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    Steve H Graham

    Soft New Irwin Chisel

    Thread Starter: Steve H Graham

    I saw some Youtube dude proclaiming the virtues of the new Irwin chisels. I decided to try one. It arrived today. Before doing anything, I decided to see how hard the steel was. I took out a Kershaw pocket knife, and I scratched the back of the chisel. I made tiny microscopic scratches in it....

    Last Post By: Steve H Graham Today, 9:57 PM Go to last post
    Steve H Graham

    Flattening Plane Irons

    Thread Starter: Steve H Graham

    I have bought 4 planes in the last month, if spokeshaves count. I am getting very familiar with flattening the backs of plane irons. Yesterday I put in about two hours on a new Stanley spokeshave iron. I was not too happy about it. I used a DMT extra-coarse stone part of the time, but I...

    Last Post By: Steve H Graham Today, 10:34 AM Go to last post
    Kees Heiden

    Sliding dovetails. A botched job.

    Thread Starter: Kees Heiden

    Of course I should have used buttons and screws or something simple like that, but I decided that it would be nice to attach the top to my cabinet with sliding dovetails. This would be the goal of this operation (but in this picture the top is lying loose). So I made the first dovetail...

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    Clarence Martin

    How do you get Directv to take you off their mailing list???

    Thread Starter: Clarence Martin

    Has anyone else had to deal with that company??? I don't have Directv or any other satilite TV system , yet they keep sending me those "you have been pre-selected" junk mailings. I called their 800 number, and they said I don't have Directv. Well ...

    Last Post By: Bruce Wrenn Today, 5:02 PM Go to last post
    Charles P. Wright

    Festool Parent (TTS) Buying Sawstop

    Thread Starter: Charles P. Wright

    Interesting news, I wonder what the future holds. http://www.sawstop.com/company/news/press-releases/sawstop-TTS SawStop to be Acquired by TTS Tooltechnic Systems 06.26.2017 ​Tualatin, Oregon June 26, 2017: SawStop today announced the acquisition of SawStop, LLC by TTS Tooltechnic...

    Last Post By: jack duren Today, 8:37 PM Go to last post
    Ray Newman

    Fe$tool Buys SawStop

    Thread Starter: Ray Newman

    As seen on the Fine Woodworking site, Fe$tool bought SawStop. "Tualatin, Oregon June 26, 2017: SawStop today announced the acquisition of SawStop, LLC by TTS Tooltechnic Systems, a third-generation family-owned company based in Wendlingen, Germany. The TTS family of companies includes...

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