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  0 Thread: FS - A few more items every shop needs....
Post: RE: FS - A few more items every shop needs....

I've sent you a PM about purchasing the Bayard Mini Plane Set.  Thanks. -Howard
Howard Pollack Tool Swap N' Sell 2 1,224 10-26-2023, 08:57 AM
  0 Thread: Japanese white oak plane blocks
Post: Japanese white oak plane blocks

Japanese white oak plane blocks Quote: -- I have 6 old Japanese unfinished white oak dai blocks for making kanna. They are all approximately 13"x3.75"x1.75". I purchased them in 2009 and they wer...
Howard Pollack Tool Swap N' Sell 0 405 09-28-2023, 10:33 AM
  0 Thread: Guitar Building Books- SOLD
Post: RE: Guitar Building Books

Books have been sold.  Thanks.
Howard Pollack Tool Swap N' Sell 2 580 05-23-2023, 10:32 PM
  0 Thread: Guitar Building Books- SOLD
Post: Guitar Building Books- SOLD

A package of 3 guitar building books for $65 including shipping: Guitarmaking, Tradition and Technology by Cumpiano and Natelson, hardbound like new Steel-string Guitar Construction by Irving Sloane...
Howard Pollack Tool Swap N' Sell 2 580 05-21-2023, 09:45 AM
  0 Thread: Unique design challenge
Post: RE: Unique design challenge

No ideas, but VERY sweet.
Howard Pollack Woodworking 23 3,152 01-03-2023, 10:47 AM
  0 Thread: Glue recommendation for redwood outdoors
Post: Glue recommendation for redwood outdoors

Hi-  I'm building a garden bench out of redwood and would like a glue recommendation.  The assembly will be a bit fiddly so a long open time is helpful.  Most of the glue will be used for joinery, but...
Howard Pollack Woodworking 6 965 12-07-2022, 10:44 AM
  0 Thread: Phone app for tensioning bandsaw blade!?
Post: Phone app for tensioning bandsaw blade!?

Has anyone tried this: Inkleind Bandsaw Tensioning app?  It seems very simple, I wonder if it works well.  -Howard
Howard Pollack Woodworking Power Tools 6 1,527 11-06-2022, 09:50 AM
  0 Thread: wood filler
Post: RE: wood filler

I usually use fine sawdust mixed with whatever finish I will be using.  No problem with incompatibility and the color match is most often very good.  Burn-in sticks (colored shellac), as Bill suggests...
Howard Pollack Woodworking 9 1,654 07-29-2022, 09:24 AM
  0 Thread: NOS Krenov style Hock Blade set - SOLD
Post: RE: NOS Krenov style Hock Blade set

rayknight Wrote: (07-16-2022, 10:01 AM) -- NOS Hock Blade set (blade, chip breaker, & screw) for Krenov style plane - 2 x 3 1/2 blade, 3/16 thick, paid $55, will liquidate sell for $25 + 9 sh/ppf -- ...
Howard Pollack Tool Swap N' Sell 1 455 07-16-2022, 10:32 AM
  0 Thread: Resaw blades
Post: RE: Resaw blades

jteneyck Wrote: (07-11-2022, 08:57 AM) -- Thanks very much Mark for pointing out the problem accessing the link I posted above.  Let's see if I have it right now so that everyone can see the informat...
Howard Pollack Woodworking Power Tools 22 3,349 07-12-2022, 09:04 AM
  0 Thread: Electric hand planer ... which one ?
Post: RE: Electric hand planer ... which one ?

Take a look at this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?app=desktop&v=_a1HCqK5i-A   -Howard
Howard Pollack Woodworking Power Tools 9 2,048 04-22-2022, 07:44 AM
  0 Thread: An Almost Universal Shooting Board
Post: RE: An Almost Universal Shooting Board

Very nice Jon.  Are you marketing it?   -Howard
Howard Pollack Woodworking 4 1,314 04-20-2022, 09:54 PM
  0 Thread: cutting a curved rebate
Post: RE: cutting a curved rebate

Thanks everyone.  Unfortunately the project is on hold.  I realized that the piece of glass I have as a bull nosed edge.  If I set it in a rebate the curve of the bull nose and the straight wall of th...
Howard Pollack Woodworking Hand Tools 11 3,672 03-12-2022, 10:20 AM
  0 Thread: Tablesaw Blade
Post: RE: Tablesaw Blade

Tenryu makes fabulous blades.  -Howard
Howard Pollack Woodworking 17 2,889 03-05-2022, 11:50 PM
  0 Thread: cutting a curved rebate
Post: cutting a curved rebate

Quote: -- Hi. I'd like to make an elliptical frame for a piece of glass that will be the top of a coffee table. The glass would fit into a rebate cut into the inside edge of the frame. I could cut ...
Howard Pollack Woodworking Hand Tools 11 3,672 03-05-2022, 09:41 AM
  0 Thread: need small water softener
Post: Thanks everyone

Thank you everyone.  Lot's of information here...
Howard Pollack Home Improvement 9 2,540 02-17-2022, 10:35 AM
  0 Thread: need small water softener
Post: RE: need small water softener

blackhat Wrote: (02-16-2022, 09:52 PM) -- You really need to tighten the definition of the problem. Is this something that a spoon of borax per load would solve?  Water softener gets used pretty gene...
Howard Pollack Home Improvement 9 2,540 02-16-2022, 10:40 PM
  0 Thread: need small water softener
Post: need small water softener

Hi, I need a small water softener to treat the water going into a washing machine.  It gets used 3-4 times about every other week.   Can anyone recommend a small softener?  Perhaps something sized for...
Howard Pollack Home Improvement 9 2,540 02-14-2022, 08:58 PM
  0 Thread: Carve a fan bird
Post: RE: Carve a fan bird

Timberwolf Wrote: (02-07-2022, 08:55 AM) -- ................... I have seen that episode a couple of times...I also have the book the presenter published...One of the reasons it interests me is beca...
Howard Pollack Woodworking Hand Tools 6 1,267 02-07-2022, 10:22 AM
  0 Thread: round bottom spokeshave recommendations please
Post: round bottom spokeshave recommendations please

Hi,  I'd like to purchase a round bottom spokeshave for working on concave surfaces.  I'd appreciate recommendations and/or thoughts.  Thanks.  -Howard
Howard Pollack Woodworking Hand Tools 8 2,164 12-29-2021, 10:46 AM

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