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  0 Thread: Honing Guide
Post: RE: Honing Guide

adamcherubini Wrote: (04-17-2023, 07:44 PM) -- I know you didn't ask, but there are many benefits to ditching the honing guides. Honing guides make more sense for slow cutting media. They make mo...
John Walkowiak Woodworking Hand Tools 22 4,218 04-22-2023, 06:30 PM
  0 Thread: saw making
Post: RE: saw making

enjuneer Wrote: (03-30-2022, 06:07 PM) -- "I don't remember where I got the photo, but this is one that Wayne Anderson posted a few years ago. It has a tubular round spine made of brass. The stamp sa...
John Walkowiak Woodworking Hand Tools 146 34,872 03-31-2022, 11:18 AM
  0 Thread: Rehandling chisels
Post: RE: Rehandling chisels

only 3 injuries Wrote: (04-19-2021, 12:34 PM) -- I was able to obtain some vintage buck brothers paring chisels, the steel is great but I hate the handles. To rehandle them, is there a clean way t...
John Walkowiak Woodworking Hand Tools 2 1,804 04-19-2021, 11:08 PM
  0 Thread: Another mystery hand plane
Post: RE: Another mystery hand plane

Bob Gnann Wrote: (02-24-2021, 07:52 PM) -- Just got this today and can't identify.  The makers mark is "A.B."  The body is beech, two irons with wood wedges.  I'll call it a profile cutting plane. I...
John Walkowiak Woodworking Hand Tools 3 1,787 02-24-2021, 10:43 PM
  0 Thread: buying fixer-upper tools on eBay
Post: RE: buying fixer-upper tools on eBay

mr_skittle Wrote: (12-07-2020, 10:20 PM) -- I live in Mpls, and can tell you it's like winning the lottery to find good hand tools below retail prices on Craig's List or in antique shops here. Certai...
John Walkowiak Woodworking Hand Tools 18 6,893 12-07-2020, 11:59 PM
  0 Thread: Where to buy a round?
Post: RE: Where to buy a round?

Aram Wrote: (11-09-2020, 07:55 PM) -- I'm looking for a round plane with a radius about 3/8". Aside from eBay or lucking out on the Swap and Sell section here, where is a good place to look? Want use...
John Walkowiak Woodworking Hand Tools 16 5,530 11-11-2020, 11:26 AM
  0 Thread: SOLD: Record 52-1/2 ED Bench Vise NEW IN BOX
Post: RE: WANT TO TRADE: Record 52-1/2 ED Bench Vise NEW...

Ops, sorry. Never mind! Not enough coffee before responding!!
John Walkowiak Tool Swap N' Sell 14 5,297 10-22-2020, 11:10 AM
  0 Thread: SOLD: Record 52-1/2 ED Bench Vise NEW IN BOX
Post: RE: WANT TO TRADE: Record 52-1/2 ED Bench Vise NEW...

Philip1231 Wrote: (10-21-2020, 02:29 PM) -- If you don't find a trade:  A friend of mine, Mike Siemsen, has a WW school and has used this vise on the benches his students have made. He has several of...
John Walkowiak Tool Swap N' Sell 14 5,297 10-22-2020, 08:50 AM
  0 Thread: WTB Lie-Nielsen Miter box saw
Post: RE: WTB Lie-Nielsen Miter box saw

Archengine Wrote: (10-07-2020, 07:09 AM) -- Just tuned up a Miter Box and am looking for a Lie-Nielsen saw to go with it.  Anybody buy one they are no longer using?   Thanks Rob Kirkman -- ...
John Walkowiak Tool Swap N' Sell 9 3,331 10-17-2020, 03:37 PM
  0 Thread: Saw Handle Finish
Post: RE: Saw Handle Finish

