Search:

Type: Posts; User: Dave Anderson NH; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.92 seconds.

  1. Replies
    58
    Views
    2,818

    Our chipmunk problem ebbs and flows. Across the...

    Our chipmunk problem ebbs and flows. Across the street in the woods lives a Great Horned Owl. He or she occasionally will swoop down across the front yard and catch a chipmunk on the fly. It is...
  2. You're going to love the Russell Jennings bits...

    You're going to love the Russell Jennings bits Alex. Even if you got only the bit set you made a really great haul. Everything you received will clean up nicely with a bit of work.
  3. Replies
    10
    Views
    844

    I'm with Jim on this one. Neither Sue nor I wear...

    I'm with Jim on this one. Neither Sue nor I wear wedding rings. I lost mine while helping a woodworking friend build a new shop after his burned down due to BLO spontaneous combustion. Sue lost...
  4. Replies
    20
    Views
    1,909

    To the Lee family and the Lee Valley-Veritas...

    To the Lee family and the Lee Valley-Veritas family I offer my sincerest condolences and prayers. Mr. Leonard Lee left a fine legacy for his family and his country. Too rarely are commercial...
  5. I don't know where the value for the 409 came...

    I don't know where the value for the 409 came from, but here in the east they are not rare. I had one for a few years and sold it for $35 to a fellow member of our NH guild who wanted to get into...
  6. Replies
    23
    Views
    1,993

    Nice haul Dave. That thumbhole rip should clean...

    Nice haul Dave. That thumbhole rip should clean up quite nicely. They often have badly chewed up handles. Yours looks like all it needs is a refinishing.
  7. Replies
    7
    Views
    722

    There were a couple of makers who produced...

    There were a couple of makers who produced inshaves like that one. I've seen a few over the years at the LFOD actions. You are correct though, they are of limited use as a scorp for scooping out...
  8. I will do, but dislike, plumbing, drywall, and...

    I will do, but dislike, plumbing, drywall, and painting. My wife years ago was on a kick about wallpapering some of the rooms in the house. I made it clear that she had 3 choices, hire someone, do...
  9. Thanks Bill Orbine. I was trying to shop...

    Thanks Bill Orbine. I was trying to shop locally, but I guess I'll give up and place an order with the source you show.
  10. To me Memorial Day is special and a time to...

    To me Memorial Day is special and a time to remember those Marine buddies of mine who came home in a casket. For a week and a half before the holiday I searched for a replacement American flag of...
  11. Replies
    31
    Views
    1,688

    Von, Most of us who served in combat don't talk...

    Von, Most of us who served in combat don't talk about it for a variety of reasons. First and foremost is that it is damn near impossible to convey to someone who hasn't experienced it the breadth...
  12. Replies
    16
    Views
    1,279

    Hi Lowell, While Mike Dunbar "popularized" the...

    Hi Lowell,

    While Mike Dunbar "popularized" the sandpaper sharpening system known as "Scary Sharp" it had been around a long time before. The folks on the Old Tools List actually coined the name...
  13. Replies
    16
    Views
    1,279

    I don't own the panel raiser Lowell. At one...

    I don't own the panel raiser Lowell. At one point they made both a left and a right, both without nickers. They also made the panel raisers for Garrett Wade, or at least Leon did. I've seen them...
  14. Replies
    16
    Views
    1,279

    I have both a Crown Plane travisher and 2 of...

    I have both a Crown Plane travisher and 2 of their compass planes made about 20 years ago by Leon Robbins who has since passed away. Both are excellent tools. Leon sold the company around 18 years...
  15. The one thing that most seem to have missed here...

    The one thing that most seem to have missed here is that you are using a #3 plane. For any board of over 18" in length this is way too short when trying to get the edge square. Depending on...
  16. Replies
    5
    Views
    716

    Without a doubt the Tetons are my favorite area. ...

    Without a doubt the Tetons are my favorite area. Cascade Canyon, Jenny Lake, Lupine Meadows, and the list goes on. While not technically difficult, my most exhilarating climb there was free...
  17. Replies
    20
    Views
    1,943

    I've turned Black Locust without any special...

    I've turned Black Locust without any special problems and the results were beautiful. I've also worked it by hand without any difficulty though I did have to sharpen more often than normal. A...
  18. Replies
    22
    Views
    1,254

    The area you are staying is less than half an...

    The area you are staying is less than half an hour's drive from Mystic Seaport where you could spend a full day. I'll also second Prashun's idea of Yale, specifically the furniture study are which...
  19. Mike, I agree with what Steve says. I would...

    Mike, I agree with what Steve says.

    I would also strongly encourage you to learn to do your own heat treating. Based on the kind of furniture projects you have shown on this forum I have no...
  20. Replies
    21
    Views
    5,964

    Larry, The issue with cold weather is primarily...

    Larry, The issue with cold weather is primarily impact. Hit any PCV product at well below freezing temps and it will crack if not outright shatter. You also need to allow for both expansion and...
  21. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,004

    Mark Fisher is correct. Low surface energy...

    Mark Fisher is correct. Low surface energy materials like UHMW need either special adhesives like the 3M 300LSE series adhesives (eg 9453LE), need to be corona treated, or should ne mechanically...
  22. Replies
    21
    Views
    5,964

    WARNING PVC becomes very brittle and is very...

    WARNING PVC becomes very brittle and is very easy to snap, crackle, and pop when the temperature gets below freezing. This obviously only becomes a problem during the winter.

    I will strongly...
  23. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,789

    It's a shame to watch what was one of the premier...

    It's a shame to watch what was one of the premier retailers self-destruct. I remember in the mid 1970s going into the Burlington MA Sears men's department and ordering 2 custom made suits. I picked...
  24. Replies
    27
    Views
    1,790

    I use white chalk. I'll agree that the stick of...

    I use white chalk. I'll agree that the stick of chalk are imprecise. I use powdered white chalk which allows it to get into the incised line from the marking knife. Lee is correct, it turns...
  25. Replies
    26
    Views
    1,921

    Nice bench. Trust me though, limiting storage...

    Nice bench. Trust me though, limiting storage space will not limit your tool acquisitions. Its like the 3 theories of how to win an argument with your wife........none work.:D
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4