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08-16-2015 05:08 PM

Handle template for Stanley 13-052 Plough Plane - 5 replies

I recently picked up a boxed 13-052 Plough Plane with a complete set of cutters. Although it’s not very old I would like to replace the plastic tote with something more pleasing to the eye.Does anyone know where I can find a template for this tote?ThanksJimFor some reason the picture I have inserted will only appear upside down and I c...

06-27-2015 10:14 PM

Help needed to identify the purpose of this saw - 24 replies

Hi, I picked up this saw the other day and would appreciate any help in identifying the purpose for which it was originally intended. The blade is 10 inches long and it has 6ppi. There aren’t any makers marks on the blade or on the handle.Any suggestions appreciated.

12-05-2012 09:52 AM

Sharpening a veneer saw - 3 replies

Does anyone have any thoughts on sharpening a veneer saw? Files to use? Tooth depth etc. I have a saw which will clearly benefit from some dental care!Thanks Jim

10-17-2012 11:27 AM

Drum sander abrasive options - 3 replies

I am in the process of making a drum sander to provide accurately dimensioned thin hand cut veneers etc. Researching the designs created on LJ everyone seems to have used regular velcro backed abrasive roll as the sanding medium. I am a great fan of Abranet because of its long life and wide range of “grits” available. I believe that...

07-19-2012 12:57 PM

Titebond Veneer Glue - 2 replies

Hi, Does anyone have any experience with Titebond’s Veneer Glue? According to the write up it is ”Specifically formulated for cold press laminating of wood veneer to solid wood, plywood, MDF and particleboard, Titebond veneer glue is easier and safer to use than other contact glues and cements. Its open time of 15 minutes allows vene...

04-12-2012 03:53 PM

Blade tip profile for box joints - 4 replies

I am thinking of making a box joint jig for use on my small table saw (Scheppach TS 2000) using one of the designs from Stumpy or Matthias. The saw’s blade diameter is 200 mm or 8 inches in old currency. Can anyone advise me on the best / correct tooth tip profile for my saw blade as I am afraid that the alternate angled one I presently us...

02-28-2012 05:12 PM

Circle cutting jig on a bandsaw - 4 replies

Hi,I am making a circle cutting jig for my bandsaw based on some of the designs I have seen here on LJs. I would appreciate any opinions on the following items:1) What size blade is best suited to this type of jig?2) What is the preferred method for fixing the centre point on the disc – drill tip, bolt or dowel?3) Is it necessary to drill ...

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