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  1. Is this the new math? How is it they will travel almost 6 times further? I can understand some distance differences due to shipping routing but this much? What am I missing? I also didn't see mention of what this system costs but confess I just skimmed over the posting.........
  2. Great resource but I've always wondered how long wooden planes hold their original shape especially molding planes. I mean obviously they work and have been used for many years but the wood against wood movement must have some affect doesn't it?
  3. No, my 36" Sawstop has the router table wing on the right side and then the aux table. I also have the Incra LS Positioner and Super Duty Jointer thingy on the table saw. Still working to get that accurate as I installed just before going to Alaska. Not sure where Princess Cruises came up with "Come Back New" but it didn't work this time....great trip though less an unfortunate accident early on (1st port). Anyway mine will be 30" deep, 30" tall (including the 2" wheels) 26" wide. I need to stay away from the router underneath. I'm thinking of a large drawer that will hold the push blocks and safety stuff, another drawer underneath maybe 12" wide to store the blades at an angle (slots) and the side drawer to hold the other Incra stuff that came with the joint fence. I'll have to scan the drawing when I get finished for feedback. Yours look great. I've got a bunch of 28" drawer slides so I'll go with that drawer depth, same as the miter saw station. Thanks for the post Jesse.
  4. Well I finally got back into the shop after a 6 week hiatus (2.5 week trip to Alaska plus recovery) and finished the sandpaper rack with room for the ros, my first use of hanging cleats. So what is multiple for ros, roses? Naw that's Roses (flowering bush) not multiple ros. I'm confused now....again. But I also managed to finish the finish on the miter station and get thing (miter saw) back on that so I can use it again. Putting those T-tracks back in the slots after 7 coats is a challenge but goterdone (spellcheck has no idea:)) And then proceeded to draw out the plans for the under table table saw cabinet. Seems this post is going to be a bit odd for sure. A general cleanup along with waxing the table saw tables and router wing and then going to get started on the cabinet. Aren't you glad you asked. All this and no meds involved....
  5. Tom, a big thanks for the reference to Shop Notes. I have their volumes 3-10 on hand but Googeling them gave me this site. I posted this just now to another forum but just in case: Something I learned today from this thread (thanks again Tom) started was that there is free access to the 95 volumes of Shop Notes online. But wait, if you hurry now (no need to hurry) you can download the complete collection to save for later reference for the low, low, price of $0. But hurry, this is a limited time deal. Get yours today.....All kidding aside now. In all honesty this is a free download for any or all if you desire and is perfectly legit. Goto https://archive.org/details/ShopNotesMag and there you can view online or download if you wish. It's far easier if you have an Internet Downloader program that will allow you to que the downloads. I was able to que the 95 issues and the download manager queued 5 at a time until it was finished, about 15-20 minutes. Best deal I've seen all day. Most magazines want $99 for access/USB drives and there's some great content there. Maybe not exactly what you want but should be enough guidance to build your own version, maybe improved. Anyway just a FYI in case you didn't know.
  6. Gene, the best part of building one is usually it's less expensive, gives you a much better idea of how the jig works and can be customized for your needs. Can be smaller/larger to deal with your needs. I don't see either jig being able to be used for say 10" drawers using the drawer lock miter bit plus room for a sacrificial board. Not sure what the one from Infinity is made of but if it's particle or flake board I don't see longevity. If it's phenolic then a long, strong life can be expected plus it would maybe justify the price. Could be interested in replicating in a custom sizing. Of course a wood mockup wood be needed. See how I did that? How clever, and the spellchecker hasn't caught it yet.
  7. I don't see that as an issue for the table saw but the router could be an issue. The base and vertical actual dimensions are 10x14" and guessing from the image appears to have a 7-8" slot to mount the miter slot bar. If someone's table doesn't have a miter slot it can always easily be added.
