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  0 Thread: How should I sharpen this scorp?
Post: RE: How should I sharpen this scorp?

I agree with Jack. You're not likely to notice a big improvement in performance if you were to level that out. Probably best to focus on just getting it sharp. Fortunately the bevel is on the conve...
Bibliophile 13 Woodworking Hand Tools 2 945 09-18-2020, 05:11 PM
  0 Thread: cedar for window trim?
Post: RE: cedar for window trim?

I would opt for cypress over cedar. Cypress paints better, typically has fewer knots, and doesn't split as easily--just much easier to work with overall. Plus, with cedar you have to use only the he...
Bibliophile 13 Woodworking 17 2,180 09-18-2020, 04:55 PM
  0 Thread: Building out of Construction Lumber
Post: RE: Building out of Construction Lumber

I don't know what's available in your area, but down where I live the only 4X4s available at the home centers are pressure-treated.  There are two problems with those: 1. they are sold absolutely soak...
Bibliophile 13 Woodworking 25 5,197 09-18-2020, 04:49 PM
  0 Thread: English layout square
Post: RE: English layout square

Looks cool, though. How hard is it to get one of those things trued up, anyway? I've never really been tempted to make one of my own, but I'm sure they're useful, and they sure do look cool. Did y...
Bibliophile 13 Woodworking Hand Tools 5 1,398 08-08-2020, 02:03 PM
  0 Thread: Newly Rehabbed Langdon Miter Box
Post: RE: Newly Rehabbed Langdon Miter Box

Dang, that looks great. Now let's see it with some sawdust!
Bibliophile 13 Woodworking Hand Tools 13 2,884 07-28-2020, 01:08 PM
  0 Thread: Small Router Plane
Post: RE: Small Router Plane

That looks great! I especially like the wooden knobs. Have you tried it out much yet? Does the blade want to rotate as much as it does on the Veritas?
Bibliophile 13 Woodworking Hand Tools 8 2,576 07-27-2020, 07:53 PM
  0 Thread: Sharpening Station
Post: RE: Sharpening Station

Try it and see. Moving stones do add, um... an interesting dimension to sharpening, that's for sure. I've found this out when I fail to put anti-skid padding under my stones when I place them on the...
Bibliophile 13 Woodworking Hand Tools 3 1,218 07-24-2020, 07:46 PM
  0 Thread: Hand Tool Podcasts?
Post: RE: Hand Tool Podcasts?

mongo Wrote: (07-20-2020, 09:14 PM) -- I also enjoy Hand Tool Book Review, Ray is also a really nice guy, but I may also be biased. Bob Rozaieski did some hand tool podcasts as well if you haven't...
Bibliophile 13 Woodworking Hand Tools 4 2,249 07-22-2020, 10:56 AM
  0 Thread: Shipping furniture
Post: RE: Shipping furniture

First thing, you're going to want to knock together a crate for that. Nothing fancy--just cheap 1Xs from the home center and some plywood. Put padding all around the table, especially at all the cor...
Bibliophile 13 Woodworking 17 3,083 07-20-2020, 06:01 PM
  0 Thread: Gotta brag on my son-
Post: RE: Gotta brag on my son-

Well done! Thanks so much for sharing that. The table looks really nice, too. Well deserved!
Bibliophile 13 Woodworking 18 3,432 07-20-2020, 05:56 PM
  0 Thread: Poplar for Workbench base
Post: RE: Poplar for Workbench base

Make them thick enough, and it will do just fine. Especially if you're going to mortise everything together, I think you'll find poplar easier to work than some harder woods. Poplar isn't the stiffe...
Bibliophile 13 Woodworking 20 3,612 07-20-2020, 03:39 PM
  0 Thread: Hand Tool Podcasts?
Post: Hand Tool Podcasts?

So now that everybody is listening to podcasts these days, do you folks have some hand-tool-centric (or general woodworking) podcasts that you've been enjoying?  I don't have a whole lot of time f...
Bibliophile 13 Woodworking Hand Tools 4 2,249 07-18-2020, 01:25 PM
  0 Thread: Using the leftovers
Post: RE: Using the leftovers

Resawing with a bandsaw is a tricky thing. Tension, blade guides, and everything else has to be dead-on. The right blade, freshly sharp, helps a lot, too. That 1/2" blade seems like it has too many ...
Bibliophile 13 Woodworking Hand Tools 36 5,579 07-17-2020, 12:46 PM
  0 Thread: Help: Lathe (What and Where to buy?)
Post: RE: Help: Lathe (What and Where to buy?)

I've done just a little bit of turning. But what they say is true: the late itself is the cheap part! It's all the accessories that will get you. I started out turning now and then on a friend's ...
Bibliophile 13 Woodworking Power Tools 31 4,833 07-15-2020, 09:57 PM
  0 Thread: Summer Projects
Post: RE: Summer Projects

No, Chris, no milk paint for this one! My son's dresser was done in milk paint a few years ago, and it really does look nice in its own way. But for some reason this one seemed to want the clear coa...
Bibliophile 13 Woodworking Hand Tools 4 1,101 07-15-2020, 04:46 PM
  0 Thread: WTB Stanley #3 for My Son
Post: RE: WTB Stanley #3 for My Son

Okay, thanks folks! I think I have what I need now.
Bibliophile 13 Tool Swap N' Sell 3 838 07-14-2020, 11:39 AM
  0 Thread: Summer Projects
Post: Summer Projects

Hey folks, long time no see!  Now that it's summer I finally have a little time to check in on WoodNet again.  I've missed everyone.  I just wanted to share a couple projects I completed recently ...
Bibliophile 13 Woodworking Hand Tools 4 1,101 07-14-2020, 11:18 AM
  0 Thread: Granite Top Table Saws
Post: RE: Granite Top Table Saws

Not a table saw, but I have a Steel City bandsaw with a granite top. It does add considerable weight to the saw, which is a good thing. It's in a pretty damp environment, so non-rustable parts is a ...
Bibliophile 13 Woodworking Power Tools 9 9,581 07-13-2020, 04:31 PM
  0 Thread: WTB Stanley #3 for My Son
Post: RE: WTB Stanley #3 for My Son

Thanks, Arlin!!
Bibliophile 13 Tool Swap N' Sell 3 838 07-13-2020, 03:44 PM
  0 Thread: WTB Stanley #3 for My Son
Post: WTB Stanley #3 for My Son

My son, who is in elementary school, is really interested in woodworking now.  He always wants to help out at the bench.  So I'm slowly collecting hand tools for him. Here's a little post I wrote up a...
Bibliophile 13 Tool Swap N' Sell 3 838 07-13-2020, 12:59 PM

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