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  0 Thread: Cute router plane from Aliexpress
Post: RE: Cute router plane from Aliexpress

I've bought a couple of things from Aliexpress over the years. I've never had any financial issues pop up, i.e. identity theft, credit card theft. My biggest issue is inconsistent shipping times. Plan...
ZachDillinger Woodworking Hand Tools 24 2,528 03-13-2024, 08:48 AM
  0 Thread: I love this guys old school chisel repair
Post: RE: I love this guys old school chisel repair

Arlin Eastman Wrote: (03-03-2024, 08:45 PM) -- http://https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AlBXU3Y4Qyo Thing is I threw out some of the ones that were given to me that were as bad.  I also love his too...
ZachDillinger Woodworking Hand Tools 9 706 03-06-2024, 04:50 PM
  0 Thread: The Depths to which Pop Woodworking has Sunk
Post: RE: The Depths to which Pop Woodworking has Sunk

Admiral Wrote: (02-08-2024, 11:48 AM) -- After this, do they have even a slight bit of credibility left?  I think not. https://popularwoodworking.com/review/jack-plane/ -- That just about breaks...
ZachDillinger Woodworking Hand Tools 34 3,736 03-06-2024, 04:10 PM
  0 Thread: Bedrock 608
Post: RE: Bedrock 608

ajkoontz Wrote: (03-05-2024, 11:43 AM) -- There is a guy on YouTube making Bedrock inspired #1 size planes out of 101 block planes. Pretty cool video, and he has several videos of him machining plane...
ZachDillinger Woodworking Hand Tools 34 2,986 03-06-2024, 04:09 PM
  0 Thread: Source for Pink Ivory?
Post: RE: Source for Pink Ivory?

Johnson's Workbench here in Charlotte, MI has pink ivory and they will send it anywhere in the country. Furniture-sized pieces of pink ivory will be unbelievably expensive.
ZachDillinger Woodworking 9 2,220 02-10-2022, 08:09 AM
  0 Thread: Taytools Trying to Trademark "Moxon Vise"
Post: RE: Taytools Trying to Trademark "Moxon Vise"

merced Wrote: (12-03-2021, 12:35 PM) -- They are also trying to register a trademark for "1-2-3 blocks", filed the same day as their application to register "Moxon Vise". -- Now that is truly ridic...
ZachDillinger Woodworking Hand Tools 40 11,475 12-03-2021, 12:59 PM
  0 Thread: Taytools Trying to Trademark "Moxon Vise"
Post: RE: Taytools Trying to Trademark "Moxon Vise"

Alan S Wrote: (12-03-2021, 09:51 AM) -- I think it's an odd sort of bug.  They clearly state it's called a Moxon vise because of its description in a 400 year old book.  I think the TM is left over f...
ZachDillinger Woodworking Hand Tools 40 11,475 12-03-2021, 09:58 AM
  0 Thread: Taytools Trying to Trademark "Moxon Vise"
Post: RE: Taytools Trying to Trademark "Moxon Vise"

Well, that is pretty scummy behavior. Shows a lack of character from the owner. I wouldn't purchase from them on a bet.
ZachDillinger Woodworking Hand Tools 40 11,475 12-03-2021, 09:12 AM
  0 Thread: buying fixer-upper tools on eBay
Post: RE: buying fixer-upper tools on eBay

For most stuff these days, eBay is closer to retail pricing than auction pricing. The profit margin is unlikely to be there most of the time unless you comb the site constantly for things that are inc...
ZachDillinger Woodworking Hand Tools 18 6,374 12-08-2020, 08:39 AM
  0 Thread: Offshoot of Too Much Home time - Tools for Small Hands
Post: RE: Offshoot of Too Much Home time - Tools for Sma...

I'm also a watch collector but I'm painfully aware of my limitations in watchmaking. I'm limited to changing straps and batteries, anything else goes to a pro. I'm envious of your skill!
ZachDillinger Woodworking Hand Tools 14 5,199 08-24-2020, 09:45 AM
  0 Thread: Popular Woodworking: Notice of Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: I'm a Creditor
Post: RE: Popular Woodworking: Notice of Chapter 11 Bank...

I also got one and I assumed it is because I have regularly contributed to them and may be owed something.
ZachDillinger Woodworking Hand Tools 28 15,419 03-20-2019, 10:49 AM
  0 Thread: restoring wood bodied planes
Post: RE: restoring wood bodied planes

Have a gander at the "Tool Cleaning" section on The Best Things, one of the premier sources for antique tools. http://www.thebestthings.com/toolfaqs.htm
ZachDillinger Woodworking Hand Tools 33 13,628 02-05-2019, 10:45 AM
  0 Thread: Thank You from Evenfall Studios
Post: RE: Thank You from Evenfall Studios

Rob, it's a long way from California of course but I have plenty of space in my large pole barn here in Michigan. If you could use the space to store any donated large tools / materials / etc., I'm ha...
ZachDillinger Woodworking Hand Tools 9 3,675 12-13-2018, 09:19 AM
  0 Thread: Popular Woodworking magazine
Post: RE: Popular Woodworking magazine

Don't give up just yet... I'm still in the saddle for them, with many pieces and blogs in the works. The traditional hand tool only perspective is still in the mix.
ZachDillinger Woodworking Hand Tools 56 30,448 11-07-2018, 08:40 AM
  0 Thread: Heirlooms: Treasure or Nightmare?
Post: RE: Heirlooms: Treasure or Nightmare?

hbmcc Wrote: (10-19-2018, 01:29 PM) -- The question is: are your heirlooms treasure, or junk, to your heirs? I build heirlooms. My tools are heirlooms. I struggle to anticipate and design heirlooms ...
ZachDillinger Woodworking 35 15,901 10-19-2018, 02:21 PM
  0 Thread: Downtime?
Post: RE: Downtime?

bandit571 Wrote: (10-11-2018, 02:13 PM) -- There comes a time, in about every shop, when a current project is completed.....and either delivered,  or set up where it will go.    Then you walk back in...
ZachDillinger Woodworking Hand Tools 35 12,510 10-16-2018, 07:23 AM
  0 Thread: Where to find a forged bench stop ?
Post: RE: Where to find a forged bench stop ?

overland Wrote: (10-11-2018, 05:55 PM) -- I'm building a Roubo-style bench and am looking for a forged iron bench stop. But I can't find one. Any suggestions? -- AUswimKC Wrote: (10-11-2018, 06:07...
ZachDillinger Woodworking Hand Tools 12 7,850 10-12-2018, 07:14 AM
  0 Thread: Norm
Post: RE: Norm

Admiral Wrote: (10-11-2018, 01:41 PM) -- I don't recall seeing that anyone mentioned this, but the NYW website is in the process of loading all 21 seasons of episodes up for viewing here: https://...
ZachDillinger Woodworking 63 32,400 10-11-2018, 02:00 PM
  0 Thread: Possible Stanley No 1 find and question
Post: RE: Possible Stanley No 1 find and question

greatscott Wrote: (10-11-2018, 11:35 AM) -- Came across an ad for old woodworking tools.  Stopped by and looked at them and found what looks to be a Stanley No 1.  I'm not positive it's an actual No ...
ZachDillinger Woodworking Hand Tools 12 7,802 10-11-2018, 12:01 PM
  0 Thread: Camber or straight?
Post: RE: Camber or straight?

wmickley Wrote: (10-09-2018, 10:28 AM) -- A trying plane is used to even out the rough surface left by the jack plane and to flatten the stock so as to eliminate wind, cup etc. The iron is set slight...
ZachDillinger Woodworking Hand Tools 21 10,655 10-09-2018, 12:44 PM

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