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|7 days ago||
Insight - 14 replies
I have finally realized I am tired of woodworking and photography. I still have three clocks and a blanket chest to make and then I may well sell out. It has always been a struggle for me. I can’t, for the most part, read drawings and most written instructions are gibberish. After much introspection I also realized I have not felt any s...
|13 days ago||
Files - 7 replies
I have two hand planes that require the mouths to be widened to accommodate Hock irons. I have read it is best to use a “safe edge file.” This meaning one with smooth sides. I have searched for these in the past and could not find anything that seemed as if it would fit the bill.Any advice/help will be appreciated.Thank you.
|22 days ago||
Chop Saw Dust Collector - 0 replies
I live in the Jacksonville/Orange Park FL area. Free to any LJ that wants to pick it up. I live just off of Blanding Blvd in OP. First Call, first arrival can have it. 904-343-4897 after 9 AM
|28 days ago||
Down Draft Ducst Collector - 0 replies
Rousseau Down Drafter 18.25’‘wX21.5’’ tall. Adjusts fro 21.5’’ to 37’’ in high. Collector moves forward and backward on slide. Has three point wheeled stand. 4’’ intake.It was given to me years ago and I never use it as I use my SCMS outside mostly.Pick up in Jacksonville/Or...
|39 days ago||
Unisaw mfg date - 2 replies
I have tried to log into the old tool site without success. It seems that I had registered there years ago and cannot remember my user name to get a new pass word.I cannot find when my Unisaw , serial #89E25418, was made. Help Please. Thank you.
|69 days ago||
Football Junkie - 10 replies
My wife is a football junkie. I am so sick of it. The shop is unheated and needs a major overhaul so I can walk around in it. so that is a no go.I must not be a real man not caring for sports. Would knitting be OK for me during these dark times? There is so little time between the Super Bowel and preseason games.
|92 days ago||
Behlens Rock Hard Varnish - 1 reply
I plan on using this varnish, with a top grade brush, on a walnut or cherry blanket chest. I have the Behlens Solvent for thinning and plan on using a 50/50 mix for the first coat. The following coats would be thinned 20%. This is gloss and I plan on rubbing it to satin after a 30-40 day cure in the house.How many coats would suffice? Am I miss...
|105 days ago||
Plane Iron Adjustment - 2 replies
I have an old wood skew plane and I cannot figure out how to adjust the iron depth of cut. It is either too much or none at all. Any sage advise? I am a newbie to wooden planes.
|115 days ago||
Skew Plane Blade - 6 replies
I have two old skew plane irons that need to be reground so they are not bowed on the cutting edges. I have found no one in the greater Jacksonville, Fl. area that can/will do it.I have a grinder and the jigs but I am not going to attempt this. For me a grinder is to be used only for lawn mower blades.Does anyone know of a sharpening service tha...
|117 days ago||
Finally Got It Done - 12 replies
This saved me a lot of money
|158 days ago||
Puppy on the way - 6 replies
Our Samoyed puppy should arrive this week. This will #4 in our nearly 50 year marriage and I am on pins and needles and as excited as if I were 6 instead of 70.Others sure light up when you tell them your getting a puppy. The dog is one of God’s great gifts to man.
|181 days ago||
Burn Out - 6 replies
My wife and I made three 1840 Shaker clocks in about three months. They all came out beautiful. Now everyone wants one. We are tired of the same process to the point we don’t even want to go into the shop to do any sort of wood working.I have a blanket chest all cut out and glued up ready for dovetailing, etc. I cringe@ the thought.I wond...
|225 days ago||
FWW Oct. 2013 - 2 replies
My new issue is missing several pages. Anyone else with the problem?
|305 days ago||
Dad's D-8 - 2 replies
Mike Allen in Carlsbad, CA refurbished my Dad’s D-8. It was made between 1878-1888. I recall my Dad ripping a long board with it when I was very small. Then using a hand plane to put in double windows in our old house in South Dakota.
|347 days ago||
Jointer Blades - 3 replies
This is embarassing. I took the knives out of my jointer and I cannot recall which way they go in. Does the bevel go to the right or left when one is facing the machine from the outer edge, e.g., away from the fence.The jointer is and old Delta-Rockwell 8’’.
|372 days ago||
Hock Plane Irons - 5 replies
Here is a good deal for someone. http://jacksonville.craigslist.org/tls/3664461289.html
|400 days ago||
Love It! - 1 reply
Everytime I use my LV LA block plain I love it more. I just got done on getting some high places out of a cherry clock door frame. Then I closed up the mouth some and used it as a finish plane.It sure beats having to drag out another plan to get the same great results.
|409 days ago||
Shooting Board - Wife - 6 replies
My wife has always taken some what of a dim view on the use of hand tools especially hand planes. Today we were fitting up a cherry Shaker wall clock. We needed about 1/16th’’ taken of some end grain.She said, “Why don’t you use your shooting board.? The LV LAJ shaved some curls off of that on and later on on a couple o...
|426 days ago||
ODIE'S OIL - 14 replies
Has anyone used this product?
|548 days ago||
Friesian Horses - 1 reply
This should make you feel good. http://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/Y5XJbSqwriM?rel=0