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  0 Thread: The Plane has landed
Post: RE: The Plane has landed

Wait! Pedder, aren't you the craftsman who makes gorgeous long planes? Or, are you the like the cobbler whose children have no shoes?  Bruce
hbmcc Woodworking Hand Tools 16 871 04-25-2024, 10:43 AM
  0 Thread: Workbench
Post: RE: Workbench

Bench surface: If you talk yellow pine you are probably eastern half of US. Local wood species is usually easiest and cheapest options. You are blessed with a variety of soft and hard wood.  SYP...
hbmcc Woodworking 34 2,000 04-22-2024, 12:27 PM
  0 Thread: A case to store a few chisels in?
Post: RE: A case to store a few chisels in?

bandit571 Wrote: (04-11-2024, 08:37 PM) -- Bad night, last night...legs were cramped up badly at 0400 in the morning.: Tonic & Gin for the "Night-cap"...might sleep through the night?  :winkgrin: ...
hbmcc Woodworking Hand Tools 29 1,715 04-14-2024, 12:23 PM
  0 Thread: Interesting counterpoint on Titebond (I) vs. Hide Glue
Post: RE: Interesting counterpoint on Titebond (I) vs. H...

wmickley Wrote: (04-01-2024, 09:18 AM) -- I often turn down restoration work if there is evidence of Titebond glue. It is difficult to get stuff apart without damage. -- Agreed. Wooden musical inst...
hbmcc Woodworking Hand Tools 16 1,590 04-08-2024, 12:01 PM
  0 Thread: Please critique my bed design
Post: RE: Please critique my bed design

With a mattress top at 27" you may be thrilled to have more projects, new bedside tables; or, stack a lot of books. Also, hopefully, you are plenty young, or the users are. Finally, tall masses like t...
hbmcc Woodworking 21 3,125 03-19-2024, 03:04 PM
  0 Thread: Where I left off last fall
Post: RE: Where I left off last fall

That is a very nice looking project. I have magnets everywhere in my garage that do the same thing: no flat surfaces anywhere. At 25 I might have been able to push and slide it but lift and carry...
hbmcc Woodworking 2 523 02-25-2024, 06:59 AM
  0 Thread: Naniwa Chocera Pro Stones
Post: RE: Naniwa Chocera Pro Stones

I have a cheapskates' view of stones exceeding $100 or having grit media thinner than I can see. Go ahead and laugh at me for using stones as bench ballast. Keep in mind the industry makes more profit...
hbmcc Woodworking Hand Tools 9 702 02-23-2024, 01:37 PM
  0 Thread: The Depths to which Pop Woodworking has Sunk
Post: RE: The Depths to which Pop Woodworking has Sunk

I thought Pop Wood was dead and long gone. They had a web front-page with a few free plans available for a while, and that was it.
hbmcc Woodworking Hand Tools 34 3,735 02-12-2024, 02:07 PM
  0 Thread: Work to do..
Post: RE: Work to do..

Holy crap, Bandit! Have you shown how you process trees  tree limbs into fine furniture?
hbmcc Woodworking Hand Tools 7 751 02-12-2024, 12:44 PM
  0 Thread: Project for my daughter
Post: RE: Project for my daughter

Really nice looking!
hbmcc Woodworking 13 935 02-12-2024, 12:28 PM
  0 Thread: TB ll ?
Post: RE: TB ll ?

At some point being a cheapskate (thrifty) is more work and injurious to production than a little investment.
hbmcc Woodworking 8 778 02-07-2024, 10:11 AM
  0 Thread: Removing Mildew Stains on Wood
Post: RE: Removing Mildew Stains on Wood

You can always use Google. A quickie: Chlorine bleach, Tilex, and a lot of wood treating related concoctions. Follow up with a non-BLO finish. Other than almost impossible to assure its provenance,...
hbmcc Woodworking 2 426 01-31-2024, 08:11 PM
  0 Thread: Cute router plane from Aliexpress
Post: RE: Cute router plane from Aliexpress

Admiral Wrote: (01-28-2024, 11:29 AM) -- Call me paranoid, but I'll pass on putting my credit card number in Alibaba systems - which are held in China.  Yeah, it may be ok, but I don't trust their se...
hbmcc Woodworking Hand Tools 24 2,521 01-28-2024, 02:01 PM
  0 Thread: Any Banggood hand tool buyers here?
Post: RE: Any Banggood hand tool buyers here?

museumguy Wrote: (01-18-2024, 08:15 PM) -- I have that exact T-type ruler and love it. I get rhe fact that you want imperial but with the metric markings, wouldn't they be close enough? Does anyone r...
hbmcc Woodworking Hand Tools 13 1,661 01-24-2024, 08:07 PM
  0 Thread: A Clock of my own design
Post: RE: A Clock of my own design

That's a remarkable design and beautiful rendition. Two points: I always wanted to build one of these, but it living on a couch under the cushions was definitely counter productive. Good to know y...
hbmcc Woodworking 16 1,594 01-19-2024, 12:36 PM
  0 Thread: Perefect handle screwdrivers ?
Post: RE: Perefect handle screwdrivers ?

Wow! I haven't seen Scott Grandstaff's site in a long time. What is included here (Tools) with "kitty/. . . ." is only a fraction of what I remember.
hbmcc Woodworking Hand Tools 16 1,333 01-05-2024, 02:33 PM
  0 Thread: Waterstone grit Norton vs Shapton ceramic
Post: RE: Waterstone grit Norton vs Shapton ceramic

Lee Valley sent me a pamphlet/advert for their sharpening media a couple years ago, "Sharpening By Hand". Pretty informative. Since the image posted by Tyler is only large enough to read while I am do...
hbmcc Woodworking Hand Tools 11 943 12-29-2023, 01:10 AM
  0 Thread: Waterstone grit Norton vs Shapton ceramic
Post: RE: Waterstone grit Norton vs Shapton ceramic

I have no Shaptons, but my stones have migrated to finer grits after "as new". The DMT's were disappointing for the same reason; they just kept going finer. Ceramics can be refreshed.
hbmcc Woodworking Hand Tools 11 943 12-27-2023, 09:17 AM
  0 Thread: 1st Project for 2024?
Post: RE: 1st Project for 2024?

A project for 2024? Are you sure you can wait that long?  Have a good New Year!
hbmcc Woodworking Hand Tools 17 1,295 12-27-2023, 09:04 AM
  0 Thread: A Project for November
Post: RE: A Project for November

Jeez Bandit, can you slow down so the rest of us don't die of exhaustion trying to follow you. :D This seems to be one of your more complicated/involved projects I have seen you do. Impressive!
hbmcc Woodworking Hand Tools 48 4,163 12-01-2023, 01:54 PM

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