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  0 Thread: Workbench Finish Choice
Post: RE: Workbench Finish Choice

(02-18-2021, 10:34 AM)Aram Wrote: I bought my bench from Lie-Nielsen. I asked them about the finish, and this is what they said they use. "Lie-Nielsen benches are finished with a 3 equal-part mixtu...
Mark A Smith Woodworking 10 712 02-18-2021, 06:04 PM
  0 Thread: Great new project from Lee Valley
Post: RE: Great new project from Lee Valley

First, they did a great job but with an inadequate too kit! I can see the need for miniature rip and crosscut saws, and a miniature shaving horse. Of course, the mallet as well. Seems Lee Valley has i...
Mark A Smith Woodworking Hand Tools 9 1,585 12-26-2020, 06:53 PM
  0 Thread: What type of screw is this?
Post: RE: What type of screw is this?

(09-11-2020, 08:39 PM)sroxberg Wrote: It has a very flat head, like a pan head but the top is flat, and very thin. Probably metric because the parts lists calls it a m27-1.5 inches long. The point i...
Mark A Smith Woodworking 9 1,874 09-12-2020, 09:08 PM
  0 Thread: 20% off Klein tools at Home Depot
Post: RE: 20% off Klein tools at Home Depot

(07-05-2020, 10:02 AM)jussi Wrote: Use coupon code GOTYOURBACK. Thanks. Worked on two tools I've been wanting to upgrade.
Mark A Smith Woodworking Power Tools 4 2,344 07-07-2020, 09:07 PM
  0 Thread: Bar clamp Rack
Post: RE: Bar clamp Rack

(06-12-2020, 03:38 PM)Halfathumb Wrote: The major problem is that I made the part that the clamps hang on almost the exact size and there's no room for error. They are very square which also some of...
Mark A Smith Woodworking 31 6,668 06-26-2020, 08:15 PM
  0 Thread: Charleston, SC
Post: RE: Charleston, SC

Thanks everyone. I'm looking forward to our visit there.
Mark A Smith Woodworking 7 2,339 01-25-2020, 03:49 PM
  0 Thread: Charleston, SC
Post: Charleston, SC

Will be visiting Charleston, SC in a few weeks. Any recommendations on what to see or do, esp. period furniture, museums, or historical sights not to miss?
Mark A Smith Woodworking 7 2,339 01-24-2020, 04:35 PM
  0 Thread: Custom Baseboard Heat Covers
Post: RE: Custom Baseboard Heat Covers

(12-12-2019, 05:58 PM)zoepup Wrote: Thanks everyone! One last entry. If they are going to be painted, MDF will save you money plus you won'd have to plane it or edge joint it, etc. You could also u...
Mark A Smith Woodworking 9 3,140 12-13-2019, 08:17 PM
  0 Thread: Need good source for 6" PSA sanding discs
Post: RE: Need good source for 6" PSA sanding discs

(11-02-2019, 06:39 PM)Wild Turkey Wrote: getting ready to start several projects for new house (under supervision of of SWMBO :rolleyes:) so will need to sand some stuff, both new wood and refinishi...
Mark A Smith Woodworking 13 3,575 11-11-2019, 10:34 AM
  0 Thread: Layout tools
Post: RE: Layout tools

The blemished PEC machinist squares from Harry J Epstein are the low cost option in my opinion. The igauging stuff is inferior. That said, the lock down screw on my PEC double square in not as good as...
Mark A Smith Woodworking Hand Tools 26 7,739 07-22-2019, 06:37 PM
  0 Thread: Classic Woodworking with Fine Woodworking
Post: RE: Classic Woodworking with Fine Woodworking

Handi, thanks for the information. Hope it will be ready for the fall season.
Mark A Smith Woodworking 18 7,342 07-22-2019, 06:17 PM
  Thumbs Up Thread: Classic Woodworking with Fine Woodworking
Post: RE: Classic Woodworking with Fine Woodworking

(06-26-2019, 05:58 PM)handi Wrote: I’ve been invited to a Fine Woodworking drinks and snacks reception at the AWFS show next month.  I will report back. Great. Thanks.
Mark A Smith Woodworking 18 7,342 06-27-2019, 09:54 PM
  0 Thread: Classic Woodworking with Fine Woodworking
Post: RE: Classic Woodworking with Fine Woodworking

(06-22-2019, 05:49 PM)Mark A Smith Wrote: Anybody have any news if this show with Tom McLaughlin is still alive? The last episodes were a year ago. (I know about the law suit and name change, just c...
Mark A Smith Woodworking 18 7,342 06-23-2019, 08:03 PM
  0 Thread: Classic Woodworking with Fine Woodworking
Post: Classic Woodworking with Fine Woodworking

Anybody have any news if this show with Tom McLaughlin is still alive? The last episodes were a year ago. (I know about the law suit and name change, just can't find out if any filming has gone on or ...
Mark A Smith Woodworking 18 7,342 06-22-2019, 05:49 PM
  0 Thread: locating hardware parts
Post: RE: locating hardware parts

(05-27-2019, 06:58 PM)sroxberg Wrote: That would work if they were 5/8" big and the ones I see are all about 1/4". Did you look at the link that Hank provided to Lee Valley? They are 5/8. (Correcti...
Mark A Smith Woodworking 8 2,811 05-27-2019, 08:26 PM
  0 Thread: Which harbor freight tool chest is good?
Post: RE: Which harbor freight tool chest is good?

(03-01-2019, 09:55 AM)Wipedout Wrote: I think I remember that some of you had good luck with a large rolling harbor freight tool chest. Felt it was great quality for the money. Anyone know which one...
Mark A Smith Woodworking 13 4,994 03-01-2019, 10:01 PM
  0 Thread: Veritas Paring Chisels Coming Soon?
Post: RE: Veritas Paring Chisels Coming Soon?

(02-09-2019, 03:11 PM)Jason28 Wrote: Do mine eyes deceive me, or is that a Veritas PMV-11 paring chisel I see in the ad for the waterstones on page 5 of the Lee Valley Winter 2019 catalog? Doesn't ...
Mark A Smith Woodworking Hand Tools 13 5,287 02-09-2019, 03:17 PM
  0 Thread: Lie-Nielsen Workbench question
Post: RE: Lie-Nielsen Workbench question

(01-06-2019, 09:36 AM)Hank Knight Wrote: I've not looked closely at them personally, but the Lie-Nielsen ones look like a 3/8" threaded steel plate instead of a regular nut, a good idea that gives p...
Mark A Smith Woodworking Hand Tools 14 4,328 01-06-2019, 10:47 PM
  0 Thread: Good deal on Makita Impact Driver
Post: Good deal on Makita Impact Driver

Just a heads up that Rockler has a very good deal on a Makita 18v 1/4 inch impact driver. $129 with a $25 Rockler gift card. It includes a battery (which is at least worth $50 since the lo...
Mark A Smith Tool Swap N' Sell 1 1,061 01-04-2019, 11:02 AM
  0 Thread: Boring holdfast holes
Post: RE: Boring holdfast holes

(09-29-2018, 08:40 PM)Aram Wrote: I have not tried it myself, but Lie-Nielsen recommends this: " 3/4" (We recommend Wood Owl Auger Bits for drilling holes)" I have a 4 inch hard maple bench. Drill...
Mark A Smith Woodworking Hand Tools 13 5,463 09-30-2018, 03:14 PM

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