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    Post a photo of the last thing you made

    Yes i have; 2" x 4" has gone up in price 50% over the last year. Comparatively tho, maple, black walnut to name but two are far cheaper!
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    Post a photo of the last thing you made

    I bedded some marble pieces in an oak table once, cut them in nice & tight, they had sharp square edges unlike those with a round edge. Used a clear construction adhesive like EB25 or sticks like s..t. Didnt have gaps to worry about, the polyurethane finish filled what gaps there were.
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    Post a photo of the last thing you made

    Canada?!! Envious, the land of nice wood, plentiful & not extorsionately priced! Nice work, good luck with your move.
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    Post a photo of the last thing you made

    Beautifull! Love to see them with the handles on👍
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    Post a photo of the last thing you made

    Love it! Got 2 of those, similar, one from Anchorage & one ftom Capetown, beautiful, good work.
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    Post a photo of the last thing you made

    Too easily by the sounds of it!😊😂
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    Post a photo of the last thing you made

    Out of interest, are the tangs forge welded to the chisel blade? Of the same material just normalised or are the tangs a different material? I think they look great!👍😊
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    Post a photo of the last thing you made

    They look fantastic! Nice chisels, good work.
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    Mr Punch first appearance (I.Sorby).

    Hi john, thanks for your reply. I can see that 'whatever suits' is good enough. But should this chisel have a ferrule at both ends? Should it have a leather shock washer? I'd like to restore it as authentic as possible, which is why i was researching the history. So many variables . . . Handle...
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    Mr Punch first appearance (I.Sorby).

    Help with this chisel: i found this I & H Sorby chisel in a skip, looked like a piece of rusty old leaf spring til i cleaned it up a bit. I have read all the links above, & some, relating too Sorby history. In brief, John Sorby & Sons was established in 1797 & their trademark was a hanging...
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    Post a photo of the last thing you made

    After making some cutting boards from all my offcuts of hardwood which i posted on here i then decided to make something from all the offcuts from the boards. A few coasters used up all the board ends
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    Lion wetstone sharpener

    Hi dick, the lion one was teardrop shaped but i'm sure i can adapt that to fit, thankyou. How do you want me to cover postage?
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    Lion wetstone sharpener

    Thanks dick, that would be one thing less i need to make👍
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    Lion wetstone sharpener

    Thanks jobnknock, yes i've seen those & i think makita still do one, amazon were selling one but out of stock & considerably more expensive than my £20 garage find!
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    Lion wetstone sharpener

    Thanks ian, you should have seen it before i stripped it!! 1/2" of solidified debris in the bottom, faulty power lead & completely rusty backing on the wetstone. It now runs concentric & the stone won't need much dressing, its not wobbling up & down 5mm!! Nice to give an pld tool a second lease...
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