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Dave Polaschek

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05-06-2018 02:04 PM

Topic tags/keywords: hand tool forensics

Following up on Ron’s idea, here’s another photo. As in the past,

See if you can identify the operation and hand tool that produced this waste. Akin to mechanisms of injury. Seeing an end result and determining the cause.

What was I doing, and with what?

-- Dave - Minneapolis


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#1 posted 05-06-2018 02:25 PM

Looks like chainsaw shaving from cutting a los with the grain

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#2 posted 05-06-2018 02:45 PM

looks like from a spokeshave …..chambering corners ? :<))

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#3 posted 05-06-2018 02:50 PM

Hand-tools, Craig.

Tony, close but no cigar.

-- Dave - Minneapolis

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#4 posted 05-06-2018 02:55 PM

it looks like a scraper, the sort I get cleaning up a round

-- nice recovery, They should pay extra for that mistake, Eric E.

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#5 posted 05-06-2018 02:59 PM

Block plane easing the corners on your box :)

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#6 posted 05-06-2018 02:59 PM

Not a scraper, Eric.

-- Dave - Minneapolis

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#7 posted 05-06-2018 03:00 PM

Not easing corners, Bill. Nor chamfering.

-- Dave - Minneapolis

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#8 posted 05-06-2018 03:04 PM

I have seen shavings like that, removing bark from a green sapling. Done with a butter knife
or
cleaning up the edge of plywood with a block plane

-- nice recovery, They should pay extra for that mistake, Eric E.

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#9 posted 05-06-2018 03:23 PM

From cutting grooves, or dados with a plough plane.

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#10 posted 05-06-2018 03:37 PM

Eric got close enough. It’s cleaning up the edge of a piece of 1/4” Baltic birch plywood with a jack plane (set to about 1/64” per pass – I routinely cut plywood 1/4” from the line, then plane down to the line, aiming for about 20 passes to get there).

The ragged edges on the wood shavings (from the cross-grain plies, that I’m planing off the end grain) are what make it look different from chamfering or peeling bark or other operations on solid wood.

-- Dave - Minneapolis

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#11 posted 05-06-2018 06:39 PM

Ha! I was going to guess you had sharpened your scratch stock tool

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#12 posted 05-06-2018 11:15 PM

That makes much shorter curls, Duck. But yeah, the edges are similarly raggedy. Maybe that’ll be the next challenge. ;-)

-- Dave - Minneapolis

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#13 posted 05-06-2018 11:26 PM

Usually get those shavings from my Stanley 45…...ploughing grooves.

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