Search:

Type: Posts; User: LanceC

Page 1 of 8 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.03 seconds; generated 57 minute(s) ago.

  1. Thanks Paul. Your second reading was correct,...

    Thanks Paul.

    Your second reading was correct, I will be using the saw instead of my tenon saw.

    I just rang a couple of sharpening places, and despite advertising sharpening hand saws, none of...
  2. Thanks for the responses chaps, you have buoyed...

    Thanks for the responses chaps, you have buoyed my spirits. I will take your advice and progress a couple of saws to see how they end up.

    I would appreciate some advice as to the TPI I should aim...
  3. Replies
    2
    Views
    278

    Thanks Dallas. The sharpening progress has been...

    Thanks Dallas. The sharpening progress has been a bit like watching your own children grow, in that you don't really notice it until they borrow your shoes, and you're forced to look at them with...
  4. WANTED:N.S.W.. Felder have a second hand unit in stock at the...

    Felder have a second hand unit in stock at the moment, thought it is three phase.

    Used 2010 Hammer N4400 Wood bandsaw in Emu Plains, NSW Price: $2,000

    Kind regards,
    Lance
  5. Replies
    2
    Views
    278

    A plain plane box

    I was going to post this in the box-making forum, but decided to leave that to the more refined examples, and rather post this one in the pics forum as it's a little more agricultural!

    I purchased...
  6. How not to sharpen hand saws, and the tribulations of buying used tools.

    I have found myself wanting to use a hand saw more and more of late. However I only own a hard-point hardware shop model. It has a with a very wide set to the teeth, which I find it hard to saw...
  7. Replies
    5
    Views
    855

    461544 At this stage we have the following...

    461544

    At this stage we have the following attending, which will make it a great afternoon:

    Lance & Maja,
    Yvan,
    Tarwood,
    Adam (Stratman).

    Any other locals (or travellers) are welcome...
  8. Replies
    43
    Views
    1,152

    Chris, have you seen Dave Stanton's video? He...

    Chris, have you seen Dave Stanton's video? He demonstrates his system connected to his shop vac.

    YouTube

    Kind regards,
    Lance
  9. Any of those drives will do what you're asking. ...

    Any of those drives will do what you're asking. Music (listening, not editing), and potentially archive/backup in future are at the bottom end of any HDD's capability. To my way of thinking you'd...
  10. Question on external hard drive (wrt write speeds)

    FF,

    6 Gb/s is the max speed for a SATA 3 interface.
    5 Gb/s is the max speed for a USB-C interface.

    Neither of those specifications refer to the disk speed.

    One thing to be aware of with...
  11. Replies
    31
    Views
    1,661

    Hi Neil, One thing to consider is that when...

    Hi Neil,

    One thing to consider is that when you have a door opening hard against a wall, you loose that wall space. If however you move the door 30cm or so away from the corner, you retain the...
  12. Replies
    5
    Views
    855

    Hah! It sounds like youíll fit in perfectly. :) ...

    Hah! It sounds like youíll fit in perfectly. :)

    Kind regards,
    Lance
  13. Replies
    21
    Views
    3,135

    I had the top off my bench today whilst fitting...

    I had the top off my bench today whilst fitting the vises (which will form another post when done), so thought I'd investigate flipping the long stretches as suggested by KahoyKutter. Whilst they...
  14. Replies
    8
    Views
    646

    Hi Matt, Iíve used biscuits in 18 mm Pine,...

    Hi Matt,

    Iíve used biscuits in 18 mm Pine, Tasmanian Oak and spotted gum a lot with no ill effects.

    Just make sure the glue is fully dry before planing or sanding afterwards, otherwise any...
  15. Thread: Brace bits

    by LanceC
    Replies
    26
    Views
    1,661

    Yvan, in a first for me, over the past three days...

    Yvan, in a first for me, over the past three days I have had some rusty vise parts soaking in white vinegar with a bit of salt added for good measure. Today was the day I took them out to clean them...
  16. Replies
    39
    Views
    5,185

    Just a heads up for those subscribed to this...

