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  0 Thread: Jointer Cutter Head
Post: RE: Jointer Cutter Head

Tapper Wrote: (10-14-2022, 11:22 PM) -- Just curious, what is it about your local timber that makes carbide not cut it properly? Doug -- Fibrous softwood. Pine and spruce. Carbide edges are not ...
TGW Woodworking Power Tools 17 1,165 10-15-2022, 09:51 AM
  0 Thread: Jointer Cutter Head
Post: RE: Jointer Cutter Head

With our local timber most people prefere straight HSS knives. Tersa is the best option for twose who can afford it. Carbide doesn't cut properly. Secondhand cutterheads sell for high prices in Fin...
TGW Woodworking Power Tools 17 1,165 10-14-2022, 10:19 AM
  0 Thread: Buck saw
Post: RE: Buck saw

Woodshop Wrote: (10-12-2022, 08:10 AM) -- I tried ,bolts are to short . the dados are very even, those must have some purpose  maybe a story stick but why two halves . it will clamp on the blade. -- ...
TGW Woodworking Hand Tools 10 964 10-14-2022, 10:11 AM
  0 Thread: aspen
Post: RE: aspen

kencombs Wrote: (07-23-2022, 11:16 AM) -- The first time I heard of aspen as a building product, not just a tree name was probably early 70s.  The first OSB offered for sale locally was a brand known...
TGW Woodworking 11 778 07-23-2022, 05:29 PM
  0 Thread: aspen
Post: RE: aspen

In Finland our native aspen is traditionally used for many things. Though never fr furniture. It is way too soft for that and also a bit hard on tool edges because of the silica content. Traditiona...
TGW Woodworking 11 778 07-22-2022, 02:50 PM
  0 Thread: Is festool MFT worth it?
Post: RE: Is festool MFT worth it?

As a part timer doping a bit of everything I see no use for an MFT table. Not enough to make it worth the cost anyway. If I had enough work for it to make it feasible I would order a 6mm mild steel pl...
TGW Woodworking Power Tools 38 3,536 07-19-2022, 12:43 PM
  0 Thread: Hammers?
Post: RE: Hammers?

bandit571 Wrote: (06-18-2022, 05:55 PM) -- Did not go well..:upset:..part of the head snapped off...:upset:.tack puller side, like there was a crack already there..:upset:..tossed the handle and the ...
TGW Woodworking Hand Tools 4 1,002 07-16-2022, 01:26 AM
  0 Thread: Straightening a Saw Plate
Post: RE: Straightening a Saw Plate

The 28" Disston number 7 which I use at work (traditional carpentry part time) had a severe kink in the blade when I bought it for 50 cents. I hammered the blade straight and retensioned it following ...
TGW Woodworking Hand Tools 18 1,681 04-19-2022, 02:23 PM
  0 Thread: Do I need a 16" planer?
Post: RE: Do I need a 16" planer?

In my world the tablesaw and jointer and planer are the basic machines. They increase productivity and improve accuracy more per euro or dollar spent and per square metre of workshop space used than a...
TGW Woodworking Power Tools 25 2,603 03-25-2022, 04:45 PM
  0 Thread: Psychological help needed
Post: RE: Psychological help needed

Very good to hear! Here in Finland we had a whole generation of men with what people nowadays call PTSD. Then it was just called "been to war". Everybody knew what it was so it needed no further ex...
TGW Woodworking 37 7,942 02-08-2022, 04:01 PM
  0 Thread: C clamp swivel head
Post: RE: C clamp swivel head

A neighbour turns them for me on his metal lathe. A top hat shaped part with a hole that fits the ball on the end of the screw. I cut 3 cuts straight across with a hacksaw resulting in 6 kerfs and cra...
TGW Woodworking Hand Tools 8 1,279 02-08-2022, 03:02 PM
  0 Thread: The Mother of All Bar Clamps
Post: RE: The Mother of All Bar Clamps

Philip1231 Wrote: (01-16-2022, 08:30 PM) -- That was precisely my plan, to use these for work holding. That is why I chose the 12" deep model: it reaches to the center of the bench. I will be sure to...
TGW Woodworking Hand Tools 8 2,233 01-18-2022, 02:41 PM
  0 Thread: Question Move shop tools or sell and re buy
Post: RE: Question Move shop tools or sell and re buy

I have had quite a few secondhand machines shipped to me from over 500 kilometres away. Spent a lot of time and petrol on day trips to look at secondhand machines and sometimes another trip with a bor...
TGW Woodworking 25 2,410 01-11-2022, 03:41 PM
  0 Thread: Bessey Revo Clamp Handles
Post: RE: Bessey Revo Clamp Handles

I have a few dozen besey forged F cramps of the larger sort which were tightened using some sort of machine in their former life at Nautor. All the screws and the inside threads in theheads wore out q...
TGW Woodworking 29 3,183 01-09-2022, 02:47 AM
  0 Thread: Bandsaw Rebuild or Trash
Post: RE: Bandsaw Rebuild or Trash

If the frame is reasonably sound pretty much all other parts on a bandsaw can be made. My bandsaw which was the first and only bandsaw I have ever owned had quite a bit ofdamage on it after a full ...
TGW Woodworking 23 4,130 01-04-2022, 04:23 PM
  0 Thread: My Wishlist for Battery Powered Tools
Post: RE: My Wishlist for Battery Powered Tools

On my wishlist for battery powered tools is an electric cord that fits a standard outlet. I am sick and tired of battery tools not doing their job in cold weather. Already at -10 celsius the batteries...
TGW Woodworking Power Tools 12 1,500 01-04-2022, 04:14 PM
  0 Thread: Which hand planes to keep?
Post: RE: Which hand planes to keep?

The concept of purity is a direct enemy of productivity and quality and versatility.  I use machines when I can but keep an extensive set of hand tools for all those jobs that no machine can do effici...
TGW Woodworking Hand Tools 20 2,861 01-04-2022, 03:56 PM
  0 Thread: Small hand plane
Post: RE: Small hand plane

stav Wrote: (11-30-2021, 09:46 AM) -- Good luck with your sale.  I suspect it is in that pre-close state where everyone is setting up their snipes so they can get it.   I have a #2 in the same boa...
TGW Woodworking Hand Tools 23 3,934 12-18-2021, 04:04 PM
  0 Thread: Is there really a surplus of gbbed cutterheads? I have problems finding one.
Post: RE: Is there really a surplus of gbbed cutterheads...

Brian in sunny FL Wrote: (01-19-2021, 02:20 PM) -- What make and model machine?  I may be able to help out. -- The manufacturer was Franz Dornburg AG in Coburg in Germany. Probably made before the ...
TGW Woodworking Power Tools 8 1,583 01-19-2021, 02:54 PM
  0 Thread: Is there really a surplus of gbbed cutterheads? I have problems finding one.
Post: Is there really a surplus of gbbed cutterheads? I ...

It seems like I may get the opportunity to purchase a 24" thicknesser very cheap. This because the cutterhead is both damaged and of theclamshell type which is no longer legal for professional use. H...
TGW Woodworking Power Tools 8 1,583 01-18-2021, 12:10 PM

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