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Blog entry by August McCormick Lehman III posted 80 days ago 1379 reads 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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Mosquito

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#1 posted 79 days ago

Very nice. Saved yourself $25+Shipping on an LN one.

I’d love to have access to that kind of equipment (and of course the knowledge/skill to use them lol) First thing I’d do is fashion myself a split nut driver, as I’m making my own saw with split nuts, and have no split nut driver… oops!

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#2 posted 79 days ago

hey Mos how are you?
yeah funny you count the electricity and all i should bought the LN LOL.
well wayneC suggested that. i can make you one free of charge,
but i dont know the size since im very new to wood working and i dont anything about wood tools,
i got lucky on all those screw drivers from ebay.
but if you make the wood handle ill make you a metal part i just need someone to send some measurements.
if you go to the handplane section bertha wayne included a link. maybe 15 or 25 post back?

hey mos here is that link
http://www.toolsforworkingwood.com/store/item/GT-SNSD/The_Gramercy_Tools_Split_Nut_Driver

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Mosquito

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#3 posted 79 days ago

Not too bad over here, thanks :-)

oh hey lol http://lumberjocks.com/replies/833790

I’ve got hardware for split nuts and bolts for the saw, could always send one your way, or take measurements (probably with pictures), whichever.

I’ll shoot you a PM :-)

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#4 posted 79 days ago

Yeah your pm suggestion sound better
Wait till get home because I also have those display rusty saw I bought I’ll send pics later they are made out of brass right? The nut and screw?

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Mosquito

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#5 posted 79 days ago

What I have I bought from Two Guys In A Garage (tgiag.com): http://tgiag.com/sawnuts.html, and are made from Brass

-- Mos - Twin Cities, MN -- Stanley #45 Evangelist - www.youtube.com/MosquitoMods

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Tim

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#6 posted 79 days ago

Great video. I agree those would be some very fun toys to play with.

#7 posted 79 days ago

Hi Tim
Actually I’m jealous with all you guys get to do wood working,
I have all my table saw, bandsaw, jointer, etc, they are new (but 7 years ago)
And I’m just now getting power to my gargae,
I watch YouTube all night dreaming of wood working LOL
One more month I will play with saw dust LOL
Thanks Tim for watching thanks

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woodchuckerNJ

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#8 posted 79 days ago

Wish I had a southbend, logan or even an atlas.

What kind of lathe is that.

Nice work, the bench looks good so far..

-- Jeff NJ

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#9 posted 79 days ago

Very cool…

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#11 posted 79 days ago

thansk wood chuck
yeah metal tools was main passion but i have to be honest.
you guys get or have coooooleeeer tools
so im trying to be a woodworker lol

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#12 posted 79 days ago

Awesome video, thanks for sharing!

Funny how we all tend to be amazed at one another’s work! LOL. I couldn’t even turn a metal working tool ON! But turning or shaping a wooden handle is just 2nd nature to me after all these years…

Would be cool to share a HUGE shop with all you guys…not sure we’d get ANY work done? :)

-- tr ...see one, do one, teach one...

#13 posted 79 days ago

yeah terry i know what your saying thats why i love looking at pictures here looking at another man shop,

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#14 posted 73 days ago

My S7 Steel came in so I guess I’ll be making more screw driver LOL

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