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265 days ago

Attaboy Derek!! You make us proud - 3 replies

Two planes featured in the new FWW Tools and Shops issue… Way to go,

269 days ago

Finishing query - 1 reply

Just finished a toy box for a niece. Has two coats of satin white enamel on it. SWMBO is gonna paint some “girly” stuff on it. Should I add a clear top coat? If yes, what? Thanks

274 days ago

Met Rob Cosman saw new plane - 11 replies

Met Mr. Cosman at the Indianapolis Woodcraft yesterday afternoon. I had no idea that he was going to be there. I watched him take a 4 1/2 out of the box spend less than five minutes on a little fettling. Another minute on honing and then he took a full width solid shaving 0.0002 thick from a 2 in wide piece of very curly maple. Kinda impress...

499 days ago

Shooting plane in the Krenov style - 1 reply

Anybody made a Krenov style shooting plane. If so, would you share some particulars.? How well does it perform? Bedding angle? , etc. Thanks Ron

507 days ago

Very good info on sensitive topic - 8 replies

See Shannon’s blog on exotics. Injects a few facts into an important discussion

517 days ago

Holding narrow stock for plowing - 15 replies

You have to plow a groove 3/8 in from the edge of a 2 in wide board. How do you hold i for working with the plow plane?

518 days ago

Help with small project ideas. - 5 replies

I want to help a mission in rural Appalachia by making small projects that they can sell in their gift shop. Need to sell for less than $50. Hand tool made. I have done cross necklaces. I have thought of pencil boxes. Other ideas would be greatly appreciated. I have quite a bit of cherry lumber that was given to me for this purpose. Thanks

518 days ago

Look what I found - 18 replies

I found this at a local antique mall, complete with several chisels. Had a little trouble getting it adjusted, but now it works perfectly. Pretty awesome for a 170 year old machine. I

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