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  1. Hi all. Have those affected received any...

    Hi all. Have those affected received any outstanding copies of FWW? I have just got my October edition of FHB , so I am assuming that some of you have some reading to catch up on?
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    Hi Paul and Bill. I have always referred to the...

    Hi Paul and Bill. I have always referred to the short handled sledge hammer headed hammer as a "mash" hammer.
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    Hi Chris. Is this who you are after? I have this...

    Hi Chris. Is this who you are after? I have this tab left open on my tablet so I didn't have to look too hard.

    The Blunt Chisel Technique with Bill Carter - YouTube
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    Lance, I forgot to mention that I have been...

    Lance, I forgot to mention that I have been trying to secure a 60 1/2 on Ebay for quite a while :) but you have possibly made me rethink. And I understand the angst of tool purchase.
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    Hi Lance. One of the first planes I bought to...

    Hi Lance. One of the first planes I bought to refurbish was a Stanley #6. Researching on the internet produced much negativity with regards to its role, purpose and/or place in the "pantheon". I...
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    Hi L. Same experience for me with same machine....

    Hi L. Same experience for me with same machine. Admittedly mostly used on messmate so other timbers may give different results but.....
  7. Aaaaaaaaaaaaaargh!

    Aaaaaaaaaaaaaargh!
  8. Thread: Scrapers

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    Thanks Ian. Work has been quite of late :(. But a...

    Thanks Ian. Work has been quite of late :(. But a few outdoor landscaping jobs have come my way and that will keep me busy until things improve lockdown wise.

    How much do you know about Red...
  9. Thread: Scrapers

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    Thanks Lance and Matt. I bought a Veritas...

    Thanks Lance and Matt. I bought a Veritas burnisher jig a while ago (the type you can set the angle of the hook on and slide along the edge) which was okay but not consistent. I could see the merits...
  10. Thread: Scrapers

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    Scrapers

    Hi all. For some time I have been wanting to improve my understanding of scraper use and particularly the sharpening of. A YouTube video posted by "Bearkat" really made it look easy and I was...
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    Sounds great. I think sliding table would help a...

    Sounds great. I think sliding table would help a lot then.
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    Nice to know I'm not the only one who thinks his...

    Nice to know I'm not the only one who thinks his prices are high :D
  13. Hi Beardy. I have done the same for plenty of...

    Hi Beardy. I have done the same for plenty of IKEA cabinets and have always thought that those corner brackets were odd. I stumbled across a USA YouTube video that showed the correct to hang them....
  14. Hi JP. When you refer to Cypress Pine do you mean...

    Hi JP. When you refer to Cypress Pine do you mean the Callitris genus? I have used plenty of this and it can move around a bit. Checking is common but settles down eventually. It will make for a...
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    Hi G. New or second hand? Contractor or cabinet?...

    Hi G. New or second hand? Contractor or cabinet? Sliding table?
  16. Thread: Firewood

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    502232 Here's a photo

    502232

    Here's a photo
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    Great looking set up G. Plenty of support for the...

    Great looking set up G. Plenty of support for the sheets and way better fence. Probably moot now (if you're getting a new saw) but wobble in cut could be changes in feed rate and slight creep away...
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    Hi G. I have the Makita jobsite saw too and I...

    Hi G. I have the Makita jobsite saw too and I don't think you will have much luck cutting sheet goods on it unless you build a big enough crosscut sled and mount it in a bench (is this what you meant...
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    Hi CK. So that's what you have been up to. And...

    Hi CK. So that's what you have been up to. And the photo of your bench with a green taped up thing on it makes a lot more sense now! Great work and that chinese elm continues to come in real handy....
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    Hi Ian. Funny you should talk about the "curl" of...

    Hi Ian. Funny you should talk about the "curl" of chisels and "sweet spot". Years ago I had a couple of blue handled Marples chisels (1/2" and 1") as my nail bag users, when everyone else had the...
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    Hi John. They must be very good chisels :D

    Hi John. They must be very good chisels :D
  22. Veritas router plane blades do fit in Record...

    Veritas router plane blades do fit in Record router planes, you just have to invert the height adjustment nut
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    SOLD: Great deal!

    Great deal!
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    Well done, especially on the mysterious sucess of...

    Well done, especially on the mysterious sucess of the 1". Obviuosly you're just getting better at making them :D
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    Hi G, this is what I bought for cutting Melamine...

    Hi G, this is what I bought for cutting Melamine on my tablesaw

    CMT Industrial Fine Cut-Off Blade - 250mm - 80 Tooth | Carbatec

    I also got my local tool sharpening mob to grind the same steep...
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    Just lovely Matt. I know it caused you some...

