent to 1"...
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    PM to be sent.

    jtk
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    One of my favorite uses of a #6 is on a wide...

    One of my favorite uses of a #6 is on a wide piece with a cup in the middle the #6 can be used across the grain with a light cut. The plane can be heard as it starts cutting at the starting edge....
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    Watching is entertaining… Making them is the real...

    Watching is entertaining… Making them is the real fun.

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    These were all made with #45 planes and possibly a round plane if not a fluting blade in the #45.

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    Mindful of Molding Away

    An interesting post on molding at the Lost Art Press > https://blog.lostartpress.com/2020/09/22/overture-from-mouldings-in-practice/

    Shown are some simple ways to make various moldings using a...
  22. It was done using a few chisels, here is a close...

    It was done using a few chisels, here is a close up of one in use:

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    That is most likely my 1" Witherby being used.

    jtk
  23. One of my tricks is to start with the top of the...

    One of my tricks is to start with the top of the coping or fret saw and pushing it forward while lowering it in the cut. The teeth should be set to cut on the pull stroke. There is almost no...
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    Only time to post a couple tonight: 441698 ...

    Only time to post a couple tonight:

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    This one is actually a bit of humor from the National Park Service:

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    https://www.nps.gov/articles/bear-bait-coloring.htm
  25. Those look good for a first try. Mine didn't look...

    Those look good for a first try. Mine didn't look that good over years of trying.

    +1 on making them a bit proud. After one set of proud tails on a drawer many of my dovetails have been made to be...
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