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  0 Thread: flattening chisels backs
Post: RE: flattening chisels backs

If my chisel backs were that flat, I could.... Probably still be just a hack! ;)
MauleSkinner Woodworking Hand Tools 7 785 03-20-2021, 09:30 PM
  0 Thread: Sjobergs 2500 vice placement question
Post: RE: Sjobergs 2500 vice placement question

I haven’t seen the bench/vise in person, but I’d assume that if you determined the vise placement to be bad, it would still be moveable.
MauleSkinner Woodworking Hand Tools 5 421 03-19-2021, 02:40 PM
  0 Thread: spurtle design?
Post: RE: spurtle design?

It’s actually an acronym... Spanking, Paddling, Universal ReTraining and Leadership Equipment.
MauleSkinner Woodworking 12 985 03-18-2021, 09:28 PM
  0 Thread: Solid wood furniture
Post: RE: Solid wood furniture

“SteveS” Wrote:$520 for a cheap made in china desk. pass. I could make one for twice that much in my garage! ;)
MauleSkinner Woodworking 26 1,236 03-11-2021, 11:26 PM
  0 Thread: When you are bored
Post: RE: When you are bored

Bob10, You could probably get somebody to take those beehive frames off your hands for 50 cents apiece. ;) Great idea on the tray, MT!
MauleSkinner Woodworking 13 1,457 03-04-2021, 12:54 AM
  0 Thread: Bow saw question
Post: RE: Bow saw question

I use mason line for both the 12” as well as the larger ones. I started off with 80-lb test braided fishing line on the 12” ones, which also works well. I think it’s a little too small diameter for th...
MauleSkinner Woodworking Hand Tools 5 614 03-01-2021, 06:21 PM
  0 Thread: Tool for sawing wooden rods easily?
Post: RE: Tool for sawing wooden rods easily?

My first question would be, how are you securing the piece that you’re cutting? A bench hook on a sturdy table might be sufficient, maybe also clamping it and the workpiece down. A small miter box a...
MauleSkinner Woodworking Hand Tools 22 1,508 02-17-2021, 02:33 PM
  0 Thread: Need help fixing a pepper mill
Post: RE: Need help fixing a pepper mill

Well, here’s what I ended up doing...I found somebody who used a brass rod, but I had some thick (3/16”j bamboo skewers around, so I used that.
MauleSkinner Woodturning 2 264 02-05-2021, 03:06 PM
  0 Thread: Need help fixing a pepper mill
Post: Need help fixing a pepper mill

I made a salt and pepper mill set for my mom, and I need to warrantee them. The mechanism slips against the top part. You can kind of see in the photo that the plastic insert is ribbed, but it’s just ...
MauleSkinner Woodturning 2 264 02-04-2021, 09:16 PM
  0 Thread: Swap and sell
Post: RE: Swap and sell

I had the same issue with the Woodworking forum...resolved it by “clear history and website data” in settings for my browser.
MauleSkinner Software Update Complete 4 487 01-31-2021, 10:20 PM
  0 Thread: Furnace Question
Post: RE: Furnace Question

“JosephP” Wrote:I think it comes down to how that math works out and how often you want to be without heat. I'd say you gotta be thinking replacement with a unit that old...but does that happen now o...
MauleSkinner Home Improvement 21 1,272 01-28-2021, 01:21 PM
  0 Thread: Disston Saw, Tool and File Manual
Post: RE: Disston Saw, Tool and File Manual

“Admiral” Wrote:Well, for one, I certainly have a dress code in my shop requiring a dress shirt and tie! I see a serious safety issue...if that tie gets caught in that hand saw, it could drag him down...
MauleSkinner Woodworking Hand Tools 7 669 01-25-2021, 08:31 PM
  0 Thread: Wooden trailer??
Post: RE: Wooden trailer??

Another thought that would obviously be affected by what’s legal, but what about an axle that you put the canoe on, and a hitch assembly that you attach to the end of the canoe, and the canoe itself i...
MauleSkinner Woodworking 12 3,222 01-25-2021, 08:05 AM
  0 Thread: Make a spoon in twenty minutes
Post: RE: Make a spoon in twenty minutes

I was also intrigued by the stubby chisel-bladed knife he used...that looks like something worth trying. He had a few tools with a wrapping in place of a ferrule...any ideas as to the materials/techn...
MauleSkinner Woodworking Hand Tools 10 1,116 01-17-2021, 08:13 PM
  0 Thread: Air Compressor Exploded
Post: RE: Air Compressor Exploded

So is there a reliable way to determine that a compressor tank is reasonably safe? (Specifically one manufactured as an air tank, not my grandpa’s homemade one below.) Back when I was a kid on the fa...
MauleSkinner Woodworking Power Tools 23 2,274 01-16-2021, 08:50 PM
  0 Thread: What kind of knife is this?
Post: RE: What kind of knife is this?

EDC for the gourmet prepper....what’s in YOUR bug-out bag? ;)
MauleSkinner Woodworking Hand Tools 10 1,477 01-05-2021, 10:29 AM
  0 Thread: Wooden Basket Bottoms for Crochet
Post: RE: Wooden Basket Bottoms for Crochet

Cool! Looks like something my daughter might like. What size holes did you drill?
MauleSkinner Woodworking 2 267 01-04-2021, 05:37 PM
  0 Thread: What kind of knife is this?
Post: RE: What kind of knife is this?

There are two kit options on the page I linked...a non-folding carving knife (in AHill’s post) and the folding knife. The folding knife is definitely not a carving knife. ;) I realize that a folding ...
MauleSkinner Woodworking Hand Tools 10 1,477 01-04-2021, 05:30 PM
  0 Thread: What kind of knife is this?
Post: RE: What kind of knife is this?

Camp kitchen it is! :D
MauleSkinner Woodworking Hand Tools 10 1,477 01-03-2021, 05:36 PM
  0 Thread: What kind of knife is this?
Post: What kind of knife is this?

I decided I wanted to make some friction folder knives, and this kit was discounted for Cyber Monday or something, so I bought it. It’s simply referred to as a “Japanese” knife kit. https://www.leeval...
MauleSkinner Woodworking Hand Tools 10 1,477 01-02-2021, 06:49 PM

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