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|1062 days ago||
Ok Amazon, WTF? - 26 replies
Can someone explain something for me? I do a fair amount of shopping from Amazon and unless it is quite urgent, I only select “super saver shipping” and sit back and wait while Amazon takes their time to ship the purchase. I completely understand that they use the slowest and least cost method of shipping and that it will take a we...
|1062 days ago||
34,258th Workbench Question - 6 replies
Hey, Having brisk competition in my household for cash, I am building my new bench out of dimensional lumber (2x) instead of hard maple, hickory, oak, ash, etc., etc. I am looking at this as a practice run to figure out everything I don’t like about a bench for the next time. I plan on applying mortise and tenon breadboard caps on t...
|1107 days ago||
A quick question about handplane restoration - 11 replies
Hi I am in the middle of restoring a Stanley number 3 and a number 4. Do most folks flatten the sole and then reapply the jappaning (paint) or paint and then flatten the sole? Also, I have read that you should flatten the sole with the frog, blade, chipbreaker and cap installed. Is there any merit to this? Thanks.
|1126 days ago||
Rabbet plane vs shoulder plane - 4 replies
Good afternoon, What is the difference between a shoulder plane and a rabbet plane (non-skew)? for example, how is this: different from this: I realize that the rabbet plane is wider than most, if not all shoulder planes, but beyond that, I really can’t see any major difference. They both cut to the edge of the plane, ...
|1152 days ago||
#$%#$^ Customer Service -- NOT - 8 replies
Hey all We all have our horror stories with incompetent, inept and and annoying customer service. It seems we hear about these all the time, but the good stories don’t get mentioned as much. I would like to share some recent interactions with various companies as a way to say thank you for their attention and caring So, here goes: ...