Pedder Wrote: (09-18-2020, 12:53 AM) -- A reminder that when Frank Klaus was still working at woodworking and he started to do articles and videos for FWW some 25 years ago he used a 12" Disston #68 ...
John Walkowiak Woodworking Hand Tools 46 17,145 09-18-2020, 08:01 AM
  0 Thread: Saw Handle Finish
Post: RE: Saw Handle Finish

If you want to get the most "pop" you will first have to use a dye before the finish. Orange shellac will darken more than just an oil finish. Anything more than that will need a dye.
John Walkowiak Woodworking Hand Tools 46 17,145 09-11-2020, 09:59 PM
  0 Thread: Saw Handle Finish
Post: RE: Saw Handle Finish

Minwax Antique Oil is also a great rub on/in finish. Available just about anywhere paint and stains are sold. I have never had it dry up in the can. Apply with your fingers, a synthetic pad, or such....
John Walkowiak Woodworking Hand Tools 46 17,145 09-10-2020, 09:22 AM
  0 Thread: Diamond stone suggestions
Post: RE: Diamond stone suggestions

adamcherubini Wrote: (01-18-2019, 04:02 PM) -- Adam, I have used the EEF for about 5 or 6 years. It's as good as their other "stones", which are fantastic. I bought it after I read that Mary May ...
John Walkowiak Woodworking Hand Tools 28 13,566 01-19-2019, 10:06 AM
  0 Thread: LN - Starrett - Whiteside - Disston - Veritas - Jessum - Hamilton - Micro Fence
Post: RE: LN - Starrett - Whiteside - Disston - Veritas ...

I would like to buy #10, the Jessum Rockler miter gauge. PM sent. Thanks, John
John Walkowiak Tool Swap N' Sell 23 11,836 12-27-2018, 09:44 AM
  0 Thread: It's been awhile, I've returned to the fold
Post: RE: It's been awhile, I've returned to the fold

toolemera Wrote: (08-26-2018, 10:06 PM) -- Gary, It's great to see you back again! John Greetings all! It has been at least a year or two that I've been offline, or at Facebook, or having s...
John Walkowiak Woodworking Hand Tools 17 9,799 08-26-2018, 10:43 PM
  0 Thread: Pleading supidity
Post: RE: Pleading supidity

The Bailey plane frogs/beds have less surface area to contact with then the Bedrock planes. As said above the Bedrocks have a fully machined ramp which to rest on the bed of the plane. Also, Bedrocks ...
John Walkowiak Woodworking Hand Tools 10 6,818 08-04-2018, 08:34 AM
  0 Thread: What is going on
Post: RE: What is going on

A friend alerted me to this site: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1410047249324398/   The amount of traffic is amazing! For whatever reason, it looks like the people posting there would have been post...
John Walkowiak Woodworking Hand Tools 53 29,464 06-23-2018, 05:59 PM
  0 Thread: Wider Blades for Turning Saw?
Post: RE: Wider Blades for Turning Saw?

Bibliophile 13 Wrote: (01-17-2018, 05:36 PM) -- Your issue with kinking makes me wonder if turning it around to cut on the pull stroke would work for you. It may take a short while to get used to but...
John Walkowiak Woodworking Hand Tools 7 4,956 01-18-2018, 06:39 PM
  0 Thread: I need help with a screw
Post: RE: I need help with a screw

DaveParkis Wrote: (12-24-2017, 11:37 AM) -- You will notice that your screw has coarse wood screw threads. A modern fillister or cheese head screw has machine threads, much finer. If you can find a 1...
John Walkowiak Woodworking Hand Tools 7 4,839 12-24-2017, 11:09 PM
  0 Thread: Mushroomed Plane Blades
Post: RE: Mushroomed Plane Blades

Mike Brady Wrote: (12-14-2017, 02:43 PM) -- Done by the same guy who used the lever cap as a screw driver. :no: -- For some reason, using the lever cap to loosen the screw on the cap iron, or chip ...
John Walkowiak Woodworking Hand Tools 34 18,105 12-14-2017, 07:39 PM

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