  8. Anyone using a sled like this? I like the clear plexi but wonder about using these when doing vertical router table cuts say for lock miter joint or drawer joints? https://www.mlcswoodworking.com/shopsite_sc/store/html/smarthtml/pages/vertex.html This came to mind when I received an Infinity Tools email boasting their vertical sled. Looked online and really don't see plans for building one at all. Infinity's sled is here https://www.infinitytools.com/vertical-router-sled-4576 I also figure that doing vertical cuts like this will require a sacrificial backer board to prevent tearout which in turn reduces the width of the board these jigs will allow. So just how well would these work? Interestingly I couldn't find any plans to make one of these and I can't see it being that difficult. Any ideas?
  9. Nice looking system. Is this a home built or bought system?
  10. That's a bit over the top but some nice techniques. I'll stick with my diamond stones.......but lots of good stuff on his channel.
  11. I have a few scrapers but haven't prepared them for use. Haven't had a need yet.....but I hear great things about them.
  12. John a good block plane is certainly one I'll be getting. Trying your suggestion using the 62-1/2 is a smart move as it has to be easier I would think. Either way I'll be covered. Just got home from a live demo at Woodcraft on using hand planes, sharpening, inspection of used, and preparing new and used for proper use. Most I knew but as usual I did learn a few things important that I didn't know. Always a good thing. Seems the 2 #4 planes I have (Sargent and a Bailey) need a bit more work yet but I hadn't done anything but inspected them up till now.
  13. Thanks Gerald but I thought the highly figured woods like curly needed a higher angle, like a 50 degree angle? More of a scraper style cut? Maybe I'm confused on that. I'm still leaning toward the LV and they have free shipping on orders over $149 till 7/10 I think. But I would also build a quality shooting board. I saw one on Paul Seller's website that looked like a winner. but then the one on Veritas site was good as well.
  14. Great response John and extremely helpful. I had seen the dedicated shooting board and plane. Pricey set indeed. There may come a time when a dedicated plane such as the above may be needed but for now I'll try my 62-1/2 and see where that takes me. But yes, the block plane is still on my list and I just noticed they have free shipping on $149 or more through 7/10. Hey $12 is $12.....Coulda, shoulda, gotten to LV in Vancouver. I figured with the currency exchange I could have saved $42 US$ but hey, there were more importnat things going on. Like making sure the center of my universe was enjoying herself. I'll look at these plans and work out a suitable handle for the 62-1/2 for now. Thanks again.
  15. So I had hoped to get to Lee Valley while in Vancouver before we left for our Alaskan Cruise but the promise of going to Butchart Gardens one day took the whole day and the flight from DC to Vancouver left the first day with us exhausted so there was no getting to Lee Valley as hoped. And flying back from Fairbanks niched any chance. So as much as I wanted to I'm lead to deciding on a low angle block plane which I intend to use for taking the edge off some corners and for planing end grain which I hear it does quite well. Better than sanding if truth be told. I need it to be perfectly flat on the sides for end grain and using a homemade sled which Lee Valley shows works quite well using plywood and making the groove for the plane. Of course they show this for use with their special shooting plane but should work equally well for the bench plane I would think, maybe a slight variation if needed. The second plane I see a need for would be a nice dado plane. Now maybe not totally necessary but I can see a real need for its use in some of my works and plans for other projects. I'm trying to blend hand tools with these wonderful machine I already have. Along those lines I'll need to start thinking of a good rip saw, crosscut saw, and dovetail saw. For now I'm working on the hand planes. With the #4 Smoothing plane and the #62 Jack Plane already secured I think these next ones will fit fine. Just need to determine which ones. From what I saw at the Woodworking Show a few months back the Lee Valley Low Angle Block plane should do very well. Any corrections? Suggestions otherwise? The Dado Plane, well I haven't looked at any so I'm wide open to good suggestions. I rather get one good one then something that really isn't worth it. Old/new, really doesn't matter. Doing a good job is what I'm interested in. Good quality. Thanks for listening..... -Steve
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