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    "Break down of the art and science of splitting a...

    "Break down of the art and science of splitting a log!", David you wouldn't resort to puns to make a point would you?

    No David, I am not the one who slammed the smallest axe in the picture with...
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    I thought I would update this post with the...

    I thought I would update this post with the results of my search for the "perfect" wedge. The direction of this thread, as often happens, expanded the range of the topic. In reaction to the thread...
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    Thanks for the link Mike H, I enjoyed the...

    Thanks for the link Mike H, I enjoyed the pictures and the writing as well. Would like to attend the show next year, might have to leave my wallet in a safe somewhere though ;-)
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    I have a GW Paragon #5 that I posted about long...

    I have a GW Paragon #5 that I posted about long time ago. The #73 & C10 is stamped in the back of the lever cap, which if it isn't a manufacture date would conceivably be a few years before I bought...
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    Not suggesting that anyone needs to buy the...

    Not suggesting that anyone needs to buy the products demoed or advertised in this video. However, I think there are good examples of what industrious woodworkers might be able to build for themselves...
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    Hand Woodworking Show 2015

    The latest Highland Woodworking video (Highland Woodworker- Episode 19) has interviews and demos I think many hand tool woodworkers will appreciate. Including Peter Galbert on splitting green...
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    David, the latest Highland Woodworking video...

    David, the latest Highland Woodworking video (Highland Woodworker- Episode 19) has interviews and demos I think you might enjoy, including Peter Galbert on splitting (Galbert's demo is about 2/3...
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    Hi David, I restored a MF Langdon 74C and a...

    Hi David,

    I restored a MF Langdon 74C and a Stanley #150 miter box that you are welcome to try out. I waited on My MF miter box until I won an auction on a very nice one at a low price. The...
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    Good idea Victor, I may soak it in WATCO when it...

    Good idea Victor, I may soak it in WATCO when it finally gets here, which should help prevent staining too. They held the package waiting for me to authorize a time for them to deliver...suppose to...
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    Nice finds David! I just thought shaving a few...

    Nice finds David!

    I just thought shaving a few rough tool handles might provide good drawknife experience. I bought a few handles at Tractor Supply the other day too, unfortunately a couple are...
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    I wanted to get on with making the table and not...

    I wanted to get on with making the table and not get stuck trying to save a little money on the work surface. I just ordered a replacement 1080 top from Amazon, suppose to be here tomorrow. Now I am...
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    Huge indeed Greg. I did not find it first time...

    Huge indeed Greg. I did not find it first time through but still looking.
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    Festool DIY build?

    I have the older Festool MFT. I am planing an: out feed MFT table/workbench/work table. I have an Adjust A Bench bench base with casters, so I can make a mobile, height adjustable work surface. I am...
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    Elia Bizzarr has a new web sitei

    I not sure I am suppose to post a direct link but it goes something like handtoolwoodworking.... or just try his name. Elia is offering classes, tools and even parts to make Windsor Chairs. He...
  15. Ahhh, that is exactly what I was wondering Joe,...

    Ahhh, that is exactly what I was wondering Joe, thanks. I could not tell from pictures.
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    I was looking at those earlier today too Brian,...

    I was looking at those earlier today too Brian, after reading how you were doing other projects using HNT tools. They look sweet but I need a lathe, lathe tools...first.
  17. Alan, The problem you are having with the...

    Alan, The problem you are having with the spokeshaves may not be how sharp they are. Like Mike Henderson mentioned above some spokeshaves have very little room to pass a shaving. Check out the...
  18. Stanley planes circa 1905, frog adjusting screw?

    I was looking at some Stanley planes some manufactured from 1900- 1910. I read that prior to those dates there was no screw to adjust frog position on the plane body. I guess the blades on these...
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    I talked to Drew Langsner yesterday. He worked...

    I talked to Drew Langsner yesterday. He worked with LN on the design for the froe they sell. He says they are interested in making a wedge like the one that started this post, longer, wider, gradual...
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    I understand that some metals have a tendency to...

    I understand that some metals have a tendency to stick to CBN wheels. I am wondering if there is steal embedded in the wheel that is rusting, not steel dust but steel that looks like it is part of...
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    Derek that monster makes my "little" 26" plane...

    Derek that monster makes my "little" 26" plane look anemic!
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    I'm getting inspired to build the bench I need to...

    I'm getting inspired to build the bench I need to build my bench, and get my bandsaw fixed. :rolleyes:
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    Glutwork today. I could not decide how much to...

    Glutwork today. I could not decide how much to taper a glut or how dull/sharp to make the tip. I made three as test cases from the worst wood 1) small with narrow taper 2) medium with medium taper 3)...
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    Denny, the wood planes I made have adjustable...

    Denny, the wood planes I made have adjustable mouths, Steve Knight's last design. There is just a square section hollowed out in the bottom, behind the front of the mouth. There is a simple block of...
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    I decided to make a couple gluts out of dogwood...

    I decided to make a couple gluts out of dogwood today. When I got the pieces in the shop I realized I did not have any sort of break to work with in the shop. Yes, a project to do a project. I just...
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