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Re: [MedievalSawdust] Splitting

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  • Copernicus Skygazer
    There are quite a few styles of shaper planes that do similar profiles compared to a router. Stanley tools used to make quite a few, YIS, Phillipos the
    Message 1 of 25 , Feb 16, 2010
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      There are quite a few styles of "shaper planes" that do similar profiles
      compared to a router. Stanley tools used to make quite a few,
      YIS,
      Phillipos the Skeptic
      (and a WELL sharpened hand plan can, with some elbow grease, replace a
      planer and do as well if not better than the power version)

      On Tue, 16 Feb 2010, Electric Wolf wrote:

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      > Arterial spray just adds to authenticity, right?
      > I'm going to enjoy talking with you all.  :)
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      > Oh yeah, no room for a table saw or planer, how important is a planer?
      > Also, is there a hand tool version of the router?
      >
      > On Tue, Feb 16, 2010 at 10:09 AM, Bill McNutt <mcnutt@...> wrote:
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      > Ooooh, yeah.  I always try to remember to say this whenever
      > somebody self-identifies as ?new to the hobby:?
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      > Before you cut, always ask yourself ? where it is going to go when
      > it slips?
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      > Will
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      > From: medievalsawdust@yahoogroups.com
      > [mailto:medievalsawdust@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of leaking
      > pen
      > Sent: Tuesday, February 16, 2010 10:58 AM
      > To: medievalsawdust@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: Re: [MedievalSawdust] Splitting
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      > and first aid.
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      > On Tue, Feb 16, 2010 at 8:54 AM, Electric Wolf <elecwolf@...>
      > wrote:
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      > This new hobby will at least teach me patience...  And perseverance...
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      > On Tue, Feb 16, 2010 at 9:51 AM, leaking pen <itsatrap@...>
      > wrote:
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      > generally, leave it in your shop for a week if able, especially if
      > youve had some weather locally recently.
      >
      > yeah, with drywall screws, if you predrill just bigger than the shank,
      > so that the head locks into the hole, but the whole screw turns freely
      > in the hole, then the pressure generated by it screwing into the other
      > piece of wood will hold it all tight.
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      > On Tue, Feb 16, 2010 at 8:38 AM, Electric Wolf <elecwolf@...>
      > wrote:
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      > Thank you all again.  How long should I let it stabilize?  Not sure
      > about the screw sizes, it said 'drywall screws' and these were close
      > to the length it said.  I will try the pre-drilling once I know how
      > long to stabilize or is it too late since I've already cut
      > everything?  Also, is it normally a pain in the tucas to rip a board
      > by hand?
      > There are a lot of knots in the wood but no big ones near where I
      > drilled.
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      > On Tue, Feb 16, 2010 at 9:08 AM, Bill McNutt <mcnutt@...> wrote:
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      > It?s a little of both.  That pine is prone to splitting, and the screws
      > are kinda thick for it. But you can work around that by pre-drilling
      > the holes.  The screws in the batten don?t need a really tight grip
      > until they are biting into the staves of the table top.  So get a
      > drill bit slightly smaller than the diameter of the shaft of your
      > screws and pre-drill the screw holes all the way through the batten
      > before you drive the screws into the table top.
      >
      >  
      >
      > Will
      >
      >  
      >
      > From: medievalsawdust@yahoogroups.com
      > [mailto:medievalsawdust@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Electric Wolf
      > Sent: Tuesday, February 16, 2010 9:40 AM
      > To: medievalsawdust@yahoogroups.com
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      >
      > Subject: [MedievalSawdust] Splitting [1 Attachment]
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      > [Attachment(s) from Electric Wolf included below]
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      > Is this cheap wood or am I doing something wrong?
      >
      > --
      > David "Wolf" Mc.
      > Nullum beneficium inpune stat.
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      > David "Wolf" Mc.
      > Nullum beneficium inpune stat.
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      > David "Wolf" Mc.
      > Nullum beneficium inpune stat.
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      > David "Wolf" Mc.
      > Nullum beneficium inpune stat.
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