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    Christopher Kurdziel

    Best Sharpening Method

    Thread Starter: Christopher Kurdziel

    I have tried multiple ways of sharpening my plane blades and chisels. Right now I have water stones 8000/4000 1000 and a dmt diamond plate (300 grit) that I use to flatten them and to establish bevels. I just got oil stones as well to try them, but i'm not getting as nice of a finish on the oil...

    Last Post By: Derek Cohen Yesterday, 7:52 PM Go to last post
    Normand Leblanc

    Plane iron clearance angle study

    Thread Starter: Normand Leblanc

    Hello, About a month ago we had a discussion on clearance angle and I said that a study was coming. So here it is. The following graph would be a nice resumé This graph is saying that a 17° clearance angle (CA) is the best and that the number of shavings is reduced linearly if the CA is...

    Last Post By: Pat Barry Today, 3:27 PM Go to last post
    Marty Tippin

    SawStop Sliding Crosscut Table

    Thread Starter: Marty Tippin

    I was looking at the SawStop at the local Woodcraft over the weekend and they had it set up with the SawStop sliding crosscut table attachment. http://www.sawstop.com/crosscut I pretty much fell in love with it and believe I'll have to include it when I buy my SawStop in the next few months....

    Last Post By: Roger Feeley Today, 1:11 PM Go to last post
    Ben Rivel

    Building Your Own Oneida Realtime Filter Efficiency Gauge

    Thread Starter: Ben Rivel

    After studying the Oneida product page (LINK) and researching around the net I was able to figure out and put together the parts necessary to build my own Oneida Realtime Filter Efficiency Gauge. Its a very simple design and you can buy all the parts on your own for a lot cheaper than their kit. ...

    Last Post By: Frank Martin Yesterday, 5:00 PM Go to last post
    Wayne Lomman


    Thread Starter: Wayne Lomman

    I have finally figured out what everyone means by resawing. Here in Australia ( and I have plied my trade in most of the states) what you guys call resawing, I call ripsawing or just ripping. To me a resaw is a high production bandsaw toothed both sides of the usually 4" blade. It was power fed...

    Last Post By: Alan Lightstone Yesterday, 7:15 PM Go to last post
    Matthew Springer

    Saw Till Design

    Thread Starter: Matthew Springer

    Now that the hand tools rack has cleared enough random tools off the bench to let me find my bench, I need to make a plane rack and a saw till. Aka I need to stop hanging my saws on the wall on nails. My main constraint is I only have about two feet of wall space. so I was looking for a design...

    Last Post By: Clay Parrish Today, 12:40 AM Go to last post