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  1. The trick (for me) was holding/moving the plane...

    The trick (for me) was holding/moving the plane in the same plane as the desired rabbet surface. The depth stop can become a pivot point/fulcrum that either helps or hurts. The farther the depth stop...
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    I've been using my DrawSharp for three months or...

    I've been using my DrawSharp for three months or so. It's not a factor in the grinding step, but really helps me in the stoning steps.
    When it first came out a number of people here dismissed it as...
  3. Bill is right about that. My wife does not assist...

    Bill is right about that. My wife does not assist me, but then I'm much better at buying rust than fixing it up. It's possible she's right...
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    Four years ago I built a split-top Roubo from the...

    Four years ago I built a split-top Roubo from the Benchcrafted plans. The only negative in my work is getting both top pieces level with each other after a move; it's also my assembly table. It takes...
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    If a package from Japan ships east to the US,...

    If a package from Japan ships east to the US, does it pick up (or lose?) a day at the International Date Line?
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    I have on of Juan's infills and really like the...

    I have on of Juan's infills and really like the front bun. It makes it a very simple matter to lift the plane on the return stroke.
    If (when?) I drop it that will be my problem.
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    I try to sharpen my 5-1/4 with a 5" radius so it...

    I try to sharpen my 5-1/4 with a 5" radius so it makes a nice Jr. Scrub.
  8. Yes. My $40 scrub is radiused at 3", and my 5-1/4...

    Yes. My $40 scrub is radiused at 3", and my 5-1/4 is radiused at 5". It's nice to have a slightly gentler scrub available.
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    "The Chart of Handtools" does not hold up under...

    "The Chart of Handtools" does not hold up under scrutiny. For example, paring chisels are listed under Carving Tools.
  10. The PM-V11 butt chisels.

    The PM-V11 butt chisels.
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    Noooo! I have been resisting the PM-V11 butt...

    Noooo! I have been resisting the PM-V11 butt chisels, but apparently resistance is futile.
  12. Then what are they doing with us?

    Then what are they doing with us?
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    I loved my Bontz 20" backsaws until I saw this. ...

    I loved my Bontz 20" backsaws until I saw this.

    Beautiful work.
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    Reading the article, Maurice's explanation sounds...

    Reading the article, Maurice's explanation sounds correct.

    Before reading I thought it might mean a restoration geared to fool future collectors/conservators.
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    That would have to be my Barr Cabinetmaker's...

    That would have to be my Barr Cabinetmaker's Chisels without the side bevels.
    They are brutes that hold an edge like nobody's business.
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    The way it as explained to me is as follows. The...

    The way it as explained to me is as follows. The job of the legs is to hold something of the ground.
    They can be styled to alter the piece's apparent connection to the floor. Tapered legs...
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    Give the Woodcraft in Ventura a call. I believe...

    Give the Woodcraft in Ventura a call. I believe they're your closest source that's publicly known.
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    As evidence the video is quite lacking. 1.It...

    As evidence the video is quite lacking.

    1.It only addresses smoothing. That's not where I spend most of my planing time.

    2. Look how slowly he pulls it to keep the plane engaged.

    3. How well...
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    What kind of problem are you having? If your...

    What kind of problem are you having? If your plugs are slightly tapered and a little wide they'll deform the ole rim to match.
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    This advice is based on limited experience:...

    This advice is based on limited experience: rehandling seven similar chisels.

    Knowing your work and work environment, you're probably trying to avoid ferrules because they don't match the...
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    This issue is something I've given thought but no...

    This issue is something I've given thought but no yet much work. After watching Ron Herman demonstrate hand tensioning in a DVD, I thought some design work and a sheet of 1/ BB ply ought to yield a...
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    Lie-Nielsen makes toothed blades for their bench...

    Lie-Nielsen makes toothed blades for their bench planes #3 - #8. I would expect them to fit.
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    It's 16/4 redwood, which makes the project a lo...

    It's 16/4 redwood, which makes the project a lo more manageable. Somewhere inside the original slab (64"x28"x16/4)
    is a Viking toolbox resized to hold my woodwork DVDs.
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    In my world it's the second of those.

    In my world it's the second of those.
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    I have a blended shop with a nice 20" bandsaw...

    I have a blended shop with a nice 20" bandsaw which is my usual resawing tool.
    About one out of every five projects is done full neander.

    My 4"x48" frame saw is still unfinished, so my neander...
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