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?...Last Post By: Jeff Ranck Today, 3:11 PM
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: Phil Thien Today, 6:06 PM
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: Jim Koepke Today, 10:37 AM
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...Last Post By: Matt Mattingley Today, 12:22 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 Today, 10:34 PM
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: Chris Fournier Today, 8:47 PM
You have the power but not the subbase surface nor a cutter hole big enough.
On the turn (corner) you will have almost no subbase on the work.