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CStan Wrote: (07-10-2022, 10:24 AM) -- Poor Paul Sellers can't make a casual observation about honing fluids he's used without being fisked half to death. Is he George Hepplewhite reincarnated?  No,...
Ricky Woodworking Hand Tools 152 7,748 07-10-2022, 12:09 PM
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Timberwolf Wrote: (07-10-2022, 09:04 AM) -- ................... In my collection I have a cabinet filled with dozens of hones, from flea markets, tool shows and yard sales..Some I have had all my ...
Ricky Woodworking Hand Tools 152 7,748 07-10-2022, 11:24 AM
  0 Thread: Paul Sellers sharpening system, which diamond stones?
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Timberwolf Wrote: (07-09-2022, 10:52 PM) -- ..................... Ammonia is a very good grease remover, so it "may" contribute to rust if the hone was not nickel plated..but all I have ever used ha...
Ricky Woodworking Hand Tools 152 7,748 07-10-2022, 07:40 AM
  0 Thread: Paul Sellers sharpening system, which diamond stones?
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ChuckHill Wrote: (07-09-2022, 11:38 AM) -- I have been using Windex.  My nose says it contains ammonia. -- I think most people seeing his videos and copying his methods assume it's windex and just g...
Ricky Woodworking Hand Tools 152 7,748 07-09-2022, 02:51 PM
  0 Thread: Paul Sellers sharpening system, which diamond stones?
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But like anything in life there are exceptions. Quote: -- Unlike a household cleaner, auto glass cleaners set the stage for proper protection; something ammonia is not good at. Now in most sit...
Ricky Woodworking Hand Tools 152 7,748 07-09-2022, 08:40 AM
  0 Thread: Paul Sellers sharpening system, which diamond stones?
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Timberwolf Wrote: (07-08-2022, 10:21 PM) -- ........................ I googled it........... People also ask Is auto glass cleaner the same as Windex? According to the makers of Invisible Glass...
Ricky Woodworking Hand Tools 152 7,748 07-09-2022, 08:34 AM
  0 Thread: Paul Sellers sharpening system, which diamond stones?
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bandit571 Wrote: (07-07-2022, 08:31 PM) -- Near as I can recall...Paul Sellers uses Window Cleaner on his sharpening bench.....At least it looked green to me....around here, we called it Windex..... ...
Ricky Woodworking Hand Tools 152 7,748 07-08-2022, 08:31 PM
  0 Thread: Paul Sellers sharpening system, which diamond stones?
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Danny in Houston Wrote: (06-27-2022, 07:44 PM) -- But then I see Paul using WD-40 as a lubricant for sharpening - OMG that stuff smells horrible!  Makes me sick thinking about it.  I use Jacoba oil (...
Ricky Woodworking Hand Tools 152 7,748 06-27-2022, 08:56 PM
  0 Thread: Paul Sellers sharpening system, which diamond stones?
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Timberwolf Wrote: (06-26-2022, 01:31 PM) -- .............. Not a bad idea...particularly since it's getting a little snarky in here.:winkgrin: -- You gotta tread carefully when discussing politics, ...
Ricky Woodworking Hand Tools 152 7,748 06-26-2022, 07:54 PM
  0 Thread: Paul Sellers sharpening system, which diamond stones?
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C. in Indy Wrote: (06-22-2022, 07:09 AM) -- I used to have an instruction sheet from ECE Emmerich (German premium wood plane maker).    They use fairly thick blades, and they had stated that a concav...
Ricky Woodworking Hand Tools 152 7,748 06-22-2022, 08:31 PM
  0 Thread: Paul Sellers sharpening system, which diamond stones?
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Admiral Wrote: (06-20-2022, 05:25 PM) -- I love these sharpening posts; I'm firmly in the camp of "what is good enough" and have found my way with flea market oil stones, especially those straight ra...
Ricky Woodworking Hand Tools 152 7,748 06-20-2022, 06:36 PM
  0 Thread: Paul Sellers sharpening system, which diamond stones?
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Timberwolf Wrote: (06-19-2022, 08:45 PM) -- Here's a video that explains one way to do it..I prefer glass as my substrate but wood or leather works well also.. the diamond will "bed down" in those ma...
Ricky Woodworking Hand Tools 152 7,748 06-19-2022, 10:22 PM
  0 Thread: Paul Sellers sharpening system, which diamond stones?
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phreddy Wrote: (06-18-2022, 06:59 PM) -- I’m a little late to the party and I didn’t read the whole thread; you may have already addressed the issue, but to answer your question about Ultra Sharp: I...
Ricky Woodworking Hand Tools 152 7,748 06-19-2022, 08:11 PM
  0 Thread: David Charlesworth - died May 22
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Looks like some entrepreneur is trying to capitalize on this news. David Charlesworth's Furniture-Making Techniques: A Guide to Hand Tools and Methods Paperback – February 1, 2007 they're only ask...
Ricky Woodworking Hand Tools 13 1,747 06-13-2022, 12:56 PM
  0 Thread: Paul Sellers sharpening system, which diamond stones?
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Danny in Houston Wrote: (06-09-2022, 10:54 AM) -- :raised: I feel the same way about Steph Curry, when I watch him it is obvious he's just a beginner level basketball player, going through the mot...
Ricky Woodworking Hand Tools 152 7,748 06-11-2022, 06:38 AM
  0 Thread: Paul Sellers sharpening system, which diamond stones?
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Okay, update. Ive been playing with the Seller method and now getting fairly consistent results.   Because its fairly quick Ive added another step or two.  After the 3 diamond plates I'm also giving t...
Ricky Woodworking Hand Tools 152 7,748 06-10-2022, 05:31 AM
  0 Thread: Cosman's AdjuSTAR - Improvement or Gimmick?
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Ricky Wrote: (05-26-2022, 12:04 PM) -- It may be an improvement but it looks goofy.  I don't have a problem with any of my stanleys.  I've heard some of the older ones used smaller adjusters with wo...
Ricky Woodworking Hand Tools 24 2,362 06-01-2022, 04:05 AM
  0 Thread: Cosman's AdjuSTAR - Improvement or Gimmick?
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AHill Wrote: (05-26-2022, 04:32 PM) -- I'm surprised Cosman didn't solve the problem with hockey tape. -- :laugh:
Ricky Woodworking Hand Tools 24 2,362 05-26-2022, 08:21 PM
  0 Thread: Cosman's AdjuSTAR - Improvement or Gimmick?
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It may be an improvement but it looks goofy.  I don't have a problem with any of my stanleys.  I've heard some of the older ones used smaller adjusters with worn knurling that are a hassle, but I don...
Ricky Woodworking Hand Tools 24 2,362 05-26-2022, 12:04 PM
  0 Thread: Paul Sellers sharpening system, which diamond stones?
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maswindell Wrote: (05-25-2022, 01:29 PM) -- I think you should contact DMT about diamond plates wearing out, they just don't wear like waterstones. My plates coarse, fine, extra fine are over 20 year...
Ricky Woodworking Hand Tools 152 7,748 05-26-2022, 11:42 AM

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