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  0 Thread: New Popular Woodworking Magazine
Post: RE: New Popular Woodworking Magazine

(04-18-2021, 05:46 PM)bandit571 Wrote: Methinks this horse has been dead so long, it's bones are now fossilized, yet some continue to beat on it...... :sleep: Thanks for reviving this thread Steve....
hbmcc Woodworking Hand Tools 67 23,827 Yesterday, 09:15 AM
  0 Thread: LV "Sharpening by Hand" resource guide
Post: RE: LV "Sharpening by Hand" resource guide

(04-18-2021, 08:33 AM)Kansas City Fireslayer Wrote: A granite lapping plate and wet/dry auto sandpaper works very well too.  I still think I get my best edges with an eclipse style jig or similar an...
hbmcc Woodworking Hand Tools 2 279 04-18-2021, 12:56 PM
  0 Thread: LV "Sharpening by Hand" resource guide
Post: LV "Sharpening by Hand" resource guide

Just received a mailer from Lee Valley that Rob Lee describes as having 4 objectives, well 3. Maybe, two....? The introduction of the complete Shapton line of abrasives, LV's new honing guides, an abr...
hbmcc Woodworking Hand Tools 2 279 04-17-2021, 02:30 PM
  0 Thread: #6 vs #7 (infill) question
Post: RE: #6 vs #7 (infill) question

(04-14-2021, 10:51 PM)Peter Tremblay Wrote: :D What!!! ?? That's firewood. Make some smores...
hbmcc Woodworking Hand Tools 12 568 04-14-2021, 11:01 PM
  0 Thread: PSA - New Veritas Hining Guide Selling Now
Post: RE: PSA - New Veritas Hining Guide Selling Now

(04-14-2021, 07:20 AM)Rob Lee Wrote: SNIP> To date - we have not had a single case of work-related transmission in any of our stores or facilities.... and that's a record we'd like to preserve. ...
hbmcc Woodworking Hand Tools 20 1,362 04-14-2021, 10:19 AM
  0 Thread: On a Walk About, today
Post: RE: On a Walk About, today

(04-07-2021, 01:43 AM)Pedder Wrote: Fleas! How I miss a good flea... Fare from the Quality of your fleas. Naver seen such amounts of old tools around here. Cheers Pedder Ha ha! Pedder, many of u...
hbmcc Woodworking Hand Tools 8 1,051 04-08-2021, 11:25 AM
  0 Thread: Tap, tap, tap...
Post: RE:LV April Fools Substitution

Maybe, we can present our own thoughts, or prototypes, of an Alternative to Lee Valley's Gag. I can satisfy my 'multi-tool' fascination with a double-tipped chisel. Picture one of those cheap four-sha...
hbmcc Woodworking Hand Tools 18 1,083 04-03-2021, 10:31 AM
  0 Thread: Tap, tap, tap...
Post: RE: Tap, tap, tap...

Know nothing of the brand but a Festool Planex (sanding disc) for $13-hundred just seems a grab for the latest stim check. Otherwise, the joke is a bit too subtle for my foggy penthouse sponge. P...
hbmcc Woodworking Hand Tools 18 1,083 04-01-2021, 01:15 PM
  0 Thread: Premature Failure of Pressure Treated (Ground Contact) wood
Post: RE: Premature Failure of Pressure Treated (Ground ...

Those of you in California can ignore the following discussion of wood fences. Yours are concrete.   Regarding wood treatment criteria, the similarities in deterioration are identical with Sleepy's fa...
hbmcc Home Improvement 10 841 03-30-2021, 02:09 PM
  0 Thread: Rehandling Japanese Oire Nomi II
Post: RE: Rehandling Japanese Oire Nomi II

The uniformity looks nice, and the local species replacement is appropriate.  There may be problems with the hoops not used as originally intended.
hbmcc Woodworking Hand Tools 2 270 03-28-2021, 11:34 AM
  0 Thread: Premature Failure of Pressure Treated (Ground Contact) wood
Post: RE: Premature Failure of Pressure Treated (Ground ...

From seeing the comments here, and doing a little more looking, I am pretty convinced we have scattergun standards and the treating industry likes it that way. Confusion.   I could blow off the cost ...
hbmcc Home Improvement 10 841 03-27-2021, 11:39 AM
  0 Thread: Premature Failure of Pressure Treated (Ground Contact) wood
Post: Premature Failure of Pressure Treated (Ground Cont...

I wonder if any here have experienced loss in constructed projects due to early failure of treated wood.  In 2009 I rebuilt my backyard fence. New posts rated at 30 years--standard for Ground Contact...
hbmcc Home Improvement 10 841 03-24-2021, 01:24 PM
  0 Thread: Backyard Fun
Post: RE: Backyard Fun

Your old Workmate seems more attractive than the shed, Steve. The way I operate one or two of those B&D's would be perfect. I just don't have enough room, with all my other 'assistants' in the way...
hbmcc Woodworking Hand Tools 40 2,616 03-24-2021, 10:54 AM
  0 Thread: Right bevel or left bevel for carving axe?
Post: RE: Right bevel or left bevel for carving axe?

Hold the axe with the hand having the most fingers. A stick gripped securely can support the work piece. Also, keep the sharpest side of the carving tool to the waste side. If you have trouble knowing...
hbmcc Woodworking Hand Tools 12 4,276 03-21-2021, 07:43 PM
  0 Thread: lee valley carving chisel-good value?
Post: RE: lee valley carving chisel-good value?

I suspect they are made in China, and I am biased. You get what you pay for; and we all suffer the waste of garbage.  I have a similar set funneled through Wood Craft that rings the warning bell of "...
hbmcc Woodworking Hand Tools 18 1,073 03-20-2021, 01:08 PM
  0 Thread: Sjobergs 2500 vice placement question
Post: RE: Sjobergs 2500 vice placement question

The 2500 will provide cleaner space for under-top storage and mass. It also looks longer. If you have workspace, more length is always good. Even cantilevered vertical loading (small at the legs) ben...
hbmcc Woodworking Hand Tools 5 435 03-18-2021, 12:26 PM
  0 Thread: Home made carcass saw question
Post: RE: Home made carcass saw question

(03-16-2021, 07:57 AM)Peter Tremblay Wrote: My question is about seating the saw plate into the milled (not folded) brass back.  Is the plate just kept in place with pressure or is there some type o...
hbmcc Woodworking Hand Tools 16 1,340 03-16-2021, 10:59 AM
  0 Thread: Wood handled hammers
Post: RE: Wood handled hammers

Cool tip! Or, should it be warm? Here on the North Left Coast, dry season happens when the rest of the country experiences smoke irritated eyes and red sunsets. Eastern blogs lament flying hammer head...
hbmcc Woodworking Hand Tools 6 661 03-06-2021, 01:08 PM
  0 Thread: Traditional Japanese Timber Home Construction
Post: RE: Traditional Japanese Timber Home Construction

(03-01-2021, 12:14 PM)WoodCzech Wrote: It's not a house, it's a piece of art.  Too bad all that beautiful carpentry work is covered up at the end. I've been hooked on Japanese woodworking and timbe...
hbmcc Woodworking Hand Tools 7 784 03-01-2021, 01:37 PM
  0 Thread: Traditional Japanese Timber Home Construction
Post: Traditional Japanese Timber Home Construction

From design to the point of move in, watch traditional construction.... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6HMa5tof...7%E9%A4%A8
hbmcc Woodworking Hand Tools 7 784 02-23-2021, 11:30 PM

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