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09-25-2015 02:56 PM

Jointer Methods - Help me keep my fingers - 18 replies

During a brief lapse in sanity, I dropped a big pile of money on a Grizzly G0490X Jointer. Now that it exists, I am curious about the proper way to use it safely. Everything I see online says to always use pushblocks, and never joint anything smaller than the minimum board size. I am 100% on board with this, as I’d probably be faste...

08-26-2015 01:46 PM

Saving a Chisel - 12 replies

So, let’s say, hypothetically of course (who am I kidding, I messed up), that I was grinding a fresh bevel onto a Narex 1/2” mortising chisel, and I happened to lose focus and press down too hard for too long without dipping in water, overheated the cutting edge and ruined the temper of the chisel. Now whenever I use this chisel, ...

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