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York vise problems - Paul Sellers' Blog

Dec 13, 2015 ... It didn't take very long for me to regret installing them because after even only a few days the cast iron mechanism crumbled away inside. York vises are ... I use old Woden and Old Record vises for my school workbenches and am about to replace many of them with larger vises. ... Add-vise on bench vises.

Old Men, Old Planes, Old Ways Now Gone - The Origin of Scrub ...

Jul 28, 2014 ... It's important to know that woodworkers were using wooden planes for these different tasks for centuries and that they were in no way inferior to anything produced with modern-day all-metal planes. These crafting artisans in wood resisted the introduction of the all-metal cast iron and steel planes with ...

Hand Plane Review - Why The ECE Jack Plane is The Best Value

Mar 29, 2016 ... Turn Any Bench Plane In To A Smoothing Plane By Setting Up The Cap Iron (VIDEO) .... I don't like it though and would love to replace it with oil. Reply ... ECE is a traditional German company, maybe comparable to Stanley, though in Germany planes generally have been wooden ones. There is some ...

5 Best Sanders for Old-House Projects - Old House Restoration ...

Feb 20, 2013 ... Sanding knocks down saw marks; evens up pieces; removes paint, blemishes, and wood filler; it flushes and feathers drywall and plaster repairs, and ... or a lawn mower blade, it's easier to get and hold the angle required on a stationary sander than on any sharpening stone or bench grinder I've used.