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  0 Thread: Shaker cabinets
Post: RE: Shaker cabinets

I think the dividing line should be: if the vertical height of the panel would be less than or equal to the width of the rails, you should go with a slab.   JMHO DC
DCarr10760 Woodworking 5 2,119 05-06-2020, 01:04 PM
  0 Thread: Dutch tool chests - do you still love them
Post: RE: Dutch tool chests - do you still love them

I'm in the middle of building one and fitting it out with racks.  It's together enough to use now, and I do use it.  But fully loaded it's heavy!  I can lift it, but I wouldn't want to do it often, or...
DCarr10760 Woodworking Hand Tools 39 10,107 04-08-2020, 10:47 AM
  0 Thread: quarantine shop time
Post: RE: quarantine shop time

Same here, working from home.  But I have more shop time as a result.  So far I've built a big spice shelf for the kitchen as well as a hanging cabinet for the bathroom.  I've been making fittings for...
DCarr10760 Woodworking 6 2,173 04-08-2020, 10:31 AM
  0 Thread: A ball carving vise
Post: RE: A ball carving vise

(02-06-2020, 02:26 PM)tablesawtom Wrote: It remember seeing a vise or work holder made from a car's ball joint or from a ball for a car hitch in a woodworking  magazine.  I think it was either WoodS...
DCarr10760 Woodworking Hand Tools 17 4,802 02-06-2020, 03:10 PM
  0 Thread: Affording good sharpening stones
Post: RE: Affording good sharpening stones

I generally avoid sharpening threads these days, but heck, it seems like folks are being polite. :-) When I first started out I had a coarse crystalon stone, and a medium india stone, a soft Arkansas...
DCarr10760 Woodworking Hand Tools 100 28,677 01-29-2020, 02:18 PM
  0 Thread: Veneering Tools
Post: RE: Veneering Tools

(01-13-2020, 09:00 PM)kroll Wrote: Guys I haven't done any veneering in long time so I thought I would try pass these tools on to someone who might be starting out and need some of the basic tools a...
DCarr10760 Tool Swap N' Sell 5 1,858 01-14-2020, 02:47 PM
  0 Thread: I need some help from the forum members
Post: RE: I need some help from the forum members

(01-13-2020, 10:43 AM)oarlock Wrote: I have 3 Stanley no.45 planes (this is not a gloat) only one which has any sort of box (a pasteboard box w/o a lid).  I managed to acquire some Wormy Chestnut an...
DCarr10760 Woodworking Hand Tools 8 2,607 01-13-2020, 01:13 PM
  0 Thread: Polishing Compound for Plexiglass
Post: RE: Polishing Compound for Plexiglass

(01-13-2020, 12:51 PM)GDay Wrote: Novus Plastic Polish. I have used it on Acrylic aquariums. Try Amazon. Gary Yes! Novus Plastic Polish.  It's the industry standard.  Takes a bit of elbow grease as...
DCarr10760 Home Improvement 9 2,484 01-13-2020, 01:03 PM
  0 Thread: Popular Woodworking Sloyd cabinet
Post: RE: Popular Woodworking Sloyd cabinet

It's interesting, in his blog post he lists the saws as Pax brand saws, but the photo shows LN panel saws.  I wonder if the Pax saws fit in the box better? DC
DCarr10760 Woodworking Hand Tools 51 16,349 12-18-2019, 10:14 AM
  0 Thread: Spofford Brace Find
Post: RE: Spofford Brace Find

Wow! nice find!  In the parlance of the Old Tool List, You suck!  Enjoy it! DC
DCarr10760 Woodworking Hand Tools 15 4,756 12-18-2019, 09:58 AM
  0 Thread: Custom Baseboard Heat Covers
Post: RE: Custom Baseboard Heat Covers

I made radiator covers 15 years ago out of solid wood, sorta mission style with a lot of square section spindles.  They're for cast-iron radiators, so not pertinent to this discussion in terms of desi...
DCarr10760 Woodworking 9 3,450 12-10-2019, 03:37 PM
  0 Thread: End grain fern
Post: RE: End grain fern

That's one of the more satisfying operations in woodworking, in my opinion, paring end-grain and leaving a glassy smooth finish!  That's how I tell if my chisels and carving tools are sharp enough! :...
DCarr10760 Woodworking Hand Tools 2 1,378 12-09-2019, 11:17 AM
  0 Thread: Guess I am out of touch!
Post: RE: Guess I am out of touch!

Hi Gary! I've enjoyed all of your posts on FB.  I've just rejoined here as well!  Welcome back! David C
DCarr10760 Woodworking Hand Tools 6 2,773 12-09-2019, 10:28 AM
  0 Thread: backsaw with hybrid filing
Post: RE: backsaw with hybrid filing

(12-07-2019, 11:40 PM)hbmcc Wrote: What I saw in the Tage Frid photo: A bandsaw and cabinet saw; no handsaw.  The rest is pretty confusing as any number of assumptions can be made, from hammering v...
DCarr10760 Woodworking Hand Tools 31 10,319 12-09-2019, 10:22 AM
  0 Thread: backsaw with hybrid filing
Post: RE: backsaw with hybrid filing

(12-05-2019, 06:07 PM)adamcherubini Wrote: Can I quibble?   Certainly! I understand your points and it makes perfect sense that saws were sold with basic rip filing in the 18th century.  So no evid...
DCarr10760 Woodworking Hand Tools 31 10,319 12-06-2019, 04:44 PM
  0 Thread: Collector vs User: My story
Post: Collector vs User: My story

Reading over the very interesting thread "Back in the day" has got me thinking about my journey as a hobbyist woodworker.  Like a lot of us here, I'm getting up there in age (pushing 60).  I took shop...
DCarr10760 Woodworking Hand Tools 12 4,413 12-05-2019, 03:55 PM
  0 Thread: backsaw with hybrid filing
Post: RE: backsaw with hybrid filing

(12-05-2019, 12:43 PM)Admiral Wrote: I'm sort of with Adam on this.  Any "hybrid" is by definition, a compromise in utility; and I also 'get it.'  However, for the price of one new "retail" 14" sash...
DCarr10760 Woodworking Hand Tools 31 10,319 12-05-2019, 02:13 PM
  0 Thread: question about adze vs hoe
Post: RE: question about adze vs hoe

Typically adzes do have square or rectangular holes, or eyes.  In most, the handle can be readily removed for sharpening the bit.  There are a bunch of different styles of adzes as well.  Most have a ...
DCarr10760 Woodworking Hand Tools 12 4,651 12-05-2019, 11:40 AM
  0 Thread: Back in the Day
Post: RE: Back in the Day

I think the main thing is that there's little left to discuss after 15 years of active forum interaction.  We all now agree that: 1. It's tails first.  Pins first is an abomination. 2. Saw nibs are ...
DCarr10760 Woodworking Hand Tools 56 16,251 11-26-2019, 04:23 PM
  0 Thread: What kind of plane is this?
Post: RE: What kind of plane is this?

Yeah, Butt Mortise plane it is, it's more of a special purpose router plane, than a bench plane.  It's length makes it easy to register it on the door edge. ~DC
DCarr10760 Woodworking Hand Tools 9 3,033 11-20-2019, 10:52 AM

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