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    Hi Matthew The reason I have used brass to...

    Hi Matthew

    The reason I have used brass to finish the mouth of some planes is because the wood used is brittle and vulnerable to chipping in this area.

    The brass is screwed down but it is...
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    Patrick, I built them alongside one another. I...

    Patrick, I built them alongside one another. I did have a bench to use. That one had been around for 18 years.

    The bench was morticed to receive the legs, and the mortice and tenons for the front...
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    The legs of my base are 5" x 3" Jarrah. I had...

    The legs of my base are 5" x 3" Jarrah. I had planned to have a 2" blind tenon into a 3 1/2" thick oak. As it was, I increased the height of the bench by adding to the shoulders of the tenons, and...
  4. The locking of the beams/blades is very important...

    The locking of the beams/blades is very important when marking offset mortices. This is the weak area of the Kinshiro. I was tempted to modify mine, but decided instead to build a "kinshiro-type"...
  5. The Eclipse is a great little guide. The decision...

    The Eclipse is a great little guide. The decision of LN to build on its design is a good one. The LV is also an excellent guide, but not as easy to set up for a straight blade. The LV does have...
  6. The features of the handle of the saw are closer...

    The features of the handle of the saw are closer to my Independence saw than my LN saw. Also, I've not seen that wood on a LN saw, which has tended to be figured. It is quite possible that a previous...
  7. Wood may not be sensitive enough to do so, but...

    Wood may not be sensitive enough to do so, but most woodworkers certainly are. Actually, it is pretty obvious much of the time at high cutting angles.

    Regards from Perth

    Derek
  8. From time-to-time, George. Unfortunately most...

    From time-to-time, George. Unfortunately most woodworkers are prone to sniff too much hide glue, which it affects the frontal lobes and short term .... what were we discussing .... ?

    Regards from...
  9. Brian, you've lost me there (not hard to do :) )....

    Brian, you've lost me there (not hard to do :) ).

    Unless I am missing something one would want a steeper pitch in a smoother for more complex wood. I've not had an issue with durability from 50...
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    Hi Fred Firstly, I would not bother softening...

    Hi Fred

    Firstly, I would not bother softening a scraper to shape it. I would simply cut it to shape with a Dremel, and smooth the edges on a grinder or belt sander. Then I would create the scratch...
  11. Here's a slightly different take on things. BU...

    Here's a slightly different take on things.

    BU planes offer a less complicated path to high performance planing. While I believe that you can extract a little more from a BD+Chipbreaker, there is...
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    David, that is very interesting. When I was...

    David, that is very interesting. When I was experimenting early on with chip breakers on different bed angles, I tended to use at the start the high leading edge angles suggested in the video (the...
  13. Stewie, too cryptic for me. What are you saying?...

    Stewie, too cryptic for me. What are you saying?

    Regards from Perth

    Derek
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    Stewie, could you summarise the content of those...

    Stewie, could you summarise the content of those links for us? A short précis will suffice.

    Regards from Perth

    Derek
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    Hi David Are you sure of your measurements?...

    Hi David

    Are you sure of your measurements? 0.004" is 0.1mm - yes? If I place a chipbreaker that close it will cause the plane to stop cutting.

    Regards from Perth

    Derek
  16. Ian, your comment about the "lack od...

    Ian, your comment about the "lack od adjustability" is spot on. Friable wheels, whether they are used on the Tormek or a dry grinder, may be trued or adjusted to run parallel to the BGM-100. With the...
  17. Hi Chris Yes ......

    Hi Chris

    Yes ... http://www.cwsonline.com.au/shop/category/woodcut-cbn-grinding-wheels

    Jim Carroll is the guy to work with.

    Regards from Perth

    Derek
  18. If you have not ordered as yet, an alternative is...

    If you have not ordered as yet, an alternative is the Pro Shapton 1000 and Sigma 6000. Try just these and then, if you need a higher grit, get the Sigma 13000.

    Regards from Perth

    Derek
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    Thanks Winton I am sure that Jeff Miller and I...

    Thanks Winton

    I am sure that Jeff Miller and I have different experience in life that contribute to a (similar but) different way of looking at the body ergonomics of hand planing. I think Jeff is...
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    I have written quite a bit about the ergonomics...

    I have written quite a bit about the ergonomics and design of plane handles. This is featured in the review of the Veritas/LV Custom Planes:
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  21. Reinis, you wouln't believe how heavy! The 80...

    Reinis, you wouln't believe how heavy! The 80 grit wheel I shipped back was a feather by comparison (and my shipping cost to the USA was $62 AUD). I have not weighed the new wheel, but the package...
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    Never noticed a problem. However I used hard...

    Never noticed a problem. However I used hard waterstones (Shaptons).

    Regards from Perth

    Derek
  23. One more piece for the follow up file ... ...

    One more piece for the follow up file ...


    Dave at D-Way returned my payment for the wheel, which I then sent back to him. I plan to keep and use the 180 grit radiused wheel for lathe chisels. It...
  24. Contact LV and send the blade(s) back. I think...

    Contact LV and send the blade(s) back. I think that LV would expect this.

    Regards from Perth

    Derek
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    I am not sure if these are still available, but...

    I am not sure if these are still available, but Harrelson Stanley designed and produced the Sharp Skate, a guide that runs side-to-side. I reviewed the original version 8 years ago ...

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