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  0 Thread: Correct drill # for Tap #6-32
Post: RE: Correct drill # for Tap #6-32

(04-05-2021, 07:15 PM)barryvabeach Wrote: Just a word to take it slow,  that is one of easiest sizes to snap.  It would be best if you had a jig to make sure it is exactly plumb to the work .  Witho...
DaveBeauchesne Woodworking Hand Tools 7 492 04-08-2021, 08:33 AM
  0 Thread: Recent saw offering
Post: RE: Recent saw offering

(06-22-2020, 04:14 PM)RonB1957 Wrote: I managed to get a dovetail and half back out of the same piece of Macassar Ebony. Half Back--0.032" plate, 10ppi x 15* rake x 25* fleam Dovetail--12" x 0.020" ...
DaveBeauchesne Woodworking Hand Tools 7 1,847 06-22-2020, 07:01 PM
  0 Thread: Bolstered scratch awl - where to purchase?
Post: Bolstered scratch awl - where to purchase?

I normally hang around in the Hand Tool group - I do a bit of turning, mostly to make replacement handles for yard sale chisels and the such. A few years ago, I bought a bunch ( 30 or so ) bolstered ...
DaveBeauchesne Woodturning 4 1,905 01-26-2020, 11:59 PM
  0 Thread: Blue Light Special...Brazilian Rosewood<<SOLD-BoCo>>
Post: RE: Blue Light Special...Brazilian Rosewood<<SOLD-...

Sweet deal for someone - I have a couple of pieces of Dalbergia Nigra in my Shop - I stpo nearly every time I walk by them and take a sniff - Heavenly !!
DaveBeauchesne Tool Swap N' Sell 6 2,181 08-11-2019, 11:24 PM
  0 Thread: Handworks 2020
Post: RE: Handworks 2020

As a gift to me, I am planning on going in 2020 - I live near Vancouver, BC , Canada - It sounds like this may be the last one, and, what the heck, meet some well respected people in the WW Community....
DaveBeauchesne Woodworking Hand Tools 14 5,852 07-24-2019, 11:42 PM
  0 Thread: estate sale finds
Post: RE: estate sale finds

(10-21-2018, 03:36 PM)MarkSingleton Wrote: Could not resist. Today, Sunday, is half off. ( Actually it was way more than that!) Three more 14" adjustable hand screws. Two are Hartford Clamp Co, acc...
DaveBeauchesne Woodworking Hand Tools 14 5,635 10-21-2018, 10:44 PM
  0 Thread: Surface Finish - Plane vs Card Scraper
Post: RE: Surface Finish - Plane vs Card Scraper

(10-03-2018, 01:50 PM)AHill Wrote: You will never get as good a finish with a scraper as with a plane.  A scraper cutting edge simply isn't as smooth and straight as a well-sharpened plane blade. A...
DaveBeauchesne Woodworking Hand Tools 8 3,407 10-03-2018, 11:18 PM
  0 Thread: Who was waiting on an 8" jointer, PM, not mine, galena IL, on FB marketplace
Post: RE: Who was waiting on an 8" jointer, PM, not mine...

(08-20-2018, 10:49 AM)alanealane Wrote: I'm hoping someday for somebody to give away (to me) their 12" combo jointer planer with shelix head  :laugh: Alan: You have spent too much time in Colorado ...
DaveBeauchesne Tool Swap N' Sell 3 1,816 08-20-2018, 09:03 PM
  0 Thread: How to attach hammer head to handle.
Post: RE: How to attach hammer head to handle.

