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    Joke thread

    Flat out great tale!
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    Joke thread

    I have already eaten all the leftover Thanksgiving goods and now an working on the second shelf of advent goodies.
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    Post a photo of the last thing you made

    Regarding Geebee's desktop, Really nice work, it is pleasing design as it does not repeat and keeps you looking for more.
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    Joke thread

    Fantastic
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    Joke thread

    I'm from across the pond. Just want to say, Her Royal Majesty in one on my most revered person. She has see a lot that most all of us will never see in our lifetimes, I'm 75. She drove a truck, my dad who was in the UK during the war saw her do it! Cheers to Her Majesty
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    Joke thread

    Great craftsmanship, keep up the good work
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    Best vintage Chisels

    I have an inquiry for you Brits. I am a user of many Record planes in my shop. My favorite chisels are IBC made in Canada. I have been using Marples blue handled chisels for general purpose tasks for many years. They are a good serviceable chisel and hold an edge pretty good. Now my inquiry...
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    How to make a Stanley Plane Lever Cap Sparkle again

    Buff out the lever cap with a medium to soft wire wheel mounted in a drill. That will take the corrosion off and give it somewhat of a clean look. Put several coats of lacquer on top of the trade label to protect it and then use fine sandpaper to clean the rest of the tote. Apply a new coat of...
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    Very sad news

    Farewell to a fellow Navy man. From a US Navy veteran. He always seemed to be a steady, honorable and honest man.
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    Purchasing tools on ebay

    I did have one plane confiscated by the global shipping program a few years back because they claimed it had rosewood content, It did. I spoke directly on the phone with the agent at Pitney Bowes, that is the company ebay has contracted with for the program, and they said it was sent to a...
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    Purchasing tools on ebay

    I just looked at the shipping options on ebay UK and I believe it is optional. If the seller does select to use the ebay program they are fully covered for loss of items or non delivery. I have compared shipping rates of the ebay program and other services available to UK sellers such as Royal...
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    Purchasing tools on ebay

    A relatively new member here, joined in February this year. I am user and collector of Record planes. I have purchased the majority of them from sellers on ebay UK. Just wondering why so many sellers on ebay elect not to ship to the USA? Is this something to do with customs forms or possibly...
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    Wood mallet

    Thanks for your comment, I think you have a good approach, maybe make one this weekend.
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    Wood mallet

    I have two old round head lignum vitae mallets which I have used for years. Thinking about making a square type headed mallet. Open to ideas and photos of your favorite mallet.
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    Greetings & plane till

    My first post here in UK workshop. As a longtime user of Record planes I thought it might be a good time to join this group. I have completed building my new workshop last fall and now working on the interior storage needs. I have over 65 Record planes of various models. A complete set of bench...
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