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    Ned Gatewood

    Lighting the Small Workshop - by Jack Lindsey

    Excellent article. What I still have an issue with is this. When doing lathe work, getting good... Go to last post

    Ned Gatewood 05-19-2016 4:05 PM
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    Dan Hintz

    DIY air filtration unit for <$200

    Thread Starter: Dan Hintz

    As payback to the lasering community, I'm sharing my "plans" (such as they are) for everyone to copy. Well, not so much "plans" as pictures of the completed unit, but it should be obvious how to recreate something similar. Due to poor planning on my part and a lack of any real sleep, I made one...

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    Patrick Chase

    Clearance in BD plane

    Thread Starter: Patrick Chase

    I finally managed to have an honest-to-goodness clearance issue. I've been playing with low-angle frogs in a couple of my smoothers, and had a 40-deg one in my LV custom 4-1/2 last week. I swapped a new blade in while working some Red Alder with a medium cut (several mils, I didn't measure), and...

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    Oskar Sedell

    Skew irons for wooden planes

    Thread Starter: Oskar Sedell

    Hi all, after coming up short when searching the interwebs I'll turn to the expertise here. I'm playing with the idea of building a dedicated wooden shooting plane and a shooting board. With dedicated I mean low angle (35-38 deg bedding), bevel down and a skewed iron. Philly planes has a...

    Last Post By: Oskar Sedell Today, 7:46 AM Go to last post
    Bob Glenn

    Junk, junk, junk

    Thread Starter: Bob Glenn

    Years ago I bought a cheap 8 inch Delta miter saw. Some years later, the trigger switch quit working. So I decided to upgrade and bought a Hitachi 10 inch miter saw. Recently, the trigger switch has been acting up. Today, the saw would not stop when the trigger was released. I finally got the...

    Last Post By: Glenn de Souza Today, 10:08 PM Go to last post
    Mike Holbrook

    Clean up /suck broom

    Thread Starter: Mike Holbrook

    I am about to toss two depot brand vacs an 18 gallon Lowes monster and a smaller Shop Vac. The plastic is brittle and falling apart. I tend to sneeze and get nasal irritation from shop dust. It seems that larger capacity vacs suck air through all the dust etc. in the bag and stink things up, even...

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    Kev Williams

    Has any of your work ended up in 'celebrity' hands or places?

    Thread Starter: Kev Williams

    After being in this business for over 40 years, I've had several projects that were done for famous people or places. Now, I've never had like Paul Newman show up at my door or anything like that, it's usually 3rd party jobs. The closest I've had to an actual celebrity wanting engraving done...

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    Bruce Page

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    Jim Koepke

    Clearance in BD plane

    Isn't the traditional angle for Stanley blades 25?

    Maybe these tests were done way back in the beginning of plane use.

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    Stewie Simpson

    Clearance in BD plane

    Excellent work Normand. Question for you regarding the results you posted within your link; can you explain how you ended up with an included angle of

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