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  0 Thread: Tosa and Nakiri knives
Post: RE: Tosa and Nakiri knives

Nice, very nice.  I'd bet that those knives will be a joy to use.  -Howard
Howard Pollack Woodworking 3 296 03-21-2021, 09:22 AM
  0 Thread: replacement Ridgid vac hose
Post: replacement Ridgid vac hose

Do folks have a recommendation for replacement hose for a Ridgid shop vacuum cleaner?  The one I've struggled with for years is too short inflexible and stiff.  Thanks. -Howard
Howard Pollack Woodworking 8 509 03-20-2021, 09:23 AM
  0 Thread: Curtis Buchanan - How to make a comb back Windsor chair DVD set
Post: RE: Curtis Buchanan - How to make a comb back Wind...

(03-05-2021, 08:34 PM)brad jansen Wrote: 10 disc set in great condition.  $25 shipped.   Thanks  https://i.imgur.com/qvArRqR.jpg I'd like to purchase these DVDs.  PM sent.  Thanks -Howard
Howard Pollack Tool Swap N' Sell 3 347 03-05-2021, 10:57 PM
  0 Thread: Traditional Japanese Timber Home Construction
Post: RE: Traditional Japanese Timber Home Construction

This is a wonderful video, to my mind well worth the time watching it. That is, if you're needing/wanting inspiration to do better work...- Howard
Howard Pollack Woodworking Hand Tools 7 781 02-27-2021, 09:26 PM
  0 Thread: Too many planes
Post: RE: Too many planes

Don't send them to the scrap yard!  Give them to folks who will use them. Woodworking clubs, folks on these boards who can't afford planes etc.!  -Howard
Howard Pollack Woodworking Hand Tools 5 775 02-17-2021, 07:56 PM
  0 Thread: My Kitchen table
Post: RE: My Kitchen table

Very nice.  A wonderful use for old wood.  -Howard
Howard Pollack Woodworking 11 800 02-08-2021, 10:55 AM
  0 Thread: Side-Sharpening Jig (no longer available)
Post: RE: Side-Sharpening Jig

PM sent.  Thanks.
Howard Pollack Tool Swap N' Sell 2 553 12-08-2020, 11:31 AM
  0 Thread: source for wood filler?
Post: RE: source for wood filler?

I use a paste made of fine sawdust and whatever finish I'm going to use on the piece.  Works well and I know it will be perfectly compatible with the ultimate finish. -Howard
Howard Pollack Finishing 12 1,505 12-03-2020, 10:58 AM
  0 Thread: Three-sided stools
Post: RE: Three-sided stools

Both a very clever design and attractive too!  -Howard
Howard Pollack Woodworking 23 2,042 11-08-2020, 11:00 AM
  0 Thread: Kitchen knives...which ones to buy or build?
Post: RE: Kitchen knives...which ones to buy or build?

In the past I've purchased "Japanese VG10 knife blade blanks" and made handles for them.  The steel is fantastic for holding edges and the blades are beautiful.  Try googling and see what is available...
Howard Pollack Woodworking Hand Tools 34 3,971 11-07-2020, 10:08 AM
  0 Thread: Mike Wenzloff and the Remarkable No. 77 Backsaw
Post: RE: Mike Wenzloff and the Remarkable No. 77 Backsa...

(10-12-2020, 07:12 PM)enjuneer Wrote: While a 77 is sharpened with a tapered file, the geometry is different from the Acme. The tooth rake angle is about 22 degrees, with a fleam angle of an extreme...
Howard Pollack Woodworking Hand Tools 18 3,025 10-13-2020, 09:57 AM
  0 Thread: For fans of James Krenov
Post: RE: For fans of James Krenov

(10-09-2020, 04:17 PM)Ohio Mike Wrote: There's a new video on YouTube  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l2W10JtdPU4 Brendan Gaffney has just written a book about the life of James Krenov and in th...
Howard Pollack Woodworking 12 2,211 10-10-2020, 09:31 AM
  0 Thread: New Japanese dovetail saw and gennou
Post: RE: New Japanese dovetail saw and gennou

Those tools look like they'd be a dream to work with. Stan is truly a delight and full of information. Enjoy yourself. -Howard
Howard Pollack Woodworking Hand Tools 8 1,958 09-20-2020, 07:22 PM
  0 Thread: Dovetail dozuki question
Post: RE: Dovetail dozuki question

(08-04-2020, 11:22 PM)Aram Wrote: I am going to buy a saw for cutting dovetails in very hard woods. Typically 3/8" thick or more but not usually much more. Stan Covington is getting me set up with t...
Howard Pollack Woodworking Hand Tools 5 1,255 08-05-2020, 08:49 AM
  0 Thread: BS Fence Micro-Adjust Feature: A Semi-Brilliant Idea: SUCCESS!
Post: RE: Bandsaw Fence Micro-Adjust Feature

(07-03-2020, 09:02 AM)Philip1231 Wrote: I'd like to have the ability to dial in my bandsaw fence (Laguna 14bx) with some sort of micro-adjust device.  I know that Laguna sells the Driftmaster fence,...
Howard Pollack Woodworking Power Tools 23 5,372 07-03-2020, 09:17 AM
  0 Thread: door knob lubricant
Post: RE: door knob lubricant

(06-26-2020, 06:08 PM)jteneyck Wrote: TriFlow spray lube always works well for me.   John I use TriFlow also.  Excellent stuff.  -Howard
Howard Pollack Home Improvement 6 1,753 06-30-2020, 09:30 AM
  0 Thread: Your Biggest Tool Purchase Mistakes?
Post: RE: Your Biggest Tool Purchase Mistakes?

(06-20-2020, 08:31 AM)John Mihich Wrote: I have to add.  I bought an old Craftsman RAS - it did not have a blade guard.  The first machine to really get me.  I gave it away and bought a sliding mite...
Howard Pollack Woodworking Power Tools 86 25,191 06-26-2020, 08:49 AM
  0 Thread: Refinishing teak
Post: RE: Refinishing teak

Check the nautical supply houses.  Many boats have teak work and they get really beat up by sunlight and salt water.  There are many products on the market for this sort of work.  -Howard
Howard Pollack Finishing 5 1,257 06-23-2020, 09:26 AM
  0 Thread: Make your own scrap wood plane
Post: RE: Make your own scrap wood plane

Those are very cool!  -Howard
Howard Pollack Woodworking Hand Tools 10 2,986 06-09-2020, 08:55 AM
  0 Thread: Making my first rosette
Post: RE: Making my first rosette

Very cool! -Howard
Howard Pollack Woodworking 3 1,308 05-26-2020, 09:06 AM

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