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  1. ac445ab

    wooden plane

    Ciao, it seems a disperate case. I would put it away or you could reuse the metal parts for making a new one. Giuliano
  2. ac445ab

    Marples chisels

    They are stunning! Ciao
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    Tool chest

    Ciao, Beautiful tool chest. Has it only those two tills? I love it although I would have saved the original ropes instead of new handles. Giuliano
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    Low angle vs standard angle block plane

    I use both the low and standard angle block planes, the low angle one mainly for end grain on small pieces. I have got a Stanley 9 1/2 and 60 1/2 planes. I agree with Dr AI: if I wanted only one plane, I would choose a low angle plane with a couple of blades in order to obtain different...
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    Snarfed another try plane from the uk

    Really a nice plane! Giuliano
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    Tool chest

    Thanks Yes, the chisels are from Lidl, not bad although they need a more frequent sharpening. The milk paint dries within several hours, depending of course from temperature. I waited 24 h before oil application.
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    Tool chest

    Thank you, I agree with you. I intended this "Italianist":giggle: tool chest for a stationary use as if it was a little cabinet, to be moved outside the shop only in occasional events, for example to work in other places for a time period. The tools contained into the chest are sufficient for...
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    Tool chest

    Thank you I think it weighs 30-40 kg. I am able to lift it but not easily.
  9. ac445ab

    Tool chest

    Thanks, I always use pinch dogs while gluing up panel under 1 cm of tickness. I’ll try your suggestion, it seems to me rigth.
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    Tool chest

    Grazie Cassidy, Sì sono seghe di tipo giapponese, quelle che uso più spesso. Saluti
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    Tool chest

    Thanks, since the project phases my intent was to occupe all the space available.
  12. ac445ab

    Tool chest

    Thanks Ian, Absolutely I would keep it under the bed:D
  13. ac445ab

    Tool chest

    Ciao, In recent times I did not post much, however here it is my last work. I needed a case for my hand tools and always had the wish of building a traditional tool chest. I used silver fir for the box and drawers, beech for the skirts. Finishing is casein tempera (milk paint) and linseed oil...
  14. ac445ab

    Unusual plane, what is it?

    Really inusual plane. Never seen. Ciao Giuliano
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    Prediction: moulding planes

    Some of mine that have found home to the mild clime of South Italy. I found several of them in quite working conditions and they are good performers, only I had to hone Irons, although I haven’t try with others more complex profiled I have too. Ciao Giuliano
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    Wooden hand planes suggestions?

    Bevel up Low angle planes cannot have a chipbreaker, so the difficult grain is mastered with fine mouth and higher cutting angles. In a woodie i find not easy to have a tight mouth with double irons (the plane clogs easily) but I prefer to renounce to this and have a chipbreaker, not only for...
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    Wooden hand planes suggestions?

    I think a chipbreaker is useful in a wooden smoother for mastering wild grain as well as it adds weight to the plane. Also a 50-55 degrees bed angle can help. Ciao Giuliano
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    Stanley Logo "Orange"

    I Agree, Me too knew orange logo bench planes were type 15. Also, the frog sides sometimes were orange painted, too. Ciao Giuliano
  19. ac445ab

    Rough Carpentry: Little Garden Fence

    Thanks both. Andy, I have not done anything with pictures. I always could see them. May be a temporary technical problem?
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    Rough Carpentry: Little Garden Fence

    Thanks all for appreciating my post. Not as high as a Collie I hope. Bod Nice pic Bod. Johnny is a agil dog but not so tall for jumping that fence.
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