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      IWW replied to the thread thats the end.....!!!!!!.
      Yep Triton, that's exactly what my 13-yr-old logic deduced... :D I've seen various attempts at rationalising that rule, but none that...
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      What D.W. said. All the stones I've had came with reasonable instructions for use & storage. Some stated quite clearly that they were...
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      IWW replied to the thread thats the end.....!!!!!!.
      Yes, a 'clip over the ear' was a common chastisement for using tools "incorrectly". Of course "correct" was too often the idea of the...
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      IWW replied to the thread Use of a new-to-me wooden plane.
      Apologies, just4fun, I completely misunderstood your description - I thought you were saying the blade was much narrower than the bed of...
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      IWW replied to the thread Use of a new-to-me wooden plane.
      The only plane that I know of that takes blades substantially narrower than the body is a plouggh plane & I very much doubt your plane...
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      IWW replied to the thread Cutting threads on Handle bolts.
      No worries, Vann. Actually, I meant Falcon-Pope to imply the continuation of Falcon, & I forgot to add Carter as the 3rd maker due to a...
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      IWW replied to the thread Cutting threads on Handle bolts.
      May I politely suggest that that may be because you did not frame the question quite so clearly? :) The threads used for various...
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      True, there is nothing "special" about the threads Stanley chose for their planes, they are perfectly 'standard', just uncommon...
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      Indeed, re-glueing is preferable if you want to preserve the original & the break is clean with a high proportion of contact area...
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      IWW replied to the thread Marples 4 1/2 plane rebuild.
      Stan, I'm not sure that's a good approach. Tapping a new thread in the base for the tote stud is a tricky business. You will need a...
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      IWW replied to the thread Recommendations for Mortise Chisels.
      I spent many years making mortises with all sorts of chisels, starting with B.E. chisels, the only type of chisel I owned in my first...
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      IWW replied to the thread Clifton 3110 ?!.
      Not a tool I'm familiar with myself, but it looks like the lever cap on the newish plane is a ring-in. The toe of its LC is tapered &...
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      It's not 3/16" on any Stanley of that vintage, it's 7/32". You might get a thread on a 3/16 rod to hold, but it'll be rather wobbly, I...
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      IWW reacted to C.R. Miller's post in the thread Plane Knowledge Required with Like Like.
      "I SORBY" and Marples are basically the same thing, as all the pre-WWII Marples "M" series metal planes were made by Sorby (Turner...
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      IWW reacted to pgrbff's post in the thread LIOGIER rasps......etc...... with Like Like.
      This from the Berlin Fine Tools website. As an addition to its traditional range, Liogier has developed the Sapphire range to further...
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