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  0 Thread: Japanese Chisel Expectations vs Reality
Post: RE: Japanese Chisel Expectations vs Reality

I stand corrected. Forget anything I suggest. Have a good time with this post, you trolls.
hbmcc Woodworking Hand Tools 29 4,604 07-04-2021, 11:20 AM
  0 Thread: Japanese Chisel Expectations vs Reality
Post: RE: Japanese Chisel Expectations vs Reality

Eliot- Since you blew a ton of money for some suspect Japanese chisels, you may be poor but still want to wale away on some wood. Here's something really cheap, brought up on another  forum.... ...
hbmcc Woodworking Hand Tools 29 4,604 07-03-2021, 02:52 PM
  0 Thread: Japanese Chisel Expectations vs Reality
Post: RE: Japanese Chisel Expectations vs Reality

Burn and recover... Japanese tools are a niche market and one you never walk into unless you know more than the guy selling you the smoke. Ask me how I know. Lick your shame and move on.  Second...
hbmcc Woodworking Hand Tools 29 4,604 06-29-2021, 11:37 AM
  0 Thread: Local marketplace ,interesting (pics)
Post: RE: Local marketplace ,interesting (pics)

Oooohh, can I have the one with the purty picture? Says something for "art" when it is with tools.
hbmcc Woodworking Hand Tools 7 1,622 06-23-2021, 09:20 AM
  0 Thread: Does knife sharpening wear stones faster?
Post: RE: Does knife sharpening wear stones faster?

It's pretty easy to gouge a softer water stone since much of the motion is nearly parallel to the blade edge. Know nothing of Shapton's.
hbmcc Woodworking Hand Tools 7 1,362 06-23-2021, 09:15 AM
  0 Thread: The Old Stanley Bailey # 7 got a workout
Post: RE: The Old Stanley Bailey # 7 got a workout

Belle City Woodworking Wrote: (06-23-2021, 07:20 AM) -- I will be glad to get this built, it is wearing me out!  I should have built this when I was younger :) -- I hear you! I have some thoughts t...
hbmcc Woodworking Hand Tools 5 1,240 06-23-2021, 09:00 AM
  0 Thread: Local marketplace ,interesting (pics)
Post: RE: Local marketplace ,interesting (pics)

Tony Z Wrote: (06-21-2021, 04:28 AM) -- That’s also about an hour to 1-1/2 hours from me!  Really don’t see a lot that I don’t already have!  This might also be an hour or two from Bandit! -- Bandi...
hbmcc Woodworking Hand Tools 7 1,622 06-22-2021, 09:19 AM
  0 Thread: wet Olive wood
Post: RE: wet Olive wood

That is beautiful wood ... but not so sure I would trust it in the long-term. I am full of details, now that I am finishing wood decking projects. It's fun to come up with fixes and tweaks that tur...
hbmcc Woodworking Hand Tools 5 1,035 06-22-2021, 09:09 AM
  0 Thread: Utility knife blades
Post: RE: Utility knife blades

The carpenters I worked with used the same Red Devil type box cutter I had for HS grocery store boxboy work. It was efficient, less cumbersome than a folding pocket knife; and worked with wood for a s...
hbmcc Woodworking Hand Tools 15 2,214 06-15-2021, 10:19 AM
  0 Thread: Japanese Chisel Question
Post: RE: Japanese Chisel Question

Wilbur Pan Wrote: (06-10-2021, 06:36 AM) -- SNIP>>> The only dexterity you need is the ability to accurately hit something with the pointy end of a tack hammer. -- Well, that puts me out of the gam...
hbmcc Woodworking Hand Tools 10 2,156 06-11-2021, 02:01 PM
  0 Thread: Toothpaste...
Post: RE: Toothpaste...

Timberwolf Wrote: (06-09-2021, 03:01 PM) -- ...................... Right...I used to use Brylcreem when I was a chick magnet... but that ***** has sailed......... :( :rolleyes:  :laugh: BTW...Do...
hbmcc Woodworking Hand Tools 21 3,051 06-10-2021, 05:08 PM
  0 Thread: Toothpaste...
Post: RE: Toothpaste...

AHill Wrote: (06-09-2021, 03:51 PM) -- Toothpaste also makes a great polishing agent for hardware, saw plates, drains on sinks, faucets, brass, etc.  Cheaper than a lot of other products out there. -...
hbmcc Woodworking Hand Tools 21 3,051 06-10-2021, 05:02 PM
  0 Thread: Block plane id
Post: RE: Block plane id

I'd say it is a Festool No. 561 086, but not a block plane. To find, just kick random timbers. It will fall to the floor and crack.
hbmcc Woodworking Hand Tools 7 1,206 06-10-2021, 04:42 PM
  0 Thread: Just using up some scraps
Post: RE: Just using up some scraps

Man!! How do you manage hand sawing?  I had ambitions to do the same hand work but my new shoulder is giving me fits. A whole bunch weaker and a real chore to get over the pain hump when planing an...
hbmcc Woodworking Hand Tools 15 1,849 06-10-2021, 03:35 PM
  0 Thread: I 'm confused...
Post: RE: I 'm confused...

Good to know you found a solution, Elijah. I think you discovered that 300 and 600 grit diamonds are too aggressive once a blade is set for bevel and routine sharpening.  Diamonds are pretty harsh ...
hbmcc Woodworking Hand Tools 13 3,403 06-08-2021, 10:27 AM
  0 Thread: Ruler trick - any reason not to use it?
Post: RE: Ruler trick - any reason not to use it?

Timberwolf Wrote: (06-03-2021, 10:04 AM) -- ...................... I can't remember ever having a problem just holding the iron flat against a flat stone...never needed a ruler...to me it is solving...
hbmcc Woodworking Hand Tools 25 4,729 06-03-2021, 04:17 PM
  0 Thread: 5 1/2 hand plane
Post: RE: 5 1/2 hand plane

Bill_Houghton Wrote: (05-31-2021, 08:53 AM) -- Peugeot would be fine; just don't get one made by Renault, because it will break down all the time. -- Politics and industry don't mix. Remember R-10?...
hbmcc Woodworking Hand Tools 11 2,450 05-31-2021, 02:57 PM
  0 Thread: I am waterstone curious
Post: RE: I am waterstone curious

I have used many stones over the years for various steels; and the grinder wheels helped or ruined the process. King Stones were my first water stones. I think they are typical introduction to water s...
hbmcc Woodworking Hand Tools 22 3,651 05-31-2021, 01:23 PM
  0 Thread: replacing Toilet wax ring
Post: RE: replacing Toilet wax ring

Those things are always the unsung heroes of home maintenance. The only time there is a problem is when it is below the ring.
hbmcc Home Improvement 3 644 05-30-2021, 10:28 AM
  0 Thread: Just another table build
Post: RE: Just another table build

That looks really nice, Steve.  Are you sure it will survive the hard life planned for it? Anything I put outdoors must live through 12 months of rain, humidity, drought, and gallons of Clorox to stri...
hbmcc Woodworking Hand Tools 11 1,605 05-30-2021, 10:19 AM

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