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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.

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    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...

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    Matt Mattingley

    Bill Pentz cyclone build.

    Thread Starter: Matt Mattingley

    So just over year ago I set out to find a really good DC system. To all my searches everything Pointing back to the Bill Pentz system. I thought it would be a neat project to take on, everything from the building of the fan, fan housing, cyclone , and filtration box. Few of my hurdles were how to...

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    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 Yesterday, 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 Yesterday, 10:28 AM Go to last post
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