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05-20-2015 01:05 PM

Newbie Chisel Question - 4 replies

I purchased a set of Stanley sweethearts and did my own attempt at flattening and sharpening. After the first few uses I noticed my fingers were getting cut up pretty good despite not touching the edge. I realized that the flattened part of the chisel on the corners was so sharp, even as a 90 degree angle, that it was the cause of my issue. Is t...

08-08-2013 01:14 PM

Pair of nightstands - first furniture project - insight appreciated - 4 replies

Going to start a pair of nightstands for the master bedroom in the next 2 weeks, once the master bath remodel is complete. I have in mind approximately what I would like to do but I am hoping someone has some rough plans they can link me to, and suggestions of pitfalls to avoid (I would rather not firewood anything). I have the walnut veneere...

01-29-2013 05:27 PM

Disston No 15 coping saw any good? - 2 replies

I picked up a Disston coping saw no 15 since I have some junky ones that are horrible right now. No idea if it is any good, but I figured 10 bucks for a used Disston is no worse than 12-20 bucks for something new. (It is in the mail to me right now so I have not tested it). I also for the life of me can not find a good resource for the differ...

01-16-2013 02:52 AM

Spofford brace refurb help - 3 replies

I finally found a spofford brace (it is a 110) but it needs a bit o work. There is no thumbscrew and the metal part that the knob connects to has a chunk cracked off. The knob is seized up pretty good right now and I don’t want to muscle anything around until I have a clear idea of what is inside and how to go about fixing it. Question is,...

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