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1037 days ago

Handle Mod for Shooting plane - 5 replies

!http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p244/wingate_52/Shooting%20Board/PICT0353.jpg! Some pics of my new handle. Stops the thumb getting trapped, esp the students who use it.

1038 days ago

Shooting board - 31 replies

My new sloping shooting board. Both 90 and 45 degrees planed really crisply.

1054 days ago

High or Low Fence - 6 replies

I am building a new drill table fence. Should I go high or low? what are your preferences and what do you add to the fence, T-track etc.?

1081 days ago

Henry Disston Stanley Sweetheart Saw - 8 replies

Just wiping the dust off my saw, I noticed that it was a Stanley Sweetheart. Steel backed, 20” long blade, 5” deep from top of steel Back to teeth. For use in a mitre box that I don’t have. I have hade the saw for 38 years and it is still a nice useable tool, well I use it all the time. Any value. I am in the UK so it must...

1101 days ago

Dowel jigs - 8 replies

I would like a Mortise Mate or a Dowelmax. There is a Dakota Professional (lol) Dowel jig on the Rutlands site that is interesting and cheap. http://www.rutlands.co.uk/workshop-&-power-tool-accessories/pocket-hole-&-dowel-jigs/dowel---jigs/DK1305/professional-dowel-jig I have seen a video of it on Youtube from toolsrus. Any comments?

1106 days ago

Ceramic Sharpening Stone Care and Use - 3 replies

I have been recomended to use the stone dry and to clean, by washing with soapy water. Any tips for use and maintainance?

1112 days ago

Low angle Type 62 planes - 29 replies

I look foward to some customer reviews of these tools. Having worked with wood for over 50 years, I have never needed such a tool, managing with the usual blade down planes, and scrapers. I don’t resort to abrasives and power sanders. I was taught how to use and sharpen a scraper as a kid at school and have used them extensively. However a...


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