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  0 Thread: Taytools Trying to Trademark "Moxon Vise"
Post: RE: Taytools Trying to Trademark "Moxon Vise"

merced Wrote: (Yesterday, 12:35 PM) -- They are also trying to register a trademark for "1-2-3 blocks", filed the same day as their application to register "Moxon Vise". -- Now that is truly ridicu...
ZachDillinger Woodworking Hand Tools 10 339 Yesterday, 12:59 PM
  0 Thread: Taytools Trying to Trademark "Moxon Vise"
Post: RE: Taytools Trying to Trademark "Moxon Vise"

Alan S Wrote: (Yesterday, 09:51 AM) -- I think it's an odd sort of bug.  They clearly state it's called a Moxon vise because of its description in a 400 year old book.  I think the TM is left over fr...
ZachDillinger Woodworking Hand Tools 10 339 Yesterday, 09:58 AM
  0 Thread: Taytools Trying to Trademark "Moxon Vise"
Post: RE: Taytools Trying to Trademark "Moxon Vise"

Well, that is pretty scummy behavior. Shows a lack of character from the owner. I wouldn't purchase from them on a bet.
ZachDillinger Woodworking Hand Tools 10 339 Yesterday, 09:12 AM
  0 Thread: buying fixer-upper tools on eBay
Post: RE: buying fixer-upper tools on eBay

For most stuff these days, eBay is closer to retail pricing than auction pricing. The profit margin is unlikely to be there most of the time unless you comb the site constantly for things that are inc...
ZachDillinger Woodworking Hand Tools 18 2,717 12-08-2020, 08:39 AM
  0 Thread: Offshoot of Too Much Home time - Tools for Small Hands
Post: RE: Offshoot of Too Much Home time - Tools for Sma...

I'm also a watch collector but I'm painfully aware of my limitations in watchmaking. I'm limited to changing straps and batteries, anything else goes to a pro. I'm envious of your skill!
ZachDillinger Woodworking Hand Tools 14 3,651 08-24-2020, 09:45 AM
  0 Thread: Popular Woodworking: Notice of Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: I'm a Creditor
Post: RE: Popular Woodworking: Notice of Chapter 11 Bank...

I also got one and I assumed it is because I have regularly contributed to them and may be owed something.
ZachDillinger Woodworking Hand Tools 28 12,272 03-20-2019, 10:49 AM
  0 Thread: restoring wood bodied planes
Post: RE: restoring wood bodied planes

Have a gander at the "Tool Cleaning" section on The Best Things, one of the premier sources for antique tools. http://www.thebestthings.com/toolfaqs.htm
ZachDillinger Woodworking Hand Tools 33 10,476 02-05-2019, 10:45 AM
  0 Thread: Thank You from Evenfall Studios
Post: RE: Thank You from Evenfall Studios

Rob, it's a long way from California of course but I have plenty of space in my large pole barn here in Michigan. If you could use the space to store any donated large tools / materials / etc., I'm ha...
ZachDillinger Woodworking Hand Tools 9 3,019 12-13-2018, 09:19 AM
  0 Thread: Popular Woodworking magazine
Post: RE: Popular Woodworking magazine

Don't give up just yet... I'm still in the saddle for them, with many pieces and blogs in the works. The traditional hand tool only perspective is still in the mix.
ZachDillinger Woodworking Hand Tools 56 24,237 11-07-2018, 08:40 AM
  0 Thread: Heirlooms: Treasure or Nightmare?
Post: RE: Heirlooms: Treasure or Nightmare?

hbmcc Wrote: (10-19-2018, 01:29 PM) -- The question is: are your heirlooms treasure, or junk, to your heirs? I build heirlooms. My tools are heirlooms. I struggle to anticipate and design heirlooms ...
ZachDillinger Woodworking 35 12,713 10-19-2018, 02:21 PM
  0 Thread: Downtime?
Post: RE: Downtime?

bandit571 Wrote: (10-11-2018, 02:13 PM) -- There comes a time, in about every shop, when a current project is completed.....and either delivered,  or set up where it will go.    Then you walk back in...
ZachDillinger Woodworking Hand Tools 35 10,130 10-16-2018, 07:23 AM
  0 Thread: Where to find a forged bench stop ?
Post: RE: Where to find a forged bench stop ?

overland Wrote: (10-11-2018, 05:55 PM) -- I'm building a Roubo-style bench and am looking for a forged iron bench stop. But I can't find one. Any suggestions? -- AUswimKC Wrote: (10-11-2018, 06:07...
ZachDillinger Woodworking Hand Tools 12 6,233 10-12-2018, 07:14 AM
  0 Thread: Norm
Post: RE: Norm

Admiral Wrote: (10-11-2018, 01:41 PM) -- I don't recall seeing that anyone mentioned this, but the NYW website is in the process of loading all 21 seasons of episodes up for viewing here: https://...
ZachDillinger Woodworking 63 26,067 10-11-2018, 02:00 PM
  0 Thread: Possible Stanley No 1 find and question
Post: RE: Possible Stanley No 1 find and question

greatscott Wrote: (10-11-2018, 11:35 AM) -- Came across an ad for old woodworking tools.  Stopped by and looked at them and found what looks to be a Stanley No 1.  I'm not positive it's an actual No ...
ZachDillinger Woodworking Hand Tools 12 6,532 10-11-2018, 12:01 PM
  0 Thread: Camber or straight?
Post: RE: Camber or straight?

wmickley Wrote: (10-09-2018, 10:28 AM) -- A trying plane is used to even out the rough surface left by the jack plane and to flatten the stock so as to eliminate wind, cup etc. The iron is set slight...
ZachDillinger Woodworking Hand Tools 21 8,314 10-09-2018, 12:44 PM
  0 Thread: Camber or straight?
Post: RE: Camber or straight?

I agree with the others. A trying plane should have a small amount of curvature, ideally it would leave roughly the same signature as your smoothing plane which will help you avoid having to smooth pl...
ZachDillinger Woodworking Hand Tools 21 8,314 10-09-2018, 07:32 AM
  0 Thread: Stropping Questions
Post: RE: Stropping Questions

Stropping is great as an edge "band-aid" while working. If I'm using a chisel and it starts to cut slightly less cleanly than it did before, a few swipes on the strop will extend the life of the edge ...
ZachDillinger Woodworking Hand Tools 38 20,186 10-05-2018, 07:54 AM
  0 Thread: Viking tool box
Post: RE: Viking tool box

C. in Indy Wrote: (09-24-2018, 12:09 PM) -- Beautiful and quick job, Zach!   Be sure and post the sassafras picture.   You can't get much prettier and lighter-weight than sassafras. Your finish so...
ZachDillinger Woodworking Hand Tools 17 10,829 09-24-2018, 12:15 PM
  0 Thread: A Plane Maintenance Issue
Post: RE: A Plane Maintenance Issue

Mold and mildew loves linseed oil,  which is a great reason to not use it on wooden planes that are sealed away and infrequently used.
ZachDillinger Woodworking Hand Tools 18 8,376 09-24-2018, 09:25 AM
  0 Thread: Viking tool box
Post: RE: Viking tool box

I just knocked this thing together yesterday from some left over home center pine 1x10. I need a place to store all of my boring equipment, braces, and a new group of gimlets I bought at the Skinner t...
ZachDillinger Woodworking Hand Tools 17 10,829 09-24-2018, 08:41 AM

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