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  0 Thread: Sweet hand tool cabinet
Post: RE: Sweet hand tool cabinet

Agree, pretty nice looking, though it may be a tough sell.
barryvabeach Woodworking Hand Tools 3 314 02-25-2024, 09:06 AM
  0 Thread: Where I left off last fall
Post: RE: Where I left off last fall

Looks  nice to me,  glad it isn't the color yellow that it looks.
barryvabeach Woodworking 2 323 02-25-2024, 09:03 AM
  0 Thread: Cutting tenons quickly and safely
Post: RE: Cutting tenons quickly and safely

Mike,  if you have a mortising machine, use that for the mortise,  I don't so I use a chisel.  If  the tenons will all be the same width, it will take about 10 minutes to make an accurately sized shim...
barryvabeach Woodworking 16 812 02-13-2024, 08:08 PM
  0 Thread: My Dutch Tool Chest
Post: RE: My Dutch Tool Chest

Nice work,  I really enjoy working with poplar.
barryvabeach Woodworking Hand Tools 9 821 01-31-2024, 07:45 PM
  0 Thread: Way to cut bead profile manually on cabinet face frame
Post: RE: Way to cut bead profile manually on cabinet fa...

A scratch stock will work pretty well since you will be going with the grain most of the time, but it will help to use a chisel when you get to the corners.  If you are going to be a lot of doors, let...
barryvabeach Woodworking 21 1,210 01-09-2024, 07:11 PM
  0 Thread: Camelback drill press restored
Post: RE: Camelback drill press restored

Good on you for sticking with it, sorry to hear so many not good experiences with machinists.
barryvabeach Woodworking Power Tools 4 363 12-30-2023, 02:15 PM
  0 Thread: Waterstone grit Norton vs Shapton ceramic
Post: RE: Waterstone grit Norton vs Shapton ceramic

Ricky, just wanted to point that years ago someone noted that as he went to finer and finer stones, the back of the chisel approached a mirror surface, then as he went finer still, the back started ge...
barryvabeach Woodworking Hand Tools 11 645 12-29-2023, 01:38 PM
  0 Thread: Threaded inserts in Ash
Post: RE: Threaded inserts in Ash

I can't find it right now, but someone did an experiment comparing threaded inserts to just drilling an undersize hole and  and screwing directly into the wood, and found that screwing directly into t...
barryvabeach Woodworking 3 777 12-04-2023, 07:49 PM
  0 Thread: My Anarchist Workbench
Post: RE: My Anarchist Workbench

Bryan, nice work.  Are you going to use holdfasts?  I thought about an even distribution of holes, then decided to just drill them one at a time where they looked like they would help a particular pro...
barryvabeach Woodworking Hand Tools 24 2,913 10-23-2023, 07:16 PM
  0 Thread: End vise ???
Post: RE: End vise ???

I agree that vises are a personal preference.  I build my bench many years ago, made a wagon vise with a large metal screw and a nut.   I used it for the first years, but it has been many years since ...
barryvabeach Woodworking Hand Tools 17 2,105 10-16-2023, 07:06 PM
  0 Thread: A Sliding Pegboard Wall
Post: RE: A Sliding Pegboard Wall

Paul,  nice use of space.
barryvabeach Woodworking 6 1,018 10-15-2023, 07:34 AM
  0 Thread: Shop Interlocking Floor Mat Suggestions?
Post: RE: Shop Interlocking Floor Mat Suggestions?

John, if you have a small area where you stand a lot,  a chef or kitchen mat is a good option,  not cheap,  but more cushion than the interlocking pads. I went with a cheap, but thick, oriental rug i...
barryvabeach Woodworking 11 1,197 09-25-2023, 06:56 PM
  0 Thread: Farm House Table Build
Post: RE: Farm House Table Build

Nice work,  great lines and a rustic look.
barryvabeach Woodworking 4 923 09-25-2023, 06:54 PM
  0 Thread: Starting over... small hybrid shop must haves?
Post: RE: Starting over... small hybrid shop must haves?

I won't argue your list, but if you are making case pieces ( not just chairs ) you will definitely want something to let you cut glued up panels to length and width,  a TS will do that , plus help cut...
barryvabeach Woodworking 4 736 09-22-2023, 10:04 PM
  0 Thread: Swapping Out Kitchen Drawer Cabinets
Post: RE: Swapping Out Kitchen Drawer Cabinets

No ,  it would definitely not be easier to make new drawers.  I am just starting a similar makeover, though I am making new drawer fronts and door fronts, I am using the drawer boxes, they are in fine...
barryvabeach Woodworking 11 1,372 09-20-2023, 07:48 PM
  0 Thread: Need alignment pins for table leaves - vintage 1950 - 60s.
Post: RE: Need alignment pins for table leaves - vintag...

museumguy Wrote: (08-22-2023, 07:24 PM) -- Hope it works. Keep us posted please. -- Oh so close.  The new pins came in, they are .187 ,  the existing are .180.  The new female socket is .200 and th...
barryvabeach Woodworking 11 1,450 08-29-2023, 07:08 PM
  0 Thread: Sawstop question
Post: RE: Sawstop question

I have had the SS PCS since it came out for the field test ( 2009 ) have never unplugged it  ( except when working on it, ) and normally leave the power switch live  , never had a problem so far.  Lik...
barryvabeach Woodworking Power Tools 29 3,261 08-27-2023, 07:39 PM
  0 Thread: Wixey WR 700 Table Saw Digital Readout
Post: RE: Wixey WR 700 Table Saw Digital Readout

JDuke Wrote: (08-27-2023, 04:34 AM) -- I just put one on my Sawstop and did modification to the brackets to  get it mounted just a mm in front of the fence tube. -- JDuke,  I just put a Wixey on my...
barryvabeach Woodworking 6 856 08-27-2023, 07:59 AM
  0 Thread: Need alignment pins for table leaves - vintage 1950 - 60s.
Post: RE: Need alignment pins for table leaves - vintag...

museumguy Wrote: (08-20-2023, 12:31 PM) -- Something like this? I couldn't find the actual diameter of the pin, just the OD for everything. Amazon.com: Bonoda Brass Table Pins w/Sockets 20 Sets : ...
barryvabeach Woodworking 11 1,450 08-21-2023, 08:22 AM
  0 Thread: Need alignment pins for table leaves - vintage 1950 - 60s.
Post: RE: Need alignment pins for table leaves - vintag...

kurt18947 Wrote: (08-19-2023, 07:28 PM) -- What's the female portion of the joint look like? Metal socket or wood? Would it be easier to remove the metal portion of the pin that's there and replace i...
barryvabeach Woodworking 11 1,450 08-20-2023, 08:22 AM

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