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by tnimble
Mon May 05, 2008 12:35 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: The Golden Ratio
Replies: 19
Views: 3848

The Golden Ratio

What strikes me agian and again when people are truing to use it or analyse a piece how they go about it. Find a length multiply or divide by 1.6 and that is the other dimension or search for that size. This relation between lengths of 1.618.... is only valid for the large dimensions in a piece. For...
by tnimble
Tue Apr 08, 2008 1:38 pm
Forum: Woodworking
Topic: Spalted?
Replies: 21
Views: 3407

Spalted?

Thats sap wood that you've got. It is the younger wood in the tree located at the outside. It is this wood that transports the food and drink for the tree and where the bark forms. The inner hardwood is a more dense and complex wood which is heavier and gives the structural strength to the tree. The...
by tnimble
Mon Mar 31, 2008 11:43 am
Forum: Hand Tools
Topic: Polished steel surface and rust
Replies: 27
Views: 4955

Polished steel surface and rust

Back on the topic of polished versus ground / milled. A polished surface is more rust resistant (but light rust will be visible more obvious) especially on steels with higher carbon and if hardened. When the metal is frosted and oiled or waxed afterwards the most rust resistance will be gained. To f...
by tnimble
Thu Mar 20, 2008 7:26 pm
Forum: Hand Tools
Topic: chisel & plane iron angles
Replies: 32
Views: 4149

chisel & plane iron angles

Hi all Guys guys , sorry and girls, that not what my idea was all about it about collating as much info on all woodworking tools from ... Its not about common angle being used by many on this plane or that plane or they differ if your using hardwood etc thats up to the individual, The title is a bi...
by tnimble
Thu Mar 20, 2008 11:56 am
Forum: Hand Tools
Topic: chisel & plane iron angles
Replies: 32
Views: 4149

chisel & plane iron angles

That's true but still it a very good idea to have. This or any other forum would not be the best plave. An wikipedia article "common blade angles (woodworking)" would be more suitable. That articcle can refer to a few arcticles on planes, chisels, sharpening methods etc. After this a few tables foll...
by tnimble
Mon Dec 17, 2007 8:41 am
Forum: Hand Tools
Topic: Plane Restoration
Replies: 7
Views: 2077

Plane Restoration

Nice one., About the same procedure as I do, except I do all the screws, botls en rods and the adjustment wheel on the lathe. and I use original japanning instead of epoxy.


Oh and thanks I think for the calling armature (only my bench does not have those nice doors ::) )
by tnimble
Thu Dec 13, 2007 12:16 pm
Forum: Wooden boats
Topic: A special message
Replies: 20
Views: 8266

A special message

@Alf your missing a .----. in your message :)
Now look here, most people can't even cope with including them in plain language and I don't say nuffink... >:(
Пожалуйста, не укуса, я не хотел оскорбить, причинить боль или поставить Вас в место

Seems my ; went :
by tnimble
Thu Dec 13, 2007 9:57 am
Forum: Wooden boats
Topic: A special message
Replies: 20
Views: 8266

A special message

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by tnimble
Thu Dec 13, 2007 9:52 am
Forum: Wooden boats
Topic: A special message
Replies: 20
Views: 8266

A special message

balaseleyo
बहुत बढ़िया
or
hay bởi t
by tnimble
Wed Dec 12, 2007 2:52 pm
Forum: Wooden boats
Topic: A special message
Replies: 20
Views: 8266

A special message

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by tnimble
Wed Dec 12, 2007 2:12 pm
Forum: Wooden boats
Topic: A special message
Replies: 20
Views: 8266

A special message

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by tnimble
Wed Dec 12, 2007 10:26 am
Forum: Wooden boats
Topic: A special message
Replies: 20
Views: 8266

A special message

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by tnimble
Wed Dec 12, 2007 8:54 am
Forum: Projects
Topic: Keeping SWIMBO happy
Replies: 35
Views: 5912

Keeping SWIMBO happy

Nice result, very much like how the the edge bendings came out and the shape of the top!
by tnimble
Tue Dec 11, 2007 11:09 am
Forum: Hand Tools
Topic: hand planing a taper
Replies: 14
Views: 2723

hand planing a taper

As an add on to the post by Sgian Dubh. When you want to taper more sides of the leg, before planing to the final shape, reattach the offcut with some tape. This gives you again the reference to cut the other taper(s) on the leg with the bandsaw.
by tnimble
Mon Dec 10, 2007 11:11 am
Forum: Hand Tools
Topic: hand planing a taper
Replies: 14
Views: 2723

hand planing a taper

A simple batten like jig jamesarthur wrote about above would seem the most handy sulotion. Its best compared as a special case shooting board. Nothing wrong with using such a thing.