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  0 Thread: Birds eye Maple chisel handles
Post: RE: Birds eye Maple chisel handles

Ron Brese Wrote: (01-30-2023, 11:14 AM) -- Birds eye maple seems to have fallen out of favor in the last couple years. I haven't seen it used much in furniture as of late. I obtained this material fr...
RonB1957 Woodworking Hand Tools 9 373 02-02-2023, 11:10 PM
  0 Thread: General Int. druum sanders?
Post: RE: General Int. druum sanders?

jteneyck Wrote: (01-17-2023, 07:42 PM) -- No idea where to buy the part.  I couldn't even find a manual for it.  What's it look like?  I would think you could fabricate a replacement or fashion a com...
RonB1957 Woodworking Power Tools 9 508 01-17-2023, 09:40 PM
  0 Thread: General Int. druum sanders?
Post: RE: General Int. druum sanders?

jteneyck Wrote: (01-15-2023, 11:22 AM) -- My friend has a Steel City 25".  Same machine basically.  You might look for a used Steel City.  I'm not sure GI ever made a 25" one.   John -- Well, My...
RonB1957 Woodworking Power Tools 9 508 01-17-2023, 07:26 PM
  0 Thread: General Int. druum sanders?
Post: RE: General Int. druum sanders?

jteneyck Wrote: (01-13-2023, 01:51 PM) -- It looks like they no longer offer one anymore, but why do you care, you have one?  I've had one for several years.  Works great.  If anything breaks, I'm pr...
RonB1957 Woodworking Power Tools 9 508 01-14-2023, 10:23 AM
  0 Thread: General Int. druum sanders?
Post: General Int. druum sanders?

Ok. So I have been out of the loop as of late. Remodeling my house, etc. I have a General International 24" double drum sander. A great time saver for me and it's been a good work horse. But they seem...
RonB1957 Woodworking Power Tools 9 508 01-13-2023, 01:06 PM
  0 Thread: Router died suddenly
Post: RE: Router died suddenly

brianwelch Wrote: (11-17-2022, 08:07 PM) -- This might sound silly, but check your power source...I recently thought I had an issue with a Delta lunchbox planer that stopped suddenly, and was sure I ...
RonB1957 Woodworking Power Tools 13 1,363 11-20-2022, 12:37 AM
  0 Thread: Router died suddenly
Post: RE: Router died suddenly

Bob Vaughan Wrote: (11-17-2022, 09:17 AM) -- A hand router upside down in a table is a very high risk position for that tool.  Every now and then a chip falls down in the motor and shreds some of the...
RonB1957 Woodworking Power Tools 13 1,363 11-17-2022, 09:49 AM
  0 Thread: Router died suddenly
Post: RE: Router died suddenly

jteneyck Wrote: (11-16-2022, 11:32 AM) -- I had an old PC router where one of the wires broke inside the cord.  A continuity check found the problem.  Replaced the cord and all was well again.  On an...
RonB1957 Woodworking Power Tools 13 1,363 11-17-2022, 12:29 AM
  0 Thread: Router died suddenly
Post: Router died suddenly

Well I was using my router table with my PC 3hp multi speed router when suddenly it just stopped as if someone flipped a switch. It had been running fine through out the day. First I thought I had som...
RonB1957 Woodworking Power Tools 13 1,363 11-16-2022, 12:07 AM
  0 Thread: Acme Handsaw Filer Model HSF
Post: RE: Acme Handsaw Filer Model HSF

thomaskila Wrote: (05-06-2022, 08:51 PM) -- Kinda know what it is.  Don't know how to use it.  Definitely don't need it.  Absolutely wish I had it... GLWS! Earl -- Ahh. Just saw this. Will have...
RonB1957 Tool Swap N' Sell 26 2,401 05-07-2022, 10:06 PM
  0 Thread: looking for an ACME Saw vice to germany
Post: RE: looking for an ACME Saw vice to germany

