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  0 Thread: Going off of Pedders post
Post: RE: Going off of Pedders post

The Azebiki is a very useful saw. I modified a drawer back today, starting with the Azebiki to piece the board ... https://i.postimg.cc/NMrQdjQj/9.jpg ... followed by a Ryoba ... https://i...
Derek Cohen Woodworking Hand Tools 61 1,971 Yesterday, 08:26 AM
  0 Thread: Going off of Pedders post
Post: RE: Going off of Pedders post

Quote: -- I don’t really understand why anyone would use rip teeth for a tool that’s really designed to cut across grain. I would question if that’s really “traditional”. Said differently, I think ...
Derek Cohen Woodworking Hand Tools 61 1,971 05-14-2022, 08:39 PM
  0 Thread: Day Job
Post: RE: Day Job

bmich Wrote: (04-08-2022, 12:03 AM) -- Should I quit my day job and become a cabinet maker?  There is a local shop hiring,  I currently have a backyard shop where I do it as a hobby and to clear my h...
Derek Cohen Woodworking 22 1,933 05-12-2022, 06:52 PM
  0 Thread: Reasonably priced router lift?
Post: RE: Reasonably priced router lift?

kurt18947 Wrote: (05-05-2022, 04:24 PM) -- The cheapest router lift I know of is Router Raizer (http://www.routertechnologies.com/routerraizer.htm) It uses a 3/8 -16 lead screw so one turn of the cra...
Derek Cohen Woodworking Power Tools 15 699 05-12-2022, 04:10 AM
  0 Thread: Toolmaker
Post: RE: Toolmaker

My one and only Hamler plane, the 1882 Miller Patent Plough Plane ... http://www.inthewoodshop.com/ToolReviews/1882MillerPatentPloughPlane_html_m1daa1689.jpg Some details ... http://www.inthe...
Derek Cohen Woodworking Hand Tools 14 606 05-06-2022, 08:15 AM
  0 Thread: Paul Sellers sharpening system, which diamond stones?
Post: RE: Paul Sellers sharpening system, which diamond ...

I am happy to be corrected, but the question pondered is why then recommend starting with 300 grit each time? Regards from Perth Derek
Derek Cohen Woodworking Hand Tools 67 1,915 05-03-2022, 06:48 PM
  0 Thread: Moxon Vise
Post: RE: Moxon Vise

Tapper Wrote: (04-25-2022, 08:43 PM) -- Derek, looking at your build on your web site I thought that's what you had done. I may have overlooked it but what is the thickness of the jaws (chops) on you...
Derek Cohen Woodworking Hand Tools 43 1,673 04-26-2022, 10:15 AM
  0 Thread: Moxon Vise
Post: RE: Moxon Vise

Doug, that is what I did: Morticed the nut into the back, and secured the screw with another nut at the rear. The enables the screw to be set to whatever extension one prefers. The bronze sleeves r...
Derek Cohen Woodworking Hand Tools 43 1,673 04-25-2022, 10:05 AM
  0 Thread: Paul Sellers sharpening system, which diamond stones?
Post: RE: Paul Sellers sharpening system, which diamond ...

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 their sharpening sequenc...
Derek Cohen Woodworking Hand Tools 67 1,915 04-24-2022, 08:05 PM
  0 Thread: Moxon Vise
Post: RE: Moxon Vise

Dimensions of my Moxon vise: The width of the vise is narrower than my previous one, but capable of 450mm (17 3/4") between the screws. Most cases I built are between 350 - 450mm deep. My previous ...
Derek Cohen Woodworking Hand Tools 43 1,673 04-20-2022, 01:34 AM
  0 Thread: saw making
Post: RE: saw making

I recall having seen a photo (posted by George) of lines of dovetail and tenon saws on a table at CW which he either made or supervised their making. All made to the same pattern, and they did resembl...
Derek Cohen Woodworking Hand Tools 146 7,460 04-19-2022, 07:45 AM
  0 Thread: Moxon Vise
Post: RE: Moxon Vise

Doug, with the exception of the brass knob, all the brass fittings were made by myself. Regards from Perth Derek
Derek Cohen Woodworking Hand Tools 43 1,673 04-18-2022, 06:55 PM
  0 Thread: Moxon Vise
Post: RE: Moxon Vise

Tapper Wrote: (04-17-2022, 11:15 AM) -- Derek, If you're out there, you mentioned that the "chop runs on bronze bearings." I see them in your photos. Did you buy them? Or maybe Tom, you made them?...
Derek Cohen Woodworking Hand Tools 43 1,673 04-17-2022, 10:48 PM
  0 Thread: Going off of Pedders post
Post: RE: Going off of Pedders post

CStan Wrote: (04-15-2022, 01:01 AM) -- I just use the backsaw that came with my "vintage" 1970s era Sears miter box.  It's sixteen inches long I think, I've never measured it come to think of it -- a...
Derek Cohen Woodworking Hand Tools 61 1,971 04-17-2022, 10:31 PM
  0 Thread: Going off of Pedders post
Post: RE: Going off of Pedders post

My choice of saw for dados and sliding dovetails is a Japanese Azebiki ... https://i.postimg.cc/DZvTMsLY/Apothecary-Chest-Part-Two-html-m5d351668.jpg This has a breasted plate for starting in th...
Derek Cohen Woodworking Hand Tools 61 1,971 04-14-2022, 10:05 AM
  0 Thread: Lie-Nielsen Toolworks
Post: RE: Lie-Nielsen Toolworks

CStan Wrote: (04-12-2022, 12:57 AM) -- Anybody else more apt to go to a museum or gallery than a tool show?  I hate clutter and I still have a few tools I don't use.  Don't need any new ones. I'd ...
Derek Cohen Woodworking Hand Tools 27 2,415 04-12-2022, 05:19 AM
  0 Thread: saw making
Post: RE: saw making

Quote: -- I have long ago bought in to the theory that "it's not ALWAYS WHAT you say but HOW you say it" that matters. That's where the written word fails miserably..like here on the forum..there's...
Derek Cohen Woodworking Hand Tools 146 7,460 04-09-2022, 08:14 PM
  0 Thread: What ever happened to…
Post: RE: What ever happened to…

AHill Wrote: (04-02-2022, 06:21 PM) -- He passed away far too young, but Walt Q is one guy I really miss.  Loved his weekly posts of the stuff he hauled in from auctions and estate sales.  He ran Bra...
Derek Cohen Woodworking Hand Tools 24 2,170 04-02-2022, 07:22 PM
  0 Thread: Saw Making continuation
Post: RE: Saw Making continuation

Actually Ron, I feel responsible for not mentioning you amongst the top sawmakers when I offered that opinion. I was thinking more about the past generation. You deserve to be numbered among the best....
Derek Cohen Woodworking Hand Tools 10 840 04-02-2022, 08:52 AM
  0 Thread: Stanley No. 60 chisel with black handle
Post: RE: Stanley No. 60 chisel with black handle

adamcherubini Wrote: (03-26-2022, 04:19 PM) -- Just so I understand. The chisels you bought had both square edges and parallel sides? Or one or the other? -- Adam, I am referring to chisels with su...
Derek Cohen Woodworking Hand Tools 11 723 03-26-2022, 10:21 PM

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