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  0 Thread: Dovetail angle
Post: RE: Dovetail angle

Re: Everything moves as one piece. I don't get it. I expect it’s just an attempt to discredit the excellent looking dovetails that have already been posted in this thread. Skinny pins are a more co...
Greg Jones Woodworking Hand Tools 44 2,442 09-24-2021, 05:01 PM
  0 Thread: Bench Chisels with Blackwood Handles
Post: RE: Bench Chisels with Blackwood Handles

Wow, just stunning!
Greg Jones Woodworking Hand Tools 11 1,158 09-10-2021, 11:36 AM
  0 Thread: WTB- S&K 10mm wrench
Post: RE: WTB- S&K 10mm wrench

museumguy Wrote: (08-28-2021, 06:53 AM) -- Ok, gotta ask. Do you mean SK tools? Every search for S&K turns up SK, never heard of them referred to as S&K. Just curious. -- Originally they were S-K Too...
Greg Jones Tool Swap N' Sell 11 1,048 08-28-2021, 07:27 AM
  0 Thread: Starting a Project for August?
Post: RE: Starting a Project for August?

MarkSingleton Wrote: (08-17-2021, 07:09 PM) -- I enjoy your posts Bandit. You not only work on your projects, but also take pics, and share them here.   That kind of extra work is appreciated by...
Greg Jones Woodworking Hand Tools 51 3,810 08-18-2021, 03:25 PM
  0 Thread: Braces who made them
Post: RE: Braces who made them

I’m a bit of a brace collector, and for a user brace the Craftsman models can be a steal. They are built just as nice as their MF cousins, don’t command as high a price as MF, and they are often found...
Greg Jones Woodworking Hand Tools 3 478 08-05-2021, 02:39 PM
  0 Thread: Hand saw sharpening - What am I doing wrong?
Post: RE: Hand saw sharpening - What am I doing wrong?

wmickley Wrote: (07-13-2021, 05:26 PM) -- I have been sharpening saws since 1974. I do handwork for a living. You are sending a link to two hobbyists? -- Here’s a thought-post a link to one item th...
Greg Jones Woodworking Hand Tools 19 2,025 07-13-2021, 05:46 PM
  0 Thread: Dustless De-Nib, a few years late
Post: RE: Dustless De-Nib, a few years late

Timberwolf Wrote: (07-06-2021, 12:49 PM) -- .......... Nice work Greg!!!!! :yes: I had visions of making one using two hose clamps.. :laugh: -- Hose clamps would work, and add a hillbilly cha...
Greg Jones Woodworking Hand Tools 12 1,238 07-06-2021, 12:54 PM
  0 Thread: Dustless De-Nib, a few years late
Post: RE: Dustless De-Nib, a few years late

Here’s a picture of the one I made. It’s 2” in diameter and 4” long. I took a 1-day workshop at the Berea College broom making department and each participant made 3 ‘brooms’. I made a whisk and a dus...
Greg Jones Woodworking Hand Tools 12 1,238 07-06-2021, 10:53 AM
  0 Thread: Dustless De-Nib, a few years late
Post: RE: Dustless De-Nib, a few years late

Nice, it looks great! I made my own polissoir a few years ago and while I don’t use it often, it does make a great finishing tool.
Greg Jones Woodworking Hand Tools 12 1,238 07-05-2021, 05:41 PM
  0 Thread: LN guide with veritas side rabbet plane
Post: RE: LN guide with veritas side rabbet plane

cpolubin Wrote: (06-14-2021, 03:26 PM) -- The skew angle LN uses is different than the angle Veritas uses. I tried the LN guide and for bench chisels and plane blades it worked OK with Veritas produc...
Greg Jones Woodworking Hand Tools 3 591 06-14-2021, 04:19 PM
  0 Thread: LN guide with veritas side rabbet plane
Post: RE: LN guide with veritas side rabbet plane

Juss1 Wrote: (06-14-2021, 02:19 PM) -- Anyone know if the 30° Skewed Jaws for the LN honing guide will work with the veritas side rabbet plane?  If so, do you need to get both the right and left vers...
Greg Jones Woodworking Hand Tools 3 591 06-14-2021, 03:17 PM
  0 Thread: Ruler trick - any reason not to use it?
Post: RE: Ruler trick - any reason not to use it?

