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  0 Thread: Need some of this
Post: RE: Need some of this

Gregor1 Wrote: (05-02-2022, 06:59 AM) -- In am working on some small keepsake boxes for my grand kids for Christmas. I am looking for something like this -- Check Amazon for door bottom seals
Sierramtns Woodworking 9 1,202 05-25-2022, 01:15 PM
  0 Thread: Veritas Narrow-Blade Head for Veritas Mk.II Honing Guide System
Post: RE: Veritas Narrow-Blade Head for Veritas Mk.II Ho...

dog2bert Wrote: (01-16-2021, 02:37 PM) -- Have you found the Veritas Narrow-Blade Head for Veritas Mk.II Honing Guide System helpful for Chisels? I have the "regular" head and chisels never stay a...
Sierramtns Woodworking Hand Tools 14 3,096 01-27-2021, 03:53 PM
  0 Thread: Price of Shellac Flakes
Post: RE: Price of Shellac Flakes

Bill Lyman Wrote: (04-20-2019, 11:20 AM) -- Is there is a difference in the quality of shellac flakes? BT&C sells for $84/lb; Old World sells for $31/lb and J.E. Moser sells for $50/lb. That is quite...
Sierramtns Finishing 8 5,575 08-14-2019, 06:30 PM
  0 Thread: Templates, templates, ...templates....
Post: RE: Templates, templates, ...templates....

hbmcc Wrote: (08-04-2019, 02:50 PM) -- I probably bumped into the link, below, on WoodNet a while back, but it is still fun to rummage through... (ht...
Sierramtns Woodworking Hand Tools 2 2,310 08-05-2019, 10:46 AM
  0 Thread: Yankee 131a screwdriver
Post: RE: Yankee 131a screwdriver

perchriver Wrote: (07-14-2019, 07:10 AM) -- Does anyone know where I can purchase a replacement spring for a Yankee 131a.  Thanks. -- I have refurbished a number of old drills and braces. Often a s...
Sierramtns Woodworking Hand Tools 19 7,808 07-14-2019, 12:30 PM
  0 Thread: What is going on
Post: RE: What is going on

Two things:  1) No right thinking person would ever load toilet paper to go under. ONLY OVER THE TOP!  2) As for applying glue. I don't use brushes for Titebond. I use either a thin piece of wood (us...
Sierramtns Woodworking Hand Tools 53 24,762 06-17-2018, 03:49 PM
  0 Thread: Question about Hock Blades in Stanley Planes
Post: RE: Question about Hock Blades in Stanley Planes

Belle City Woodworking Wrote: (06-17-2018, 03:03 PM) -- i probably should have added at the beginning of the post I have experience with hand planes and have used them for several years, I know how t...
Sierramtns Woodworking Hand Tools 27 14,629 06-17-2018, 03:33 PM
  0 Thread: PM-V11 steel?
Post: RE: PM-V11 steel?

Mr Eddie Wrote: (02-15-2018, 06:32 PM) -- Besides the cost of the blade will you need to upgrade your sharpening setup to handle the much harder steel?  Just a thought. Lonnie -- I use PMV-11, O1 ...
Sierramtns Woodworking Hand Tools 19 11,317 02-15-2018, 08:10 PM
  0 Thread: Which Version of SketchUp Make Do You Use?
Post: RE: Which Version of SketchUp Make Do You Use?

I am currently using 2017. Generally I use whatever is the latest free version. I have never had problems doing so. Oops! I once had a printing problem with 2016 (?). I would center what I wanted to p...
Sierramtns Woodworking 18 8,323 01-31-2018, 04:07 PM
  0 Thread: Clothing Drawers
Post: RE: Clothing Drawers

I make a lot of drawers for clothing. I use port Orford Cedar for the drawer bottoms. This is not a true cedar it is a cypress, but it smells good (to me) and seems effective against moths.
Sierramtns Woodworking 9 4,189 10-01-2017, 04:53 PM
  0 Thread: Cutting walnut burl
Post: RE: Cutting walnut burl

Not using a TS fence seems like a recipe for going from "Halfathumb" to a "Nothumb".
Sierramtns Woodworking 6 3,729 05-16-2017, 07:14 AM
  0 Thread: LN workbench?
Post: RE: LN workbench?

I have had my LN bench for about 4 years. It is very well made and has a terrific thick top. I ordered it 35" high. I am 6' tall. This height works much better for me than my homemade 33" high bench. ...
Sierramtns Woodworking Hand Tools 16 9,704 03-27-2017, 07:23 AM
  0 Thread: Dovetail tools
Post: RE: Dovetail tools

I have and use many different brands of chisels, some home made by me, but since i acquired the LV PM-V11 chisels I find that I am using them almost exclusively. They seem to last a lot longer between...
Sierramtns Woodworking Hand Tools 6 4,556 03-04-2017, 08:10 PM
  0 Thread: Leg options
Post: RE: Leg options

I believe the hollow leg option would be problematical for a leg with connecting joinery. Strength of joinery might be compromised.
Sierramtns Woodworking 7 3,503 02-18-2017, 08:59 PM
  0 Thread: Handcut DT ?
Post: RE: Handcut DT ?

I deliberately cut my dovetail asymmetrically (differing spacing) if they are on a drawer front (half blinds). I space the dovetails closer together near the top and bottom of the drawer, and further ...
Sierramtns Woodworking 46 21,133 02-18-2017, 08:49 PM
  0 Thread: Your Favorite Spokeshaves and why?
Post: RE: Your Favorite Spokeshaves and why?

The mouth can be closed up by using a thin plastic shim behind  the blade.
Sierramtns Woodworking Hand Tools 75 47,546 01-02-2017, 02:45 PM
  0 Thread: Any hand saw horders here?
Post: RE: Any hand saw horders here?

I just counted mine. Total of 19. A mix of full size, back saws, coping, jig, and specialty. Also a mix of old and new. Well, new as in I bought them new from tool stores. The old ones are from e-bay....
Sierramtns Woodworking Hand Tools 24 12,905 12-16-2016, 06:15 PM
  0 Thread: Push drill for scrolling?
Post: RE: Push drill for scrolling?

I believe the size of the holes needed for a scroll saw blade are very, very small. When at woodworking school we used a "pin drill" (also called "pin vice") for the saw blade starter hole. These are ...
Sierramtns Woodworking Hand Tools 5 3,507 12-07-2016, 12:52 PM
  0 Thread: Seeking wisdom on Jennings auger bit remakes....
Post: RE: Seeking wisdom on Jennings auger bit remakes.....

I have a full set of both the Irwin and the Jennings bits. I don't know if the Jennings are coarse or fine thread. However I can say that I work exclusively in hardwoods (mostly cherry and walnut) and...
Sierramtns Woodworking Hand Tools 18 13,927 08-27-2016, 11:07 PM
  0 Thread: Veneering Info Needed
Post: RE: Veneering Info Needed

David Welter had an article in FWW magazine a few years ago on "Shop Made Veneers"; I think that was the title. He explains the same techniques used at the College of the Redwoods Fine Woodworking Sch...
Sierramtns Woodworking 25 13,975 08-15-2016, 09:49 PM

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