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Wood & Tool Gloat

09-06-2020 10:52 PM by Picken5 | 2 comments »

My wife and I went to an estate sale a couple of weeks ago and I came away with a ton of turning stock. Some 1.5×1.5, 2×2, and some 3×3 — most of it about 12” long. The species varied — some maple, walnut, cherry, oak, poplar and even some exotics like purple heart, padauk, mahogany, bloodwood, zebra wood, and bubinga. (Even a large block of basswood for carving.) I also scored some WoodRiver router bits, WoodRiver and Rockler forstner bits, and a Veritas Edge-Trimming Plane. With the exception of the large (2-5/8”) forstner bit and one of the small (1/4”) forstner bits, none of these had ever cut any wood — they were all new! The Ve...

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