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  0 Thread: Best wood/finish for outdoor
Post: RE: Best wood/finish for outdoor

(12-10-2018, 10:47 PM)RB61 Wrote: I plan to build a small loft door for a designer (?) barn . I would like to hear from forum members regarding the best wood and paint to use in an attempt to maximi...
RB61 Woodworking 8 3,130 12-13-2018, 10:06 PM
  0 Thread: Best wood/finish for outdoor
Post: Best wood/finish for outdoor

I plan to build a small loft door for a designer (?) barn . I would like to hear from forum members regarding the best wood and paint to use in an attempt to maximize its life and minimize maintenance...
RB61 Woodworking 8 3,130 12-10-2018, 10:47 PM
  0 Thread: #5 1/2 plane
Post: RE: #5 1/2 plane

(04-09-2018, 12:59 PM)Peter Tremblay Wrote: Hello all, I'm curious about the #5 1/2. Anyone have one?   What are your thoughts about the blade width? If I were to make my own bevel down jack pla...
RB61 Woodworking Hand Tools 32 16,874 04-15-2018, 10:19 PM
  0 Thread: NAREX Classic vs Premium chisels
Post: RE: NAREX, "Classic" vs "Premium" chisels

It appears as if I should have placed a colon between NAREX and Classic NAREX: Classic vs Premium.
RB61 Woodworking Hand Tools 10 7,837 12-04-2017, 12:36 AM
  0 Thread: NAREX Classic vs Premium chisels
Post: RE: NAREX Classic vs Premium chisels

(12-03-2017, 06:44 PM)Mark A Smith Wrote: I think RB61 was trying to compare Narex Classic with Narex Premium chisels. Lee Valley has the Classic chisels and states they have a narrow land. Highlan...
RB61 Woodworking Hand Tools 10 7,837 12-03-2017, 06:51 PM
  0 Thread: NAREX Classic vs Premium chisels
Post: NAREX Classic vs Premium chisels

I think I may have seen additional variations advertised also. The "Classic" ads emphasize the tapered lands, but I don't see this verbiage on the ads for "Premium". Can someone help me understand t...
RB61 Woodworking Hand Tools 10 7,837 12-03-2017, 03:14 PM
  0 Thread: LV Special Buy carvers
Post: LV Special Buy carvers

I just received an announcement from LV regarding a Special Buy on carving chisels that they are offering. I was interested because they might be a good starter set for me. Anyone recognize these? ht...
RB61 Woodworking Hand Tools 14 7,743 10-17-2017, 02:46 PM
  0 Thread: Pony clamps and Jorgensen back in business
Post: RE: Pony clamps and Jorgensen back in business

(07-24-2017, 12:44 PM)Phil Thien Wrote: A #1 Happy Sunshine Clamp Company. :)
RB61 Woodworking Hand Tools 10 17,820 07-24-2017, 01:05 PM
  0 Thread: What types of chisels are you using
Post: RE: What types of chisels are you using

LN 750  Narex mortise/skew/paring
RB61 Woodworking Hand Tools 37 20,638 05-30-2017, 09:18 PM
  0 Thread: Irwin adj bit part
Post: RE: Irwin adj bit part

I think I found it in their catalog. I have seen one of their stores locally. Hope I don't have to buy a 100. Thanks to everyone for their help. If this doesn't work out, I will get the hacksaw out a...
RB61 Woodworking Hand Tools 13 6,510 05-12-2017, 12:43 PM
  0 Thread: Irwin adj bit part
Post: RE: Irwin adj bit part

Got sidetracked for a while. It is  1/4 x 28. Local corner hardware store had it but only in allen wrench head. For general information, Lowes does not stock this thread. looks like I will not be able...
RB61 Woodworking Hand Tools 13 6,510 05-11-2017, 04:55 PM
  0 Thread: Vintage hand made workbench...
Post: Vintage hand made workbench...

to be destroyed. Craigslist, Minneapolis  WANTED: woodworking handyman (Mounds View) hide this posting I have a wooden workbench my great grandfather made entirely by hand, it's 100% wood and it's...
RB61 Woodworking Hand Tools 7 4,036 05-04-2017, 07:16 PM
  0 Thread: What is this plane?
Post: RE: What is this plane?

$109 Rabbet block plane https://www.finetools.com.au/products/lu...lock-plane
RB61 Woodworking Hand Tools 8 5,643 05-03-2017, 09:25 PM
  0 Thread: Irwin adj bit part
Post: RE: Irwin adj bit part

(05-01-2017, 06:39 AM)JimReed@Tallahassee Wrote: Not to be the parade rainer here, BUT, has anyone had success with such bits? I bought several back in the day and could never get them to work relia...
RB61 Woodworking Hand Tools 13 6,510 05-01-2017, 09:02 AM
  0 Thread: Irwin adj bit part
Post: Irwin adj bit part

This vintage bit came in a group tool buy. It needs an adjustment screw/bolt. The slot has been severely abused. Any ideas as to where I can obtain one? Thanks
RB61 Woodworking Hand Tools 13 6,510 04-30-2017, 08:14 PM
  0 Thread: Hand Plane Surface Grinding
Post: RE: Hand Plane Surface Grinding

Have you talked directly to Tom? It may be true, but this has been a rumor several times in the last few years.
RB61 Woodworking Hand Tools 36 20,116 04-26-2017, 02:04 PM
  0 Thread: A1 steel question
Post: A1 steel question

I was recently given the newest version of a Stanley 62. I have checked it out and used it for a few weeks. It seems to function very well. My understanding is that the blade is A1. Does anyone know i...
RB61 Woodworking Hand Tools 2 2,123 04-12-2017, 04:02 PM
  0 Thread: Round-side Stanley Bedrock planes...
Post: RE: Round-side Stanley Bedrock planes...

They do exist. I have a round side 605 1/2 smooth sole.
RB61 Woodworking Hand Tools 10 6,554 03-16-2017, 03:52 PM
  0 Thread: LN o1 chisels
Post: RE: LN o1 chisels

(02-03-2017, 12:41 AM)AHill Wrote: Since there are so many other chisel makers out there with O1 steel, I don't think the LN chisels will come at any kind of premium.  The new Veritas chisels can be...
RB61 Woodworking Hand Tools 8 5,467 02-03-2017, 01:15 AM
  0 Thread: LN o1 chisels
Post: LN o1 chisels

Since LN discontinued the o1 bevel chisels, do you think used chisels will demand a premium for users that prefer o1 steel? Thanks
RB61 Woodworking Hand Tools 8 5,467 02-01-2017, 07:58 PM

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