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  0 Thread: Zoom for Woodworking Club Meetings
Post: RE: Zoom for Woodworking Club Meetings

(12-30-2020, 05:21 PM)wjt Wrote: Anyone here belong to a Woodworkers Guild that is using Zoom meetings in place of in person events. If so I would appreciate some feedback on how it is working. How...
Steve Altman Woodworking 5 1,015 12-30-2020, 08:22 PM
  0 Thread: Knife hinges -- Brusso vs. Sanderson?
Post: RE: Knife hinges -- Brusso vs. Sanderson?

Hi, Sorry I didn't see this when if was first posted... Sanderson hardware is great. I use their knife hinges all the time. They're beautifully made. I like them much better than Brusso. Highly rec...
Steve Altman Woodworking Hand Tools 17 1,513 12-21-2020, 08:16 PM
  0 Thread: Planning end grain
Post: RE: Planning end grain

(10-25-2020, 06:02 PM)tablesawtom Wrote: details on your end grain wetting. Tom Hi, I'm not sure what you mean. A long time ago, (50 years?) an old guy I knew in a cabinet shop was watching me pl...
Steve Altman Woodworking Hand Tools 25 3,488 10-25-2020, 09:00 PM
  0 Thread: Planning end grain
Post: RE: Planning end grain

(10-22-2020, 09:43 AM)tablesawtom Wrote: First of all, I go out of my way to avoid planning end grain. But there is a time and a place for it. Also there s a lot of difference between head knowledge...
Steve Altman Woodworking Hand Tools 25 3,488 10-25-2020, 12:50 AM
  0 Thread: special winding strips
Post: special winding strips

I can't insert the photos here but if you're interested and have an Instagram account you might want to look up Karl Holtey's "specially commissioned" winding sticks on his page. Kind of hard to desc...
Steve Altman Woodworking Hand Tools 5 1,740 07-03-2020, 05:00 PM
  0 Thread: Karl is at it again - new Block Plane
Post: RE: Karl is at it again - new Block Plane

(05-19-2020, 05:04 PM)CStan Wrote: I thought he had retired. He did. In 2015. It didn't seem to stick because he "gets ideas for planes and can't rest." So much for retirement.  Judging by the wo...
Steve Altman Woodworking Hand Tools 26 7,640 05-19-2020, 06:33 PM
  0 Thread: Karl is at it again - new Block Plane
Post: RE: Karl is at it again - new Block Plane

(05-19-2020, 01:07 PM)med-one Wrote: Wonder what it might cost to have one of everything he makes. Supposedly, there's a woman in San Francisco who does.
Steve Altman Woodworking Hand Tools 26 7,640 05-19-2020, 05:26 PM
  0 Thread: Newer Hand Tools You'd Try, Cost no Object
Post: RE: Newer Hand Tools You'd Try, Cost no Object

I think I would try Mateo Panzica's (Lazarus Handplane) bevel up smooth plane with that unique adjustment mechanism.
Steve Altman Woodworking Hand Tools 32 10,302 12-11-2019, 04:41 PM
  0 Thread: veneer from end grain and burls
Post: RE: veneer from end grain and burls

(11-15-2019, 01:39 PM)jteneyck Wrote: Air dried doesn't mean it was dry enough.  It is highly unlikely it was in the 6 - 8% range unless the drying conditions were at 30 - 40% RH.  When I said I had...
Steve Altman Woodworking 13 3,443 11-15-2019, 04:02 PM
  0 Thread: veneer from end grain and burls
Post: RE: veneer from end grain and burls

(11-14-2019, 11:21 AM)TomFromStLouis Wrote: I just suffered another defeat from some end grain veneer I made from an eyeless maple burl. It was 1/16" thick and laminated to both sides of 1/4" MDF wi...
Steve Altman Woodworking 13 3,443 11-15-2019, 11:29 AM
  0 Thread: A magical pencil that won't break and you can see the lines
Post: RE: A magical pencil that won't break and you can ...

(10-20-2019, 11:53 AM)Hank Knight Wrote: I use a 2mm lead holder with soft HB or 2B lead. It requires a special, very inexpensive sharpener that puts a fine point on the lead. I use a piece of fine ...
Steve Altman Woodworking 29 8,887 10-20-2019, 02:51 PM
  0 Thread: Storing Veneer
Post: RE: Storing Veneer

(10-02-2019, 06:36 PM)Mr Eddie Wrote: +1 Thanks. I appreciate it.
Steve Altman Woodworking 16 5,114 10-03-2019, 07:31 PM
  0 Thread: Storing Veneer
Post: RE: Storing Veneer

(10-01-2019, 08:19 PM)Gary G™ Wrote: Steve, http://www.myworkshop.com Beautiful workmanship on dozens of boxes! Thanks very much.
Steve Altman Woodworking 16 5,114 10-02-2019, 08:55 AM
  0 Thread: Storing Veneer
Post: RE: Storing Veneer

(10-01-2019, 10:13 AM)Halfathumb Wrote: You do great & fabulous work. Beautiful designs. Thanks about where you hang them. I got married in January and LOML used to bread Persians, now we still ...
Steve Altman Woodworking 16 5,114 10-01-2019, 11:58 AM
  0 Thread: Storing Veneer
Post: RE: Storing Veneer

(09-28-2019, 10:11 AM)Halfathumb Wrote: Great idea. Now I just have to find a place to hang them  :) The photo is the door of a wall cabinet. I have another set like that on another door. Here's a w...
Steve Altman Woodworking 16 5,114 09-28-2019, 10:35 PM
  Photo Thread: Storing Veneer
Post: RE: Storing Veneer

Hi, This is what I do with veneer shorts.
Steve Altman Woodworking 16 5,114 09-25-2019, 07:55 PM
  0 Thread: Oval help
Post: RE: Oval help

(08-23-2019, 10:05 AM)Cecil Wrote: I want to make an oval, by joining some boards, and then shaping, of course. A circle is easy, all angles are the same.  Where I need help is to calculate what an...
Steve Altman Woodworking 6 2,341 08-23-2019, 12:24 PM
  Wink Thread: Lee valley cabinetmaker's glue?
Post: RE: Lee valley cabinetmaker's glue?

Hi, I've used it a lot. It's seems pretty similar to Titebond, though it's not waterproof like Titebond III. This stuff about open time for Titebond, even Extend, for the Lee Valley glue - or any PVA...
Steve Altman Woodworking 13 7,217 06-09-2019, 11:00 PM
  0 Thread: Loose Tenons
Post: RE: Loose Tenons

(05-27-2019, 04:36 PM)pebbles Wrote: I am making pine passage doors. The rails and styles will be joined by loose tenos. What material should I make the tenons out of pine, hardwood, plywood, or oth...
Steve Altman Woodworking 3 1,779 05-27-2019, 05:29 PM
  0 Thread: Agazzani bandsaw motor.
Post: RE: Agazzani bandsaw motor.

Hi, I have an Agazzani, too. You're probably right, sounds like what happened to me. But you might call Eagle Tools in California and ask for Jesse. He'll probably know exactly what's wrong and how i...
Steve Altman Woodworking Power Tools 7 2,813 05-07-2019, 12:29 PM

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