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  0 Thread: Dovetail angle
Post: RE: Dovetail angle

Typically, 1:6 or 9.5* for softwood, 1:8 or 7* for hardwood. Some deviations from either angle are perfectly fine. Regardless of the exact angles (unless they are too extreme or spacing poorly done or...
Handplanesandmore Woodworking Hand Tools 4 214 Yesterday, 03:35 PM
  0 Thread: Interesting video that may change your mind
Post: RE: Interesting video that may change your mind

How old were the joints and how much changes had they gone through in humidity conditions? My point is that don't throw away everything you've learned about end grain and glue-------yet. Not until the...
Handplanesandmore Woodworking 9 783 09-10-2021, 12:41 AM
  0 Thread: LN Scrub Plans back in limited stock
Post: RE: LN Scrub Plans back in limited stock

My local guild has resumed our meetings. Almost everyone is in a good mood to buy toys after getting shut out for a year and a half. Many have changed their priorities, and instead of travels, are spe...
Handplanesandmore Woodworking Hand Tools 7 913 09-05-2021, 12:23 PM
  0 Thread: Woodpeckers Rip-Flip Fence Stop System
Post: RE: Woodpeckers Rip-Flip Fence Stop System

(09-03-2021, 08:33 AM)Tapper Wrote: Sorry Simon, I've just NEVER had the difference in scales/tapes on any instruments in my shop be a serious problem when doing woodworking. I haven't done museum ...
Handplanesandmore Woodworking Power Tools 40 2,621 09-03-2021, 09:59 PM
  0 Thread: Woodpeckers Rip-Flip Fence Stop System
Post: RE: Woodpeckers Rip-Flip Fence Stop System

(09-03-2021, 05:42 AM)KyleD Wrote: Now I can use that tape measure to insure my other tapes are accurate as well. This is exactly my point. Unless you have measuring tapes identical to the digita...
Handplanesandmore Woodworking Power Tools 40 2,621 09-03-2021, 08:22 AM
  0 Thread: Woodpeckers Rip-Flip Fence Stop System
Post: RE: Woodpeckers Rip-Flip Fence Stop System

Tapper I suppose it "ain't a perfect world!" Doug That's why no matter how accurate a digital scale on the table saw was calibrated, it could throw my cuts off if I forgot to that very same tape tha...
Handplanesandmore Woodworking Power Tools 40 2,621 09-02-2021, 07:53 PM
  0 Thread: September Project?
Post: RE: September Project?

Check with a few local computer repair shops. Some may be able to fix/ recover your data. Simon
Handplanesandmore Woodworking Hand Tools 6 450 09-02-2021, 10:03 AM
  0 Thread: Woodpeckers Rip-Flip Fence Stop System
Post: RE: Woodpeckers Rip-Flip Fence Stop System

Even standard tapes of the same brand from the same company may not be identical. I have different brands and there're discrepancies among them. Simon
Handplanesandmore Woodworking Power Tools 40 2,621 09-02-2021, 12:55 AM
  0 Thread: September Project?
Post: RE: September Project?

I admire your "glass is half full" attitude! Simon
Handplanesandmore Woodworking Hand Tools 6 450 08-31-2021, 07:05 PM
  0 Thread: Woodpeckers Rip-Flip Fence Stop System
Post: RE: Woodpeckers Rip-Flip Fence Stop System

(08-30-2021, 04:55 PM)Tapper Wrote: Don't these digital devices come with both standard and metric settings? What kind of tapes do you have? Doug I use both, but mostly imperial. My point is that ...
Handplanesandmore Woodworking Power Tools 40 2,621 08-31-2021, 06:44 PM
  0 Thread: Woodpeckers Rip-Flip Fence Stop System
Post: RE: Woodpeckers Rip-Flip Fence Stop System

(08-29-2021, 09:47 AM)cpolubin Wrote: I've had good luck with the iGaging digital  read out. No drilling and easy installation. https://www.chipsfly.com/tablesaw-digital.html Cliff If I were to n...
Handplanesandmore Woodworking Power Tools 40 2,621 08-29-2021, 10:36 AM
  0 Thread: Woodpeckers Rip-Flip Fence Stop System
Post: RE: Woodpeckers Rip-Flip Fence Stop System

If there was a REAL need, I'd buy it, so the price wasn't a consideration for me. I have little to no needs to do repetitive ripping cuts as described in the WP demo, so I wouldn't buy it. I only bu...
Handplanesandmore Woodworking Power Tools 40 2,621 08-24-2021, 01:11 PM
  0 Thread: Veritas Bullnose vs Veritas Trim plane
Post: RE: Veritas Bullnose vs Veritas Trim plane

(08-23-2021, 07:55 AM)AHill Wrote: The OP never states why he want's one or what task he needs it for.  There's truth in all the responses. That's why a picture or two included in a question will a...
Handplanesandmore Woodworking Hand Tools 15 1,033 08-23-2021, 08:23 AM
  0 Thread: Veritas Bullnose vs Veritas Trim plane
Post: RE: Veritas Bullnose vs Veritas Trim plane

Add me to the chisel camp. With luck, may be you'd get a bullnose in one of the Cyber Sale events that Lee Valley Tools runs in the fall. Simon
Handplanesandmore Woodworking Hand Tools 15 1,033 08-22-2021, 06:58 PM
  0 Thread: Veritas Bullnose vs Veritas Trim plane
Post: RE: Veritas Bullnose vs Veritas Trim plane

(08-22-2021, 02:19 PM)AHill Wrote: The bullnose plane is basically a shoulder plane. The bullnose doesn't have a large front toe as the shoulder; when good registration and control on the front is n...
Handplanesandmore Woodworking Hand Tools 15 1,033 08-22-2021, 04:40 PM
  0 Thread: Veritas Bullnose vs Veritas Trim plane
Post: RE: Veritas Bullnose vs Veritas Trim plane

Do you have a shoulder plane? Can you do what you want to do with the toe (front) part of the shoulder plane removed (which can work like, but not exactly as, a bullnose? Whether it's the bullose or ...
Handplanesandmore Woodworking Hand Tools 15 1,033 08-22-2021, 11:35 AM
  0 Thread: Tablesaw Placement in New Shop
Post: RE: Tablesaw Placement in New Shop

As TKDPE said, make it mobile, assuming technically you can do so (even the best mobile system like the sawstop one is not that expensive). Place your saw such that your back is NOT facing the garage...
Handplanesandmore Woodworking 17 1,053 08-22-2021, 08:50 AM
  0 Thread: Help with a strange hand saw.
Post: RE: Help with a strange hand saw.

I have to say this. If it was a decorative piece, it was an ugly one. So ugly that I don't want it anywhere close to my shop. Whoever decided to cut the saw out like that had poor taste. It was a disa...
Handplanesandmore Woodworking Hand Tools 17 1,095 08-21-2021, 08:47 AM
  0 Thread: Assembling a drawer
Post: RE: Assembling a drawer

(08-20-2021, 12:35 PM)Gcook12 Wrote: The front is curved by design and the groove extends out the back. I am concerned that it I attach it at the back there would be no room to expand in the front ...
Handplanesandmore Woodworking 11 982 08-20-2021, 03:32 PM
  0 Thread: Workbench buy/make/hybrid advice
Post: RE: Workbench buy/make/hybrid advice

(08-20-2021, 08:28 AM)Cooler Wrote: Cross brace for bottom shelf. The legs must not be attached to the top just by themselves as they won't be strong enough to resist racking. This is a better str...
Handplanesandmore Woodworking 36 2,676 08-20-2021, 12:58 PM

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