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  0 Thread: Another sharpening thread with a twist
Post: RE: Another sharpening thread with a twist

(05-06-2021, 07:37 AM)AHill Wrote: Peter, some folks use jigs because they have physical disabilities that prevent them from holding the tool steady when sharpening, or it causes them pain.  Others ...
Peter Tremblay Woodworking Hand Tools 21 1,495 05-07-2021, 03:33 PM
  0 Thread: Another sharpening thread with a twist
Post: RE: Another sharpening thread with a twist

(05-05-2021, 05:29 PM)Admiral Wrote: Exactly. And agree, you can make things sharp without jigs, ceramic, diamonds, etc.  I use stones that I have no idea what their grit is, other than they make st...
Peter Tremblay Woodworking Hand Tools 21 1,495 05-05-2021, 09:44 PM
  0 Thread: Another sharpening thread with a twist
Post: RE: Another sharpening thread with a twist

(05-04-2021, 11:19 AM)clovishound Wrote: I've been thinking, I know, dangerous. What is your opinion of how sharpening was approached years ago when power tools were not available. I've purchased ...
Peter Tremblay Woodworking Hand Tools 21 1,495 05-04-2021, 01:15 PM
  0 Thread: Favorite paring chisels
Post: Favorite paring chisels

Hello all, I have two paring chisels that I love but they were made by a friend. IIRC they are 1/4" and 1/2" I wanted to add to my sizes of paring chisels.  Veritas doesn't seem to be making PM V11...
Peter Tremblay Woodworking Hand Tools 10 1,108 04-28-2021, 01:29 PM
  0 Thread: #6 vs #7 (infill) question
Post: RE: #6 vs #7 (infill) question

(04-15-2021, 10:51 AM)Timberwolf Wrote: ........................... But Lignum is a wonderful wood for tools.... You may want to try changing the bevel angle a bit steeper Peter...Your diamond hone...
Peter Tremblay Woodworking Hand Tools 12 968 04-15-2021, 11:01 AM
  0 Thread: #6 vs #7 (infill) question
Post: RE: #6 vs #7 (infill) question

(04-14-2021, 11:01 PM)hbmcc Wrote: What!!! ?? That's firewood. Make some smores... I'm not making smores with this but I am making a lot of dull carbide. I've heard how awful this stuff is to tool...
Peter Tremblay Woodworking Hand Tools 12 968 04-15-2021, 10:24 AM
  0 Thread: Turning a chalice
Post: RE: Turning a chalice

(04-08-2021, 07:16 AM)Halfathumb Wrote: My priest (Episcopalian) of over 23 years called me yesterday & said he'll be retiring in September. I've had a wonderful relationship with him over the y...
Peter Tremblay Woodturning 17 1,566 04-15-2021, 10:17 AM
  0 Thread: #6 vs #7 (infill) question
Post: RE: #6 vs #7 (infill) question

(04-13-2021, 04:22 PM)iclark Wrote: No problem. I understand about the brag. :yes: It was a good one. [attachment=34790] :D
Peter Tremblay Woodworking Hand Tools 12 968 04-14-2021, 10:51 PM
  0 Thread: #6 vs #7 (infill) question
Post: RE: #6 vs #7 (infill) question

(04-09-2021, 08:56 PM)cputnam Wrote: Weight is the 1st thing I thought of.  Using a # 8 is enough of a workout without adding weight, IMO.  I'm looking at woodies these days.  A closely set cap iron...
Peter Tremblay Woodworking Hand Tools 12 968 04-13-2021, 12:12 PM
  0 Thread: #6 vs #7 (infill) question
Post: RE: #6 vs #7 (infill) question

(04-09-2021, 11:57 PM)iclark Wrote: I do not have a recommendation for your jointer length. Sorry. Do you have a recommendation for a source of lignum vitae? Sorry about that. That was a bit of a...
Peter Tremblay Woodworking Hand Tools 12 968 04-13-2021, 12:11 PM
  0 Thread: #6 vs #7 (infill) question
Post: #6 vs #7 (infill) question

I've very slowly been working on a few projects over these last few years: bombe secretary and some infill smoothers.  My ministry keeps me very busy (I love what I get to do) so I don't always get a ...
Peter Tremblay Woodworking Hand Tools 12 968 04-09-2021, 12:26 PM
  0 Thread: Dividers
Post: RE: Dividers

Just to add a bit of color commentary to this thread. I think it is an exceptionally good thing that these types of boutique tools are being made and seem to be selling. I'm of the opinion that fine...
Peter Tremblay Woodworking Hand Tools 26 2,286 04-06-2021, 10:42 PM
  0 Thread: Dividers
Post: RE: Dividers

(04-01-2021, 10:28 PM)Hank Knight Wrote: There is a problem-solving principle called Occam's Razor. It says that given multiple possible solutions to a problem, the simplest solution is probably cor...
Peter Tremblay Woodworking Hand Tools 26 2,286 04-02-2021, 12:31 PM
  0 Thread: Dividers
Post: RE: Dividers

(04-01-2021, 03:19 PM)Philip1231 Wrote: I like to see these boutique toolmakers succeed, so by all means, if you are feeling flush, buy one! I agree with everything that you said and that was kind ...
Peter Tremblay Woodworking Hand Tools 26 2,286 04-01-2021, 04:30 PM
  0 Thread: Dividers
Post: Dividers

Hello all, Recently I have seen some IG posts by my buddy Raney Daed over at Daed Toolworks and then an older blog post from Lost Art Press/Crucible Tools about their dividers. https://www.daedtoolw...
Peter Tremblay Woodworking Hand Tools 26 2,286 04-01-2021, 02:47 PM
  0 Thread: Tap, tap, tap...
Post: RE: Tap, tap, tap...

(04-01-2021, 10:23 AM)Patsfan Wrote: Shouldn't there be a thread about a new Lee Valley offering today? I thought they ended that tradition a few years back.
Peter Tremblay Woodworking Hand Tools 18 1,493 04-01-2021, 02:01 PM
  0 Thread: Home made carcass saw question
Post: RE: Home made carcass saw question

(03-25-2021, 08:29 PM)WoodTinker Wrote: Peter, There is a WoodWrights Shop "making a dovetail saw" Season 34 Episode 11 video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R4PvXNd3ews&t=1499s) on you-tube w...
Peter Tremblay Woodworking Hand Tools 16 1,704 03-30-2021, 02:02 PM
  0 Thread: Home made carcass saw question
Post: RE: Home made carcass saw question

(03-25-2021, 03:51 PM)Mike Brady Wrote: Magnificent saw!  ----- and hello Friar Pete :D Howdy!
Peter Tremblay Woodworking Hand Tools 16 1,704 03-26-2021, 12:28 PM
  0 Thread: Home made carcass saw question
Post: RE: Home made carcass saw question

(03-18-2021, 03:23 PM)Pedder Wrote: I use loctite 270 but any of that kind will do. Klaus used a clear white "glue" . Weicon AN 302-40. Thanks, Pedder It's good to hear from you.  I was using your...
Peter Tremblay Woodworking Hand Tools 16 1,704 03-19-2021, 10:20 PM
  0 Thread: Home made carcass saw question
Post: RE: Home made carcass saw question

(03-16-2021, 09:32 AM)Timberwolf Wrote: .................. Hi Peter...nice to see you posting again....On the saw..I think most folks just depend on a tight press fit to hold it securely, but I woul...
Peter Tremblay Woodworking Hand Tools 16 1,704 03-16-2021, 10:01 AM

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