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  0 Thread: Wood body planes
Post: RE: Wood body planes

Very few shop tasks is more satisfying than tuning up and using a wooden body plane. Just this past Monday, I needed to repair a small 120 year old sash window from my attic. The bottom had rotted f...
jstraw Woodworking Hand Tools 20 1,218 10-07-2021, 06:36 AM
  0 Thread: cherry closet wall
Post: RE: cherry closet wall

Beautiful work! Thanks for sharing.
jstraw Woodworking 15 998 09-19-2021, 10:43 AM
  0 Thread: I finally scored
Post: RE: I finally scored

Very nice score! I have the same level and trammel set. Those and the wide chisels are getting harder to find.
jstraw Woodworking Hand Tools 21 1,509 09-19-2021, 09:56 AM
  0 Thread: Good day at the estate sale
Post: Good day at the estate sale

Arrived early to get a good place in line at an estate sale at a really nice shop. Power equipment included Sawstop, Jet, and lots of Festool items. I was 4th in line and the first 3 were going for b...
jstraw Woodworking Hand Tools 1 408 09-19-2021, 09:45 AM
  0 Thread: hollow chisel bit not fitting well
Post: RE: hollow chisel bit not fitting well

I’ve had good luck with Fisch bits. They get good reviews. They’re made in Austria. I got mine from Tools For Working Wood, but they also can be found through Woodcraft and Amazon.
jstraw Woodworking Power Tools 21 1,655 09-02-2021, 06:03 PM
  0 Thread: Pantorouter vs Domino.
Post: RE: Pantorouter vs Domino.

On year update (almost exactly a year since I posted this question): I kicked the can down the road over the past year, until today.  Went to a local estate sale that included a fully stocked, really...
jstraw Woodworking Power Tools 45 9,925 08-28-2021, 08:39 PM
  0 Thread: Garage sale find
Post: RE: Garage sale find

That’s a steal for that plane. Can’t beat 20 cents a pound. Clean her up and give it a try.
jstraw Woodworking Hand Tools 10 2,491 03-13-2021, 06:48 AM
  0 Thread: Laguna 12-16
Post: RE: Laguna 12-16

That’s some great information. I like the looks and options of Laguna stuff, but have heard various complaints about customer service. Your insight as someone who has maintained them for years, is r...
jstraw Woodworking Power Tools 6 1,247 03-13-2021, 06:31 AM
  0 Thread: Solid wood furniture
Post: RE: Solid wood furniture

I was listening to a podcast of professional woodworkers. They were talking about how well their businesses are doing currently. They attributed it to the fact that so many people working from home ...
jstraw Woodworking 26 2,515 03-13-2021, 06:12 AM
  0 Thread: Daily Bench Shot
Post: RE: Daily Bench Shot

Real nice job on the table. Dad will enjoy it.
jstraw Woodworking 1,582 483,422 03-08-2021, 11:17 AM
  0 Thread: WTB: Porter Cable 1001 Router Base
Post: RE: WTB: Porter Cable 1001 Router Base

I have an older base. The measurement ring is metal. Knobs are smaller than the newer models. I’ll send it to you for the cost of shipping. https://www.ncwoodworker.net/forums/index.php?media/b2...
jstraw Tool Swap N' Sell 10 866 03-07-2021, 08:58 AM
  0 Thread: Cherry Dresser for Wife
Post: RE: Cherry Dresser for Wife

Very impressive dresser. Great job!
jstraw Woodworking 19 1,573 03-07-2021, 08:41 AM
  0 Thread: Shop habit ---Do you boldly mark your pieces?
Post: RE: Shop habit ---Do you boldly mark your pieces?

The older I get, the more boldly I need to mark.
jstraw Woodworking 18 1,783 03-07-2021, 08:39 AM
  0 Thread: WTB: Porter Cable 1001 Router Base
Post: RE: WTB: Porter Cable 1001 Router Base

Do you need one with the plastic plate intact? I have a spare base, but need to hunt for the base plate.
jstraw Tool Swap N' Sell 10 866 03-06-2021, 04:14 PM
  0 Thread: First look - New Oliver portable planer
Post: RE: First look - New Oliver portable planer

This is replacing my 22-580. I’m going to keep the Delta long enough to use up a couple of my spare blades on rough boards, before finish planing on the Oliver. Then, the old one will be sold.
jstraw Woodworking Power Tools 8 1,551 02-26-2021, 12:08 PM
  0 Thread: First look - New Oliver portable planer
Post: RE: First look - New Oliver portable planer

Ran the most difficult board I could find in my shop. The Shelix head delivered as advertised. Very curly maple with no tearout. https://www.ncwoodworker.net/forums/index.php?media/201668a1-1ec8-...
jstraw Woodworking Power Tools 8 1,551 02-25-2021, 07:54 PM
  0 Thread: First look - New Oliver portable planer
Post: RE: First look - New Oliver portable planer

Badge on the machine says Taiwan.
jstraw Woodworking Power Tools 8 1,551 02-25-2021, 01:15 PM
  0 Thread: First look - New Oliver portable planer
Post: First look - New Oliver portable planer

There is a new option on the lunchbox planer market. I liked the features so much, I decided to upgrade from my old Delta 13” planer. Fact is it’s so new, they just listed it on their webpage yester...
jstraw Woodworking Power Tools 8 1,551 02-25-2021, 11:57 AM
  0 Thread: PC 7518 woes - fix or replace with Milwaukee or Bora Portamate?
Post: RE: PC 7518 woes - fix or replace with Milwaukee o...

JDuke Wrote: (02-20-2021, 11:12 PM) -- Glad you got it fixed. Someone else mentioned the 8529, those had a known set of 2 capacitors that went bad on the board, some were obvious some not so obvio...
jstraw Woodworking Power Tools 21 3,220 02-21-2021, 06:48 AM
  0 Thread: Daily Bench Shot
Post: RE: Daily Bench Shot

Ok WxMan Wrote: (02-13-2021, 08:36 PM) -- Those look great.  What are the side panels made of? -- They’re veneer over birch ply.  Gave me an excuse to use my vacuum press.
jstraw Woodworking 1,582 483,422 02-14-2021, 07:36 AM

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