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    Didn't catch that, I thought it said "A cute...

    Didn't catch that, I thought it said "A cute angle square."

    Sorry for being obtuse...

    On the other hand, I was thinking of suggesting a Stanley Odd Jobs:

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    But the OP did make a...
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    It seems the event has summed itself up rather...

    It seems the event has summed itself up rather nicely... XLIX

    Change the I to an A and you will have an idea of why I won't be watching.

    Now if the 49ers got into Superbowl 49 I might have...
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    It is sometimes used as a compass for large...

    It is sometimes used as a compass for large circles. Also as a miter square.

    It is capable of doing a lot of functions. Most of the time if another tool is made specifically for the function it is...
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    Howdy Robert and welcome to the Creek. I guess...

    Howdy Robert and welcome to the Creek. I guess you have been sitting back and watching for a while.

    Looks like an interesting project.

    I did a lot of things on a wiggly B&D Work Mate.

    jtk
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    The lateral adjuster should be easy to remove. It...

    The lateral adjuster should be easy to remove. It is included in my "Junker to Jointer" thread:

    http://www.sawmillcreek.org/showthread.php?114373-Fettling-A-Plane-from-Junker-to-Jointer

    If you...
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    Yep, it isn't the numerical measurement that is...

    Yep, it isn't the numerical measurement that is important. Everything fitting together is what is important.

    jtk
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    For pencil marking a rip cut it is my favorite...

    For pencil marking a rip cut it is my favorite gauge.

    It is also a good depth gauge on mortises.

    jtk
  8. Glues like Tightbond or Elmer's do not hold well...

    Glues like Tightbond or Elmer's do not hold well across gaps.

    For me it is just as easy to pare the end grain flat.

    Though at times when it is cold in the shop if an item is for my own use it...
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    Did I miss the tooth counts? Most of the time...

    Did I miss the tooth counts?

    Most of the time my test saw cuts are made after sharpening a saw. A pencil line is used to see how it tracks. Sometimes just for fun the lines are drawn about 1/8"...
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    Story Stick Math & SWMBO's Cabinet

    My wife saw a five drawer cabinet at an estate sale for $20 we talked the price down to $10. Since she wants to use it for storing glass for her stained glass work it needs some reinforcement. Guess...
  11. Moving the chisel forward a bit is also good to...

    Moving the chisel forward a bit is also good to keep the chisel from wedging back to or past the base line. Starting from the outside or show faces helps to prevent the chip out seen along your base...
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    Like Jim M. this slipped by. It also might not be...

    Like Jim M. this slipped by. It also might not be the first time the logo was stamped on the wrong side of the iron.

    jtk
  13. None of my dovetails have been with skinny pins… ...

    None of my dovetails have been with skinny pins…

    Heck some of my gaps are bigger than some of those pins.

    jtk
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    Both are definitely worth rehabbing. The #4 looks...

    Both are definitely worth rehabbing. The #4 looks to be about a type 12 or 13. The #5 looks to be a type 9.

    In the Neanderthal wisdom/FAQs there are a few posts about rehabbing planes:
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    Meeting Saint Ray would be an enjoyment. ...

    Meeting Saint Ray would be an enjoyment.

    Almost all of my 1" chisels see regular time at the bench.

    Of course, with a big chisel, one must to big things.

    jtk
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    It is most likely "this particular vintage iron."...

    It is most likely "this particular vintage iron."

    The quality control was not at its best in the early part of the 20th century. I have a pair of blades from the type 11 time period. One is easy...
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    If your #5 and #6 act different in this...

    If your #5 and #6 act different in this particular wood, then I am with Derek and suggest the blade is the problem.

    Some woods can be murder on a blade, but it will be equally murderous on all...
  18. Howdy Erwin, I do not have the water stones of...

    Howdy Erwin,

    I do not have the water stones of your inquiry. However, if you use the Saw Mill Creek search function at the upper right of the page (may be different on other computers) using the...
  19. Isn't that the best reason for making a bench our...

    Isn't that the best reason for making a bench our own way?

    Except when marching to the tune of SWMBO, what we make, how we make it, the tools we use and what we make it on should all be our...
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    Poll: +1 on that! Go Niners! jtk

    +1 on that!

    Go Niners!

    jtk
  21. It is a sign of courage to show one's first...

    It is a sign of courage to show one's first dovetails in public.

    Mine were not that good the first time.

    For practicing I would cut the tails off and start over on the same pieces of wood. At...
  22. Thread: ebay

    by Jim Koepke
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    There are many strategies with all of them...

    There are many strategies with all of them working at times.

    Some items are of some interest to me and my bid is placed and forgotten. Then at the end of the auction a message comes to my mailbox...
  23. Thread: ebay

    by Jim Koepke
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    Snipers have gotten a bad name for no reason. ...

    Snipers have gotten a bad name for no reason.

    If you want to win bids on ebay you need to learn to snipe.

    jtk
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    The small can opener is referred to a P38, P39 or...

    The small can opener is referred to a P38, P39 or a P51. There are likely other names for them. The P51 is larger than the P38/39.

    There has been one on my key ring for at least the last 45 years....
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    Mine, not Chosera, get dropped in water until the...

    Mine, not Chosera, get dropped in water until the bubbles stop.

    A stone that is in danger of falling apart without high maintenance is not really something for my shop.

    jtk
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