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  0 Thread: Quality hinges and hardware
Post: RE: Quality hinges and hardware

Thanks for the information. Just what I was looking for.
amtc Woodworking Hand Tools 5 462 12-11-2022, 04:02 PM
  0 Thread: Quality hinges and hardware
Post: Quality hinges and hardware

I have been asked to make some blanket chests and and other items requiring hinges/hardware and I was wondering what you all considered to be some of the best? These blanket chests, boxes, and small c...
amtc Woodworking Hand Tools 5 462 12-10-2022, 03:48 PM
  0 Thread: Workbench Top Material
Post: RE: Workbench Top Material

Kansas City Fireslayer Wrote: (07-17-2022, 11:45 AM) -- For me, weight and durability of the top would be priority.  I built my first bench top out of honey locust.  HL isn’t anything to brag about w...
amtc Woodworking Hand Tools 23 1,944 07-17-2022, 03:33 PM
  0 Thread: Workbench Top Material
Post: RE: Workbench Top Material

tablesawtom Wrote: (07-16-2022, 07:06 AM) -- It boils down to cost. Benches made in Europe are made out of Beach because it is a common wood there just like Maple is here.  Beach is more of an open g...
amtc Woodworking Hand Tools 23 1,944 07-17-2022, 12:24 AM
  0 Thread: Workbench Top Material
Post: RE: Workbench Top Material

tablesawtom Wrote: (07-16-2022, 07:06 AM) -- It boils down to cost. Benches made in Europe are made out of Beach because it is a common wood there just like Maple is here.  Beach is more of an open g...
amtc Woodworking Hand Tools 23 1,944 07-16-2022, 07:59 PM
  0 Thread: Workbench Top Material
Post: RE: Workbench Top Material

Thank you very much for the replies. I am leaning towards the Beech mainly because of the weight of the Emmert Vise. It is heavy. I have another question concerning the base of the bench. I plan to bu...
amtc Woodworking Hand Tools 23 1,944 07-13-2022, 12:32 AM
  0 Thread: Workbench Top Material
Post: Workbench Top Material

I am at some point going to make a workbench similar to the LN workbench and I was going to use European Beech but came across some one inch thick europly maple plywood and it got me thinking about us...
amtc Woodworking Hand Tools 23 1,944 07-12-2022, 12:32 AM
  0 Thread: Tools for Sale!
Post: RE: Tools for Sale!

Lisa L Wrote: (06-04-2022, 11:06 AM) -- Awesome!  Thank you for letting me know you received them!  I truly appreciate all the support! Happy Woodworking! Lisa -- My purchase arrived today too! Than...
amtc Tool Swap N' Sell 26 3,978 06-04-2022, 09:46 PM
  0 Thread: Tools for Sale!
Post: RE: Tools for Sale!

Lisa L Wrote: (06-01-2022, 08:16 PM) -- Hi Everyone, I recently lost my brother unexpectedly and have inherited his MANY beautiful woodworking tools, most of which he never got a chance to use. Th...
amtc Tool Swap N' Sell 26 3,978 06-02-2022, 01:04 AM
  0 Thread: Amana
Post: RE: Amana

Iowa is a red (free) state, cant see them canceling the show. I would be more worried about the cost of fuel and soaring inflation having an affect on the show more than anything else.
amtc Woodworking Hand Tools 31 3,977 04-12-2022, 11:21 PM
  0 Thread: Festool Sanders Dust Collection
Post: RE: Festool Sanders Dust Collection

Cabinet Monkey Wrote: (03-14-2022, 02:43 PM) -- Ok. You're a bit misinformed on Festool's warranty.   Whether the hose comes with the vac or you buy it separate - it has the SAME WARRA...
amtc Woodworking Power Tools 13 1,647 03-15-2022, 07:44 PM
  0 Thread: Festool Sanders Dust Collection
Post: RE: Festool Sanders Dust Collection

ajkoontz Wrote: (03-13-2022, 11:42 AM) -- I am going thru the same process as you are right now. I really wanted a Festool ETS EC sander, which led me to thinking I need a Festool sander. So I'm not ...
amtc Woodworking Power Tools 13 1,647 03-14-2022, 01:13 AM
  0 Thread: Festool Sanders Dust Collection
Post: Festool Sanders Dust Collection

I am primarily a hand tool worker but have found myself needing to sand and as I get older I have noticed the dust really bothers me (yes I wear a mask). Most of the time I sand outside but to be hone...
amtc Woodworking Power Tools 13 1,647 03-12-2022, 11:08 PM
  0 Thread: What are your favorite hand
Post: RE: What are your favorite hand

LN 5 1/2 plane. It was my retirement gift given to me by the wardroom. I use it on every project I make. LN 60 1/2R block plane. It was an anniversary present from my wife. I also use it on every pro...
amtc Woodworking Hand Tools 27 3,121 02-01-2022, 02:16 AM
  0 Thread: I'm torn on which router
Post: RE: I'm torn on which router

msweig Wrote: (08-15-2021, 07:33 AM) -- I seem to be in the minority here, but I prefer the LN. I initially started with the LV, but after using the LN in a class I sold the LV. I just preferred the ...
amtc Woodworking Hand Tools 20 4,222 08-22-2021, 08:19 AM
  0 Thread: LN Planes, No. 8 (SOLD), No. 5 (SOLD), No. 8 Blade/Chipbreaker (SOLD)
Post: RE: LN Planes, No. 8 (SOLD), No. 5 (SOLD)

Chuck in NC Wrote: (03-07-2021, 05:07 PM) -- I am going to sell a few of my LN planes.   Starting with a very lightly used LN No. 8.  SOLD!!! I have had it for a few years and it is in great shap...
amtc Tool Swap N' Sell 15 3,584 03-27-2021, 12:12 PM
  0 Thread: LN Planes, No. 8 (SOLD), No. 5 (SOLD), No. 8 Blade/Chipbreaker (SOLD)
Post: RE: LN Planes, No. 8 (SOLD), No. 5 (Reduced)

Chuck in NC Wrote: (03-14-2021, 02:16 AM) -- Unfortunately I don’t have a LN 10 1/4 rabbet plane to sell. -- PM sent for LN #5
amtc Tool Swap N' Sell 15 3,584 03-18-2021, 12:40 AM
  0 Thread: Planning end grain
Post: RE: Planning end grain

David Charlesworth Wrote: (10-23-2020, 10:17 AM) -- Interesting about the L-N No 9. We frequently had to plane the end grain of bench top slabs.  16" x 4" The plane which we found best was a 5 ...
amtc Woodworking Hand Tools 25 4,989 10-28-2020, 12:52 AM
  0 Thread: Planning end grain
Post: RE: Planning end grain

I use. LN #9 for planing end grain. Works well for me. Too bad LN stopped making it, people thought it was only good for shooting boards. Many more uses for it.
amtc Woodworking Hand Tools 25 4,989 10-22-2020, 11:45 PM
  0 Thread: router plane
Post: RE: router plane

tablesawtom Wrote: (05-31-2020, 04:28 PM) -- I had already did research into the two before asking the question and was leaning toward the Veritas before I asked. And finding out that no one, who has...
amtc Woodworking Hand Tools 24 8,364 05-31-2020, 10:02 PM

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