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  0 Thread: Electric Pressure Washer input
Post: RE: Electric Pressure Washer input

Bucko Wrote: (04-16-2023, 02:33 PM) -- Pretty much recovered from Shoulder surgery and slowly have replaced pull start Push Lawn Mower / Snow Blower  with Electric Start and now after using the pull ...
DCarr10760 Home Improvement 14 1,442 05-20-2023, 04:39 PM
  0 Thread: Coarse Sharpening Stone
Post: RE: Coarse Sharpening Stone

BC in CT Wrote: (05-12-2023, 07:15 PM) -- Looking for a better option, what do you folks use for coarse stones that you like? -- When I was starting out the only thing that was widely available was ...
DCarr10760 Woodworking Hand Tools 10 813 05-14-2023, 09:32 AM
  0 Thread: Craftsman 107.36500 miter saw
Post: RE: Craftsman 107.36500 miter saw

goaliedad Wrote: (03-11-2023, 11:24 AM) -- I gave my father in law’s Craftsman 107.36500 miter saw. The saw is in good shape, needs to be sharpened. The box is in very good shape.  I borrowed it 45 y...
DCarr10760 Woodworking Hand Tools 4 331 03-11-2023, 08:27 PM
  0 Thread: A "Different" kind of saw
Post: RE: A "Different" kind of saw

I remember going through a flea market back in the 1980's and collecting a pile of interesting tools to buy and coming across one of these.  I held it in my hands for awhile but I ultimately put it ba...
DCarr10760 Woodworking Hand Tools 8 828 03-10-2023, 06:23 PM
  0 Thread: My newest set of chisels
Post: RE: My newest set of chisels

tablesawtom Wrote: (02-19-2023, 10:27 AM) -- Some time ago, Paul Sellers was touting a set of chisels he bought at Aldi's.  They look (as I recall) much like these.  I remember thinking that I should...
DCarr10760 Woodworking Hand Tools 18 1,750 02-19-2023, 05:54 PM
  0 Thread: Some utility Stools inspired by Viking tool chest layouts
Post: RE: Some utility Stools inspired by Viking tool ch...

Great job!  I've never worked with sassafras.  They all came out beautifully.  I have a similar project on the short list.  My middlest son and his wife are expecting their first baby, and I am going ...
DCarr10760 Woodworking Hand Tools 1 481 02-16-2023, 05:49 AM
  0 Thread: 2 tools to study..
Post: RE: 2 tools to study..

bandit571 Wrote: (02-11-2023, 11:33 PM) -- So..apparently, the OEM ruler was only 9" long...instead of the current 12"?   As for the "missing " Scribe.. It is still around, just won't stay put, ...
DCarr10760 Woodworking Hand Tools 11 858 02-12-2023, 08:27 AM
  0 Thread: Fix a ladder, then build a copy of it
Post: RE: Fix a ladder, then build a copy of it

Great Job! My Grandkids keep me busy building and fixing things!  It's work I truly enjoy.  Cheers! DC
DCarr10760 Woodworking Hand Tools 15 1,010 01-31-2023, 07:43 AM
  0 Thread: What are these?
Post: RE: What are these?

phreddy Wrote: (12-10-2022, 07:08 PM) -- A friend inherited a tool chest. These things are amongst the contents. Any idea what they are? We both think they might be burnishers, but can’t figure out w...
DCarr10760 Woodworking Hand Tools 5 1,266 01-05-2023, 11:37 AM
  0 Thread: Shaker cabinets
Post: RE: Shaker cabinets

I think the dividing line should be: if the vertical height of the panel would be less than or equal to the width of the rails, you should go with a slab.   JMHO DC
DCarr10760 Woodworking 5 3,380 05-06-2020, 01:04 PM
  0 Thread: Dutch tool chests - do you still love them
Post: RE: Dutch tool chests - do you still love them

I'm in the middle of building one and fitting it out with racks.  It's together enough to use now, and I do use it.  But fully loaded it's heavy!  I can lift it, but I wouldn't want to do it often, or...
DCarr10760 Woodworking Hand Tools 39 14,336 04-08-2020, 10:47 AM
  0 Thread: quarantine shop time
Post: RE: quarantine shop time

Same here, working from home.  But I have more shop time as a result.  So far I've built a big spice shelf for the kitchen as well as a hanging cabinet for the bathroom.  I've been making fittings for...
DCarr10760 Woodworking 6 2,830 04-08-2020, 10:31 AM
  0 Thread: A ball carving vise
Post: RE: A ball carving vise

tablesawtom Wrote: (02-06-2020, 02:26 PM) -- It remember seeing a vise or work holder made from a car's ball joint or from a ball for a car hitch in a woodworking  magazine.  I think it was either Wo...
DCarr10760 Woodworking Hand Tools 17 7,006 02-06-2020, 03:10 PM
  0 Thread: Affording good sharpening stones
Post: RE: Affording good sharpening stones

I generally avoid sharpening threads these days, but heck, it seems like folks are being polite. :-) When I first started out I had a coarse crystalon stone, and a medium india stone, a soft Arkans...
DCarr10760 Woodworking Hand Tools 101 42,688 01-29-2020, 02:18 PM
  0 Thread: Veneering Tools
Post: RE: Veneering Tools

kroll Wrote: (01-13-2020, 09:00 PM) -- Guys I haven't done any veneering in long time so I thought I would try pass these tools on to someone who might be starting out and need some of the basic tool...
DCarr10760 Tool Swap N' Sell 5 2,379 01-14-2020, 02:47 PM
  0 Thread: I need some help from the forum members
Post: RE: I need some help from the forum members

oarlock Wrote: (01-13-2020, 10:43 AM) -- I have 3 Stanley no.45 planes (this is not a gloat) only one which has any sort of box (a pasteboard box w/o a lid).  I managed to acquire some Wormy Chestnut...
DCarr10760 Woodworking Hand Tools 8 3,304 01-13-2020, 01:13 PM
  0 Thread: Polishing Compound for Plexiglass
Post: RE: Polishing Compound for Plexiglass

GDay Wrote: (01-13-2020, 12:51 PM) -- Novus Plastic Polish. I have used it on Acrylic aquariums. Try Amazon. Gary -- Yes! Novus Plastic Polish.  It's the industry standard.  Takes a bit of elbow g...
DCarr10760 Home Improvement 9 3,481 01-13-2020, 01:03 PM
  0 Thread: Popular Woodworking Sloyd cabinet
Post: RE: Popular Woodworking Sloyd cabinet

It's interesting, in his blog post he lists the saws as Pax brand saws, but the photo shows LN panel saws.  I wonder if the Pax saws fit in the box better? DC
DCarr10760 Woodworking Hand Tools 51 23,079 12-18-2019, 10:14 AM
  0 Thread: Spofford Brace Find
Post: RE: Spofford Brace Find

Wow! nice find!  In the parlance of the Old Tool List, You suck!  Enjoy it! DC
DCarr10760 Woodworking Hand Tools 15 6,727 12-18-2019, 09:58 AM
  0 Thread: Custom Baseboard Heat Covers
Post: RE: Custom Baseboard Heat Covers

I made radiator covers 15 years ago out of solid wood, sorta mission style with a lot of square section spindles.  They're for cast-iron radiators, so not pertinent to this discussion in terms of desi...
DCarr10760 Woodworking 9 4,844 12-10-2019, 03:37 PM

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