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  0 Thread: Sawstop ICS gloat and question
Post: RE: Sawstop ICS gloat and question

MGoBlue1984 Wrote: (08-07-2022, 07:02 AM) -- Fr Peter, you are worried about what some future unknown shop may or may not have for power supply? And if you should spend money against that theoretica...
Peter Tremblay Woodworking Power Tools 11 529 Yesterday, 10:26 AM
  0 Thread: Sawstop ICS gloat and question
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R Clark Wrote: (08-05-2022, 07:04 PM) -- If it was me, I'd get that saw and put it into use until such time as I didn't have 240V power.  Then I'd sell and buy the 120V saw. If you don't have 240V...
Peter Tremblay Woodworking Power Tools 11 529 08-05-2022, 09:24 PM
  0 Thread: Sawstop ICS gloat and question
Post: RE: Sawstop ICS gloat and question

fredhargis Wrote: (08-05-2022, 10:33 AM) -- Before I bought the ICS I now have I was looking at a used 3 phase as well. I also got the same advise about nuying a new motor from SS, although at that t...
Peter Tremblay Woodworking Power Tools 11 529 08-05-2022, 01:49 PM
  0 Thread: Sawstop ICS gloat and question
Post: Sawstop ICS gloat and question

Hello all, It has been a long time since I've been on the forum but I'm still as active in my workshop as ever. Yesterday I came across an incredible deal.  A friend got a barely used Sawstop IC...
Peter Tremblay Woodworking Power Tools 11 529 08-05-2022, 10:06 AM
  0 Thread: Return
Post: RE: Return

Mike!It is wonderful to see you back in these pages!I'm so excited that you are well.I'm much more of a lurker these days but I am thrilled to see you post again.God bless, my friend!Peter
Peter Tremblay Woodworking Hand Tools 20 3,016 09-22-2021, 02:34 PM
  0 Thread: For those that remember Walt Q...
Post: RE: For those that remember Walt Q...

I loved checking for the tools that he was selling. I had the chance to stop into his shop in Waterbury many years ago.  Wow, what an experience!  He was a good man who loved his tools and his viny...
Peter Tremblay Woodworking Hand Tools 26 4,472 08-02-2021, 09:30 AM
  0 Thread: Another sharpening thread with a twist
Post: RE: Another sharpening thread with a twist

AHill Wrote: (05-06-2021, 07:37 AM) -- Peter, some folks use jigs because they have physical disabilities that prevent them from holding the tool steady when sharpening, or it causes them pain.  Othe...
Peter Tremblay Woodworking Hand Tools 21 3,311 05-07-2021, 03:33 PM
  0 Thread: Another sharpening thread with a twist
Post: RE: Another sharpening thread with a twist

Admiral Wrote: (05-05-2021, 05:29 PM) -- Exactly. And agree, you can make things sharp without jigs, ceramic, diamonds, etc.  I use stones that I have no idea what their grit is, other than they make...
Peter Tremblay Woodworking Hand Tools 21 3,311 05-05-2021, 09:44 PM
  0 Thread: Another sharpening thread with a twist
Post: RE: Another sharpening thread with a twist

clovishound Wrote: (05-04-2021, 11:19 AM) -- I've been thinking, I know, dangerous. What is your opinion of how sharpening was approached years ago when power tools were not available. I've purch...
Peter Tremblay Woodworking Hand Tools 21 3,311 05-04-2021, 01:15 PM
  0 Thread: Favorite paring chisels
Post: Favorite paring chisels

Hello all, I have two paring chisels that I love but they were made by a friend. IIRC they are 1/4" and 1/2" I wanted to add to my sizes of paring chisels.  Veritas doesn't seem to be making ...
Peter Tremblay Woodworking Hand Tools 10 2,310 04-28-2021, 01:29 PM
  0 Thread: #6 vs #7 (infill) question
Post: RE: #6 vs #7 (infill) question

Timberwolf Wrote: (04-15-2021, 10:51 AM) -- ........................... But Lignum is a wonderful wood for tools.... You may want to try changing the bevel angle a bit steeper Peter...Your diamon...
Peter Tremblay Woodworking Hand Tools 12 2,545 04-15-2021, 11:01 AM
  0 Thread: #6 vs #7 (infill) question
Post: RE: #6 vs #7 (infill) question

hbmcc Wrote: (04-14-2021, 11:01 PM) -- What!!! ?? That's firewood. Make some smores... -- I'm not making smores with this but I am making a lot of dull carbide. I've heard how awful this stuff i...
Peter Tremblay Woodworking Hand Tools 12 2,545 04-15-2021, 10:24 AM
  0 Thread: Turning a chalice
Post: RE: Turning a chalice

Halfathumb Wrote: (04-08-2021, 07:16 AM) -- My priest (Episcopalian) of over 23 years called me yesterday & said he'll be retiring in September. I've had a wonderful relationship with him over the ye...
Peter Tremblay Woodturning 17 3,845 04-15-2021, 10:17 AM
  0 Thread: #6 vs #7 (infill) question
Post: RE: #6 vs #7 (infill) question

iclark Wrote: (04-13-2021, 04:22 PM) -- No problem. I understand about the brag. :yes: It was a good one. -- :D
Peter Tremblay Woodworking Hand Tools 12 2,545 04-14-2021, 10:51 PM
  0 Thread: #6 vs #7 (infill) question
Post: RE: #6 vs #7 (infill) question

cputnam Wrote: (04-09-2021, 08:56 PM) -- Weight is the 1st thing I thought of.  Using a # 8 is enough of a workout without adding weight, IMO.  I'm looking at woodies these days.  A closely set cap i...
Peter Tremblay Woodworking Hand Tools 12 2,545 04-13-2021, 12:12 PM
  0 Thread: #6 vs #7 (infill) question
Post: RE: #6 vs #7 (infill) question

iclark Wrote: (04-09-2021, 11:57 PM) -- I do not have a recommendation for your jointer length. Sorry. Do you have a recommendation for a source of lignum vitae? -- Sorry about that. That was...
Peter Tremblay Woodworking Hand Tools 12 2,545 04-13-2021, 12:11 PM
  0 Thread: #6 vs #7 (infill) question
Post: #6 vs #7 (infill) question

I've very slowly been working on a few projects over these last few years: bombe secretary and some infill smoothers.  My ministry keeps me very busy (I love what I get to do) so I don't always get a ...
Peter Tremblay Woodworking Hand Tools 12 2,545 04-09-2021, 12:26 PM
  0 Thread: Dividers
Post: RE: Dividers

Just to add a bit of color commentary to this thread. I think it is an exceptionally good thing that these types of boutique tools are being made and seem to be selling. I'm of the opinion that ...
Peter Tremblay Woodworking Hand Tools 26 4,446 04-06-2021, 10:42 PM
  0 Thread: Dividers
Post: RE: Dividers

Hank Knight Wrote: (04-01-2021, 10:28 PM) -- There is a problem-solving principle called Occam's Razor. It says that given multiple possible solutions to a problem, the simplest solution is probably ...
Peter Tremblay Woodworking Hand Tools 26 4,446 04-02-2021, 12:31 PM
  0 Thread: Dividers
Post: RE: Dividers

Philip1231 Wrote: (04-01-2021, 03:19 PM) -- I like to see these boutique toolmakers succeed, so by all means, if you are feeling flush, buy one! -- I agree with everything that you said and that wa...
Peter Tremblay Woodworking Hand Tools 26 4,446 04-01-2021, 04:30 PM

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