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  0 Thread: Naniwa Chocera Pro Stones
Post: RE: Naniwa Chocera Pro Stones

I've heard great things about both stones.  The only complaint I've heard about Naniwa is many have said they often develop cracks. Just something I've hard in Sharpening forums and yt channels.
Ricky Woodworking Hand Tools 6 271 02-19-2024, 12:51 PM
  0 Thread: The Depths to which Pop Woodworking has Sunk
Post: RE: The Depths to which Pop Woodworking has Sunk

I was tempted on buying a number 5 bedrock Wood River jackplane before christmas. They were on sale for 169 bucks. Back up to about 240 now.  The only brand new premium plane I've ever bought was a ...
Ricky Woodworking Hand Tools 32 1,846 02-10-2024, 06:08 PM
  0 Thread: Cute router plane from Aliexpress
Post: RE: Cute router plane from Aliexpress

FrankAtl Wrote: (02-08-2024, 08:43 AM) -- I guess I'm paranoid too and I try my best not to send money to China. Difficult to do these days but I try! -- I wouldn't give them my debit card info, bu...
Ricky Woodworking Hand Tools 11 775 02-08-2024, 03:15 PM
  0 Thread: Cute router plane from Aliexpress
Post: RE: Cute router plane from Aliexpress

rwe2156 Wrote: (02-08-2024, 11:04 AM) -- Locking mechanism? I've bought a couple things from AliExpress, but never thought about that/ -- Yep, locking lever in the back.  https://live.st...
Ricky Woodworking Hand Tools 11 775 02-08-2024, 02:50 PM
  0 Thread: Cute router plane from Aliexpress
Post: RE: Cute router plane from Aliexpress

Just arrived.  Nice tool for $14.91.  https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/53515782366_0414fcebe6.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2px1nCS)4 (https://flic.kr/p/2px1nCS)
Ricky Woodworking Hand Tools 11 775 02-07-2024, 08:27 PM
  0 Thread: Cute router plane from Aliexpress
Post: RE: Cute router plane from Aliexpress

Bencuri Wrote: (01-13-2024, 02:22 AM) -- It is still available at a bit higher price, but not that bad at all even for that money: https://www.aliexpress.com/item/1005005854673387.html You can find ...
Ricky Woodworking Hand Tools 11 775 01-28-2024, 01:12 PM
  0 Thread: Waterstone grit Norton vs Shapton ceramic
Post: RE: Waterstone grit Norton vs Shapton ceramic

AHill Wrote: (12-29-2023, 11:18 AM) --   Nortons were a great improvement, and Shaptons a notch above that.  I currently use Sigma Power Select, which seem to have a sweet spot of being aggressive en...
Ricky Woodworking Hand Tools 11 638 12-29-2023, 01:30 PM
  0 Thread: Waterstone grit Norton vs Shapton ceramic
Post: RE: Waterstone grit Norton vs Shapton ceramic

Thanks for the replies gentlemen.  I was doing it over the sink, with frequent flattenings and washing the stones with running water often. It might have been a fluke, got a couple more chisels to f...
Ricky Woodworking Hand Tools 11 638 12-28-2023, 12:52 PM
  0 Thread: Waterstone grit Norton vs Shapton ceramic
Post: Waterstone grit Norton vs Shapton ceramic

I got a 20 year old Norton combo waterstone.  4k/8K.. I bought a shapton pro kuromaku 12K a year ago.  Was prepping the back of a new Japanese chisel I bought and working up through the grits. At 8K...
Ricky Woodworking Hand Tools 11 638 12-26-2023, 01:12 PM
  0 Thread: Have You Ever Rounded Over an Edge Stropping?
Post: RE: Have You Ever Rounded Over an Edge Stropping?

I've had success using Paul Sellers method of stropping. X-fine diamond stone to strop.  That is on woodworking plane blades and chisels. On kitchen knives my results were not so consistent. I did te...
Ricky Woodworking Hand Tools 38 5,698 06-01-2023, 04:44 PM
  0 Thread: Now that's a bench
Post: RE: Now that's a bench

stav Wrote: (05-16-2023, 07:07 PM) -- No longer up.  Did you bring it home? -- Nope.  If it was nearby I would have been tempted.
Ricky Woodworking Hand Tools 3 875 05-17-2023, 04:53 AM
  0 Thread: Now that's a bench
Post: Now that's a bench

Listed on Craigslist.  Over 9 feet long and quite a slab. Very similar to the famous "Dominy family" workbench. Mega bench (https://syracuse.craigslist.org/atq/d/syracuse-19th-century-woodworking/...
Ricky Woodworking Hand Tools 3 875 05-16-2023, 01:02 PM
  0 Thread: Paul Sellers sharpening system, which diamond stones?
Post: RE: Paul Sellers sharpening system, which diamond ...

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 151 23,050 07-10-2022, 12:09 PM
  0 Thread: Paul Sellers sharpening system, which diamond stones?
Post: RE: Paul Sellers sharpening system, which diamond ...

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 151 23,050 07-10-2022, 11:24 AM
  0 Thread: Paul Sellers sharpening system, which diamond stones?
Post: RE: Paul Sellers sharpening system, which diamond ...

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 151 23,050 07-10-2022, 07:40 AM
  0 Thread: Paul Sellers sharpening system, which diamond stones?
Post: RE: Paul Sellers sharpening system, which diamond ...

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 151 23,050 07-09-2022, 02:51 PM
  0 Thread: Paul Sellers sharpening system, which diamond stones?
Post: RE: Paul Sellers sharpening system, which diamond ...

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 151 23,050 07-09-2022, 08:40 AM
  0 Thread: Paul Sellers sharpening system, which diamond stones?
Post: RE: Paul Sellers sharpening system, which diamond ...

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 151 23,050 07-09-2022, 08:34 AM
  0 Thread: Paul Sellers sharpening system, which diamond stones?
Post: RE: Paul Sellers sharpening system, which diamond ...

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 151 23,050 07-08-2022, 08:31 PM
  0 Thread: Paul Sellers sharpening system, which diamond stones?
Post: RE: Paul Sellers sharpening system, which diamond ...

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 151 23,050 06-27-2022, 08:56 PM

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