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    I think you will like the saw Kyle. One...

    I think you will like the saw Kyle. One suggestion, start it with light pressure and a little tilt. Once it gets moving it melts through wood like a hot butter knife through butter. Enjoy!
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    I like the 14" Gramercy saw as well, very...

    I like the 14" Gramercy saw as well, very versatile. The Gramercy teeth are rip with just a little modification to help with cross cutting. The teeth are on the small size which helps cross cutting...
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    Nice chisel work Brian! 675g hammer is about 1...

    Nice chisel work Brian! 675g hammer is about 1 1/2 lbs/ 24 oz. I believe. The 4 lb Wilton hand sledge I use for splitting and convincing tractor attachments might be a little too much then, but the...
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    I have also been wondering about adding a small...

    I have also been wondering about adding a small "stretcher/apron" between and flush with the front legs and bench top. Were this apron just large enough to provide a reasonable surface just bellow...
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    Thanks for the input Ken. I plan to mount a...

    Thanks for the input Ken.

    I plan to mount a Veritas Quick Release Sliding Tail Vise. I will use Veritas Planing Stops (like battens?) to clamp against on the top of the bench and Surface Clamps...
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    I have the "Japanese" Camellia oil. I use it in...

    I have the "Japanese" Camellia oil. I use it in the hope that it will have less tendency to cause my hands to break out in an allergic reaction. I am very suspicious of any oils with cleaning,...
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    Ken, I am wondering if you considered using a...

    Ken,

    I am wondering if you considered using a wide stretcher on the side of your bench instead of a full apron, aka Bob Lang's 21st Century Workbench? It seems to me that a stretcher could provide...
  8. Those look like interesting gloves Reinis. I just...

    Those look like interesting gloves Reinis. I just bought a few pair of assorted types of gloves to try. I'm going for allergy tests soon, if nylon does not turn out to be a problem I may give those a...
  9. George you are too kind and I appreciate the...

    George you are too kind and I appreciate the offer.

    I think I have the issue with the arbor nuts resolved for now though. The D-Way CBN wheel was the larger issue to get fitting the shorter...
  10. Steve, My point is, it is hard to judge...

    Steve,

    My point is, it is hard to judge another poster, their motives or their woodworking habits by the small amount of information contained in specific posts on this or any other forum. I try...
  11. Steve, I am sorry if you find my posts or tool...

    Steve, I am sorry if you find my posts or tool collection offensive in some way. I do post information on a large percentage of the tools I buy or am thinking about buying as I often get valuable...
  12. Nice Thom! Looks like you are using two Wolverine...

    Nice Thom! Looks like you are using two Wolverine bases on your Delta grinder.

    I can see the arbor sticking through the nut on your rounded edge wheel. I have a similar, or the same CBN wheel,...
  13. Jim, I'm afraid the answer to your question could...

    Jim, I'm afraid the answer to your question could get quite involved. Just like many others I am always looking to enhance my sharpening system(s). I have a number of older posts that describe what I...
  14. Derek I'm not sure the rules are ok with me...

    Derek I'm not sure the rules are ok with me linking to a Woodcraft page. If you go to Woodcraft and search "grinding wheels" a little minor scrolling should reveal the product.

    George, I had/have...
  15. Razor Sharp Edgemaking, grinding wheel combo

    I am wondering if anyone has tried this sharpening/grinding combo of two wheels and grinding/buffing compounds? According to Woodcraft this grinding buffing combo "virtually eliminating any chance of...
  16. Discounted Nova 1624-44 lathes at Woodcraft

    Woodcraft is currently offering this lathe at $999.99, $500 off the normal price.
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    Has anyone tried the "Razor Sharp Edgemaking"...

    Has anyone tried the "Razor Sharp Edgemaking" wheels that Woodcraft seems to be so sold on? It says they are laminated paper, one for rough work and one for buffing. They say they run much cooler....
  18. Thom, you are suggesting making a different...

    Thom, you are suggesting making a different mounting piece for the Wolverine vari-grind that would fit into the Batty (SB) mount?

    The design of the Delta grinder base or the short arbor, take...
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    I just did a little research on the Tools For...

    I just did a little research on the Tools For Working Wood "Gramercy Custom Tuned Baldor Bench Grinders" page. A major part of their tuning package is regrinding all four flanges on both sides....
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    I have the newer Delta grinder. My D-Way wheel...

    I have the newer Delta grinder. My D-Way wheel seems to take up a little more arbor length than my WoodTurner's Wonders wheel, with the double washer wobble adjuster. Not sure if Ken made a change to...
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    Nice Brian! We have a few of the same tools,...

    Nice Brian! We have a few of the same tools, including iPad covers. Nice woods too.
  22. Thom, I tried to buy the Batty rest to work on a...

    Thom, I tried to buy the Batty rest to work on a Wolverine base when I bought what I have, but the regular ones were all they had. At the time they told me there was a problem with production of some...
  23. Multiple grinders/sharpening stations for turning

    I am considering buying a lathe. I am determined to make: chairs, a desk and some low tables too from the large supply of green wood on my property. Yes, this work will also entail making a decent...
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    Do I need a second grinder?

    I am considering buying a lathe. I know it eats electrons, but it can also increases speed and precision. I am determined to make: chairs, a desk and some low tables too from the large supply of...
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    I have read many articles over the last 40+ years...

    I have read many articles over the last 40+ years about bow saws or bowsaws. Sometimes people call large similar saws frame saws as Chris mentions above. Certainly similar tools are called different...
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