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  0 Thread: Amana
Post: RE: Amana

Handplanesandmore Wrote: (05-03-2022, 08:08 PM) -- There are a few things that they could've done such as asking the participating vendors to pass the message where possible. I know some vendors ment...
Mike Brady Woodworking Hand Tools 31 2,407 05-05-2022, 08:42 AM
  0 Thread: Disston 3D Saw Vise
Post: RE: Disston 3D Saw Vise

Admiral Wrote: (04-25-2022, 11:54 AM) -- Grammercy version is based on the Wentworth design, and I'll tell you, its the absolute best vice out there, perhaps the best ever made.  Very pricey, but I b...
Mike Brady Woodworking Hand Tools 39 1,078 05-01-2022, 06:46 PM
  0 Thread: So I Decided to Build a Bed: COMPLETED !!!
Post: RE: So I Decided to Build a Bed

Extremely handsome and well crafted,  which we have come to expect from you.
Mike Brady Woodworking Hand Tools 54 5,074 04-30-2022, 05:28 PM
  0 Thread: Lie-Nielsen Toolworks
Post: RE: Lie-Nielsen Toolworks

iclark Wrote: (04-08-2022, 11:01 PM) -- "I have to disagree somewhat about that last. There are some others. Lee Valley and Thompson Tools are 2 of them. There are others currently posting in the saw...
Mike Brady Woodworking Hand Tools 27 2,415 04-10-2022, 11:42 AM
  0 Thread: What ever happened to…
Post: RE: What ever happened to…

AHill Wrote: (03-31-2022, 04:41 PM) -- joemac sold most of his ww gear.  I think he still posts in the basement every once-in-a-while A few others who seem to have disappeared: Blaine Bob Zajicz...
Mike Brady Woodworking Hand Tools 24 2,170 04-03-2022, 07:22 AM
  0 Thread: Wood recommendations for outdoor project
Post: RE: Wood recommendations for outdoor project

I just wanted to thank all who responded to my question about the outdoor library project.  I found MDO plywood at a local hardwood store and they cut it into the four panels that fit into my car.  As...
Mike Brady Woodworking 9 727 02-02-2022, 09:37 AM
  0 Thread: Wood recommendations for outdoor project
Post: RE: Wood recommendations for outdoor project

Thanks, everyone.  I am looking for someone who has MDO in stock, and can cut it to fit in my SUV.  Menards near me supposedly has a couple of sheets.  Some stuff is still pretty scarse though, or rea...
Mike Brady Woodworking 9 727 01-14-2022, 02:36 PM
  0 Thread: Wood recommendations for outdoor project
Post: Wood recommendations for outdoor project

Have any of you built a neighborhood lending library?  I have volunteered to make two of these for neighborhoods here in Indy.  One of them is a replacement for what must have been a curio-cabinet pie...
Mike Brady Woodworking 9 727 01-13-2022, 09:14 AM
  0 Thread: round bottom spokeshave recommendations please
Post: RE: round bottom spokeshave recommendations please

msweig Wrote: (01-03-2022, 07:58 AM) -- I agree with Mark that the LN round bottom one isn't very round. I tried it once and was unimpressed with it in that regard and ended up not buying one because...
Mike Brady Woodworking Hand Tools 8 760 01-03-2022, 08:53 AM
  0 Thread: WANT TO BUY: Lie Nielsen Small Tongue/Groove Plane # 49
Post: RE: WANT TO BUY: Lie Nielsen Small Tongue/Groove P...

Is it still an estate sale if you can attend your own?  Do people ever sell their stuff before they kick off?  I have considered  assembling a group of "core tools" to keep, as Lie-Nielsen calls them,...
Mike Brady Tool Swap N' Sell 8 682 12-11-2021, 07:47 PM
  0 Thread: Sharpening bench
Post: RE: Sharpening bench

I appreciate the comments guys.  Regarding Chris's mention about the rendering of posted photos, if any of you had trouble with the photo not showing properly, please let me know.  When I posted more ...
Mike Brady Woodworking Hand Tools 8 1,196 12-10-2021, 01:42 PM
  0 Thread: Cabinet scraper advice?
Post: RE: Cabinet scraper advice?

As KCF says above, the Veritas "80" is a worthwhile upgrade to the Stanley #80.  Although almost identical in appearance, the Veritas version operates smoother and the blades are available separately....
Mike Brady Woodworking Hand Tools 18 2,242 12-05-2021, 12:33 PM
  0 Thread: Sharpening bench
Post: Sharpening bench

https://i.postimg.cc/NFTj1twx/IMG-0132.jpgI decided to build a small bench that will be primarily used as a sharpening station.  Lie-Nielsen used to offer one, so I used the design of theirs as inspir...
Mike Brady Woodworking Hand Tools 8 1,196 12-02-2021, 05:43 PM
  0 Thread: L-N workbench question
Post: RE: L-N workbench question

I can't speak to the end vise as I don't have one; but, the front vise (18" twin-screw) does seem to require some adjustment seasonally to keep the chop perfectly parallel to the bench top.  I just lo...
Mike Brady Woodworking Hand Tools 3 880 12-01-2021, 08:51 AM
  0 Thread: Small hand plane
Post: RE: Small hand plane

Did Lie-Nielsen make one? You might be able to pry one out of someone’s hands.
Mike Brady Woodworking Hand Tools 23 3,019 11-26-2021, 08:39 AM
  0 Thread: Allergic to Ash?
Post: RE: Allergic to Ash?

I've been working on an ash bench recently, and have not experenced any reaction from the wood other than being mad about having to pay $9/bd.ft. for it.:no:
Mike Brady Woodworking Hand Tools 11 1,435 11-22-2021, 09:00 AM
  0 Thread: Let There Be Light: POSTSCRIPT
Post: RE: Let There Be Light

Wow! a really tough room here.   Phillip's stuff is consistently my favorite.
Mike Brady Woodworking Hand Tools 27 3,319 11-21-2021, 09:26 AM
  0 Thread: Anyone familiar with the Jim Bode website?
Post: RE: Anyone familiar with the Jim Bode website?

OP, if you have some discussions with Jim Bode, could you share the result here?  When I sell my tools, I'll do it as a collection to a single buyer and will probably avoid the hassle, risk, and costs...
Mike Brady Woodworking Hand Tools 9 1,637 11-11-2021, 08:48 AM
  0 Thread: Story Board to help with a derelict Tool Chest
Post: RE: Story Board to help with a derelict Tool Chest

That is perhaps the best "deep" save I have seen.  You are certainly resourceful.:yes:  I know you have need for storage of many small tools and this goes a long way in that cause. Along those line...
Mike Brady Woodworking Hand Tools 26 3,931 11-06-2021, 03:42 PM
  0 Thread: Wood prices: Ouch!
Post: Wood prices: Ouch!

I got a jolt yesterday, going to our only hardwood supplier in Indy.  I'm am starting to build a sharpening station similar to what Lie-Nielsen (formerly) offered.  Since it will be near my bench, and...
Mike Brady Woodworking 19 2,461 10-31-2021, 09:25 AM

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