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      steve355 replied to the thread Sharpening.
      i made do with a second hand bench sander, and made a solid grinding rest plus the jigs for skew and gouges (not the fingernail type)...
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      steve355 reacted to MikeO's post in the thread Sharpening with Like Like.
      Most people give up turning because of sharpening. You don't sharpen lathe tools weekly more like hourly. I have Sorby Pro Edge which is...
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      steve355 replied to the thread Live centre suggestions.
      I was thinking the same as Tris above, basically that the tailstock isn’t aligned with the axis of the lathe. But on the other hand...
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      steve355 posted the thread Disston #2 Saw Vise in Hand Tools.
      Hi I picked up a Disston saw vise last week when in the USA for $28. I swear it has never been used, it is in perfect condition. It...
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      steve355 replied to the thread Finding a square square...
      Any engineering square from an engineering supplier will be fine for setting up woodworking tools. They will likely be far squarer than...
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      There you go, Ian sounds like he knows what he’s talking about 👍 Mine is definitely 3/16. And Ian has just explained why it is indeed...
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      Awesome job. I have one but it works well enough that I haven’t had to do anything much with it yet. It weighs about as much as a...
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      Stan - its a 3/16” steel rod - plenty on eBay. If you have BSW taps and dies coming just check the existing bolt with a thread gauge. It...
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      Stan I had a rummage around and I have a spare bolt which was for a no 4 but fits a no 3. You can have it free of charge if and only...
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      Nooooo it’s in almost perfect condition! Just needs a bit of a sand and a polish. Ok, so the tote and knob are probably not quite...
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      Completely different. Japanning is basically a mixture of powdered bitumen and turps, it is applied and then baked on the oven. It’s...
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      I did almost the exact same thing with my father in laws no 3 a few months back, luckily he let me keep it and it’s now one of my go to...
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      steve355 replied to the thread Hollow and Round sole forming.
      Yes, I’m still getting it, re-shaped the wedge but it is still there. I saw somewhere that shavings like this definitely indicate...
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      steve355 reacted to Ttrees's post in the thread Hollow and Round sole forming with Like Like.
      Ran into the same issue as that with the gap under the iron before, albeit not with a molding plane The fix is easy, (after wild goose...
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      steve355 replied to the thread Hollow and Round sole forming.
      That iron looks good - consistent and sharp. I am struggling to get mine like that. What technique did you use?
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