(02-08-2018, 12:05 PM)s9plus20 Wrote: I picked up this hammer head last summer at the local flea market, just now getting around to making a handle for it.  I wanted a short comfortable handle.  I f...
DaveBeauchesne Woodworking Hand Tools 22 12,980 02-09-2018, 11:39 PM
  0 Thread: Figured Mahogany and Sapele (more added)
Post: RE: Figured Mahogany and Sapele

PM sent this morning -  Dave Beauchesne
DaveBeauchesne Tool Swap N' Sell 6 2,651 01-05-2018, 10:12 AM
  0 Thread: Can't find my bench
Post: RE: Can't find my bench

(11-17-2017, 10:20 PM)JimReed@Tallahassee Wrote: Another post today said we needed to liven things up. So here is my shot at Freeky Friday. I am doing an upgrade to my grinder room and had to tear t...
DaveBeauchesne Woodworking Hand Tools 18 8,696 11-17-2017, 11:25 PM
  0 Thread: Places on wooden plane to avoid finishing.
Post: RE: Places on wooden plane to avoid finishing.

When we make our Krenov style planes at the IP School, no finish is applied ( except for a light coat of wax in the throat to prevent squeeze out from sticking  during glue up ) - if you use it much,...
DaveBeauchesne Woodworking Hand Tools 11 6,057 02-13-2017, 12:17 PM
  0 Thread: To the last 5 individuals who have not recieved their magnets
Post: RE: To the last 5 individuals who have not recieve...

My thoughts go out to both of you in this trying time. God bless. Dave B
DaveBeauchesne Tool Swap N' Sell 29 13,757 02-11-2017, 10:16 AM
  0 Thread: Anyone open their Secret Santa Gifts yet
Post: RE: Anyone open their Secret Santa Gifts yet

Well - an update regarding my ' second ' Secret Santa - After many keystrokes from Chris, Cloudy , and Arlin cheerleading from the sidelines, I got my SS package on Thursday. In the true meaning of ...
DaveBeauchesne Woodworking Hand Tools 82 46,852 02-05-2017, 11:37 PM
  0 Thread: Best ruler for the ruler trick?
Post: RE: Best ruler for the ruler trick?

(01-30-2017, 09:54 PM)John Clifford Wrote: Thinnest one you can find. +1 on what John said - a piece of sheet metal will work as well.
DaveBeauchesne Woodworking Hand Tools 18 10,920 01-30-2017, 10:25 PM
  0 Thread: Is there a trick to the LN 62 (LAJ)
Post: RE: Is there a trick to the LN 62 (LAJ)

Matt: While saturated in penetrating oil, I would get it good and hot with a hot air gun - In my job, I am always in-sticking things - some heat may help. ANNNND, you may be amazed how small a spot o...
DaveBeauchesne Woodworking Hand Tools 15 8,652 01-06-2017, 12:26 PM
  0 Thread: Anyone open their Secret Santa Gifts yet
Post: RE: Anyone open their Secret Santa Gifts yet

Thanks Chris - maybe too much holiday frivolity? Hope everything is well at Santa's end.
DaveBeauchesne Woodworking Hand Tools 82 46,852 01-06-2017, 12:20 PM
  0 Thread: Anyone open their Secret Santa Gifts yet
Post: RE: Anyone open their Secret Santa Gifts yet

Still patiently waiting for my SS package - it is well below average temperature wise here in the Great White North - maybe Canada Post lost it? Slipped away in the snow?
DaveBeauchesne Woodworking Hand Tools 82 46,852 01-02-2017, 10:30 PM
  0 Thread: Good plane-adjusting hammer?
Post: RE: Good plane-adjusting hammer?

(12-12-2016, 02:41 PM)enjuneer Wrote: Thanks! It was turned on a lathe from a piece of solid brass hex stock and polished by hand with sandpaper on a granite tile. The oval hole was cut on a Bridgep...
DaveBeauchesne Woodworking Hand Tools 32 20,241 12-13-2016, 08:58 PM
  0 Thread: Chisel Handles
Post: RE: Chisel Handles

(12-08-2016, 01:16 PM)Downwindtracker2 Wrote: I need a socket handle for a mortise chisel soon . I have a lathe so the wood part shouldn't be much of a problem, I'll just do an American pattern. How...
DaveBeauchesne Woodworking Hand Tools 7 4,285 12-09-2016, 01:33 PM

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