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    As a professional woodworker and tool collector,...

    As a professional woodworker and tool collector, I have to ask what benefit you are trying to achieve by scraping.
    I'm well aware of the debate over how flat a plane sole should be, and my own...
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    There is now a website devoted to Foley...

    There is now a website devoted to Foley sharpening equipment: Foley Saw Filers and Retoothers
    There is a drawing of the carrier bars there.
    There is also a Foley user's Facebook group.
    Hope this...
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    From the instructions for a Jet chain hoist: "Do...

    From the instructions for a Jet chain hoist: "Do not lift the earth".
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    If you need to replace the "lock lever assembly",...

    If you need to replace the "lock lever assembly", those are available from a number of sources such as McMaster, Enco, Essentra, etc. Look for a "Locking Lever" or "Adjustable Handle" with the proper...
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    It would help if you could tell us which model...

    It would help if you could tell us which model Delta jointer you have,and where the handle you're referring to is located. Is it the table adjustment lever?
    Rick W
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    Another way to find the value of a book is to do...

    Another way to find the value of a book is to do a search for that book on Alibris ot AbeBooks. Both are websites that list books for sale by booksellers from all over the world.
    Prices will range...
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    The last router base plates I made were from...

    The last router base plates I made were from clear 1/4" polycarbonate.
    Rick W
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    The pattern is called a horseman's knife. The two...

    The pattern is called a horseman's knife. The two screw heads are the heads of two-part bolts like Chicago screws, for replacing the rivets in the horse's harness. The knife also has a hoof pick....
  9. The squares that I use most as a woodworker are a...

    The squares that I use most as a woodworker are a 12" combination square, a 6" combination square,and a 6" double square. All mine are made by Starrett.
    I bought mine used, but If I had to replace...
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    WTB: Wilton Square Wheel grinder parts

    I am looking for a tool rest and an 8 inch contact wheel hub for a Wilton Square Wheel grinder, model 4103.
    Thanks,
    Rick
  11. The tool in question is a webbing stretcher. As...

    The tool in question is a webbing stretcher. As you said, it is used for pulling the burlap webbing strips taut before they are tacked in place.
    Rick
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    Instead of using a solid 6X6 you could make a box...

    Instead of using a solid 6X6 you could make a box beam of 4/4 stock,or if that wasn't solid enough, make it from 6 or 8/4 stock.
    I don't see a need to make it from solid stock.
    Rick W
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    Thanks again to all who responded. My vise does...

    Thanks again to all who responded.
    My vise does have the holes in the ends of the jaw inserts. There are two holes in each end. The photo is too dark so show it.
    I don't know what they are for, but...
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    Thanks for the info and the links. I did see...

    Thanks for the info and the links.
    I did see those posts on this forum about those other vises, but none of them match mine. Mine doesn't have lettering cast into it, and it's bigger than at least...
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    ID watchmaker's vise

    I recently acquired a small watchmaker's vise from a friend of mine. He had it attached to a all-steel work table in his back yard and it had been exposed to the weather for a while.It caught my eye,...
  16. I also have one of these machines, and I was able...

    I also have one of these machines, and I was able to get parts from Clausing-Clausing Industrial
    You'll have to call them, but first get the part number from the drawing at vintage machinery.org-...
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    Change gear sets (there should be 18 gears, some...

    Change gear sets (there should be 18 gears, some duplicates) come up from time to time on ebay.They run about $200.00 or more. They are also available individually on ebay for about $35-45 apiece.New...
  18. I used to have a copy of a book called"The...

    I used to have a copy of a book called"The Amateur Wind Instrument Maker" by Trevor Robinson. In it, he describes how to make various reamers, both straight and tapered.One method he describes for a...
  19. I'm no expert, but I think you have a Type 5 with...

    I'm no expert, but I think you have a Type 5 with later parts.
    The body and frog seem to be Type 5, but the adjuster and iron,as you said, seems to have characteristics of Type 6.
    I've read that...
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    Sorry, I've never used mine, so I don't need...

    Sorry, I've never used mine, so I don't need another one!
    Rick
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    I have a similar one,marked"VOLLMER/VOR ARNAULD"...

    I have a similar one,marked"VOLLMER/VOR ARNAULD" and "Made in Germany"
    I think it is used in saw sharpening, to measure the set of the teeth. At least, that's why I bought it!
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    I would recommend that you post this on a...

    I would recommend that you post this on a woodworking forum. Woodnet and Sawmill Creek both have woodturning sections, with knowledgeable people who should be able to answer your question. ...
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    Larry, You're right! Make that "USA". If...

    Larry,
    You're right!
    Make that "USA". If anyone outside the USA wants them, I'll ship at actual cost.
    Rick W
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    Silver & Deming drill bits FS

    I have two groups of mostly US made Silver & Deming drill bits for sale. All are sharp and in good condition.
    The first group of 7 bits includes a 9/16" VA HSS, a USA 5/8" HSS, a LSI US 11/16" HSS,...
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    The follow rest is sold. The face plate is still...

    The follow rest is sold.
    The face plate is still available.
    Rick W
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