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02-18-2019 03:48 PM

Test - large hole for Gramercy holdfast - 3 replies

Tools for working wood says about its “Gramercy holdfast” :“The holdfast is designed for 3/4” hole in a workbench top of a 1 3/4” thick or thicker.” In the video they say it will work in a benchtop up to 3”1/2 thickness.They also say: “Maximum clamping 7 1/4” in a 2” thick benchtop.” which means, if I undertand correctly, clamping something very...

01-13-2019 03:27 PM

better experience with hand tools, tips - 5 replies

Some things go without saying but go better saying.The devil is in the details.It is about vibration, chatter, scudding… Essential Paul Sellers video

11-17-2018 04:23 PM

Refining the measuring standards - 27 replies

look at an entertaining presentation by Bill Phillips from NIST (US). jump at 1’50” to start. Yesterday 2018/11/16, fundamental measuring standards were redefined. The new standards were adopted unanimously by the Member States.In this 2d video , at 9’16” the vote of the US representative.

10-23-2018 11:15 AM

Laser winding stick? - 14 replies

This is an Idea prompted by SMP forum I now have difficulties to focus simultaneously on the two winding stick at the ends of a long board. Although one can use a tiny hole in a card (old credit card) to enhance ones “depth of field”. So what about using a cheap laser level?

09-23-2012 05:29 PM

Dovetail: half-pins or half-tails on the edge? - 10 replies

After reading this wonderful site for about one year and a half, I just realised two days ago that 99% of dovetail joints have half-pins on the edge of the assembly. A few have half-tails on the edge and some, probably done with a jig, have one half-pin on one side and one half-tail on the other. So I went again trough a few demos, nobody ...

08-06-2012 09:10 AM

Complex Joinery-saw horse as topic for carpentry challenge - 3 replies

Looking at the link hereunder you will discover a rather complex saw horse. You first reaction might be “why make it simple when you can make it complicated”. Although a pair of such saw horses with a glass plate would make an eye catching desk it is not the end product that is important; it is the journey to get there. Mastering de...


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