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  1. New Member Introductions
    Hi Friends. I have a woodworking club and we put a post On Facebook asking for wood donations for a build and sale we are going to have to benefit our local food bank, and someone offered to donate some black locust and I wondered if its worth picking up since I've never used it before. Thanks...
  2. Hello, I addressed the problems briefly in my topic related to the jack plane. However, I guess it would be better to address this issue separately here. I have some white oak (100 x 22 x 600 mm) I am trying to plane with my Stanley 4 1/2. The blade is relatively sharp, you can shave the hair...
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