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  0 Thread: Lee Valley and Lie-Nielsen
Post: RE: Lee Valley and Lie-Nielsen

I ordered a #3 iron last night and this morning's E-mail showed a tracking number. Have no idea as to how many #3 iron's are in stock.  Wonder when the #2 will be instock?
Ray Newman Woodworking Hand Tools 16 5,016 05-12-2023, 01:02 PM
  0 Thread: Corner Clamps for Cabinet Carcasses?
Post: RE: Corner Clamps for Cabinet Carcasses?

"Before starting a cabinet project, you should check machines and fixtures for alignment." --RWE2156 BINGO! That is what I always do and then a test cut on scrap. A few minutes checking saves fr...
Ray Newman Woodworking 13 2,195 05-09-2023, 07:40 PM
  0 Thread: Japanese chisels
Post: RE: Japanese chisels

BarryVABeach: Thanks! Your post brought back some memories. I recall the house brands and the high end chisels and kitchen knives. I do not recall spending a great deal of money on chisels  -- about U...
Ray Newman Woodworking Hand Tools 8 1,445 03-30-2023, 09:54 PM
  0 Thread: Japanese chisels
Post: RE: Japanese chisels

Gents: thanks for the information.
Ray Newman Woodworking Hand Tools 8 1,445 03-30-2023, 04:53 PM
  0 Thread: Japanese chisels
Post: Japanese chisels

Colleagues: I have 10 or 12 Japanese chisels that need to find a good home. Believe they were purchased in the late 80’s/early 90’s from Japan Woodworker, Almeda CA. Age and the resulting physical mal...
Ray Newman Woodworking Hand Tools 8 1,445 03-29-2023, 09:46 PM
  0 Thread: Help with hand planes
Post: RE: Help with hand planes

Timberwolf and Adam Cherubini know what they speak of about concerning the importance of learning sharpening. I struggled through it until I found the Lee Valley honing guide. With the guide, the chor...
Ray Newman Woodworking Hand Tools 38 5,133 03-22-2023, 12:43 PM
  0 Thread: Help with hand planes
Post: RE: Help with hand planes

"At the end of the day, I think the overwhelming percentage of a plane or chisel’s performance lies in how well you sharpen it. This makes hand tools fundamentally unlike the choice between a WEN trac...
Ray Newman Woodworking Hand Tools 38 5,133 03-21-2023, 09:24 PM
  0 Thread: Stanley 1914 catalogue -- FREE PDF
Post: Stanley 1914 catalogue -- FREE PDF

As seen on another w'dworking site:  https://blog.lostartpress.com/2023/0...talogue-no-34/ (https://blog.lostartpress.com/2023/02/04/free-pdf-stanley-catalogue-no-34/) Great deal of interesting inf...
Ray Newman Woodworking Hand Tools 2 695 02-05-2023, 04:16 PM
  0 Thread: Extending Glue Working Time
Post: RE: Extending Glue Working Time

"Garrett Wade http://www.garrettwade.com (http://www.garrettwade.com/) sells a "Slo-Set" glue in their catalog that gives you more working time (20-30 minutes), but still achieves 75% of its strength ...
Ray Newman Woodworking 11 1,947 01-24-2023, 06:28 PM
  0 Thread: Bandsaw tension spring replacement
Post: RE: Bandsaw tension spring replacement

Gents: thanks for the information! I have a BOLO Alert for my ambition. As soon as it is found I will tackle this project. Again, thanks
Ray Newman Woodworking Power Tools 7 1,846 01-19-2023, 06:39 PM
  0 Thread: Bandsaw tension spring replacement
Post: RE: Bandsaw tension spring replacement

Colleagues: thanks for the information about Iturra Design. John: I attempted to tension a ½” blade.Saw is a the ol’ 14” Model 28.240, ¾ HP motor.  Back when bought it (about 1988-90),  dealer sai...
Ray Newman Woodworking Power Tools 7 1,846 01-17-2023, 11:31 PM
  0 Thread: Bandsaw tension spring replacement
Post: Bandsaw tension spring replacement

Colleagues: last week I went to re-saw a board and I could not get enough tension on the blade. Spring collapsed like it was mush and it is 15+ years old. Purchased a Cobra Coil spring, but now I ...
Ray Newman Woodworking Power Tools 7 1,846 01-17-2023, 01:11 PM
  0 Thread: 1908 Dual Arbor/2 Blade Table Saw
Post: 1908 Dual Arbor/2 Blade Table Saw

Good ol' made in the USA Iron! Interesting piece of equipment. I could not find his earlier videos showing how this saw works. https://ythi.net/practice-spoken-eng...d5dPL3u0b4q8SI (https://ythi...
Ray Newman Woodworking Power Tools 11 2,415 01-09-2023, 06:56 PM
  0 Thread: A knife or two for Christmas...
Post: RE: A knife or two for Christmas...

Very impressive work! The Damascus blade is really nice looking.Please keep us informed of future knives. Again very impressive work.
Ray Newman Woodworking 14 2,039 12-24-2022, 06:51 PM
  0 Thread: WIXEY Digital Read Out
Post: RE: WIXEY Digital Read Out

Gents: thanks for the information. Guess I will order one this week. Again thank you for your insights.
Ray Newman Woodworking Power Tools 15 2,249 12-20-2022, 02:46 AM
  0 Thread: WIXEY Digital Read Out
Post: WIXEY Digital Read Out

This week, my DeWalt 735x thicknesser should arrive.  Has anyone put a WIXEY DRO on a DeWalt 735? Any problems with installation? Does it work well enough to justify the cost? https://www.infinityt...
Ray Newman Woodworking Power Tools 15 2,249 12-19-2022, 01:35 AM
  0 Thread: SawStop: Eating Crow
Post: RE: SawStop: Eating Crow

2Beast: did you receive the manual? If you didn't, on-lines copies available here -- https://www.sawstop.com/product-category/table-saws/ Click on the saw you have and when the information loads...
Ray Newman Woodworking Power Tools 60 11,647 12-14-2022, 02:55 PM
  0 Thread: Paring chisels
Post: RE: Paring chisels

Well done! You have a fantastic ability to combine two valuable skills: woodworking and blade making.
Ray Newman Woodworking Hand Tools 20 3,429 12-08-2022, 01:05 PM
  0 Thread: WTB - LN Chisel Plane
Post: RE: WTB - LN Chisel Plane

Tapper: I have the small L-N chisel plane that I just do not use much anymore. More than a few years ago, bought it on a whim to trim dowel plugs. Works well, but it really needs to be sharp. If yo...
Ray Newman Tool Swap N' Sell 14 2,323 12-07-2022, 01:47 PM
  0 Thread: WTB - LN Chisel Plane
Post: RE: WTB - LN Chisel Plane

Do you want the large or small plane?
Ray Newman Tool Swap N' Sell 14 2,323 12-06-2022, 01:02 PM

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