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  0 Thread: Blunt chisel technique with Master Plane Maker
Post: RE: Blunt chisel technique with Master Plane Maker

That was interesting!
toolmiser Woodworking Hand Tools 8 912 04-09-2024, 07:55 PM
  0 Thread: Used Tool pricing is interesting…
Post: RE: Used Tool pricing is interesting…

EdL Wrote: (03-22-2024, 03:21 PM) -- Most ras over $100 ain't gonna move around here, it better be a good DeWalt at that price. Crapsman usually go for less than 50. Delta turret arm saws will go fo...
toolmiser Woodworking Power Tools 28 3,516 03-22-2024, 09:11 PM
  0 Thread: Help identify this wrench
Post: Help identify this wrench

I found two of these wrenches in a box of parts from a Stanley #71 router plane.  I doubt they are related.  The stamped steel wrench has the #63 stamped in it.  Just curious if anyone knows what the ...
toolmiser Woodworking 1 594 03-10-2024, 07:33 PM
  0 Thread: Which "TYPE" Stanley planes should I keep.
Post: RE: Which "TYPE" Stanley planes should I keep.

I better have less than a hundred or I might be in trouble with wife. Seriously probably 75, mostly 4's thru eights and a bunch of block planes, so will probably sell 50. Just sold a 40 scrub plane ...
toolmiser Woodworking Hand Tools 8 1,075 01-26-2024, 05:11 PM
  0 Thread: Which "TYPE" Stanley planes should I keep.
Post: Which "TYPE" Stanley planes should I keep.

I've decided to thin the herd of my stanley planes.  I have multiples of various numbers.  My question is which ones are the best to keep?  Oldest, type #, corrugated, etc.  Probably going to keep a c...
toolmiser Woodworking Hand Tools 8 1,075 01-25-2024, 08:56 PM
  0 Thread: Woodworker's Supply Inc. has Closed it's doors after 51 years
Post: RE: Woodworker's Supply Inc. has Closed it's doors...

I remember their catalogs. To be honest I don't remember purchasing a lot from them. One year while on vacation in Wyoming I noticed they had a store in state. Talked my wife into traveling to it. ...
toolmiser Woodworking 18 3,587 01-13-2024, 07:51 PM
  0 Thread: Uses for radial arm saw
Post: RE: Uses for radial arm saw

Bob Vaughan Wrote: (11-13-2023, 11:09 PM) -- What other machine surface can you pile junk on? I've got a tricked out Hammond Glider for 90% of my crosscuts but when I need the RAS, its there for me....
toolmiser Woodworking 33 5,549 11-19-2023, 07:25 PM
  0 Thread: Marking on truck door
Post: RE: Marking on truck door

I am not an expert. If it was mine, I would try a "clay bar". You spray some soap on it and rub with the bar. It's very good prep before waxing. It removes a lot of the contaminates on the paint. ...
toolmiser Home Improvement 23 3,630 10-25-2023, 07:27 PM
  0 Thread: replacement power cord for planer
Post: RE: replacement power cord for planer

I like to use wire with rubber coating rather than plastic. It lays better and is much more flexible. The plastic coated ones are like having a garden hose.
toolmiser Woodworking Power Tools 17 2,383 10-14-2023, 07:16 PM
  0 Thread: Barn Sale, this morning
Post: RE: Barn Sale, this morning

I have a couple of them. Are you sure it needs a spring for the self feeder mechanism? Gravity ( when the drill is vertical) works for mine.
toolmiser Woodworking Hand Tools 12 2,321 10-07-2023, 04:40 PM
  0 Thread: ever had new lawn hydroseeded?
Post: RE: ever had new lawn hydroseeded?

We had our "boulevard" hydroseeded a couple years ago compliments of our city due to street construction. This is in Wisconsin, and in the fall, but it wasn't very thick at all. I like the previous ...
toolmiser Home Improvement 9 1,191 09-24-2023, 07:30 PM
  0 Thread: Porter Cable 314
Post: RE: Porter Cable 314

I tried to buy a new one about 10-15 years ago. We were remodeling (is that term used anymore?) our kitchen and was building the cabinets myself. If Norm Abram used one, it would be a good excuse fo...
toolmiser Woodworking Power Tools 16 2,428 09-19-2023, 07:39 PM
  0 Thread: Garage sale find - what is it?
Post: RE: Garage sale find - what is it?

AHill Wrote: (09-19-2023, 09:30 AM) -- Whatever luthier owned this was pretty proud of it considering the very nice handle. -- It's in very nice shape.  The finish is good.  That's why I was questi...
toolmiser Woodworking Hand Tools 8 1,333 09-19-2023, 07:33 PM
  0 Thread: Garage sale find - what is it?
Post: RE: Garage sale find - what is it?

Nordic Wrote: (09-18-2023, 02:55 AM) -- It’s a “fret” file, for rounding / shaping frets on a guitar or similar stringed instrument.  See: https://www.stewmac.com/luthier-tools-and-supplies/tools-...
toolmiser Woodworking Hand Tools 8 1,333 09-18-2023, 09:45 AM
  0 Thread: Garage sale find - what is it?
Post: Garage sale find - what is it?

I picked this up at an estate sale.  Nothing of significance for  tools-the others didn't give a hint for this one.  Blade is 4 1/2 x 1/2 x 1/8" thick.  Flat portion is smooth, but the edges are conca...
toolmiser Woodworking Hand Tools 8 1,333 09-17-2023, 08:35 PM
  0 Thread: Lee Valley Seconds Sale
Post: RE: Lee Valley Seconds Sale

I pulled the lever on a number 1. I've thought about it in the past and didn't act in time.
toolmiser Woodworking Hand Tools 8 1,905 07-10-2023, 08:34 PM
  0 Thread: preserving an old wooden rule
Post: RE: preserving an old wooden rule

Before reading the additional posts, I applied two coats of turpentine, with generous amounts of warm sunlight between coats. It really looks good. I will not be returning it to service. My Dad t...
toolmiser Woodworking Hand Tools 8 1,177 06-29-2023, 08:48 PM
  0 Thread: preserving an old wooden rule
Post: RE: preserving an old wooden rule

I have some turpentine, and will try that, I can already envision the smell. I have already lubed the joints. Overall it is in pretty good condition. I think I am too lazy to polish the brass! T...
toolmiser Woodworking Hand Tools 8 1,177 06-28-2023, 08:35 PM
  0 Thread: preserving an old wooden rule
Post: preserving an old wooden rule

I picked up an old Stanley 24" folding rule # 66 3/4 at a garage sale for 25 cents.  I did a light cleaning to get the surface dirt off of it.  Now the wood looks kind of dry.  What would be good to c...
toolmiser Woodworking Hand Tools 8 1,177 06-28-2023, 04:16 PM
  0 Thread: Woodworking YouTubers?
Post: RE: Woodworking YouTubers?

I don't think it will come back. It's not favored in schools, and I think a lot of people started there. Kind of like the decline of numbers in the Trades. Not a lot of DIY anymore at least around ...
toolmiser Woodworking 29 5,599 06-17-2023, 09:15 PM

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