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  1. Thanks for the replies. That is something to try...

    Thanks for the replies. That is something to try for getting iron stains out of my toilets.

    jtk
  2. With the chip breaker about 3/16" back from the...

    With the chip breaker about 3/16" back from the edge is the 0.004" shaving the thickest shaving you can take? Is the depth at the end of its adjustment? If it is you may have a problem caused by the...
  3. Where can one find "heavy duty" vinegar? jtk

    Where can one find "heavy duty" vinegar?

    jtk
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    My first chain saw was a small electric model,...

    My first chain saw was a small electric model, though it had a cord. It was purchased used for $20.

    My biggest mistake was selling it.

    Now my gas chainsaw has a 20" bar. It would be nice at...
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    Nice job William. For me getting a wooden molding...

    Nice job William. For me getting a wooden molding plane to work well seems to be doable and enjoyable. My two coffin smoothers on the other hand:

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    They can take decent shavings they just...
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    Maybe it helps people avoid the idea of needing...

    Maybe it helps people avoid the idea of needing to wait until they can purchase expensive tools before being able to make mortise & tenon joints.

    Though some of my mortise chisels cost less than...
  7. Or one could learn to cut a double tenon. ...

    Or one could learn to cut a double tenon.

    Depending on your preference a 5/16" chisel works for a third of a 1" piece after truing and smoothing would likely measure in at ~15/16".

    Some...
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    Yes, it is kind of like the difference between...

    Yes, it is kind of like the difference between driving a 6d nail and a 16d nail. The small nail can be driven with a light hammer. The bigger nail will take forever to drive with a light hammer.
    ...
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    Osvaldo, There are almost as many different...

    Osvaldo, There are almost as many different opinions on how to cut a mortise as there are opinions on sharpening.

    My preference is to use a mortise chisel instead of a bench chisel when possible....
  11. Yes and yes. It will also make for a smoother...

    Yes and yes.

    It will also make for a smoother dowel.

    jtk
  12. Thanks for sharing your skills and knowledge Tom....

    Thanks for sharing your skills and knowledge Tom.

    jtk
  13. Ron, If you have fractional bits you might try...

    Ron, If you have fractional bits you might try drilling a starter hole a 64th inch bigger. You might even try two holes bigger with two steps down to the size desired.

    jtk
  14. As David mentioned free shipping now starts at...

    As David mentioned free shipping now starts at $30. This is less than the periodic free shipping in the past.

    One the Lee Valley home page is a header to choose which department you are interested...
  15. Ron, do you have access to a piece of plate steel...

    Ron, do you have access to a piece of plate steel 1/4" - 1/2" thick and a drill press?

    You could make your own dowel plate.

    How much dowel do you need?

    Making a dowel cutter for longer...
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    Poll: While working in transportation any wiring with...

    While working in transportation any wiring with high voltage or current would be spliced with crimp connectors using precision jaws and a pneumatic driver.

    Do they make Wago connectors for such...
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    That could run up my credit card real fast. ...

    That could run up my credit card real fast.

    Some nice looking items.

    jtk
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    Another vote for O1, almost all of my chisels are...

    Another vote for O1, almost all of my chisels are O1. A few of my plane blades are A1 or A2. There are also a few PMv-11 blades in the shop. The PM seems less trouble for me to sharpen than the A1 &...
  19. Brian, Here is another parts source >...

    Brian, Here is another parts source > https://www.antique-used-tools.com/comparts.htm < he has the adjuster plate currently listed at $6.50.

    There is also a parts view of the style of block plane....
  20. If you can take some pictures around the outside...

    If you can take some pictures around the outside of the arm's pivot point others might be able to see if the pin is easy to tap out with a small nail or pin punch or if you might have to file it a...
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    Poll: This is also the reason given to me for not...

    This is also the reason given to me for not soldering junctions in crimp or twist connectors. The thermal changes can cause a solder joint to go 'cold,' causing more resistance in the joint....
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    Poll: There should be a third answer, It depends. jtk

    There should be a third answer, It depends.

    jtk
  23. Thread: Mice

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    Mice are smart little critters. Sometimes it...

    Mice are smart little critters.

    Sometimes it helps to place an unset trap to get them used to it. After they have fed at the trap a few times, set the trap to kill.

    A friend many years ago...
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    There are many ways to align the file for the...

    There are many ways to align the file for the desired fleam angle. Some will lay an angle gauge on the bench below the vise and move it as needed.

    Lee Valley sells a file handle with a fleam guide...
  25. You might have to find parts from someone like...

    You might have to find parts from someone like NHPlaneparts dot com.

    The lever has to pivot on something. usually it is a pin that should be removable somehow.

    jtk
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