    Just lovely Matt. I know it caused you some stress but the handle looks stunning. Did you re purpose existing saw plate or start with brand new stuff?
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    Thanks CK. Hope you have still been getting out...

    Thanks CK. Hope you have still been getting out into your shed, I haven't seen any of your "holz" work for a while.
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    Thanks Matt and John. Halfway through cutting all...

    Thanks Matt and John. Halfway through cutting all those dovetails I was second guessing the wisdom of my choice but I am glad I had a go
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    Just for fun, another photo of the drawers ...

    Just for fun, another photo of the drawers

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    Hi Paul. I have lost a lot of time watching...

    Hi Paul. I have lost a lot of time watching YouTube videos of Ken and his tools. Great stuff, he even has a few saws!!!
  31. Thread: Firewood

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    Hi Bob. I haven't used an axe for a very long...

    Hi Bob. I haven't used an axe for a very long time. My go to (and only) option is a double headed log splitter, just like a normal one but without the sledge half. I have been using this for at...
  32. Thread: Firewood

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    Firewood

    Hi all. I recently piucked up a trailer load of firewood. It appears to be conifer like, maybe cypress (macro....??, the hedging type). Splitting it up for firewood I found that I was much more...
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    Thanks Matt, CT, Ian, Doug, Alk and AB. I long...

    Thanks Matt, CT, Ian, Doug, Alk and AB. I long ago decided that 13 is my lucky number (I guess that comes from growing up with a black cat)! Lockdown has come in handy (my woodshed is also full of...
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    Thanks again (and I found the follow button :D)

    Thanks again (and I found the follow button :D)
  35. Hi RW. I find that my router plane (a record) is...

    Hi RW. I find that my router plane (a record) is indispensable and once you get one you find many uses for it (including cleaning up tenon cheeks). I have long lusted after the Knew concepts coping...
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    Hi JG. All framing pine sold is kiln dried. You...

    Hi JG. All framing pine sold is kiln dried. You won't have any trouble drying
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    Thanks Tom. While I can find it hard to follow...

    Thanks Tom. While I can find it hard to follow blogs I have finished my saw till. Ta da!!!!

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    And here is an artsy shot

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    Drawers all done and brass handles (echoing the brass...
  38. Thread: wood ID

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    Hi MT. I would have said Oregon (or Douglas Fir)...

    Hi MT. I would have said Oregon (or Douglas Fir) but had a look at your links. Both hemlocks are described as having no distinctive smell whereas I think Oregon does (when cut). Maybe this could...
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    Hi G. Usually the saw base should only be...

    Hi G. Usually the saw base should only be touching the nylon/plastic/UHMW strips set into the track and they are normally pretty slippery. Do you have cam adjusters on the saw base (that keep the saw...
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    Ouch!!! I have had mine for a while now too

    Ouch!!! I have had mine for a while now too
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    Nice work Tom. More than happy for any of my...

    Nice work Tom. More than happy for any of my threads to wander where they may. Love your blog too but can't work out how to subscribe. Can you post a subscription link? Sorry if it's obvious, my...
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    Thanks Tom. Yes I am. How is your project coming...

    Thanks Tom. Yes I am. How is your project coming along?
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    501551 Hi all. For those still following along...

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    Hi all. For those still following along :D here are the four drawers glued and clamped. Drawer bottoms are 13mm thick but "fielded" down to 5mm and held in a rebate all the way round. Half...
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    Still using plain radiata predominantly in Vic

    Still using plain radiata predominantly in Vic
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    Vote one for whatever state Simplicity finds...

    Vote one for whatever state Simplicity finds himself in :oo:
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    Thanks Paul. And Matt, I think it's a little too...

    Thanks Paul. And Matt, I think it's a little too late for warnings now. One thing that keeps me somewhat in check is an inherent stinginess. I am always looking for a bargain and often get quickly...
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    Hi G. Just had a quick look online and while it...

    Hi G. Just had a quick look online and while it seems to be more expensive than the Sheppach (which I have and have modified heavily), the Detroit comes with better clamps and a scribing feature. You...
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    Very, very nice. Hang angle looks perfect and...

    Very, very nice. Hang angle looks perfect and love the detail on the back :D
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    Thanks Ian. As much as I love Oregon, the more...

    Thanks Ian. As much as I love Oregon, the more work I do with it the more I become aware of its foibles.
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    Hi there. For those wondering how my 1st ever...

    Hi there. For those wondering how my 1st ever attempt at half blind dovetails went please see below.

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    I am pretty pleased with them and possibly found them a little easier than through...
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