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  0 Thread: Something I got from SS and Need to know
Post: RE: Something I got from SS and Need to know

(01-11-2020, 12:36 PM)Arlin Eastman Wrote: Thanks a lot Allan.  I will pack a small bottle of soapy water and cotton cloth in with my bag. Arlin, I bought mine when Lie Nielsen first started carryi...
DonSlaughter Woodworking Hand Tools 9 3,551 01-16-2020, 04:06 AM
  0 Thread: Gifts from Secret Santa - 2019
Post: RE: Gifts from Secret Santa - 2019

(12-27-2019, 12:19 AM)Arlin Eastman Wrote: Hope mine come in soon. :yes: Did It??
DonSlaughter Woodworking Hand Tools 14 4,607 01-06-2020, 02:28 AM
  0 Thread: Gifts from Secret Santa - 2019
Post: RE: Gifts from Secret Santa - 2019

Mine came in while I was away......  Just what I needed!! https://www.leevalley.com/en-ca/shop/too...ning-guide THANK YOU Secret Santa!!
DonSlaughter Woodworking Hand Tools 14 4,607 01-04-2020, 03:04 AM
  0 Thread: Shooter Conundrums
Post: RE: Shooter Conundrums

(11-22-2019, 10:51 PM)hbmcc Wrote: I am considering looking for a plane for shooting and need some help choosing. The Veritas BU jack has a reputation for shooting ... and it fits my price. But.... ...
DonSlaughter Woodworking Hand Tools 14 3,843 11-23-2019, 04:27 AM
  0 Thread: Chriz Schwarz Dump-On Site
Post: RE: Chriz Schwarz Dump-On Site

Misanthropy???? Really??  Chris has done more for the craft than most contemporary writers.  I've followed and appreciated his views since he began editing PW and never knew him to be anything but fai...
DonSlaughter Woodworking Hand Tools 86 29,259 10-29-2019, 10:38 PM
  0 Thread: Derek's Moxon Accessory
Post: RE: Derek's Moxon Accessory

(10-18-2019, 09:33 AM)Derek Cohen Wrote: When I first made the I-beam to raise the work above the chop ... ... I used a loose spacer to set the height of the pin board ... Later, I added a hi...
DonSlaughter Woodworking Hand Tools 16 5,023 10-18-2019, 01:10 PM
  0 Thread: Derek's Moxon Accessory
Post: RE: Derek's Moxon Accessory

(10-17-2019, 04:40 PM)Mike Brady Wrote: Using the bridge arrangement, how do you set the height of the workpiece in the vise and how do you hold the tail board in place to transfer the marks to the ...
DonSlaughter Woodworking Hand Tools 16 5,023 10-18-2019, 08:47 AM
  0 Thread: Derek's Moxon Accessory
Post: Derek's Moxon Accessory

Much credit to Dr Derek!  This added fixture only took a short time to create and it 1)saves time, 2)improves accuracy 3) makes dovetailing easier.  I still need to work on my vice more but it was fun...
DonSlaughter Woodworking Hand Tools 16 5,023 10-17-2019, 02:48 PM
  0 Thread: Welcome Find
Post: RE: Welcome Find

(10-10-2019, 10:43 AM)Admiral Wrote: I'm hesitant about evaporust as a while back I read some technical piece about high carbon saw plates and chelation that was not positive, so I remain wary.  Saw...
DonSlaughter Woodworking Hand Tools 13 5,030 10-10-2019, 11:16 PM
  0 Thread: Welcome Find
Post: RE: Welcome Find

Here it is again going through hard maple like a hot knife through butter!  It was pulling to the right just slightly but a quick swipe with the diamond stone and it splits the line! Click For Full-...
DonSlaughter Woodworking Hand Tools 13 5,030 10-10-2019, 02:29 AM
  0 Thread: Welcome Find
Post: RE: Welcome Find

(09-27-2019, 12:14 PM)jstraw Wrote: Great find and great restoration.  I got the saw hunting bug about 8 years ago.  Lots of decent saws local at good prices.  Problem was I was finding them faster ...
DonSlaughter Woodworking Hand Tools 13 5,030 09-29-2019, 05:55 PM
  0 Thread: Welcome Find
Post: RE: Welcome Find

Thanks so much, folks!  This is about the best saw I've ever found in the wild and am so happy for the friends I've made on the forums to share it with.  I was lucky to get Bob Summerfield, Rocky Moun...
DonSlaughter Woodworking Hand Tools 13 5,030 09-26-2019, 10:07 PM
  0 Thread: Welcome Find
Post: Welcome Find

I found this Wheeler Madden & Clemson saw at a swap meet...it had a red (painted) handle and toothline that had ben destroyed....it hung around in the back of the shop for a while until I looked c...
DonSlaughter Woodworking Hand Tools 13 5,030 09-24-2019, 09:27 AM
  0 Thread: The Last Moxon Dovetail Vise
Post: RE: The Last Moxon Dovetail Vise

Thank you so much, Mr Cohen!  I've been using my Moxon for a year now and can really see how your innovations will improve the function and ease of use.  The cove at the front, the I beam for support ...
DonSlaughter Woodworking Hand Tools 19 6,584 09-21-2019, 08:18 PM
  0 Thread: Just to let everyone know Vince interviewed me
Post: RE: Just to let everyone know Vince interviewed me

Just very proud/honored to know and be associated with you, Arlin.  I'm very happy for you! Don
DonSlaughter Woodworking Hand Tools 18 6,047 09-21-2019, 02:29 AM
  0 Thread: Genius Hack of the Century
Post: RE: Genius Hack of the Century

(09-11-2019, 05:49 AM)Derek Cohen Wrote: Don, that's a bit pissy. Particularly when I clearly stated that my only role was to be the first to write about it (as far as I am aware). Indeed, I always ...
DonSlaughter Woodworking Hand Tools 38 12,561 09-11-2019, 01:57 PM
  0 Thread: Genius Hack of the Century
Post: RE: Genius Hack of the Century

(09-05-2019, 08:54 AM)Derek Cohen Wrote: As petty as this feels to me, I feel obliged to comment, since Mike Pekovich states in the video that he came up with the blue tape tip. He "discovered" this...
DonSlaughter Woodworking Hand Tools 38 12,561 09-11-2019, 03:01 AM
  0 Thread: Veritas Bench Axe
Post: RE: Veritas Bench Axe

I bought ( http://www.leevalley.com/us/wood/page.as...at=1,41131 )one a year ago last July and it has paid for itself in my shop.  I use a chopping block and the axe works great to pare stock for spoo...
DonSlaughter Woodworking Hand Tools 6 3,218 09-09-2019, 03:28 AM
  0 Thread: About ready to spring for the Spyderco ceramic stones...
Post: RE: About ready to spring for the Spyderco ceramic...

I've been using Shaptons 1,000  4,000  8,000 for ten years.  I use wet/dry sandpaper on float glass to true them.  I have an Ohishi 10,000 that I use to polish.  I've found that using the stones evenl...
DonSlaughter Woodworking Hand Tools 33 13,562 09-09-2019, 03:05 AM
  0 Thread: Will be trying a Lump Hammer of sorts
Post: RE: Will be trying a Lump Hammer of sorts

Chris's hammer looks nice and I am very happy for those who patronize his business...I like the guy and what he does!  I was tempted to buy one when he first started selling them although I could not ...
DonSlaughter Woodworking Hand Tools 39 12,079 09-09-2019, 02:32 AM

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