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  0 Thread: Molding plane video
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(06-16-2021, 01:33 PM)bandit571 Wrote: My shoulders don't work too well, anymore.....however, I have been known to place my beard covered chin on the chisel, sight right down the chisel to where I w...
adamcherubini Woodworking Hand Tools 14 636 06-16-2021, 03:09 PM
  0 Thread: Molding plane video
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I took a lot of criticism for pushing chisels with my shoulder. Also, do quite a bit of work with chisels and a roughing gouge. Talked and wrote a lot about that, without much traction (not complainin...
adamcherubini Woodworking Hand Tools 14 636 06-16-2021, 01:07 PM
  0 Thread: Japanese Chisel Question
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(06-10-2021, 06:36 AM)Wilbur Pan Wrote: The reason for tapping out the edge of a Japanese plane blade is to maintain/reestablish the flat area between the edge and the hollow as it gets sharpened an...
adamcherubini Woodworking Hand Tools 10 810 06-12-2021, 08:57 AM
  0 Thread: Japanese Chisel Question
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This just seems like a terrible idea to me. I don’t see how this helps the edge. It’s just a lot of internal stress. They bend the hardened back down away from the bevel. This really sounds like the...
adamcherubini Woodworking Hand Tools 10 810 06-06-2021, 06:23 PM
  0 Thread: I am waterstone curious
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You can use soapy water. Windex may work. As for the dishwasher, lots of mineral oils are food safe. And we put way nastier cookware in our dishwashers. It’s not a real concern. You can always soak th...
adamcherubini Woodworking Hand Tools 22 1,296 06-04-2021, 06:31 PM
  0 Thread: Ruler trick - any reason not to use it?
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No, those of us who use cambered irons aren’t hacks scraping wood with dull tools. :). (I know you didn’t mean that). I may have measured the curvature of my planes but I don’t remember those number...
adamcherubini Woodworking Hand Tools 25 1,799 06-04-2021, 07:10 AM
  0 Thread: I am waterstone curious
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(06-04-2021, 12:16 AM)clovishound Wrote: When I use the black arkansas, it is normally after establishing an edge and working up to something 800 grit or higher. I find it works well for a kitchen k...
adamcherubini Woodworking Hand Tools 22 1,296 06-04-2021, 06:35 AM
  0 Thread: Ruler trick - any reason not to use it?
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(06-03-2021, 04:45 PM)Greg Jones Wrote: 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 l...
adamcherubini Woodworking Hand Tools 25 1,799 06-03-2021, 07:28 PM
  0 Thread: I am waterstone curious
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(06-03-2021, 10:05 AM)clovishound Wrote: I have a black Arkansas stone. The only issue I have with it, is that it cuts VERY slowly. Could be clogged. Hose it down with wd-40 or atf. Needs a light o...
adamcherubini Woodworking Hand Tools 22 1,296 06-03-2021, 05:08 PM
  0 Thread: I am waterstone curious
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Skip it. I agree the EF diasharp isn’t fine enough to be your final grit. Before switching to water stones, pick up a spyderco ceramic stone for finishing. I spray it with windex, but you don’t have t...
adamcherubini Woodworking Hand Tools 22 1,296 06-03-2021, 06:33 AM
  0 Thread: Ruler trick - any reason not to use it?
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What about curved irons? I’m fine with the concept.
adamcherubini Woodworking Hand Tools 25 1,799 06-01-2021, 07:59 PM
  0 Thread: Another sharpening thread with a twist
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(05-05-2021, 01:41 PM)5thumbs Wrote: My Grandfather, who served in WW1, spent his entire life as a finish carpenter. He worked in some of the finest houses on the main line in Philadelphia.  When he...
adamcherubini Woodworking Hand Tools 21 1,577 05-08-2021, 08:57 AM
  0 Thread: Favorite paring chisels
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Peter- I have strong opinions about chisels that, in my old age, have softened quite a bit. People use chisels very differently so I will never again say wrong or right, better or worse. But in ca...
adamcherubini Woodworking Hand Tools 10 1,179 05-07-2021, 10:19 PM
  0 Thread: Another sharpening thread with a twist
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Spent a year sharpening only with the tools I felt were available to anglo American woodworkers in the 18th c. Wrote a magazine article about it. As I recall, this is what I learned: 1) Good fast cu...
adamcherubini Woodworking Hand Tools 21 1,577 05-07-2021, 10:01 PM
  0 Thread: Guide to building a new house
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(03-06-2021, 07:59 PM)Wild Turkey Wrote: Just finished building a new house.  Could have been my own GC but one big thing kept me from considering it:  knowing the subs. If a sub has a choice betwe...
adamcherubini Home Improvement 18 2,398 03-14-2021, 07:37 AM
  0 Thread: Need a toilet that can flush a grapefruit
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(03-14-2021, 05:44 AM)fredhargis Wrote: Another suggestion that you heck this model (I suggest the Champion 4). Look at the flush valve, it's designed to dump an incredible amount of water all at on...
adamcherubini Home Improvement 33 2,080 03-14-2021, 07:17 AM
  0 Thread: My first hand-cut dovetails
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(02-12-2021, 09:55 AM)Handplanesandmore Wrote: For me as a furnituremaker rather than a diyer, an ugly but functional piece is ok only if it's for shop use. My eye sights are still good, and sawin...
adamcherubini Woodworking Hand Tools 56 4,350 02-13-2021, 09:46 AM
  0 Thread: My first hand-cut dovetails
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(02-11-2021, 02:23 PM)Aram Wrote: Sure, totally true. I think Adam's point is that inexact dovetails are ugly but still functional, whereas inexact M&T means your piece will fall apart. For the ...
adamcherubini Woodworking Hand Tools 56 4,350 02-13-2021, 09:44 AM
  0 Thread: My first hand-cut dovetails
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(02-10-2021, 04:07 PM)Philip1231 Wrote: For better or worse, I think the DT joint has become a test of a woodworkers skill.  This test of craftsmanship helps some of us up our game, so to speak. I'm...
adamcherubini Woodworking Hand Tools 56 4,350 02-10-2021, 07:01 PM
  0 Thread: Tired of your old block plane??
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(02-02-2021, 10:55 AM)Timberwolf Wrote: Make your own and put your own spin on it..They don't all have to look like the "Krenov Special " :D ....Unknown scrap hardwood body...Koa sole with brass wea...
adamcherubini Woodworking Hand Tools 13 1,826 02-08-2021, 08:20 PM

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