05-23-2015, 10:52 AM
What you guys are talking about are paint crayons. Used to highlight lettering in check fixtures. Look like a lumber crayon, but made of paint....
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05-22-2015, 11:02 AM
Isn't the "appropriate" place the book itself?
Why should you list this set of tools elsewhere?
(From the Studley viewing in Cedar Rapids,...
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05-17-2015, 11:56 AM
The plane is run down the face of the jack such that the blade only passes over the workpiece and some slight overlap of the jack at the...
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05-09-2015, 9:55 AM
I started my patternmaking apprenticeship in 1974, never heard Starrett pronounced any way other than STAIR-it.
Only correct way is the way the...
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05-06-2015, 11:56 AM
Utility knife blades work great. So does broken glass (just cut it if you want a straight edge for a flat surface). Lots of way to get the job done....
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05-05-2015, 11:31 AM
I am afraid this is not a direct answer, but I would suggest you get the book "The Gougeon Brothers on Boat Construction Wood and WEST System...
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04-26-2015, 6:13 PM
To the best of my knowledge, 18th century chairs did not have anything holding the slip seat in place. Ergo the name: slip seat. It slips into place....
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Your endgrain is like your bellybutton. Yes, I know you have it. No, I don't want to see it.
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