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    SOLD: I will take it

    I will take it
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    I use a Japanese style genno hammer - specially...

    I use a Japanese style genno hammer - specially made for chiselling.

    They come in range of weight from 200g to 800g.

    I have a 400g and it works well - allot of power when you need it but with...
  3. In cleaning something like caustic soda would be...

    In cleaning something like caustic soda would be used to break down organic matter. The problem is that it would bleach the wood and break the wood down as well. I feel that your best chance is to...
  4. :doh: Obvious - I will give it a go

    :doh: Obvious - I will give it a go
  5. Swapped the iron for one that is not as tapered...

    Swapped the iron for one that is not as tapered in its length and the problem disappears and the plane adjusts easy and fast without the Whack a Mole.

    Why?
  6. Tapered Iron & Wedge Problem In Wooden Body Plane - AKA Whack a Mole.

    I am having a go at trying to recycle some old tapered irons with chip breaker that I salved from a dead (borers) ridden wood plane. I have build a laminated Krenov style plane with bed is 45 degree...
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    They are splitting selected logs of oak, ash and...

    They are splitting selected logs of oak, ash and beech (pith in the centre, wide ring spacing, no knots or defects). Also you do not get a 600mm long froes which you would need to split a 450mm wide...
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    A froe will not split a log that big you need...

    A froe will not split a log that big you need wedges and a sledge hammer - many timbers will not split. Elm is famous so is Dogwood for not splittable - - the brushbottle I do not know - but give it...
  9. Thread: Kanna

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    I use a cheat - I grind my blade corners (Ears) a...

    I use a cheat - I grind my blade corners (Ears) a hair narrower than the chip breaker. Then as I tap the chip breaker down I look into the mouth looking at the corner of the blade and I watch the...
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    Howard Apple Macs have come with this feature...

    Howard Apple Macs have come with this feature build in allowing to write Japanese/Chinese with Windows you need to download a language package.

    This gives you a pallet of characters you can...
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    Hi Howard - it sounds like you have a good solid...

    Hi Howard - it sounds like you have a good solid chisel collection I am glad that you also like the Masashige. I am tempted to purchase sukemaru but I have enough chisels but I may buy one just to...
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    Hello Howard - I have been considering the...

    Hello Howard - I have been considering the question you posed and I have been reluctant to respond - because in short your question misses a few critical points.

    Sorry I am going to muddy the...
  13. If I had a lathe I would make it out of something...

    If I had a lathe I would make it out of something like gidgee but I am not currently setup with a lathe. :((

    Yes they seems to spread the force of the cross bar over a wider surface. It is a...
  14. Plane Restoration: Seeking Replacement Parts Small Metal Lathe Job

    I am restoring a Dutch Horned Smoother by J. Nooitgedagt & Zonen the plane has an unusual cross bar configuration that is secured by two essentially thick washers that are missing and are recessed...
  15. Scroll down the page it looks like they have...

    Scroll down the page it looks like they have radius 8, 9.5, 16, 19mm Plus the standard imperial increments.

    Oddly they don't have 25mm.

    I agree with other a limited number of imperial size...
  16. CMT is made in Italy and they have a large range...

    CMT is made in Italy and they have a large range of metric size bits with imperial 1/2" and 1/6" shanks plus 12mm and 8mm shanks.

    Carbatec stocks some but online would be your be bet for the full...
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    I conceived a solution to my problem, I cut and...

    I conceived a solution to my problem, I cut and glued a 6 x 12 mm strips that were glued to the inside back edge of the frame, this gave me 6mm of material to drive my pins under. Combined with...
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    I actually just remember seeing this recently ...

    I actually just remember seeing this recently


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dsLoMRQXwco&list=PLiWWr3Gvo46kvV4fVRL2qEks8KfkImN6n&index=12
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    Without the chip breakers they are better at...

    Without the chip breakers they are better at stock removal
    With chip breaker gives a better surface finish

    The chip breaker has only been used in Japan in the last 150 years imported from the...
  20. Thread: Kanna

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    doutsukikannna...

    doutsukikannna

    Email Teshiba [email protected]

    $196 each from Japan I would say very much middle of the road

    He is my regular dealer

    But because of covid he can only send via sea...
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    fudge I will go back to the picture framer to...

    fudge

    I will go back to the picture framer to see if he can get me out of this mess
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    The backing is foam core its about 6mm thick. ...

    The backing is foam core its about 6mm thick.

    I bought some 3mm masonite that I am going to replace the foam core with this should give me 6mm of meat to drive the point into.

    I will test with...
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    I will Try the Everhang Push Point Glazier...

    I will Try the Everhang Push Point Glazier Framing Pins 50 Pack from Bunnings on a test piece.
    The wood is PNG Rosewood.
    I might have to use a thiner backing board to give the back more meat.
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    Picture Framing Question

    I am making a frame for a photo.

    I have the glass, the card and backing board and the frame built.

