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  0 Thread: Home made carcass saw question
Post: RE: Home made carcass saw question

(03-16-2021, 10:08 AM)Rob Young Wrote: Used the green LocTite and it had been fine on a saw kit I bought years ago with a milled back. Fortunately I didn't have to buy a bottle just for this applic...
pgriff Woodworking Hand Tools 16 1,973 03-16-2021, 12:38 PM
  0 Thread: Carving knife review
Post: RE: Carving knife review

(02-16-2021, 02:27 PM)Timberwolf Wrote: I recently received two knives from Amazon..Brand HUTSULS..and made in Western Ukraine and Romania....one is a hook knife and the other is an "upswept" edged ...
pgriff Woodworking Hand Tools 11 1,529 02-24-2021, 08:50 AM
  0 Thread: Tired of your old block plane??
Post: RE: Tired of your old block plane??

Looks Great, Jack! What did you use for the blade?
pgriff Woodworking Hand Tools 13 1,937 02-02-2021, 11:14 AM
  0 Thread: Pre separator for central vacuum
Post: RE: Pre separator for central vacuum

We have a Corgi that seems to shed a new dog every 2-3 weeks. I have an older Budd Vac system in the house that is mounted to the ceiling in my storage room. Could you explain or show me how you conne...
pgriff Home Improvement 8 1,348 11-05-2020, 10:35 AM
  0 Thread: New workbench
Post: RE: New workbench

The workbench I am planning on getting is 15 miles from me now. I will probably get it this weekend. It is definitely more substantial than the hollow core door that I am currently using. I have a res...
pgriff Woodworking Hand Tools 4 1,348 08-31-2020, 09:29 AM
  0 Thread: New workbench
Post: New workbench

I think it is finally time to upgrade my second workbench. The current one is a hollow core door on a pair of saw horses. There is an old industrial workbench in my late father-in-laws garage that I a...
pgriff Woodworking Hand Tools 4 1,348 08-27-2020, 10:58 AM
  0 Thread: Reviving my Father's table saw
Post: RE: Reviving my Father's table saw

Any suggestions for a saw blade? All I have is a collection of old blades from the 70's. The original blade was an 8" blade with a 1/2" arbor hole.
pgriff Woodworking Power Tools 10 3,314 05-15-2020, 08:10 AM
  0 Thread: Reviving my Father's table saw
Post: RE: Reviving my Father's table saw

Thanks for the comments. I have downloaded a copy of the saw manual from OWWM. I plan on making a zero clearance insert and get both the miter gauge and original fence in good operating condition. The...
pgriff Woodworking Power Tools 10 3,314 05-11-2020, 12:52 PM
  0 Thread: Reviving my Father's table saw
Post: Reviving my Father's table saw

Since I have spare time right now, I am in the process of reviving my father's Craftsman 103.22160 table saw. I also have a spare parts saw that I picked up for $25. I am planning on cleaning it u...
pgriff Woodworking Power Tools 10 3,314 05-11-2020, 10:18 AM
  0 Thread: Picture Posting for an person
Post: RE: Picture Posting for an person

(03-25-2020, 12:30 PM)pgriff Wrote: I tried using Wipedout's formula and got the message that my picture is too large. How do you resize a picture so that it acceptable as an attachment? Let's see ...
pgriff Questions about using the WoodNet forum features 486 181,216 03-25-2020, 12:54 PM
  0 Thread: Picture Posting for an person
Post: RE: Picture Posting for an person

I tried using Wipedout's formula and got the message that my picture is too large. How do you resize a picture so that it acceptable as an attachment?
pgriff Questions about using the WoodNet forum features 486 181,216 03-25-2020, 12:30 PM
  0 Thread: New [to me] Work Bench
Post: RE: New [to me] Work Bench

Thanks for the information. I was planning on putting the vise on the right front corner as that is the recommendation for lefties. I do not have any of the planes mentioned so that is not a factor. I...
pgriff Woodworking Hand Tools 6 2,009 03-24-2020, 08:42 AM
  0 Thread: New [to me] Work Bench
Post: New [to me] Work Bench

I am going to acquire one of the workbenches in my late father-in-laws garage for use as my second bench. This will replace a hollow core door on saw horses. The new bench is several layers of plywood...
pgriff Woodworking Hand Tools 6 2,009 03-23-2020, 01:05 PM
  0 Thread: Gift from my wife
Post: RE: Gift from my wife

Thanks, Admiral. I figured as much. I will treasure it because she bought it. She was astute enough to notice the repaired sole on the Stanley block plane that was option # 2.  Time to fettle away.
pgriff Woodworking Hand Tools 4 1,897 02-26-2020, 11:08 AM
  0 Thread: Gift from my wife
Post: Gift from my wife

My wife surprised me with a plane when she came back from visiting our niece at college. It is marked "Merit Tools" on the lever cap and blade. It is about the size of a #4 Stanley plane. I did a Goog...
pgriff Woodworking Hand Tools 4 1,897 02-26-2020, 09:46 AM
  0 Thread: Sweet little guys
Post: RE: Sweet little guys

[attachment=24222]Here are my little guys. The outer ones are Starrett. The center one is brass with some kind of makers mark, but I have no idea who made it.
pgriff Woodworking Hand Tools 15 4,204 02-20-2020, 03:51 PM
  0 Thread: 1/8" Chisel
Post: RE: 1/8" Chisel

Thanks for the advise. I will try it on the belt sander and let you know how it goes. Will keep a water bath handy to keep things cool. Should I try to put a bevel on the sides so it doesn't look like...
pgriff Woodworking Hand Tools 41 10,747 02-04-2020, 02:26 PM
  0 Thread: 1/8" Chisel
Post: RE: 1/8" Chisel

I have a few 1/4" #60 chisels that can be used to make a 1/8" chisel. What is the best way to do that? Grinding wheel or belt sander? Freehand or do I need to make a fixture / jig? Thanks for all your...
pgriff Woodworking Hand Tools 41 10,747 02-04-2020, 11:12 AM
  0 Thread: 1/8" Chisel
Post: 1/8" Chisel

I am thinking about taking a woodworking class that requires a 1/8" chisel as part of the tools I am supposed to bring. I currently have vintage Stanley 750 & #60 chisels. What do you suggest for ...
pgriff Woodworking Hand Tools 41 10,747 02-03-2020, 02:39 PM
  0 Thread: Cbn discs for Worksharp
Post: RE: Cbn discs for Worksharp

(09-18-2019, 11:35 AM)Timberwolf Wrote: ......................... Well, diamonds are pretty aggressive...I have several grits in 6" and a couple in 8"...My coarsest one IIRC is 280 and the finest is...
pgriff Woodworking Power Tools 8 4,013 09-19-2019, 10:28 AM

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