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  0 Thread: hollow chisel bit not fitting well
Post: RE: hollow chisel bit not fitting well

Your first move should be to call Lee Valley. They wrote the book on customer service.  I had a professor in college; he was Swiss. In response to a question about legendary Swiss punctuality he wa...
Maple Leaf Woodworking Power Tools 16 1,001 09-02-2021, 07:03 PM
  0 Thread: WTB: Dovetail plane - Ulmia or ECE or ?
Post: WTB: Dovetail plane - Ulmia or ECE or ?

Please ping me with details to mapleleaf@cox.net or call me on PHONE NUMBER DELETED. Send PM for phone number. Thanks, Don Peters Tucson, AZ
Maple Leaf Tool Swap N' Sell 2 347 07-17-2021, 06:41 PM
  0 Thread: WTB Toothing iron for LN #62 low angle jointer
Post: WTB Toothing iron for LN #62 low angle jointer

Turn your seldom used iron into cash.
Maple Leaf Tool Swap N' Sell 0 252 04-01-2021, 06:35 PM
  0 Thread: Jointech Smart Fence
Post: Jointech Smart Fence

Original Jointech Router Fence in excellent condition. This is probably the best router fence ever made. It's built like a tank and features split fence sections that can be easily and accurately offs...
Maple Leaf Tool Swap N' Sell 0 706 12-15-2020, 03:56 PM
  0 Thread: Shaker Sideboard: I'm In Fine Woodworking!
Post: RE: Shaker Sideboard: A Hard Nut To Crack

Character. No question about it.
Maple Leaf Woodworking Hand Tools 192 37,170 10-03-2020, 05:54 PM
  0 Thread: Delta BS Guides
Post: RE: Delta BS Guides

I'm with MichaelMouse. I've used every 14" guide variant going back a long time. I've used the same set of ceramics for close to twenty years, and I like them better than any of the others. I think I ...
Maple Leaf Woodworking Power Tools 12 2,248 09-16-2020, 06:01 PM
  0 Thread: Veritas LA planes & Stanley #54 spokeshave
Post: Veritas LA planes & Stanley #54 spokeshave

Everything is sold except the Stanley 54. I’ve got too many planes and spokeshaves, so I’m thinning the herd. The following are all in very good to like new condition. Prices are plus actual shippi...
Maple Leaf Tool Swap N' Sell 1 596 09-13-2020, 02:48 PM
  0 Thread: Pantorouter vs Domino.
Post: RE: Pantorouter vs Domino.

John Tenyk's Horizontal Router Mortiser is the cat's meow. It's a bargain that will do 98% of what a JDS Pantarouter will do at half the price of a Domino. He'll deliver to your door well packaged and...
Maple Leaf Woodworking Power Tools 45 9,137 08-28-2020, 07:36 PM
  0 Thread: Stanly 113 compass plane
Post: Stanly 113 compass plane

Stanley 113 in very good condition. No pitting or missing parts. Everything works as designed. The iron and chip breaker are in almost new condition. This is an excellent user. $135 plus shipping from...
Maple Leaf Tool Swap N' Sell 3 1,367 06-29-2020, 01:52 PM
  0 Thread: Titebond liquid hide vs. Old Brown glues
Post: RE: Titebond liquid hide vs. Old Brown glues

Curt, Once OBS grabs you better like it. You can actually break it loose, but you'll have to take it apart, clean it up and start over. Same thing with Fish Glue. So if there's any question, I defa...
Maple Leaf Woodworking 13 5,074 06-12-2020, 05:37 PM
  0 Thread: Titebond liquid hide vs. Old Brown glues
Post: RE: Titebond liquid hide vs. Old Brown glues

I've used them both quite a bit, as well as the "Fish Glue" that StewMac sells. All three are excellent, and there's no discernible difference in the cured glue line. However Titebond takes significan...
Maple Leaf Woodworking 13 5,074 06-11-2020, 06:04 PM
  0 Thread: Bosch Glide, and kapex Users
Post: RE: Bosch Glide, and kapex Users

Look into the new Makitas. 10" blade version cuts 12" wide; 12" blade also available. Best dust collection; excellent accuracy; 45º bevels either direction; 45º miter either direction. It's the bomb.
Maple Leaf Woodworking Power Tools 24 7,754 04-14-2020, 07:05 PM
  0 Thread: Hovarter Wagon Vise
Post: RE: Hovarter Wagon Vise

Guys, You're overthinking this. Len has this figured out. Yeah, the housing is machined aluminum, hard anodized. And it's only a housing; the internals are seriously engineered. Like everything in ...
Maple Leaf Woodworking Power Tools 13 5,115 03-21-2020, 08:03 PM
  0 Thread: Hovarter Wagon Vise
Post: RE: Hovarter Wagon Vise

I have one and I like it. It was easy to install, and it works as advertised. The only possible downside to all Hovarter vises is the short clamping "grip length" which is an inherent function of the ...
Maple Leaf Woodworking Power Tools 13 5,115 03-20-2020, 06:31 PM
  0 Thread: Woodsmith - Poor Tactic
Post: RE: Woodsmith - Poor Tactic

John, I had the same experience. P'd me off so I called up and cancelled. dp
Maple Leaf Woodworking 18 4,718 03-20-2020, 06:13 PM
  0 Thread: sharpening PM-V11
Post: RE: sharpening PM-V11

I largely agree with hbmcc when I think he suggested starting significantly coarser and then refining a tiny edge. Actually, that's the essence of hollow grinding, but with V211 that grinding just sav...
Maple Leaf Woodworking Hand Tools 43 22,973 02-10-2020, 09:14 PM
  0 Thread: Bandsaw
Post: RE: Bandsaw dust collection

Delta used to sell a sheet metal dust port that mounted under the table and essentially surrounded the blade. Alas, like most good things Delta, that part has been discontinued for the older 14" saws ...
Maple Leaf Woodworking Power Tools 11 3,987 02-09-2020, 06:53 PM
  0 Thread: Raise work bench top
Post: RE: Raise work bench top

My bench is a double Roubo: two 3 1/2” thick tops totaling 33” wide with 9” aprons of the same thickness and a trough in the middle. The legs are about 5 1/2” square with beefy stretchers. It’s HEAVY,...
Maple Leaf Woodworking 21 3,795 01-15-2020, 07:14 PM
  0 Thread: Woodworking gadgets that waste your money
Post: RE: Woodworking gadgets that waste your money

Sorry if this is a bit off topic, but I think you guys are misjudging those light, cheap HF bar clamps, especially for the price. There’s an easy fix using scrap strips of wood. Remove the clamp en...
Maple Leaf Woodworking 40 14,087 10-12-2019, 08:19 PM
  0 Thread: selling woodworking hand tools
Post: RE: selling woodworking hand tools

Actually, in the case of Admiral, it really is good enough to be true. I've done business with him, and he's the real deal. If I were the OP, I'd call him up straight away because it's pretty clear th...
Maple Leaf Tool Swap N' Sell 18 6,634 09-23-2019, 08:36 PM

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