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  0 Thread: Woodworking tribute to my grandpa
Post: RE: Woodworking tribute to my grandpa

Sweet! What did you do for a finish?
MauleSkinner Woodworking 12 942 05-22-2022, 05:42 PM
  0 Thread: Paul Sellers sharpening system, which diamond stones?
Post: RE: Paul Sellers sharpening system, which diamond ...

That’s a good question, Derek! (I hear that a lot from people who have no idea what the answer is during an oral exam.) :D If I were to hazard a guess, I’d suggest that he’s like the rest of us…...
MauleSkinner Woodworking Hand Tools 152 8,003 05-03-2022, 10:00 PM
  0 Thread: Paul Sellers sharpening system, which diamond stones?
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“Derek Cohen Wrote: -- I find it revealing that Paul Sellers uses 300/600/1000 grit diamond stones. This suggests that his sharpening method is inefficient. By contrast, many (myself included) begin...
MauleSkinner Woodworking Hand Tools 152 8,003 05-03-2022, 05:53 PM
  0 Thread: Straightening a Saw Plate
Post: RE: Straightening a Saw Plate

I can’t comment on the relative merits of impact vs heat for the longevity of the saw plate, but I suspect that heat won’t get a lot of traction in woodworking shops simply because I suspect that most...
MauleSkinner Woodworking Hand Tools 18 1,308 04-18-2022, 06:14 AM
  0 Thread: Making some knives
Post: RE: Making some knives

Heat treating today… No serenade, No fire brigade, Just pyromania! :D A local store had the “one log fire” on clearance, so I decided to give that a try. Light the center, and used my leaf blo...
MauleSkinner Woodworking Hand Tools 5 665 04-04-2022, 07:55 PM
  0 Thread: Making some knives
Post: RE: Making some knives

Thanks, Aram! Obviously the bottom two are the crook knives. I plan to make the handles in two pieces for those, with a mortise in one side and then glued together. For my knife, I decided to tr...
MauleSkinner Woodworking Hand Tools 5 665 04-02-2022, 09:26 PM
  0 Thread: Making some knives
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Well, photo uploading is eluding me. Never mind, I guess.
MauleSkinner Woodworking Hand Tools 5 665 04-02-2022, 06:32 PM
  0 Thread: Making some knives
Post: Making some knives

It’s my daughter’s boyfriend’s birthday tomorrow, and I decided to make him a set of crook knives. They’ll be here in a week, so I have a little time. ;) While I was at it, I decided to make myself a ...
MauleSkinner Woodworking Hand Tools 5 665 04-02-2022, 05:33 PM
  0 Thread: No gratitude for a quick little project
Post: RE: No gratitude for a quick little project

I love doing what I can around church, and I agree with others that it’s not about recognition. But I have learned that acknowledgement is important…if it appears no one knows or cares about what’s be...
MauleSkinner Home Improvement 14 1,720 02-25-2022, 05:31 PM
  0 Thread: Homeowner electrical test?
Post: RE: Homeowner electrical test?

I had to take it for work on my house in Wichita…I don’t remember how many questions, but they allowed either two or four hours.. The first time I had spent some time browsing the NEC, so it didn’t ta...
MauleSkinner Home Improvement 19 1,816 02-20-2022, 10:21 PM
  0 Thread: Carve a fan bird
Post: RE: Carve a fan bird

Same here. Ive tried a couple of times, but the wood’s been too dry/brittle.
MauleSkinner Woodworking Hand Tools 6 710 02-06-2022, 11:30 PM
  0 Thread: Skew the Plane, Lower the Cutting Angle
Post: RE: Skew the Plane, Lower the Cutting Angle

This is also why jet planes have swept wings. :D
MauleSkinner Woodworking Hand Tools 16 2,171 02-01-2022, 11:00 PM
  0 Thread: What are your favorite hand
Post: RE: What are your favorite hand

My favorites are my shop made tools. For some reason I can’t upload the photo, but they include some Krenov-style planes, Gramercy bow saws, a marking gauge, a crosscut saw, some re-handled saws, ...
MauleSkinner Woodworking Hand Tools 27 2,673 01-23-2022, 06:54 PM
  0 Thread: heat treating
Post: RE: heat treating

Timberwolf Wrote: -- “Aim high and settle”.......Big GrinBig Grin -- Sounds more like the Air Force than the Marines. :D
MauleSkinner Woodworking Hand Tools 14 1,642 01-05-2022, 11:48 PM
  0 Thread: Microbevel on a chisel is no good for bevel down work
Post: RE: Microbevel on a chisel is no good for bevel do...

cputnam Wrote: -- What other metrics are worth arguing about during dreary weather? -- Minimum clearance angle, to the tenth of a degree, that will allow a BD plane to work while providing maximum ed...
MauleSkinner Woodworking Hand Tools 51 5,118 01-05-2022, 11:40 PM
  0 Thread: Stropping State-of-the-Art
Post: RE: Stropping State-of-the-Art

My knives I primarily just strop…I don’t let them get dull enough that I need other abrasives to get the edge I want and/or need. Other than day-to-day pocket knife stuff, I do some whittling, and the...
MauleSkinner Woodworking Hand Tools 31 3,931 12-07-2021, 03:02 PM
  0 Thread: Taytools Trying to Trademark "Moxon Vise"
Post: RE: Taytools Trying to Trademark "Moxon Vise"

Shaun Wrote: -- One would think, but the University of Kentucky is always suing over the use of the word Kentucky claiming they have it trademarked. They even sued the state itself at one point. -- ...
MauleSkinner Woodworking Hand Tools 40 5,990 12-06-2021, 02:44 PM
  0 Thread: Anyone here have a profitable woodworking business?
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“mr_skittle” Wrote: -- I've quicky learned to ask about budget in the first 5 minutes so as not to waste both our time. -- I had a kitchen remodel shop basically stop talking to me because he demande...
MauleSkinner Woodworking 53 20,657 11-28-2021, 01:03 PM
  0 Thread: Wooden wedding ring question
Post: RE: Wooden wedding ring question

That’s kind of what I was wondering, thanks. We’ll go a different route than wood.
MauleSkinner Woodworking 3 576 11-26-2021, 06:34 PM
  0 Thread: Wooden wedding ring question
Post: Wooden wedding ring question

First, a little background… A week ago, my wife was walking the dog. The dog bolted after something, and the leash snagged my wife’s wedding ring. She had surgery Thursday on her broken finger, and i...
MauleSkinner Woodworking 3 576 11-22-2021, 09:39 PM

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