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    My mind can not be made up between it being too...

    My mind can not be made up between it being too far away or something for which there isn't enough space to have in my shop.

    jtk
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    Even my MF made Dunlap given to my grandson was...

    Even my MF made Dunlap given to my grandson was an equal to my Stanley planes.

    jtk
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    My pair of side rabbet planes get used often...

    My pair of side rabbet planes get used often enough they have already earned their justification. One of my biggest regrets about selling tools is selling my Stanley #79 double rabbet plane.

    jtk
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    You are welcome Graham. jtk

    You are welcome Graham.

    jtk
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    Check eBay item number:153810542706 It is...

    Check eBay item number:153810542706

    It is listed as being in the UK.

    jtk
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    Unless you have a desire to keep your plane pure...

    Unless you have a desire to keep your plane pure type 7, a type 6 through type 8 frog would work fine. The type 6 would have right hand threads on the depth adjuster. A type 4 or type 5 frog would...
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    One could also make such a block to go along the...

    One could also make such a block to go along the side of their stone using a side to side motion to sharpen a chisel.

    The first step in learning to sharpen freehand is to accept that it can be...
  8. Oskar, use search terms like > food safe pigment...

    Oskar, use search terms like > food safe pigment < Here is one of the hits > https://www.realmilkpaint.com/blog/tips/child-safe-paint/

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    Have you ever tried to push sharpen with the...

    Have you ever tried to push sharpen with the 'scary sharp' method?

    For what it is worth, my sharpening is mostly push and pull.

    jtk
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    We have never used one for cooking. If we did we...

    We have never used one for cooking. If we did we would certainly scrub it down. Maybe even a vinegar bath with some wire brushing.

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    Some serrated knives can be sharpened. It takes...

    Some serrated knives can be sharpened. It takes patience and slipstones or small diamond files for the job.

    My favorite serrated knives have one side without a bevel. If the other side is shaped...
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    If you can fix the divider it will probably look...

    If you can fix the divider it will probably look better in the long run.

    jtk
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    You might try here >...

    You might try here > https://www.leevalley.com/en-us/shop/hardware/project-supplies/metal-parts/44042-lazy-susan-bearings

    jtk
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    Michael, The bird's eye pine came up in a few...

    Michael, The bird's eye pine came up in a few threads: What do you guys look for in wood? was one of them:

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    https://sawmillcreek.org/showthread.php?263092

    Depending on my plans and...
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    Search > Hercules food service fork < on ebay and...

    Search > Hercules food service fork < on ebay and there are two. A little higher price than my purchase.

    Better hurry, someone else may also want one.

    jtk
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    Maybe if a bit more of my youthful time was spent...

    Maybe if a bit more of my youthful time was spent on learning a slide rule my pencil could be spared. :rolleyes:

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    Patience Finally Pays Off!

    Many years ago a friend gave me a BBQ fork that is beyond what most folks consider a BBQ fork.

    It was the most beloved fork used by my wife and me in our garden. Often with both of us wanting to...
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    My solution is to keep a copy of this in the...

    My solution is to keep a copy of this in the shop:

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    Then put pencil to paper.

    For me a calculator may be handy but it seems to make the brain lazy.

    jtk
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    Have to agree, great work. jtk

    Have to agree, great work.

    jtk
  20. Are seat heaters a common option? My 2001 Tahoe...

    Are seat heaters a common option? My 2001 Tahoe has them and it is nice on a cold morning.

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  21. Cutest Animal Kingdom Parenting Moments

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    https://www.boredpanda.com/cute-animal-parenting/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=BPFacebook
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    Oooh the suspense… Derek, have you ever tried...

    Oooh the suspense…

    Derek, have you ever tried making a third kerf in you waste for half blind dovetails?

    For me it seems to make it easier when removing the waste.

    jtk
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    That was something only seen in movies or on TV....

    That was something only seen in movies or on TV. My folks had a furniture and appliance store and sold TVs. Many of my afternoons were spent in their store watching TV and sometimes sweeping the...
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    That is interesting, when a hardware store not...

    That is interesting, when a hardware store not far from me was clearing out their building one of my finds was the forerunner of the Stearns spoke pointer pictured at the bottom of the page in your...
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    Thomas, The answer is simple. If it isn't going...

    Thomas, The answer is simple. If it isn't going to make your work easier, you don't need it, save your money. For some of us accumulating, restoring, using and even selling old tools is part of the...
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