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|4 days ago||
Craftsmen from yesteryear. Have any stories? - 6 replies
I just finished reading two articles, one by P. leach and another FWW, on the H.O. Studly chest and C.A.Jewett’s chest. http://www.supertool.com/etcetera/pchest/pattern.htm http://www.phoenixmasonry.org/masonicmuseum/studley_1993_tool_chest_article.htm I couldn’t help but be taken back by both accounts. Just marvelous at not...
|5 days ago||
FS: Simmonds and jackson back saws - 1 reply
Jackson Saw- Has a slight bend along the length. Not terrible. Needs sharpening. $30 + shipping Simmonds saw- Good shape, sharp. Could use a slight sharpening but it cuts well. $50 + shipping.
|5 days ago||
Thinning the heard here, i don’t use all these, all are in restored shape unless noted. stanley #6 with large adj knob, new rosewood tote. $70 + shipping Stanley #5 SW in great original shape $55 + shipping Millers falls #5 size, grey paint. Good starter jack or sub. jointer $15 1 Millers fa...
|6 days ago||
WTB: 4 1/2 size planes - 1 reply
Lookinh for various 4 1/2 size planes. I have stanley, union, and millers falls. Interested in other makes.
|17 days ago||
Forstner bit not actual size - 13 replies
So i’m in the making of a chute board. Wanted to use dowels for alignment of the 45 degree and donkey ear attachments. I used a 3/8” forstner bit out of my PC kit. Couldn’t figure out why there was slop in the dowel. Tried a regular bit, just to see if my suspicion was correct, and it was. It seem’s the forstner bit is...
|42 days ago||
Crosscut sled bed size - 8 replies
Was looking for some opinions on a good size of a crosscut sled. I scored some free A quality birch ply at work. I have a bunch of random pieces, and was curious if what i have will work.
|57 days ago||
Hock iron/breaker vs Veritas. - 4 replies
How do these compare? Veritas is obviously a lot cheaper.
|57 days ago||
small but comfortable block plane? - 12 replies
I was looking for some ideas. I have a stanley #110 block, its great for light use, but on some of my boxes i like to use them to round the sides, and holding this one hurts after a while. Is there a more ergonomic block out there, but no bigger then the 110?
|63 days ago||
Making and cleaning tenons. - 6 replies
Hello all, was curious how you guys make your tenons? Typically I use a router, but since I have a nice cabinet saw, I made a jig to slide over my fence. Works good except when stock isn’t flat. How are the Tenoning jigs? Also in need of a decent saw to cut shoulders. I was foolish to think an Irwin flush cut saw could cut straight. ...
|65 days ago||
For sale Diamond edge #8 jointer plane - 7 replies
$120 shipped O.B.O. It’s be cleaned and repainted. Needs a blade/chip breaker. It does have a chip breaker, but it’s kind of pitted. Can definitely include it. The blade is bowed, and will not go through the mouth. Can include as well if so desired.
|65 days ago||
For sale Leigh super 12 dovetail jig. - 8 replies
I have a like new super 12 for sale, Bought in august, used for two projects. Comes with everything, has 1 length of spacers left. Might be more, I’ll have to look. $225 shipped O.B.O.
|74 days ago||
Polshing plane parts (not brass) - 19 replies
Curious if any of you found products that can bring a high polish to the sole and sides of a plane? The wire wheel works good and gives it a nice shine, but was looking for something a little shinier.
|82 days ago||
Help me spend my bonus! - 10 replies
So i received a nice christmas bonus from work. Perfect timing too, need some new hands tools! Currently i have numbers 4-8 covered. I don’t have anything to clean up tenons or shoulders. Was leaning towards either http://www.leevalley.com/US/wood/page.aspx?p=65373&cat=1,41182,48942 or http://www.lie-nielsen.com/block-plane...
|96 days ago||
Why leevalley, why... - 7 replies
Dont know if anyone noticed, but lee valley sells the adjustment lever kit to make an adjustable wooden plane now. Couldn’t they have released it oh say, a month ago when i built my massive jointer? :(
|99 days ago||
A free MAHOGANY outfeed table, thats what! Took this home from work today. They’re doing a large clean up of our main storage room. This has been sitting for YEARS. I work for a company that builds scenic elements for Disney, Universal, many opera houses, as well as corporate events such as GE, etc etc. These were made for i...
|101 days ago||
Finally- I have a real table saw! - 6 replies
Picked up this 1999 Grizzly G1023 right tilt a couple weeks ago from our very own upstatenydude. Excellent shape as far as the cabinet and workings are concerned. A little buildup of pitch inside the cabinet, but i removed a lot of it as best i could. When i brought it home, i completely disassembled it to check for noises or anything else od...
|104 days ago||
Changing bearings in Grizzly G1023 motor. - 5 replies
Recently aquired G1023, makes a nasty noise upon startup. Took off the fan shroud, as well as the fan and started it up. Still makes noise. Like a grinding noise. When spinning by hand i can feel some grittyness, not bad but its apparent. Is this something i could tackle myself? I keep trying to find articles relating to it, but all i can fin...
|106 days ago||
Table saw screeching sound. - 4 replies
Tore my saw down to clean it, decided to see if there were any noises present with just the motor. It makes a loud noise near the fan. Is this a sign of bad bearings? I checked to see if it was the fan hitting something but it’s not.
|108 days ago||
So I just picked up a 1999 Grizzly G1023 table saw. It’s in really good shape for the year. Brand new shop fox classic fence. Picked up a JET mobile base. Tonight i started tearing into it to clean it up a little. When i brought it home i started it up and noticed an odd sound, and deduce one of the belts was bad. Left it on and look...
|109 days ago||
Possible to fab longer fence rails? - 2 replies
So my saw has a brand new classic shop fox fence. Only 26” rip to the right of the blade. Looking at the front/back rails, its just some angle iron and square tube. Theoretically it would be possible to just fab some new rails. or am i missing something?