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  0 Thread: Metal Ormulu Decorative hardware
Post: Metal Ormulu Decorative hardware

I have a French Vernis Martin Vitrine Hand Painted Glass Curio Cabinet, and it's missing a strip of Metal Ormulu on one of the panels.  I was wondering if anyone knows were I could possible find a rep...
Smoothjazz077 Woodworking Hand Tools 0 482 10-12-2020, 03:19 PM
  0 Thread: JET Air Cleaner fire hazard?
Post: RE: JET Air Cleaner fire hazard?

(06-10-2019, 04:01 PM)jihhwood Wrote: I'm doing research on the JET AFS 1000B air cleaner.  From what I read, it seems this model has had some serious problems -- failure to turn off when it should,...
Smoothjazz077 Woodworking Power Tools 21 8,020 06-13-2019, 08:25 AM
  0 Thread: Marples chisels: trying again
Post: RE: Marples chisels: trying again

(06-01-2019, 02:23 PM)Bill_Houghton Wrote: I owned some Marples chisels, purchased new, back in the 1970s.  I found them frustrating: they chipped way too easily.  So I got rid of them.  Today, at a...
Smoothjazz077 Woodworking Hand Tools 25 10,092 06-06-2019, 01:10 PM
  0 Thread: Bosch Palm Router
Post: RE: Bosch Palm Router

(05-30-2019, 12:30 PM)shoottmx Wrote: Thanks Scott, Have a couple doors to hang for LOML. I think the colt is the perfect Honey Do gift to mortise the jambs. g I think it will be the perfect tool ...
Smoothjazz077 Woodworking Power Tools 20 7,763 05-30-2019, 03:26 PM
  0 Thread: Bosch Palm Router
Post: RE: Bosch Palm Router

(05-30-2019, 10:44 AM)shoottmx Wrote: Is that the Colt? g It is the Colt 1.25hp.  This will definitely be my go to router.  The other one will stay in the router table.
Smoothjazz077 Woodworking Power Tools 20 7,763 05-30-2019, 12:04 PM
  Smile Thread: Bosch Palm Router
Post: Bosch Palm Router

I just recently had the opportunity to use a friends Bosch Palm Router, and I was very impressed. I couldn't believe the power it had, and how easy it was to control with one hand.  I know what I want...
Smoothjazz077 Woodworking Power Tools 20 7,763 05-30-2019, 07:45 AM
  0 Thread: Woodworking Gloves
Post: RE: Woodworking Gloves

(12-02-2018, 02:06 AM)bandit571 Wrote: My son works at a factory that makes window glass for almost all the cars and trucks being made.....and can bring a pair of the cut resistant gloves they wear ...
Smoothjazz077 Woodworking Hand Tools 12 5,518 12-06-2018, 11:11 AM
  0 Thread: Woodworking Gloves
Post: Woodworking Gloves

I have an outdoor shop in my detached garage, which has limited heating.  I am able to heat the shop enough to do some woodworking, but on the really cold days, my fingers always feel cold.  I do 90% ...
Smoothjazz077 Woodworking Hand Tools 12 5,518 11-26-2018, 09:41 AM
  0 Thread: Japanese saws
Post: RE: Japanese saws

(10-12-2018, 12:25 PM)Hank Knight Wrote: I'll offer a rebuttal. I have several Japanese saws and I use them interchangeably with my western saws. I like them a lot, especially for very delicate, pre...
Smoothjazz077 Woodworking Hand Tools 15 6,213 10-17-2018, 08:17 AM
  0 Thread: Stanley No. 48
Post: RE: Stanley No. 48

(02-26-2018, 03:50 PM)JimReed@Tallahassee Wrote: The #48 is one of my favorite planes. When I get going, I can make the blades hot. 1. Make sure your sole is bright and shiny. Make sure the fence s...
Smoothjazz077 Woodworking Hand Tools 4 2,884 02-27-2018, 08:51 AM
  0 Thread: Stanley No. 48
Post: Stanley No. 48

I just purchased a Stanley No. 48 Tongue & Groove plane.  I have been cutting my T&G joints with a router, and wanted to try out the No. 48.  I have never used this plane before, so I was hopi...
Smoothjazz077 Woodworking Hand Tools 4 2,884 02-22-2018, 08:27 AM
  0 Thread: Workbench location
Post: RE: Workbench location

(02-16-2018, 01:19 PM)Bill_Houghton Wrote: I was going to say two things: "on the floor," and "depends on shop size;" but you've figured out the first, and announced the second, so my ideas are no u...
Smoothjazz077 Woodworking Hand Tools 16 8,048 02-20-2018, 08:41 AM
  0 Thread: Workbench location
Post: RE: Workbench location

(01-26-2018, 10:35 AM)Harry Page Wrote: I am going to move it to the middle of the floor and give it a shot. Harry I currently  have my bench against a wall, which is the wall with the window in m...
Smoothjazz077 Woodworking Hand Tools 16 8,048 02-16-2018, 09:33 AM
  0 Thread: Japanese hand saws
Post: RE: Japanese hand saws

(02-15-2018, 10:19 PM)Timberwolf Wrote: . Hi Marv...long time no see..Good to see you posting again and hope you keep it up....I always enjoyed your posts... My experience with quality japanese saw...
Smoothjazz077 Woodworking Hand Tools 8 4,235 02-16-2018, 09:27 AM
  0 Thread: Japanese hand saws
Post: Japanese hand saws

Been away for a while, but glad to be back.  Up until now, I have done all of my joinery cutting with western style hand saws.  I will admit, I need some more hands on practice to consider myself a go...
Smoothjazz077 Woodworking Hand Tools 8 4,235 02-14-2018, 04:32 PM
  0 Thread: Bench-on-Bench suggestions
Post: Bench-on-Bench suggestions

Most, if not all my dovetailing and mortise and tenon work is done by hand.  My bench height is optimal for hand tool work, however as my body gets up there in age, I found it more difficult to chop d...
Smoothjazz077 Woodworking Hand Tools 22 11,685 11-10-2017, 08:50 AM
  0 Thread: Seasoning an End Grain Cutting Board
Post: RE: Seasoning an End Grain Cutting Board

(10-27-2017, 09:23 PM)BaileyNo5 Wrote: I'll chime in to offer a different perspective.  I typically soak my new end grain cutting boards in food grade tung oil until they stop accepting oil.  This c...
Smoothjazz077 Woodworking Hand Tools 18 9,221 11-01-2017, 07:24 AM
  0 Thread: Seasoning an End Grain Cutting Board
Post: Seasoning an End Grain Cutting Board

I know, this debate has been going on for decades, and at first I was reluctant to even post this question, but the topic always seems to come up when speaking with other wood workers.  I make approxi...
Smoothjazz077 Woodworking Hand Tools 18 9,221 10-26-2017, 07:53 AM
  0 Thread: Changing a Chisel handle
Post: RE: Changing a Chisel handle

Thank you Derek and Downwindtracker2 for the tips.  I will remove the handle tonight. Scott  
Smoothjazz077 Woodworking Hand Tools 4 3,556 08-08-2017, 12:50 PM
  0 Thread: Changing a Chisel handle
Post: Changing a Chisel handle

I have a few Marples blue handle chisels, and I would like to replace the handle on my 1/2" chisel.  I am wondering how I get the original handle off?  It appears that the handle is pretty tight on th...
Smoothjazz077 Woodworking Hand Tools 4 3,556 08-08-2017, 07:56 AM

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