    Just a heads up for those subscribed to this thread, I've posted another get together at https://www.woodworkforums.com/f303/southern-tas-spring-19-a-230140#post2154893.
    I hope you can make it!
    ...
  17. Replies
    5
    Views
    855

    Southern Tas get together - Spring '19

    Hi all southern southerners,

    Spring has sprung, and we should get together again! We all had such a good time earlier in the year, so perhaps we should catch up over a BBQ lunch this time.
    ...
  18. Thread: Good prices?

    by LanceC
    Replies
    5
    Views
    361

    Elan and Dom, I don't disagree with either of...

    Elan and Dom, I don't disagree with either of your criticisms (or observations if that seems too strong :) ). I hope in this case it at last gives us a starting point, considering the broad spectrum...
  19. Thread: Good prices?

    by LanceC
    Replies
    5
    Views
    361

    Yes, we look at those prices and wish we had...

    Yes, we look at those prices and wish we had lived when high quality tools were nice and cheep. Or so I thought. It was with interest hearing old craftsmen talking about how buying a plane cost...
  20. Replies
    27
    Views
    1,921

    I've been following this thread with interest, as...

    I've been following this thread with interest, as while a digital gauge is funky, I struggled to see what benefits it offers in real world applications of how I work, so have appreciated the...
  21. Hah! How is this for a bizarre coincidence, the...

    Hah! How is this for a bizarre coincidence, the reason I came across the square which started this thread in the first place was that I was on RS buying a couple of the Stanley knives you refer to,...
  22. Replies
    6
    Views
    700

    You know Dave, when I read over the post before...

    You know Dave, when I read over the post before pressing ďsendĒ that phrase did give me pause, then upon consideration thought, ďit will be fine, this is a discussion amongst adults, no-one else will...
  23. Replies
    6
    Views
    700

    There was a thread just recently where the...

    There was a thread just recently where the "popping off hood" issue was discussed. See Bell mouth hoods

    Kind regards,
    Lance
  24. Replies
    26
    Views
    2,132

    This has certainly been my experience as my...

    This has certainly been my experience as my competencies grow. The one benefit we do have these days is the abundance of old second hand hand tools which have already fully depreciated, so we can buy...
  25. Thread: Jarrah Box

    by LanceC
    Replies
    6
    Views
    644

    Isn't it amazing how adding lining really...

    Isn't it amazing how adding lining really elevates the finished box. Well done.

    Kind regards,
    Lance
  26. Replies
    8
    Views
    745

    Hi Peter. While I'm not as knowledgeable as...

    Hi Peter.

    While I'm not as knowledgeable as lots of others here, I recently went through the process of removing the hard point teeth from my tenon say, and cutting in new ones (after I ruined the...
  27. Replies
    14
    Views
    1,015

    Ahh, that makes sense. Thanks Bob. Kind...

    Ahh, that makes sense. Thanks Bob.

    Kind regards,
    Lance
  28. Replies
    56
    Views
    3,830

    That is really inspiring Ian. I love the form...

    That is really inspiring Ian.

    I love the form of the Krenov style planes, they make me think of the old 1930ís Austin Seven.
    ...
  29. Thread: Circles?

    by LanceC
    Replies
    11
    Views
    1,086

    Russ, I can do circle-esque with just the...

    Russ, I can do circle-esque with just the bandsaw using the method you've described. To get a smooth, consistent circle however, I've always had to clean it up with a router using a circle jig...
  30. Replies
    14
    Views
    1,015

    Whilst not wanting to derail the thread, I found...

    Whilst not wanting to derail the thread, I found this statement fascinating. Can you expand on why? I would have thought the wood being softer it would offer little to no wear on the chain.

    I...
  31. Replies
    8
    Views
    728

    Wow Paul. The visual effect is stunning!...

    Wow Paul. The visual effect is stunning! Congratulations on an outstandingly executed box.

    Without wanting to be nosey, do you have any work-in-progress photos you can share with us?

    Kind...
  32. Replies
    56
    Views
    3,830

    This is wonderful Ian. Thanks for the detailed...

    This is wonderful Ian. Thanks for the detailed description, allowing us to build a plane vicariously through your efforts!

    When creating the side profile bends, how do you do that? While bending...
  33. Replies
    7
    Views
    612

    That's very cute. If the boards were from your...

