I have a Hammer slider with a metric system installed on the fence. It's actually a much easier way to cut things and even build. Why haven't we simply adopted the metric system in the USA? It would prove much easier to figure fractions for those folks who are fraction challenged.Last Post By: William Adams Yesterday, 1:52 PM
I've been wanting to purchase some proper mortise chisels for some time. The Ray Iles mortise chisels were always at the top of my list. I also considered the Lie-Nielsen mortise chisels, but I'm not a big fan of the socket handles. I have a full set of their bench chisels and the handles are...Last Post By: Joel Moskowitz Yesterday, 2:30 PM
I'm currently in the market for a 16" jointer. Right now I am leaning towards a SCM f410. But, I am a research adict and before I make a purchase of just about anything, I like to know as much as possible. In this case I am very aware of the used market from IRS auctions to eBay and craigslist...Last Post By: Rich Riddle Yesterday, 2:35 PM
It seems to me that this topic deserves more "air time". Maybe it is just me but I find tons of info. on making sawing jigs for a bench or making sawbenches but very little discussion of miter boxes. Admittedly I am coming from more of a construction orientation, where one lives and dies by the...Last Post By: Frederick Skelly Yesterday, 6:25 AM
Move it and save space (Votes: 4)
Keep it in it's own Table (Votes: 21)
Dear fellow Neanders,
This may be a dumb question, but it won't be my first.
Over the past few years, I had to be pretty
No idea about the origin of Japanese chisels, China would be my best guess.
Laminated chisels are very common in the west until the early