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10-27-2011 05:27 AM

Rehabbing an old timber chisel. Need help from you experts. - 10 replies

Got this chisel end at an estate sale for a quarter. It had a huge 3/8” corner missing and no handle (you can see where they beat the metal end with a hammer and mushroomed it out. Wasn’t going to do much but I did soak it evaporust and tried to flatten the back and I noticed a strange pattern. The steel seems to be much different...

10-26-2011 04:32 PM

A little Camera help. - 13 replies

Thanks to the great photos at MsDebbiePs thread I now know there are some incredible photographers here at LJ’s. I was hoping somebody could give me some advise. I have a Nikon D70 Digital SLR that has two of the pins bent in the Card slot. My local camera shop said it will likely cost $200 if the send it back to Nikon to fix. Have a...

10-08-2011 06:31 PM

Brit! I know you know! - 10 replies

I just got back from the rummage sales and I found this little file for 50 cents. I have never seen one like this it has a curve at the tip, it is “safe” on one edge and not the other. Total length is about 6 inches. I am guessing it has a specific purpose but haven’t a clue what that would be. I am guessing Br...

08-31-2011 06:40 PM

How Thick is thick? - 20 replies

Hey LJ’s, This is for those of you that use a thickness sander. I was wondering what do you use it most for? Most I have talked to say that they sand panels and doors. Is that the general consensus?

08-26-2011 06:29 PM

Mystery Handpane? - 8 replies

Just picked up a Small Bench plane at an estate sale for $3. It has not markings that would indicate Stanley or bailey, a forged bed, looks like stamped frog and ajustment knob. smaller than a Stanley No. 4. Until I can get home and post pics, any Ideas?

08-19-2011 02:52 PM

What are you favorite recordings? - 11 replies

Al, dang it, you have me thinking about Napster since your comment yesterday. I remember the days of Napster and super high-speed dial-up internet. It turned into a big debate over intellectual rights and RIAA going after youngsters and rightfully so, brought down Napster as we knew it. Now I may or may not have downloaded one or two songs...

08-01-2011 05:15 PM

WS2000 users: Should I jump on this? - 5 replies

I happened to be waiting in line at a hardware store last night and saw a WS2000 for $50 and thought that is a pretty good deal. What do you think should I jump on this?

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