    That's very cute. If the boards were from your house, it will have extra meaning for her when she grows up.

    Kind regards,
    Lance
  34. Replies
    10
    Views
    769

    Gah! I can't believe it's already nearly been a...

    Gah! I can't believe it's already nearly been a month. None the less today was the day I finally bought my stock. After looking at a range of options and costs for the raw materials, I've settled on...
  35. Replies
    2
    Views
    521

    Iíve not seen that type of box before. The lid...

    Iíve not seen that type of box before. The lid ďlockĒ is very clever.

    You should be pleased with your boxes, they look like they turned out very nicely. Do you have specific plans for them, or...
  36. I second this. I had a pin inserted through my...

    I second this. I had a pin inserted through my wrist as a youngster, and have struggled with repeated rotation when using a screwdriver ever since. We were given one of these also about ten years...
  37. Thread: New A3-31

    by LanceC
    Replies
    13
    Views
    1,010

    I was a bit like that when I got mine too. ...

    I was a bit like that when I got mine too. Though I went from hand preparing stock to the Hammer. It is a lovely feeling when you catch yourself grinning like a Cheshire Cat!

    The real ah-huh...
  38. Replies
    21
    Views
    3,135

    Hmmm, you know I racked my brain trying to come...

    Hmmm, you know I racked my brain trying to come up with a simple way of using buttresses (great choice of words) whilst sill keeping plenty of "platform" to potentially build storage onto. Not once...
  39. Replies
    16
    Views
    3,050

    Great find Chris. My first thought was, nice,...

    Great find Chris. My first thought was, nice, but what are the odds of a boutique product like that being available in Tas, only to find most hardware chains stock it.

    I note that Bunnings only...
  40. Replies
    16
    Views
    3,050

    Well I certainly look forward any other ideas you...

    Well I certainly look forward any other ideas you have. It's quite refreshing to see some new thinking on a woodworking YT channel. It is evident from both videos that you like to look for...
  41. Replies
    21
    Views
    3,135

    When I left off last, I had glued the two halves...

    When I left off last, I had glued the two halves of my bench together. I am very pleased to report that the top half glued up very flat, with but the tiniest lip at one end at the intersection of the...
  42. Replies
    9
    Views
    947

    Ahhh, yes. Now that I see both together(ish) the...

    Ahhh, yes. Now that I see both together(ish) the issues you raise become evident (it is a good thing we can learn from others' experiences). Considering you can make another one in under five...
  43. Replies
    9
    Views
    947

    Huh, funny you should mention it. I was asking...

    Huh, funny you should mention it. I was asking about the cordless Makita trim router a month or so ago with every intention of buying it, but no local stockist had it (14 day lead time), then the...
  44. Replies
    9
    Views
    947

    Thanks for posting that Derek. I was...

    Thanks for posting that Derek. I was particularly interested as it appears to use the same clamping foundation as your morticing jig. Looking again, the only addition I think your morticing jig...
  45. Replies
    16
    Views
    3,050

    I found that really interesting. I've heard...

    I found that really interesting. I've heard people extol the virtues of the Parf hole layout, and never really got it. This video gave me my ah-hah moment. It is indeed very clever. I note too...
  46. Woo hoo! Great job.

    Woo hoo!

    Great job.
  47. Replies
    4
    Views
    553

    Thatís excellent Matt. Iíve only made two...

    Thatís excellent Matt. Iíve only made two handles, the first of which was destroyed doing the back cutout, so read this with great interest.

    In attempting to salvage my first attempt, I tried...
  48. Replies
    4
    Views
    1,131

    It may help if you tell us what you used to...

    It may help if you tell us what you used to attempt removing the stain, and how.

    Kind regards,
    Lance
  49. Don't be discouraged. You'll get there, it will...

    Don't be discouraged. You'll get there, it will just take a bit of trouble shooting. And the next time you come across this issue, you'll know what to do.

    Using thick stock is tricky as it...
  50. Stanley Lever Cap - Why buy it when you can make it?!

    That is just so cool! It looks amazing, and appears to be entirely functional too. Iím looking forward to seeing what else you come up with!

    The best part, is any woody who sees that plane is...
Results 1 to 50 of 369
Page 1 of 8 1 2 3 4