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    I have a few. Mostly it is motor oil drained from...

    I have a few. Mostly it is motor oil drained from the bottles used during an automotive oil change. I also have a variety of oils in dispensers with a long brass spout and a twist valve on the end.
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  2. Another thought came to mind. If there are...

    Another thought came to mind. If there are dividers between the drawers one might want some gaps to make the grain look more natural if it is running at an angle.

    jtk
  3. Would it be easy to cut out the drawers without...

    Would it be easy to cut out the drawers without splintering the veneer or causing gaps?

    Would it be easier to slice the veneer out to match the drawer faces without gaps in the grain?

    I have...
  4. A low angle bevel up jack plane would be a good...

    A low angle bevel up jack plane would be a good addition to your set. It would also be advantageous for you to find an old Stanley/Bailey*#5 to include in your line up. An extra (Stanley original)...
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    What does it matter was sort of the theme of one...

    What does it matter was sort of the theme of one of my earlier posts in this thread.

    As far as a lathe turned wooden scoop, it seems to impress folks a bit that it is actually made to a known size...
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    Poll: I use all the methods. Most often for a straight...

    I use all the methods. Most often for a straight edged tool it will be back and forth on the bevel. Often though it is helpful to use the side to side method. The circular or figure eight tends to be...
  7. Thread: Summer Heat

    by Jim Koepke
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    This is strange. Here in the Pacific Northwest we...

    This is strange. Here in the Pacific Northwest we have been having a cooler than normal summer.

    This is one of the reasons my wife and I moved up here, to get away from hot summers in the San...
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    Cyber Security

    I was reading a bit about cyber security and ran across this:

    https://www2.fireeye.com/rs/848-DID-242/images/rpt-apt29-hammertoss.pdf

    It goes beyond my depth of knowledge about cyber security...
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    It might be necessary to file the mouth a bit...

    It might be necessary to file the mouth a bit wider so the hump doesn't bump into the front of the mouth.

    jtk
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    The closest I come to making anything that has a...

    The closest I come to making anything that has a relationship to size is when I have turned a wooden scoop on my lathe. Most of the time they are purchased by Civil War re-enactors. Mostly mine are...
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    Maybe something is getting by me here. If a...

    Maybe something is getting by me here.

    If a smoothing plane's blade has ~0.002 - 0.005" of camber why does the cap iron need be cambered? Will the blade be set to take full width shavings?

    My...
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    My plane with the intentionally cambered blade is...

    My plane with the intentionally cambered blade is used as a scrub plane. Setting the cap iron close isn't a worry.

    If there is a camber on any of my other planes it is unintentional. This means...
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    A friend of mine is an emergency room medical...

    A friend of mine is an emergency room medical professional. At home he is terrible with tools, often dropping them on the ground when he is finished using them for a particular task. I made the...
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    Aside from what others have said, my thought is...

    Aside from what others have said, my thought is every time an edge cuts into something there is a bit of wear to the blade. It may be minuscule or on the level of atoms, yet it is still wear. If the...
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    As this thread grows on forever, I keep asking...

    As this thread grows on forever, I keep asking myself, what benefit is there in converting to metric?

    It will not put another penny in my pocket. It will not put any more food on my table.
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    I am also weary of lending tools. One neighbor...

    I am also weary of lending tools. One neighbor has lent me tools so I will do likewise for him. He is respectful of tools and takes care of things.

    I do keep a lot of beater tools around just...
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    As infrequently as possible... Almost all of...

    As infrequently as possible...

    Almost all of the plywood I have used is 1/4". I have used a electric reciprocating saw.

    jtk
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    The thread for the locking screw is 1/4-28 as are...

    The thread for the locking screw is 1/4-28 as are all the screws on a Stanley #45.

    The type 7 is likely one of the most common types to be found.



    I believe the knob was screwed on to the...
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    Went out to the shop and here is what was found....

    Went out to the shop and here is what was found.

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    The knob is a ball of about 1-1/2" round. It is about 1-5/8" tall when the base is included. The base measured 13/16" in diameter.

    jtk
  20. Thread: 42X saw set

    by Jim Koepke
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    I do not think there was ever an X designation on...

    I do not think there was ever an X designation on the box or instructions.

    When I was actively seeking these I could spot the different model's differences in fuzzy pictures.

    jtk
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    Hi Tomi, I will have to measure the knob later...

    Hi Tomi,

    I will have to measure the knob later for the dimensions. The difficult part will be cutting threads in the wood. From what I have read is it changes slightly from time to time.

    Type...
  22. It appears the Narex rasps are made by a machine...

    It appears the Narex rasps are made by a machine to guarantee "that the pattern is uniform."

    The Nicholson rasps have a "machine random" pattern. The hand stitched rasps have a truly random...
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    Rob, I will send you a PM on what you will...

    Rob,

    I will send you a PM on what you will find if you Google > setting a cap iron <.

    jtk
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    LOL! I met a person down in Oregon with a...

    LOL!

    I met a person down in Oregon with a house that is done in an "Early American Tool" motif.

    jtk
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    I like to have duplicate auger bits. Keep a few...

    I like to have duplicate auger bits. Keep a few beaters for rough work or drilling into something that may have a nail or screw embedded.

    jtk
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