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  0 Thread: Workbench Top Material
Post: RE: Workbench Top Material

tablesawtom Wrote: (07-16-2022, 07:06 AM) -- It boils down to cost. Benches made in Europe are made out of Beach because it is a common wood there just like Maple is here.  Beach is more of an open g...
wmickley Woodworking Hand Tools 23 1,201 07-16-2022, 08:31 AM
  0 Thread: Paul Sellers sharpening system, which diamond stones?
Post: RE: Paul Sellers sharpening system, which diamond ...

CStan Wrote: (06-25-2022, 02:47 PM) -- The guy's probably sawing and chiseling some Indonesian native species that's five kajillion on the Janka scale. -- Or maybe he learned his sharpening by watc...
wmickley Woodworking Hand Tools 152 7,733 06-26-2022, 07:26 AM
  0 Thread: Paul Sellers sharpening system, which diamond stones?
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adamcherubini Wrote: (06-23-2022, 05:41 PM) -- A little surprised by that Japanese woodworker. Sawing looked pretty sloppy. I think he didn’t attack the line like I would have, which resulted in a lo...
wmickley Woodworking Hand Tools 152 7,733 06-24-2022, 06:04 PM
  0 Thread: Going off of Pedders post
Post: RE: Going off of Pedders post

adamcherubini Wrote: (05-13-2022, 01:28 PM) -- Is it me or did that guy in the video appear to really struggle with that stair saw? I found that difficult to watch. Is that why you mentioned cross cu...
wmickley Woodworking Hand Tools 68 3,896 05-13-2022, 05:19 PM
  0 Thread: Heat Treating Old Chisels
Post: RE: Heat Treating Old Chisels

ricagamb Wrote: (05-04-2022, 09:55 PM) -- I have been collecting and refurbishing old chisels to resell mostly and keep the good ones. I have noticed that there seems to be a wide variation of hardne...
wmickley Woodworking Hand Tools 12 1,203 05-05-2022, 07:33 AM
  0 Thread: Paul Sellers sharpening system, which diamond stones?
Post: RE: Paul Sellers sharpening system, which diamond ...

AHill Wrote: (04-27-2022, 07:00 AM) -- I really don't care if Sellers doesn't prep his wood using power tools.  Plenty of WN members are hybrid woodworkers.  Maybe only a handful actually prep raw st...
wmickley Woodworking Hand Tools 152 7,733 05-03-2022, 02:28 PM
  0 Thread: Paul Sellers sharpening system, which diamond stones?
Post: RE: Paul Sellers sharpening system, which diamond ...

Ricky Wrote: (04-26-2022, 01:47 PM) -- Nah, you needn't be bothered.  Paul has plenty of videos showing his use of scrub planes, jointer planes, dado planes, plough planes, router planes (he even sho...
wmickley Woodworking Hand Tools 152 7,733 04-26-2022, 03:33 PM
  0 Thread: Paul Sellers sharpening system, which diamond stones?
Post: RE: Paul Sellers sharpening system, which diamond ...

Ricky Wrote: (04-26-2022, 04:28 AM) -- He's a good teacher. :yes:  Takes much of the mystery and confusion out of his craft. -- I watched the sharpening videos on chisels and plane irons. It is pitif...
wmickley Woodworking Hand Tools 152 7,733 04-26-2022, 06:13 AM
  0 Thread: saw making
Post: RE: saw making

adamcherubini Wrote: (04-21-2022, 11:16 PM) -- Can’t respond to everything above. I’ll just say: 1) 18th c saws don’t look like 19th c saws. I think the burg was looking for the most visual accuracy ...
wmickley Woodworking Hand Tools 146 10,334 04-22-2022, 07:09 AM
  0 Thread: saw making
Post: RE: saw making

There are an awful lot of weird notions in this thread. I knew George Wilson when he used to run the instrument maker shop. That was almost forty years ago. I think I knew Jon Laubach as well.  Willi...
wmickley Woodworking Hand Tools 146 10,334 04-19-2022, 07:57 PM
  0 Thread: Going off of Pedders post
Post: RE: Going off of Pedders post

Pedder Wrote: (04-14-2022, 07:18 AM) -- Now I see. Good, our saw design doesn't do that - except a fine joinery saw for a big handed person. And how does the handle interfere with that? Chee...
wmickley Woodworking Hand Tools 68 3,896 04-14-2022, 08:06 AM
  0 Thread: Going off of Pedders post
Post: RE: Going off of Pedders post

RonB195 Wrote: (04-13-2022, 04:19 PM) -- Lastly, Given you prefer to dig out the half blind dovetails with the back of your saw, I would be happy to send you one of my toothed half blind tools to kee...
wmickley Woodworking Hand Tools 68 3,896 04-14-2022, 06:50 AM
  0 Thread: Going off of Pedders post
Post: RE: Going off of Pedders post

Pedder Wrote: (04-14-2022, 04:16 AM) -- I can't see how that would be a problem of any saw esp. noch a back saw Just clamp the workpiece higher in the holding devise. Or do I misunderstand you? C...
wmickley Woodworking Hand Tools 68 3,896 04-14-2022, 06:41 AM
  0 Thread: Going off of Pedders post
Post: RE: Going off of Pedders post

Pedder Wrote: (04-13-2022, 12:47 AM) -- On a saw it is mostly about the sharpening and setting. Even a 1000 $ saw with bronce spine, mother of pearl inlay and polished with some hokus pokus oil is ...
wmickley Woodworking Hand Tools 68 3,896 04-13-2022, 03:28 PM
  0 Thread: Lie-Nielsen Toolworks
Post: RE: Lie-Nielsen Toolworks

Handplanesandmore Wrote: (04-10-2022, 12:22 PM) -- Care to explain why that was a benefit at all? A benefit to the vendors or to woodworkers or to both? Simon -- I have been to a dozen Lie Niels...
wmickley Woodworking Hand Tools 27 3,321 04-11-2022, 06:33 AM
  0 Thread: saw making
Post: RE: saw making

In England the guys who did pit sawing burned down the saw mills for over a hundred years.
wmickley Woodworking Hand Tools 146 10,334 04-09-2022, 12:27 PM
  0 Thread: What ever happened to…
Post: RE: What ever happened to…

Bruce Haugen Wrote: (04-01-2022, 08:10 PM) -- Todd posted mostly on WoodCentral, and he hasn’t been active there for several years. -- Todd Hughes was kicked off this forum. He ruffled too many fin...
wmickley Woodworking Hand Tools 26 3,603 04-01-2022, 09:40 PM
  0 Thread: saw making
Post: RE: saw making

Derek Cohen Wrote: (03-25-2022, 08:51 AM) -- Say something nice for a change, Warren. Enough with the constant criticism. It's tiring. Regards from Perth Der -- A lawyer tried to deceive me b...
wmickley Woodworking Hand Tools 146 10,334 03-25-2022, 09:31 AM
  0 Thread: saw making
Post: RE: saw making

Pedder Wrote: (03-25-2022, 07:32 AM) -- I don't think so. Shane Skelton makes beautiful things with beech and his peacock oil I do offer beech, but people don't choose it. Cheers Pedder -- S...
wmickley Woodworking Hand Tools 146 10,334 03-25-2022, 08:10 AM
  0 Thread: saw making
Post: RE: saw making

Adam Cherubini seems to be the only one who figured out that beech makes the best handles.
wmickley Woodworking Hand Tools 146 10,334 03-25-2022, 07:17 AM

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