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|536 days ago||
Loose Tote on used Stanley No 5 - 11 replies
Bought a used Stanley No 5 plane from ebay. Decent price, good transaction, and the plane is in pretty good shape although the blade looks like it was sharpened with a hand file! Anyway, it has a weird problem. The long screw on the tote seems too long – it bottoms out before the handle is tight on the casting. It’s only a litt...
|609 days ago||
If you get the frequent “E-Direct Special” offers from Peachtree, and occasionally order from them, beware of a bug in their ordering system I just encountered. Here is how it went wrong for me: A few weeks ago, they had an offer for some router bits. I started an order, picked out a few bits, put them in the cart, but eventuall...
|858 days ago||
Lee Valley Free Shipping Mar 16 - 26th - 0 replies
Lee Valley is running a free shipping promotion from March 16 – 26 on an order of $40 or more. They do these a couple times a year, but it’s a good time to buy that item you have been wanting
|955 days ago||
Help! All of a sudden, the blade elevation mechanism jammed on my (older, Emerson built, contractor) TS.It won’t go up or down at this point. At first it would move in a small range, but doesn’t now. The wheel, it’s shaft, and the worm screw end seem to be fine. There isn’t any sawdust in the worm screw or the elevat...
|964 days ago||
Surfacing after dyeing - 1 reply
I’d like to build a box that has a glue up top/sides, where one of the component parts is a dyed wood, probably oak. I’m expecting that I’ll have to surface the glued up panel (planer and/or sand). Can I do that AFTER dyeing? I’m not too concerned about the edges, I’m mostly concerned about the surface.
|1222 days ago||
Lee Valley Free Shipping - 4 replies
Every once in a while Lee Valley offers free shipping. They are doing it again, March 18-28. $40 minimum order to get free shipping.