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Maybe the beginning of a larger project #31: What not to run through your planer!

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Blog entry by Mark Shymanski posted 95 days ago 973 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I have proved tha Robertson screws are, indeed, harder than my planer blades :-(

I was working on a new and improved tiller for 816 and was using up some leftover/recycled boards. The daft part is that this was the second tiller I was making today (didn’t like the first one) and had carefully made sure there were no screws in that piece, the piece that had the screw was the offcut from the first piece! You apparently have to chech EACH piece LOL!

Oh well, they were old blades so it isn’t their first nick. Now I can clean up all the boards in that pike and then put on some new blades:-)

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2



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robscastle

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#1 posted 95 days ago

Buy a metal detector, it will certainly PU screws!

-- Regards Robert

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stefang

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#2 posted 95 days ago

Ouch!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Mark Shymanski

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#3 posted 95 days ago

Thanks Robert, this wasn’t a technological failure it was more of a operator error. I just didn’t stop to think about what I was doing.

Yup Mike ouch…this is what I get for not paying attention.

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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mafe

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#4 posted 72 days ago

Auuuch
I have invested in a cheap metal detector for recycle wood.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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Mark Shymanski

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#5 posted 72 days ago

Thanks Mads, I will have to see if I can find one.

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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mafe

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#6 posted 70 days ago

;-)

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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TheFridge

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#7 posted 70 days ago

Tell me about it. Nicked my jointer knives in a 60’s model jointer that took me 6 hrs to get set perfect. At least most planer blades are easy to change. You have that going for you.

-- "We build our workshops. Then we enjoy the fruits of our labor by laboring for more fruits." - Me

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