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Veritas Combination Plane Comparison #7: Living with the Plane - A Perspective from Dave

12-31-2018 07:51 PM by Mosquito | 1 comment »

Table of Contents Introduction General Comparison Irons Comparison Rods and Fence Comparison Thoughts on Use My Conclusions Living with the Plane – A Perspective from Dave ——————————————————————————————————————————...

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Amazing Workbench Build |Hand tool Woodworking

10-18-2018 04:41 PM by LastingBuild | 1 comment »

A few months ago, I posted pictures of my Paul Sellers Workbench and received a really big response. I linked it to my build series on youtube. The series is too long for most people to watch so I condensed it into 5 minutes (over 15 hours of video footage). I hope my video inspires others to build one of their own. This experience has changed my practice of woodworking forever. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GzHMfhUK4R0&t=1s

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Handy tools #3: Mirror for cutting dovetails

03-04-2018 10:44 AM by Dave Polaschek | 13 comments »

As I attempt to get better at dovetails, one of the things that frustrated me was that I was continually cutting the back side either too low or too high. If I stop cutting to look around the back, I’ve changed my position, and it takes me a stroke or two to get everything lined up again and that can cause troubles. So I got a great little tool for $6 at the drug store. A folding stand mirror I can set up behind the dovetail I’m cutting so I can see the back side of the cut without changin...

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Handy tools #1: Miter Jack

02-19-2018 01:38 PM by Dave Polaschek | 22 comments »

A few months ago, I bought a miter jack, thinking that I would need to be making some 45 degree miters for the upcoming box swap. Since then, I’ve changed my plans for what I’m going to build (I got better at dovetails, mostly) and might not be doing miters, but figured that I would play with my miter jack a little before I get started on the box construction for the swap. After all, who doesn’t enjoy a little procrastination? For those who aren’t familiar, a miter ...

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Handtool Basics #5: Who is the KING of the Butt Joint?

01-22-2018 07:58 PM by WoodWorkLIFE | 0 comments »

Hey Guys, I did a quick little deep dive into the ins and outs of common butt joint techniques. I looked at biscuits, Mortise and Tenons (both hand cut and machine cut) Festool Domino Floating Tenons, and the Kreg Jig. I broke down how long it takes to make these joints, how consistent they come out, how easy and repeatable they are, and how strong each joint is. I break down (with lots of data) how much they cost in both money and time invested into each joint from the perspective of a...

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Restoration of an Infill Plane

09-29-2017 02:28 PM by Lemongrasspicker | 0 comments »

View on YouTube I had gotten this plane off of ebay initially. The seller is actually selling her father’s antique collection, sadly he passed away at a young age from cancer and has left her his collection. I decided to restore the plane and give her a little video of it so she could see what was being done with the tool. I didn’t want this tool to just sit on a shelf so I decided to give it a proper repair and put it to work. The blade is a bit narrow for the body but that&...

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Veritas Combination Plane Comparison #6: My Conclusions

09-11-2017 01:28 AM by Mosquito | 23 comments »

Table of Contents Introduction General Comparison Irons Comparison Rods and Fence Comparison Thoughts on Use My Conclusions Living with the Plane - A Perspective from Dave ———————————————————————————————————————————&#...

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Veritas Combination Plane Comparison #5: Thoughts on Use

09-11-2017 01:19 AM by Mosquito | 7 comments »

Table of Contents Introduction General Comparison Irons Comparison Rods and Fence Comparison Thoughts on Use My Conclusions Living with the Plane - A Perspective from Dave ———————————————————————————————————————————&#...

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Veritas Combination Plane Comparison #4: Rods and Fence Comparison

09-11-2017 01:11 AM by Mosquito | 1 comment »

Table of Contents Introduction General Comparison Irons Comparison Rods and Fence Comparison Thoughts on Use My Conclusions Living with the Plane - A Perspective from Dave ———————————————————————————————————————————&#...

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Veritas Combination Plane Comparison #3: Iron Comparison

09-11-2017 01:06 AM by Mosquito | 1 comment »

Table of Contents Introduction General Comparison Irons Comparison Rods and Fence Comparison Thoughts on Use My Conclusions Living with the Plane - A Perspective from Dave ———————————————————————————————————————————&#...

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