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  0 Thread: WTB: Paring chisels, Sorby etc
Post: RE: WTB: Paring chisels, Sorby etc

(03-08-2021, 02:40 PM)DennisLQueens Wrote: Hi all,  I've been having a difficult time locating a set of paring chisels. I've been looking at Sorby, but would be happy to hear about any sets of pari...
rectangle618 Tool Swap N' Sell 3 671 03-09-2021, 08:32 AM
  0 Thread: Technical beginner, how to make a small support horizontal and stable?
Post: RE: Technical beginner, how to make a small suppor...

(03-07-2021, 02:48 PM)ng80092a Wrote: Thanks Mike, I had that video saved. Is that how wood workers do it? You join the pieces in right angles and do the level in the end? Yes, woodworkers use thi...
rectangle618 Woodworking 4 512 03-07-2021, 08:53 PM
  0 Thread: Technical beginner, how to make a small support horizontal and stable?
Post: RE: Technical beginner, how to make a small suppor...

(03-07-2021, 10:26 AM)ng80092a Wrote: I've searched the past days for videos on how to make a support stable (not woobling/rocking) but all I've seen so far are more technical details and creative i...
rectangle618 Woodworking 4 512 03-07-2021, 10:57 AM
  0 Thread: Three-sided stools
Post: RE: Three-sided stools

Very nice work as usual, Derek. I am inspired to make a couple of those now and would be very interested to see some of your build photos. I'll be using black cherry for mine.
rectangle618 Woodworking 23 2,461 11-08-2020, 08:28 AM
  0 Thread: what kind of tree is this??
Post: RE: what kind of tree is this??

(08-31-2020, 08:24 AM)mound Wrote: interesting.. so the bark completely changing from thick/bumpy/brown to white/flakey/smooth halfway up the tree is expected on trees like that? USDA page on the E...
rectangle618 Woodworking 9 1,486 08-31-2020, 08:55 AM
  0 Thread: what kind of tree is this??
Post: RE: what kind of tree is this??

(08-31-2020, 07:18 AM)mound Wrote: Was at a park this weekend on Oneida Lake in Central NY and saw these trees...  My vote is for cottonwood or something else from the genus Populus. The bark is r...
rectangle618 Woodworking 9 1,486 08-31-2020, 08:16 AM
  0 Thread: Face Laminating 2x12 SYP for Nicholson Bench...Bad idea?
Post: RE: Face Laminating 2x12 SYP for Nicholson Bench.....

(07-08-2020, 09:27 PM)agerlach Wrote:  He uses an 8/4 in top but I know Schwarz has done a similar design with a 2x SYP top https://blog.lostartpress.com/2020/04/09...workbench/ Since it was the be...
rectangle618 Woodworking Hand Tools 12 2,971 07-09-2020, 07:48 AM
  0 Thread: Face Laminating 2x12 SYP for Nicholson Bench...Bad idea?
Post: RE: Face Laminating 2x12 SYP for Nicholson Bench.....

(07-08-2020, 03:12 PM)agerlach Wrote: Interesting. I have the same holdfasts and tested them on a 1x10 SYP and it held pretty poorly. What type of bit did you use for your hole? I used a vintage Irw...
rectangle618 Woodworking Hand Tools 12 2,971 07-08-2020, 03:35 PM
  0 Thread: Face Laminating 2x12 SYP for Nicholson Bench...Bad idea?
Post: RE: Face Laminating 2x12 SYP for Nicholson Bench.....

(07-08-2020, 12:15 PM)agerlach Wrote: I am finishing up a handtool only Nicholson bench build and am undecided on the top. I originally planned on doing the entire bench in dimensional SYP, per Mr. ...
rectangle618 Woodworking Hand Tools 12 2,971 07-08-2020, 02:12 PM
  0 Thread: Wood for a garden bench project
Post: RE: Wood for a garden bench project

(06-07-2020, 12:24 PM)Mike Brady Wrote: The bench immediately above  :rolleyes:  is the identical to the one I want to build.  That wood and finish looks fantastic to me.  Perhaps I should consider ...
rectangle618 Woodworking 18 4,740 06-07-2020, 02:00 PM
  0 Thread: Humidity stick?
Post: RE: Humidity stick?