Pedder Wrote: (05-06-2022, 06:34 AM) -- First of all: You suck big times. BUT: isn't it strictly forbidden to have more than one of theses vises? I pretty sure! So if you need any help (from a ...
RonB1957 Tool Swap N' Sell 13 1,143 05-06-2022, 09:14 AM
  0 Thread: looking for an ACME Saw vice to germany
Post: RE: looking for an ACME Saw vice to germany

Pedder Wrote: (05-05-2022, 04:41 AM) -- Thank you, Phil! 50 pounds is about 25 kilogramm, wich should not be a problem to fit in a big cardbox (used for movings) if you put enough material around i...
RonB1957 Tool Swap N' Sell 13 1,143 05-05-2022, 12:52 PM
  0 Thread: Acme Handsaw Filer Model HSF
Post: RE: Acme Handsaw Filer Model HSF

Pedder Wrote: (05-05-2022, 04:44 AM) -- It would be a shame to rip it apart, but if you ever think about selling the saw vice only and send it to Germany, please contact me. Cheers Pedder -- I ...
RonB1957 Tool Swap N' Sell 26 2,401 05-05-2022, 12:13 PM
  0 Thread: Acme Handsaw Filer Model HSF
Post: RE: Acme Handsaw Filer Model HSF

gov.cheese Wrote: (05-05-2022, 09:38 AM) -- Wowzer. Somebody's going to be happy. -- Figures it is way over there. Otherwise it would be in my shop already.
RonB1957 Tool Swap N' Sell 26 2,401 05-05-2022, 12:10 PM
  0 Thread: Toolmaker
Post: RE: Toolmaker

Timberwolf Wrote: (05-05-2022, 11:10 AM) -- One of the finest craftsman I know of...Paul Hamler...finest "tool genius" I have ever met...His work is so incredible it is mind boggling, especially to t...
RonB1957 Woodworking Hand Tools 14 1,687 05-05-2022, 12:07 PM
  0 Thread: Disston 3D Saw Vise
Post: RE: Disston 3D Saw Vise

Mike Brady Wrote: (05-01-2022, 06:46 PM) -- I agree with your praise of the Grammercy vise, but instead of bankrolling that purchase, I applied those dollars to the Lie-Nielsen Twin Screw Vise and ma...
RonB1957 Woodworking Hand Tools 40 3,518 05-01-2022, 09:35 PM
  0 Thread: stanley type 16 3c plane
Post: RE: stanley type 16 3c plane

Tapper Wrote: (04-30-2022, 02:54 PM) -- Not a problem - PM and e-mail received and replies sent. We all get busy. Thanks, Doug -- Plane is sold. Thanks Doug.
RonB1957 Tool Swap N' Sell 6 734 04-30-2022, 10:55 PM
  0 Thread: stanley type 16 3c plane
Post: RE: stanley type 16 3c plane

Tapper Wrote: (04-28-2022, 08:10 AM) -- No response from the OP. Doug -- So sorry. PM sent in return and pics. sent to email. Will post here shortly. Very busy week. :( Here you go. https://...
RonB1957 Tool Swap N' Sell 6 734 04-30-2022, 09:06 AM
  0 Thread: stanley type 16 3c plane
Post: stanley type 16 3c plane

I have this plane that is in pretty good shape with almost all of it's japanning, solid knob and handle etc. I bought it a couple years ago while looking for a type 17 or 18 smooth bottom. As the titl...
RonB1957 Tool Swap N' Sell 6 734 04-25-2022, 09:41 PM
  0 Thread: Going off of Pedders post
Post: RE: Going off of Pedders post

wmickley Wrote: (04-14-2022, 06:50 AM) -- I have no idea what you are talking about here, Ron. I have been making half blind dovetails for 45 years, but I don't know what digging out with the back of...
RonB1957 Woodworking Hand Tools 68 5,117 04-15-2022, 04:17 AM

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