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    This thread finally piqued my curiosity enough to...

    This thread finally piqued my curiosity enough to take another look at the Veritas Small Plow Plane.

    For that kind of money one could likely purchase a Stanley #45 with a set of blades but could...
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    Nice shop, it needs a Christmas tree. jtk

    Nice shop, it needs a Christmas tree.

    jtk
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    Jim, Welcome to the Creek. I do not know if...

    Jim,

    Welcome to the Creek.

    I do not know if Spain has the equivalent of our County Agricultural Agents. If they do I would take them a sample of these things. They do look like some kind of egg...
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    Congratulations! I have heard a baby is proof...

    Congratulations!

    I have heard a baby is proof God hasn't yet given up on Mankind.

    jtk
  5. I thought those were less work to chop than the...

    I thought those were less work to chop than the tails with big pins.

    jtk
  6. The rule, from my understanding, is outside...

    The rule, from my understanding, is outside corners are mitered and inside corners are coped.

    On an inside corner one piece goes all the way in to the corner. The second piece is coped to butt up...
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    I got almost all the way through the thread...

    I got almost all the way through the thread before realizing it was started three years ago.

    Nice looking boxes from what you saved.

    I tend to go the other way around and pick pieces out of my...
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    People often do things without rhyme or reason. ...

    People often do things without rhyme or reason.



    In this image of the plane's mouth there appears to be a glint of the base between the frog's face and the edge of the mouth:

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    I may...
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    I had no idea they sold stropping compound at the...

    I had no idea they sold stropping compound at the Borgs.

    I bought my last stick at a lapidary (gem & mineral) supply store.

    jtk
  10. Thread: Saw nib

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    It seems the idea of using to launch rubber bands...

    It seems the idea of using to launch rubber bands is out since the nib appears in drawings before the rubber band was patented. Of course some will argue the case for "build it and the band will...
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    I haven't sold anything on CL. I have had a...

    I haven't sold anything on CL. I have had a couple of deadbeats/slow to pays on ebay.

    It can be a bit frustrating doing business with the general public at times.

    We sell things at the farmers...
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    It may be dependent on the wood you were using.

    After all, a dado is a type of cross grain mortise.

    The sides are usually saw cut or knifed.

    jtk
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    Discussing the use of a relatively useless...

    Discussing the use of a relatively useless ornamentation is one thing.

    Then getting into a discussion about what it should be called?



    My having tried this once after someone suggested it...
  14. To me, the KC saw looks great. There isn't likely...

    To me, the KC saw looks great. There isn't likely to be one in my shop even if my Lottery numbers come in.



    Having tried sawing the waste out a few times and seeing that chisel work is still...
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    This has not only been tried in the past, it is...

    This has not only been tried in the past, it is likely the most common reason for missing nibs.

    Using the horns of the handle to control a saw makes it easy to start a cut without some other means...
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    In the world of technology, a person who actually...

    In the world of technology, a person who actually uses the search function has taken the second step toward sainthood. The first is using the 'help' menu before calling 'techsport' or tech support...
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    My feeling is the moderators do not 'squelch' a...

    My feeling is the moderators do not 'squelch' a thread for foolishness, stupidity or idiotic postings.

    Mostly threads get locked when an argument gets out of hand or if someone makes what might be...
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    Mike, You may have a problem that is not...

    Mike,

    You may have a problem that is not uncommon with planes. The mouth may be too tight from the factory. More than one of my planes has had this problem. Most often it happens when installing a...
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    It is possible someone who didn't know any better...

    It is possible someone who didn't know any better used loctite or some other product on the threads.

    Mike, do you have a way of taking pictures to post here? It would be helpful in understanding...
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    My shop has a maximum on how many drinks before...

    My shop has a maximum on how many drinks before the door gets locked.

    jtk
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    My belt sander has handles, therefore it is a...

    My belt sander has handles, therefore it is a hand tool! :eek:

    Ducking under my desk.

    jtk
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    As with so many products the consumer mass...

    As with so many products the consumer mass started preferring price over quality. Sears had little choice but to go along or be left by the side.

    Some areas of their market were still paying up...
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    Justin, Welcome to the Creek. There are a...

    Justin,

    Welcome to the Creek.

    There are a some forums, like Deals & Discounts and SMC Classifieds, open only to contributors. Currently that is $6 a year and well worth it.

    Of course power...
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    Lots of good information to ponder. I haven 't...

    Lots of good information to ponder.

    I haven 't changed my own wheels in quite a while. But besides using my body weight and a tape measure to set the torque, they would get checked after driving a...
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    Will be sending prayers your way. jtk

    Will be sending prayers your way.

    jtk
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