Mechanics of chipbreakers and high cutting angles in woodworking planes. Kees van der Heiden, The Netherlands, 2014. Abstract. When using handplanes, tearout is a typical problem. Two methods to prevent tearout are high cutting angles and chipbreakers set very close to the cutting edge....Last Post By: David Weaver Yesterday, 8:58 AM
I've had enough of the trovi takeovers on my computer and all the constant updates every other hour. I have been using Windows started with 3.1, 95, on and on ad nauseum to now Windows 7. All my software is for Windows. BUT, if what I understand is right???, I can switch to a Mac and not have all...Last Post By: Brian Elfert Yesterday, 10:34 PM
How many professional woodworkers use no or generally no power tools? And by that, I don't mean guys who teach classes and give demos or have blogs. I mean not subsidized by that mickey mouse stuff or any other income. This is triggered by warren's comment in another thread about a professional...Last Post By: Chris Fournier Today, 12:20 AM
I typically purchase lumber already straight lined on one edge. My latest project involves rough 5/4 and most of the 10' boards have a slight bow on both edges. In the past when I've done this I've used a narrow strip of 8' x 3/4" plywood as a sled with hold downs to hold the bowed stock then...Last Post By: scott vroom Yesterday, 10:37 AM
Looking to get a new laptop. How bad is Windows 8.1? All I hear is how bad windows 8.X is. Hate to get a new laptop with Windows 7 as I tend to use my computers for years till the operating system is no longer supported. Like to purchase the latest if possible.Last Post By: Mike Henderson Yesterday, 1:10 PM
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Woodworking with handtools may be a cult thing but it shouldn't be a religion. Look at the oldest of American woodworking shops, they had machines. JustChris Fournier Today, 12:20 AM
Porter-cable belt sander is sold.
The very lightly used Dewalt DW625 3 hp plunge router is still available.