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  0 Thread: I love this guys old school chisel repair
Post: RE: I love this guys old school chisel repair

Thanks Arlin!  That was very interesting to watch a skilled blacksmith at work.  And that anvil... man!
ChuckHill Woodworking Hand Tools 9 709 03-06-2024, 01:20 AM
  0 Thread: Cute router plane from Aliexpress
Post: RE: Cute router plane from Aliexpress

DaveLeard Wrote: (03-03-2024, 09:24 PM) -- You would have to select the little image of the full plane to get the price of the plane. I think most people make that mistake at 1st glance. -- That mi...
ChuckHill Woodworking Hand Tools 24 2,594 03-03-2024, 09:27 PM
  0 Thread: Waterstone grit Norton vs Shapton ceramic
Post: RE: Waterstone grit Norton vs Shapton ceramic

LV’s SharpenNet (https://www.leevalley.com/en-ca/discover/sharpen-net) has a comparative grit chart by makers, and other information that may be of interest to you
ChuckHill Woodworking Hand Tools 11 948 12-30-2023, 09:23 AM
  0 Thread: Using a dovetail saw
Post: RE: Using a dovetail saw

Yep, the index finger extension is key.
ChuckHill Woodworking Hand Tools 34 4,726 10-23-2023, 12:52 AM
  0 Thread: Using a dovetail saw
Post: RE: Using a dovetail saw

Arlin Eastman Wrote: (10-12-2023, 06:02 PM) -- I need to learn how to sharpen them instead of collecting a saws.  :laugh::laugh: -- It is probably easier than you think to sharpen a saw poorly, but...
ChuckHill Woodworking Hand Tools 34 4,726 10-13-2023, 12:51 AM
  0 Thread: Garage sale find - what is it?
Post: RE: Garage sale find - what is it?

iclark Wrote: (09-17-2023, 11:36 PM) -- It is called a "float." There are basically 2 types: file action only on edge or file action only on face. I heard about them from people who make wooden...
ChuckHill Woodworking Hand Tools 8 1,241 09-18-2023, 12:01 AM
  0 Thread: What is this plane used for?
Post: RE: What is this plane used for?

I was wondering how you would use it as well.  You could grab a tote in either hand, or have two people with one using their left and one their right hand.  I am guessing that the chair in the backgro...
ChuckHill Woodworking Hand Tools 9 1,735 08-20-2023, 06:18 PM
  0 Thread: What is this plane used for?
Post: RE: What is this plane used for?

It looks like two totes on the back, I've never seen anything like that.  It is also very large, so a tongue plane might be the answer.  I'd buy it if it is not too much.
ChuckHill Woodworking Hand Tools 9 1,735 08-20-2023, 01:41 PM
  0 Thread: Have You Ever Rounded Over an Edge Stropping?
Post: RE: Have You Ever Rounded Over an Edge Stropping?

barryvabeach Wrote: (05-31-2023, 06:46 PM) -- I have also switched over to using his method of testing using copy paper, and yes, some of my blades did not cleanly cut it until I went back and honed ...
ChuckHill Woodworking Hand Tools 38 6,979 05-31-2023, 11:27 PM
  0 Thread: Have You Ever Rounded Over an Edge Stropping?
Post: RE: Have You Ever Rounded Over an Edge Stropping?

barryvabeach Wrote: (05-30-2023, 06:36 PM) -- I found this experiment on stropping , https://youtu.be/-JGLygqjSfE  and have switched over to his method in the last few weeks, and it seems to work.   ...
ChuckHill Woodworking Hand Tools 38 6,979 05-30-2023, 11:41 PM
  0 Thread: Lumber Run
Post: RE: Lumber Run

A great looking piece, thanks for sharing!
ChuckHill Woodworking Hand Tools 21 3,726 05-27-2023, 02:13 AM
  0 Thread: Coarse Sharpening Stone
Post: RE: Coarse Sharpening Stone

MarkWells Wrote: (05-14-2023, 09:06 PM) -- I was looking at Atoma plates recently and I noticed that they are for sale on Amazon for ~$50, but they sell at sharpeningsupplies.com and leevalley.com fo...
ChuckHill Woodworking Hand Tools 10 1,736 05-14-2023, 11:29 PM
  0 Thread: Coarse Sharpening Stone
Post: RE: Coarse Sharpening Stone

For more sources see: https://www.aliexpress.com/w/wholesale-diamond-sharpening-plate.html?catId=0&initiative_id=SB_20230514103114&SearchText=diamond+sharpening+plate&spm=a2g0o.home.1000002.0 Ther...
ChuckHill Woodworking Hand Tools 10 1,736 05-14-2023, 01:36 PM
  0 Thread: Lumber Run
Post: RE: Lumber Run

SleepLessThan3 Wrote: (04-28-2023, 08:15 PM) -- where do I go about finding myself a hardwood dealer? -- First you have to move near Bandit.  He seems to live near abundant, inexpensive wood.
ChuckHill Woodworking Hand Tools 21 3,726 04-29-2023, 12:18 PM
  0 Thread: Honing Guide
Post: RE: Honing Guide

Atoma.  That part is solved.  :D  I sold my DMT and went all Atoma after the first Atoma that I tried.
ChuckHill Woodworking Hand Tools 22 3,653 04-21-2023, 12:01 PM
  0 Thread: Lapping Fluid
Post: RE: Lapping Fluid

I use water or Windex (so far) on my diamond stones.  This is, as Timerberwolf said, to wash away the swarf.  I start with the stones wet so the swarf stays nearby.
ChuckHill Woodworking Hand Tools 22 3,466 04-13-2023, 12:45 PM
  0 Thread: Lapping Fluid
Post: RE: Lapping Fluid

Other than the smell, what is the problem with ammonia?  I have not noticed any problems.
ChuckHill Woodworking Hand Tools 22 3,466 04-12-2023, 01:26 AM
  0 Thread: The planes arrived.
Post: RE: The planes arrived.

You should be fine going from 6K to 16K.  You will spend a bit more time on the 16K compared to using an intermediate 8K.  That is balanced by not having to pay for the 8K and store and flatten it.  I...
ChuckHill Woodworking Hand Tools 4 1,110 03-29-2023, 11:52 AM
  0 Thread: Veritas version of the Record 043
Post: RE: Veritas version of the Record 043

I've had problems with the fence on my Veritas plow slipping a bit.  Maybe they opted for something that is easier to apply more pressure with?
ChuckHill Woodworking Hand Tools 12 3,288 03-25-2023, 01:41 PM
  0 Thread: Help with hand planes
Post: RE: Help with hand planes

A couple of other thoughts.  You might want to hold off on the router plane, depending on how you cut your joints.  If you are using a router and table saw to just M&T and dado etc, it is probably of ...
ChuckHill Woodworking Hand Tools 38 5,051 03-17-2023, 12:39 PM

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