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    Frederick Skelly

    Wonder what LV is up to on 9/13?

    Thread Starter: Frederick Skelly

    In another sign of my growing hand tool addiction, I saw a teaser about an upcoming announcement on their website and just cant resist gossiping about it. (Does it mean Im really sick when I fall for a marketing ploy like this?) Wonder what we'll see? Anybody want to have some fun speculating?...

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    Dave Cullen

    How to read grain direction?

    Thread Starter: Dave Cullen

    What techniques do you guys use to determine grain direction before planing a board? I try to feel the "fuzz", kinda like petting a dog, for the way the grain lays down. But some boards are too smooth to be obvious. Getting it wrong can give you tearout, even with a sharp tool.

    Last Post By: Jim Koepke Today, 9:23 PM Go to last post
    Kees Heiden

    The new LV planes

    Thread Starter: Kees Heiden

    Let's start a new thread instead of burying it at the end of another one. To start, I am impressed. A complete new line of planes. Bevel down WITH chipbreaker! In light of my recent bit of research it won't be a surprise that I like that. And a 55 degree frog for those people who hate the...

    Last Post By: Tom Vanzant Today, 10:40 PM Go to last post
    Mike Heidrick

    Pole Barn 40X64X16

    Thread Starter: Mike Heidrick

    Signed a contract yesterday with S&L Builders out of Indiana for a 40X64X16 Pole Barn with a 10X24 porch. Build date August 18, 2014. Plan to install Pex for raidant floor heat. Concrete slab 5" thick. Also doing 1.5" closed cell foam under the pad. Built on Laminated posts in ground. Will...

    Last Post By: Mike Heidrick Today, 10:41 AM Go to last post
    Julie Moriarty

    For Those Who Have Moved Your Workshop...

    Thread Starter: Julie Moriarty

    We'll be moving from the Chicago area to the West Palm Beach, FL area. I've been considering selling whatever the new owners of our house might want in the workshop. I have no idea how many homeowners would even be interested in having a workshop. Anyway, I'm looking at the cost of moving...

    Last Post By: Julie Moriarty Today, 10:28 AM Go to last post
    Sean Troy

    Combo Machine Question

    Thread Starter: Sean Troy

    I'm thinking of getting a combo machine (Planer/Jointer) and have been following the threads about it. My price range puts me with the Grizzly GO634XP 12" Planer/Jointer W/Sprial cutter head. Right now I have a 13" Delta benchtop planer and an old 6" Jet Jointer. Will I notice a night and day...

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