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Hand Plane Restoration #1: Stanley Bench Plane

10-15-2007 10:24 PM by David | 73 comments »

STANLEY BENCH PLANE RESTORATION Click here for large format version PDF ELECTROLYTIC RUST REMOVAL INSTRUCTION SHEET More information available on my woodworking blog & podcast The Folding Rule Show Step #1 – Cleaning & Rust Removal I have been inspired by a number of resources to start using my hand planes and start on the slippery slope of a hand plane collection. Not the least of whom has been Wayne, our own Lumberjocks plane guru. Of course I have also explored...

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Milling Lumber (grudgingly) #6: Lessons Learned

10-12-2011 02:50 AM by MoshupTrail | 7 comments »

Lessons Learned – Milling Logs Safety First. You will want to wear good leather gloves, eye protection, and steel toed shoes. If the shoes have a metatarsal guard they will be better. You probably WILL drop at least one board on your toes during the day. Also, I highly recommend wearing a respirator. The mill makes a lot of fine dust, and certain woods can be very irritating. I used a good quality paper respirator and it made a big difference. Don’t wear really loose clothing t...

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Building a MAME Arcade Cabinet

07-31-2008 03:42 AM by Greg Wurst | 19 comments »

MAME (Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator) allows you to play old arcade games on your PC. While playing them with a keyboard and mouse is OK, to really get the experience you need an arcade cabinet. I could spend some time on just the PC setup, but I’m going to just concentrate on the cabinet construction here. I built this back in 2003 over the course of a week. If you’re interested in more info on MAME and where to get needed hardware you can check the project page here: ...

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