(06-05-2020, 07:34 PM)Pirate Wrote: Got an idea and think I read about it somewhere. It's a stick for measuring humidity. 2 strips of wood glued together. Different species, or grain direction. Whe...
rectangle618 Woodworking 18 4,381 06-06-2020, 12:41 PM
  0 Thread: Gluing and clamping railing ballister in place
Post: RE: Gluing and clamping railing ballister in place

(05-18-2020, 07:01 PM)petertay15 Wrote: Isn’t it true that no matter how it is clamped, in place, or removed from the step, that the little glued spot will have no strength? Wouldn’t you have to dr...
rectangle618 Woodworking 17 4,742 05-18-2020, 07:10 PM
  0 Thread: Gluing and clamping railing ballister in place
Post: RE: Gluing and clamping railing ballister in place

(05-18-2020, 03:21 PM)Cdshakes Wrote: Friends house has a single broken ballister.  Was hoping to glue it up and pull it back together in place.  Certainly am NOT going to take this railing apart. A...
rectangle618 Woodworking 17 4,742 05-18-2020, 04:45 PM
  0 Thread: Kerfing Chisel
Post: RE: Kerfing Chisel

(03-25-2020, 12:04 PM)bandit571 Wrote: IF I need a "kerfing chisel"....I do have a "made in" Union N. J.   U.S.A.  Red Devil 4101 A stiff steel blade, walnut handle, brass rivets.   1-1/4" wide. T...
rectangle618 Woodworking Hand Tools 36 10,924 03-25-2020, 01:11 PM
  0 Thread: Kerfing Chisel
Post: RE: Kerfing Chisel

(03-23-2020, 03:19 PM)Arlin Eastman Wrote: I never heard of a kerfing chisel.  Why is it a normal chisel can not work?? Arlin, watch Derek Cohen's videos posted above. The kerfing chisel is MUCH t...
rectangle618 Woodworking Hand Tools 36 10,924 03-23-2020, 04:15 PM
  0 Thread: Kerfing Chisel
Post: RE: Kerfing Chisel

(03-22-2020, 02:16 PM)Aram Wrote: Very nice. How did you make the chisel portion? Aram, I bought a "Stainless Steel Spatula and Trowel Tool" on the Sculpture House web site. $12 bucks. Cut it...
rectangle618 Woodworking Hand Tools 36 10,924 03-22-2020, 02:39 PM
  0 Thread: Kerfing Chisel
Post: Kerfing Chisel

Removing the waste between pins on half-blind dovetails has always been one of my least favorite things. So, with some time on my hands, I made a kerfing chisel to perhaps make the chore less annoyin...
rectangle618 Woodworking Hand Tools 36 10,924 03-22-2020, 02:00 PM
  0 Thread: trying to source a small motor
Post: RE: trying to source a small motor

(03-07-2020, 11:02 AM)tomsteve Wrote: i dont seem to be using search terms to find a place that might have a 120v, 60hz ,3 w ,60 RPM, CW movement with a 1/4" dia shaft thats 3/4" long. im thinking t...
rectangle618 Woodworking 7 2,411 03-07-2020, 11:49 AM
  0 Thread: Entry hall table for a niece: VIDEO
Post: RE: Entry hall table for a niece: VIDEO

(03-02-2020, 11:06 AM)Derek Cohen Wrote: This is a real-time video - no editing. So skip the parts as they bore you. Hopefully some of it will amuse. Or watch at bedtime if you are insomniac :) Reg...
rectangle618 Woodworking Hand Tools 10 3,302 03-02-2020, 04:03 PM
  0 Thread: Need help with angles to cut
Post: RE: Need help with angles to cut

(12-11-2019, 08:19 PM)Wayne G. Wrote: I'm wanting to make a baseball home plate shadow box but Im having difficulty with the angles.  Have any of you built one of these?  What cut angles did you use...
rectangle618 Woodworking 3 1,992 12-11-2019, 08:59 PM

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