    However I know that I will need to use a Picture Framing Flexible Point Driver Tacker to hold...
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    Build a cradle that holds the legs so the edge is...

    Build a cradle that holds the legs so the edge is point up then use a router to cut out a mortice on the edge.

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    Yesterday I turned the tarp into a tent. It now has large open side however it is completely covered. The vertical pole is a sapwood bark board so it is waste.

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  27. Doug that was my concern with the gazebo - I am...

    Doug that was my concern with the gazebo - I am thinking that I will stick with the tarp but using Steel Fence Posts to make an under cover area that is durable, airy and dry.
  28. I opened up the long side so the timber is out of...

    I opened up the long side so the timber is out of the rain but the air gets in. - Will do until the gazebo.
  29. Hi - It has been now 8 months since the logs were...

    Hi - It has been now 8 months since the logs were milled for the last 7 months they have been sitting in the rear sun room of my last place however I needed to move house and now I have relocated to...
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    Pissssssed Off

    Pissssssed Off
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    Market Rules

    Market Rules
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    I am interested in the whole lot depending on...

    I am interested in the whole lot depending on price
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    I had a look at the Woodfast TS315B and it looks...

    I had a look at the Woodfast TS315B and it looks like it comes with far more in the basic package like Outrigger, full on dust hood on an arm for a few $1000 less.

    However Woodfast TS315B comes...
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    I have a Hammer B3 winner the version with the...

    I have a Hammer B3 winner the version with the spindle moulder (with collet adapters to take 1/4" and 1/2" router bits and 30mm bits) and I opted for the medium size sliding table (1250 mm). I think...
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    I awoke this morning with an idea that may...

    I awoke this morning with an idea that may reconcile the varied concerns while further increasing the tables rigidity.

    By turning the single sided V dovetails into double side sliding butterflies...
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    Looking at this image and gauging size by his...

    Looking at this image and gauging size by his finger nails - it looks like the stretcher ends are max 50 x 50 its only in the middle were it has the bridal joint that it expands to 90 high so to...
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    Fine woodworking published an article on this...

    Fine woodworking published an article on this sliding dovetail and tabletops I will dig it up tomorrow to get it from the horses mouth.
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    Adding a bottom stretcher would maker it less...

    Adding a bottom stretcher would maker it less prone to racking. However in all the antiques I have seen the bottom stretcher always gets the kicked out of it. Because people rest their feet on it.
    ...
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    Maybe its not clear from the drawings but their...

    Maybe its not clear from the drawings but their are 4 legs with a total of eight 10mm dowel pins. That much draw bored joinery should in theory be plenty strong.
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    I agree a good solid chamfer is essential....

    I agree a good solid chamfer is essential. Especially in a piece with such a strong Arts & Craft aesthetic,

    I am a high school woodwork teacher, I have a degree and a post graduate degree in...
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    I quickly drew some dovetails in assorted sizes....

    I quickly drew some dovetails in assorted sizes. Honestly only the 50 x 60 one looks okay the others are way to big. Otherwise we make the table 35mm thick and add a 4th dovetailed stretcher in to...
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    The idea of the V came from this piece. I think...

    The idea of the V came from this piece. I think it is very striking feature.

    Thinking aloud

    The question of the shoulder is valid. Is it the shoulder in conjunction with the dovetail or the...
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    Sorry if some of my CAD is wonky I am no expert....

    Sorry if some of my CAD is wonky I am no expert.

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    The design has evolved from the figure 8 washer...

    The design has evolved from the figure 8 washer towards sliding dovetails.

    I like the look of the lattice frame structure, the two longitudinal under table structure members are almost decorative....
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    You are right alignment would be a challenge...

    You are right alignment would be a challenge having the table in two halves.

    When routing with a dovetail bit. You never remove the bulk of the material directly with the dovetail bit. Because the...
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    Great to hear from you Mike well from anyone. I...

    Great to hear from you Mike well from anyone. I was getting lonely.

    The top will be quarter sawn Eglish oak so cupping is not a possible problem.

    I have thought of using sliding dovetails....
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    MY Trestle Table Design Feedback Sought

    I have some large size Quarter sawn English Oak. As it is drying I am starting the design process, by the time I finish the design and build all the jigs the timber will be ready.

    Here is my take...
  48. This thread caught my interest because I have...

    This thread caught my interest because I have been eyeing a LN No. 164 Low Angle Smooth Plane. I have been wanting a bevel up bench plane because I dont have one but I dislike the Norris adjuster but...
  49. The tarnish needs a soft mild abrasive and elbow...

    The tarnish needs a soft mild abrasive and elbow grease here are a few options.

    Clean rag + rust inhibitor (My preferred is G15 Corrosion Inhibitor) + U-Beaut Tripoli Powder + Elbow grease...
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    Fear is not rational. We are seeing panic buying....

    Fear is not rational. We are seeing panic buying.

    I do not know what to make of this Covid-19. Governments says its nothing no worse then the common flu (not wanting to cause a panic) but then...
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