Handplanesandmore Wrote: (06-10-2021, 02:28 PM) -- ha....tantamount to a well-equipped power tool guy saying no reason to use any hand tools in his work. :smirk:  Simon -- Leave it to two of the g...
Greg Jones Woodworking Hand Tools 25 3,435 06-10-2021, 04:43 PM
  0 Thread: Ruler trick - any reason not to use it?
Post: RE: Ruler trick - any reason not to use it?

adamcherubini Wrote: (06-03-2021, 07:28 PM) -- Negative. I think it only works for irons with straight edges. For me that’s only fitting planes by definition. All of my surfacing planes/bench planes ...
Greg Jones Woodworking Hand Tools 25 3,435 06-04-2021, 06:49 AM
  0 Thread: Ruler trick - any reason not to use it?
Post: RE: Ruler trick - any reason not to use it?

So in response to the original question-“Besides chisels are there any instances where the ruler trick should not be used.”, the answer appears to be no. At least that’s my summary of what I hear hear...
Greg Jones Woodworking Hand Tools 25 3,435 06-03-2021, 04:45 PM
  0 Thread: A jig better than the "ruler trick"??
Post: RE: A jig better than the "ruler trick"??

Timberwolf Wrote: (06-03-2021, 10:22 AM) -- ............ Machinery vendors used to give those rulers out to machinists as an advertisement...I have a bunch of them..But why couldn't a person grind ...
Greg Jones Woodworking Hand Tools 27 3,152 06-03-2021, 12:48 PM
  0 Thread: A jig better than the "ruler trick"??
Post: RE: A jig better than the "ruler trick"??

Handplanesandmore Wrote: (06-02-2021, 08:55 PM) -- I'd let the full product titles, descriptions and images speak for themselves: https://robcosman.com/products/pec-sharpening-rule https://www....
Greg Jones Woodworking Hand Tools 27 3,152 06-03-2021, 05:11 AM
  0 Thread: A jig better than the "ruler trick"??
Post: RE: A jig better than the "ruler trick"??

Handplanesandmore Wrote: (06-02-2021, 05:56 AM) -- L-N 's isn't sold as a ruler trick ruler, but as a regular steel ruler which can be used for the ruler trick.  Cosman's is not a ruler but just a s...
Greg Jones Woodworking Hand Tools 27 3,152 06-02-2021, 01:05 PM
  0 Thread: Veritas shooting board - backing board problem
Post: RE: Veritas shooting board - backing board problem

Something is mounted wrong or drilled wrong. In addition to the gap, the fence should be flush with each side of the base.
Greg Jones Woodworking Hand Tools 5 721 06-02-2021, 12:56 PM
  0 Thread: A jig better than the "ruler trick"??
Post: RE: A jig better than the "ruler trick"??

Handplanesandmore Wrote: (06-01-2021, 11:57 AM) -- Rob Cosman even sells a "ruler" just for the ruler trick!!! Unbelievable. :smirk: -- So does Lie-Nielsen, but the LN version is a reasonable $3.00.
Greg Jones Woodworking Hand Tools 27 3,152 06-02-2021, 04:24 AM
  0 Thread: A jig better than the "ruler trick"??
Post: RE: A jig better than the "ruler trick"??

The ruler trick technique naturally maintains the same micro bevel, as long as the same width stone is used every time. For right-handed sharpeners the (thin) ruler is placed on the very right edge of...
Greg Jones Woodworking Hand Tools 27 3,152 06-01-2021, 05:47 AM

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